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Balochistan: engagement or suppression?

The rough treatment meted out to peaceful families of Baloch missing persons by the Islamabad police has placed this and all the related issues regarding Balochistan centre-stage (once again), not…

Representing Balochistan

With 16 MNAs (plus four reserved seats), Balochistan’s representation in Pakistan’s parliament is lower than that of Karachi and Lahore, constituting only 5.9 per cent of the total directly elected…

Battle for Balochistan

Political developments in Balochistan have caught the attention of the national media. While the province is hardly mentioned in debates in the media, it takes centre stage before almost every…

Balochistan falls behind

Balochistan is the smallest province of Pakistan, with a share of 6.2% in the national population, according to the 2023 Population Census. However, it is geographically the largest province with…

Politics in Balochistan

A tug of war over bagging the future coalition government in Balochistan has already started between the PPP and PML-N, leading to some confusion among electables over which one of…

Balochistan in distress

Thousands of people in Balochistan have lost their loved ones, homes and belongings to floods caused by heavy rains in the province. Social media is rife with heart-wrenching visuals where…

Balochistan: the foreign hand?

WITH the present uptick of attacks on security forces, we are back to a familiar routine. Between when a terrorist incident occurs and blame is assigned, the separation is no…