KASHMIRI PANDITS

  • Vishal Bhardwaj dedicates National Awards win to Kashmiri Pandits, Anupam Kher calls it 'fraudish' 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, who has dedicated the five National Film Awards that his film 'Haider' has bagged, to Kashmiri Pandits, has left veteran actor Anupam Kher irked. 'Haider', based on William Shakespeare's play 'Hamlet', was set against the backdrop of insurgency of Kashmir. He was blamed for showing only one...
  • J&K: 12 years on since 24 Kashmiri Pandits died in Nadimarg massacre 1 week ago

    Twelve years have passed since 24 Kashmiri Pandits in Pulwama District of Jammu and Kashmir were mercilessly gunned down by terrorists in 2003. After the Nadimarg massacre, the BJP and the RSS had blamed the 'pro-terrorism policies' of the PDP-led coalition government in which Congress was also a partner. The...
  • Omar Abdullah congratulates Twitter on its birthday; greets on Navratri March 21, 2015

    Jammu: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, an avid user of Twitter, on Saturday congratulated the micro-blogging site on its birthday and greeted people on the occasion of Navroz. "So today is @twitter's birthday as well, many happy returns of the day: @newsflicks," the former chief minister who is...
  • Kashmiri Pandits: All India Kashmiri Samaj demands implementation of rehabilitation package February 27, 2015

    Jammu: The members of All India Kashmiri Samaj on Friday appealed to Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra to implement the Prime Minister's rehabilitation package for the displaced Kashmiri Pandits (KPs). "A delegation of All India Kashmiri Samaj (AIKS), led by its vice president Vijay Aima, called on the Governor," a...
  • Kashmiri Pandits hope Kejriwal and Modi will ensure their return to Kashmir valley February 23, 2015

    Aam Aadmi Party's massive win and Arvind Kejriwal taking over as Delhi CM has once again raised hopes of Kashmiri Pandits residing in the national capital. The migrated community which has been living in Delhi for a long time now wants Kejriwal to come out in support of Kashmiri Pandits...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: Vishal Bhardwaj, Basharat Peer defend their decision of not highlighting the plight of the migrant Kashmiri Pandits in 'Haider' January 22, 2015

    Jaipur: While Vishal Bhardwaj has been lauded for his latest film 'Haider' from all quarters, there have been several questions directed towards the filmmaker for only highlighting the pains Kashmiri Muslims in the state. Several questions were raised on how the film completely neglected the mass exodus that took place in...
  • 25 years of exile: B-Town supports Kashmiri Pandits January 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities and Kashmiri Pandits Anupam Kher and Sanjay Suri have expressed solidary and support to the victims who were displaced from the Kashmir valley due to militancy 25 years ago. Anupam, a veteran actor, changed his Twitter account's display photograph to a black one with 25YearsofKPExile written in red....
  • Connecting with the roots, a radio channel for Kashmiri Pandits away from home January 19, 2015

    Srinagar: Wanting the Kashmiri Pandits to stay in touch with their roots even years after their exile, Ramesh Hangloo started a Kashmiri Pandit FM channel, Sharda Radio. "The basic thing is that sense of belonging is a must for people who were connected to the land or still who...
  • J&K: 25 years after mass exodus, Kashmiri Pandits still struggle to survive January 19, 2015

    Twenty five years ago, after thousands of Kashmiri Pandits left their homes in Kashmir seeking safe haven in Jammu, people in resettlement colonies are still demanding more funds for rehabilitation. ...
  • J&K polls: Fourth phase records 49 pc polling, only 16 pc Kashmiri Pandit exercise their franchise December 14, 2014

    Srinagar: Rejecting election boycott call given by separatists and spurt in terror attacks, fourth phase of the five-phased Legislative Assembly elections in 18 constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir recorded a good voter turnout. Several seats, including Amriakadal which witnessed an increase of over 10 per cent against 2008, recorded a...
  • Uri's border villages with Kashmiri Pandit population excited about J&K election December 4, 2014

    Lagama (Near Uri in Baramulla district of Jammu & Kashmir): Lagama is a small non-nondescript village less than 4 KM from Uri on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad national highway. The terrain is hilly and the entire village of less than 2000 population is perched on the slopes of a high mountain. River Jheelum...
  • J&K: Kashmiri Pandit woman goes from door to door offering help to flood victims October 28, 2014

