Due to concerted and synergized efforts of security forces, 963 terrorists have been neutralized in the state of Jammu and Kashmir since 2014 till June 2019. However, during these operations, 413 security forces personnel have also lost their lives," read his reply.
On Wednesday night also, Pakistani troops had violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch's Digwar sector.
Raveesh Kumar said, this is in complete variance with UN Security Council positions which had strongly condemned, the dastardly Pulwama terror attack in February.
"We are incredibly disappointed this has happened again. We do not condone any sort of political messages at the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup," an ICC statement
On Monday morning, a total of 1617 pilgrims (1174 men, 379 women, 15 children, 49 saints) began their journey from Pahalgam axis to Amarnath cave shrine from Baltalaxis and 2800 pilgrims (2321 men, 463 women, 16 children)
Special buses from the Srinagar Hajj House in Bemina area took the pilgrims to the Srinagar airport in the wee hours of Thursday. The passengers will first go to Delhi and afterwards will board the direct flight to Jeddah.
Since January 2019, more than 100 militants have been killed in around 50 encounters in the state. To put an end to terror attacks and to ensure concerted action against terror groups, the Ministry of Home Affairs has constituted a 'terror monitoring group' (TMG).
Abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A were the main focal points of BJP campaign as it firmly believes that they have done more harm to the state than benefit.
The report glosses over cross-border terrorism perpetrated by Pakistan's security agencies, while it labels UN-designated terrorist organisations, such as Lashkar-e-Taiba, Hizbul Mujahideen and Jaish-e-Mohammed as armed groups, negating UN parlance and contradicting the terminology of the UN Security Council's consolidated list of terrorist individuals and entities,
Rajya Sabha on Monday adopted the resolution seeking an extension of President rule in Jammu and Kashmir for a further period of six months with effect from July 3, 2019.