The debate on Kashmir has produced a crop of ‘experts’ whose analysis is in many cases tinted by their political alignment. In the run-up to the 2019 general election, the issue of handling of Kashmir by the Centre and the connected question of India’s Pakistan policy figure prominently in the opposition’s attack on the government.
Pakistan and Indian often exchange fire in the Himalayan region, but tensions have increased since Aug. 5 when New Delhi changed the status of Indian-administered Kashmir, which is split between the nuclear-armed and claimed by both.
"Pakistan authorities have taken up the case with Twitter and Facebook against suspending Pakistani accounts for posting in support of Kashmir," Director General (DG) Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor was quoted as saying by the Dawn.
Schools reopened in Indian Kashmir's main city on Monday but most classrooms were empty as parents kept their children home, fearing unrest over the government's decision two weeks ago to revoke the region's autonomy.
US President Donald Trump spoke with the prime ministers of India and Pakistan on Monday, urging them to reduce tensions over the disputed region of Kashmir.
Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari has formally written to the head of the UN Children's Fund (Unicef), asking her to remove Indian actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas as a global Unicef Goodwill Ambassador over her alleged pro-war comments.
Security forces detained 30 people overnight in Indian Kashmir’s main city of Srinagar, local officials said on Tuesday, seeking to keep a tight lid on protests over the federal government’s decision
Over 200 twitter accounts were suspended by the microblogging site for spreading rumour and fake news in the wake of India revoking the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.
A suspected militant and a policeman were killed in the first gun battle since New Delhi stripped Indian Kashmir of its autonomy, police said on Wednesday after US President Donald Trump offered