‘If Kashmir joins Pakistan’ : India’s curiosity on Google over Kashmir

Go on Google and type ‘Kashmir’ and you could spend the entire night looking at what Indians search on Google about Kashmir. Google has been offering “Google Suggest” or “Autocomplete” on the Google website since 2008 (and as an experimental feature back since 2004).

So suggestions — or “predictions” as Google calls them are real searches, done by real people. We explored words and possible searches, using multiple tenses, to get the mood of the Indian nation on Kashmir and here are the results:




And these are the most related searches according to Google Trends:

And here are the top 10 hashtags on Kashmir according to Twitter:


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