Al-Qaida to fight Indian rule in Kashmir

Jul 28, 2017

Al-Qaida to fight Indian rule in Kashmir

Al-Qaida said for the first time it is active in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir, announcing on a linked propaganda network that a militant from an indigenous rebel group would lead a new outfit of fighters opposing Indian rule in the disputed region. The announcement ...

Mar 16, 2017

Troubled waters? India fast-tracks hydro projects in disputed Kashmir

India has fast-tracked hydropower projects worth $15 billion in Kashmir in recent months, three federal and state officials said, ignoring warnings from Islamabad that power stations on rivers flowing into Pakistan will disrupt water supplies. The swift approval of projects that had languished for years ...

India destroys four Pakistani military posts along contested border

Oct 30, 2016

India destroys four Pakistani military posts along contested border

The Indian Army said it had destroyed four Pakistani military posts on Saturday along its contested border, the latest escalation of tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors. The attack comes a day after India and Pakistan traded accusations that each had killed civilians in cross-border shelling ...

Indian Kashmir army camp comes under fire from suspected militants

Oct 3, 2016

Indian Kashmir army camp comes under fire from suspected militants

Suspected militants opened fire on a military camp in Indian-administered Kashmir late Sunday, an army spokesman said, two weeks after a similar deadly attack that spiked tensions between arch rivals India and Pakistan. "Terrorists opened fire on an army camp in Baramulla town," Col. Rajesh ...

Oct 2, 2016

Kashmir again on the boil

India needs to maintain its restraint over Kashmir, but the backers of violence there must pay a price for their support of terrorism.