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Kashmir

Kashmir: Roads blocked, security tightened after call for march

Paramilitary troops deployed to guard against possible protests as New Delhi-imposed lockdown continues for 19th day.

Kashmir: Roads blocked, security tightened after call for march

Kashmir

'Manufacturing normalcy': Kashmir students stay away from schools

Vacant classrooms in crisis-hit Indian-administered Kashmir as primary schools reopened after two-week lockdown.

'Manufacturing normalcy': Kashmir students stay away from schools

Kashmir

Key Kashmir political leaders arrested by India since August 5

Hundreds arrested since clampdown began, including three former chief ministers of Jammu and Kashmir state.

Key Kashmir political leaders arrested by India since August 5

India

Kashmir restrictions to be eased in 'gradual manner'

Region's chief minister says communications blackout, in its 12th day, will be eased soon.

Kashmir restrictions to be eased in 'gradual manner'

Kashmir

India imposes Kashmir lockdown, puts leaders 'under house arrest'

Restrictions on movement and assembly imposed and mobile internet suspended as disputed region plunges into uncertainty.

India imposes Kashmir lockdown, puts leaders 'under house arrest'

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Panic in Kashmir after India asks tourists and pilgrims to leave

Unprecedented order forces stockpiling of supplies as fears over removal of special law for Muslim-majority region grow.

Panic in Kashmir after India asks tourists and pilgrims to leave

India

After 23 years of wrongful imprisonment, Kashmiri men return home

Muslim men from the disputed region released after court acquits them of charges related to a 1996 blast in Rajasthan.

After 23 years of wrongful imprisonment, Kashmiri men return home

Asia

20 years of Kargil war: India, Pakistan remain tense over Kashmir

Two decades after nuclear-armed neighbours fought in the hills of Kashmir, the disputed region continues to be on edge.

20 years of Kargil war: India, Pakistan remain tense over Kashmir

Kashmir

UN report on Kashmir calls for probe into human rights violations

OHCHR says arbitrary detentions by both India and Pakistan lead to rights abuses, as New Delhi calls the report 'false'.

UN report on Kashmir calls for probe into human rights violations

Kashmir

Highway regulation for Hindu pilgrimage angers Kashmir residents

Outrage over civilian traffic curbs along the road linking the disputed region to the rest of India for Amarnath Yatra.

Highway regulation for Hindu pilgrimage angers Kashmir residents

Kashmir

Pakistani wives of former Kashmir rebels struggle to survive

Having joined a rehabilitation scheme with their husbands, the women say India denies them travel and employment rights.

Pakistani wives of former Kashmir rebels struggle to survive

India

India officials block Amnesty event in Kashmir

Authorities stop rights group from holding event to release report on administrative detentions.

India officials block Amnesty event in Kashmir