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Nadda said that J-K doesn't mean only Baramulla and Sopore but it extends from Zanskar to Udhampur. "People from Gujjars and Bakerwal tribal communities staying in border areas of Poonch, Rajouri and Udhampur are 'Rashtra-bhakts' they help security forces in protecting the nation," he said.

INLD leader Vedpal Narang, who is considered a stalwart from the Barwala Assembly seat, Congress leaders Ramswarup Rama and Phool Singh Kheri were among the persons who took BJP's membership today.

Nadda also touched on several other issues like abrogation of Article 370, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Houston visit and corruption.

The BJP and Shiv Sena contested 2014 state assembly elections separately after they failed to arrive at a seat-sharing formula. However, they formed the government in the alliance after the elections as none of them was able to secure the majority on its own.

BJP leader Ishrat Jahan was allegedly threatened by locals and asked to vacate her rented house allegedly for attending a Hindu religious event wearing hijab in Howrah, police said on Thursday. In her complaint filed on Tuesday (July 16), Jahan had said that she went to attend BJP’s Hanuman Chalisa Path in AC market. But, when she returned home she was accosted by people of her community for attending the Hindu event.

Everyone said I should leave the house immediately else they will push me out of the house forcefully. I am receiving death threats. I demand protection. I live alone with my son, anything can happen to me anytime

The Bill was prepared after consulting 18 transport ministers from various states. It was also screened by the Parliamentary standing committee and the joint select committee. It was passed by the Lok Sabha but could not be passed in Rajya Sabha

During the talks, the Indian side shared concerns over individuals or organisations "based in Pakistan who may try to disrupt the pilgrimage and misuse the opportunity to play with the sentiments of the pilgrims," according to a statement by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

For the upcoming Lok Sabha elections beginning from April 11, the Opinion Poll/Survey conducted by different media groups give a fair share of how the political parties are placed in terms of numbers.

The Election Commission (EC) has barred the political parties, candidates and other organizations from publishing advertisement in print media on the poll day and one day prior to poll day in all the election phases unless approved by it.