Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicBalochistan Liberation Army

Topic: Balochistan Liberation Army

Karachi suicide attack gives new wing to Baloch insurgency. Pakistan can’t ignore it anymore

Karachi suicide bomber Shari Baloch’s death may be an act of terrorism but it rips through the silence that the Pakistani State had enforced about Balochistan.

Baloch blast an attack on China’s soft power. Pakistan must satisfy Beijing, CPEC at stake

Conventional security for CPEC projects is essential, but state institutions cannot ignore the strategic and political context.

Women suicide bombers evoke a ‘special’ fear. But it’s about patriarchy, not bombs

Exactly like men, women suicide bombers kill and die for causes, good or evil. They too are motivated by political grievances, revenge, and rage.

Karachi blast underlines need to take ‘undifferentiated position against terrorism’, says India

Four people including three Chinese nationals were killed, Tuesday near Confucius Institute -- a Chinese language teaching centre in Karachi University.

Karachi University bombing latest attack by ‘restructured’, more aggressive Baloch insurgency

Three Chinese nationals were among 4 civilians killed Tuesday in a suicide bombing at Pakistan’s Karachi University.

A national consensus is needed on fuel taxes, not public finger-pointing

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Baloch grievances need political action. History shows insurgency can’t be killed with force

Like a bad dream, the ghosts of Aslam Baloch's slain insurgents resurfaced this week and stormed Pakistani military outposts in Panjgur and Noshki.

Help from Pakistan Taliban? What lies behind ‘unprecedented’ attacks by Baloch Liberation Army

Banned Baloch Liberation Army has struck twice at Pakistan’s forces in Balochistan within a week — at Panjgur and Noshki Wednesday and at a check post in Kech on 25 January.

Baloch Liberation Army, the insurgent group behind Karachi Stock Exchange attack

Baloch Liberation Army (BLA), which claimed responsibility for the attack, is the largest and the oldest-surviving insurgent group in the region.

Who are Baloch Liberation Army? Insurgents who killed 30 in Pakistan in last one week

The province of Balochistan in Pakistan has been witness to a violent, separatist movement for the past seven decades.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

LCH Prachand at Jodhpur Air Base | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh, ThePrint

IAF gets indigenous Light Combat Helicopter ‘Prachand’ after 23-yr journey that began after Kargil

Manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, it is the first attack helicopter that can operate in Siachen. Of the 15 sanctioned, 10 will go to Indian Air Force, 5 to Indian Army.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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