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.

Protests

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.

Kashmir

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.

Kashmir

Pakistan: Cross-border fire kills four Kashmiris

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

Kashmir

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.

Kashmir

Kashmir: Shelling forces thousands to flee their homes

Official says Indian shelling could cause exodus of 500,000 people in the Himalayan region as tensions surge.

Pakistan

Pakistan says seven troops killed in cross-border fire

Pakistan accuses India of firing across disputed Kashmir border, as tension between the neighbours escalate

India

'The fires are burning away our children's future'

In the past three months, 26 schools have been set on fire in India-administered Kashmir, affecting some 4,000 children.

War & Conflict

Fire exchanged across India-Pakistan border in Kashmir

Pakistani and Indian forces trade fire along LoC in disputed Kashmir region, killing at least nine over past two days.

War & Conflict

Scarred by pellets, Kashmir girls face uncertain future

Families in shock after girls, as young as 13, hit in the eyes with lead-based pellets in Indian-administered Kashmir.

Pakistan

Pakistan accuses Indian embassy officials of spying

Allegation comes days after similar move by India, which accused six Pakistani diplomats of being part of a spy network.

Kashmir

Kashmir: Neelum Valley attacked for first time in years

Residents say picturesque tourist valley in Pakistan-administered Kashmir under fire as tensions with India soar.