Kashmir

December 20, 2017
December 20, 2017

As Delhi struggles with smog, Kashmir bans burning of leaves

With air pollution worsening in New Delhi and beyond, Indian-administered Kashmir decides to step up efforts to combat its own worsening air quality.

September 21, 2017
September 21, 2017

Grenade attack kills 3 in Kashmir

Three civilians have been killed and 23 others wounded after suspected rebels Thursday lobbed a grenade at a motorcade of a local government minister in Indian-controlled Kashmir, police said.

August 5, 2017
August 5, 2017

3 Kashmir rebels killed in fighting with Indian troops

A gunbattle between Indian troops and Kashmiri rebels kills three insurgents in the disputed Himalayan region and triggers a new round of anti-India protests and clashes.

April 27, 2017
April 27, 2017

India bans social media in Kashmir for a month

Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir announce a month-long ban on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and YouTube.

July 9, 2016
July 9, 2016

9 killed in clashes over militant's death in Kashmir

At least nine people are killed as Indian troops fire on protesters in Kashmir after tens of thousands of people defied a curfew and participated in the funeral of a top rebel commander a day after he was killed by Indian forces in the disputed Himalayan region.

April 8, 2016
April 8, 2016

-Why a cricket match caused student unrest in Kashmir

Tensions remain high at a university in Indian-administered Kashmir following a row sparked by a cricket match. Students and police clashed at the National Institute of Technology in Srinagar city, with police using sticks to beat up students.

March 26, 2016
March 26, 2016

Unruffled Afridi thanks Kashmir again

Unfazed by the criticism he drew for mentioning Kashmir in the previous match, Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi once again thanks supporters from the valley for turning up to cheer his team in the lost World Twenty20 match against Australia in India.

January 7, 2016
January 7, 2016

Jammu and Kashmir to get first woman chief minister

Chief of People's Democratic Party (PDP) Mehbooba Mufti is chosen as the next Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir.

January 7, 2016
January 7, 2016

India Kashmir leader dies

India's Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed dies after a brief illness, aged 79.

November 25, 2015
November 25, 2015

Militants storm India Kashmir army camp

Three militants force their way into an army camp in Indian-administered Kashmir and ensued in a gun battle, the army says.