India has ordered an additional 1,900 paramilitary forces to quell the Kashmir protests in a bid to boost security before addressing political problems.
With the arrest last week of India's Assam rebels chief Arabinda Rajkhowa, only one senior member now remains at large, raising the prospects for peace talks in India's restive northeastern state.
India has sent 20,000 more troops to eastern states where a Maoist Naxalite insurgency is gaining strength. Some analysts question whether India has the breadth and strength for an escalated campaign.
A court ruled Thursday on the case of a 2003 double bombing, but the case may continue with appeals. Experts say Indian justice moves so slowly it hampers counterterrorism.
The government warned of more attacks Monday after Naxalites called a two-day strike to protest an offensive in Lalgarh, West Bengal.
Between 60,000 and 100,000 children in this state of 5.5 million people are thought to be orphans – including fatherless children with mothers too poor to care for them.
Pakistan has overtaken Iraq and Afghanistan in suicide-bomb deaths this year, its intelligence agency reports. Thursday's attack in Islamabad struck the police's antiterrorism squad.
Police have arrested the head of Indian Mujahideen, which claims responsibility for recent bombings.
Islamic militants claim to be targeting Indian cities to stoke communal tensions.
Seven synchronized bombs exploded in the city of Jaipur Tuesday evening.