Indian paramilitary soldiers standing guard in  city centre Lal Chowk in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir. Photograph:  EPA/Farooq Khan

Thousands of migrant workers are continuing to flee India’s insurgency-ridden northern Kashmir region each day after 11 civilians were shot dead recen(...)

Indian paramilitary troops stand guard in Srinagar after suspected militants shot dead five soldiers in Indian-administered Kashmir. Photograph:  Tauseef Mustafa/AFP via Getty Images

Following a brief period of uneasy peace, India’s insurgency-ridden northern Kashmir region is again on the boil after five of its army personnel died(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Security personnel stand guard in front of closed shops in Srinagar, as a tense lockdown in the region of seven million residents continued. Photograph: Tauseef Mustafa/AFP

Tension remains high across India’s northern disputed Jammu and Kashmir state, three weeks after the federal government revoked a special constitution(...)

A giant flag of Pakistan-administered Kashmir during an anti-India protest in Karachi, Pakistan. India this month stripped the part of Kashmir that it controls of its autonomy. Photograph: Rizwan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images

Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in major parts of Kashmir’s biggest city Srinagar on Sunday after violent overnight clashes betw(...)

India’s federal government has tightened security measures in the northern disputed Jammu and Kashmir region, ahead of the country’s Independence Day (...)

Kashmiri women in Srinagar shout pro-freedom slogans before Eid prayers after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui

Indian security forces reinforced their lockdown on Srinagar, the summer capital of the northern disputed Jammu and Kashmir region, during the Muslim (...)

Protesters throw rocks in the streets of Srinagar following  Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s decision to revoke Kashmir’s autonomy. Photograph: Atul Loke/New York Times

Indian police used tear gas and pellets to fight back at least 10,000 people protesting against New Delhi’s withdrawal of special rights for Muslim-ma(...)

 Indian migrant labourers who were working in Kashmir valley leave the region through the  emergency window of a train at a railway station in Jammu, the winter capital of Kashmir, on Thursday. Photograph:  Jaipal Singh/EPA

Indian security forces have arrested more than 500 people since New Delhi imposed a communications blackout and security clampdown in divided Kashmir,(...)

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