Indian Catholic News

Overwhelming voter turnout in Jammu, dismal in Kashmir Valley

India: Jammu and kashmir is holding municipal polls after 13 years.

 

Militants threaten Kashmir polls with acid attacks

India: Not even the names of candidates are being announced in advance amid fears of islamist violence.

 

Gay rights mean little in Indian state

India: Gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people in jammu and kashmir unlikely to benefit from historic supreme court..

 

Eight militants killed, 12 security men injured in J&K

India: The pakistanis were killed in a 33-hour encounter in kakriyal village near the mata vaishno devi university.

 

India becomes the sick man of Asia

India: Millions are dying for want of basic medical facilities in neglected state hospitals.

 

Opposition mounts over more Sharia courts in India

India: But supporters say they are faster, fairer and more cost effective for dealing with muslim family matters.

 

Kashmiri Muslims accuse Hindus of demographic coup bid

India: Separatists vow to fight legal move to allow non-residents to own land in india's jammu-kashmir state.