Indian authorities begin easing clampdown in Kashmir

Indian authorities begin easing clampdown in Kashmir

Police in Kashmir tweeted that restrictions on movement of people were relaxed in several parts of the region.

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#BritishOccupiedIreland hashtag trends in India after BBC accused of 'hypocrisy' over Kashmir coverage

#BritishOccupiedIreland hashtag trends in India after BBC accused of 'hypocrisy' over Kashmir coverage

People in India have been taking to Twitter to accuse the BBC of "hypocrisy" for referring to Kashmir as "Indian occupied", asking the broadcaster to apply a similar description to the North.

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Muslims in India-controlled Kashmir allowed to walk to mosques for Eid festival

Muslims in India-controlled Kashmir allowed to walk to mosques for Eid festival

There are tensions in the disputed region after India revoked its special status.

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Pakistan downgrading ties with India over Kashmir dispute

Pakistan downgrading ties with India over Kashmir dispute

India has moved to strip statehood and other rights from the portion of Kashmir it administers.

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Imran Khan warns India and Pakistan could go to war over Kashmir tensions

Imran Khan warns India and Pakistan could go to war over Kashmir tensions

Indian parliamentarians are set to ratify a proposed change to the status of the disputed territory.

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Update: One dead, 30 injured, in grenade attack on Kashmir bus station

Update: One dead, 30 injured, in grenade attack on Kashmir bus station

A grenade blast at a bus station in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir has left one civilian dead and at least 30 others injured.

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Pakistani PM willing to hold talks but warns India amid Kashmir tensions

Pakistani PM willing to hold talks but warns India amid Kashmir tensions

Pakistan's prime minister has offered to hold talks with India but warned New Delhi to refrain from launching any attacks on his country following last week's suicide bombing in Indian-controlled Kashmir.

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India warns of 'crushing response' after Kashmir suicide attack

India warns of 'crushing response' after Kashmir suicide attack

India's prime minister has warned of a "crushing response" to the suicide bombing of a paramilitary convoy in Indian-controlled Kashmir which killed 41 people and was the deadliest in the divided region's volatile history.

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Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir car bomb attack

Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir car bomb attack

A bus was destroyed and at least five other vehicles were damaged by the blast.

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Flood alerts issued in Kashmir

Flood alerts issued in Kashmir

Hundreds of Kashmiris in both India and Pakistan have moved to higher ground after an emergency flood alert was issued.

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Mercy plea rejected as man hanged for Kashmir attack

Mercy plea rejected as man hanged for Kashmir attack

A Kashmiri man convicted over the 2001 attack on India's Parliament has been hanged after a final mercy plea was rejected.

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Massive street protests after police kill four in Kashmir

Massive street protests after police kill four in Kashmir

Tens of thousands of Kashmiris staged angry street demonstrations today after government forces killed four people and injured 31 others during the latest unrest against Indian rule in the disputed Himalayan region.

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400 remain missing after flash floods in Kashmir

400 remain missing after flash floods in Kashmir

Rescuers dug through crushed homes and piles of mud today as they searched for 400 people still missing after flash floods left 132 people dead in Indian-controlled Kashmir.

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Flash floods kill 130 in Kashmir

Flash floods kill 130 in Kashmir

Rescue efforts were stepped up today as the weather improved, a day after flash floods sent rivers of mud down desert mountainsides in Indian-controlled Kashmir, killing at least 130 people and injuring 400 others, officials said.

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Flash floods kill 100 in Kashmir

Flash floods kill 100 in Kashmir

A sudden overnight downpour and flash floods killed more than 100 people and injured around 400 in the remote and mountainous Ladakh region of Indian Kashmir, police and the army said today.

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Curfew in Kashmir relaxed

Authorities relaxed a curfew in most parts of Indian Kashmir as street clashes between troops and anti-India protesters ebbed in the troubled Himalayan region.

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Curfew extended as violence escalates in Kashmir

Curfew extended as violence escalates in Kashmir

Authorities extended a curfew to new areas of the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir today, trying to control the worst street violence in a year triggered by accusations that government forces killed 11 people in recent weeks.

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India and Pakistan agree on new talks

India and Pakistan held wide-ranging discussions today about terrorism, Kashmir and other disputes in the first talks between them since the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.

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Bomb kills seven in Kashmir

Suspected Islamic militants set off a powerful bomb blast in Indian-administered Kashmir killing three people and wounding at least seven others, police said today.

