Rajnath Singh hints at action on Rohingyas

Policeman Killed as Terrorists Open Fire on Bus Stand in Kashmir's Anantnag

Policeman Killed as Terrorists Open Fire on Bus Stand in Kashmir's Anantnag

"Unhygienic condition of the room and "rat" appearance irked the Home Minister following which the police, administration and other agencies ran helter-skelter to arrange his night stay at a different place", sources said. "The way Pakistan is continuously violating ceasefire, I feel that it is not at all interested in improving ties with India, " he told mediapersons here.

He also slammed Pakistan for ceasefire violations.

Singh said that there have been 400 ceasefire violations since 2014. Identified as Rehmat Bi of Pukharni, she was sleeping in the compound of her house when a bullet hit her in the thigh.

He went on to say that the Centre has planned to give 3,000 jobs to migrants from the Kashmir Valley and 1,080 crore has been sanctioned to the state for the goal. All Indians are proud of them, he said, and added that the government has raised the ex-gratia payable to the next of kin of those who die or suffer more than 50 per cent disability in cross-border firing to Rs 5 lakh. So many toppers from the militancy-affected areas.

The government, he said, has also chose to set up an expert group to study problems faced by people living along the Indo-Pak border. People living in the border areas are our strategic assets.

Rajnath also came down heavily on illegal immigrants to India, including Rohingyas. "The government has adopted a humane approach towards migrants, whether they are from Afghanistan, Pakistan or Bangladesh".

To a question on deportation of foreigners from Jammu and Kashmir, he said, "we are discussing the issue of illegal migrants and some action will be taken".

"She has welcomed the Home Minister's statement that the Centre will never undermine the sentiments of the people of Jammu and Kashmir regarding the State's special status", it said, adding that she "has all along maintained that in a positive outreach with all shades of opinion in the state, coupled with compassion, confidence building and coexistence, lies the key of a lasting peace and prosperity for the people of the state, country and the subcontinent".

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