A multi-screen cinema hall has been inaugurated in Srinagar city amidst great fanfare as the troubled region is fast becoming a popular filming destination for Bollywood.
The decision, which makes tens of thousands of labourers, workers, employees, students and businessmen from other states of the country eligible to vote, has sparked criticism in some quarters.
New Delhi redraws electoral map of India-administered Kashmir ahead of elections, giving greater representation to Muslim-majority region's Hindu areas and sparking accusations of "gerrymandering" and "settler colonialism."
For the fourth year in a row, the largest number of internet shutdown incidents were documented in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir and around the Farmers’ Protests, followed by Myanmar.
India needs to reverse its repeal of Kashmir’s special status and create conditions for a result-oriented dialogue with Pakistan and the legitimate representatives of the Kashmiri people.
The “right time” to restore statehood will likely be when India’s ruling BJP has irreversibly altered Kashmir.
The Secretary-General called on the Indian government to protect Kashmiri children by ending the use of pellet guns against them.
By parroting the Indian state’s narrative on the disputed territory, the rights organisation puts itself at odds with international law and misses the pattern of deliberate demographic change - or ethnic cleansing - against Kashmiri Muslims.
A number of Kashmiri women have resorted to setting up tea stalls to cope with the disastrous economic fallout from New Delhi’s annexation in 2019 and the pandemic.
India’s recent crackdown on Rohingyas has forced them to uproot their makeshift homes once again.
The Balakot crisis revealed how the Modi government was willing to risk taking two nuclear-states to war for political gain — the consequences of which could have been disastrous for South Asia.
Jammu and Kashmir is listed as one of the ten conflicts to watch for in 2021 after a spike in violence in 2020 was registered as being the highest since 2016.
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