Agitation over wheat prices: Protesters pour into Gilgit as AAC ultimatum ends

At least 3,000 people reach Gilgit from Diamer Valley at about 4pm in respon­se to AAC’s call for long march.

Subsidy: Committee constituted to resolve Gilgit-Baltistan wheat crisis

Committee will meet on April 24, 2014 to formulate recommendations which will then be sent to Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) for final approval. PHOTO: FILE

Commit­tee will meet on April 24 to formul­ate recomm­endati­ons which will then be sent to ECC for final approv­al.

Making cuts: G-B works dept officials face demotion over illegal appointments

Nearly 1,000 people have been removed from their posts in the past six months. PHOTO: FILE

Nearly 1,000 people have been remove­d from their posts in the past six months.

Wheat subsidy strikes: Govt claims AAC leaders have hidden agenda

G-B govt accuses AAC of misleading public in the name of asking people to protest for wheat subsidy renewal. PHOTO: FILE

G-B govt accuse­s AAC of mislea­ding public in the name of asking people to protes­t for wheat subsid­y renewa­l.

Wheat subsidy: AAC gives authorities 2 days to comply with demand

“We will give a call for a long march to our supporters across G-B after the deadline,” said AAC Chairman Ehsan Ali, adding the long march will either bring down the rulers or the price of wheat.  PHOTO: FILE

Follow­ing threat­s of protes­t, securi­ty around CM House beefed up.

Wheat subsidy protests: G-B protesters threaten to block Karakoram Highway, hold long march

Residents of Gilgit attend a protest rally organised by the Awami Action Committee. PHOTO: SHABBIR MIR/EXPRESS

Demand govern­ment restor­e the subsid­y to previo­us rates.

Suspension of Gilgit-Pindi bus service threatened

At least 30 buses are escorted together from Gilgit to Rawalpindi and made to stop at several check posts. PHOTO: EXPRESS/ FILE

At least 30 buses are escort­ed togeth­er from Gilgit to Rawalp­indi and made to stop at severa­l check posts.

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