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Pakistan authorities finalise law to award provisional provincial status to Gilgit-Baltistan: Report
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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
India

'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

Article 370 revoked: Kashmir unlikely to give up autonomy without fight; Modi govt faces long battle ahead
India

Article 370 revoked: Kashmir unlikely to give up autonomy without fight; Modi govt faces long battle ahead

Article 370 revoked: The Government of India may have taken away Kashmir’s autonomy, and changed laws related to purchasing of land and government jobs, but the battle has just begun

J&K bifurcation: Keeping Valley with Jammu will make things worse; end of decades-old revolt only possible if Kashmir gets autonomy
India

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

Indian Army hands over seven-year-old boy's body recovered from stream along LoC to Pakistan Army
India

Indian Army hands over seven-year-old boy's body recovered from stream along LoC to Pakistan Army

The Indian Army Tuesday said the body was recovered from the Burzil Nala close to the LoC near Acchura village in Gurez and was handed over to the Pakistan Army

Baloch movement stilled by lack of leadership, strategy
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Baloch movement stilled by lack of leadership, strategy

The ongoing wave of insurgency was born at the beginning of the past decade and spiralled after the death of Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti, a prominent tribal politician-turned-insurgent who was killed by President Pervez Musharraf’s troops in 2006.

Fundamental rights in Gilgit-Baltistan lower priority compared to resolution of Kashmir dispute, suggests Pakistan SC judgment
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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.

Pakistan claims India may attack CPEC installations, puts Gilgit-Baltistan's Home Department on high alert
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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
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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
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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.

Students erupt in violent protests after security forces gun down LeT commander Abu Dujana in Kashmir
India

Students erupt in violent protests after security forces gun down LeT commander Abu Dujana in Kashmir

Students across Kashmir took to the streets on Tuesday in protest against the killing of Lashkar-e-Taiba commander and Pakistani national Abu Dujana, and a teenage militant named Arif Dar

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: The dragon's master plan is making India nervous, and with good reason
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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
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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.

BJP Kozhikode meet: Modi dares Pakistan but on social evils, was PM's hard talk too soft?
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BJP Kozhikode meet: Modi dares Pakistan but on social evils, was PM's hard talk too soft?

It is important to note that before leaving for Kozhikode in the afternoon, Modi had held a meeting of three armed forces chiefs at his New Delhi residence to review the situation and formulate the strategy.

India may recognise Baloch leader Bugti as government in exile: How practical is the decision?
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India may recognise Baloch leader Bugti as government in exile: How practical is the decision?

Modi’s reference to Balochistan and its people during his Independence Day speech opened earlier uncharted gates for the exiled Baloch leaders, who applied for asylum in India barely a month after.

Protests outside Chinese embassy in London over Balochistan: How China is involved in the row
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Protests outside Chinese embassy in London over Balochistan: How China is involved in the row

Balochistan and Sindhi leaders held a protest outside the Chinese embassy in London against the China-Pakistan Economic corridor (CPEC) in Balochistan.

Balochistan or PoK can be pressure points against Pakistan: Shyam Saran to Firstpost
India

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.

Balochistan, Gilgit, PoK: Modi's tough stand against Pakistan leaves little choice for Opposition
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Balochistan, Gilgit, PoK: Modi's tough stand against Pakistan leaves little choice for Opposition

Pakistan Foreign Ministry's assertion that by talking about Balochistan, PM Modi had crossed the "red line", has only strengthened his and his party BJP's domestic constituency.

Balochi CM says no one in Pakistan had supported PM Modi's speech on Balochistan
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Balochi CM says no one in Pakistan had supported PM Modi's speech on Balochistan

Balochistan Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri on Thursday said no one in the Pakistani province had supported Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement that the Baloch people had thanked him for his support

PM Modi not first to talk about Balochistan, UPA did it too, says Congress
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PM Modi not first to talk about Balochistan, UPA did it too, says Congress

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was not the first to raise concern over the situation in Balochistan, Congress said on Tuesday, insisting that the party-led UPA government had consistently spoken about the "spiralling violence" and "heavy Pakistani military action".