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Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi's iftar party: 300 Muslim women attend religious feast, minister says BJP for dignity to minorities
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Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi's iftar party: 300 Muslim women attend religious feast, minister says BJP for dignity to minorities

Naqvi had announced an iftar party a day after the Congress said it would host a fast-breaking meal on Wednesday.

Opposition slams Centre's proposal to hire bureaucrats without civil services exams, says move will fill govt with 'people close to BJP'
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Opposition slams Centre's proposal to hire bureaucrats without civil services exams, says move will fill govt with 'people close to BJP'

The government's move to open senior-level bureaucratic posts to people, even from the private sector, was opposed by the political parties

Rajnath Singh visits Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, interacts with locals residing near border areas
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Rajnath Singh visits Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, interacts with locals residing near border areas

Rajnath Singh visited Kupwara district with Mehbooba Mufti and Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh.

Eight-month-old killed, six injured in Jammu as Pakistani forces target border outposts, villages
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Eight-month-old killed, six injured in Jammu as Pakistani forces target border outposts, villages

Pakistani troops targeted border outposts and villages with mortar shells and small arms in Jammu district on Monday, killing an eight-month-old boy.

Aadhaar not mandatory for central govt employees to receive their pension, says Union minister Jitendra Singh
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Aadhaar not mandatory for central govt employees to receive their pension, says Union minister Jitendra Singh

Aadhaar card is not mandatory for central government employees to get their pension, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh has said

Kathua rape case: Citizens' group claims chargesheet filed by J&K police has discrepancies, to meet Jitendra Singh tomorrow
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Kathua rape case: Citizens' group claims chargesheet filed by J&K police has discrepancies, to meet Jitendra Singh tomorrow

A citizens' group which conducted an individual probe into the Kathua rape incident on Thursday claimed that the charge sheet filed by the Jammu and Kashmir Police in the case had discrepancies

No objection to handing over Kathua rape and murder case to CBI,  says Jitendra Singh
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No objection to handing over Kathua rape and murder case to CBI, says Jitendra Singh

The Centre has no objection to the handing over of the Kathua rape and murder case to CBI Union minister Jitendra Singh said.

Parliament Budget session: Rajya Sabha adjourned 11 times as government tries to pass Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill
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Parliament Budget session: Rajya Sabha adjourned 11 times as government tries to pass Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill

The Rajya Sabha saw an unusual 11 adjournments on Wednesday—of which 10 came in the second half between 2 pm and 5:13 pm—and failed to transact any business as the government tried to get a Bill passed but the AIADMK, TDP, YSR Congress and the opposition continued with their agitation in the House.

Centre to 100 percent fund development projects in North East India
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Centre to 100 percent fund development projects in North East India

The ongoing projects would be as per the older formula of 90:10 but the new projects would be completely funded by the Centre, he said, adding that the ongoing projects would be completed by 2020.

ISRO is working on an igloo-like habitat for future missions on the Moon says MoS Jitendra Singh
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ISRO is working on an igloo-like habitat for future missions on the Moon says MoS Jitendra Singh

The minister was responding to a question on whether the ISRO has started working on building igloo-like habitats on the lunar surface for potential future missions.

Congress demands time-bound probe into SSC paper leak scam, sacking of Union minister Jitendra Singh
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Congress demands time-bound probe into SSC paper leak scam, sacking of Union minister Jitendra Singh

The Congress on Monday demanded a time-bound probe into the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) paper leak scam and the sacking of Minister of State in PMO Jitendra Singh, under whose ministry the SSC functions.

Union minister Jitendra Singh takes a jibe at Congress, says Opposition celebrating loss in Uttar Pradesh bypolls
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Union minister Jitendra Singh takes a jibe at Congress, says Opposition celebrating loss in Uttar Pradesh bypolls

Union Minister Jitendra Singh took a swipe at the Congress on Sunday, saying it is perhaps for the first time in the world that a political party is dancing and singing at the outcome of an election, unmindful of the fact that its candidates have lost their security deposits.

SSC paper leak: Govt agrees to CBI probe; Tharoor thanks MoS Jitendra Singh for listening to demands with 'open mind'
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SSC paper leak: Govt agrees to CBI probe; Tharoor thanks MoS Jitendra Singh for listening to demands with 'open mind'

Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh, on Monday, agreed to a CBI probe into the alleged question paper leak, irregularities and mass cheating in the combined graduate level exam of the Staff Selection Commission (SSC).

Jammu and Kashmir border residents forced to leave homes as Pakistani shells often land in their courtyards
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Jammu and Kashmir border residents forced to leave homes as Pakistani shells often land in their courtyards

Whenever there is an escalation on borders the Jammu and Kashmir government has to divert a large chunk of its manpower in managing the relief and rehabilitation of the border residents.

Centre to reimburse Jammu and Kashmir govt for compensation to victims of cross-border firing
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Centre to reimburse Jammu and Kashmir govt for compensation to victims of cross-border firing

Funds spent by the Jammu and Kashmir government in paying compensation to victims of cross-border firing will be reimbursed by the Centre, Union minister Jitendra Singh said on Monday.

Ex-Cabinet secretary TSR Subramanian passes away at 79, will be cremated in New Delhi at 5.30 pm
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Ex-Cabinet secretary TSR Subramanian passes away at 79, will be cremated in New Delhi at 5.30 pm

Former Cabinet secretary TSR Subramanian has passed away, officials said on Monday. He was 79.

Delhi chief secretary assault case: IAS officers' delegation meets Union minister Jitendra Singh
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Delhi chief secretary assault case: IAS officers' delegation meets Union minister Jitendra Singh

A delegation of IAS officers working under the Delhi government met Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Friday and put forward their grievances following the alleged attack on Delhi chief secretary Anshu Prakash.

Chandrayaan-2 to be launched in April; lunar mission to attempt first-ever landing on moon's south pole
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Chandrayaan-2 to be launched in April; lunar mission to attempt first-ever landing on moon's south pole

Chandrayaan-2, the lunar mission under which the ISRO will for the first time attempt to land a rover on the moon's south pole, will be launched in April.

Jammu and Kashmir: Jitendra Singh says plan for border residents shelved after security forces' concern
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Jammu and Kashmir: Jitendra Singh says plan for border residents shelved after security forces' concern

Union minister Jitendra Singh said on Sunday that concerns expressed by security forces had forced the BJP to give up its plan for providing plots of land at safer places to the border residents in Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistan apologists owe the country an explanation, says Union minister Jitendra Singh, after ceasefire violations kill civilians
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Pakistan apologists owe the country an explanation, says Union minister Jitendra Singh, after ceasefire violations kill civilians

Union minister Jitendra Singh said that "Kashmir-centric Pakistan apologists", who shamelessly speak on behalf of Islamabad, owe an explanation to the nation on a day when heavy civilian casualties have been inflicted