Thousands of Indian security forces maintained a lockdown across Kashmir on Friday after the death of a separatist political leader sparked clashes with protesters.
Indian police have filed preliminary charges against senior Twitter officials over an inaccurate map of the country, an official said Tuesday, in the latest escalation between the US firm and New Delhi.
Ghulam Khatana's family lived half their lives in a simple log hut in Kashmir's forests, until around 200 men brandishing guns and iron rods chased them out of their home and into the blistering cold.
2 Nov 2020
Prime Minister Imran Khan has angered India after declaring that part of the contested Kashmir region will provisionally become a full province of Pakistan.
17 Sep 2020
Hundreds of angry residents clashed with government forces Thursday in the main city of Indian-administered Kashmir after a firefight left three suspected rebels and a young woman dead, police and witnesses said.
7 Aug 2020
Even as Pakistan this week drew international attention to the plight of Muslims in Indian Kashmir, Islamabad stayed conspicuously silent about another embattled Muslim community -- China's Uighur population.
22 Jul 2020
Indian-administered Kashmir on Wednesday imposed a strict lockdown for a week as authorities warned of rising coronavirus cases, one day after cancelling a major annual Hindu pilgrimage.
1 Jun 2020
Last week, we reported that authorities in India arrested a pigeon on suspicion that it is a trained spy for Pakistan. According to reports, the alleged spy bird was carrying a “coded message,” attached to its foot. It was alleged to have flown from across the border that separates Indian and Pakistan-controlled parts of Kashmir, according to…
1 Apr 2020
We are currently in a period of social distancing thanks to the lockdown announced by many countries in a bid to curb the spread of novel coronavirus. In a bid to escape lockdown and travel home, a Kashmiri villager faked his death and traveled more than a hundred miles in an ambulance with four others to…
5 Jan 2020
Every day the train to Kashmir's remote cyber oasis Banihal is packed as people travel for hours to get online in the disputed region where the internet has been cut
25 Dec 2019
In remote Indian Kashmir people have been offline since August, queuing for hours to pay bills or using government "internet kiosks".
12 Nov 2019
Kashmir on Tuesday marked 100 days since India stripped the restive Himalayan valley of its autonomy and imposed a strict communications blackout, with local journalists protesting the internet blackout.