Supporters of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) light firecrackers and celebrate the government revoking Kashmir's special status. Photo: APSupporters of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) light firecrackers and celebrate the government revoking Kashmir's special status. Photo: AP
Supporters of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) light firecrackers and celebrate the government revoking Kashmir's special status. Photo: AP
SCMP Editorial
Opinion

Opinion

Editorial by SCMP Editorial

India is playing with fire in Kashmir

  • New Delhi’s move to end the state’s semi-autonomous status has not only drawn the ire of Pakistan but also of China, which shares a common but disputed border
  • Beijing and others able to exert influence need to take every step to ease tensions

Supporters of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) light firecrackers and celebrate the government revoking Kashmir's special status. Photo: APSupporters of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) light firecrackers and celebrate the government revoking Kashmir's special status. Photo: AP
Supporters of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) light firecrackers and celebrate the government revoking Kashmir's special status. Photo: AP
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