JITENDRA SINGH

  • Jitendra Singh asks Ramban admintration to tap tourism potential of Chenab 13 hours 52 minutes ago

    Jammu: Union Minister Jitendra Singh has asked the Ramban district administration to formulate development projects on the concept of 'Make in India' to tap the tourism potential of the Chenab. "Formulate projects on the concept of 'Make in India' to tap the tourism potential of Chenab and to give Ramban district...
  • J&K government will take action against waving of Pakistani flags: Jitendra Singh Yesterday

    Jammu: Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Saturday condemned the waving of Pakistani flags at Hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani's rally and said he was confident that the Mufti Mohammad Sayeed government would rise to the occasion and take steps to ensure such incidents do not recur. "We (BJP and...
  • Congress protests outside Kejriwal's residence demanding Tomar's resignation on bogus 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Congress party on Thursday took to the streets of the national capital to protest against Delhi Law minister Jitendra Singh Tomar over his alleged bogus law degree. Party workers were seen protesting outside Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence demanding Tomar's ouster from the government as well...
  • Pakistan always fish in troubled waters in Jammu and Kashmir: Jitendra Singh April 18, 2015

    Katra: Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Saturday said that Pakistan is always expected to fish in troubled waters in Jammu and Kashmir. "As far as the Pakistan is concerned, it is always expected to fish in troubled waters (in Jammu and Kashmir)," Singh said in Katra. He was replying to a question...
  • BJP welcomes Kashmiri separatist Masarat Alam's arrest, says won't compromise on national security April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday welcomed the arrest of Kashmiri separatist leader and All India Hurriyat Conference hardliner Masarat Alam after the Jammu and Kashmir government bowed to Centre's pressure. Alam has been arrested under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act after he waved Pakistan flags to greet...
  • J&K hit by floods after incessant rains; armed forces, NDRF launch rescue operation March 30, 2015

    Srinagar/Jammu: Seven months after witnessing the worst ever floods in a century, Jammu and Kashmir is bracing to battle yet another deluge. The state is in panic as several areas of the Valley and parts of Jammu are flooded following incessant rains in the last couple of days. Till now...
  • J&K floods: Centre monitoring situation very closely, says Jitendra Singh March 30, 2015

    Seven months after witnessing the worst ever floods in a decade, Jammu and Kashmir is bracing to battle yet another deluge. Minister of State for Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh said there was no reason to panic and the the government is monitoring the situation in Kashmir very closely. He...
  • Mars Orbiter Mission completes 6 months in red planet's orbit today March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Mars Orbiter Mission or Mangalyaan, the country's first inter-planetary expedition, on Tuesday completed six months in the red planet's orbit. It is expected to live beyond its shelf life of six months, the Indian Space Research Organisation said as it attributed a 37-kg reserved propellant to the increased...
  • Mars Orbiter Mission likely to live beyond its 6-month lifespan: Government March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), the country's first inter-planetary expedition, is expected to live beyond its shelf life of six months, the government on Thursday said as it attributed a 37-kg reserved propellant to the increased life-span. The planned life-span of Mars Orbiter Mission, after its insertion into the Mars...
  • Delhi HC refuses to withdraw plea against AAP Minister Tomar on fake degree March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: In a major embarrassment for the Aam Aadmi Party, the Delhi High Court has refused to withdraw a plea against Delhi Law Minister Jitendra Singh Tomar. He is facing allegations that he enrolled as an advocate on a fake degree. The court has issued a notice to Tomar...
  • ISRO to build third launch pad at Sriharikota March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian space agency has proposed to set up its third rocket launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, in Andhra Pradesh, parliament was informed on Thursday. In a written reply to a question raised in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Science and Technology Jitendra Singh said:...
  • 'No proposal to raise, reduce retirement age of government employees': Lok Sabha March 11, 2015

    New Delhi: There is no proposal to either raise or reduce the retirement age of central government employees from the present 60 years, Lok Sabha was informed Wednesday. "No, madam," Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh said in his reply to a question on whether government proposes...
  • Jitendra Singh Tomar: A lawyer with Congress background gets crucial home, law departments in 'AAP' Ki Sarkar February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Jitendra Singh Tomar, a lawyer with Congress background, is Delhi's new home minister and also has the charge of law and justice ministry which saw a controversial stint of Somnath Bharti during previous AAP government. Tomar has been given charge of crucial Home department, which was earlier handled by...
  • India replying with four bullets to each Pakistan bullet: Jitendra Singh January 8, 2015

