A Pakistani court has granted bail to a man accused of masterminding a deadly 2008 rampage through the Indian city of Mumbai, lawyers have said. Pictured in 2008 is the Taj Hotel, Mumbai. Photograph: Arko Datta/Reuters

A Pakistani court has granted bail to a man accused of masterminding a deadly 2008 rampage through the Indian city of Mumbai, lawyers have said.The de(...)

Indian villagers flee one of the areas allegedly shelled from the Pakistani side of the disputed Kashmir border. India and Pakistan exchanged gunfire across the Kashmir frontier yesterday ending a pause in fighting that has already killed 17 civilians. Photograph: Jaipal Singh/EPA

India and Pakistan exchanged gunfire across the Kashmir frontier yesterday, Indian military officials said, ending a pause in fighting that has alread(...)

Villagers sit on debris from their house after it was damaged during  exchanges of fire between Pakistan and India at the Pakistani border town of Dhamala Hakimwala, near Sialkot.  Photograph: Faisal Mahmood/Reuters

Fighting between India and Pakistan paused today after days of heavy shelling and gun battles across their disputed Himalayan border in Kashmir - the(...)

A man with his belongings on a tractor cart moves to a safer place at Jagowal village near Jammu on Thursday. India warned Pakistan it would pay an “unaffordable price” if it persisted with shelling and machine-gun fire across a heavily populated border area in the lowlands of Kashmir. Photograph: Mukesh Gupta/Reuters

Nuclear rivals India and Pakistan continued to exchange mortar and small arms fire yesterday along their northern disputed Jammu and Kashmir border, i(...)

Rescue workers said 17 people died after floods  in the mountainous Indian state of Meghalaya and five others were killed in Guwahati (red marker on map), the biggest city in the region. Image: Google Maps.

At least 22 people have died in flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rains in remote northeastern India, officials said today, in the second flo(...)

A flood victim reacts as he arrives on dry land after being evacuated by boat from his flooded house, following heavy rain in Jhang, Punjab province. Photograph: Zohra Bensemra/Reuters

Flood waters started receding in Indian Kashmir today, giving rescue teams a chance to reach tens of thousands of villagers stranded by the heaviest r(...)

A Kashmiri man evacuates an elderly woman to a higher ground at a flooded road in Srinagar today. Authorities declared a disaster alert in the northern region after heavy rain hit villages across the Kashmir valley, causing the worst flooding in two decades. Photograph: Reuters

The death toll from serious flooding in Indian-administered Kashmir climbed to 175 today, with homes, military bases and hospitals inundated in the r(...)

 At least 73 people have been killed across Pakistan after heavy rains brought flash floods and caused homes to collapse in the Punjab and Kashmir regions. Photograph: Mohsin Raza/Reuters

At least 73 people have been killed across Pakistan after heavy rains brought flash floods and caused homes to collapse in the Punjab and Kashmir reg(...)

A  man wades through flood water on the outskirts of Srinagar in Indian Kashmir. Flash flooding caused by heavy rain has killed at least 65 people in the region. Photograph: Farooq Khan/EPA.

At least 65 people were killed after heavy rains caused flash floods in Indian-administered Kashmir, including a wedding party on a bus that was swep(...)

India’s prime minister Narendra Modi flagging off the first train at Katra,  a small town 275km south of Srinagar, while inaugurating a railway line linking a popular Hindu shrine to the rest of the country. Photograph: EPA/government of India information bureau

Prime minister Narendra Modi arrived yesterday to empty streets and a security lockdown on his maiden visit to India’s northern disputed Kashmir prov(...)