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Pakistan, India exchange cross-border fire after UN meet on Kashmir

India and Pakistan exchanged "heavy" cross-border fire on Saturday, after New Delhi's move to strip the restive Kashmir region of its autonomy prompted a rare...

Clashes in Indian Kashmir as UN begins landmark meeting

Hundreds of protesters in Indian-administered Kashmir clashed with police Friday as the UN Security Council began its first meeting on the territory in nearly...

Kashmir’s history: India’s revoking of special status in context

The Indian government on Monday (August 5) revoked the special status of Kashmir in a bid to fully integrate its only Muslim-majority region with...

India accuses Pakistan-backed militants of targeting Hindu pilgrims in Kashmir

Indian security officials said on Friday they had found evidence of attacks planned by Pakistani military-backed militants on a major Hindu pilgrimage in the...

India’s parliament votes to outlaw Muslim instant divorce

India's parliament approved a bill on Tuesday outlawing the centuries-old right of a Muslim man to instantly divorce his wife, drawing accusations of government interference in...

Outrage mounts in India over rape case teen’s suspicious car crash

Fresh protests erupted in India Tuesday amid growing public fury over a car crash that critically injured a teenager who accused a lawmaker from the ruling...

Indian navy rescues hundreds stranded on train in floods

Indian navy helicopters and emergency service boats came to the rescue of more than 800 people stranded on a train in floods near Mumbai...

Wrongful detentions, judges’ quotas in the search for illegals in India’s Assam

Three years ago, police in India's northeastern state of Assam were looking for a woman named Madhumala Das, who had been declared an illegal...

Rare rhinos among more than 200 animals killed by India floods

The UNESCO-listed heritage site is home to the world's biggest population of one-horned rhinos and draws thousands of tourists from around the world each...

India’s top court allows a month longer for citizens’ list in Assam

India's Supreme Court on Tuesday gave authorities in a northeastern state an extra month to complete a citizenship list to identify illegal immigrants in...