From April 11 to May 19, nearly 900 million voters can participate in India's national elections. An array of political parties, regional diversities and societal cleavages make it difficult to elect India's Lok Sabha, the lower house of Parliament — let alone assemble a majority to govern.
India claims a MiG-21 pilot shot down a Pakistan F-16 fighter aircraft before his own aircraft was downed – but Pakistan's leadership denied this.
For India, the successful ASAT test is but one step toward developing a comprehensive strategy to deal with modern threats.
The relationship between India and Pakistan is defined by distrust, mutual suspicion and enmity. Where do the two nuclear-armed countries go from here?
Nuclear conundrum: The potential for escalation is huge, and tensions will remain high as long as disputes between Pakistan and India go unresolved.
India and Pakistan: Scholars disagree about whether nuclear weapons stabilize or destabilize relations between adversaries.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke his silence on the most dangerous clash between India and Pakistan in decades, saying he had begun a new era where India "will no longer be helpless in the face of terror" and casting his critics as foes of the nation.
Pakistan handed over a captured Indian air force pilot to Indian officials – a "gesture of peace" by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan.
As hostilities escalate between India and Pakistan, the world is getting a taste of what a limited war between two nuclear-armed rivals might look like.