Stopped from flying abroad, says Pulitzer-winning Kashmiri photojournalist

Sanna Irshad Mattoo won the Pulitzer Prize in May becoming the first woman from Jammu and Kashmir to get the prestigious prize in journalism. Mattoo was scheduled to travel from Delhi to Paris today for a book launch and photography exhibition. She was one of 10 award winners of the Serendipity Arles grant 2020.
#SannaIrshadMattoo #Pulitzer #Kashmiri #Jammu #BusinessIndustrial

2 days ago

After Delhi, heavy rains lash maximum city Mumbai

The southwest monsoon advanced into Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmiri, some parts of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan on June 30. Mumbai also witnessed rainfall in several parts of the city on Thursday. Meteorological department has issued an orange alert in Raigad till Friday, and in Ratnagiri till Saturday.
#Delhi #News #Weather

5 days ago

Militant who killed Kulgam bank manager a local, neutralised: Police

Police said the militant who had killed the bank manager in Kulgam earlier this month was a local Kashmiri militant. Police had recently registered a case against a news portal for claiming that militants were not locals. A total of 118 terrorists have been killed in Kashmir valley this year, according to the Jammu and Kashmir Police.
#JammuandKashmirPolice #Kashmiri #Kulgam #SensitiveSubjects

1 weeks ago

Kashmiri musician soulfully plays Ali Sethi's Pasoori on a rabab in viral video

Kashmiri rabab player Sufiyan Malik has posted a video of his rabab cover of Pasoori. The video has over 12,000 likes and counting since it was posted three days ago. The song was featured on Season 14 of Coke Studio and was sung by Pakistani singers Ali Sethi and Shae Gill.
#AliSethi #CokeStudio #Kashmiri #Pakistani #ArtsEntertainment #MusicAudio #WorldMusic

1 weeks ago

Dulquer Salmaan Unveils Motion Poster, Release Date Of Pyali

Dulquer Salmaan has announced the release date of Pyali on the 20th anniversary of NF Varghese. The film marks the first production of the late Malayalam actor's family. The story of the film revolves around a Kashmiri-born five-year-old girl named Pyali.
#DulquerSalmaan #Malayalam #Kashmiri #ArtsEntertainment #Movies

2 weeks ago

Anupam Kher takes part in 'Shradh Puja' for Kashmiri Pandits in Varanasi...

Anupam Kher was recently seen in Varanasi as he took part in the Shradh puja for Kashmiri Pandits. The Kashmir Files actor urged everyone to come out in support of the Kashmiri pandits. He also urged the media, the politicians and the citizens of the country to support them and resettle in Kashmir.
#AnupamKher #KashmirFiles #ShradhPuja #KashmiriPandit #Varanasi #ArtsEntertainment #Movies #PeopleSociety

2 weeks ago

Art Basel 2022: Everything you need to know about the 3 Indian galleries...

Kolkata’s Experimenter arrives at Art Basel 2022 with its most ambitious exhibition to date, bringing together nine contemporary artists from around the world. Bhasha Chakrabarti investigates the politics of the female form and the fragility of the maternal relationship. Praneet Soi worked with Kashmiri artisans to create works of distortion and deconstruction based in traditional mashrabiya motifs.
#BhashaChakrabarti #ArtBasel #Indian #Kolkata #ArtsEntertainment

3 weeks ago

Kashmiri YouTuber arrested over viral video depicting beheading of Nupur Sharma

Kashmiri YouTuber Faisal Wani arrested for breaching public tranquillity and causing fear in the public. Wani's arrest came after he deleted the viral video and issued an apology in a new video. The FIR has been registered under sections 505 and 506 of the Indian Penal Code.
#NupurSharma #Kashmiri #IndianPenalCode #SensitiveSubjects #News

3 weeks ago

Youtuber in Kashmir arrested for uploading video depicting beheading of Nupur Sharma

Kashmiri Youtuber Faisal Wani arrested for uploading video depicting beheading of Nupur Sharma. He was charged with breaching public tranquillity and causing fear in the public. Wani deleted the video and apologised for uploading it in the first place.
#NupurSharma #Kashmiri #Kashmir #SensitiveSubjects

3 weeks ago

'Locals Must Support Us This Time': Forced to Leave Kashmir for Jammu,...

