Hindu nationalists paid for billboard space over Times Square last week celebrating the removal of Kashmir's autonomy. Simultaneously, another group ran ads flashing "Kashmiri Lives Matter".
The construction of the Ram Mandir over the Babri Masjid is a major milestone for the prime minister's Hindu nationalist agenda.
Changes made by the Indian government to Jammu and Kashmir’s domicile and land laws could end up changing the region’s identity.
The Indian Government placed the country's northernmost state under curfew in August 2019. Unable to work, locals have been unable to pay rent—leading many to sell their land.
“You always have to be prepared," said one reporter, "just in case something goes wrong."
A year after its autonomy was revoked, Kashmir continues to be a mess of human rights violations.
In a region scarred decades of violence, a viral photo shared by Indian security forces has intensified tensions.
After a period of relative peace, Shopian district is again turning into a hotbed of militancy in the strife-torn Kashmir valley. A quarter of the 134 militants killed in the region this year died within the district.
Pakistan has accused India of passing laws that could change the demographics of the disputed territory during the pandemic.
Adil Farooq was arrested in January 2019 under the controversial Public Safety Act in Kashmir. Today, as he spends his days at home under a lockdown, freedom has a different meaning.
"To breach the blackout, one of us would fly to Delhi and upload a couple of stories from there. We lived one story at a time—forever wondering if it would make it online."
"Everyone is using it. The government officials themselves are uploading Facebook display pictures using VPN!"