February 15 – Bloomberg report by Iain Marlow states that tensions between India and Pakistan are escalating once again. India has blamed Pakistan for a Feb. 14 terrorist attack on security forces in Kashmir that killed dozens of paramilitary troops. The suicide attack was the worst incident of violence since India elected Narendra Modi in 2014 and took place in the run-up to a tightly contested general election due by May.
Updated 25 May 2019
Eastern Eye: Sports and politics to mix again in India-Pakistan World Cup clash
May 24: Eastern Eye states that the old adage that sports and politics do not mix will ring hollow again when former champions India and Pakistan clash in a geopolitically charged World Cup match months after being on the verge of war.
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