Article 370: Kashmir in communications blackout (BBC)

Indian-administered Kashmir remains in a state of lockdown a day after it was stripped of a special status that gave it significant autonomy. Telephone networks and the internet, which were cut off on Sunday evening, are yet to be restored…

India to revoke special status for Kashmir (BBC)

India’s government has moved to revoke the part of the constitution that gives Indian-administered Kashmir special status, sparking outrage in parliament. Article 370, which grants the Muslim-majority state significant autonomy, is sensitive because it defines its relationship with India. The…

Kathua child rape and murder: Three men given life sentences (BBC)

Three men have been jailed for life for the rape, torture and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Indian-administered Kashmir. Three police officers were found guilty of destroying evidence and sentenced to five years in prison. The victim, who…

Trevor Noah sorry for India-Pakistan comments (BBC)

Comedian Trevor Noah has said he is sorry for making jokes about the sharp rise in tensions between India and Pakistan over disputed Kashmir. He said a war between the two would be “the most entertaining”, adding “it would also…

India Pakistan: Kashmir fighting sees Indian aircraft downed (BBC)

Pakistan says it has shot down two Indian military jets and captured a pilot in a major escalation between the nuclear powers over Kashmir. India said it lost one MiG21 fighter and a pilot was missing in action. Pakistani PM…

India soldiers killed in Kashmir gun fight (BBC)

Four soldiers have been killed in Indian-administered Kashmir in a gun battle with militants, police say. The encounter occurred in Pulwama district, where more than 40 Indian soldiers were killed in a suicide attack on Thursday. A civilian was also…

Indian-administered Kashmir attack: 18 killed in suicide attack (BBC)

At least 18 Indian paramilitary officers have been killed in a suicide attack on a vehicle convoy in Indian-administered Kashmir. Police told the BBC that a car filled with explosives rammed a bus carrying the officers to Srinagar, the capital…

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