Kashmir valley buried in snow

Road and airport closures isolate Srinagar as avalanche risk remains high


Kashmir avalanche death toll climbs to 24

At least 24 people killed, including 20 soldiers, in a series of avalanches in Indian-administered Kashmir.

Human Rights

Kashmir: A look at the Kunan Poshpora rapes

Writers Ifrah Butt and Natasha Rather discuss the impact of militarisation on Kashmiri women and men.

Humanitarian crises

One dead in 'Indian shelling' on school van in Kashmir

Pakistan says firing on school van across the Line of Control left the driver dead and at least eight children wounded.


Is self-determination on the cards for Kashmiris?

Professor Ather Zia and writer Sualeh Keen, both from Indian-administered Kashmir, debate the case for independence.

War & Conflict

Deaths in Kashmir gun battle trigger anti-India protest

Two suspected rebels killed in the 42-hour shoot-out while one civilian hit by stray bullet in southern Arwani village.


One killed in Kashmir as anti-India clashes erupt

Police say civilian was killed by a stray live round in Arwani village during protests that followed a gun battle.

Human Rights

Blind in Kashmir with 100 pellets lodged in his head

The story of young Danish, who was shot by a pellet gun and suffered irreversible damage to his eyesight.


Indian forces accused of blocking care for Kashmiris

Rights group alleges security forces held up emergency vehicles and harassed patients after protests turned violent.

Human Rights

India releases Kashmiri activist Parvez from prison

Khurram was arrested at his home in Srinagar in September, a day after he was barred from travelling to Switzerland.

War & Conflict

Seven Indian soldiers killed in attack on army base

Police say four gunmen also killed during early morning raid on Nagrota army base in Indian-occupied Kashmir.

War & Conflict

Indian shelling kills nine in Kashmir, Pakistan says

Passenger bus comes under attack by Indian soldiers in the Kashmir region, Pakistani army says, killing nine on board.


India army: Three soldiers killed in Kashmir fighting

Fatal incident the latest amid flaring tensions in disputed region of Kashmir between rivals Pakistan and India.


Pakistan: Cross-border fire kills four Kashmiris

Cross-border fighting between nuclear-armed neighbours continues in Himalayan region with claims of Indian troop losses.


Pakistan: India shells kill three children in Kashmir

Pakistan says three children are killed by Indian mortar shells that hit their house in Kashmir's Kotli district.