Indian army soldiers are seen in Indian-controlled Kashmir in July. Photo: AP
Ajai Shukla
Opinion

Opinion

Asian Angle by Ajai Shukla

India’s dispute with Pakistan over Jammu & Kashmir has a loser – New Delhi’s cherished secularism

  • Hindu nationalists have long railed against the ‘special privileges’ accorded to India’s only Muslim-majority state
  • But while India holds that religion cannot be an organising principle, its actions in its northernmost province belie that, writes Ajai Shukla
Indian army soldiers are seen in Indian-controlled Kashmir in July. Photo: AP
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