Former India cricketer and Member of Parliament (East Delhi) Gautam Gambhir hit back at former Pakistan cricket team captain Shahid Afridi for the latter's comment on Kashmir and Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently.
Terming Afridi as 16-year-old man, he said that it has become a trend in Pakistan to say bad things about India to become popular, "It's very unfortunate," he said.
Gambhir said that it Afridi continue to give statement like this than people will not take him seriously like they never took his seriously in cricket.
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on October 31 slammed opposition as he accused them of calling Pulwama terror attack a "conspiracy by Prime Minister Narendra Modi" to "gain sympathy" ahead of 2019 general elections. "I was the Home Minister when 40 of our soldiers lost their lives in Pulwama attack, they called it a conspiracy hatched by Prime Minister to get sympathy ahead of elections. We would rather sit at home than do such disgusting politics," said Singh in a public rally in Patna.
Jammu and Kashmir administration organised a youth engagement workshop in Srinagar on October 31. The outreach program saw presence of multinational companies, corporates, and different departments of the union territory government. J-K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha headlined the event, and said the government wants around 80 percent youngsters of J-K to get employment opportunities in the next five years. Several representatives of multinational companies gave presentation on how to engage J-K's youth who faces problems such as unemployment, lack of resources, financial assistance among others. The motive of this workshop is to launch more schemes catering to the youngsters in J-K so they get better opportunities locally. Rupali Mehra, director of Transform Foundation, said such workshops will help the youth as different organisations working for the betterment come under one roof, and this will also help in making a strategic plan for providing opportunities to the youth.