Kashmir floods helped change perceptions

Born and brought up in Delhi, 18-year-old Anita Kaul never thought that her trip to Kashmir will change her life-long perception about the Valley from where Kashmiri Pandits were hounded out during the insurgency two decades ago.

Panun Kashmir praises Centre, Army's response to flood

Panun Kashmir, an organisation representing displaced Kashmiri Pandits, on Wednesday appreciated the "prompt and sensitive" response of the Centre and Army to the floods in Jammu and Kashmir.

Kashmiri Pandits collecting relief material for flood-hit J&K

With flood wreaking havoc in Jammu and Kashmir, Kashmiri Pandits have been busy collecting relief material for their brethren back in the Valley.

Land for Kashmiri Pandits can be found in 2 months: Rajnath Singh

The land for rehabilitation of displaced Kashmiri Pandits, who migrated from the Kashmir Valley in the early 1990's due to militancy, can be identified in one or two months, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday.

BJP's MA Naqvi says injustice done to Kashmiri Pandits, appeals for their rehabilitation

Backing the voices demanding rehabilitation of Kashmir Pandits in the valley, the BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday said their rights must be protected and they should be rehabilitated.

Kashmiri migrants rehab: Rajnath Singh writes to Omar Abdullah seeking land

The Centre on Friday asked the Jammu and Kashmir Government to identify "suitable land" for the rehabilitation of some three lakh Kashmiri Pandits who migrated from the Kashmir Valley in the early 1990's due to militancy.

Rajnath asks Omar to identify land for rehabilitation of Kashmiri migrants

In a politically significant development, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday asked Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah to identify land for rehabilitation of thousands of Kashmiri pundits  in the Valley.

J&K govt's stand key to according minority status to Kashmiri Pandits

The demand by Kashmiri Pandits that they be given minority status may not make much headway unless the Jammu and Kashmir government takes the legislative route in this regard.

Govt has succeeded in bringing back KPs to some extent: Omar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said his government, with cooperation from the Centre, has succeeded in bringing back Kashmiri Pandits and other migrants to their homes to some extent.

Centre working on new package for resettlement of Kashmiri migrants: Rajnath Singh

Keeping "past experience" in mind, a new package for return and rehabilitation of Kashmiri migrants is being "carefully" finalised in consultation with the state government and the representatives of the displaced people, home minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday.

Govt will give resources to resettle Kashmiri Pandits in Valley: Jaitley

Kashmiri Pandits who wish to go back to the Valley and settle there will be facilitated with all necessary resources by the government, Union Minister Arun Jaitley said today.

Demand in RS to restore pilgrimage to Kousar Nag in Kashmir

A demand was raised in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday to restore pilgrimage to Kousar Nag in Jammu and Kashmir with a member saying the issue was linked to religious and cultural sentiments of Kashmiri Pandits and Yatra was vital to promote communal harmony and strengthen economy.

Kashmiri Pandits observe black day

As separatists called for a strike in Kashmir Valley to observe Martyrs` day on Sunday, several organizations representing Kashmiri Pandits observed `black day.

J&K govt duty-bound to pass Hindu Temples & Shrine Bill: Kashmiri Pandits

An organisation of Kashmiri Pandits today said the Omar Abdullah Government is duty-bound to ensure passage of Hindu Temples and Shrines Bill in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly.

BJP demands action against Grand Mufti

BJP on Thursday strongly criticised Grand Mufti Bashiruddin Ahmad for his remarks against the PM Narendra Modi-led government`s initiatives proposed for rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits.

No separate settlements for Kashmiri Pandits: Grand Mufti

Majlis Itihad-e-Milat, a group of religious organisations in J&K cautioned the Centre against any move to create separate settlements for migrant Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley.

Pandits are welcome, no separate settlements for them: Majlis

A group of prominent religious organisations in Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday said Kashmiri Pandits, who migrated from the Valley in 1990, have a right to return and are welcome, but cautioned the Centre against any move to create separate settlements for the community.

Kashmiri Pandits` rehabilitation: J&K demands enhanced package from Centre

Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday reiterated its demand to the Centre for enhancing the package for the return and rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley.

Kashmiri Pandits criticise linking their return to Valley with money, jobs

Ahead of Modi`s visit to J&K, Kashmiri Pandits today said their return and rehabilitation to the Valley cannot be addressed without recognising the fact that they were subjected to "religious cleansing and genocide".

Not against return of Pandits; will oppose separate cities: Geelani

With the Centre working on a rehabilitation package for Kashmiri Pandits, hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani said that Muslims were not against their return to the valley, however, he strongly opposed any plan to create `safe zones` for them.