Natwar Singh said that he did not see any drastic change in the revival or reinvention of the Congress in the near future.
There has also been a significant reduction in terrorist-initiated incidents by 28 per cent this year as compared to the corresponding period of 2018.
Infiltration down in J-K by 43 per cent, terror incidents by 28 per cent, government tells Lok Sabha
G Kishan Reddy, the other MoS, Home, said terror incidents saw a decline of 28%, local recruitment was down by 40% and neutralisation of terrorist rose by 22% in J&K.
Ahead of the Pulwama attack, security forces had intelligence inputs about an IED attack and a number of alerts about likely fidayeen attacks but they were not specific inputs.
As the days progressed, the Indian Navy kept expanding its area of search and satellites were also used to locate it.
Sajad Ahmad Bhat was among the two militants who were killed in the gunfight on Tuesday morning in the district's Waghama area.
After the Pulwama attack on February 14, Gem Tour and Travels had called for a boycott and asked tourists to opt for other destinations.
The Army Casper of 44 Rashtriya Rifles was targeted by the IED explosion near Eidgah Arihal on the Arihal-Lassipora road in the south Kashmir's district, a police official said.
The assistance was given by Greater Chennai police to honour the supreme sacrifice.
In one-to-one interactions with the party’s candidates and district presidents, Punia asked them about the reasons for the party’s defeat.
The officer was asked to react on Army Chief General Bipin Rawat's remarks yesterday in Kerala where he had defended Prime Minister's comments in this regard.
Coordinated efforts are being made by various government agencies to tackle cross-border terrorism, he said.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that his country has delivered a "message of peace" by opening the Kartarpur Corridor for Sikh pilgrims from India.
Nine suicide bombers carried out a series of devastating blasts that tore through three churches and as many luxury hotels on April 21, killing more than 250 people and injuring 500 others.
Officials said that the government is optimistic on the prospects of resumption of talks given the current hostilities.