Pakistani politics has been experiencing many ups and downs since independence in 1947 with the power struggle between civilian and military leaders shaping the country’s political arena. Only three governments have completed their full tenure.
Several Indians are urging people to speak with the country's Muslims. Here's what triggered the hashtag.
"Horrendous acts of mobocracy cannot be allowed to become a new norm," says the Supreme Court, ordering the right-wing BJP government to enact a new law banning lynchings over rumours the victims either were child-kidnappers or beef eaters.
The Indian state under the increasing influence of Hindu nationalism is using Hindu pilgrimage sites in order to expand its nationalist project. Can cultural imperialism work where brute force has failed?
India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has cultivated an army of cyber trolls to propagate its message of Hindu chauvinism and hyper-nationalism, and to launch vicious attacks on its opponents. Then, a BJP member became himself a victim.
Meanwhile, a court refused pre-arrest bail to three church priests in a separate rape case filed by a woman in southern India's Kerala state.
Indian troops used live bullets and pellet guns on hundreds of protesters in Shopian district, south of the major city of Srinagar, hospitalising dozens with serious injuries.
India imposes restrictions, snaps internet in parts of India-administered Kashmir to prevent protests called by pro-independence groups to mark the second death anniversary of popular rebel commander Burhan Wani.
Villagers in southern Redwani village said on Saturday soldiers fired live ammunition, shotgun pellets and tear gas to quell protests demanding the end of Indian rule, and wounded several people. Medics said three injured died at a hospital.
Based on the acclaimed book by Vikram Chandra, Sacred Games hopes to win over not only the domestic audience but also Netflix's Western fans.
Indian and Pakistani bickering over Kashmir has meant that Kashmiris continue suffering in no-man's land. This is fostering a growing sense of Kashmiri nationalism driven by a yearning for independence.
At least 20 people have been killed in several states by mobs in attacks the government says are tied to inflammatory messages circulated on WhatsApp. The social media giant says it is "horrified" and has promised to take action.
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