The BJP is facing pressure from MLAs seeking portfolios in the council of ministers based on their caste ahead of the Jammu and Kashmir cabinet reshuffle which is likely to be carried out before 27 April.
Top sources in the BJP said that the decision was taken at a core group meeting, chaired by party vice president Avinash Rai Khanna, at the party headquarters in Jammu.
A Congress delegation, led by former prime minister Manmohan Singh, concluded its two-day visit to Kashmir on Sunday
Rajnath Singh has asked security forces in Jammu and Kashmir to treat youngsters, who might have committed some mistakes, under the Juvenile law
Sources said that Mehbooba was hurt the way the BJP government at the Centre treated PDP in relation with release of packages.
Alliance between PDP and BJP in Jammu and Kashmir has been finalised and even Cabinet portfolios are decided, PDP on Tuesday claimed.
Modi tried many things in the Valley that were contrary to the character and culture of the party.
PDP said that instead of displaying political might, PM Modi should reach out to the people of Jammu and Kashmir with tangible confidence building measures.