Jammu-Kashmir’s NC (National Conference) has passed resolutions for return and rehabilitation of Kashmiri pandit community at a convention chaired by the party’s president Dr Farooq Abdullah in Jammu.
The senior Congress leader said the priority was not who becomes the chief minister but how to restore the August 4, 2019 position in J-K.
Member of Parliament Dr Farooq Abdullah said he hopes friendship prevails between India and Pakistan, so that Kashmiris can live in peace.
Recent killings in the Valley have struck fear in the hearts of Pandit employees posted there.
Guns targeting the minority community today will target the majority community tomorrow, he says.
The former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said it is ‘no time for politics’ but make people understand where the failure lies.
The PDP said it is the administration's ‘failure’ for ‘not being able to protect the people’, for the ‘worsening situation’ and for ‘working against the people’.
There has been spurt in killings of civilians in Kashmir in the past three days, with at least seven civilians killed, including famous chemist ML Bindroo.
The Kashmiri Pandit leader Sanjay Tickoo said there has to be a collective response to the killings, otherwise the situation resembles that of the 90’s when large scale Pandit migration took place.
The BJP spokesperson said Kashmir society including power-hungry politicians are responsible for the inhuman killing of Makhan Lal Bindroo.
The BJP says at least 23 BJP workers have been killed in different militant attacks in Jammu and Kashmir in the past two years and in Kulgam district alone nine workers of the BJP have been killed.
Lieutenant Governor of J&K Manoj Sinha Tuesday launched an online portal for time-bound redressal of grievances related to Kashmir migrants' immovable properties.
Until so far, a 10% relaxation in cut off was provided to Kashmiri migrants only. The Ministry has decided to provide relaxation in admission to wards of non-migrant Kashmiri Hindu families following requests from Kashmiri Pandits living in the Valley.
J-K BJP spokesperson Ashwani Kumar Chrungoo has sought the intervention of the commission for direction to authorities to provide security to all sarpanches in Jammu and Kashmir.
The narrative of the movie just makes you empathise with the protagonists and all those who became refugees in their own country for no fault of their own.
The petitioners said the movie, Shikara, has the potential of communal polarisation.
Come February, Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s Shikara will hit the screens worldwide. Shikara may well lead other film-makers to chronicle the plight of Kashmiri Pandits onscreen.
The MEP visit’s credibility was further eroded by the lack of clarity on who had organised it and how it was funded.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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