Protests followed the terrorist attack that killed more than 40 Indian military personnel in the disputed state of Jammu and Kashmir.
Escalating tensions between India and Pakistan over the disputed Kashmir border are a stark reminder that the subcontinent is one of the world’s likeliest nuclear flashpoints.
Indian soldiers arrive at the wreckage of an an Indian helicopter that crashed on the Indian side of Kashmir on Feb. 27, 2019.
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India and Pakistan have been fighting for control over Kashmir, an 86,000-square-mile territory in the Himalayas, for seven decades. But the people of Kashmir have their own political goals too.
Sikh pilgrims at the shrine for Guru Nanak Dev in Kartarpur, Pakistan.
In late November, the foundation stone was laid for a new visa-free corridor between two Sikh gurdwaras on either side of the India-Pakistan border.
‘Hotel Mumbai’ is a gripping film that provides a glimpse into the fear and brutality of terrorism but also the everyday bravery of its victims. Here Armie Hammer in ‘Hotel Mumbai.’
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'Hotel Mumbai,' which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, is an 'anthem of resistance;' a film that highlights the things ordinary people can do in extraordinary circumstances.
A Panchayat meeting in the Mewat district of Haryana, India, in 2004.
The panchayat justice system should be used as inspiration to develop a workable model for conflict resolution in India and Pakistan.
Accusations of election rigging, opposition parties enraged and international relations tense. It won't be an easy term for the man most likely to lead Pakistan.
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Ever since partition in 1947, South Asia's two biggest players have been locked in sibling rivalry.
Orakzai tribesmen on their way to fight in Kashmir, 1947.
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Claimed by both India and Pakistan ever since the British left, Kashmir is still caught in the crossfire.
Elections in Uttar Pradesh will be the most keenly watched.
This could be a year of reckoning for India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party. Five states, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, Punjab and Manipur are set to go to the polls in…