Sikkim stand-off

Hours after denial, Congress concedes Rahul Gandhi met Chinese envoy

Now Congress confirmed that party vice-president Rahul Gandhi did meet Ambassador Luo Zhaohui on July 8 but it was just a courtesy call.

Jul 10, 2017, 17:23 PM IST

Didn’t ask for Modi-Xi meeting, so no question of conducive atmosphere: Indian official

The comments came after Beijing ruled out a one-on-one between the two leaders, saying the “atmosphere” was “not right” for a bilateral, amid a standoff between the two armies at the Sikkim border. 

Jul 06, 2017, 18:11 PM IST

China shuts Nathu La pass for pilgrims, says willing to discuss possibility of alternative arrangements

The China on Wednesday said it was willing to discuss the possibility of alternative arrangements through other routes for Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims who had planned the journey via Nathula Pass, suggesting that the mountain pass in Sikkim was not open anymore for the pilgrimage.

Jul 05, 2017, 23:51 PM IST

Sino-India border tension: When Indian Army gave befitting reply to China

The Nathu La (1967), Cho La conflict (1967) and 1987 Sino-Indian skirmish (1987) are three military conflicts when Indian Army succeeded in giving a befitting reply to Chinese People's Liberation Army Ground Force.

Jul 05, 2017, 19:48 PM IST

China rules out any compromise with India on Sikkim border stand-off, calls situation 'grave'

Amid the continuing military standoff in the Sikkim section, China on Tuesday ruled out any compromise with India and put the onus on New Delhi to resolve the situation to what it described as 'grave'.

Jul 04, 2017, 20:40 PM IST