Indian soldiers inspect the remains of an Indian Air Force helicopter after it crashed in Budgam district, outside Srinagar Photograph: Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty

Tensions between nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan escalated sharply on Wednesday, following conflicting claims by both of having shot down each(...)

Lieut-Gen KJS Dhillon, India’s top military commander in Kashmir (centre), accused Pakistan’s main spy agency of “controlling” those behind last Thursday’s bombing. Photograph:   Farooq Khan/EPA

Prime minister Imran Khan has said that Pakistan would retaliate if India attacked in response to last week’s bombing in the disputed Kashmir region, (...)

Indian paramilitary soldiers hang on to an ambulance  near the  explosion site in Pampore, Kashmir. Photograph: AP Photo/Dar Yasin

At least 40 Indian paramilitary personnel were killed after a suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden vehicle into their convoy on Thursday in the d(...)

Women mourn as people carry the body of  journalist  Shujaat Bukhari, who was killed by gunmen outside his office, during his funeral in Kreeri, north of Srinagar. Photograph: Danish Ismail/Reuters

Thousands of mourners gathered on Friday for the funeral of a senior Kashmiri journalist who, along with his two bodyguards, was shot dead by unidenti(...)

Lawyers take part in  a protest in Srinigar, Kashmir, on Monday  calling for justice in the case of rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl  in Jammu and Kashmir state in January. Photograph: Farooq Khan/EPA

Eight men accused of involvement in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in India’s Jammu and Kashmir state appeared in court on Monda(...)

 A girl holds a banner as Indian activists hold placards that read in Hindi ‘Indian Government take stern action against the rapists’ during a protest against the alleged rape cases, in Bhopal, India. Photograph: Sanjeev Gupta/EPA

Mounting outrage over two rapes, one in the disputed region of Kashmir and another allegedly involving a lawmaker from prime minister Narendra Modi’s (...)

Protesters run as they prepare to hurl stones towards the Indian police during a protest after Friday prayers, in Srinagar. Photograph: Danish Ismail/Reuters

The upcoming months are critical to the future of India’s insurgency-ridden northern disputed Jammu and Kashmir state, where the impetus for azadi, or(...)

Pakistani protesters at an anti-India demonstration in Quetta, Pakistan, on Sunday. India-administered Kashmir has been in the grip of   protests since the killing on July 8th of  Burhan Wani. Photograph: Banaras Khan/AFP/Getty

India’s army said it shot dead three gunmen from Pakistan on Sunday, following an attack by the militants two days earlier on an Indian border post in(...)

Kashmiri Muslim protesters throw stones at Indian police and paramilitary soldiers during clashes in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir. Photograph: Farpooq Khan/EPA

Indian security forces have blinded scores of civilians, including children, with pellet shotguns employed to control rioting in the state’s northern(...)

 Kashmiri  protesters throw stones at Indian policemen during clashes in Srinagar sparked by  the death of Burhan Wani. Photograph: Farooq Khan/EPA

Indian authorities are struggling to contain protests by Kashmiris angry after 22 people were killed in demonstrations against the killing of a top an(...)