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India and China border conflict intensifies

A frontier dispute between the two Asian giants turned deadly for the first time in 45 years. Observers argue the skirmish was exacerbated by Delhi’s annexation of Kashmir and Ladakh

Terrorism used as excuse to suppress Kashmir

Within India, the Bharatiya Janata Party government is stoking Islamophobia by using religion as an instrument of identity politics

Healthcare system collapsing in Kashmir

With communication lines down, residents can’t call ambulances or schedule operations

Editorial: Former colony now the coloniser

A communications blackout left people worldwide worried about the fate of their relatives in an area that contains the only Muslim majority in India

Tensions escalate as Pakistan, India shoot down each other’s warplanes

While both sides have played down the threat of war, the rare aerial engagement over the disputed territory of Kashmir significantly raises the stakes

Modi preaches peace in Durban while back home Indian troops open fire on mourners

While India’s leader was retracing Gandhi’s not-so-clean footsteps in South Africa, peaceful protesters were being shot dead in Kashmir.

‘No hope, no chance at all’ for Pakistan avalanche victims

Hopes of finding survivors have faded as Pakistan troops desperately search for 135 people still buried in an avalanche at the Siachen Glacier.

The Economist attacks India in Kashmir censorship row

The <em>Economist</em> has accused India of censorship after officials prevented the distribution of the latest edition because of a map of Kashmir.

In India, some pray for a Pakistan victory

In Indian Kashmir, allegiance to the rival team, Pakistan, reflects bitter feelings in the turbulent region.

Paradise regained

Tourists are trickling back to Kashmir, despite its reputation. Ed Douglas finds it scarred but safe --and heartbreakingly beautiful.

India, Pakistan hold first talks since Mumbai attacks

India and Pakistan hold their first official talks since the 2008 Mumbai attacks on Thursday, a meeting that may help thaw their frigid relations.

Kashmir chief resigns over sex scandal

Kashmir's chief minister Omar Abdullah resigned on Tuesday over what he described as "baseless" allegations that he was involved in a sex scandal.

Indian Kashmir tense after new anti-India protests

Indian Kashmir was tense on Thursday after thousands of anti-India protestors poured on to the streets during the night in defiance of a curfew.

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