Gilgit Baltistan

Protests erupt against Pakistan's attempt to alter status of Gilgit Baltistan, crackdown on activists

People from Gilgit Baltistan held demonstrations across the region and in major towns of Pakistan against Islamabad`s clampdown on people`s civil and political rights. Demanding the immediate release of the rights activists who have been sentenced on trumped-up charges, the protesters have launched a massive resistance drive.

Oct 13, 2020, 12:10 PM IST

India says Pakistan has no legal basis to convert Gilgit-Baltistan region as fifth province

India on Thursday said that Pakistan has no legal basis to convert Pakistan-occupied Kashmir's Gilgit-Baltistan region as its fifth province and the action will be "void ab initio".

Sep 24, 2020, 20:16 PM IST

Pakistan to soon make occupied Gilgit-Baltistan its 5th province

The Imran Khan government is soon going to illegally integrate the occupied Gilgit-Baltistan region by making it Pakistan's fifth province.

Sep 18, 2020, 15:59 PM IST

Pakistan conspiring demographic change in PoJK and Gilgit-Baltistan by settling its army men and Chinese: Report

The targeted genocides of minorities, and settling down of Punjabi elites and Army men in PoJK and Gilgit Baltistan highlights the Pakistani attempts of demographic change.

Aug 28, 2020, 00:24 AM IST

Amid calls to boycott Chinese products, demand to ban Chinese telecom companies working against India’s interest in PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan

China’s Huawei, a global leader in providing equipment for fifth-generation (5G) mobile technology is trying to enter the Indian market but, at the same time, there is a growing demand for a ban on Chinese firms like Huawei and ZTE. 

Jul 08, 2020, 12:09 PM IST

Pakistan's move to hold elections in Gilgit-Baltistan illegal: Human rights activist

A seven-member bench of Pakistan Supreme Court recently allowed the Imran Khan government in Pakistan to amend the government of Gilgit Baltistan order 2018 to conduct the general election this year.

May 11, 2020, 21:51 PM IST

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Sep 11, 2019, 20:28 PM IST

Before crying foul over J&K, Pakistan must not forget British parliament's stand on Gilgit Baltistan

It may be recalled that the British Parliament had passed a motion in 2017 condemning Pakistan's announcement declaring Gilgit-Baltistan as its fifth frontier.

Sep 02, 2019, 09:41 AM IST

UN human rights report on Jammu and Kashmir is mischievous, India must react strongly

It is not enough for India to merely protest the report. It must take stronger action against UN personnel who peddle the ISI narrative.

Jul 18, 2018, 14:23 PM IST

Widespread protests in PoK, Gilgit Baltistan against ill-treatment of locals by Pakistan

Widespread protests have erupted across Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit Baltistan against Pakistan's ill-treatment of the region and its people.

Dec 23, 2017, 10:31 AM IST

'We will take Pakistan head on' - Gilgit Baltistan leaders warn Islamabad

Massive anti-Pakistan protests are being held across Gilgit Baltistan against illegal taxation by the Pakistani regime on Saturday

Nov 18, 2017, 09:54 AM IST

Massive anti-Pakistan protests held across PoK, Gilgit Baltistan to mark 'Black Day' - Watch

Pakistan-occupied Kashmir has a 'Prime Minister' and a 'President', but is ruled from Islamabad. 

Oct 22, 2017, 17:31 PM IST

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a source of regional tensions, warns US War College expert

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor or the CPEC is going to further escalate regional tensions according to an expert who has served with the Strategic Studies Institute of the U.S. Army's War College in Washington, DC.

Oct 15, 2017, 11:33 AM IST

Protest erupts in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir; JKNAP, NSF demand release of political prisoners

The PoK locals carried out protests in support of political prisoners in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Aug 27, 2017, 11:14 AM IST

'If Pakistan continues ethnic cleansing, it will remain a hump called Punjab: Defence expert

Defence Expert Major General (Retired) P.K. Sehgal on Saturday said that if the Pakistan Army do not mend its way from ethnic cleansing then the country would be reduced to just a hump called Punjab as many regions are confronting and protesting against Islamabad.

Jan 14, 2017, 17:32 PM IST

Exploitative nature of CPEC raised at 33rd UNHRC session

Friends of Gilgit Baltistan, an international organization set up by a few Members of the European Parliament, held a seminar last week on the sidelines of the 33rd UNHRC session in Geneva, on the exploitative nature of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in Gilgit Baltistan and Pakistan Administered Kashmir.

Sep 22, 2016, 12:29 PM IST

CPEC has detrimental effects on Gilgit Baltistan environment: JKIPA

A conference held under the aegis of Jammu Kashmir International People`s Alliance (JKIPA) passed resolutions demanding declaration of Jammu and Kashmir as indispensable political entity, while also pointing out that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has detrimental effects on Gilgit Baltistan environment.

Sep 08, 2016, 12:51 PM IST

Modi effect! Balochistan locals oppose Pakistan, China's intervention, shout 'long live Nawab Bugti'

PM Modi in his Independence Day speech had openly come out in support of "freedom" for Balochistan and "Pakistan-occupied Kashmir"

Aug 30, 2016, 18:32 PM IST

WATCH: This is how Pakistani media reacted to PM Narendra Modi's speech backing Balochistan 'freedom'

In a first for any Prime Minister in an August 15 address, Narendra Modi referred to human rights abuses in Balochistan and the part of Kashmir Pakistan controls.

Aug 17, 2016, 11:22 AM IST

Going to Pakistan is like going to hell: Manohar Parrikar

India-Pakistan ties have become frosty after large-scale violence broke out in Jammu and Kashmir following the killing of militant Burhan Wani on July 8.

Aug 16, 2016, 11:51 AM IST