India’s residency law in Kashmir amplifies demographic fears

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — For almost a century, no outsider was allowed to buy land and property in Indian-controlled Kashmir. That changed Aug. 5 last year when India's Hindu nationali...

India's Nagaland conflict exposes ancient tribal tensions

India's northeastern state of Nagaland is embroiled in a conflict dating back more than half a century, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to end one of the longest running guerilla insurgenci...

India-Pakistan fighting in Kashmir kills 3 family members

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Three members of a family were killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir by firing from Indian and Pakistani soldiers who were exchanging shells and gunfire along the highly militariz...

Indian, Chinese soldiers disengaging after deadly clash

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian and Chinese front-line troops are disengaging in the western sector of their disputed border, but the process is intricate and requires constant verification, an Indian army sp...

How Chinese and Indian media reacted to border clashes

'No diplomatic kowtowing' The Times of India newspaper considers it conceivable that "Chinese aggression" could be a warning to India against joining the "absolutely legitimate...

Kashmiri children: The everlasting scars of a deadly conflict

Basim Aijaz was 12 years old when he was killed in an accidental blast near the site of a gunfight in Srinagar, a major city in India-administered Kashmir. His mother, Kousar Jan, is yet to come to te...

Satellite images show Three Gorges Dam opening all floodgates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A retired Indian Army colonel on Friday (July 10) released satellite images appearing to show the Three Gorges Dam releasing water far earlier than reported and at a much ...

Woman killed as India, Pakistan trade gunfire in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian and Pakistani soldiers barraged each other with mortar shells and gunfire along the highly militarized frontier in Kashmir on Wednesday, killing a woman and wounding anot...

PM Modi visits military base close to China amid standoff

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an unannounced visit Friday to a military base in remote Ladakh region bordering China where the soldiers of the two countries hav...

India, China hold inconclusive talks on ending army face-off

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian and Chinese military commanders met for a third time in an attempt to ease a monthlong face-off over disputed territory and emphasized the need for a phased deescalation of ten...

Pakistan: Exchange of fire with India kills boy in Kashmir

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani and Indian troops have traded fire in Kashmir in an exchange that killed a boy in the Pakistan-controlled section of the disputed Himalayan region, officials said Wednesday....

China banking on MMA after border brawl with India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China is adding more members of a controversial mixed martial arts (MMA) gym to the ranks of its border guards after a bloody melee broke out between Indian and Chinese so...

Indian army chief visits troops near troubled China border

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s army chief visited the border with China in the Himalayan region to review his troops' preparedness after hand-to-hand combat between Indian and Chinese soldiers left 20 India...

China, India hold military talks after deadly border clash

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese and Indian military commanders have met for the first time since a confrontation in the Himalayas that left at least 20 soldiers dead. Both countries confirmed...

China ordered assault on Indian troops: US report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A senior Chinese general ordered last week's bloody attack on Indian troops, according to a U.S. intelligence source. On Monday U.S. News & World Report cited a...