Sikkim standoff

Bhutan acknowledges Doklam as part of China, claims Chinese official

In a stunning -but unsubstantiated- claim, a senior Chinese official said today that Bhutan has acknowledged that the Doklam area where the Indian and Chinese troops are engaged in a standoff does not belong to it.

Aug 08, 2017, 18:00 PM IST

India coordinating with Bhutan on stand-off with China: Govt

India on Thursday said it continues to engage with China diplomatically and has been coordinating with Bhutan to find a mutually-acceptable solution to a standoff between the two nations in the Dokalam area in the Sikkim sector.

Aug 04, 2017, 20:07 PM IST

27 of 73 roads along Sino-Indian border complete, rest by 2022: Govt

Twenty-seven of the 73 roads approved along the India-China border have been completed and the rest are expected to be finished by end of 2022, the government said on Friday.

Jul 28, 2017, 18:16 PM IST

China hints at Doval-Yang bilateral at BRICS NSAs meet

External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay, while replaying to a question about Doval's schedule in Beijing, had last week said that if there are any further developments in his programme then the media will be informed.

Jul 24, 2017, 17:21 PM IST

Sikkim standoff should not threaten RCEP deal: Chinese Media

The comment was made by The Global Times, the mouthpiece of the Communist Party media group, which generally reflects the views of the ruling party. 

Jul 21, 2017, 14:32 PM IST

Diplomatic channels 'unimpeded' to resolve border stand-off with India: China

China said on Thursday that diplomatic channels with India remained "unimpeded" to discuss the military standoff in Sikkim sector but reiterated that the withdrawal of the Indian troops from Doklam area is a "precondition" for any meaningful dialogue.

Jul 20, 2017, 15:33 PM IST

United States expresses concern over India-China standoff in Sikkim sector

The US has expressed concern over the ongoing standoff between Indian and Chinese troops in the Sikkim sector and said the two countries should work together to come up with "some sort of arrangement" for peace.

Jul 19, 2017, 10:51 AM IST

Sushma Swaraj calls all-party meet on India-China border stand-off

The government has called an all-party meet on Friday on the stand-off between Indian and Chinese troops along the border, government sources said on Thursday.

Jul 13, 2017, 13:27 PM IST

United States avoids commenting on Sikkim standoff

The remarks come amid a standoff between the militaries of India and China in the Doklam area in the Sikkim sector, where Indian troops stopped road construction by Chinese soldiers.


Jul 11, 2017, 16:16 PM IST

Chinese Army conducting exercises simulating battle scenarios

Besides testing the new equipment, the exercises involve conducting live firing exercises.

Jul 06, 2017, 20:06 PM IST

Sino-India border standoff: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat to visit Sikkim on Thursday

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat will start his two-day northeast visit from Sikkim on Thursday.

Jun 28, 2017, 23:11 PM IST