India is in the penultimate phase of its elections and, so far, one of the issues that’s been front and centre on the campaign trail is the rise of sectarian violence.
Fast bowlers Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Amir have been drafted in to Pakistan’s final 15-man squad for the World Cup along with middle-order batsman Asif Ali, the country’s cricket board (PCB) said on Monday.
Clashes between followers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and an opposition leader heightened tensions in the key Indian city of Kolkata on Wednesday ahead of the final round of the country’s hard-fought national election.
Police in Indian-administered Kashmir fired tear gas on Tuesday as thousands of students protested for a second day over the alleged rape of a three-year-old child.
Suspected militants shot dead a local leader of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party in disputed Kashmir ahead of the latest round of polling.