Indian Kashmir under curfew amid strike by separatists

Feb 9, 2014

Indian Kashmir under curfew amid strike by separatists

Thousands of Indian troops fanned out across Indian-controlled Kashmir on Sunday, detaining about 200 separatist activists to prevent protests during a three-day strike to mark the execution anniversaries of two separatists in New Delhi, officials said. Many parts of the Himalayan region were under ...

Aug 8, 2013

Pakistani Army behind attack: India

India’s government on Thursday said specialist troops from the Pakistani Army were involved in a deadly attack on Indian troops in Kashmir, in its first direct accusation of Islamabad’s complicity. Defense Minister A.K. Antony also hinted at stronger military action along the Line of ...

Aug 6, 2013

Five Indian soldiers killed in border skirmish

India said Tuesday that five of its soldiers died after their border post was attacked in the disputed region of Kashmir, six months after some of the most serious violence in a decade derailed peace talks with neighbor Pakistan. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister ...

India hangs plotter from 2001 Parliament attack

Feb 10, 2013

India hangs plotter from 2001 Parliament attack

A Kashmiri separatist was executed Saturday over his role in a deadly attack on Parliament in New Delhi in 2001, an episode that brought nuclear-armed India and Pakistan to the brink of war. Afzal Guru, a former fruit seller, was hanged at Tihar Jail ...

Indian Kashmir warned to gird for nuclear war

Jan 23, 2013

Indian Kashmir warned to gird for nuclear war

Police in Indian Kashmir have warned residents to build underground bunkers to prepare for a possible nuclear war in the disputed region, which is on edge after a string of deadly border clashes. The warning comes despite a ceasefire that took hold last week ...

Jan 17, 2013

India, Pakistan agree Kashmir border truce

A ceasefire took hold Thursday in disputed Kashmir after the Indian and Pakistani armies agreed to halt deadly cross-border firing that had threatened to unravel a fragile peace process. The two countries reached an “understanding” Wednesday to “de-escalate” military tensions after the recent flare-up ...

Islamabad slams New Delhi 'warmongering' in Kashmir

Jan 17, 2013

Islamabad slams New Delhi 'warmongering' in Kashmir

Pakistan has accused India of “warmongering” over deadly clashes in divided Kashmir, while calling for talks to end a flare-up that India has warned spells the end of “business as usual.” Diplomats have cautioned against allowing a spate of cross-border killings to wreck a ...