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(...)

Indian activists from the right-wing organisation Vishva Hindu Parishad shout slogans during a protest against the Kashmir militant attack, in New Delhi on Friday. Photograph: Rajat Gupta/EPA

India’s prime minister has warned Pakistan it will pay a “heavy price” for a suicide bombing in Kashmir that killed at least 40 paramilitaries on Thur(...)

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(...)

A woman browses a copy of Malala Yousufzai’s book “I am Malala” at a book store in Islamabad. Photograph: Reuters

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, has been awarded the EU’s Sakharov Prize, fuelling sp(...)