Kashmiri Pandits

  • Mirwaiz says Modi sent no emissaries to discuss Kashmir issue 19-04-2014 07:01 PM

    Srinagar: Kashmiri separatist Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Saturday rejected Syed Ali Shah Geelani's claim that BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi had sent two Kashmiri Pandits who sought help to work out a solution to the Kashmir issue. Mirwaiz said Geelani's remarks has tarnished the image of moderate leaders in...
  • Geelani's allegations against Narendra Modi baseless, claims BJP 19-04-2014 02:32 PM

    While hardline Kashmiri separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani has claimed that he turned down the offer of two Kashmiri Pandits who approached him on behalf of Narendra Modi seeking help to work out a solution to the Kashmir issue, the BJP has categorically rejected the report as a bunch of...
  • Kashmiri Pandit outfits in J&K favour BJP 09-04-2014 04:25 PM

    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. The JKVM said...
  • Kashmiri migrants denied shops, Parliamentary panel takes exception 23-02-2014 11:23 AM

    Are Kashmiri Pandit migrants not Indians? This was a question raised in a complaint from the migrant community which said they are not being provided shops in the tony locality of INA market in south Delhi on the pretext that Kashmiri migrants are not Indians. A parliamentary panel report said...
  • Kashmiri Pandits can't be compelled to return: Omar Abdullah 05-01-2014 10:13 PM

    Kashmiri Pandits who left their homes and migrated to other parts of the country after militancy hit the state in the 1990s would themselves have to take a call on their return, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Sunday. Abdullah was addressing a convention of Kashmiri Pandits at...
  • Kishtwar riots an ISI bid at ethnic cleansing: Defence expert 15-09-2013 07:27 PM

    New Delhi:The August 9 riots at Kishtwar in Jammu, dubbed as 'communal', were actually another bid by Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) at orchestrating ethnic cleansing in the northern Indian state, according to a senior defence expert. "Our estimate is that the ISI used the riots to get rid of the...
  • Narendra Modi criticises Jawaharlal Nehru over Kashmir issue 11-08-2013 11:51 PM

    Hyderabad: Paying glowing tributes to the first Home Minister of the country Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at a function here, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday criticised Jawaharlal Nehru, blaming him for the unresolved Kashmir issue. Every generation of Indians had felt that Patel should have been the first Prime...
  • Kashmir would have prospered under Vajpayee's rule: Narendra Modi 23-06-2013 03:22 PM

    Pathankot: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday lashed out at the Congress government's policy over Kashmir, while addressing his first mega rally after being anointed as the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) poll panel chief. The Gujarat Chief Minister said Kashmir would have developed and prospered under former Prime Minister...
  • J&K: Kashmiri Pandit woman elected Sarpanch 12-05-2011 07:38 AM

    Kunzar, Baramulla: The panchayat election results of Jammu and Kashmir have thrown up a big and nice surprise as a Kashmiri Pandit woman has been elected a Sarpanch. Her phone hasn't stopped ringing since 52-year-old Ashaji, as she is fondly called, was elected as the Sarpanch two days ago. She...
  • Kashmiri Pandit woman is sarpanch in Valley 10-05-2011 01:02 PM

    Srinagar: A Kashmiri Pandit woman has defeated a Muslim candidate in the panchayat polls in North Kashmir's Baramulla district to become the first non-Muslim sarpanch in the Valley. Aisha Jee, wife of Radha Krishan of Wussan Kunzer, defeated Sarwa Begum by 11 votes. The population of the village is around...
  • Display of communal harmony in J&K village 28-01-2011 08:08 AM

    Srinagar: A village in Jammu and Kashmir poured out in hundreds to grieve and perform the last rites of a Kashmiri Hindu woman who died due to prolonged illness. 40-year-old Daisy's family did not migrate from Kashmir when hundreds of pundits fled en-masse in 1990. Daisy's end came on Thursday...
  • Without Pandits, Kashmir is incomplete: Omar 19-01-2011 02:38 PM

    New Delhi: The Jammu and Kashmir government is making constant efforts to bring back Kashmiri Pandits to the Valley as without them, Kashmir is incomplete, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said on Wednesday. "It is our constant endeavour to bring back Kashmiri Pandits, who had left the Valley due to loss...
  • Curfew in Srinagar following Mirwaiz assault 26-11-2010 05:29 PM

    Srinagar: Curfew was imposed in the Old City areas of Srinagar to prevent protests and violence on Friday, a day after Kashmiri separatist leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq was heckled at a seminar in Chandigarh, officials said. Curfew was clamped in five police station areas of Srinagar city - Nowhatta, MR...
  • Should Kashmiris think beyond religious stereotypes? 19-08-2010 07:10 AM

    Kashmir's stone pelters have thrown the Valley into turmoil. The PM says he's willing to consider J-K autonomy. But is autonomy the answer? ...
  • It's a sweet homecoming for Kashmiri Pandits 12-06-2008 05:22 PM

    Mumbai: Former India wicketkeeper Kiran More, who was granted amnesty by the BCCI working committee last week, on Wednesday said that he was always with the board despite having differences over joining the rebel Indian Cricket League. I was always with BCCI. I started my career with it. I am...
  • 267 flats given to migrant Kashmiri Pandits 04-03-2008 12:33 AM

    Hyderabad: A blistering knock by Roelof van der Merwe (73 off 40 balls) helped Somerset beat Kolkata Knight Riders by five wickets in their Champions League T20 encounter at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Sunday. Chasing a competitive 162 runs to win, Somerset lost their first wicket with...
  • Govt bans sale of Kashmiri pandits' temples 19-01-2008 01:02 PM

    New Delhi: The surprise winners of the first edition of the Indian Premier League were hailed as the 'wonder team' but they failed to continue their dream run in the succeeding seasons. This season they evoked hopes of a reprise with two back-to-back victories but then three losses spoilt their...
  • J&K temple embroiled in multi-crore land scam 21-12-2007 07:59 AM

    Sydney: Cricket's decision referral system is sapping the confidence of match officials and should be scrapped, according to former Australian test umpire Darrell Hair. The system, where decisions can be referred to an official who reviews the television pictures before passing his verdict onto the umpires, is making its World...
  • Kashmiri pandits 'at home' with row 13-01-2007 12:09 AM

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