Friday, 7 October, 2022
TopicKashmiri pandits

Topic: Kashmiri pandits

‘Evicted, at mercy of rain’ — 27 Kashmiri Pandit families brought back to Valley battle for home

27 families part of PM’s special package for Kashmiri Pandits are camping in the open with kids and the elderly after they were evicted from secure accommodation in the Kulgam camp.

Kashmiri Pandits aren’t safe. ‘Low cost’ target killings winning against Modi politics

Militants and their masterminds are following an easy path to terrorise Kashmiri Pandits. It sets the stage for another tragedy to unfold.

‘Locked up like animals’ – Pandits want to flee Kashmir, hope it’s their last exodus

Kashmiri Pandits, ‘rehabilitated’ under PM’s job scheme, would rather leave than stay in prison-like camps for their ‘security’. But, Muslims and other migrants live in fear too.

More tourists doesn’t mean Kashmir is ‘normal’. ‘Naya Kashmir’ is still not in sight

Besides civilian killings, the entry of 'hybrid' or 'part-time' terrorists being recruited and trained online call into question Modi govt's claims about normalcy in Kashmir.

Why Kashmiris don’t see their glass as half full, and economy can’t keep up with nation’s ‘progress’

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3 Pakistani militants killed in Baramulla encounter, 1 policeman dead too

Valley has seen increasing violence since last October with targeted killings of administrative officials and Kashmiri Pandits.

Modi govt’s rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits fell flat. They’re strangers in their own land

There exists a disconnect between Kashmiri Pandits and the govt. Call it incompetency or ignorance, but in Kashmir, the grim realities don’t reach the top.

You know ‘The Kashmir Files story’ of BK Ganjoo. Now know his neighbour Abdul’s

It has been widely alleged that it were Ganjoo’s neighbours who gave up his hiding location to the militants.

The Kashmir Files depicts ‘true picture’ of Kashmiri Pandits and their exodus, says Mohan Bhagwat

Bhagwat also said that the Kashmiri Pandits, who were displaced from the valley in 1990, should take a resolve to return to their homeland.

Minority status, arms licence, probe panel — what Congress MP’s Bill wants for Kashmiri Pandits

Congress MP Vivek Tankha introduced a private member's Bill in the Rajya Sabha Friday with an array of provisions for the resettlement and rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits.

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Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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