Committed to aiding return of Kashmiri migrants, says govt

The government on Tuesday said it was committed to facilitating the return of Kashmiri migrants to Kashmir Valley as well as their proper rehabilitation with a new package being formulated for them.

J&K polls: Polling stations to be set up outside Kashmir Valley for migrant voters
J&K polls: Polling stations to be set up outside Kashmir Valley for migrant voters

The Election Commission Sunday announced it would set up 21 polling stations in the Jammu district for migrant voters for the Jammu and Kashmir assembly elections.

BJP asks EC to simplify J&K migrant voter registration process

Ahead of assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, BJP on Friday raised concern over the decrease in number of Kashmiri migrant voters, and moved the Election Commission seeking simplification of procedures and time till October 15 for getting them registered to vote in the polls.

Centre working on new package for resettlement of Kashmiri migrants: Rajnath Singh

Keeping "past experience" in mind, a new package for return and rehabilitation of Kashmiri migrants is being "carefully" finalised in consultation with the state government and the representatives of the displaced people, home minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday.

Take Kashmiri Pandits into confidence: Rajnath Singh to Home Ministry officials

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday asked his ministry to take Kashmiri migrants into confidence for their return to the Valley.

APMCC wants national-level apex committee on Kashmiri migrants

The All Parties Migrants` Coordination Committee (APMCC) on Sunday said the Narendra Modi government should set up a national-level apex committee to ensure dignified return and rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits.

J&K gives nod to fresh rehabilitation of Kashmiri migrants

The Jammu and Kashmir government today accorded approval to the fresh return and rehabilitation of Kashmiri Migrants to Kashmir Valley.

JTC to observe bandh in Jammu and Kashmir on January 8

The Jagti Tenement Committee (JTC) on Friday announced a `bandh` on January 8 to mark protest against the alleged poor facilities provided to Jagti township.

Kashmiri migrants protest, want free electricity

The Kashmiri Pandit (Hindu) migrants living in Jagti Township on the outskirts of Jammu on Tuesday launched a protest seeking free electricity supply.

58,697 Kashmiri migrants in country: Govt

The government on Wednesday said that 58,697 families have been reported to have migrated from Kashmir Valley to other places.

1,446 Kashmiri migrants got job under PM`s package

Altogether 1,446 Kashmiri migrants have accepted employment under the Prime Minister`s special rehabilitation package for the community and are living in the Valley.

Kashmiri migrants get flats in Jagti township

The Jammu and Kashmir government has
alloted 3,654 two-room flats to Kashmiri Migrants in Jagti Township here.

3,000 flats for Kashmiri migrants to be ready by August: Min

As many as 3,000 flats for Kashmiri
migrants being constructed in Nagrota area will be ready by August, J&K Minister for Revenue, Relief and
Rehabilitation Raman Bhalla said Friday.

Haryana reserves seat for Kashmiri migrants, state toppers

The Haryana Government has
resrved one seat in each discipline in the state`s technical
institutions for Kashmiri migrants and Haryana Government
Senior Secondary School Toppers (HGST).

Kashmiri migrants to get enhanced relief

Kashmiri migrants living in Jammu and its adjoining areas will get enhanced relief from the government from this month. The amount has been increased to Rs 5,000 from the existing Rs 4,000.