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Mob fury as separatist leaders arrested

Police have arrested three key separatist leaders in Indian Kashmir under a tough security law that allows detention for up to two years without trial.

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Tear gas and used batons used on Kashmir protesters

Security forces fired tear gas and used batons to try to break up protests in Indian Kashmir today.

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Kashmir fighting 'worst since ceasefire begun'

Indian and Pakistani soldiers fought each other across the heavily armed Kashmir frontier in what the Indian army called the worst violation of a 2003 ceasefire agreement.

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Protests erupt following Kashmir gun battle

Hundreds of angry protesters marched in a town in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir today after two civilians were killed in a gunbattle between Islamic militants and army soldiers.

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Indian forces clash with Islamic militants

Indian government forces raided a hideout of suspected Islamic militants in the Indian part of Kashmir today, sparking a gunbattle which left two soldiers and one rebel dead.

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Scores injured as bomb hits Kashmir

A suspected car bomb exploded today in the main business district of Srinagar, the summer capital of India’s Jammu-Kashmir state, injuring scores of people, witnesses said.

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Kashmir blasts kill six, injures 40

Two powerful land mines exploded in a crowded residential area in the Indian portion of Kashmir today, killing six people and wounding 40 others, a paramilitary officer said.

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Kashmir rebels trap staff in blazing govt building

Militants stormed a government building in Indian-controlled Kashmir today, setting it on fire with 70 staff trapped inside, police said.

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India begins troop reduction in Kashmir

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh headed to India’s portion of disputed Kashmir today for the start of a partial troop withdrawal hailed by rival Pakistan as an important step toward easing tensions over the Himalayan region.

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Seven dead in Kashmir rebel attacks

At least seven people killed today in two separate attacks by Islamic militants in the Indian-controlled part of Kashmir.

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Kashmir's 14-year death toll rises to 66,000

Police in Jammu-Kashmir today said that 1,716 civilians, members of security forces and militants had died there in fighting in the first 10 months of this year – 13% fewer than in 2003.

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Girl mutilated by rebels in Kashmir

Guerillas chopped off the ears, nose and tongue of a teenage girl they suspected of helping police today, while other violence in Indian-controlled Kashmir left at least eight people dead, police said.

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Pakistan seeks international help for Kashmir

Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf today urged the international community to help Pakistan and India resolve their disputes, including the territorial conflict over the Himalayan region of Kashmir.

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India and Pakistan begin Kashmir ceasefire

India and Pakistan began a cease-fire along their shared border today – the first such accord in 14 years.

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Three killed in VCR 'bomb' blast

Three people died and 28 were injured when a powerful blast rocked a busy market in India’s portion of Kashmir today.

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Six die in Kashmir hotel gun battle

Indian troops set fire to a hotel in Kashmir’s summer capital today after a gun battle with Islamic guerrillas that left six people dead.

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Militants cut villagers' noses off

Suspected Islamic rebels today cut the noses off five Kashmiri Muslim villagers, accusing them of being police informants, officials said.

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India blames Pakistan for Kashmir massacre

India has blamed Pakistan for the murder of 24 Hindus by gunmen in the disputed Himalayan province of Kashmir.

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Rebels kill 11 in police post attack

Suspected Islamic rebels attacked a police post in Indian-controlled Kashmir, killing nine officers and two civilians, police said today.

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Six dead in Kashmir market blast

Explosives hidden under the snow in the main market of Baramula killed six people today, police in Indian-controlled Kashmir said.

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Islamic rebels kill six in temple raid

Security forces exchanged fierce gunfire with Islamic militants today after the rebels stormed a Hindu temple in Indian Kashmir, killing six people and injuring at least 25, police said.

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Kashmir landmine blast kills nine

A land mine exploded today, killing nine people and injuring 24 others in Indian-administered Kashmir while separate rebel violence left five others dead, police said.

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13 Indian policemen die in bomb attack

At least 13 Indian policemen were killed and five injured today in a Kashmir bomb attack blamed on Islamic militants.

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Grenade thrown at home of Kashmir's new leader

A grenade was today thrown at the house of Kashmir’s new state leader shortly before he was to be sworn-in to the top job, police said.

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Kashmir on red alert as voters go to polls

Hundreds of thousands of soldiers and policemen were on high alert across Kashmir today as voters went to the polls in critical elections, despite threats from Islamic militants.

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Islamic rebels kill politicians in Kashmir

Suspected Islamic rebels killed three members of the pro-India ruling party in Indian-controlled Kashmir today, police said.

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