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India to trial restoration of Internet access in Kashmir

India has taken a small step towards restoring meaningful internet access to the disputed states of Jammu and Kashmir, by ordering a trial restoration of 4G services in select areas. The region is disputed by India, Pakistan and China, but was governed by India as a semi-autonomous region until 2019.…
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August 13, 2020
Kashmir

A year on, Article 370 and Kashmir mythmaking

The August 5 decision has led to a state wherein the very basis of a potential step of conflict resolution has been undone While the long-standing ideological commitment of the Bharatiya Janata Party to undo Article 370 of the Indian Constitution is why Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) was stripped of…
bubmag
August 3, 2020
Kashmir

India-China Himalayan standoff deadly for cashmere herds

Antagonisms between Indian and Chinese troops high in the Himalayas are taking a dire toll on traditional goat herds that supply the world’s finest, most expensive cashmere.This week, a deadly brawl between Indian and Chinese soldiers caused the deaths of at least 20 Indian soldiers in the Galwan Valley, an…
bubmag
June 19, 2020
Kashmir

China and India Increase Mutual Violence

Tensions have risen sharply on the China-India border. The two countries – which have the largest populations and the largest armies in the world, as well as nuclear weapons – started a recent conflict in the Himalayas, causing the death of dozens of people, recovering the scene of violence experienced…
bubmag
June 19, 2020
Kashmir

20 Indian troops killed in Himalayas clash with Chinese army

A clash high in the Himalayas between the world's two most populated countries claimed the lives of 20 Indian soldiers in a border region that the two nuclear-armed neighbours have disputed for decades, Indian officials said Tuesday.The clash in the Ladakh region Monday — during which Indian officials said neither…
bubmag
June 16, 2020
Kashmir

Just What 2020 Needed: A Border War Between Two Nuclear Powers

Protesters burn a poster of Chinese President Xi Jinping along with Chinese items as they protest against the killing of Indian soldiers by Chinese troops in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. Sam Panthaky/Getty Images With a still-raging pandemic, a looming economic catastrophe, and tense worldwide protests over racism and police violence, about…
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June 16, 2020