US-Based Kashmiri Pandits Respond to Biased Allegations Toward Kashmir in the Wake of the Removal of Article 370

Ritu Jha- The Kashmiri Overseas Association (KOA) says they are surprised to see The Lancet, a reputable medical journal, has written a one-sided story about Kashmir. On Aug.17th, The Lancet published an article entitled, “Fear and Uncertainty Around Kashmir’s Future,” sympathizing with the present residents of Kashmir. The article references A Médecins Sans Frontières study […]

Speakers at a Celebration for Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th Birth Anniversary Shared Their Views on the Abrogation of Article 370.

Ritu Jha-   As people gathered to celebrate Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th Birth Anniversary in Milpitas, California, they could not resist sharing their views on the abrogation of Article 370 by Prime Minister Modi. On Aug. 5, Jammu and Kashmir were given a special status of a Union Territory under Article 370 of the constitution of […]

Celebrations abound in wake of revocation of Article 370 and California Kashmiris’ new-found freedom

Ritu Jha- The excitement, emotion, compassion, and fear were visible at the celebration of the abrogation of Article 370 and integration of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh regions into India as well as giving hope of visiting the lost land. People from various community organizations showcased their solidarity with Kashmiris over Kashmiri Kahwas (tea)at the India […]