Stating that the Army also engaged tracker dogs to trace out the insurgents, the sources said more than 1000 security personnel had been deployed in the area for carrying out extensive search operations and cordoned off the area.
SCO meeting: Sushma Swaraj said, “The criminal terrorist militias are not impeded by borders as they seek to destroy the architecture of international stability and build walls of fear in societies that believe in pluralism.”
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who arrived here last night attended the defence ministers’ meeting and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj took part in the foreign ministers’ meeting. The two meetings were being held as part of the preparations for the SCO summit.
BJP state general secretary M T Ramesh claimed posters demanding justice for the Kathua rape victim, allegedly prepared by a pro-ISIS social media group based in Sri Lanka, had been widely circulated on social media in the state along with the hartal call.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is already at Beijing on a four-day visit here to attend the SCO Foreign Ministers meeting to finalise the agenda for the summit of the eight-member political, economic and security bloc.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said the state is going to develop an international airport at Hisar, about 150 km from New Delhi and About 2,400 acres of government land is available for this airport.
Referring to Chief Minister Siddaramaiah contesting from Badami constituency in addition to Chamundeshwari, Rao said BJP would not allow him to win from the second seat and create such a battle the people would love to see.
The apex court on Monday directed the Centre to respond to a plea seeking to declare the provisions of Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) validating the practice of polygamy and ‘nikah halala’ as unconstitutional.
When asked whether Dalits would play an important role in the 2019 general election, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said the Dalit vote has always been important and therefore political leaders reach out to the community.