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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.