Dominated by strategic concerns for two decades, the relationship appears to be caught between US policy drift towards India and its new ‘Cold War’ with Beijing.
Mushtaq Ahmed Wani and six others were charged under harsh anti-terror law in the annexed region after Indian soldiers fatally shot his 16-year-old son and denied him a proper funeral.
India says it killed three suspected rebels in last week's gunfight in the disputed region but families of the slain men say they were innocent and killed in an encounter staged by government forces.
Police say three suspected rebel fighters were killed in India-administered Kashmir's main city, but the families of the slain men – two students and a carpenter – say they were killed in a staged gun battle.
Hundreds protest in Srinagar in India-administered Kashmir after a police shootout kills three suspected rebels and a 45-year-old woman.
Angry locals stage protests after three rebels were killed in disputed region's main Srinagar city. Separately, a 13-year-old girl was killed in Pakistan-administered Kashmir by Indian fire along de facto border.
Stand-off between Indian and Chinese border troops is the culmination of festering tensions between the two sides over territory that has been contested for more than a century.
One of the gun battles, near the Muslim-majority region's Srinagar city, resulted in the death of one insurgent and a nightlong stand-off with two others hiding inside a mosque. They were later "neutralised".
As the world experiences a lockdown for the first time, the long suffering people of Kashmir are in their tenth month of lockdown.
At least 15 residential houses have been reduced to debris, rendering several dozen families homeless amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Scores of counterinsurgency police and paramilitary soldiers cordoned off a congested neighbourhood in Srinagar's old quarters on a tip that some militants were hiding there, said Pankaj Singh, a paramilitary spokesman.
Hundreds of angry demonstrators clash with troops in India-administered Kashmir after soldiers shoot dead young man at checkpoint, in what family and witnesses say was "cold-blooded" murder.
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