Its picture-perfect orchards and meadows, lakes and ski slopes have sparked comparisons with Switzerland. But Jammu and Kashmir is also a geopolitical battleground over which India and Pakistan have fought three wars, leaving behind a scarred population that just wants peace. The state also includes Ladakh, a high-altitude desert.

The Blow to Kashmir's Frail Justice System

Unlike the rest of the world, Kashmir's harsh internet restrictions mean courts haven't meaningfully shifted online, leaving a ballooning number of prisoners awaiting trial.

Four Sons, One War: All Dead

Four cousins, all brilliant, and all in a short space of time mustered out of university and killed.

Is Kashmir’s Militancy Dead?

A year after ending Kashmir’s semiautonomous status, India appears to be winning the battle against militancy.

Kashmir’s Latest Casualty: Tourism

The Modi government insists Kashmir is back to normal.


The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

India Targets Voices of Truth in Kashmir

Against the toughest odds, Kashmiri journalists have brought the pain and hope of the troubled region to the world.

Kashmir’s Social Media Ban Is Killing Female Businesses

The longest internet blackout in any democracy is ruining a rare economic opportunity for Kashmiri businesswomen.

Kashmir Faces a Growing Mental Health Emergency

The region is no stranger to bombs or internet shutdowns.

Want Internet in Kashmir? Agree to Give Up Privacy

If they want internet access, Kashmiri businesses will have to let security forces check every website they access.

Why India and Kashmir Are Headed Back to the 1990s

Abrogating Jammu and Kashmir’s special status is a mistake that Delhi will regret.

Trump's Test as India and Pakistan Clash Over Kashmir Again

Tensions are high on the nuclear-armed subcontinent, where international intervention has worked in the past.


The Food That Built America

The Food that Built America tells the unbelievable true stories behind the industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized food, and transformed American life and culture forever in the process.

Now India Clamps Down on Kashmir’s Mosques

New Delhi is stepping up arrests of Kashmiri clerics and monitoring mosques, sparking concerns of a religious crackdown, not just a political one.

Inside the Exodus of Indian Migrants From Kashmir

Modi’s government says the abrogation of Kashmir’s special status will better integrate it with India, but Indians are leaving in droves.

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