Kashmiri Pandit: News

18 Mar 2024


Ingredients that are the essence of Kashmiri Pandit cuisine

Kashmiri Pandit cuisine weaves a rich flavor profile, mirroring the region's historical depth and its Himalayan geography.

11 Dec 2023

Amit Shah

Parliament: Amit Shah tables 2 J&K bills in Rajya Sabha

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday tabled two bills for amending J&K reservation and reorganization laws in the Rajya Sabha.

06 Dec 2023

Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha passes J&K Reservation, J&K Reorganisation (Amendment) bills

The Lok Sabha passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2023 and the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2023 on Wednesday.

06 Dec 2023

Amit Shah

Parliament winter session: Amit Shah defends J&K bills

Union Minister of Home Affairs Amit Shah, on Wednesday, defended the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2023 and the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2023.

06 Dec 2023

Amit Shah

Parliament: Amit Shah likely to speak on J&K bills today

Home Minister Amit Shah will reportedly respond to the debate on the two key bills on Jammu and Kashmir in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

05 Dec 2023

Amit Shah

Amit Shah to move bills amending J&K reservation, reorganization laws

On the second day of the Parliament's Winter Session on Tuesday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah will reportedly move two bills related to Jammu and Kashmir.

10 Oct 2023

Arundhati Roy

Delhi L-G greenlights Arundhati Roy's prosecution for 2010 Kashmir remark

Delhi Lieutenant Governor (L-G) VK Saxena on Tuesday sanctioned the prosecution of author Arundhati Roy and one Sheikh Showkat Hussain in a 2010 hate speech case filed over their remarks on Kashmir, IANS reported.

09 Aug 2023

Smriti Irani

'You are not India': Smriti Irani attacks opposition bloc

The Lok Sabha witnessed a fiery exchange of words between Union Minister Smriti Irani and Congress leaders during the debate on the no-confidence motion against the central government on Wednesday.

28 Feb 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: 2 shot dead including terrorist who killed Kashmiri Pandit

Two terrorists were shot dead in a joint operation by the Army and the police at Padgampora village of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir in the early hours of Tuesday.

26 Feb 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir: Kashmiri Pandit killed by terrorists in Pulwama

A Kashmiri Pandit was allegedly shot and killed in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir, on Sunday, in what is believed to be the latest targeted civilian killing in the region.

28 Dec 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: 4 terrorists killed in encounter in Jammu's Sidhra region

At least four terrorists were killed in an encounter with security personnel in the Sidhra area of Jammu and Kashmir's Jammu district on Wednesday morning.

26 Dec 2022

Ghulam Nabi Azad

Ghulam Nabi Azad urges relocation of Kashmiri Pandits to Jammu

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and Democratic Azad Party (DAP) Chief Ghulam Nabi Azad urged the government on Monday to relocate Kashmir Pandits (KPs) to Jammu until the situation in the Kashmir valley improves.

15 Dec 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

These settlements are your graveyards: Terror group threatens Kashmiri Pandits

Targeted violence against Kashmiri Pandits has been a long-standing issue in Kashmir.

18 Oct 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: UP migrant laborers killed in grenade attack; terrorist held

Two migrant laborers hailing from Uttar Pradesh were killed in a grenade attack in the early hours of Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, where terrorists earlier shot dead a Kashmiri Pandit on Saturday.

15 Oct 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Kashmiri Pandit man shot dead in J&K's Shopian district

A Kashmiri Pandit man was shot dead on Saturday by suspected terrorists in the Choudhary Gund area of Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.

23 Sep 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K administration stops salary of striking Kashmiri Pandits demanding relocation

The Jammu and Kashmir administration issued orders on Wednesday to stop the salaries of Kashmiri Pandit employees who are on strike demanding better security and relocation outside of the valley.

Jammu & Kashmir: Bihar migrant worker shot dead by terrorists

In yet another targeted killing in the Valley, a migrant laborer from Bihar was shot dead at Bandipore, Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) on Thursday night.

19 Jun 2022


Sai Pallavi clarifies remarks on Kashmiri Pandits' exodus after backlash

Actor Sai Pallavi has been facing severe backlash over her controversial statements.

05 Jun 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Arvind Kejriwal slams Modi government, says it failed Kashmiri Pandits

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday held a protest in the national capital against the Centre following an increase in targeted killings in Jammu and Kashmir.

04 Jun 2022

Pakistan News

Kashmir killings: Centre blames Pakistan; Pandits shifted to safer locations

Amid rising incidents of targeted civilian killings in Kashmir, Union Minister for Home Affairs Amit Shah convened high-level meetings with top military and security officials on Friday.

