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EAM S Jaishankar speaks to Chinese FM Wang Yi: Here's what they said

A five-point agreement was reached between Jaishankar and Wang at a meeting in Moscow on September 10, 2020, on the sidelines of a Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) conclave. The pact included measures like quick disengagement of troops, avoiding action that could escalate tensions, adherence to all agreements and protocols on border management and steps to restore peace along the Line of Actual Control.

Feb 25, 2021, 20:48 PM IST

India-China LAC disengagement: 150 tanks and 5,000 Chinese PLA soldiers went back from Pangong Lake in eastern Ladakh

India-China LAC disengagement: The scale of disengagement can only be seen when the first visuals of the disengagement were released by the Indian Army on Tuesday. The visuals showed infantry disengagement, Chinese PLA tents being dismantled, and carrying load-backs while moving to the rear areas. After Chinese troops and tanks, now Chinese infantry is retreating from both sides of Pangong Lake. 

Feb 16, 2021, 22:42 PM IST

India-China LAC disengagement: Chinese Army dismantles bunker, retreats from both sides of Pangong Lake in eastern Ladakh

India-China Pangong lake disengagement: Chinese army tanks have retreated to the Sengdong base 50 km away and India has been monitoring the entire process of retreat. By February 20, the withdrawal of forces will be completed, and within 48 hours, a discussion will begin at the Corps Commander level to find a solution to other disputed sites, including the Depsang Plains.

Feb 16, 2021, 17:05 PM IST

Disengagement at Pangong Lake in eastern Ladakh to be over by end of this week, talks between India and China next week

Right now, on the ground, between Finger 4 and Finger 8, things are in various stages of dismantlement. Remember as part of the agreement, it was agreed that any structure built by both sides after April 2020 will be removed. This was the month when Chinese attempts to change things on the ground unilaterally started.

Feb 15, 2021, 20:10 PM IST

DNA Exclusive: Rahul Gandhi pleases China again, forgets Nehruvian folly of 1962?

Rahul Gandhi, who questioned the central government for the Indo-China border dispute, may have forgotten that when the country's power was with his great grandfather and former prime minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, China had occupied 43,000 square kilometres of India's land. 

Feb 13, 2021, 00:55 AM IST

India-China will hold 10th round of talks within 48 hours of LAC disengagement; Canada commended Centre's effort taken for farmer protest: MEA

Speaking on the farmers' protests, the MEA Spokesperson said, "Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau commended efforts of the Government of India to choose the path of dialogue as befitting a democracy. He also acknowledged the responsibility of his govt in providing protection to Indian diplomatic personnel and premises in Canada."

Feb 12, 2021, 19:36 PM IST

India-China LAC disengagement: Centre's BIG statement on Indian territory, permanent posts, factual position; check details

The ministry also made certain clarifications in the statement, and said, "the assertion that Indian territory is up to Finger 4 is categorically false. The territory of India is as depicted by the map of India and includes more than 43,000 sq km currently under illegal occupation of China since 1962."

Feb 12, 2021, 16:48 PM IST

First photos of Indian and Chinese troops, tanks disengaging near Pangong Lake area in eastern Ladakh; in pics

The pictures of the Indian and Chinese troops and tanks disengaging from the banks of Pangong Lake area in eastern Ladakh were released on Thursday. The troops had been deployed opposite each other for almost ten months. This is seen as a significant step to dial down tensions in the key face-off site.

Feb 11, 2021, 23:41 PM IST

Disengagement pact mandates China to move troops to Finger 8 near Pangong Lake, Indian forces near Finger 3: Rajnath Singh

"Since last September, both sides (India & China) have maintained communication with each other through military and diplomatic channels. Our objective was to effect disengagement and maintain status quo along the LAC so as to restore peace and tranquillity," added the Defence Minister.

Feb 11, 2021, 21:16 PM IST

Exclusive: First video of Indian and Chinese tanks disengaging at Pangong Lake in eastern Ladakh; WATCH

In the nine rounds of military talks, India was specifically insisting on the withdrawal of Chinese troops from Finger 4 to Finger 8 on the North bank of Pangong Lake. The mountain spurs in the area are referred to as Fingers. Dr Laxman Behera described as significant the announcement that the Chinese army will pull back troops to Finger 8 areas.

Feb 11, 2021, 18:06 PM IST

India-China disengagement at Pangong Lake in eastern Ladakh: 10 key points, what's next

The disengagement agreement between India and China comes in the backdrop of the multi month-long standoff between China and India that started in April-May 2020. The standoff saw the death of 20 Indian soldiers in the Galwan due to aggressive actions by Chinese forces, the first such development at Line of Actual Control (LAC) since 1975. Chinese defence ministry had made the announcement on Wednesday. 

Feb 11, 2021, 17:16 PM IST

'Chinese, Indian border troops start disengagement at Pangong lake in eastern Ladakh'

The militaries of China and India have been engaged in a tense standoff in eastern Ladakh since early May 2020. The two countries have held several rounds of military and diplomatic-level talks to resolve the face-off. On January 24, the 9th round of China-India Corps Commander-level meeting was held on the Chinese side of the Moldo-Chushul border meeting point.

Feb 10, 2021, 19:26 PM IST

Indian, Chinese troops clash at Naku La in Sikkim, injuries reported on both sides

Amid the ongoing standoff between India and China in the Ladakh sector, soldiers of both the countries reportedly clashed with each other at Naku La in Sikkim border area. According to reports, the clash between Indian troops and the Chinese PLA took place last week after the latter tried to intrude. 

Jan 25, 2021, 12:02 PM IST

Centre responds to reports of China's construction work along border areas with India

The Centre has responded to reports of China undertaking construction work along the border areas with India.

Jan 18, 2021, 16:51 PM IST

India and China hold diplomatic talks after more than two months; disengagement remains top focus

After over two months, India and China sat for Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination (WMCC) on Friday.

Dec 18, 2020, 23:16 PM IST

We expect further talks with China will help in achieving agreement on resolution: India on Ladakh standoff

India has said that communication with China is being maintained through diplomatic and military channels.

Dec 17, 2020, 21:35 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh highlights China's 'unprovoked aggression', 'build-up' at LAC in Ladakh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has highlighted China's present "big build-up" at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh.

Dec 14, 2020, 15:41 PM IST

Expect China to match words with action, says India on LAC situation

China's People's Liberation Army continues the build-up at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh.

Dec 11, 2020, 22:23 PM IST

India and China on verge of reaching agreement to resolve border standoff in eastern Ladakh

India and China may be on the verge of a breakthrough in resolving the tense border row in eastern Ladakh.

Nov 11, 2020, 21:11 PM IST

Ladakh standoff: India and China hold 8th round of military talks in Chushul

India and China held the eighth round of military-level talks in Chushul on the Indian side of the LAC in eastern Ladakh.

 

Nov 07, 2020, 00:54 AM IST