    Jammu: Suman Raina, a humanitarian, in the flood ravaged state goes door to door offering help to the flood victims. Raina survived the deluge in September, now Raina, a Kashmiri Pandit, has come to her home town bearing relief material and gifts for the flood victims, to help them set...
  • Kashmiri Pandits march seeking rehabilitation October 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Scores of Kashmiri Pandits took out a rally demanding their rehabilitation and a concrete plan for the same. The protesters tried to march from Jantar Mantar to India Gate, but police prevented them from doing so. Police had detained 28 protesters when they refused to budge. Bhim Singh,...
  • Government committed on rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits: Jitendra Singh October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre is committed toward rehabilitation of displaced Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley and will try to do away all their security concerns to ensure their safe return, Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh said on Monday. He was speaking after meeting a delegation of...
  • Kashmiri Pandits collecting relief material for floodhit J&K September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: With flood wreaking havoc in Jammu and Kashmir, Kashmiri Pandits have been busy collecting relief material for their brethren back in the Valley. Moti Kaul, president of The All India Kashmiri Samaj on Wednesday collected relief material in Delhi for supplying at several places like Shivpora, Zeshta Devi...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 5, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 5, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: School children talk to Narendra Modi on Teacher's day September 5, 2014

    On Friday, September 5, the occasion of Teachers' Day, student's across the country listen to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Teacher's Day speech, through live telecast and webcast. He kept his speech short but focused on the key aspects of education in the changing times. ...
  • 30 minutes: Is it possible for Kashmiri pandits to return to the valley August 31, 2014

    Over 25 years have passed since the Kashmiri Pandits suffered an exile from the ancestral homes in the valley. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dispensation has given new hope to the pandits to return to the valley. In 30 minutes, we discuss what prospects are available for the pandits to return...
  • Young Kashmiri Pandits weave different dreams, prioritise a good job over returning to homeland August 28, 2014

    Jammu: After 25 years of exile, young Kashmiri Pandits weave a different dream of a homeland. While elders discuss a painful exile from their homeland, young Kasmiri Pandits are aware of the suffering of the earlier generation but they seem detached from their roots, and not too keen to return to...
  • Radio Sharda seeks to preserve the spirit of Kashmiriyat among Kashmiri Pandits August 27, 2014

    Jammu: Radio Sharda is the brainchild of an enterprising Ramesh Hangloo, in his desire to preserve the spirit of Kashmiriyat among Kashmiri Pandits. "The important thing is to sustain the sense of belonging for those who were once a part of Kashmir. Radio Sharda has been instrumental in...
  • Kashmiri Pandits continue living in deplorable ghettos, yearn to return to homeland August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Rehabilitating Kashmiri Pandits was a crucial part of the BJP election manifesto and even though funds have been allocated for the urgent rehabilitation of the affected community, it is still a long road back to the valley for many. The plight of the Kashmiri Pandits has indeed been...
  • Government will give resources to resettle Kashmiri Pandits in Valley, says Arun Jaitley August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: 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 on Saturday. "There has been clarity in this government regarding many problems and we have even allocated money. Our Kashmiri Pandit...
  • Modi government's rehabilitation plan gives hope to Kashmiri Pandits July 16, 2014

    Anantnag: The focus is back on the valley after Ramdev aide Ved Prakash Vaidik's remark pushing for an independent Kashmir. CNNIBN spoke to a couple who returned to Kashmir following the Narendra Modi government's Rs 500 crore rehabilitation plan for Kashmiri Pandits. The debate continues over Kashmiri Pandits' return to...
  • Kashmiri Pandits observe black day July 13, 2014

    Jammu: As separatists called for a strike in Kashmir Valley to observe Martyrs' day on Saturday, several organisations representing Kashmiri Pandits observed 'black day' and held protests describing it as a day of "loot and plunder" of the properties of the community members. Led by Panun Kashmir, a joint forum of...
  • News 360: ISIS shifts Indian nurses to different location in Iraq July 3, 2014

    All the Indian nurses have been moved by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants from Tikrit to an unknown location in Iraq. All the 46 nurses who have been moved are from Kerala. ...
  • J&K Grand Mufti fumes as Modi plans to rehabilitate Kashmiri pandits July 3, 2014

    Srinagar: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, religious leader Grand Mufti Bashiruddin Ahmad has hit out at the Centre over the contentious issue of rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits. Opposing the the NDA government's plan of rehabilitating Kashmiri pandits, Grand Mufti has termed it...
  • Kashmiri Pandits delegation meets HRD Minister June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: A delegation of Kashmiri Pandits on Thursday met HRD Minister Smriti Irani and pressed for measures to ensure displaced students get benefits of central educational schemes available to Jammu and Kashmir and steps to promote Kashmiri language and literature and revival of Sharda script. The delegation of All India...
  • BJP using Article 370 to garner votes for J&K polls: Congress June 23, 2014

    Srinagar: BJP is raking up the issue of revoking Article 370 of the Constitution, which gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir, to garner votes in the upcoming Assembly polls in the state, Congress said on Monday. "Article 370 is an issue used for garnering votes. They (BJP) used...
  • Looking forward to work with Modi government on Kashmiri Pandits return: Omar June 6, 2014

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said that he was looking forward to work with the new government at the Centre on return of displaced Kashmiri Pandit community to the Valley. "I look forward to working with the new government as they unveil their plans for...