Saturday, August 25News That Matters

Tag: Rajnath Singh

Rajnath said on Article 35A – Centre won’t do anything against sentiments of J&K people

Rajnath said on Article 35A – Centre won’t do anything against sentiments of J&K people

J&K
The Central government will not do anything "against the sentiments" of the people of Jammu and Kashmir, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday, amid a raging debate over the fate of Article 35A under which residents of the state get special privileges. He also expressed willingness to meet "anyone who wants to help" in resolving problems of Kashmir, responding to a question as to whether the government is ready to hold talks with the separatists. Singh, who is on a four-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir since September 9, told reporters here that the tree of peace in Kashmir has not dried up and that a permanent solution to Kashmir issue is based on five 'C's -- compassion, communication, coexistence, confidence building and consistency. To a question about legal challenge to ...
Govt plans major step against terrorism, to seal international boundaries with Pakistan, Bangladesh soon

Govt plans major step against terrorism, to seal international boundaries with Pakistan, Bangladesh soon

National
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said India is pondering over sealing the international boundaries with Pakistan and Bangladesh soon. Addressing the passing out parade of the Border Security Force Assistant Commandants at the BSF Academy in Tekanpur, Madhya Pradesh, Singh said: “India is planning to seal the international boundaries with Pakistan and Bangladesh as soon as possible. This could be India's major step against terrorism and the problem of refugees.” The minister added that the border with Pakistan would be sealed by 2018. The decision has been taken in the wake of an increase in infiltration attempts, said Singh. "The project will be periodically monitored by the Home Secretary at the Central level, the BSF from the security forces' perspective and the