Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday China had illegally occupied Aksai Chin and that incursions by Chinese troops did not augur well in maintaining cordial relations with India's neighbour.
Amid the continuing standoff with Indian troops in the Ladakh region, the Chinese military on Monday for the first time commented on the recent border incidents, saying there are "differing perceptions" of the LAC but the two sides can resolve boundary issues through dialogue.
Despite an initial limited pull-back over some distance by Chinese troops at Chumar in eastern Ladakh to “tactical positions,” the stand-off between Indian Army and Chinese PLA troops that started on September 10 continued even after the departure of visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping, with Ch
The Army has apprised the PMO of the latest situation in Ladakh where Chinese troops have entered Indian territory in Chumar and have been engaged in a face-off situation with own troops for the last one week.
Samajwadi Party Thursday cautioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi against China's "policy" of pushing troops and holding talks at the same time and said it was time New Delhi used force to push back Chinese troops which have entered Indian territory.
Chinese President Xi Jinping, who kicked off his India visit Wednesday from Gujarat, visited the Sabarmati ashram of Mahatma Gandhi here where Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted him a copy of the Gita written in Chinese language.
Just a day after reports emerged that Chinese troops had intruded 500 metres into the Indian territory in Demchok area of Ladakh and put up tents there, another face-off has been reported between the soldiers of the two countries.
In view of repeated incursion bids by the Chinese troops, the Army has intensified patrolling along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), days after a new road link to Pangong developed by the hostile neighbour was spotted by the border patrolling team.
Against the backdrop of incursions by Chinese troops, India on Wednesday said its armed forces were taking "more than adequate" action on such incidents and have not allowed China to encroach any part of its territory.