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'We are committed to equality,' Union minister Jitendra Singh hits out at Omar's tweets on delimitation

Jitendra Singh's comments came in response to recent tweets by former Chief Minister and National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah accusing the BJP of treating J&K differently from other states in the country over the issue of delimitation.

Anti-India intellectualism a pastime for failed scholars: Union minister Jitendra Singh

Coming down heavily on “Kashmir apologists”, whether in academics or in politics, Singh exhorted researchers to go through statements made by these academics and intellectuals after the Pulwama attack.


Railway Ministry seeks action against Jitendra Singh’s OSD

Sanjiv Kumar, a 2005-batch Indian Railway Personnel Service (IRPS) officer on deputation as Singh’s OSD, said the Railway Board was being run by officers influenced by “departmentalism”.

Nehruvian blunder responsible for J-K crisis: Jitendra Singh

Singh blamed the Congress and first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru for the current crisis in the state and said successive governments in the state committed blunders.

University can't be platform for anti-India baiting: Jitendra Singh

Jitendra Singh said, "A university cannot be used as a platform for anti-India baiting and that free flow of thoughts is welcome, but it has to be guided by the bottom-line of patriotic and nationalistic commitment."

No issue as far as Kashmir is concerned except to retrieve PoK: Union Minister

Singh said the partition of Indian subcontinent was the biggest mistake in recent history and after independence, this got compounded by another blunder on the part of the then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.


BJP has set example by breaking alliance with PDP over discrimination against Jammu: Jitendra Singh

Singh said the decision of the BJP has baffled the opposition parties in Jammu and Kashmir which have never witnessed such a thing in their political history.

Governor’s rule is no alternative to democracy. It is a transitory phase, even in a state like J&K: Jitendra Singh

Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office Jitendra Singh defends the BJP decision to pull out of the J&K coalition, says the party’s position on Article 370 hasn’t changed but can’t be “dealt with” during Governor’s rule, and claims number of youths using govt avenues in state is possibly higher than from any other state.

JEE Advanced Result 2018: Jitendra Singh felicitates successful students of 'Kashmir Super 30'

Union Minister Jitendra Singh said earlier, students of remote and peripheral areas were at disadvantage because of the constraint of resources and lack of material available for studying.

No decision to be taken which may undermine morale of security forces in J-K: MoS Jitendra Singh

He also warned that action would be taken against officials who facilitated Aadhaar or voter cards to illegally settled Rohingyas. 

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Vijai Sharma takes oath as CIC; Modi, Jaitley, Kharge attend ceremony

President Pranab Mukherjee administers oath to new Chief Information Commissioner Vijai Sharma at Rashtrapati Bhavan.