Villagers say they're tired of living dangerously in Kashmir

Asia Pacific / Social Issues Aug 30, 2019

Villagers say they're tired of living dangerously in Kashmir

Villagers in Chakothi in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir said Thursday they are frustrated with living in constant fear of fighting along the heavily militarized frontier in the disputed Himalayan region. Their situation has been exacerbated since India's government, led by the Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, imposed a ...

India's Modi set to sweep election, exit polls show

Asia Pacific / Politics May 20, 2019

India's Modi set to sweep election, exit polls show

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling alliance is likely to win a big majority in parliament after a mammoth general election that ended on Sunday, most exit polls showed, a far better showing than expected in recent weeks. Modi faced criticism early on in the ...