Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Saturday told two visiting BJP leaders that he deliberately refrained from wishing Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday because he did not want to disturb the Premier with Chinese President Xi Jinping visiting Gujarat.
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.
Responding to a question Prime minister Narendra Modi said that if anyone thinks Indian Muslims will dance to their tune, they are delusional. Indian Muslims will live for India, they will die for India - they will not want anything bad for India.
Taking potshots at the Narendra Modi government over its talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, the Congress on Friday said good relations are important but not at the cost of "security and dignity".
Pronouncing foreign leaders` names is a headache for newsreaders the world over but on Friday it proved the downfall of one Indian newscaster, who mistook the visiting Chinese president`s name for the Roman numeral XI, calling him "Eleven Jinping" on air.
China today said President Xi Jinping's maiden visit to India has given a "great boost" to bilateral ties and the two sides should control and manage border disputes in a manner that does not impede growth of their relationship.
As they aim to reset ties, India and China have resolved to pursue finding an early solution to the thorny boundary issue as a "strategic objective", noting that an early settlement of the dispute will advance their basic interests.
Even as Chinese troops began withdrawing from the Chumar area in Ladakh, the official media here accused India of "instigating" incidents on the borders to divert attention during important visits of Chinese leaders.
It has been a tradition with visiting Chinese leaders to meet the family of Dr Dwarkanath Kotnis and President Xi Jinping followed it by meeting the sister of the famed physician and recalling "the fine representative who gave his precious life in China".