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Indian nationalism a rare animal: Tharoor


September 4th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Indian nationalism is a rare animal and Indian secularism is a profusion of religions against the idea of absence of religion, writer and parliament ... Read more...

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Kashmiri migrants protest, want free electricity


September 4th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 4 (IANS) The Kashmiri Pandit (Hindu) migrants living in Jagti Township on the outskirts of Jammu Tuesday launched a protest seeking free electricity supply.The migrants had been supplied ... Read more...

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‘I AM’ telecast on DD only after U-certificate; Onir upset


July 6th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Onir is upset with the censor board for not giving his National Award-winning-film "I AM" a U-certificate, without which it cannot be telecast on ... Read more...

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Refugees in our own country: Kashmiri pandits


June 20th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Kashmiri pandits, who have been forced out of the Kashmir Valley, gathered at Jantar Mantar here Wednesday, seeking rehabilitation and government's support.The protest was organised ... Read more...

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‘Kashmiri separatists not taking part in assembly polls’


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 3 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah Thursday refuted reports that the separatists might participate in the 2014 assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir."There is ... Read more...

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1,925 Kashmiri Pandit migrants get jobs in Valley


March 10th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 10 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has given jobs to 1,925 Kashmiri Pandit (Hindu) migrants under the Prime Minister's Relief and Rehabilitation Package announced in 2008.Revenue, ... Read more...

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‘I Am’ was most difficult to make: Onir


March 7th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Onir faced such tough times convincing Bollywood studios to finance his "I Am" that he resorted to crowd-funding to make it. But now with the best ... Read more...

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Engineer goes missing in Kashmir


March 4th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 4 (IANS) Ever since her husband left the uptown Magarmal Bagh home in the city on Feb 18, Sukhbir Kaur has been a shattered woman. Jagdeep Singh ... Read more...

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Faith cuts through cold at Kashmiri saint’s Urs (With Images)


January 21st, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) Hundreds of Hindus and Muslims from across the valley are thronging the shrine of Kashmiri saint Sheikh Hamza Makhdoom on his 10-day Urs here, braving sub-zero ... Read more...

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Kashmir panel meets migrants, activists


July 23rd, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 23 (IANS) The three-member Kashmir Committee, headed by Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani, met a cross-section of people and sought their views on the Kashmir issue on ... Read more...

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Hospital, schools to be set up for Kashmiri migrants


July 23rd, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 23 (IANS) A 40-bed hospital and several schools will be set up for Kashmiri migrants in the newly-constructed Jagti township here in Jammu and Kashmir, a minister ... Read more...

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Hindu-Muslim amity at Kashmir shrine


June 9th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 9 (IANS) Hundreds of Kashmiri Pandits trekked to north Kashmir's Khirbhawani temple Thursday to pray at the famous Hindu shrine in the Muslim-majority valley where the locals welcomed ... Read more...

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Kashmiri Pandit woman wins panchayat poll, wants migrants to return


May 10th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) A Kashmiri Pandit woman who won the panchayat elections in north Kashmir's Baramulla district said her victory is a message to other Pandit families to return ... Read more...

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Geelani assures protection to Kashmiri Pandits


April 17th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 17 (IANS) In a significant development, hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani Sunday assured Kashmiri Pandits that 90 percent of the Muslim population in Jammu and Kashmir would ... Read more...

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Abdullah ‘happy’ to reward Raina with a plot


April 4th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 4 (IANS) Indian cricketer Sueresh Raina, whose family originally hails from Srinagar's Rainawari area, may get a residential plot in the Jammu and Kashmir capital if Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah proposes truth panel on Kashmir militancy


March 5th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 5 (IANS) In a major step, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday proposed to move a resolution in the state legislature seeking constitution of a "Truth ... Read more...

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PM inaugurates township for Kashmiri migrants


March 4th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday inaugurated a township near this Jammu and Kashmir winter capital for hindu families who fled the Kashmir Valley due to ... Read more...

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PM in Jammu for daylong visit


March 4th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in the Jammu and Kashmir winter capital Friday morning on a daylong visit, officials said.During his trip, the prime minister ... Read more...

