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World Jul 03Modi visits military base close to China amid standoff
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an unannounced visit Friday to a military base in a remote region bordering China.
World Jun 16India says 20 soldiers killed in standoff with Chinese troops
The Indian Army late Tuesday night raised the death toll in a clash with Chinese troops on a disputed Himalayan border from three to 20 Indian soldiers. The army also said in a statement that the two sides “have disengaged”…
World Aug 20Thousands detained during lockdown on Kashmir
The crackdown began just before Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist-led government on Aug. 5 stripped Jammu and Kashmir of its semi-autonomy and its statehood, creating two federal territories.
World Aug 13Indian-controlled Kashmir under strict lockdown for 9th day
India is trying to stave off a violent reaction to the government's decision on Aug. 5 to strip Kashmir of its autonomy.
World Apr 18India enters 2nd phase of elections with Kashmir in lockdown
Most polling stations in the Srinagar and Budgam areas of Kashmir appeared deserted, with more police, paramilitary soldiers and election staff than voters.
World Mar 028 killed in India-Pakistan fighting amid high tensions
Indian and Pakistani soldiers have again targeted each other’s posts and villages along their volatile frontier in disputed Kashmir, killing at least six civilians and two Pakistani troops, officials said Saturday.
World Feb 27Pakistan says 2 Indian warplanes downed, pilot captured
Pakistan's military said Wednesday it shot down two Indian warplanes in the disputed region of Kashmir and captured two pilots, raising tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals to a level unseen in the last two decades.
World Feb 26India airstrikes in Pakistan raise fears of escalation
Pakistan said there were no casualties, while New Delhi called the attack a pre-emptive strike that hit a terrorist training camp and killed "a very large number" of militants.