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Jan 26, 2019
Baloch movement stilled by lack of leadership, strategyThe 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.
Jan 21, 2019
Fundamental rights in Gilgit-Baltistan lower priority compared to resolution of Kashmir dispute, suggests Pakistan SC judgmentFor 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.
Feb 05, 2018
Pakistan claims India may attack CPEC installations, puts Gilgit-Baltistan's Home Department on high alertIndia plans to attack installations along the CPEC to sabotage the multi-billion dollar mega project, Pakistan's Interior Ministry has claimed.
Dec 07, 2017
China reasserts control over CPEC, disciplines Pakistan by halting funding for three infrastructure projectsThe 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.
Nov 17, 2017
No Taxation Without Rights: Riches of Gilgit-Baltistan 'non-province' being exploited at the discretion of PakistanWhen 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.
Aug 01, 2017
Students erupt in violent protests after security forces gun down LeT commander Abu Dujana in KashmirStudents 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
May 16, 2017
China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: The dragon's master plan is making India nervous, and with good reasonThe China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is an extension of China's One Belt One Road (OBOR) policy, the brainchild of Chinese president Xi Jingping.
Mar 16, 2017
Pakistan to declare Gilgit-Baltistan region as fifth province; move may raise concerns in IndiaPakistan 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.
Sep 24, 2016
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.
Sep 23, 2016
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.