Kashmiri Pandit Vijay Bhat is a beneficiary of the special PM Package for Kashmir Pandits. He joined the government’s finance department in Kashmir just six months ago. Bhat had to leave Kashmir for Jammu within a few hours, forced to leave everything belonging to him. He is now planning to go back to giving tuitions to children in the neighbourhood.
#VijayBhat #KashmiriPandit #Kashmiri #Kashmir #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief

3 weeks ago

For relocation of Kashmiri Pandit staff, J&K redesignates their posts

Officials said 5,928 employees are currently working under the PM package in J&K. With the posts being re-designated to the divisional level, employees can be transferred anywhere within the Kashmir or Jammu divisions. The scheme was rolled out during the 2008-09 financial year for the return and rehabilitation of Kashmiri migrants.
#J&K #KashmiriPandit #Kashmiri #J&K #LawGovernment #Government

3 weeks ago

Kashmiri Pandits put forth 11 demands; seek fixed tenure for PM Package Employees

Kashmiri pandits have put forth 11 demands including relocation to the Jammu for at least 3 years. They have also requested the old pension system for PM Package Employees along with a single-window system for disbursement of salaries. Kashmiri Pandits have focused on the Centre's measures for PM package Employees and have sought a fixed tenure.
#KashmiriPandit #Kashmiri #Jammu #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief

4 weeks ago

Targeted killings: People in Kashmir suffering but 'king' busy with...

Shiv Sena took a dig over the Modi government's 8th-anniversary celebrations. Party said while Kashmiri people are suffering, the king is busy in celebrations. Sena said while the party derived a political mileage from surgical strikes, the situation in Kashmir has worsened and Hindus are still being killed.
#Sena #ShivSena #Kashmiri #Hindus #Kashmir #News #Politics

4 weeks ago

BJP pans Kejriwal over 'four demands on Kashmiri Pandits'; 'What have you...

Union Minister Anurag Thakur questioned Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over his four demands on the killings of Kashmiri pandits. The BJP leader also alleged that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) came to power in Punjab with the help of Khalistani supporters.
#Kejriwal #BJP #KashmiriPandit #Kashmiri #Delhi #News #Politics #LawGovernment

4 weeks ago

Pandit Bhajan Sopori’s music bore the imprint of two great Kashmiri...

Pandit Bhajan Sopori passed away at the age of 74 in a Gurgaon hospital. He was 10 years younger than Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma, another santoor maestro who passed away just three weeks ago. He always resided in a jugalbandi of Kashmiri shaivism and sufiyana mausiqi.
#PanditBhajanSopori #Kashmiri #hai #Gurgaon #ArtsEntertainment #MusicAudio #WorldMusic

4 weeks ago

We will stand firmly behind Kashmiri pandits: CM Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said the state will stand firmly behind the Kashmiri pandits fleeing the Valley. Shiv Sena president said the pandits were assured Ghar Wapsi, but that never happened. He said: “As the head of Shiv SenA and a CM, I can only promise that we stand. Firmly behind them”
#UddhavThackeray #ShivSena #Kashmiri #Maharashtra #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief

4 weeks ago

Will do whatever is possible for Kashmiri Pandits, won't leave them in...

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray assured Kashmiri Pandits that they have the backing of Maharashtra and its people. Pandits were shown the dream of `ghar vapasi' (resettlement in the Valley), but they are being targeted and killed. He added that Maharashtra has always maintained a sensitive relationship with Pandits. In 1995, when the Shiv Sena-BJP coalition came to power in Maharashtra, Sena founder Bal Thakeray ensured a quota in educational institutes in the state for the children of Kashmiri pandits.
#UddhavThackeray #ShivSena #KashmiriPandit #Pandit #Maharashtra #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief

4 weeks ago

J&K: Massive success for security forces as top Hizbul commander killed in Anantnag

An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists on Friday in the Rishipora area of Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag. Three soldiers and a civilian were injured in the gunfight and the operation is still underway. This comes following targeted killings of Kashmiri minorities and non-locals in the Kashmir valley region.
#Kashmiri #J&K #SensitiveSubjects #LawGovernment #PublicSafety

1 months ago

‘Dangerous than 90s’: Govt employees leaving Kashmir after rise in killings

Kashmiri Pandit Sangarsh Samiti president Sanjay Tickoo confirmed that 65 employees with their families have left the Valley on Thursday. The rise in targeted killings by terrorists has triggered another round of exits from the Valley. Government employees working under the PM's relief package highlighted the worsening situation in Kashmir.
#SanjayTickoo #PanditSangarshSamiti #Kashmiri #Kashmir #SensitiveSubjects #PeopleSociety

1 months ago

Kashmiri Pandit employees want transfer from valley amid targeted killings;...

A fresh wave of fear has hit people in Kashmir following the killings of civilians. In a protest against the J&K administration, Kashmiri Pandit employees threatened to leave the Valley. Kashmiri Hindus gave 24 hours for the government to take measures to ensure the safety of the region.
#Pandit #KashmiriHindus #Kashmir #PeopleSociety #SocialIssuesAdvocacy #SensitiveSubjects

1 months ago