Prime Minister Narendra Modi is changing Indian Kashmir's residency laws for the first time since 1947, to snuff out any challenge to the disputed territory belonging to India, drawing comparisons with Israel's "settler" tactics
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is changing Indian Kashmir's residency laws in a bid to snuff out any challenge to the disputed territory belonging to India, drawing comparisons with Israel's "settler" tactics
It's been a year since PM Modi revoked Kashmir's constitutional status, and Indian security forces continue to arbitrarily detain Kashmiris, restrict the internet, and attack on freedom of the media. So much for the promise to improve Kashmiri lives.
For almost a century, no outsider was allowed to buy land or property in Indian-controlled Kashmir. That has now changed as PM Modi revoked Kashmir's constitutional status a year ago, with the Indian government issuing "domicile certificates" to outsiders.
A dog rests on a deserted street in Srinagar a year after the restive Kashmir region was stripped of autonomy. Prime Minister Modi imposed direct rule on Indian-administered Kashmir on August 5, 2019, promising peace and prosperity after decades of violence 📸 Tauseef Mustafa
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to lay the foundation for a temple at a flashpoint holy site exactly a year after imposing direct rule on Muslim-majority Kashmir -- twin triumphs for his Hindu nationalist government 📸 Sanjay Kanojia
It's one year since Indian PM Modi revoked Kashmir's special status. In that time, "thousands of Kashmiris were arrested on vague charges, and the government enacted a strict curfew and the world’s longest internet blackout."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Barhait, Jharkhand: I challenge Congress and their allies if they have the guts they should openly declare that they will give Indian citizenship to every Pakistani citizen, & that they will bring back Article 370 in Jammu-Kashmir & Ladakh.
"There's a reign of terror in Kashmir since [Narendra Modi] became Prime Minister." - Sumaya Rashit, protester. A “Howdy, Modi!” rally held in Texas, US, was attended by almost 50,000 Indian Americans, but not everyone was happy to see the Indian leader.
Indian PM Narendra Modi ignores the crackdown in Kashmir during his UN General Assembly speech this week. Pakistani PM Imran Khan makes it his focus.