VK SINGH

  • Gen VK Singh attended Pakistan's National Day based on reciprocal politics 7 hours 57 minutes ago

    Days after the row over Minister of State MoS External Affairs General VK Singh visiting the Pakistan High Commission on their National Day celebrations, reports suggest that the move to send Singh for the event was based on reciprocal politics. Earlier, Lt Gen (Retd) Abdul Qadir Baloch, Federal Minister for...
  • How could our Ex-Army Chief be part of Pakistan Day celebrations? 10 hours 12 minutes ago

    Retired General VK Singh, former Chief of Indian Army and now Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, attended a dinner hosted on Pakistan Republic Day also called Pakistan Day hosted by Pakistan's envoy to India Abdul Basit which included Kashmiri Separatists who want Kashmir out of India. Ever since the new...
  • Gen VK Singh attended Pakistan Day function after Centre's considered decision: MEA Yesterday

    New Delhi: External Affairs Ministry on Wednesday said its Minister of State Gen VK Singh attended the Pakistan National Day function after a "considered decision" by the government. "I want to make it very clear he (Singh) went there as government representative. He went there based on a considered decision. He...
  • VK Singh can't blame government for making him attend Pakistan's event: Congress 2 days ago

    The Congress has hit out at MoS External Affairs VK Singh saying a former army general should not have tweeted on foreign policy. "Don't understand why he kept saying it was a government decision. He is part of it so it is his decision. There is a collective responsibility," former...
  • VK Singh forced to clarify his stand, says fully committed to government 2 days ago

    New Delhi: After a series of tweets on attending Pakistan National Day celebrations, Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh was forced to clarify his stand after Prime Minister Narendra Modi stepped in. Singh said that he is fully committed to the government and the Prime Minister and has...
  • MoS External Affairs General VK Singh's office rubbishes rumours of his resignation 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh's office on Tuesday night rubbished rumours of his resignation from the post. The former Army chief had on Monday attended Pakistan's National Day celebrations at Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi where several Kashmiri separatist leaders were also present. Singh...
  • Sack VK Singh for his intriguing tweets: Congress 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Tuesday demanded sacking of Union Minister VK Singh in the wake of his intriguing tweets shortly after representing the Government at the national day reception at Pakistan High Commission. "Government should sack him or he should act according to his conscience after the flip-flop-flip since yesterday," party...
  • Gen VK Singh refuses to explain his 'duty, disgust' tweets after attending Pakistan Day celebration 3 days ago

    New Delhi: "I do not owe an explanation to anybody", a dismissive Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh said on Tuesday when asked about his cryptic tweets on Monday night using words "disgust" and "duty" after representing the government at the Pakistan function. The former Army Chief had been...
  • If VK Singh feels duty is a burden, he should quit: Congress 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Training guns at Minister of State for External Affairs General (Retd) VK Singh for his duty and disgust tweets soon after attending the celebration of the Pakistan National Day, Congress said that he should quit if he thinks duty is a burden. "If VK Singh feels that duty...
  • After attending Pakistan Day celebrations, MoS External Affairs VK Singh tweets on Duty, Disgust 3 days ago

    New Delhi: After attending Pakistan Day celebrations at Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi, Minister of States for External Affairs Gen VK Singh on Monday night expressed his feelings in a series of tweets with #Duty and #Disgust as hash tags. Singh on Monday night said he was asked by the...
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  • Government asked me to go to Pakistan National Day celebration: VK Singh 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Union Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh on Monday night said he was asked by the government to represent it at the Pakistan National Day reception at the Pakistani High Commission. "The Government of India has to sent an MoS. They sent me and I went...
  • News 360: VK Singh, Kashmiri separatist leaders attend Pakistan National Day celebrations 4 days ago

