Amidst a great hue and cry over settlement of Kashmiri Pandits in Jammu and Kashmir, Minister of State for PMO Jitendra Singh on Friday said that the government was committed to the dignified return of the displaced community.
The government on Thursday said it is not possible to indicate a "definite" timeframe for the implementation of the Lokpal Act and Whistle Blowers Protection Act as some deficiencies have been noticed in them and amendments were being considered.
Government on Friday ruled out any quota for orphans in government jobs as sought in a private member bill, saying addition of any more clause in reservation cannot be entertained because of complexities.
In the backdrop of anti-India slogans raised by separatists leaders at a rally in Srinagar, Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Saturday said the state government is capable to deal with any situation and urged people not to get panicky over the issue.
Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Prime Minister's Office and MP from Udhampur, Jitendra Singh, said on Friday that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) follows a principle of zero-tolerance towards terrorism and separatism.
Union Minister of State for Development of Northeast Region (DoNER) Jitendra Singh on Wednesday said his ministry will organise a mini secretariat camp for a period of four to five days in the states of the region by rotation every month.
Voicing concern over the ongoing controversy on the issue of the return of displaced Kashmiri Pandits to the Valley, Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said any resistance to their return is a violation of the spirit of democracy and constitution.
Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said the issue of West Pakistan refugees, which Jammu and Kashmir government has taken up as a policy should be handled with as much sensitivity as the rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits in the Kashmir Valley.
Amidst protests in Jammu and Kashmir over settlement of Kashmiri Pandits, the Centre Friday said it was committed to the "dignified and secured" return of the displaced community to their place of origin and that the issue should not be politicised.
The Centre on Friday said it was awaiting the outcome of an inquiry being conducted into the incident of illegal stay of a woman posing as IAS officer in the country's premier training Academy in Mussoorie.
Asserting that Pakistan is not ready to mend its ways, Union Minister of State Jitendra Singh on Saturday maintained that Centre was following zero-tolerance towards terrorism and said any decisions of AFSPA cannot be taken on the political considerations.