03 Jun 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Kashmiri Pandit organization seeks judicial intervention in recent killings

Kashmiri Pandit Sangarsh Samiti (KPSS)—a Kashmiri Pandit organization—approached the Chief Justice of Jammu & Kashmir High Court Pankaj Mithal on Friday, requesting his intervention in providing security to the minority population in the union territory in light of recent killings.

03 Jun 2022

Amit Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah to chair critical meeting on Kashmir

The Union Home Minister Amit Shah is scheduled to chair a security meeting on Friday regarding the evolving scenario in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

16 May 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

'Leave or face death': Terrorists threaten Kashmiri Pandits in Pulwama

Terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Islam has issued a threat letter to Kashmiri Pandits living in the Hawal Transit Accommodation in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama district.

15 May 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: SIT to probe Kashmiri Pandit's killing, says LG

Jammu & Kashmir Lieutenant Governor (LG) Manoj Sinha termed Kashmiri Pandit Rahul Bhat's recent killing in Budgam district as "premeditated."

13 May 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorists gun down police constable in Pulwama

Jammu and Kashmir Police constable Riyaz Ahmad Thoker was shot dead by a suspected terrorist at his Pulwama residence on Friday.

13 May 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Protests grip J&K after terrorists kill Kashmiri Pandit

Several parts of the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) witnessed massive protests from the Kashmiri Pandits after a 35-year-old man from the community was shot dead in Budgam district on Thursday afternoon.

05 Apr 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Terrorists open fire at Kashmiri Pandit shopkeeper in J&K's Shopian

A Kashmiri Pandit shopkeeper was injured in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district Monday evening after terrorists opened fire at him.

30 Mar 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Trial against Bitta Karate begins for murder of Kashmiri Pandit

Thirty one years after admitting to killing '30-40 Kashmiri Pandits' on camera, a case against terrorist Farooq Ahmed Dar alias Bitta Karate has reached the court again.

24 Sep 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

Family of J&K cop killed by colleague demands justice

The family of slain policeman Ajay Dhar, who was apparently shot dead by a colleague in a case of mistaken identity in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara, accused the police department of attempting a "cover-up," and demanded justice.

01 Mar 2021

Kashmir Valley

Kashmiri diaspora in US expresses concern for activist Sushil Pandit

Members of the Kashmiri diaspora in the US urged the Indian Government to take stern action against those responsible behind the plot to assassinate Kashmiri human rights activist Sushil Pandit.

02 Jan 2021


Srinagar: Punjabi jeweler gets domicile certificate, terrorists shoot him dead

In a spine-chilling incident, a 70-year-old Punjabi jeweler Satpal Nischal was shot dead in Srinagar weeks after he got a domicile certificate that allowed him to purchase immovable property.

09 Sep 2020


My home today, your ego tomorrow: Kangana's message to Uddhav

Actor Kangana Ranaut, who is fighting an intense battle with the Shiv Sena-led Maharashtra government, sent a pointed message to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday, hours after her Mumbai office was demolished.

11 Jun 2020


Ajay Pandita: 30 years on, Pandits still unsafe in Valley

30 years ago, Kashmiri Pandits fled the Valley, in search of peace as their native place was burnt and destroyed by Pakistan-sponsored terrorists.

29 Feb 2020

Jammu And Kashmir

Squatters to be evicted from homes meant for Kashmiri Pandit-migrants

In what is sure to bring joy to persecuted Kashmiri Pandits, the administration of the newly-formed Jammu and Kashmir union territory has issued show-cause notices to those occupying apartments meant for them.

10 Feb 2020


'Shikara' has its flaws, and the burden is on Bollywood

Shikara is a movie that managed to hurt everyone, across the spectrum.

07 Feb 2020


'Shikara' review: A beautifully crafted tale of an unforgettable tragedy

In one particular scene of Shikara, a Kashmiri militant tells his best friend, a Kashmiri Pandit, "Mai apne abba ko nahi bacha paya, tu apne abba ko bacha le, India chala ja."

05 Feb 2020

Jammu And Kashmir

Activists move court against 'Shikara', claim the movie is communal

Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra on Tuesday reacted to a petition filed against his upcoming film Shikara.

30 Jan 2020

Arvind Kejriwal

I'm diabetic, risked life for country: Labeled 'terrorist', Kejriwal replies

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal hit back at the Bharatiya Janata Party for calling him a "terrorist" and reminded of his "sacrifices" for the country.

