The fate of the so-called princely states was a particularly contentious issue during India’s Partition, which killed about 1 million people and left millions more displaced.
Pakistan’s new prime minister has already spoken about the Kashmir conflict.
India has stood apart from other major democracies in failing to offer a full-throated condemnation of Russia over its invasion of Ukraine. Here’s why.
Deobandi Islam, the religious school that the Taliban draw their ideology from, was set up in 19th century India to educate Muslim youth.
Kashmir has been in conflict since 1947, despite repeated UN and US interventions. An expert in security studies explains why international law has failed to keep the peace.
A confrontation on the India-China border this week saw shots fired for the first time in 45 years.
Non-Kashmiris can now apply for domicile in the region, giving them access to jobs and property that were previoulsy reserved for Kashmiris.
People in the disputed Indian territory of Kashmir had already been living under a 24-hour curfew for eight months when the coronavirus hit, bringing new depths of fear and confinement.
From Kashmir to a controversial citizenship bill and the supression of dissent, the first year of Narendra Modi’s second term has been busy.
Although the United Nations has called for a global ceasefire during the pandemic, Kashmiris are bracing for a new wave of violence as India accelerates its settler-colonial ambitions.
India has rejected recent offers on mediation over Jammu and Kashmir. But it should think again.
How will future generations of Indians view Kashmir’s contested history?
In India’s far northeast, tensions are beginning to emerge in the 22-year peace process to end India’s longest insurgency.
Roughly translating as ‘Hindu-ness’, Hindutva reframes the majority religion more as an identity, stoking tensions and intolerance of Muslims.
The situation in Kashmir shows that colonisation isn’t just done by Europeans – India has a long history of it too.
As Kashmir faces new challenges, our forms of allyship must also evolve. Perhaps we can learn some lessons from its kitchens.
India recently revoked a special provision that ended the autonomy of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Here’s the history of the constitutional provision, Article 370.
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he’s ushering in a ‘new India.’ But this new era is of ethnic majoritarianism and erases differences, dissent and the rights of minorities.
While the world avoids calling the crime by its name, Kashmiris are facing an ongoing genocide.
Violence, rebellion, dark days and a war with Pakistan are likely on the horizon as a result of India’s latest move against Kashmiris.