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kashmiri pandits

Why India won’t remember the day Kashmiri Pandits were left to die

Why India won’t remember the day Kashmiri Pandits were left to die

Not one person has been convicted, leave alone punished for the massacre of more than a thousand Hindus of the Valley. January 19, 1990, a date etched in our collective memory, a date that is hard to forget no matter how hard one tries to erase the memories of that night, they come back to [...]

January 25, 2016 HHR Archives, India, World Focus 0

Scrap Article 370 to reverse worst act of intolerance in recent Indian history: Exile of Kashmiri Pandits

Scrap Article 370 to reverse worst act of intolerance in recent Indian history: Exile of Kashmiri Pandits

I speak to audiences, wherever i go, about the plight of my brethren – the Kashmiri Pandits – who have been horrific victims of intolerance. Over 300,000 Pandits had to flee the land of their forefathers, arguably the finest countryside on this planet, overnight on January 19, 1990. It was the culmination of a long [...]

January 5, 2016 HHR Archives, India 0

Kashmiri Pandits take out religious procession in Srinagar

Kashmiri Pandits take out religious procession in Srinagar

Srinagar: Ram Navmi was Sunday celebrated with religious fervor and enthusiasm at Shri Ram Ji Mandir, Barbar Shah in Srinagar City while devotees carried out a Janki procession from Kathleshwar Mandir Habbakadal that passed through city centre Lal Chowk. The Hindu Welfare Society Kashmir (HWSK) had organized nine daylong celebrations at the Mandir. “The welfare [...]

March 30, 2015 HHR India, News updates 0

UK upholds Modi statement on Pakistan

UK upholds Modi statement on Pakistan

Amidst a heated debate in the House of Commons, Britain on Thursday said it agreed with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent statement that any meaningful dialogue between India and Pakistan ‘necessarily requires an environment that is free from terrorism and violence’.   The three-hour debate in Westminster Hall on the ‘political and humanitarian situation in [...]

September 13, 2014 HHR Archives, India, News updates 0

Kashmiri Pandits reapply for Kousar Nag yatra

Kashmiri Pandits reapply for Kousar Nag yatra

Less than three weeks after they were denied permission to undertake the historical Kousar Nag yatra, a group of Kashmiri Pandits on Tuesday reapplied for permission to undertake the pilgrimage through south Kashmir’s Kulgam district. This comes four days after Chief Minister Omar Abdullah blamed the district administration for withdrawing permission to a Kashmiri Pandit [...]

August 20, 2014 HHR Archives, India 0

Government will give resources to resettle Kashmiri Pandits in Valley, says Arun Jaitley

Government will give resources to resettle Kashmiri Pandits in Valley, says Arun Jaitley

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 brothers who want to [...]

August 12, 2014 HHR Archives, India 0

Kashmiri Pandits pray at Sopore temple after 23 years

Kashmiri Pandits pray at Sopore temple after 23 years

After 23 years, a group of Kashmiri Pandits prayed at Nandkishor Asthpan temple at Seer Jagir area of the volatile Sopore police district, considered a hotbed of Kashmir militancy, hinting at their return and rehabilitation in the Valley soon. The Kashmiri Pandits prayed at the temple on Saturday and then were guests of their Muslims [...]

July 3, 2014 HHR Archives, India 0

India rejects Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s resolution on Jammu and Kashmir

India rejects Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s resolution on Jammu and Kashmir

India Friday rejected an Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) resolution on Jammu and Kashmir, saying the organization has “no locus standi on matters concerning the internal affairs of India”. In a statement, the external affairs ministry spokesperson said that the resolutions adopted during the 41st session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the OIC [...]

June 22, 2014 HHR Archives, India 0

Caravan of jihadists coming from Afghanistan to liberate Kashmir: Al-Qaida

Caravan of jihadists coming from Afghanistan to liberate Kashmir: Al-Qaida

The video promises a “caravan of heroic martyrs coming from Afghanistan to liberate Kashmir”. LONDON: A chilling new video from the al-Qaida has asked Muslims in Kashmir to emulate “brothers” in Syria and Iraq and wage a violent jihad against India. The video, which includes a statement read by Maulana Asim Umar, a senior leader [...]

June 14, 2014 HHR Archives, India 0

“Won’t allow special havens for Pandits” Syed Ali Shah Geelani

“Won’t allow special havens for Pandits” Syed Ali Shah Geelani

Opposing any move to rehabilitate Kashmiri Pandits by creating protected settlements in the Valley, radical separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Wednesday claimed certain havens were being sought to be created in certain places in southern, central and northern Kashmir. “Pandits are a part of the Kashmir society and they will always be welcome [...]

June 13, 2014 HHR Archives, India 0