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Step to moving forward must be to acknowledge Kashmiri Pandit suffering

February 10, 2020 8:54 am

With heightened polarisation, it’s easy to cite Kashmiri Pandits, either to evoke hatred or to paint them with one brush of Hindutva. But, what have they done in these 30 years? Have they picked up guns? Have they incited violence?

Exile and return

February 04, 2020 8:32 am

The Kashmiri Pandit narrative is not singular. A resolution to the trauma of exodus has to be political, not communal

Three words that haunt Kashmiri Pandit migrants — home, livelihood and safety

February 01, 2020 6:54 am

The government’s efforts in “resettlement and rehabilitation” of around 750 migrants, who were taken on as teachers and given other junior government jobs in the Valley, and accommodated in portacabins, do not inspire hope.

Kashmiri Pandit colonies in Valley safe, fenced and gated: ‘It’s like dividing us again’

January 31, 2020 1:48 pm

An Indian Express series 'Homeless At Home' Part 2: But local residents do not see the Pandit colony as a solution, and believe it could become part of the problem.

Kashmiri Pandits In Kashmir: Those who stayed back have a home — and a roomful of regret

January 31, 2020 1:49 pm

Homeless At Home An Express Series Part 1: On January 20, 1990, the first big batch of Pandits had to pack their belongings and leave after a night of public threats by militants — the exodus surging between March and May that year and continuing in a steady stream for the next few years.

Both Muslims and Kashmiri Pandits will have to find empathy, generosity to overcome their political differences

January 29, 2020 9:22 am

If Pandits return to Kashmir, as they should, they may have to live in fear as their Sikh and Muslim brethren do.

Kashmiri Pandits observe 'Holocaust Day' to mark 30 years of mass exodus from Valley

January 19, 2020 8:08 pm

The community leaders demanded a separate homeland within Union Territory for them in the Valley, their settlement at one place within Kashmir and the issuance of a white paper to fix responsibility for their genocide and forced migration.

Shikara movie trailer: Vidhu Vinod Chopra to tell 'the untold story of Kashmiri Pandits'

January 08, 2020 7:34 am

Shikara trailer: Directed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Shikara introduces two new actors - Sadia and Aadil Khan. The film releases on February 7.

Indian diplomat compares return of Kashmiri Pandits with Israeli settlements, sparks row

November 28, 2019 4:10 am

During a private event attended by a few members of the Kashmiri Pandit diaspora, India’s Consul General in New York, Sandeep Chakravorty, spoke about the abrogation of Article 370.

'If Israeli people can do it...we can also': Indian diplomat stirs row over J&K remarks

November 27, 2019 9:28 pm

The video of India's Consul General in New York Sandeep Chakravorty speaking at a private event in the city surfaced online and became controversial when he spoke about the Abrogation of Article 370.