Both India and Pakistan are vying for China's support in the dispute over Kashmir. Experts say that although China is critical of India's move to control the region, it's unlikely to affect economic ties with India.
In a dramatic move that has significant political, legal and security implications for India and South Asia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist government on Monday revoked the special status the state of Jammu and Kashmir had enjoyed for decades under Article 370 of the Indian constitution.
The government should create new capitals in both UTs. Construction and tourism will be the big sectors for now
India's ruling party has delivered on its promise to revoke the special autonomous status for Jammu and Kashmir. It is a risky move, but there is a clear rationale behind it, says DW's Rodion Ebbighausen.
In the Orient, offspring don't rebuke parents, even if the latter are at fault - especially in the post-Soviet space where Marxian formalism continues to prevail as political culture. The sort of stern public rebuke bordering on short shrift that Ashgabat administered to Moscow is extraordinary.