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Kashmiri journalists display laptops and placards during a protest demanding restoration of internet service, in Srinagar. File photograph: Danish Ismail

India’s supreme court ruled that the five-month digital lockdown imposed on the Kashmir region by Narendra Modi’s government is unlawful and gave the (...)

A police officer throws a piece of brick towards demonstrators during a protest against a new citizenship law in Seelampur, New Delhi on Tuesday. Photograph:  Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

Prime minister Narendra Modi’s government has rounded up thousands of Muslims in Kashmir, revoked the area’s autonomy and enforced a citizenship test (...)

Policemen watch forensic experts at the site where four men suspected of raping and killing a woman were killed in Shadnagar, India, on Friday. Photograph: Mahesh Kumar/AP

Indian police have shot dead four men suspected of raping and killing a 27-year-old woman in the southern city of Hyderabad last week, in an episode a(...)

Floral tributes at the scene of the London Bridge attack on Monday. Photograph:  Peter Summers/Getty Images

Prison and probation officers, convicted criminals, criminologists and penal reformers had gathered in the chandeliered court drawing room of the Fish(...)

Jack Merritt worked as the course coordinator for Learning Together, a programme run by the University of Cambridge’s institute of criminology. Photograph: Facebook

A woman killed in the London Bridge terror attack on Friday has been named by the Metropolitan Police as Saskia Jones (23) from Stratford-upon-Avon, W(...)

Newly appointed lieutenant-governor of the union territory of Jammu and Kashmi Girish Chandra Murmu  takes oath of office. Photograph: Handout/Information Department/AFP

Offices and shops were closed and streets deserted on Thursday in India’s northern disputed Kashmir region, as it formally split into two federally ad(...)

Sikhs offer prayers as they look towards the Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan after an accord was signed  on a visa-free India-Pakistan Kartarpur corridor. Photograph: Narinder Nanu/AFP

India has signed an agreement with Pakistan to allow its pilgrims to travel to one of Sikhism’s holiest shrines in the neighbouring country without vi(...)

Paul Kehoe, Minister of State for Defence. In response to a parliamentary question this week Mr Kehoe said the uniforms had ‘zero monetary value within Civil Defence’ as they had all been discontinued in 2006. Photograph: Sam Boal

The Department of Defence has asked An Garda Síochána to investigate how Civil Defence uniforms donated for use in Pakistan ended up on sale in m(...)

A Kashmiri man in front of closed shops covered with graffiti in the  commercial hub of Srinagar city centre. Photograph: Yawar Nazir/Getty

An informal but widespread civil disobedience movement has gripped India’s northern disputed Kashmir region, to protest against the federal government(...)

Pakistan’s prime minister Imran Khan has again raised the spectre of a nuclear confrontation with India over the Kashmir region, which is divided betw(...)

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