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  1. March 6, 2014

    Cricket fans in Indian sedition row for supporting ‘wrong’ team

    Dozens of Indian students from Kashmir have been suspended and threatened with sedition charges after they cheered the...

  2. FT Alphaville

    March 4, 2014

    The better angels of India's nature

    From BoFAML: The Institute for Conflict Management has reported that total deaths in terrorism-related violence – including...

  1. September 26, 2013

    Attacks in Kashmir kill 12 ahead of India-Pakistan peace summit

    Suspected Kashmiri separatists killed 12 people in twin attacks in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, in...

  2. FT Photo Diary

    June 25, 2013

    Dal Lake, Srinagar

    Danish Ismail/Reuters Kashmiri men fish from the weed-covered Dal Lake in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, on Tuesday. ...

  3. FT Photo Diary

    June 7, 2013

    Kashmir Muslim devotees

    Tauseef Mustafa/AFP Kashmiri Muslim devotees pray as an unseen custodian displays a holy relic, believed to be a hair from...

  4. FT Photo Diary

    May 30, 2013

    Clashes in Srinagar

    Dar Yasin/AP An Indian policeman holds bricks and stones before throwing them during a clash with Kashmiri Muslim protesters...

  5. May 27, 2013

    Sharif re-election revives India peace deal hopes

    Manmohan Singh, Indian prime minister, was born in what is today Pakistan. The family of Nawaz Sharif, whose recent election...

  6. May 20, 2013

    Obama and Xi to meet in effort to calm growing US-China rivalry

    Barack Obama will meet Xi Jinping next month for the first time since his Chinese counterpart took office to try to manage...

  7. FT Photo Diary

    May 14, 2013

    Kashmiri herder on the banks of the Dal Lake

    Dar Yasin/AP A Kashmiri Bakarwal leads his horse carrying tents and blankets along the banks of the Dal Lake in Srinagar,...

  8. FT Photo Diary

    May 3, 2013

    Kashmiri muslims gather at the Hazratbal Shrine

    Tauseef Mustafa/AFP Kashmiri Muslims react as a priest shows a relic believed to be a hair from the beard of Prophet...

  9. FT Photo Diary

    May 3, 2013

    Eyes behind the veil

    Tauseef Mustafa/AFP A Kashmiri Muslim looks on as an unseen priest at the Hazratbal Shrine in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir,...

  10. March 29, 2013

    High time for tourists to return to Kashmir

    Kashmir’s resurgence as a mainstream travel destination has been much heralded but, on the day I arrive, the scene doesn’t...

  11. March 13, 2013

    Police die as militants strike in Kashmir

    Militants attacked paramilitary police in India’s restive Kashmir region on Wednesday, killing five police and injuring...

  12. February 9, 2013

    India hangs Kashmiri over terror attack

    Protests erupted after India executed a Kashmiri man convicted of providing logistical support for a 2001 attack on the...

  13. January 23, 2013

    Hindu activists target book festival

    Youth activists of India’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata party, the country’s main opposition, have threatened to...

  14. January 14, 2013

    Kurds’ way to peace riddled with spoilers

    It is almost a geopolitical cliché that, when a long and intractable conflict looks as though it might be soluble,...

  15. January 11, 2013

    Pakistan Islamist leader warns on Kashmir

    The Pakistani Islamist leader accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai massacre said India was trying to destabilise...

  16. January 11, 2013

    Pakistan numbed to rising bloodshed

    It is a measure of how inured the world has become to bloodshed in Pakistan that recent shootings and bombings in which 10...

  17. January 10, 2013

    Third clash raises Kashmir tensions

    Pakistan says one of its soldiers has been killed by firing from Indian forces in the third lethal skirmish in four days in...

  18. January 4, 2013

    New frontiers for 2013

    São Tomé and Príncipe This small island nation, 250km off the west coast of central Africa, is “the Galápagos of Africa”,...

  19. November 30, 2012

    Treasure among the tree trunks

    Two hundred and fifty years ago, the Punjabi hilltown of Guler was the Urbino or the San Gimignano of the Himalayan...

  20. November 22, 2012

    Can India be governed as a democracy?

    Even a hanging such as this was only ever going to concentrate minds for a day. India’s surprise execution on Wednesday of...

  21. November 16, 2012

    Divided but not forgotten

    On a mid-October afternoon, I walked on a quiet, dusty street behind the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi. Hundreds of...

  22. November 9, 2012

    Beyond Bollywood

    A Catholic community in Mumbai takes on the shopping mall developers threatening its homes. A psychiatric doctor in war-torn...

  23. September 4, 2012

    Delhi and Beijing thaw frosty ties

    India and China have agreed to resume joint military exercises, signalling a tentative thaw in the sometimes frosty...

  24. July 6, 2012

    Expat lives: A blueprint to go green

    Although he was born in Srinagar, Kashmir, as a youth Aseem Das did not engage in eastern transcendental practices. The...

  25. April 30, 2012

    Siachen disaster highlights a military folly

    On the world’s highest battlefield, where Pakistan is locked in a stalemate with India, nature has tended to hand-pick her...

  26. April 13, 2012

    India to allow Pakistani investment

    India has decided to allow foreign direct investment from Pakistan, in the latest concrete step towards greater engagement...

  27. April 7, 2012

    Avalanche buries Pakistani troops

    An avalanche as tall as a seven-storey building has engulfed a Pakistani outpost in the Himalayas, burying more than 100...

  28. April 3, 2012

    US puts $10m bounty on Pakistan militant

    The US has offered a $10m reward for information leading to the arrest of Hafiz Saeed, the founder of a Pakistani militant...

  29. February 3, 2012

    Postcard from ... Kashmir

    Gazing from a hilltop lawn, I watch small boats inch silently across the glassy lake. Dusk tints the sky pale amber as...

  30. January 24, 2012

    India slams Pakistani militant leader

    India has dismissed remarks by a prominent Pakistani militant leader criticising plans to boost trade between the...

  31. October 18, 2011

    Exchanging goods rather than blows

    Pakistan’s state and society face a double threat: that of a disintegration of order under the pressure of jihadist...

  32. October 18, 2011

    Pakistan takes giant step with trade move

    The move to grant Most Favoured Nation status to India by Pakistan marks a small step for the world trading system. But it...

  33. October 17, 2011

    Pakistan and India in historic trade push

    India and Pakistan are preparing for the biggest liberalisation in bilateral trade since partition more than six decades...

  34. September 2, 2011

    India’s modern mutinies

    It has often been said of the Indian government that in trying to do too much, it has done too little. Socialist planning in...

  35. beyondbrics

    August 30, 2011

    Polaris: snowmobiles to India

    Indian businessmen are usually heard complaining about the country’s poor infrastructure. But for some industrialists, it’s...

  36. August 21, 2011

    Corruption campaigner warns of ‘revolution’

    Anna Hazare, the Indian anti-corruption campaigner, has stepped up his attack against Manmohan Singh’s government, calling...

  37. August 4, 2011

    Pakistan navy officers face court martial

    Three senior Pakistan navy officers are facing a court martial in connection with a spectacular militant attack in the port...

  38. July 20, 2011

    US-Pakistan ties hit by payments claim

    The US has accused two men of funnelling millions of dollars on behalf of Pakistan’s intelligence service in payments to US...

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