27 Jan 2020


Second official trailer of Vidhu Vinod Chopra's 'Shikara' out

The makers of Shikara have dropped the second trailer.

07 Jan 2020


'Shikara': Vidhu Chopra's comeback film on exodus of Kashmiri Pandits

Almost three decades back, India witnessed one of the biggest mass human exoduses in its independent history - the 1989-1990 forced exodus of Kashmir Pandits.

26 Jul 2019


62 celebrities, including Kangana, slam open letter to PM

Days after 49 personalities wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him to do something about lynching incidents, 62 celebrities shot back slamming their "selective outrage".

16 Jul 2019


Court orders Hindu girl to distribute Quran over communal post

On July 12, a student, identified as Richa Bharti, was arrested in Ranchi for posting content on Facebook, which allegedly had communal overtones.

14 Apr 2019

Narendra Modi

Modi holds rally in Kathua, slams Amarinder Singh, dynasty politics

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua on Sunday and criticized tall leaders like Captain Amarinder Singh (Congress), Mehbooba Mufti (PDP) and Omar Abdullah (National Conference).

17 Feb 2019


Pulwama attack: Prashant Bhushan justifies terror, netizens school him

While the Pulwama terror attack jolted the entire nation, senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan ended up justifying terrorism with a tweet which got him flak from various social media users.

19 Jan 2019


#KnowYourTeam: Real Kashmir FC- I-League's surprise package of the season

Real Kashmir have proved to be an unstoppable force in their very first I-League season.

03 Dec 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

After Kartarpur, demand grows for Sharda Peeth corridor to PoK

More than 200 Kashmiri Pandits took out a protest march in the city of Anantnag yesterday demanding that a passage on the lines of the Kartarpur Corridor for Sikhs be opened to facilitate devotees to visit the Sharda Devi temple in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).

22 Oct 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Separatist-sponsored strike after Kulgam blast disrupts normal life in Kashmir

Normal life was once again disrupted in the Kashmir Valley Monday due to a strike called by separatists over the death of seven civilians in a blast at an encounter site in Kulgam district.

01 Sep 2018

Hizbul Mujahideen

Who is Riyaz Naikoo, Kashmir's most wanted and dreaded terrorist

After the abduction and release of kin of policemen in Kashmir, Riyaz Ahmed Naikoo, largely known as a 'moderate' terrorist, has taken the centerstage.

21 May 2018

Omar Abdullah

J&K Police books man for criticizing the government's move

A case was registered today against a man for his alleged tweet criticizing the government's move to suspend anti-terror operations in J&K.

15 May 2018


Kashmiri Pandit loses job, slapped by FIR for inflammatory comments

Two tweets posted by a Kashmiri man talking against a certain community proved costly for him.

14 May 2018


Srinagar: Twitter user booked for abusive posts about Kashmiri Pandits

The J&K police today lodged an FIR against a Twitter user for allegedly putting up abusive posts about Kashmiri Pandits.

12 May 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Kashmiris attacked in Delhi: Hate crime? Stray-dog menace? Molestation?

A Kashmiri family in Delhi's Maharani Bagh came under brutal attack by neighbors yesterday. Videos showed a mob cornering and assaulting them with sticks.

08 May 2018


Why are terrorists heroes for liberal media?

Two days back, Indian Army eliminated a certain terrorist called Mohammed Rafi Bhat. Forces brought along his family to convince him to surrender, but he didn't yield. In my humble view, he died the death he deserved.

17 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Former VHP leader Pravin Togadia begins his indefinite fast

Former VHP leader Pravin Togadia began his indefinite fast in Ahmedabad in support of his demands, including construction of a Ram Temple in Ayodhya.

09 Apr 2018

Delhi High Court

Nehru's wedding venue, Haksar Haveli, is now a garbage dump

All the Nehru-Gandhi family homes are well-known: 1, Safdarjung Road, Teen Murti House (Nehru Museum) and even Anand Bhawan (Allahabad).

11 Jun 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

After Lt Fayaz's murder, 11 J&K youths graduate from IMA

A month after 23-year-old Lt Umar Fayaz was kidnapped from a wedding and murdered by terrorists, 11 youths from Jammu and Kashmir have risen up against anti-national forces and graduated from the Indian Military Academy in Dehradun.

29 May 2017

Hizbul Mujahideen

Here's all about the new tech-savvy Hizbul chief

The Hizbul Mujahideen has appointed Riyaz Naikoo as the new chief of its Kashmir wing, after the army killed the former commander Sabzar Bhat in an encounter recently.