Gilgit Baltistan News
Anger, dissent growing in Gilgit Baltistan over continuous indifference of political leadership
The erratic power supply has caused unemployment and despair among the people, resulting in waves of thefts and violence. In addition to the power crisis, people have been facing difficulty in purchasing food materials.
Pakistan: Land reforms in Gilgit-Baltistan force residents into destitution
Government sources in Gilgit-Baltistan of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir have claimed that land disputes created by the new reforms of the Pakistan government will be dealt with once and for all. This has led to a lot of confusion and ambiguity
Gilgit-Baltistan: A region at crossroads amid neglect, CPEC expansion and a social uprising to unite with India
The new monster for the people of Gilgit and Baltistan is the CPEC initiated by China with active collaboration from Pakistan. There is also a greater clamour from the people of Pakistan Occupied Gilgit Baltistan for a reunion with India
As China expands its farm footprint abroad, nations push back against Beijing's intentions
China's actions often have a harmful impact on the countries that receive its support, sometimes leading them to near-poverty
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.
TTP terrorists set girls' school on fire in Gilgit Baltistan
The population of Samigal Pain is around 7,000 and it was the only girls' school for this population. About 68 girls were studying in this school
Rajnath Singh wants to take back Gilgit-Baltistan: What is this region illegally occupied by Pakistan?
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who is in Kashmir, said that the government’s northward journey will be complete after reaching Gilgit-Baltistan. The region in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir is part of the Indian territory and New Delhi has been demanding that the neighbouring nation vacate it
Militants block road linking Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit Baltistan; demand release of accomplices
Sources said the militants were demanding the release of their accomplices, including those involved in the gruesome murder of foreigners in the Nanga Parbat area and other terrorist incidents in Diamer
The curious case of Gilgit-Baltistan and how it was illegally occupied by Pakistan
It is time for India to publish a White Paper on the background of Gilgit-Baltistan’s accession to India and make it widely known, including in Beijing
European Union monitoring human rights violations in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan
UKPNP's Jamil Maqsood had earlier expressed his concerns regarding the human rights situation in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan
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
Four Pakistan Army personnel killed after military chopper crashes in Gilgit-Balistan during rescue operation
The helicopter crashed in Minimarg area of Astore district on Saturday evening while transporting the body of a soldier to a military hospital. The pilot, co-pilot and two soldiers were killed in the accident
From CPEC to change in legal status, here's why India is worried about Pakistan giving Gilgit-Baltistan 'provisional provincial status'
India's consistent position has been that Gilgit-Baltistan is a part of Indian territory, and a statement by the MEA on Sunday reflected this
'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
Imran Khan inaugurates construction of Chinese-backed Diamer-Bhasha dam in PoK despite India's objections
Chinese state-run firm China Power holds 70 percent share in the consortium that will build the dam, which is expected to be completed by 2028.
In Pakistan, fear of COVID-19 infection escalates as government plans to save summer tourism
Even in big cities in Pakistan, many of the SOPs in place for public gatherings, shops and mosques have been blatantly violated. Mask wearing and face coverings are far from the norm and commercial centres are crammed with people standing close to one another.
As tensions rise in Kashmir again, why the continued conflict between India, Pak and China is unlikely to resolve any issues
The fighting has escalated again in Kashmir. Last Saturday night, two officers and two jawans of the Indian Army and a police sub-inspector were killed in militant violence in Handwara in Kashmir. A day later, three men of the Central Reserve Police Force died in another attack in the same area.
India lodges 'strong protest' with Islamabad over Pakistan SC's ruling allowing polls in Gilgit-Baltistan
The Ministry of External Affairs said a demarche was issued to a senior Pakistani diplomat clearly conveying that the entire union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, including the areas of Gilgit and Baltistan, are an integral part of India.
Coronavirus outbreak: Another patient identified in Karachi, taking total number of positive cases in Pakistan to seven
Earlier, all the six COVID-19 cases in Pakistan, three in Karachi and as many in Gilgit-Baltistan, had a history of travel to Iran