Baloch Identity And Battles: Book Explains Balochistan’s Centrality In A Period Of Chinese Ascendance: R Jagannathan

This is a great book about a great people caught in the vortex of great power rivalries in a strategic piece of real estate that links south Asia to West Asia.   Jain has done us a great service by bringing the plight and fight of the Baloch to our notice. … Read More

Balochs Struggle under Oppressive Pakistan: Rohit Srivastava

In six chapters, Sandhya Jain has succeeded in meticulously covering economic exploitation, peoples’ struggle, human rights violations and geo-strategic value of Balochistan. The author gives readers a complete understanding of the Baloch nation and its misery * The Indian subcontinent is a unique geography which hosts the world’s oldest continuous … Read More

Balochistan: In the Crosshairs of History (Book Review): Adit Bhaduri (IANS)

The year began on a subdued note with the assassination of journalist and activist Karima Baloch, one of Balochistan’s few, fiery and brilliant women freedom fighters. Her dead body was found in a lake in Toronto, Canada. The death is strongly alleged to be that of the Pakistani deep state. … Read More

Book Review: Balochistan in the Crosshairs of History: Côme Carpentier de Gourdon

In a compact 322 page volume Sandhya Jain has encapsulated a vast amount of information on Balochistan. Organized into six large chapters the book covers every major aspect of the land’s ancient and modern history, political and cultural circumstances, natural resources, geographical features and economic situation. The bibliography is comprehensive … Read More

BALOCHISTAN: A TROUBLED LAND: Maj Gen Dhruv C. Katoch

Balochistan has for long been in the crosshairs of history. In the 17th century, the British, largely for geographical, administrative and security reasons, divided the Baloch land  between the British Empire of India and the Persian Empire to the West, with a small number in the deserts of Afghanistan to … Read More