Tag - Nityanand Rai

9 Kashmiri Pandits killed in J&K in 2 years, Parliament informed


New Delhi: Nine Kashmiri Pandits have been killed in Jammu and Kashmir since 2020, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) informed Parliament. Of the nine, one of them belonged to the Kashmiri Rajput community, it added. Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai provided the figures in a written response to a query by Congress MP...

1.06 crore tourists visited J-K from January to July


An estimated 1.06 crore tourists have visited Jammu and Kashmir from January to July 3 this year, Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said in the Rajya Sabha.  Responding to questions in the House, the minister also said nearly 30,000 people have been recruited in the public sector in Jammu and Kashmir since...

No Pandit left Kashmir in 2022: Govt to Rajya Sabha


New Delhi: Altogether 6,514 Kashmiri Pandits are still residing in Kashmir valley -- highest 2,639 in Kulgam district, Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said. Rai said in Rajya Sabha that no Kashmiri Pandit has left the valley in 2022. The number of Kashmiri Pandits who are still residing in the valley as of...

Pandits taking up jobs in Kashmir, feel more secure: Govt to Parliament


New Delhi: Kashmiri Pandits have been taking up jobs in Kashmir and moving back there as they feel more secure, the Centre told Parliament on July 28. Minister of state for home affairs Nityanand Rai said the government has prepared a “comprehensive policy” to provide them accommodation in the Valley. “… 44,167 Kashmiri migrant families are registered...