Rajnath Singh said that "anybody trying to harm nation's pride and reputation will be given a befitting reply".
President of Jammu Bar Association Abhinav Sharma said that they have no objection to Kashmir getting an AIIMS, but Jammu shall get the one announced for it by the Centre during its union budget in Parliament.
Geelani, his wife and his son, Dr Naseem, had applied for passports online.
Jitendra Singh also said that MEA is yet to take a final call over Geelani’s request for an Indian passport.
The demonstration continued for nearly an hour and later, the protesters dispersed. Singh, who happens to be BJP legislator from Billawar, was not present there at that time.
A project for the construction of an artificial lake over Tawi was first conceived during Ghulam Nabi Azad’s rule between 2006-08.
Senior party leaders, including Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, may interact with participants at the workshop.
Pandit Rikhi Ram has not been able to contact his two sons since Saturday, with phone links down.
Rikhi Ram had talked to Parkash on Saturday morning when he called the later on phone from Jammu.
With their death, the family has lost their source of livelihood as both were the only breadwinners.
Significantly, all these places had during the 2014 assembly polls voted for BJP.
According to Dr Karan Singh, the Hari-Tara Trust, of which he is trustee, had leased the premises in pursuit of a ‘charitable’ objective, which the Governor’s residence has failed to serve.
The traders group said Jammu shall not be deprived of the one AIIMS that was announced by Central govt in Union budget.
The state government’s request follows the Army’s “conditional consent” to opening of these areas for foreign tourists.
The Opposition as well as separatist leaders want the Pandits to return to their homes.
Says govt committed to dignified return of the migrants.
2 members of the erstwhile royal family are among 8 people nominated as members of the State Legislative Council by J&K Governor.
Even the Kashmiri Pandits already staying in the Valley do not want to live separately, Mufti said.
The body of a policeman killed in the Shopian terrorist attack has been lying at the airport waiting to be sent home.
One of the agitating members even carried a placard saying 'Big No - AFSPA’.
Similarly, as per he survey of the Srinagar Municipal Corporation there were one stray dog for every 13 people.
Three policemen had been killed in a terrorist attack in Shopian on Monday.
A massive landslide had created a 15-km-long artificial lake on Phuktal.
In protest against the marshaling out of the opposition legislators, other NC and Congress MLAs stood on their seats.
When the Speaker did not respond, they joined the Opposition in walking out of the House.
Deputy Commissioner Choudhary brought simple solutions using digital tech, picked for PM’s award.
The National Conference said the contradictory reports reflected on the credibility of the Commission.
During Eid on August 9, 2013, a large number of houses and commercial establishments were reduced to ashes; three people were killed
Shameful that schoolchildren had to see this, says Nayeem Akhtar.
Omar Abdullah accused that the PDP-BJP coalition government has lied that the hydel power project was transferred to the state.
He was disrupting House proceedings during the question hour.
The revelation has come at a time when Mufti govt is talking of denotifying certain areas of the state for phased withdrawal of AFSPA.
He described the fractured mandate thrown by 2014 assembly elections as a chance to change the state’s destiny.
With the state economy in shambles post floods, FM Haseeb Drabu said the stance of his Budget was expansionary.
"We will deal with them," said Mufti, adding that peace will prevail in the state.
Believed to be part of same group that hit police station in Jammu and killed 5 Friday.