    Minister of State for External Affairs Minister VK Singh on Monday attended Pakistan National Day reception at the High Commission in New Delhi amidst the controversy sparked by Pakistani envoy Abdul Basit's comments that India was not against his interactions with Kashmiri separatist leaders. ...
  • MoS External Affairs Gen VK Singh attends Pakistan National Day reception 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Minister of State for External Affairs Minister VK Singh on Monday attended Pakistan National Day reception at the High Commission in New Delhi amidst the controversy sparked by Pakistani envoy Abdul Basit's comments that India was not against his interactions with Kashmiri separatist leaders. Singh, former Army Chief, attended...
  • MoS External Affair Gen VK Singh to attend Pakistan Day celebration 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Minister of States for External Affairs Gen VK Singh will be attending the Pakistan Day celebrations in New Delhi on Monday. The Pakistan Day is celebrated to commemorate the Muslim League's Resolution on March 23, 1940 demanding a separate nation for Muslims. Separatist leaders from Jammu and Kashmir will also...
  • Kashmir rail project cost overrun at Rs 17000 crore March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla railway project has been delayed by over 16 years which would result in cost overrun of Rs 17,065 crore, Parliament was informed on Wednesday. The project is now expected to be completed by December 2018, in place of November 2002 as the initial commissioning target for the...
  • Anna Hazare's platform is now more political: VK Singh March 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Veteran social activist Anna Hazare's platform is more political and not just social anymore, MoS External Affairs VK Singh said on Saturday. Speaking over the issue of Land Acquisition Ordinance, Singh said though he respects Hazare but over time the activist's platform of issues to be discussed has turned...
  • Kiran Bedi, Gen VK Singh were always soft on BJP, alleges AAP leader Kumar Vishwas January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas has accused Bharatiya Janata Party's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi and Union Minister General (retired) VK Singh of being soft on the BJP even when they were with Anna Hazare's anti-corruption movement. As part of attacks and counterattacks between AAP and BJP,...
  • Colonial 'mentality' hampering Hindi: VK Singh December 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Hindi is not getting its proper due as the "mentality" that developed out of "imperialism" continue to persist among Indians, Union Minister General (Retd) VK Singh said on Saturday. The Minister of State for External Affairs said that US is developed, as the country had discarded "imperialist practices" like...
  • Centre says 24 Indian fishermen currently in detention in Sri Lanka November 27, 2014

    New Delhi: 24 Indian fishermen are currently under detention or arrest in Sri Lankan jails on the charge of alleged fishery related violation, the government said on Thursday. In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Gen...
  • BJP puts Article 370 on the backburner in view of the upcoming Jammu and Kashmir Assembly polls November 19, 2014

    Srinagar: As Jammu and Kashmir heads to the polls, the BJP's stand on Article 370 seems to have taken a backseat to see its campaign of Mission Kashmir 44 succeed. "I think a lot of misgivings have been created about this issue. The party line is very simple. Divisive dialogue should...
  • No dialogue with Pakistan till ceasefire violations stop: VK Singh November 15, 2014

    Srinagar: There will be no dialogue with Pakistan till it continues to violate ceasefire along the Line of Control and International Border in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister General (retd) VK Singh said on Saturday. "Dialogue process has been stopped because if you (Pakistan) are firing at me, you are stopping...
  • Those talking about reports of Hindu CM in J&K insecure: VK Singh November 15, 2014

    Srinagar: Ahead of state elections, Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh visited Kashmir on Saturday. Talking about the ongoing debate on Article 370 which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir Singh said, "We have neither put Article 370 on the shelf nor taken it out of...
  • Eight-year-old prodigy of Indian origin to address summit on cyber security November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: An eight-year old Indian-origin child prodigy is among experts who will address a cyber security conference starting on Friday where Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh is also listed as a keynote speaker. In his address at the summit on November...
  • China needs to come to table on border dispute: VK Singh September 12, 2014

    Gandhinagar: China needs to come to the discussion table to resolve the longstanding border dispute on Arunachal Pradesh, Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs VK Singh said on Friday. "We are having a border dispute with China about Arunachal Pradesh. It doesn't become their (China's) region by merely putting claim...
  • Congress virtually questions continuance of VK Singh as minister September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Monday virtually questioned the continuance of former Army chief Gen VK Singh as Union minister in the wake of the Armed Forces Tribunal making some carping comments against him in the Sukna land scam case. "How many times a minister has been found guilty of conspiracy?... There...
  • Armed Forces Tribunal: Playing with fire September 8, 2014

    In an extraordinary order, the Armed Forces Tribunal has exonerated Lieutenant General PK Rath, the former General Officer Commanding the Siliguri based 33 Corps, of any wrong doing in what has been labeled by the media as the 'Sukhna Scam'. The bench, comprising Hon'ble Justice Sunil Hali and Hon'ble Air...
  • Northeast need development for peace, says VK Singh September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The northeast region needs development to bring about peace, Minister Of Development Of North Eastern Region, VK Singh said on Saturday. "Northeast region is full of natural resources... development starts everything and if it does not exist, everything will fall. This region needs development which can bring peace,"...
  • Sukhna land scam: My stand has been vindicated, says Gen PK Rath September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) set aside Lt Gen PK Rath's conviction in the Sukhna Land scam, Rath has said that his stand has been vindicated. "I have always said since the beginning that there has been no wrongdoing on my part. My stand has...
  • Tatra bribery case : HC grants bail to Lt Gen (Retd.) Tejinder Singh September 5, 2014

    New Delhi The Delhi High Court granted bail to Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh in Tatra bribery case on Friday. Earlier on Thursday the Court reserved its order on the bail plea of Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh, who has been arrested for allegedly offering Rs 14 crore bribe to the...