Opinion

Rape as a political tool in India

The brutal rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl from a Muslim minority group is not just about gender violence.

Mariya Salim

by Mariya Salim

Mariya Salim

Kashmir

After girl's rape and killing, fear engulfs Muslim nomads

The nomadic relatives of an eight-year-old murdered rape victim say their community has been engulfed by uncertainty.

After girl's rape and killing, fear engulfs Muslim nomads

India

Accused plead 'not guilty' in Asifa gang-rape case

Seven men and a minor are accused in the gang-rape case that has caused outrage in India.

Accused plead 'not guilty' in Asifa gang-rape case

Opinion

The child rape cases that shook Indian politics

Outrage over two child rape cases have rocked India and exposed the duplicity of the ruling BJP party.

Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

by Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

Kashmir

Asifa's killing: 'Her milk teeth were yet to fall out'

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

Asifa's rape and killing: The girl, her family and the accused

Kashmir

Four civilians killed in rebel-army gunfight in Kashmir

Dozens of protesters who came out in support of the rebels are wounded in clashes with Indian security forces.

At least four killed after rebel-army gun battle in Kashmir

Kashmir

Clashes rock Kashmir amid student protests

Students injured while condemning killings of civilians and fighters by Indian forces in separatist stronghold.

Students clash with Kashmir police in Srinagar

India

Kashmiri pellet gun victim: 'Everything went dark'

Kashmir's main hospital is overwhelmed with victims of pellet guns bringing memories of mass blinding two years ago.

Kashmir pellet injuries bring back memories of 2016 uprising

Kashmir

Tension persists in Kashmir after deadly clashes

Shops and schools shut for second day in Indian-administered region amid anger over killings in separatist stronghold.

Kashmir tension persists after Shopian killings

India

Massive anti-India protests erupt in Kashmir

Residents of southern villages of Indian-administered Kashmir take to the streets after killing of at least 12 rebels.

Massive anti-India protests erupt in southern Kashmir

War & Conflict

Outrage as Kashmir 'human shield' T-shirt on sale

The use of representational picture on the T-shirts has further outraged Kashmiris who termed it 'selling the pain'.

Outrage as BJP leader sells Kashmir 'human shield' T-shirt

Kashmir

Poet's lifetime of work turned to ashes in gun battle

A popular Kashmiri poet laments the burning of his 30 years of work after his house burned in an encounter.

A Kashmiri poet loses 30 years of work in gun battle

Kashmir

Kashmir: 10 killed after fierce gun battle

Gunfight started after rebels opened fire on Indian troops in the forested area of Kupwara near the Line of Control.

 Kashmir: 10 killed after fierce gun battle

Arts & Culture

Kashmiris turn to art to challenge Indian rule

Kashmiris use art as a form of protest with satire, in particular, being used as a medium of dissent.

Kashmiris turn to art to challenge Indian rule

Journalism under fire

Kashmir journalist released after six months in prison

Kamran Yusuf, accused of 'waging war against India' and 'stone throwing', gets bail after more than six months in jail.

Kashmir journalist Kamran Yusuf released after six months in jail