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Tag: Kashmiri Pandits

'Kashmiri Pandits Asked To Give Undertaking If They Don't Take Security'
'Kashmiri Pandits Asked To Give Undertaking If They Don't Take Security'

After the eruption of militancy in Kashmir in early nineties, there was a mass migration of Kashmiri Pandits, but over 800 Pandit families remained and did not migrate.

Vidhu Vinod Chopra: Those Criticising 'Shikara' Are Donkeys

Mumbai: Filmmaker-producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra has lashed out at people criticising his new film “Shikara”. He says those who have accused him of commercialising the plight of Kashmiri Pandits in the film are “gadhe” (donkeys). ” ‘3 Idiots’, which I produced earned Rs 33 crore on its first day of release, and we knew the first […]

'Shikara' to release on Feb 7, assures Vidhu Vinod Chopra Films

Srinagar: Amid reports of stay on the release of Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s directorial “Shikara”, the filmmaker’s production company on Thursday tweeted that it will hit the screens on February 7 as planned. The film is set against the backdrop of the Kashmiri Pandit exodus from the Kashmir Valley in late 1989 and early 1990, in […]

No Power Can Stop Kashmiri Pandits From Returning To Kashmir: Defence Minister

Mangaluru: No power can now stop Kashmiri Pandits from going back to Kashmir, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday, forcefully defending the NDA government’s decision to reorganise Jammu and Kashmir and abrogating its special status under Article 370. In an address at a rally here, the Defence Minister also sent a strong message to […]

Three Decades On, Exodus Still Haunts Kashmiri Pandits

New Delhi: Exactly 30 years ago on January 19, 1990, the Kashmiri Pandits were forced to flee their homeland, the Kashmir Valley, as a result of being targeted by Islamic jihadis. Meanwhile, different political parties came to power but couldn’t create a conducive atmosphere for their return to the valley. Displaced Kashmiri Hindus are still […]

Kashmiri Pandits Question Govt Figures On J&K Temples

Srinagar: There are a total of just 5,000 to 7,000 temples across Jammu and Kashmir, however, the government has reached a figure of 50,000 temples? How, questions the Kashmiri Pandit Sangarsh Samiti. The body representing Kashmiri Pandits living in the valley, who have not migrated after militancy erupted, questioned the figures given by Minister of […]

PM Modi meets Kashmiri Pandits in Houston, assures them of New Kashmir

Houston: Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a “special interaction” with a 17-member delegation of Kashmiri Pandits here and assured them of “building a new Kashmir” which would be for everyone. The delegation, which included Kashmiri Pandits from across the US, met Prime Minister Modi on his arrival in Houston as part as part of his […]

Overseas Kashmiri group hails abrogation of Article 370

New Delhi: A leading overseas Kashmiri organisation has welcomed the abrogation of Article 370 and 35A while warning against misinformation and fear being spread by some quarters on the issue. “Articles 370 and 35A were highly discriminatory against all indigenous Kashmiri minorities – Sufi Muslims, Shia Muslims, Ahmadi Muslims, Dalits, Gujjars, Kashmiri Pandits, Kashmiri Sikhs, […]

Kashmiri Pandits hail axing of Article 370

New Delhi: Hindu Pandits who have been displaced from the Kashmir Valley on Monday hailed the decision to scrap Article 370 of the Constitution giving special status to Jammu and Kashmir and said they hoped this will help them return to their lost homes. “This is certainly a historical and bold decision. The people of […]