Monthly Archives: March 2009

People mourn Kashmiri soldier’s death

SRINAGAR, Mar 24: A career in Army as a soldier has been frowned upon for most of the past 20 years in Kashmir but the times seem to be changing now as was evident from the scenes witnessed at the funeral of Kashmiri soldier Shabir Ahmad Malik in Wakura area of Ganderbal district. Malik, a […]

Protected: The Sickness Of Slavery

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The Hindu Diaspora In The Middle East

Hindus consisted of 80 percent of the population of India in 2001. Naturally one would expect the same percentage to be present, wherever the Indian diaspora is considered. But in the Middle East (based on USA Government data), the number of Hindus in the following Middle East nations is as follows: Bahrain (44286) United Arab […]


JAMMU, Mar 13: While taking the serious exception to the recent resolution brought by People’s Democratic Party (PDP) MLA, Peer Mansoor Hussain in State Legislative Assembly, Jammu and Kashmir Vichar Manch (JKVM) today said it is part of a big conspiracy to distort the facts about the original history of Kashmir. The act of PDP […]


I am beholden to P.V. Rawal of Jammu for sending me a photograph of Allama Iqbal’s Kashmiri Brahmin family taken in Sialkot in 1931. At this time Iqbal was in his mid-fifties. He had already risen to the top as the greatest Urdu poet, at par with Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib. Although he was proud […]

Hindus feel the heat in Pakistan

Riaz Sohail BBC News, Karachi Wealthy Hindus like Garish Kumar are targets for kidnappers The kidnap and murder of a Hindu engineer in Pakistan’s southern province of Sindh has increased the insecurity among fellow Hindus. Garish Kumar disappeared last month near Hyderabad city, 250 km (160 miles) from the port city of Karachi in Sindh. […]

83 acre land belonging to displaced Pandits encroached in Kashmir

JAMMU : Jammu and Kashmir government today said that 1,608 cases of trespassing and encroachment of properties belonging to displaced Kashmiri Pandits have been detected in the Valley. Replying to CPIM MLA, M Y Tarigami’s question in the Assembly, Minister incharge for revenue said that 1,608 cases of encroachment and trespassing have been reported in […]