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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

WATCH: Protests erupt in Gilgit-Baltistan against Pakistan Army; `anti-Pak slogans` also raised

Gilgit-Baltistan is part of the erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir, divided between India and Pakistan after the 1948 war. 

Aug 13, 2016, 09:11 AM IST

Resentment grows among locals over China's presence in PoK and Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan

Anger is rising in Gilgit-Baltistan and Pakistan-occupied Kashmiri (PoK) over both Pakistan and China exploiting their resources in a reckless manner for selfish economic gain.

Aug 01, 2016, 14:46 PM IST

Chinese presence growing in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir? WATCH this video

Here is the video showing locals protesting as resentment mounted against growing Chinese presence in Gilgit-Baltistan and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).

Aug 01, 2016, 11:31 AM IST

Women banned from taking part in polls in Pakistan region

 In a bizarre diktat out of sync with modern-day ethos, the Jirga (religious assembly) in Gilgit Baltistan -- an eight-hour drive from the Pakistan capital -- has banned women from taking part in the coming assembly elections slated for June 8.

May 01, 2015, 20:44 PM IST

Xi Jinping lauds Pakistan for backing China's anti-terror crackdown

Chinese President Xi Jinping today lauded Pakistan for its anti-terror campaign, especially for its support in the crackdown on separatists in the restive Muslim-dominated Xinjiang province, at a time when India is pressing Islamabad to contain cross-border terrorism.

Apr 21, 2015, 17:14 PM IST

Exiled leaders from PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan blame Pak for human rights violations

The leaders from Pakistan occupied Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan raised human rights issues at a side event in the United Nations during the 28th session of Human Rights Council in Geneva.

Mar 15, 2015, 17:41 PM IST

Rajnath rakes up rights violation issue in Gilgit Baltistan

On a five-day visit to the US, Rajnath Singh has raked up the issue of human rights violations and oppression of the people of Gilgit Baltistan.

Jul 24, 2013, 14:38 PM IST

‘China occupying parts of Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan’

A Kashmiri leader has revealed that China is in occupation of parts of Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and Aksai Chin.

Mar 28, 2013, 13:09 PM IST