No Kashmiri flag or constitution under Indian-imposed changes

Asia Pacific Oct 31, 2019

No Kashmiri flag or constitution under Indian-imposed changes

India on Thursday formally implemented legislation approved by Parliament in early August that removes Indian-controlled Kashmir's semiautonomous status and begins direct federal rule of the disputed area amid a harsh security lockdown and widespread public disenchantment. The legislation divides the former state of Jammu and ...

Asia Pacific Oct 16, 2019

Pakistan says India army firing kills three civilians in Kashmir

Pakistan's foreign ministry says "unprovoked firing" by Indian troops in the disputed region of Kashmir has killed three civilians, including two children. A ministry statement says it has summoned on Wednesday an Indian diplomat to lodge its protest over the previous day's "cease-fire violations" that ...

Modi and Xi vow to work together against 'radicalization'

Asia Pacific / Politics Oct 12, 2019

Modi and Xi vow to work together against 'radicalization'

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Indian host Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged at an informal summit to cooperate against "radicalization," India said late Friday, after the Asian giants with historically prickly ties had exchanged sharp words over Kashmir. The seaside meeting aimed at mending ...