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Aug 20 2019
On August 5, “India… revoked the special status of Kashmir, the Himalayan region that has long been a flashpoint in ties with neighboring Pakistan, moving to grasp its only Muslim-majority region more tightly.” (Reuters)
The left is critical of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s support for Hindu nationalism and worries about the rights of Kashmiris.
“Since [Modi’s] 2014The Flip Side
Jan 16 2020
Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir - On an unusually tense afternoon when Indian-administered Kashmir was under full lockdown, Osaib Altaf Marazi, made a fatal decision.
The 17-year-old boy, who loved to travel and take selfies, left home to play cricket with his neighbourhood friends on August 5 last year - the day New Delhi stripped Kashmir of its autonomy.
He never returnedAl Jazeera
Jan 24 2020
Srinagar/New Delhi, India - India's newly recruited Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat has courted controversy after he claimed that so-called "deradicalisation" camps are operating in India, drawing a comparison with the internment of Uighurs in China.
"Like what we are seeing in Kashmir ... we saw radicalisation happening," Rawat said addressing the media and foreign delegatesAl Jazeera
May 13 2020
Indian soldiers fatally shot a young man at a checkpoint in the Himalayan region of Kashmir on Wednesday, triggering anti-India protests and clashes in the disputed territory.
India's Central Reserve Police Force said the man was driving a car and ignored signals to stop at two checkpoints on the western outskirts of Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir's main city.Al Jazeera
Apr 20 2020
Pulwama, Indian-administered Kashmir - Police in Indian-administered Kashmir have booked a female photojournalist under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) for indulging in "anti-national activities" on social media.
Masrat Zahra, a 26-year-old photojournalist from the region's main city of Srinagar, is accused of "uploading anti-national posts [on Facebook] withAl Jazeera
Apr 22 2020
Indian government forces have killed four rebels in a gun battle in Indian-administered Kashmir during a stringent lockdown to combat the coronavirus, the Indian army has said.
The fighting broke out in a village in southern Shopian district as police and soldiers raided a house on a tip that rebels were hiding there late on Tuesday night, said army spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia onAl Jazeera
Apr 01 2020
Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir - The Indian government has announced a new set of laws for Indian-administered Kashmir, including domicile rights for Indian citizens, that experts and residents fear will alter the demographic status of the Muslim-majority Himalayan region.
Under the new law, those who have resided for a period of 15 years in Indian-administered Kashmir or studiedAl Jazeera
Feb 05 2020
Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir - Khalida Shah speaks poignantly about her late father Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah, the most influential leader of modern Kashmir, whose disputed legacy makes him a hero to some and a villain to others.
For decades, Sheikh Abdullah's birthday on December 5 was a state holiday in Indian-administered Kashmir. But it has now been erased from the calendarAl Jazeera
Jan 31 2020
European Union parliamentarians have voted to postpone a vote that criticises India's Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and its lockdown in Kashmir.
The draft resolution had been brought by six groups representing 626 of 751 members of the European Parliament.Al Jazeera
Nov 26 2019
At least two people have been killed in grenade attacks in India-administered Kashmir and two armed rebels shot dead by Indian forces, officials said, in one of the region's most violent days since New Delhi imposed a security clampdown more than three months ago.
India's Hindu nationalist government shut down internet and phone lines and flooded the country's only Muslim-majorityAl Jazeera