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China stresses Communist party`s control over military

Anyone calling for China`s People`s Liberation Army to be loyal to the state rather than the Communist party has a "very black heart", military media said Monday, after President Xi Jinping stressed: "The party commands the gun".

China says no need `so far` for PLA deployment in Hong Kong
China says no need `so far` for PLA deployment in Hong Kong

China sees no need "so far" for its army to be deployed in Hong Kong to contain democracy protests, a Beijing official said Wednesday, without ruling out the prospect after violent overnight clashes.

China test fires 10,000-km range nuclear missile

China has test-fired an upgraded version of its 10,000-km range intercontinental ballistic missile which could reach most of the US and European cities, days ahead of its National Day on October 1 to demonstrate its nuclear capability.

'India won't accept any Chinese intrusion along border'
'India won't accept any Chinese intrusion along border'

India will not accept any kind of intrusion by China along the border and will defend its territory, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said on Monday.

Chinese Army delegation discuss border issues in Kolkata

Amidst stand off in border areas, a seven-member People's Liberation Army (PLA) delegation from China on Thursday met Indian Army officials here to clear differences.

'China respects India' policy needed to improve ties: Think tank

Amid a continuing border standoff, an influential state-run Chinese think tank here has said that the country should initiate a "China respects India" policy to improve bilateral relations.

PM to be briefed on Chinese incursion in Ladakh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to be briefed about the situation in Ladakh along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) where Chinese troops have intruded for the last more than 10 days.

Is absence of full time defence minister cause behind LAC standoff: Chavan

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Tuesday attacked the Narendra Modi government over growing tension on the Indo-China border, asking whether absence of a full time defence minister is the "cause" behind such incidents.

China says situation at LAC “peaceful”, seeks another flag meeting
China says situation at LAC “peaceful”, seeks another flag meeting

A Chinese spokesperson on Tuesday sought to play down the face-off at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) shared by India and China, saying the situation there was now peaceful.

Xi Jinping asks People's Liberation Army to be ready for 'regional war'
Xi Jinping asks People's Liberation Army to be ready for 'regional war'

Days after he returned from a visit to India, Chinese President Xi Jinping has directed the People's Liberation Army (PLA) to be combat ready to win a "regional war" while also demanding "absolute loyalty" from PLA's top brass.

There are 'differing perceptions' of LAC: Chinese military

 Amid the continuing standoff with Indian troops in the Ladakh region, the Chinese military today 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.

Amid border row with India, Xi Jinping orders Chinese Army to respect chain of command
Amid border row with India, Xi Jinping orders Chinese Army to respect chain of command

Chinese President Xi Jinping today demanded "absolute loyalty" from PLA's top brass, asking them to repose "firm faith" in the ruling Communist Party, guarantee a smooth chain of command and make sure all decisions are implemented.

Chumar standoff worsens, 50 more Chinese soldiers intrude into Ladakh
Chumar standoff worsens, 50 more Chinese soldiers intrude into Ladakh

The standoff in Chumar region in Ladakh worsened on Saturday after a second intrusion by Chinese army personnel in two days was reported at another point after they had withdrawn from the same area.

Army apprises PMO, Defence Ministry of situation in Ladakh

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.

100 more Chinese soldiers enter Chumar area

Chinese army on Wednesday reportedly made a fresh incursion in Chumar area and refused to return even as a flag-meeting between the two sides is believed to have made no headway in breaking the deadlock.

Chinese nomads pitch tents inside Indian side with PLA's help
Chinese nomads pitch tents inside Indian side with PLA's help

The stand-off in Demchok area of Ladakh continued for the 10th day on Tuesday with Chinese nomads now reported to have erected tents with the help of Chinese Army inside Indian territory to protest against an ongoing irrigation canal work.

Chinese soldiers intrude 500 meters into Ladakh, put up tents on Indian soil
Chinese soldiers intrude 500 meters into Ladakh, put up tents on Indian soil

Escalating the Indo-China border tensions, Chinese troops intruded 500 meters and put up tents into Indian territory, as per reports on Sunday.

Chinese Army to revamp evaluation system

People`s Liberation Army (PLA) is mulling to revamp its official evaluation system amid a widening anti-corruption campaign in the country.

PLA officers celebrate Republic Day with Indian Army

Signalling rare bonhomie among the two armies, officers of Chinese People`s Liberation Army (PLA) celebrated Republic Day with jawans of the Indian Army at the international border.

Stapled visas, boundary dispute kept Arunachal in news in 2013

Incursion by Chinese troops, stapled visas, refugees, permanent residence certificates and boundary dispute with Assam were some of the issues that grabbed headlines in Arunachal Pradesh in 2013.