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Were Kashmiri Pandits Big Landlords?

Were Kashmiri Pandits Big Landlords?

By DN Dhar June 2012 When the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits was forced during 1989-90, a canard was spread that Kashmiri Pandits were big landlords and had ill-treated peasantry in the state. It  was lent credence by the political vested interests from Kashmir and some neo-illiterate politicians in

Jammu & Kashmir in the words of Padgaonkar

By Rustam January 2012 Inter-Regional Relations  Interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir DileepPadgaonkar, Radha Kumar and MM Ansari submitted their report to Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on October 12, 2011. The report has not been made public so far. Hence, one cannot say what exactly the repo

Martyrs Day 2011

Preserve the Memory to preserve the Civilization November 2011 Panun Kashmir observed the Martyrs’ Day on 14th September this year amidst the din generated by the allegations of massive corruption in the Relief Organization in Jammu. In the days preceding it the newspapers in Jammu had reported

Roadmap for Kashmir: the path not trodden

By Navnita Chadha Behera June 2011 The interlocutors for Kashmir are due to submit an interim report to the central government. It is too early to say if their roadmap will resolve the conflict because what it entails is unclear. If it’s expected to yield a final political settlement, then it

J&K alarmingly corrupt

J&K alarmingly corrupt: TI PDS, Power, PHE ‘meritorious’ Syed Junaid Hashmi April 2011 JAMMU, Mar 16: After dropping a bombshell in the year 2005 by ranking Jammu and Kashmir as country’s second most corrupt state, Transparency International (TI) has dubbed the state as ‘alarmingl

Homeland Day

Pandits Commemorate Homeland Day K.S. Correspondent JAMMU, Dec 28: Panun Kashmir held a massive ‘Scooter-Car Rally’ to commemorate the HOMELAND DAY. The Rally that started from the PK office culminated at the Press Club, Jammu. It was on this day in1991 that Kashmiri Pandits passed the histori

Martyr’s Day

Panun Kashmir holds Massive Protest Rally KS Correspondent November 2010 JAMMU, Sep 14: Panun Kashmir organised a massive protest rally at Press Club, Jammu to observe the Martyrs' Day. The rally was organised to pay tributes to the martyrs and register protest against the failure of the governm

Pharaohs should know Kashmiris are irrepressible

August 2010 J&K's noted historian and critic, Mohammad Yusuf Taing calls himself scribe. Taing, awarded by Sahitya Academy for his literary works, has authored over a dozen books in both Urdu as well as Kashmiri languages. While being passionate about Kashmiri language, Taing describes it " as

The Talibans

July 2010 A 13 year old Pakistani girl called Meena, who says her own family tried to turn her into a suicide bomber. her brother dispatched many young bombers, she says. Her story in her own words.     --Editor. Meena's Story: My brother used to tell me that the place for a woman is eithe

The Ice Man

The Ice Man – V.K. Raina An account of how a retired geologist took apart the alarmist climate claims of a Nobel Prize winning organisation. April 2010 By Ashish K. Mishra “Vijay Kumar Raina is amused. The 76-year old retired geologist who lives in Sector 17, Panchkula in Haryana has been blitzk

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