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As world focuses on Ukraine, China is busy building a new strategic road that puts India in great discomfort
World

As world focuses on Ukraine, China is busy building a new strategic road that puts India in great discomfort

For India, the G216 — a new road between Tibet and Xinjiang — will bring the greatest strategic change in the area since the 1950s

Curious case of Chinese villages near Arunachal: How statements of CDS Rawat and MEA don’t contradict each other
India

Curious case of Chinese villages near Arunachal: How statements of CDS Rawat and MEA don’t contradict each other

The MEA spoke of the IB, which corresponds more or less to the McMahon Line, while the CDS was commenting on the LAC; the two do not exactly tally in several places in Arunachal Pradesh

From surveillance cameras along LAC to fistfights, Ladakhis, retired soldiers say China's aggression has been building up for years
India

From surveillance cameras along LAC to fistfights, Ladakhis, retired soldiers say China's aggression has been building up for years

Many analysts say that China’s actions in Ladakh mirror the more assertive approach it has taken across Asia, especially in the South China Sea.

As NDA MPs promise to reclaim Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, a look at region’s muddled legal status
World

As NDA MPs promise to reclaim Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, a look at region’s muddled legal status

Even as Pakistan seeks to lay claim over the entire state of Jammu and Kashmir, including Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan, its legal position on the part it currently occupies is a bundle of contradictions

'When I say Jammu and Kashmir it includes Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and Aksai Chin,' asserts Amit Shah in Parliament
Politics

'When I say Jammu and Kashmir it includes Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and Aksai Chin,' asserts Amit Shah in Parliament

His remarks in the Lok Sabha came after he moved a resolution abrogating Article 370 and Article 35A in Jammu and Kashmir. He also moved Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill 2019 and Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Second Amendment) Bill 2019 for consideration and passage. He said Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India and this cannot be legally disputed.

Pentagon report's map showing PoK as part of Pakistan indicates US' perception of boundaries unchanged since Cold War
India

Pentagon report's map showing PoK as part of Pakistan indicates US' perception of boundaries unchanged since Cold War

If one goes by the Pentagon representation, then there is no dispute between India and Pakistan over that part of Kashmir which is under Pakistan’s control.

Article 370 was introduced temporarily in good faith; repealing it is political choice, not a legal one
Politics

Article 370 was introduced temporarily in good faith; repealing it is political choice, not a legal one

Article 370 was added to the Constitution as a gesture of goodwill to show India's commitment to respect plebiscite in Jammu and Kashmir, but since demilitarisatin of the state is unlikely, the provision makes no sense today

Ladakh needs a transit lifeline: Centre should accord national project status to Bilaspur-Manali-Leh track for strategic needs
India

Ladakh needs a transit lifeline: Centre should accord national project status to Bilaspur-Manali-Leh track for strategic needs

Availability of round the year connectivity with the rest of the country is crucial for Ladakh in terms of both strategic requirements and boosting tourism.

Bulldozing Kashmiris will not work, says Mehbooba Mufti, urges govt to reach out to people of J&K
India

Bulldozing Kashmiris will not work, says Mehbooba Mufti, urges govt to reach out to people of J&K

Mehbooba Mufti on Friday said Kashmiris need to be reached out to and that "bulldozing" them will not resolve the crisis

BJP accuses West Bengal education board of omitting Arunachal Pradesh, PoK from India map
India

BJP accuses West Bengal education board of omitting Arunachal Pradesh, PoK from India map

The BJP on Thursday accused the WBBSE of supplying geographical maps of India to the state-run schools that exclude Arunachal Pradesh and Pakistan-administered Kashmir from Indian territory.

China not prepared enough to handle a cultural giant like India as neighbour, says Shyam Saran
India

China not prepared enough to handle a cultural giant like India as neighbour, says Shyam Saran

Shyam Saran spoke on the intricacies of the bilateral relations and the way forward for the two Asian giants.

India, China 'clash' near high-altitude Pangong Lake as border tensions refuse to subside: All you need to know
India

India, China 'clash' near high-altitude Pangong Lake as border tensions refuse to subside: All you need to know

The Indian and Chinese armies on Tuesday clashed along the Pangong lake in Ladakh when the People’s Liberation Army tried to penetrate into the Indian side.

India-Pakistan relations: China must introspect when it offers mediation over Kashmir
India

India-Pakistan relations: China must introspect when it offers mediation over Kashmir

As India’s problems in the Kashmir Valley continue to get messier and further complicated, it seems as though the world can’t get enough of the K-word

Tibetan spiritual leader, Karmapa visits Arunachal; China says, hope India will not complicate issues
India

Tibetan spiritual leader, Karmapa visits Arunachal; China says, hope India will not complicate issues

China's reaction to Karmapa’s visit appeared far more guarded and mild compared to its response on India granting permission in October this year to the Dalai Lama to visit Arunachal Pradesh.

China’s Hilter-like paranoia against India reflects its Communist Party's internal fears
World

China’s Hilter-like paranoia against India reflects its Communist Party's internal fears

China is often compared to a dragon, but her antics are of chipmunks whether it's against Japan in the Senkaku islands or against India in Arunachal Pradesh and Paksitan Occupied Kashmir. It appears loveable and confident from outside, but has the heart of a mice, that acts like thieves and is highly destructive

China’s Chamoli district incursion: Did Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat overreact?
India

China’s Chamoli district incursion: Did Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat overreact?

So far 19 rounds of border talks between the two countries have taken place with little headway on eastern and western sectors.

'Cartographic attack on sovereignty': BJP MP slams US agencies for incorrect India map
Politics

'Cartographic attack on sovereignty': BJP MP slams US agencies for incorrect India map

BJP MP Tarun Vijay on Friday asked the government to take up with the US a wrong map of Kashmir allegedly published by Microsoft and other American agencies.

China's CCTV shows India's map without Arunachal, Jammu & Kashmir
World

China's CCTV shows India's map without Arunachal, Jammu & Kashmir

In a controversial move, China's state-owned television CCTV showed India's map without Jammu and Kashmir and Arunachal Pradesh while reporting on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit.

Al Jazeera penalised for showing wrong India map, off air for five days
India

Al Jazeera penalised for showing wrong India map, off air for five days

Al Jazeera today only showed a blank screen with a message saying that "as instructed by the ministry of Information and Broadcasting, this channel will not be available from 00.01 hours on 22nd April till 00.01 hours on 27th April 2015."

China bashing: Is this Rajnath's new job in the Modi Sarkar?
Politics

China bashing: Is this Rajnath's new job in the Modi Sarkar?

In the past decade no union home minister or any cabinet minister for that matter has taken on China as pro-actively as Rajnath Singh has.