DoNER camps in Northeast for redressal of grievances

The DoNER ministry has decided to set up camp offices in each of the eight states in the northeast so that the people of the region do not have to travel to New Delhi for redressal of their grievances, it was announced Saturday.

Flood-hit Saddal Panjar to be first smart village in J&K: Jitendra Singh

 Union minister Jitendra Singh on Friday said that the first "smart village" in Jammu and Kashmir will be built on the ruins of Saddal-Panajar village which was washed away in the devastating floods of September 2014.

India already a world leader in space: Jitendra Singh
India already a world leader in space: Jitendra Singh

Union Minister of State for Atomic Energy and Space Jitendra Singh on Thursday said that India is making rapid strides towards becoming a world power and has attained the position of a world leader in Space technology due to its recent achievements.

'Authorised persons' dealing with Article 370, AFSPA: Jitendra Singh
'Authorised persons' dealing with Article 370, AFSPA: Jitendra Singh

BJP, which was reportedly in talks with PDP over government-formation in Jammu and Kashmir, on Saturday said "authorised persons" are dealing with the controversial issues like Article 370 and Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA).

Lokpal, CVC, CIC appointments in due course: Jitendra Singh

Rejecting charge of any deliberate delay, Union minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday said the appointments in Lokpal, CVC and CIC will happen in due course of time.

Eight Union ministers to visit northeast states every fortnight

 Eight Union ministers including Ashok Gajapathi Raju and Jitendra Singh will visit one of the eight northeastern states every fortnight to ensure speedy implementation of the Centre's social and economic programmes.

Governor's rule in J&K crucial to restore democracy: Jitendra Singh

Union Minister of State in the PMO Jitendra Singh on Sunday said that Governor's rule in the state of Jammu and Kashmir is important "to restore democracy".

Centre assures bunkers, land for firing-affected families

 Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Wednesday assured people displaced due to Pakistani firing that bunkers would be constructed for them along the border.

No evidence of Saradha money deposited in Bangla bank to fund JMB: Muhith

Bangladesh Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Saturday said there was no evidence that money collected by the Saradha chit fund group was deposited in any of the banks in his country to fund Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh outfit, which is linked to Burdwan blast, there.

Amendment in Lokpal Act on LoP in next session: Minister

A Bill for inclusion of the leader of single largest opposition party in Lok Sabha as a member of a committee selecting chairperson and members of Lokpal will be brought in the next session of Parliament, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said here on Saturday.

Union Minister Jitendra Singh parries questions on govt formation in J&K

 Union Minister Jitendra Singh, a prominent BJP face from Jammu region, on Saturday parried questions on government formation in Jammu and Kashmir where his party is in deliberations with others to form the government.

Centre to help Nagaland in expanding road network: Jitendra Singh

The central government will provide every help to expand road network in Nagaland, Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Jitendra Singh said on Friday.

Jitendra Singh likely to become next CM of J&K: Sources

BJP candidate Jitendra Singh is likely to become the next CM of
Jammu and Kashmir, says sources.

 J&K govt formation: No deal nor any discussion going on with BJP, says Omar Abdullah
J&K govt formation: No deal nor any discussion going on with BJP, says Omar Abdullah

Even as speculations were rife about Bharatiya Janata Party joining hands with National Conference to form government in Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah clarified on Thursday that there was no discussion going on between the two parties.

State govts have deprived Kashmiri Pandits of various privileges: Jitendra Singh

 Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday said successive state governments in Jammu and Kashmir have created issues of contention amongst the section of the displaced community of Kashmiri Pandits.

No plans to create separate time zone for North East: Govt

The government has no plans to create a separate time zone for seven North Eastern states, Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

CBI filed 57 regular cases relating to chit fund in Odisha, WB

CBI has registered 57 regular cases relating to various individuals or companies involved in business of chit fund in Odisha and West Bengal which are at various stages of investigation.

Advanced Heavy Water Reactor likely to be functional by 2020

New Delhi; The indigenously-developed Advanced Heavy Water Reactor (AHWR) is likely to be functional by 2020, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

No proposal to raise retirement age of govt employees: Singh

There is no proposal to hike the retirement age of central government employees from the present 60 to 62 years, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh told Rajya Sabha on Thursday.

Over 4000 MT uranium imported for nuclear reactors since 2008: Govt

 New Delhi, Dec 11 (PTI) Around 4458 metric tonnes of uranium has been imported to fuel nuclear power reactors in the country since 2008, the government on Thursday said.