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Army chief General Bipin Rawat, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale make rare visit to Bhutan, discuss Doka La strategy
India

Army chief General Bipin Rawat, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale make rare visit to Bhutan, discuss Doka La strategy

In a rare visit, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale and National Security Adviser Ajit Doval quietly travelled to Bhutan earlier this month where they held extensive talks with the Bhutanese leadership on key strategic issues including the situation in Doka La and the Chinese building defence infrastructure around the plateau, authoritative government sources said.

Doka La and border differences must be resolved in 'calm way', says Chinese foreign ministry
India

Doka La and border differences must be resolved in 'calm way', says Chinese foreign ministry

India and China should look at border differences, including over Doka La, in a "calm way" and resolve them, Chinese foreign ministry said

Vijay Gokhale to take charge as foreign secretary today: 1981-batch IFS officer played key role in resolving Doka La standoff
India

Vijay Gokhale to take charge as foreign secretary today: 1981-batch IFS officer played key role in resolving Doka La standoff

Seasoned diplomat Vijay Keshav Gokhale, who played a key role in resolving the Doka La standoff with China, will take charge as the next foreign secretary on Monday

India, China are 'experienced enough' to overcome hurdles like Doka La:  Indian envoy Gautam Bambawale
India

India, China are 'experienced enough' to overcome hurdles like Doka La: Indian envoy Gautam Bambawale

The Doka La standoff has been blown out of proportion but it is important to not change the "status quo" at sensitive points at the India-China border, Indian Ambassador to China Gautam Bambawale said

Political leadership, not MEA officials, took calls on Doka La: A welcome change in dealing with China
India

Political leadership, not MEA officials, took calls on Doka La: A welcome change in dealing with China

The events of 2017 were a watershed for the bilateral relations between India and China and may actually define/influence the future course of the 'blow hot-blow cold' relationship

China to prosecute its former military chief General Fang Fenghui over corruption charges
World

China to prosecute its former military chief General Fang Fenghui over corruption charges

Besides being head of the military till last year Gen Fang was a member of China's powerful Central Military Commission (CMC) headed by Xi. CMC is the overall high command of the 2.3 million-strong People's Liberation Army (PLA).

Army chief Bipin Rawat claims 'major reduction' in Chinese troops since July's Doka La standoff
India

Army chief Bipin Rawat claims 'major reduction' in Chinese troops since July's Doka La standoff

The "Tuting incident" in Arunachal Pradesh has been resolved, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Monday.

Chinese team enters 1 kilometre into Arunachal Pradesh on 28 Dec: Sources claim they had 'road construction machines'
India

Chinese team enters 1 kilometre into Arunachal Pradesh on 28 Dec: Sources claim they had 'road construction machines'

Chinese road-building teams entered around one kilometre inside Indian territory in Tuting area of Arunachal Pradesh last week but returned after being confronted by Indian troops, government sources said on Wednesday.

Vijay Gokhale to succeed S Jaishankar as foreign secretary: Veteran diplomat's China expertise will be key
India

Vijay Gokhale to succeed S Jaishankar as foreign secretary: Veteran diplomat's China expertise will be key

Veteran diplomat Vijay Keshav Gokhale has been appointed as the next Foreign Secretary of India. Gokhale will be succeeding S Jaishankar, who will be demitting office on 28 January 2018.

Vijay Gokhale to succeed S Jaishankar as foreign secretary: Diplomat played key role in ending Doka La standoff
India

Vijay Gokhale to succeed S Jaishankar as foreign secretary: Diplomat played key role in ending Doka La standoff

Seasoned diplomat Vijay Keshav Gokhale, considered an expert on China, was on Monday named the next foreign secretary succeeding S Jaishankar, who completes his extended tenure later this month.

Doka La standoff exposed India's defence inadequacies: Why New Delhi must worry about its security apparatus
India

Doka La standoff exposed India's defence inadequacies: Why New Delhi must worry about its security apparatus

The Doka La standoff began on 16 June, 2017, after Indian soldiers objected to China’s attempts at building a motorable road at the India-China-Bhutan tri-junction near Sikkim. This is a Bhutanese territory claimed by Beijing.

India-China border talks: Ajit Doval, Beijing's state councillor to hold 20th round of discussions in New Delhi today
India

India-China border talks: Ajit Doval, Beijing's state councillor to hold 20th round of discussions in New Delhi today

India and China on Friday held special representative level talks on key aspects related to border issues

Sushma Swaraj holds talks with Russian and Chinese foreign ministers, discusses security issues
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Sushma Swaraj holds talks with Russian and Chinese foreign ministers, discusses security issues

Sushma Swaraj along with her Chinese and Russian counterparts Wang Yi and Sergey Lavrov held the 15th Russia-India-China trilateral meeting

Sushma Swaraj holds talks with Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in first high-level visit from China after Doka La standoff
India

Sushma Swaraj holds talks with Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in first high-level visit from China after Doka La standoff

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday held talks with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on key bilateral issues.

Chinese foreign minister says handling of Doka La standoff through diplomatic means show importance of India-China ties
World

Chinese foreign minister says handling of Doka La standoff through diplomatic means show importance of India-China ties

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi has said handling of the Doka La standoff through diplomatic means reflects the importance of bilateral ties.

India rejects China's claim of drone 'invading' airspace, says it lost contact due to technical glitch
India

India rejects China's claim of drone 'invading' airspace, says it lost contact due to technical glitch

India on Thursday rejected China's claims that an Indian drone "invaded" its airspace and crashed, according to a statement from the Ministry of Defence.

China claims Indian drone 'invaded' its airspace, violated territorial sovereignty; voices strong dissatisfaction
India

China claims Indian drone 'invaded' its airspace, violated territorial sovereignty; voices strong dissatisfaction

An Indian drone has “invaded” China’s airspace and crashed, Chinese state media said Thursday, months after the neighbours ended one of their worst border standoffs in decades

Wang Yi to visit India this week for Russia-India-China trilateral meet for first time after Doka La standoff
India

Wang Yi to visit India this week for Russia-India-China trilateral meet for first time after Doka La standoff

In a significant diplomatic development after the standoff between Indian and Chinese troops in the Doklam region of Bhutan earlier this year, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will visit India for the Russia-India-China Foreign Ministers' trilateral meeting in New Delhi next week.

China hints at maintaining sizable troops' presence near Doka La during winter
World

China hints at maintaining sizable troops' presence near Doka La during winter

The Chinese military on hinted at maintaining sizable presence of its troops near the area of Doka La standoff during winter, asserting that the region is in Chinese territory.

Much delayed Russia-India-China foreign ministers' trilateral meet to take place on 11 December in New Delhi
India

Much delayed Russia-India-China foreign ministers' trilateral meet to take place on 11 December in New Delhi

The much delayed Russia-India-China (RIC) Foreign Ministers' trilateral meeting will take place on 11 December.