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Behind the bloodstains on the LAC, a century of imperial ambition
India

Behind the bloodstains on the LAC, a century of imperial ambition

For much of modern history, there were no precise maps of the China-India frontier in Ladakh

No compromise on territorial integrity: India to China during 5th round of military talks
World

No compromise on territorial integrity: India to China during 5th round of military talks

The Indian army also told China's PLA that disengagement of troops from Pangong Tso and a few other friction points in eastern Ladakh should be completed at the earliest

Ladakh councillor held for 'highly objectionable' audio clip mocking Narendra Modi, Indian Army over Galwan Valley stand-off
India

Ladakh councillor held for 'highly objectionable' audio clip mocking Narendra Modi, Indian Army over Galwan Valley stand-off

A councillor of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC)-Kargil was arrested early on Saturday after his 'highly objectionable' audio clip mocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Army in the wake of the recent face-off between India and China went viral on social media, officials said.

Galwan Valley face-off: India’s border state infrastructure push has irked China
India

Galwan Valley face-off: India’s border state infrastructure push has irked China

The proximate cause of China's belligerence is the completion of the Darbuk-Shyok-Daulat Beg Oldi (DSDBO) Road, completed by the Border Roads Organization (BRO) in April 2019 after nineteen years of work.

Galwan Valley face-off: MEA cites 1996, 2005 pacts to explain refrain from use of firearm; here's what the agreements actually say
India

Galwan Valley face-off: MEA cites 1996, 2005 pacts to explain refrain from use of firearm; here's what the agreements actually say

The first agreement between India and China was signed in 1993 and related to border disputes and maintenance of peace until final resolution. But what does the treaty actually say on peace and wartime SOPs.

India-China LAC clash will test move to disengage; political leadership's ability to resolve conflict offers no guarantee on preventing future tragedy
World

India-China LAC clash will test move to disengage; political leadership's ability to resolve conflict offers no guarantee on preventing future tragedy

Leaders of both militaries know a nightmare confronts them: the transformation of a relatively peaceful LAC into a kind of India-Pakistan Line of Control, where troops trade fire on an everyday basis, in battles that serve no genuine strategic purpose.

India-China standoff: Creeping land grab is classic Beijing feint; small punitive steps won't help, Delhi must prepare for limited war
World

India-China standoff: Creeping land grab is classic Beijing feint; small punitive steps won't help, Delhi must prepare for limited war

The military operation to recover Galwan can be preceded by a set of punitive economic measures to show India means business.

Galwan Valley clash: From Taiwan and WHO to border infrastructure in Ladakh, theories abound on what triggered China to escalate border row
World

Galwan Valley clash: From Taiwan and WHO to border infrastructure in Ladakh, theories abound on what triggered China to escalate border row

No one should assume that official India knows very much more than is evident, particularly not whether Beijing is willing to risk war over the issue.

Siachen area now open for tourists, announces Centre; Rajnath Singh says objective is to boost tourism in Ladakh
India

Siachen area now open for tourists, announces Centre; Rajnath Singh says objective is to boost tourism in Ladakh

The government on Monday announced that the Siachen area, the world's highest battlefield, is now open to tourists.

Need mechanism to prevent 'embarrassing' face-offs with China: Antony
India

Need mechanism to prevent 'embarrassing' face-offs with China: Antony

India and China are trying to develop effective mechanisms to prevent the "embarrassing" face-offs between their troops along the "disputed" points of the Line of Actual Control, Defence Minister AK Antony said in New Delhi on Friday.

China makes another Ladakh incursion: Smashes bunker, takes away camera
India

China makes another Ladakh incursion: Smashes bunker, takes away camera

Official sources said today the intrusion took place on 17 June when the troops of China's People's Liberation Army(PLA) entered Indian territory in the Chumar sector.

Antony to visit China in July, discuss border pact
India

Antony to visit China in July, discuss border pact

China has proposed expansion of friendly contacts and greater communication between the troops of the two sides.

Why the Li-Manmohan meeting was a massive flop
World

Why the Li-Manmohan meeting was a massive flop

In essence, the two leaders have agreed to keep talking-just as they've been doing since 1993. There was a lot of positive buzz, but the actual take-aways are just the same old blah

Border crisis ends: Why China picked a fight with India
World

Border crisis ends: Why China picked a fight with India

China’s PLA has sent out a simple message by its occupation of territory lying inside India: it promises quiet if India backs off building-up on the borders. India fears the quiet could precede an unpleasant awakening.

Centre must give exact ground position in Ladakh region: Omar
Politics

Centre must give exact ground position in Ladakh region: Omar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said the Centre must clarify the ground situation in Ladakh region following withdrawal of the Chinese troops from Daulat Beg Oldi sector.

India, China end Daulat Beg Oldi stand off, withdraw troops
World

India, China end Daulat Beg Oldi stand off, withdraw troops

The Chinese side had earlier refused to budge from the territory occupied by them and insisted that Indian forces must first pull back its troops in the DBO sector.

Chinese in Ladakh: No time frame for withdrawal from Beijing
World

Chinese in Ladakh: No time frame for withdrawal from Beijing

China believes that peace and tranquility of border areas serve the "common interests of both the sides", the Chinese spokesperson said.

China's Ladakh standoff: Is India running out of diplomatic options?
World

China's Ladakh standoff: Is India running out of diplomatic options?

Has India reached the end of its diplomatoc options when it comes to the Chinese incursion in Ladakh?

Chinese in Ladakh: Is India ready to prevent another 1962?
India

Chinese in Ladakh: Is India ready to prevent another 1962?

Despite the military debacle in 1962 against China, India has done little to fortify its defences in the Northern and Western fronts.

Chinese army adopt aggressive posturing; get regular supplies
World

Chinese army adopt aggressive posturing; get regular supplies

Chinese troops are maintaining an aggressive posture and showing no signs of retreating from the Daulat Beg Oldie (DBO) sector where they have pitched their five tents and are getting regular supplies through trucks.