Arunachal Pradesh government on Friday said that justice will be done to the state in the border dispute case with Assam if at least 50 per cent of the 3,000 sq km allegedly occupied land is returned to it.
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to personally intervene in restoring peace at violence affected Uriamghat near Assam-Nagaland border which led to the death of 11 persons.
A UN tribunal has awarded Bangladesh nearly four-fifths of an area sprawling over 25,000 sq km (9,700 sq miles) in the Bay of Bengal, ending a dispute over a sea border with India that has ruffled ties between the neighbours for more than three decades.
As Narendra Modi is set to form the next government in India, Chinese official media on Tuesday opined he will not be "India`s Abe" to target China but could become "India`s Nixon" by resolving thorny issues like the border dispute.
Ahead of the 17th round of Sino- India talks on the contentious boundary issue, China on Friday said it is ready to achieve an early and mutually acceptable deal to make border areas a "bridge and bond" between them.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday arrived here on the first leg of a two-nation visit, during which he will hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin to strengthen bilateral strategic partnership.
Boosting Army`s war fighting capabilities along the Line of Actual Control, Government today given a go ahead to the creation of a corps including deployment of 50,000 additional troops along the China border.
The 16th round of India-China border talks will be held here on June 28 followed by the visit of Antony a week later as the two countries are set to resume top level contacts to build on the recent visit of the Chinese Premier.
Ahead of talks between India and China on the boundary question, CPI (M) chief Prakash Karat Thursday said the new Chinese leadership is interested in speeding up efforts to resolve the differences on the issue.
Omar Abdullah on Monday asked China to sit with India and clearly demarcate the boundary in Ladakh region at the earliest to ensure that any incident like the recent incursion does no recur and peace prevails along the boundary.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has said his current India visit is to show the world that Sino-India political mutual trust is being strengthened and there are more common interests in bilateral ties than differences.
As Premier Li Keqiang left here for India, China on Sunday said that if the two Asian giants "tango" together, the BRICS grouping would get a boost and efforts to safeguard the rights of developing countries strengthened.
Chinese media on Saturday said it is difficult for the two nations to restore mutual trust without resolving border dispute though mistrust could gradually be reduced with good faith in each other`s strategic intentions.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visit to India, starting on Sunday, to break new ground amid recent border stand-off, could also focus on the need for settlement of border dispute besides boosting trade, Chinese analysts said.
A day after Chinese government pushed for settlement of the vexed boundary issue at "an early date", India on Tuesday responded by saying that it should be pursued as a "strategic objective" by the two countries.