Interactive

How India, Pakistan and Bangladesh were formed

This animated map shows how the borders of the Indian subcontinent have evolved since partition.

How India, Pakistan and Bangladesh were formed

Inside Story

How real is the threat of another war over Kashmir?

Pakistan returns detained fighter jet pilot to India as a gesture of goodwill, but cross-border violence continues.

Human Rights

'India playing with fire': Pakistan-administered Kashmir leader

Masood Khan discusses the Pulwama suicide attack, the need for peace and possible solutions to Kashmir conflict.

'India playing with fire': Pakistan-administered Kashmir leader

Kashmir

Kashmir rape: 'Her milk teeth were yet to fall out'

Police investigation details gruesome rape and killing of an eight-year-old girl, as outrage in India soars.

Kashmir rape case: The girl, her family and the accused

Asia

The forgotten massacre that ignited the Kashmir dispute

In November 1947, thousands of Muslims were killed in Jammu by paramilitaries led by the army of Dogra ruler Hari Singh.

The forgotten massacre that ignited the Kashmir dispute

Opinion

Balfour 100 years on: Britain's colonial legacy

Theresa May will be celebrating the anniversary of the Balfour Declaration. But what is there to celebrate?

Salma Yaqoob

by Salma Yaqoob

Salma Yaqoob

101 East

Partition: Borders of Blood

Seventy years after the partition of India, we examine the troubled legacy of the event that shaped the subcontinent.

Interactive

How were the India-Pakistan partition borders drawn?

Draw lines on a map to see how Radcliffe demarcated the lines that divided British India.

How were the India-Pakistan partition borders drawn?

India-Pakistan Partition

Your memories of India's partition

Al Jazeera's The Stream crowdsourced a collection of memories from people who lived through the 1947 partition of India.

Your memories of India's partition

India-Pakistan Partition

'It was like a slaughterhouse' - Remembering partition

Seventy years after the partition of India and Pakistan, survivors from both sides recount stories of horror.

India-Pakistan Partition

India celebrates Independence Day

Indians mark the day they gained freedom from British colonial rule in 1947.

India celebrates Independence Day

India-Pakistan Partition

Haunted by unification: A Bangladeshi view of partition

In Bangladesh, 1947 is a distant memory, erased by the bloody 1971 liberation war against Pakistan.

Haunted by unification: A Bangladeshi view of partition

India-Pakistan Partition

The partition goes on: A Pakistani perspective

Pakistani novelist Mohammed Hanif examines the legacy of partition and the ways in which it continues in slow motion.

The partition goes on: A Pakistani perspective

India-Pakistan Partition

The legacy of India-Pakistan partition in pictures

Seventy years on, partition and the violence that accompanied it continues to shape India and Pakistan.

Seventy years of India-Pakistan partition in pictures

India-Pakistan Partition

Pakistan celebrates 70th Independence Day

Pakistan kicks off a day of celebrations marking 70 years of statehood and independence.

Pakistan celebrates 70th Independence Day