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Haryana assembly: House pays homage to departed leaders, soldiers

Hindustan Times/Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 12:33 AM IST
Jaswant Singh treated me like an adult. He listened carefully, asked probing questions and, occasionally, shared his own experiences(PTI)
Jaswant Singh treated me like an adult. He listened carefully, asked probing questions and, occasionally, shared his own experiences(PTI)

What I admired about Jaswant Singh, writes Karan Thapar

UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2020 06:14 AM IST
Jaswant Singh’s book on Jinnah took a different view. He didn’t care what his party thought of his scholarship. It was the “truth” as he saw it. Such courage and conviction is rare. In Indian politics, it’s probably unique
Jaswant Singh passed away at the age of 82 following a long spell of illness, in New Delhi(PTI)
Jaswant Singh passed away at the age of 82 following a long spell of illness, in New Delhi(PTI)

US condoles death of Jaswant Singh; hails his role for strengthening of Indo-US partnership

Washington | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2020 12:23 PM IST
Jaswant Singh, one of the founding members of the BJP and a close associate of ex-prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, died on September 27 following a long spell of illness. He was 82.
Jaswant Singh, who held portfolios of external affairs, defence and finance, died on Sunday after a prolonged illness.(HT ARCHIVE)
Jaswant Singh, who held portfolios of external affairs, defence and finance, died on Sunday after a prolonged illness.(HT ARCHIVE)

Jaswant Singh: Bidding adieu to a political stalwart

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2020 11:16 AM IST
A former Major in the Indian Army, Jaswant Singh’s four-decade-long political journey traversed through highs and the lows.
Jaswant Singh passed away at the age of 82 following a long spell of illness in New Delhi on Sunday.(PTI File Photo)
Jaswant Singh passed away at the age of 82 following a long spell of illness in New Delhi on Sunday.(PTI File Photo)

Jaswant Singh’s life encapsulated evolution of India

By Pramit Pal Chaudhari
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2020 01:23 AM IST
Jaswant Singh’s personal study of history, independent of the sangh parivar, led him to conclude it was the common Indian’s faith that had allowed Indic society to survive for so many millennia.
File photo: Former Union minister Jaswant Singh at United Nations.(PTI)
File photo: Former Union minister Jaswant Singh at United Nations.(PTI)

Leaders across party lines condole former Union minister Jaswant Singh’s demise

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2020 11:11 PM IST
Jaswant Singh passed away after a prolonged illness in New Delhi on Sunday. He was 82.
“My heartfelt condolences at the passing away of senior leader from Rajasthan and former union minister, shri Jaswant Singhji,” Gehlot tweeted.(ANI photo)
“My heartfelt condolences at the passing away of senior leader from Rajasthan and former union minister, shri Jaswant Singhji,” Gehlot tweeted.(ANI photo)

Ashok Gehlot condoles death of Jaswant Singh

Jaipur | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 27, 2020 02:39 PM IST
Former union minister Jaswant Singh died early today at a hospital in Delhi.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee(ANI)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee(ANI)

‘Saddened’: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee mourns former Union minister Jaswant Singh’s demise

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Niyati Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2020 02:28 PM IST
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday mourned the death of former Union minister Jaswant Singh, who died of prolonged illness in Delhi. Singh died of a cardiac arrest on Sunday morning. He was 82.
Former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah(File photo)
Former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah(File photo)

‘Perfect boss and mentor’: Omar Abdullah condoles demise of former Union minister Jaswant Singh

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Niyati Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2020 12:56 PM IST
Former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah, recalled the memories he has of working with former Union minister Jaswant Singh, who died of prolonged illness on Sunday and called him the “perfect boss and mentor”.

Jaswant Singh, founding member of the BJP and former Union minister, passes away

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2020 04:46 PM IST
After India conducted the nuclear tests in 1998, and the US imposed sanctions on India, Singh was the lead negotiator for talks with the then US deputy secretary of state, Strobe Talbott
Jaswant Singh becamse Member of Parliament for nine times.
Jaswant Singh becamse Member of Parliament for nine times.

Jaswant Singh: A gentleman politician and Vajpayee’s globetrotting trouble-shooter

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2020 11:28 AM IST
Author of six books, Jaswant Singh’s interests included international affairs, defence, environment, ecology and wildlife.

