Parliamentary panel recommends minority status for Kashmiri Pandits

A Parliamentary committee has recommended that the Home Ministry should persuade the Jammu and Kashmir government to look into the issue of granting minority status to Kashmiri Pandits keeping in mind their "pitiable condition".

Only one Kashmiri Pandit family returns to Valley under govt package

Only one Kashmiri Pandit family has returned to the Valley availing a centrally-sponsored scheme announced by the government for return and rehabilitation of Kashmiri migrants, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

'BJP committed to rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits'

Senior BJP leader and MLA Nirmal Singh on Monday said his party was aware of problems faced by the displaced Kashmiri Pandit community and reiterated that his party was committed to their rehabilitation.

Kashmiri Pandits welcome BJP's vision document

All Party Migrant Coordination Committee (APMCC), an organisation working for the return and rehabilitation of the Kashmiri Pandits, on Saturday welcomed the vision document released by BJP which promised to initiate the process of "just and honourable" re-settlement of Kashmiri Pandits.

NPP releases manifesto, promises 3 separate states in J&K

Batting strongly for three separate states in Jammu and Kashmir, National Panthers Party on Wednesday released its manifesto which proposed referendum in Gilgit-Baltistan region and in PoK, delimitation of Assembly constituencies and the safe return of Kashmiri pandits to their homes.

Panun Kashmir welcomes UN's decision on Kashmir

An organisation representing Kashmiri Pandit community on Wednesday welcomed the United Nations' (UN) decision of not intervening in the Kashmir issue.

No place to call home for Kashmiri Pandits hit by floods

A Kashmiri Pandit family braved all odds to stay back when militancy engulfed the Valley in 1990 but the devastating flood last month has forced to live them separately after losing everything including the roof over their heads.

Indian cricketer Suresh Raina visits Line of Control in Kashmir

Indian cricketer Suresh Raina visited a forward post of the army in Jammu and Kashmir Sunday to boost the morale of the soldiers and acquaint himself with the hardships they face while protecting the country`s border.

Kashmiri Pandit groups meet Jitendra Singh over pilgrimage

Delegations of Kashmiri Pandit organisations on Friday met Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Friday seeking the Centre`s intervention in allowing a pilgrimage to Kounsarnag Lak in South Kashmir, a day after locals had protested against the event.

No outside prescriptions accepted for homeland: Panun

Panun Kashmir, a Jammu-based outfit representing displaced Kashmiri Pandits, on Thursday said that the community itself will decide on the formula for a "separate homeland" in the Valley and no prescriptions would be accepted from any quarter.

PM Narendra Modi opens Katra rail link, vows to walk Vajpayee`s path

Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the Katra-Udhampur train service, calling it an "auspicious" moment for the country.

Kashmiri Pandit group seeks CBMs on return issue

A group of Kashmiri Pandits on Friday urged the Centre to announce confidence building measures while addressing the issue of their return to the Valley.

Special efforts will be made for Kashmiri Pandit`s` dignified return: Prez

The Narendra Modi Government has flagged the return of Kashmiri Pandits to the Valley with "dignity, security and assured livelihood," an issue on which it will lay special emphasis during its tenure.

Looking forward to work with Modi govt on KPs return: Omar Abdullah

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said he was looking forward to work with the new government at the Centre on return of displaced Kashmiri Pandit community to the Valley.

Kashmiri Pandit outfits favour BJP

Major Kashmiri Pandit outfits such as All India Kashmiri Samaj and Jammu and Kashmir Vichar Manch (JKVM) have given a call to the community members to support BJP in the Lok Sabha polls, saying it was the only political party which has been sympathetic towards its grievances.

BJP opposing temple bill unfortunate: Kashmiri Pandits

Upset over the decision to refer the Temple and Shrines Bill to the joint select committee, a body representing Kashmiri Pandits said it was unfortunate that even BJP legislators opposed the bill.

J&K HC issues notice to Centre on plea of `non-migrant` Pandits

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has issued notice to the Centre on a petition filed by an organisation seeking jobs for Kashmiri Pandits living in the Valley under the Prime Minister`s rehabilitation package for those who were forced to leave due to militancy.

Separate homeland would satisfy aspirations of KPs: Panun

Panun Kashmir, an organisation of displaced Kashmiri Pandits, asserted that a separate homeland in the Valley alone would satisfy the aspirations of seven lakh members of the community.

Article 370: Narendra Modi challenged by Omar Abdullah for a debate

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday threw a challenge to BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, saying he was ready for a debate on Article 370 "anytime, anywhere".

Kashmiri Pandit outfits demand CBI probe in Kishtwar violence

Several Kashmiri Pandit organisations condemned the communal violence in Kishtwar and demanded a CBI probe.