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BJP slams Centre, J-K Govt. for opposing flag hoisting plan


January 23rd, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by ANI
Jalandhar, Jan 23 (ANI): Bharatiya Jan Yuva Morcha (BJYM) President Anurag Thakur and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday slammed the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government ... Read more...

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BJYM to hoist tricolour in Srinagar


December 18th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) Saturday said it will embark on a "national unity march" from Kolkota Jan 12 and hoist the tricolour in Srinagar's ... Read more...

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Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha activists attack Mirwaiz in New Delhi


November 30th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0New Delhi, Nov.30 (ANI): Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) activists on Tuesday attacked the All India Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq in New Delhi when ... Read more...

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ABVP workers hurl eggs at Mirwaiz’s vehicle in Kolkata


November 28th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0 Kolkata, Nov.28 (ANI): Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) workers on Sunday staged protests against All Party Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq's visit to Kolkata.Mirwaiz, ... Read more...

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Court moved over ‘anti-India’ speech by Kashmiri separatist


November 27th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 27 (IANS) A human rights activist Saturday filed a petition in a local court demanding registration of a case against Kashmiri separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq for his alleged ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in Srinagar after Mirwaiz assault


November 26th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Fayaz AhmadSrinagar, Nov.26 (ANI): Curfew was imposed in Srinagar on Friday, a day after All Party Hurriyat Conference Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was assaulted.Five areas were placed under curfew ... Read more...

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‘Mirwaiz has nothing to tell about Kashmir’


November 26th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 26 (IANS) Former Punjab Police chief P.C. Dogra Friday condemned Kashmiri separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq's initiative of educating people about Kashmir problems by travelling across the country, and said ... Read more...

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Mirwaiz roughed up at Chandigarh seminar (Second Lead)


November 25th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 25 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was roughed up by displaced Kashmiri Pandits and Hindu right-wing activists at a seminar here Thursday for his alleged anti-India comments.The ... Read more...

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Clashes in Srinagar after news of assault on Mirwaiz


November 25th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 25 (IANS) Old city areas of Srinagar witnessed clashes between protesters and security forces Thursday as the news about manhandling of the moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq by ... Read more...

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Mirwaiz roughed up at Chandigarh seminar, 20 detained (Lead)


November 25th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 25 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist leader and Hurriyat Conference chief Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was roughed up by displaced Kashmiri Pandits and Hindu right-wing activists at a seminar here Thursday.Mirwaiz, who ... Read more...

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Social activist files police complaint against Geelani, Arundhati Roy


October 29th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): Social activist Sunil Pandit lodged a police complaint at the Tilak Marg Police Station here on Friday against Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani and writer ... Read more...

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Act against Roy, Geelani, demands Kashmiri Pandit group


October 26th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) An organisation of displaced Kashmiri Pandits Tuesday demanded action against writer-activist Arundhati Roy and separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani for their remarks on Kashmir."We are warning the ... Read more...

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‘Free Kashmir’ will allow liquor consumption: Geelani (Roundup)


October 22nd, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, at a seminar repeatedly disrupted by Kashmiri Pandits, said Thursday the sale of liquor would be allowed in an "independent" Jammu ... Read more...

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Kashmiri Hindus protest against Geelani, Arundhati at seminar (Lead)


October 21st, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Some Kashmiri Hindu activists created a disturbance as they tried to prevent hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani and author-activist Arundhati Roy from speaking at a seminar ... Read more...

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Hurriyat chief Geelani heckled in Delhi seminar


October 21st, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 21 (ANI): Syed Ali Shah Geelani, the leader of the hardline faction of the Hurriyat Conference in Kashmir, was heckled by a group of Kashmiri Pandits here on Thursday ... Read more...

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Muslims gather in a Hindu wedding in Jammu and Kashmir


October 10th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Oct.10 (ANI): Muslim guests gathered in large numbers to attend a Hindu wedding in Hunamanpura village in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district.The guests who came to bless the couple ... Read more...

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Kashmir package not region-specific: Omar assures BJP, Pandits


September 27th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 27 (IANS) The eight-point Kashmir package is not "Kashmir Valley centric", Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday asserted and sought to assuage the feelings of hurt in some quarters, especially ... Read more...

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