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Kashmir: The Real Story

The Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir consists of three regions: Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh.

Sanjana Murthy, Staff Writer

November 24, 2019

India and Pakistan have fought a number of wars and skirmishes since the 1947 partition. The conflict over Kashmir has been the cause of much of the fighting. Demographics The Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir consists of three regions: Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh. Jammu has a Hindu majority, whil...

Indian Military Moves Into Kashmir Region and Human Rights Move Out

Kashmir was called called “Heaven on Earth” by Mughal Emperor Jahangir in the 17th century due to the natural beauty.

Hiba Ali, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Death and despair are visible in the artwork of Kashmiri children who have been exposed to violence in the region of Kashmir, now controlled by the Indian military. These images indicate evidence of extreme trauma, according to the BBC.  "I cannot see the world again and cannot see my friends ...

India Faces Historic Choice

Rahul Gandhi (left) of the INC faces Narendera Modi of the BJP. Images from Wikimedia Commons

Nikhil Murali, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

With roughly 900 million registered voters, India is by far the world’s largest democracy - and this democracy is currently holding elections during a period from April 11 to May 23rd. It’s important that all of us keep up to date with important global events - and the Indian elections may be the most glo...