It won't be easy for India to push out China's forces if Beijing does not agree to withdraw them, says JNU professor Happymon Jacob.
Kargil has never asked for a Union territory, unlike Leh, says Bilal Ahmed, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s president in Drass.
Mohammed Shamim Ahmed, a sarpanch who is contesting the local body election, says the Modi government did not ask the people of Kargil what they wanted.
More than two months after Kashmir was bifurcated, the right-wing party is banking on the local body election this week to make more inroads into Kargil.
The window for these farmers, mostly Shia Muslims, to make any sales this year is closing fast.
The Shia-majority district of Kargil is a part of the Buddhist-populated Ladakh but culturally identifies with the Kashmir Valley.
Bipin Rawat was speaking a summit organised to mark 20 years of the Kargil conflict.
Diptanshu Choudhury, a former colonel who served in the Kargil War, joined the BJP in 2016, but quit to join Trinamool Congress the next year.
As condolences pour in for the politician, here is a look at his life in photos.