    Jammu: Asserting that people in the border did not want India to stop its response till Pakistan surrenders, Union Minister in PMO, Jitendra Singh said that troops are firing four bullets for each bullet fired by Pakistan along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir. "Where one bullet is being...
  • BJP to create history in Jammu and Kashmir today, says Jitendra Singh December 23, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said, "BJP has made history in J&K and will make history today. This will be a turning point not only for BJP but for J&K politics." ...
  • Terrorists want to disrupt J&K Assembly elections due to high voter turnout, says Jitendra Singh December 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Minister of State for Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh on Saturday condemned the terror attack on four towns of Jammu and Kashmir and said terrorists wanted to disrupt the state Assembly polls as there has been a high voter turnout in the first two phases. Singh said, "Terrorists want...
  • Centre contradicts BJP chief Amit Shah, says Saradha scam money not linked to Burdwan blasts December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: In an embarrassment for Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah, the Narendra Modi government on Wednesday contradicted him on the Burdwan blasts by saying there was no link between Saradha chit fund scam money and blasts. The comment came in a response to a question in the Rajya Sabha...
  • Centre introduces Bill to include leader of largest opposition party in panel to select CBI chief November 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Days ahead of the retirement of present Central Bureau of Investigation chief Ranjit Sinha, the government on Tuesday introduced a Bill in Lok Sabha to include the leader of the largest opposition party in the panel to select the head of the agency in the absence of a...
  • BJP only party protecting communal harmony: Jitendra Singh November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jitendra Singh Monday said that the BJP is the only political party committed to protecting communal harmony and ensuring development without discrimination. Singh, who hails from Jammu region, appealed to residents of Kishtwar to attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election rally in Kishtwar town in...
  • BJP 'very clear' on Article 370: Jitendra Singh November 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Asserting that BJP's stand on Article 370 is "very clear", Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said all issues, including the provision, which have been part of the party's manifesto, will be on its agenda. "All issues (including Article 370) which have been part of the BJP manifesto all...
  • BJP will go alone in J&K: Jitendra Singh November 11, 2014

    Minister of State and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said that the party will contest the upcoming Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections alone. ...
  • BJP sets up election campaign, management committees for J&K polls October 29, 2014

    Jammu: BJP's Jammu and Kashmir unit has setup State Election Campaign and Management Committees to ensure smooth conduct of the five-phased Assembly elections beginning on November 25. According to the party spokesperson, Dr Nirmal Singh will be the chairman of the state Election Campaign Committee and Sat Sharma as its...
  • India, China sign deal on clean water technologies October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday signed a deal with Canada on clean water technologies, with a focus on Prime Minister's Clean Rivers Mission. An MoU was signed in this regard between the two countries in the presence of Union Minister of State of Science and Technology Jitendra Singh, Canadian Minister...
  • Kashmir: Traders praise Modi's Minister, demand probe against Omar Abdullah October 14, 2014

    Srinagar: On a day when the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said no to polls this year, his government came under serious attack from Kashmiri flood-hit traders for shoddy relief and rescue work at a meet held by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's point man Dr Jitendra Singh. While traders applauded every word...
  • Terrorist encroachment on river beds worsened the effects of the J&K floods, says Jitendra Singh October 13, 2014

    Jammu: Massive encroachment on river beds in Jammu and Kashmir since militancy took roots over two decades ago worsened the effects of the unprecedented floods in the state, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Monday. "The trouble was seen from the beginning... From last 25 years when militancy took roots in...
  • Government will appropriately respond to ceasefire violations: PMO October 13, 2014

    Jammu: The government will "appropriately respond" to ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops as and when the situation demands, Union Minister of State for PMO, Jitendra Singh on Monday said. "Being strategic matter, I would not want to get into this discussion. But I can rest assure you, the government will...
  • Pakistan Army behind Rangers involved in ceasefire violations: Government October 8, 2014

    Jammu: The Pakistani Army is standing behind the Rangers who are involved in frequent ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, Union minister Jitendra Singh said. "There are indications that Pakistani Army is also with the Rangers," he told reporters. He said the Border Security...
  • Hope the border situation normalises in a few days: MoS PMO Jitendra Singh October 8, 2014

    MoS PMO Jitender Singh visited some of the areas on the border on Wednesday. Speaking exclusively to Arunoday Mukharji, Singh said he hoped the situation would normalise in 2-3 days. ...
  • Retirement age of scientists may be raised to 62 years October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The retirement age of scientists may be raised from 60 to 62 years to help put their acumen to an extended use. Indications in this regard were given by Minister of State for Science and Technology Jitendra Singh. "The government is seriously thinking...
  • Government committed on rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits: Jitendra Singh October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre is committed toward rehabilitation of displaced Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley and will try to do away all their security concerns to ensure their safe return, Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh said on Monday. He was speaking after meeting a delegation of...