Balochistan shrine Suicide attack toll reaches 20

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 09:42

Islamabad, Oct 6, The death toll in a suicide attack at a shrine in Pakistan's Balochistan province has increased to 20 with more than 30 others injured, authorities said on Friday.


Baloch women leader seeks India's help for independence

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 21:32

Mumbai, Nov 1 (IANS) World Baloch Women's Forum (WBWF) President Naela Quadri Baloch on Tuesday sought India's help for the cause of an independent Balochistan, but urged that the issue should not be mixed up with Kashmir.


Baloch activist in Delhi to form government-in-exile

Tue, 10/11/2016 - 18:10

New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Baloch writer Naela Qadri Baloch, a long-time campaigner for Balochistan's independence from Pakistan, arrived here on Tuesday with a view to set up a Baloch government-in-exile.


Modi interfering in our internal affairs: Pakistan

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 08:52

Islamabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent statement violates all UN and international charters against non-interference in internal affairs of other countries, according to a top Pakistani official


Bugti a terrorist, don't give him asylum: Musharraf

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 21:14

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Accusing India of "double standards" on terrorism, former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said that Baloch leader Brahamdagh Bugti "is a terrorist" and India should not give him asylum.


Media not covering Balochistan conflict adequately: Afghan President

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 22:56

New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday said that the conflict in north-western parts of Pakistan and Balochistan is equivalent to a "war" and unlike the violence in his country, the media is "not covering" this and use of force by Pakistan army.


India raises human rights issues of Balochistan in United Nations

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 22:36

Geneva/New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) India and Pakistan faced off strongly on Kashmir at the UN Human Rights Council, with Islamabad alleging "atrocities" on civilians even as New Delhi hit back, accusing the neighbour of using terrorism as a state policy and of "widespread human rights violations" there, especially Balochistan.


Pakistan killing our intellectuals and history: Baloch freedom activist

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 13:56

New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) An "identity crisis" looms before the Baloch people as Pakistan is killing their intellectuals and strategically suppressing their history, says a Baloch freedom activist, adding that they will "not let Pakistan take our cultural identity from us".


Balochistan adopts resolution against Modi

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 10:48

Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) Balochistan Assembly has adopted a unanimous resolution condemning Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his statement about the Pakistani province during his Independence Day speech on August 15.


India to raise Balochistan issue diplomatically: MEA

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 20:28

New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India on Friday said that it is concerned about the "gross human rights" situation in Balochistan region of Pakistan and the concern is set to find an expression in its diplomacy in the coming days.


Modi sought to name, shame Pakistan for Balochistan atrocities: BJP

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 23:34

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Hitting back at the Congress for its remarks on the government policy on Pakistan, the BJP said on Wednesday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had sought to "name and shame" the neighbouring country for "atrocities it is committing day and night in Balochistan".


Bleeding Balochistan: An aspiration to be free from Pakistan

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 17:40

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) A simple reference towards the end of his Independence Day speech by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thrown open Pakistan's festering Balochistan wound, rattling a neighbour India has for decades blamed for stoking trouble in Jammu and Kashmir.