Rajnath, Sushma to brief opposition on Kashmir


Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will brief leaders of opposition parties on the stand-off with China and the situation in Kashmir on Friday.

A scene of stone pelting protest in Kashmir. File Image by Bilal Bhadur

Leaders of prominent Indian opposition parties are being invited for the meeting where the two ministers will give a detailed presentation on the prevailing situation along the Sino-Indian border and Jammu and Kashmir and the government action.

Ahead of the Parliament session, beginning Monday, the government is apparently aiming to build a consensus to deal with its biggest neighbour as well on Kashmir issue.

Seven pilgrims were killed when their bus came under cross fire between suspected militants and police in Islamabad district while returning from Amarnath cave shrine on Monday.


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