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Kashmiri Pandits meet Dineshwar Sharma in Jammu

Kashmiri Pandits meet Dineshwar Sharma in Jammu

Representatives of several Kashmiri Pandit organisations today met Dineshwar Sharma, the Centre's special representative for Kashmir, and sought the setting up of an institutional mechanism for the welfare of the displaced community.

Nov 10, 2017, 18:01 PM IST
Suresh Raina salutes Kashmiri Pandit who chanted 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' at Srinagar's Lal Chowk

Suresh Raina salutes Kashmiri Pandit who chanted 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' at Srinagar's Lal Chowk

Despite the protest call, all official functions including parades, flag hoisting and cultural programmes were held peacefully across the Valley.

Aug 16, 2017, 13:37 PM IST

Kashmiri Pandits support BJP's demand to ease visit of J&K Hindus to PoK

 Several Kashmiri Pandit organisations today came in support of the BJP's demand to facilitate the visit of the Hindus in Jammu and Kashmir to Sharda Peeth shrine in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) next month.

Jul 05, 2017, 19:05 PM IST
Hindu-Muslim amity marks Kheer Bhawani festival in J&K

Hindu-Muslim amity marks Kheer Bhawani festival in J&K

Despite dismally low attendance, the popular Kheer Bhawani festival in Jammu and Kashmir witnessed the usual communal amity as local Muslims welcomed the Kashmiri Pandit devotees with milk when they reached the Tullamulla shrine.

Jun 02, 2017, 17:50 PM IST

Kashmiri Pandit, Dogra organisations protest 'desecration' of temple in Kashmir

Kashmiri Pandit and Dogra organisations on Friday staged protests here claiming that the revered Bhargashakha Bhagwati temple in south Kashmir had been "desecrated".

Apr 28, 2017, 19:13 PM IST

Muslims help perform last rites of Kashmiri Pandit woman in Srinagar

In an another example of communal harmony in Kashmir, Muslims residing in the Habakadal area of Srinagar recently helped to perform the last rites of a Kashmiri Pandit woman.

Nov 19, 2016, 09:49 AM IST

Protesting Kashmiri Pandit employees begin chain hunger strike

Speaking on the occasion, National Spokesperson, APMCC, King Bharati warned the BJP-PDP government of "dire consequences" if it continues its "discriminatory attitude" towards Kashmiri pandit community.

Oct 27, 2016, 00:17 AM IST
Anti-India slogans: Amnesty booked for sedition – Know what happened at the event in Bengaluru

Anti-India slogans: Amnesty booked for sedition – Know what happened at the event in Bengaluru

Amnesty International India on Monday face the ire of authorities after anti-India slogans were raised at an event it organised here last week.

Aug 16, 2016, 13:02 PM IST
Sedition case registered against Amnesty International India over 'pro-freedom slogans'

Sedition case registered against Amnesty International India over 'pro-freedom slogans'

A police official involved in the investigation said that a First Information Report has been registered and investigations will proceed.

Aug 15, 2016, 20:52 PM IST

Govts have become insensitive towards our woes: Kashmiri Pandit employees

Kashmiri Pandit (KP) employees in the Valley on Tuesday accused the Centre and the state government of being "insensitive" to their problems.

Aug 09, 2016, 19:50 PM IST
Union minister Jitendra Singh says 'there's no Kashmir issue between India, Pak' — Read in detail

Union minister Jitendra Singh says 'there's no Kashmir issue between India, Pak' — Read in detail

There is 'no Kashmir issue' between India and Pakistan, Union minister Jitendra Singh on Saturday said and asserted that the only outstanding matter is how to retrieve the part of Jammu and Kashmir which remains under illegal occupation of the neighbouring country.

Jul 16, 2016, 16:32 PM IST

Over 12,000 Hindus gather in Kashmir to celebrate Maha Kumbh

The Maha Kumbh this year has been declared by Omkar Nath Shastri, an astrologer whose family is known for publishing Panchang for Kashmiris.

Jun 14, 2016, 15:11 PM IST

Kashmiri separatists join hands to 'campaign' against Pandit townships

The two factions of Hurriyat Conference said a sit-in protest will be held to "create awareness about anti-Kashmir plans" of PDP-BJP coalition govt.

Jun 08, 2016, 19:21 PM IST

Congress planning to digitalise photographs, speeches of Indira Gandhi

 Falling back on its national icons in the time of depressing lows, Congress is planning to digitalise the photographs and speeches of late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi including interviews given by her in September 1984, a month before she was assassinated.

May 23, 2016, 22:49 PM IST
Anupam Kher as Rajya Sabha member? Kashmiri Pandits say actor has done nothing for community

Anupam Kher as Rajya Sabha member? Kashmiri Pandits say actor has done nothing for community

Actor Anupam Kher has been at the forefront to defend BJP's stand on intolerance and nationalism debates.

Apr 23, 2016, 12:28 PM IST
J&K Independent legislator Engineer Rashid attacked

J&K Independent legislator Engineer Rashid attacked

Independent legislator Engineer Rashid was attacked by activists of right-wing Hindu groups in Rajouri district of Jammu region on Saturday.

Feb 20, 2016, 16:03 PM IST
Now being a Kashmiri Muslim warrants questioning: Omar Abdullah

Now being a Kashmiri Muslim warrants questioning: Omar Abdullah

Hitting out at Ashoke Pandit, a BJP supporter, for demanding interrogation of JNU Students Union vice president Shehla Rashid Shora, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said that now being a Kashmiri Muslim is a "crime" enough to warrant questioning.

Feb 20, 2016, 15:57 PM IST

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Feb 02, 2016, 21:25 PM IST

Being Human: Muslims perform last rites of 84-year-old Kashmiri Pandit

Muslims of a village in Kulgam district of south Kashmir performed the last rites of Janki Nath (84), a Kashmiri Pandit, who refused to leave the Valley when all others in his family fled.

Feb 02, 2016, 17:32 PM IST
Pakistan High Commission is lying, I've been denied visa: Anupam Kher

Pakistan High Commission is lying, I've been denied visa: Anupam Kher

Bollywood actor Anupam Kher on Tuesday hit back at the Pakistan High Commission office saying it is lying over his visa claims.

Feb 02, 2016, 13:24 PM IST