Those in the race should Jaswant Singh quit as Opposition leader in the RS
Yashwant Sinha: Backed by Atal Behari Vajpayee
Sushma Swaraj: Supported by the party and L.K. Advani
M.M. Joshi: The dark horse, may get Vajpayee's vote.
Arun Jaitley: Good speaker, but not in the running
Jaswant Singh's mole may have entertained the nation for a while and increased sales of his book but it's left the BJP feeling quite ridiculous. In a session where they had hoped to climb into the government on the terror front, they have been left foolishly hunting down a mole that seems lost in the woodwork of the venerable Rajput's weighty rhetoric.
The mole has certainly landed Jaswant in a hole vis-a-vis the party and the larger Sangh parivar. RSS spokesman Ram Madhav told Outlook: "This mole has taken up too much time of the country and...