Defending the restrictions, Amit Shah said it is in larger good and asserted that there is no blanket ban on communication or people's movement.
Incidentally, the minister's comments come in the backdrop of restrictions imposed on communication services in the Kashmir Valley after the abrogation of Article 370 by the Union government on August 5.
The main objective of conducting such a meeting was to receive vital inputs, suggestions and to know the expectations of the stakeholders from the government, a spokesman said quoting Ratnoo.
Pakistan's Foreign Office said, in the meeting, Director General (SA & SAARC) Mohammad Faisal told Ahluwalia that the ceasefire violations by India are a threat to regional peace and security and may lead to a strategic miscalculation.
Russian envoy Nikolay Kudashev said India's decision on Jammu and Kashmir was in accordance with the country's Constitution and Moscow is totally backing its close ally on the issue.
He also announced that mobile phone connectivity will be opened in Kupwara and Handwara districts of Kashmir.
His remarks came a day after Pakistan said that it will shut its airbase for India as well as trade routes that pass through the country for Indo-Afghan trade
J&K team mentor and former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan said that the JKCA would give adequate time to players for them to join the camp.
At least 173 leaders from the National Conference, the J&K Peoples Democratic Party and the J&K People’s Conference could be released in phases, in the coming days
Roy has been embroiled in controversies for years given her unabashed support for an independent Kashmiri state
The apex court will review the constitutional validity of the government’s move to abrogate provisions of Article 370 that gave special status to J&K
A bench headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi, however, directed Yechury to only meet Tarigami and not use the visit for any political purpose
Rahul Gandhi's reaction comes days after the Congress leader was accused by J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik of politicising the issue in Kashmir
He said there has been significant improvement in the attendance of teachers in the schools in the past one week.
Meanwhile, Panchayat members have driven doen to Delhi to have their concerns heard
The reorganisation is set to come into effect on October 31
This is the first militant attack after the BJP-led NDA government abrogated provisions of Article 370 and announced bifurcation of the state into union territories on August 5.
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More than 85 developmental schemes of the central government will now be extended to the entire region, which has now been bifurcated into two union territories.
Khanna’s friend, who is the son of an ex-MLA, was detained by the security forces on August 9 as a preventive step since videos of him raising slogans had resurfaced.
Asked if people of the Kashmir Valley were supportive of the Central government's move, Naqvi claimed that they were “absolutely supportive“.
She also asserted that the Congress will not stop raising its voice against it.
"The threat of cross-border terrorism continues to exist. The security forces are maintaining a state of high alert," Principal Secretary, J-K government, Rohit Kansal said.
The CPI(M) also alleged misbehavior of police with media at the airport.
India accuses Pakistan of providing safe haven to militant groups, which carry out attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, and other parts of the country.