‘China will get involved if India foments trouble in Balochistan’, says Chinese official think tank chief

‘China will get involved if India foments trouble in Balochistan’, says Chinese official think tank chief

Gaurav Sharma/IANS Beijing, August 28: China will have "to get involved" if any Indian "plot" disrupts the $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in restive Balochistan, an influential Chinese think tank has warned India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's reference to Balochistan in his Independence Day speech is the "latest concern" for China and among its scholars, Hu Shisheng, the Director...

Baloch leaders to attend Indian Diaspora conference in Bengaluru as official invitees

Baloch leaders to attend Indian Diaspora conference in Bengaluru as official invitees

Ritu Sharma/Sunday Standard Nw Delhi, August 28: As tensions in Kashmir Valley refuse to die down, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is ratcheting up the Balochistan issue to rattle Pakistan at home and abroad. India’s neighbor, which has been encouraging meetings between separatists and successive High Commissioners in Delhi, will be further discomfited when residents of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) and...

Nawaz Sharif sends 22 envoys abroad to sensitize countries about unrest in Kashmir

Nawaz Sharif sends 22 envoys abroad to sensitize countries about unrest in Kashmir

Islamabad, August 27 (PTI/The New Indian Express) : Further needling India on the Kashmir issue, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday nominated 22 parliamentarians as “special envoys” to be sent to world capitals to highlight the issue. "We will remind the United Nations its long-held promise of giving self-determination to the Kashmiri people," Sharif said. Sharif’s move came in...

Pakistan ups the ante on Kashmir as India offers to talk

Pakistani Punjab Legislature passes resolution condemning Modi for his remarks on Balochistan

Lahore/Srinagar/New Delhi, August 23 (PTI): Pakistan's Punjab Provincial Assembly on Tuesday adopted a resolution condemning Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks on Balochistan and Gilgit-Baltistan and asked the federal government to take up the issue in international forums, including the UN. Tabled by Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah, the unanimously adopted resolution said the House strongly condemns Modi's statement as it...

Pakistan closes border with Afghanistan after Afghans threw stones and shouted pro-India slogans

Pakistan closes border with Afghanistan after Afghans threw stones and shouted pro-India slogans

Quetta, august 20 (Frontier Post): Authorities shut down the Pakistan-Afghanistan border at Chaman on Friday after a large number of Afghans flung stones at the Friendship Gate, smashing windowpanes of several government departments and disrespecting the Pakistani flag. Reports suggested that the Afghans were incensed by demonstrations in Balochistan sparked by Indian premier Narendra Modi’s speech on August 15, India’s Independence...

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