Former Union Minister Jaswant Singh passes away; PM Modi, Rajnath Singh tweet condolences

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2020 10:01 AM IST
Jaswant Singh was admitted to an Army hospital in Delhi on June 25. He was being treated for Sepsis with Multiorgan Dysfunction Syndrome.
A former station house officer of the Khanna Sadar police has been booked for stripping three men and recording their videos.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A former station house officer of the Khanna Sadar police has been booked for stripping three men and recording their videos.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Policeman booked forstripping 3 men, recording video in Ludhiana in 2019

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2020 10:12 PM IST
In a nine second video reportedly recorded around 12 months back, three persons were allegedly seen standing nude before the SHO, whose voice was audible though his face could not be seen
Of the 576 prisoners eligible for release at Burail Jail, 397 prisoners were allowed to leave by prison authorities.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Of the 576 prisoners eligible for release at Burail Jail, 397 prisoners were allowed to leave by prison authorities.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

40% inmates released from Burail Jail during Covid-19 lockdown

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2020 11:52 PM IST
Inmates will return to jail in a staggered manner from July 2 to July 22. They will be isolated for 15 days in a special ward set up in the prison before being screened
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HC allows Haryana to hold PG counselling

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAY 06, 2020 10:29 PM IST
During the hearing on Wednesday, the government apprised the court of the changes made in the admission criterion, after which it was allowed to proceed with the admissions
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In wake of endemic, 35% Burail jail inmates likely to get parole

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2020 01:20 AM IST
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Rabi crops damaged in Fazilka villages; process starts to assess losses

Hindustan Times, Ferozepur | By Gaurav Sagar Bhaskar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 13, 2020 10:18 PM IST
Kalar Kehda; Usman Kehda; Saidawala; Panjawa; Gumjal; Khuia Sarvar and Gumzal villages have been the worst-hit.
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Two teens injured in firing over quarrel with cousins in Amritsar

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2020 10:09 PM IST
Injured are identified as Surinderpal Singh, 17, and Jaswinderpal Singh, 16.
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Punjab and Haryana HC gives chief architect 4 weeks to draw up parking plan

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2019 01:05 AM IST
The multi-level underground parking lot is to come up opposite the HC; the current parking space only has a capacity for 800 cars
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Gurdaspur youth’s body found in sea in Vietnam

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Kamaljit Singh Kamal, Gurdaspur
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2019 11:35 PM IST
Kin suspect it’s hate killing; say Lachhman Singh, 22, who worked in merchant navy, used to tell them that his co-workers often called him ‘Laden’
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Ludhiana man dies after quack administers injection

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2019 10:39 PM IST
The Sadar police have arrested the accused quack and charged him with causing death due to negligence
Foreign minister Jaswant Singh with his Pakistan counterpart, Sartaj Aziz, 1999(HT PHOTO)
Foreign minister Jaswant Singh with his Pakistan counterpart, Sartaj Aziz, 1999(HT PHOTO)

The inside story: How New Delhi charted its diplomatic win in Kargil

By Vivek Katju
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 06:57 PM IST
Atal Behari Vajpayee, Jaswant Singh, Brajesh Mishra and K Raghunath played an exemplary role during the crisis
The family of Jaspal Singh has been protesting in Faridkot. Jaspal allegedly committed suicide in custody though his body has not been recovered.(Bharat Bhushan / HT)
The family of Jaspal Singh has been protesting in Faridkot. Jaspal allegedly committed suicide in custody though his body has not been recovered.(Bharat Bhushan / HT)

A tale of friendship, deceit and ‘suicides’

Hindustan Times, Faridkot | By Vishal Rambani and Parteek Singh Mahal
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2019 11:09 AM IST
A CIA inspector shot himself hours after allegedly disposing of body of a 22-year-old youth, who is said to have committed suicide in police custody on May 19.
File photo of BJP legislator Kailash Choudhary who defeated Congress’ Manvendra Singh in the Barmer Lok Sabha seat.(HT FIle)
File photo of BJP legislator Kailash Choudhary who defeated Congress’ Manvendra Singh in the Barmer Lok Sabha seat.(HT FIle)

Lok Sabha election results 2019: BJP’s Kailash Choudhary beats Congress’ Manvendra Singh in Barmer

HindustanTimes, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2019 12:52 PM IST
The Bhartiya Janata Party’s wave of victory also saw candidate Kailash Choudhary also emerge victorious against Congress candidate Manvendra Singh.

