India China faceoff

India under PM Modi 'more likely' to respond with force to Pakistan provocation: US Intel report

The annual report released by the United States intelligence community has said that India under PM Modi is "more likely" to respond with force to Pakistan provocation. 

Apr 13, 2021, 23:07 PM IST

India-China agree to avoid 'new incidents', jointly maintain peace in border areas during 11th round of military talks

The two countries also agreed on the need to resolve the outstanding issues in an expeditious manner. 

Apr 11, 2021, 07:13 AM IST

Both sides should now quickly resolve remaining issues along LAC: EAM S Jaishankar tells Chinese counterpart Wang Yi

S Jaishankar emphasized that once the disengagement is completed at all friction points, then the two sides could also look at broader de-escalation of troops in the area and work towards restoration of peace and tranquillity.

Feb 27, 2021, 06:49 AM IST

India says under LAC disengagement pact with China 'no territory was conceded

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Anurag Srivastava at a media briefing said there has not been any change in India's position on the LAC and the mutual redeployment as a result of the disengagement process should not be misrepresented.

Feb 25, 2021, 23:40 PM IST

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's disengagement at Ladakh a 'win-win situation', says Army chief MM Naravane

Chief of Army Staff General MM Naravane said that the relationship with China would develop along the path as per India`s wishes. Commenting on phase one of the India-China disengagement, Army Chief Naravane called it a win-win situation.

Feb 24, 2021, 19:57 PM IST

India-China discuss next phase of disengagement, 10th round of military talks last for around 16 hours

The Corps Commander-level talks at the Moldo border point began at around 10 am on Saturday and ended at 2 am past mid night on Sunday. The focus of the talks was the next phase of disengagement process in friction points in three areas of eastern Ladakh.

Feb 21, 2021, 11:34 AM IST

India-China disengagement at Pangong lake over, 10th round of senior commanders talks on Saturday

The disengagement of Indian and Chinese troops from Pangong lake at Line of Actual Control (LAC) concludes, the 10th round of talks between senior commanders is scheduled to take place at around 10 am on Saturday. The first phase of the disengagement which was announced last week has come to an end. 

Feb 19, 2021, 11:40 AM 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

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to make a statement on eastern Ladakh situation on Thursday

This comes at the backdrop of the Chinese defence ministry claiming that the frontline troops of China and India at the south and north banks of the Pangong Lake in eastern Ladakh started "synchronised and organised" disengagement from Wednesday. It is seen as a forward movement in the overall disengagement process to defuse the over nine-month border standoff.

Feb 10, 2021, 22:27 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