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Comment: Much of India has long celebrated the intermingling of Hindu and Muslim practices, but an Islamophobic, BJP-sponsored law now threatens India's pluralist and liberal democracy, writes Shashi Tharoor.

Analysis: The Biden-Harris campaign took a robust stance on Kashmir. But with burgeoning India ties and an eye on China, the new administration is unlikely to take risks.

Trump Jr mocked for geographically wrong election prediction map

The New Arab Staff

Trump Jr mocked for geographically wrong election prediction map

Donald Trump Jr has been mocked for tweeting a map of his election predictions, with the whole world coloured red for his father - except Mexico, China and, bizarrely, India.

At UN, Pakistani leader says India sponsors anti-Muslim hate

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

At UN, Pakistani leader says India sponsors anti-Muslim hate

Indian and Pakistan traded barbed rebuttals in the assembly hall Friday night.

Friends or foes: Are India-Turkey ties improving?

Sabena Siddiqui

Friends or foes: Are India-Turkey ties improving?

India's economic diplomacy with Turkey could yield positive results, but Kashmir remains a source of friction.

Sabena Siddiqui

Could Saudi Arabia be parting ways with Pakistan?

Riyadh's passive stance on Kashmir has caused a rift with Pakistan as changing regional alliances threaten their strategic relationship.

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 ...

The New Arab Staff

Kashmir bans Muslim gatherings, allows Hindu pilgrimage

Officials in the Muslim-majority state banned all gatherings due to Covid-19 concerns but controversially allowed a Hindu pilgrimage to take ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Photo of toddler and slain grandfather angers Kashmiris

Indian troops allegedly shot 65-year-old Bashir Ahmed Khan in front of his 3-year-old grandson, before placing the child on his grandfather's ...

India tightens the noose on Kashmir's media

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.

Protests in Kashmir after Indian forces kill 9 rebels

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Protests in Kashmir after Indian forces kill 9 rebels

Protesters in Shopian chanted slogans calling for an end to Indian rule and threw stones at security forces, who responded by firing shotgun ...

India extends 'crippling' 2G restriction in occupied Kashmir

The New Arab

India extends 'crippling' 2G restriction in occupied Kashmir

Mobile services in occupied Kashmir are being still being restricted to 2G network.

India cracks down on Kashmir journalists amid Covid-19 lockdown

The New Arab & agencies

India cracks down on Kashmir journalists amid Covid-19 lockdown

Three Kashimiri journalists have been arrested by Indian police.

India's new Kashmir domicile law mirrors Israel's settler-colonial blueprint

Aamir Ali Bhat

India's new Kashmir domicile law mirrors Israel's settler-colonial blueprint

India has passed a new domicile law in Kashmir which residents fear will change the demographic status of the Muslim-majority territory.

The New Arab & agencies

Kashmiri man fakes death to evade India’s Covid-19 lockdown

A villager trying to return home under India's coronavirus clampdown travelled over 100 miles pretending to be dead in an ambulance before he was caught by police in Kashmir.

The New Arab

Amnesty urges India to release Kashmir detainees amid lockdown

India slammed for "abuse of power" during COVID-19 lockdown, as Amnesty International calls for the release of over a thousand in Kashmir ...

Saqib Mugloo & Bhat Burhan

India ignores Kashmiri students trapped in coronavirus-hit Iran

Kashmir's families are being left in the dark over the fate of their children studying in coronavirus-stricken Iran.

Saqib Mugloo & Bhat Burhan

India ignores Kashmiri students trapped in coronavirus-hit Iran

Kashmir's families are being left in the dark over the fate of their children studying in coronavirus-stricken Iran.

Why Trump's India visit is more theatre than substance

Tahir Hussain Sofi

Why Trump's India visit is more theatre than substance

In-depth: Trump's visit to India is billed as historic, but it's likely more about optics and theatre for domestic consumption rather than grand ...

The New Arab

India's top court declares indefinite Kashmir internet shutdown illegal

New Delhi revoked Kashmir's semi-autonomous status in early August.

Envoys from 15 countries to visit troubled Indian Kashmir

The New Arab & agencies

Envoys from 15 countries to visit troubled Indian Kashmir

Representatives from 15 countries will visit the disputed Kashmir region in a diplomatic visit spurned by the EU.

The New Arab's 10 biggest stories of 2019

The New Arab

The New Arab's 10 biggest stories of 2019

A revolution in Sudan. A new Turkish offensive in Syria. A controversial citizenship amendment in India. These are The New Arab's top 10 stories ...

Deadly grenade blast rocks crowded Kashmir marketplace

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Deadly grenade blast rocks crowded Kashmir marketplace

A dozen non-locals have been killed recently by suspected militants, who police say are attempting to instill fear among non-Kashmiris in a bid ...

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