Pakistan: Protests rock PoK as Gilgit Baltistan demands reunion with India
In a video that has gone viral on several social media platforms, a huge rally in Gilgit Baltistan can be seen demanding the reopening of the Kargil Road and reunion with their fellow Baltis in the Kargil district of the union territory of Ladakh in India
Former PoK CM slams Pakistan, demands greater rights for Gilgit Baltistan
Gilgit Baltistan has seen intense protests by local villagers in recent days after the Pakistan Army and various paramilitary forces tried to forcibly take over their land.
WATCH: Angry protests against Pakistan Army in Gilgit, Baltistan
In a video of the protests in Gilgit Baltistan, it can be seen that a large number of people are raising slogans against the Pakistan Army. The people of Gilgit and Baltistan are very angry with the Pakistan government for the past several years
TTP challenges Pakistan's sovereignty, declares own government
In a direct challenge to the sovereignty of the Pakistan government and the country's military establishment led by the Pakistan Army, the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) - also known as the Pakistan Taliban - has announced its own government in northern Pakistan and has declared various ministries
WATCH: Pakistan Army tries to grab land in PoK, faces massive protests
The locals of Gilgit Baltistan are protesting against the Pakistan Army and have declared that they will not allow the Frontier Corps or Pakistan Rangers - paramilitary forces under the operational command of the Pakistan Army - to occupy their land
Pakistan authorities finalise law to award provisional provincial status to Gilgit-Baltistan: Report
India, however, maintains that the Government of Pakistan or its judiciary has no locus standi on territories 'illegally and forcibly' occupied by it
'Polls can't hide illegal occupation of Gilgit-Baltistan': MEA objects to Pakistan holding election in Indian territory
The MEA said that the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, including areas of so-called Gilgit and Baltistan, are an integral part of India by virtue of its accession in 1947
In Skardu's mountainous region, women villagers' traditional way of life upended by climate change
In Skardu, women farmers are experiencing a similar situation, where climate change is forcing them to deviate from centuries old traditions to adopt new means to earn a living.
J&K bifurcation: Keeping Valley with Jammu will make things worse; end of decades-old revolt only possible if Kashmir gets autonomy
By linking Kashmir in an unnatural union with Jammu and bringing them under Delhi’s direct rule, India is only offering the troubled people of Kashmir a choice of jackboots
Fundamental rights in Gilgit-Baltistan lower priority compared to resolution of Kashmir dispute, suggests Pakistan SC judgment
For those unaware of the black hole that is Gilgit-Baltistan, it is not constitutionally part of Pakistan, and was hived away from the original state of Jammu and Kashmir in 1949.
Across: Watch a documentary chronicling aftermath of the 1971 War, and the families it tore apart
The people of Turtuk village went to sleep as Pakistani and woke up Indian, after the India-Pakistan War of 1971 ended. A new documentary, Across, by filmmaker Ansh Ranvir Vohra narrates their stories | #FirstCulture
Pakistan claims India may attack CPEC installations, puts Gilgit-Baltistan's Home Department on high alert
India plans to attack installations along the CPEC to sabotage the multi-billion dollar mega project, Pakistan's Interior Ministry has claimed.
China reasserts control over CPEC, disciplines Pakistan by halting funding for three infrastructure projects
The Chinese government has stopped funding three infrastructure projects in Pakistan under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) programme. These three projects were included in the CPEC agenda in December 2016 and the final procedural formalities were pending.
No Taxation Without Rights: Riches of Gilgit-Baltistan 'non-province' being exploited at the discretion of Pakistan
When the Kashmir issue reached the United Nations, Pakistan’s demand for a plebiscite was based on the fact that it held the larger area that included Gilgit and the rest of PoK, which would, therefore, ensure a comfortable win in any such exercise.
China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: The dragon's master plan is making India nervous, and with good reason
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is an extension of China's One Belt One Road (OBOR) policy, the brainchild of Chinese president Xi Jingping.
Pakistan to declare Gilgit-Baltistan region as fifth province; move may raise concerns in India
Pakistan is planning to declare the strategic Gilgit-Baltistan region as the fifth province, a move that may raise concerns in India as it borders the disputed Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.
Balochistan or PoK can be pressure points against Pakistan: Shyam Saran to Firstpost
Firstpost spoke to former foreign secretary Shyam Saran to understand the reason behind the implications of PM Narendra Modi's statement on Balochistan.
Kashmir quagmire: India should accept Pakistan's challenge of ending 'unfinished agenda'
India has nothing to lose but everything to gain in the bargain.
Modi's Independence Day speech: Not just Pakistan, PM sent message to China too
From gifting saris to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to dropping down for impromptu chitchat, Modi has invested a lot of personal capital in building a relationship which he may have thought would be based on friendship instead of animosity. This 'new awakening', in that sense, has also been necessitated by a sense of personal betrayal.
India asks China to halt all activities in PoK
India has asked China to stop all work in parts of Jammu and Kashmir occupied by Pakistan, the external affairs ministry said on Friday.