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Comment: Both Beijing and New Delhi are seeking to smear each other's reputation by pointing to their respective mistreatment of Muslims, writes CJ Werleman.

The rise of Hindu nationalism has fuelled unprecedented vigilante violence against India's Christians.

Indian-administered Kashmir locks down as coronavirus cases surge

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Indian-administered Kashmir locks down as coronavirus cases surge

The lockdown in Kashmir comes just ahead of the Muslim Eid al-Adha festival and the first anniversary of the controversial stripping of the region's autonomy.

India passes 1 million Covid-19 cases

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India passes 1 million Covid-19 cases

India has become the third country to surpass one million Covid-19 cases.

India-Pakistan proxy war a real threat in post-US Afghanistan

Syed Fazl-e-Haider

India-Pakistan proxy war a real threat in post-US Afghanistan

Analysis: The withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan could see a proxy war emerge between India and Pakistan.

Hanan Zaffar

'Another Palestine': Kashmiris fear demographic change under domicile law

India has issued 25,000 domicile certificates to non-Kashmiris, raising fears that New Delhi is engineering demographic change in the Muslim-majority region.

Mobashra Tazamal

Covid-19 hasn't stopped the drumbeat of Islamophobia in India

Comment: If anything, the Modi government has weaponised the coronavirus pandemic to further dehumanise India's Muslims, writes Mobashra ...

Aamir Ali Bhat

India tightens the noose on Kashmir's media

A new law empowers the Indian state to legally and economically punish journalists in Kashmir for publishing 'fake news' and 'anti-national ...

Aakash Hassan

What India and China's border face-off means for Kashmir

India and China's deadliest clash in decades could have serious geopolitical implications.

A tale of two Covid-19 responses

Shahid Javed Burki

A tale of two Covid-19 responses

Comment: India and Pakistan's responses to the coronavirus lay bare the tradeoff between saving lives, and economic downturn, writes Shahid ...

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Pakistan court sentences three for murder of politician

The court sentenced three men to life after finding them guilty of involvement in the killing of a Pakistani politician in London.

Egyptians stuck in Qatar lockdown fly home despite blockade

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Egyptians stuck in Qatar lockdown fly home despite blockade

Egypt had initially 'refused' to repatriate its citizens stuck in Qatar amid the coronavirus pandemic.

India kills 5 suspected Kashmiri rebels

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India kills 5 suspected Kashmiri rebels

At least 93 rebels, including six top commanders, have been killed by Indian forces since January.

India reports 10,000 new coronavirus cases before reopening

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India reports 10,000 new coronavirus cases before reopening

India has now surpassed Spain as the fifth hardest-hit by the pandemic with 246,628 confirmed cases

India expels Pakistan embassy officials for alleged spying

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India expels Pakistan embassy officials for alleged spying

Two officials at Pakistan's High Commission in New Delhi were being expelled for "espionage activities", India's foreign ministry said ...

Hanan Zaffar

India clamps down on Muslims under cover of coronavirus

India is using the coronavirus pandemic to crack down on Muslim activists following widespread anti-government protests last year.

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Massive India repatriation begins with flights from UAE

India has planned to repatriate some 15,000 nationals stranded 12 countries due to the coronavirus pandemic, beginning with flights and ships ...

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UAE's Indian expats frustrated over government repatriation plans

Indian expats in the Gulf country are worried about plans to return them to India, as coronavirus restrictions make travel hard.

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Indian doctor 'turns away' Muslim patients amid coronavirus pandemic

A doctor in the Mathura area of Uttar Pradesh, India, reportedly turned away Muslim patients, saying: "We will treat only Hindus, not Muslims."

Coronavirus misinformation fuels hatred against India’s Muslims

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Coronavirus misinformation fuels hatred against India’s Muslims

A systematic campaign of disinformation blaming Muslims for the spread of coronavirus in India is fuelling hatred and violent attacks.

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Will the US put India on its religious blacklist?

A US government panel has called for India to be placed on a religious freedoms blacklist as persecution and violence by Prime Minister Modi's ...

The pandemic and rising Islamophobia mar Ramadan in India

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The pandemic and rising Islamophobia mar Ramadan in India

Many of India's Muslims have faced renewed stigma, threats and the boycotting of vendors who venture into Hindu-dominated neighborhoods

Indian fire kills 3, including 16-year-old girl, in Kashmir

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Indian fire kills 3, including 16-year-old girl, in Kashmir

A Pakistani district administration official said Indian artillery fire hit Pakistani posts and two villages as residents were breaking their ...

US panel wants India on religious freedom blacklist

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US panel wants India on religious freedom blacklist

A US government panel has called for punitive measures against India over its worsening record on religious freedom.

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