Lok Sabha elections 2019: BJP banks on Modi appeal to reverse Congress assembly gains

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2019 06:27 AM IST
The high-profile seats of Barmer, Nagaur, Jodhpur and Rajsamand will be among the parliamentary constituencies that will vote in the fourth phase of the 17th general election.
Manvendra Singh is the Congress candidate from the Barmer Lok Sabha seat.(HT File Photo)
Manvendra Singh is the Congress candidate from the Barmer Lok Sabha seat.(HT File Photo)

Will Manvendra Singh repeat his 2004 Barmer Lok Sabha victory for Congress in 2019?

Hindustan Times, Barmer | By Mukesh Mathrani
PUBLISHED ON APR 19, 2019 03:34 PM IST
This is the fourth time Manvendra Singh is contesting the Lok Sabha polls. Though he has been in the fray since 1999, he tasted victory only in 2004. He lost the polls in 1999 and 2009 and did not contest in 2014 when his father Jaswant Singh contested as an independent.
Mumbai, India - Oct. 8, 2014 : Election Commission staff seals the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) at 181 Mahim Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency election office in D'Silva School, Dadar, Mumbai, India on Wednesday, October 8, 2014, days ahead of the upcoming ASSEMBLY (VIDHAN SABHA) ELECTIONS on October 15, 2014. (Photo by Kalpak Pathak / Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)
Mumbai, India - Oct. 8, 2014 : Election Commission staff seals the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) at 181 Mahim Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency election office in D'Silva School, Dadar, Mumbai, India on Wednesday, October 8, 2014, days ahead of the upcoming ASSEMBLY (VIDHAN SABHA) ELECTIONS on October 15, 2014. (Photo by Kalpak Pathak / Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)

Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: Barmer in Rajasthan may be an interesting seat to watch out for

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2019 01:43 PM IST
Elections will be held in two phases in Rajasthan. Voting in 13 constituencies will be held in the first phase on April 29. The remaining 12 constituencies will vote on May 5. The votes will be counted on May 23.
Chandra Prakash Joshi will contest once again against Congress leader Gopal Singh Idwa from the Chittorgarh Lok Sabha seat this year.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT PHOTO)
Chandra Prakash Joshi will contest once again against Congress leader Gopal Singh Idwa from the Chittorgarh Lok Sabha seat this year.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT PHOTO)

Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: It’s Congress vs BJP in Rajasthan’s Chittorgarh

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2019 01:39 PM IST
Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jaswant Singh and Congress’ senior leader Girija Vyas have represented the constituency in the past.
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Lok Sabha election: Taksalis divided over support to Khalra from Khadoor Sahib, Brahmpura firm on JJ

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Anil Sharma
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2019 09:46 PM IST
Some senior Taksali leaders, including party secretary general Sewa Singh Sekhwan, are in favour of extending support to Bibi Khalra, the wife of human rights activist late Jaswant Singh, and have requested JJ Singh to withdraw his candidature from Khadoor Sahib.
Elected from Barmer’s Sheo in 2013 on the BJP ticket, Manvendra Singh Jasol has since joined the Congress and is the party’s candidate against Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje at Jhalrapatan in Hadoti region.(PTI/File Photo)
Elected from Barmer’s Sheo in 2013 on the BJP ticket, Manvendra Singh Jasol has since joined the Congress and is the party’s candidate against Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje at Jhalrapatan in Hadoti region.(PTI/File Photo)

Rajasthan assembly elections 2018: Decoding Vasundhara Raje-challenger Manvendra Singh’s Jasol suffix

Hindustan Times, Jasol | By Vinod Sharma
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2018 11:27 PM IST
Rajasthan assembly elections 2018: Jasol is part of the assembly constituency Pachpadara where Manvendra Singh held the massively attended swabhimaan rally to seek his constituents’ view on his plans to quit BJP. In that sense, he has earned the suffix Jasol, as his community’s political face.
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