Indian premier was joined by US President Trump and other US politicians despite widespread criticism over his policies on Kashmir.
Kashmiris studying in India and Bangladesh are already wracked with worry about their families due to the communications blackout and now face alarming financial pressures as their funds dry up.
Abu Dhabi was one of the first countries to applaud India’s changes to Article 370, which provided guarantees of limited autonomy and demographic stability for India-administered Kashmir.
The rising wave of Hindu nationalism and Islamophobia in India threatens to sweep up Muslim-majority Kashmir in its wake
In recent years, Pakistan has increasingly invested in renovations to both Sikh gurdwaras and Hindu temples, but structural problems still exist with its minorities.
Kashmir's most restless region has been kept relatively calm since India revoked the region's autonomous status. Residents say that the anger will bubble over at any moment.
If you're a writer active on social media then you probably fight off 'trolls' every day. But if you question the Hindu nationalist government of India, you find yourself dealing with an entirely unique breed of a troll.
Indian authorities continued to impose a communications blackout on Kashmir for a fifth straight day although they said they will ease the curfew so that the Muslim-majority population can attend Friday prayers.
Critics say "triple talaq" is wrong but believe the practice should be reviewed by community leaders rather than BJP government, long accused of bias against minority Muslims.
The ruling BJP has been accused of toppling elected state governments led by the opposition parties either by buying or intimidating the lawmakers in order to pass controversial bills in the absence of a strong opposition in the parliament.
The Indian government has come under criticism for taking advantage of a spiritual journey to meet political ends.
The BJP's re-election leaves India divided and gives an even broader mandate to a party accused of tearing apart India's founding principles.
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