A senior New York Times journalist on Wednesday said he had to face anger and hatred and was called "Hinduphobic" and "racist" after he did a story on how closure of slaughter houses in Uttar Pradesh may have been the reason for dogs attacks humans in the state.
SRINAGAR — A mortar and gunfire battle between Indian and Pakistani forces along their Kashmir frontier killed five civilians Wednesday, taking the death toll in the six-day confrontation to 16, officials said.
A leading South Asian American civil rights group has declared the administration’s end to protected status for more than 9,000 Nepali immigrants “further proof of the Trump administration’s racist, anti-immigrant, deportation agenda.” South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) has denounced the action announced on April 26 by Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen.
An Indian diplomat Madhuri Gupta was found guilty in a New Delhi court on Friday of "spying and wrongful communication of information" while posted to the Indian embassy in Islamabad.
Indian and Pakistani forces exchanged fire across the tense, heavily militarized Kashmir border Friday, leaving eight civilians and an Indian soldier dead, officials said.
A few years ago, I saw an ad on Pakistani TV that made me, and many others, cringe. In it, a little girl is shown kneading a little ball of dough and making a roti, and her mother announces, with a drum roll, to a jubilant family, “Choti ki pehli gol roti!” (“The little girl’s first round flat bread!”)
Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif has sparked a firestorm at home and in India after suggesting Pakistani militants were behind the 2008 Mumbai attacks, with the National Security Council slamming his remarks on Monday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi prayed at a renowned Hindu temple with his Nepalese counterpart K.P. Sharma Oli on Friday as he started a visit aiming to reset strained relations between the neighbors.
Pakistan is considering imposing reciprocal restrictions on U.S. diplomats after Washington announced that it would impose travel restrictions on Pakistani diplomats starting from Friday, the media reported. The authorities are planning to enforce restrictions on American diplomats posted in Islamabad, Lahore, and Karachi, Dawn News reported.
Pakistan’s interior minister narrowly escaped an apparent assassination attempt Sunday evening when a gunman slipped into a small crowd of supporters and colleagues surrounding the minister, firing a shot that pierced his right shoulder.
Six Indian engineers working on a power plant project in northern Afghanistan were kidnapped along with their Afghan driver on Sunday, Afghan officials said. Gunmen snatched the seven from a vehicle on the outskirts of Baghlan provincial capital Pule-Khumri, police spokesman Zabi Shuja told AFP.
South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), along with pro-immigration advocacy organizations, and several Democratic U.S. lawmakers, are denouncing the action announced on April 26 by Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen.
Nine out of every 10 people on the planet breathe air that contains high levels of pollutants and kills seven million people each year, according to a new World Health Organization (WHO) study released on Wednesday.
Thousands of Pashtuns defied authorities and held a mass rally in the Pakistani city of Lahore on Sunday, chanting anti-military slogans just hours after security forces cracked down on their leaders.
A bomb that exploded outside an Indian diplomatic post in southern Nepal caused damage and drew attention for being a rare attack on a foreign mission, officials said.
Cross-border clashes between nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan in Kashmir have reached the highest levels in 15 years, figures from both sides show, with hundreds killed or wounded and no solution in sight.
At least seven people, including three civilians, were killed in fighting in Indian Kashmir on Wednesday that sparked angry retaliatory protests and violent street clashes across the restive Himalayan region.
India were urged to control their emotions after a bad-tempered Commonwealth Games hockey clash with Pakistan ended in a thrilling draw on Saturday -- with the video referee proving crucial. India were 2-1 up with just seconds left when Pakistan twice went to the video referrals to earn penalty corners.
Despite the sudden cancellation of Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s scheduled trip to New Delhi, the Trump administration has declared India vital to enhancing its strategic energy security goals. Perry was to have been in India from Feb. 27 through March 1, but traveled instead to London to meet with Saudi officials to discuss Riyadh’s interest in U.S.-made nuclear reactors.
Luminaries from the Indian and Pakistani film industry gathered under one roof for the four-day festival which screened films, documentaries and shorts from Pakistan and the rest of the world. Several of the visiting Bollywood fraternity participated in various panels examining the trends, business and scope of cinema.
A Pakistan political party linked to the alleged mastermind of the Mumbai attacks blasted Washington Tuesday for violating the country's "sovereignty and constitution", hours after the United States blacklisted the group.
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani activist for girls’ education and the world’s youngest Nobel laureate, visited her hometown in Pakistan on Saturday for the first time since the Taliban attempted to assassinate her in 2012. Her return under heavy security to the city of Mingora in the Swat Valley — a former Taliban stronghold — was a deeply emotional moment for Ms. Yousafzai and her family.
Indian authorities Monday shut schools and blocked internet services in disputed Kashmir, after a weekend of protests and gunbattles left 20 dead and 200 injured — including many civilians with damaged eyesight.
Sixteen people have been killed in Indian Kashmir in some of the fiercest fighting this year in the restive Himalayan region, police said Sunday, as authorities braced for more violence.
Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai returned to Pakistan on Thursday, officials said, in her first visit to her native country since she was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman six years ago for advocating education for girls.