Nagrota News

Top J&K BJP leader ‘bought’ village land in Nagrota not up for sale

Asked whether Nirmal Singh or his wife got permission to construct the house, Jammu Development Authority’s vice-chairman R K Shewan said it is “not there in our records”.

House of shadows

BJP leaders in J&K have placed themselves at odds with army over land in Nagrota. State government must ensure due process.


Sack Nirmal Singh for anti-Army remarks: Jammu traders’ body to PM Modi

Nirmal Singh had landed into a controversy after his wife Mamta Singh started getting a house constructed near Army’s ammunition depot at Ban in Nagrota block.

Nagrota land deal can hurt party image, admits Jammu BJP

The Indian Express had also reported how Himgiri Infrastructure Development Limited, the company incorporated in 2000 by senior BJP leaders in Jammu which was used to buy land next to the Army ammunition depot in Nagrota.

Congress questions PM Modi's silence on Nagrota land issue

The Congress also accused Singh — who along with Gupta and Sharma are shareholders in Himgiri Infrastructure Development Pvt Limited which bought the land — of insulting Corps Commander of the Army’s 16 Corps.

J&K BJP leaders bought land next to Nagrota ammunition depot, Army tells ex-Deputy CM your house illegal, security risk

An Army officer at Nagrota told The Indian Express that Lt General Saranjeet Singh was constrained to write directly to Nirmal Singh because “the local administration was not responding to the Army’s repeated requests to stop construction work.”


J&K: Seven army men killed in terror attack at Army post in Nagrota, all terrorists neutralised

A senior Army officer said that heavily-armed militants in police uniform stormed the 166 artillery unit, opening indiscriminate fire.

Manohar Parrikar on Nagrota attack: Lethargy has set in, cannot afford security lapses

Manohar Parrikar said it was "very painful" to see soldiers die but they needed to save children and families.

Will not accept cross-border terrorism as 'new normal' in bilateral ties: India to Pakistan

On the Nagrota militant attack two days back, MEA said, "We are awaiting specific details before taking the next step."

Major's and jawan's families question security arrangements in army camps

Outside the old ancestral house of the Gosavi family in Pandharpur, his teary-eyed father sits as relatives and friends come to console the family members.