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Will Xi Jinping stir up more trouble at LAC to tide over multiple crises? An assessment of Sino-Indian state of play
India

Will Xi Jinping stir up more trouble at LAC to tide over multiple crises? An assessment of Sino-Indian state of play

While his leadership ambitions may not be tied directly to China’s economic performance, President Xi Jinping may not be able to ignore the gathering clouds

China plans to build new highway along Line of Actual Control: Report
India

China plans to build new highway along Line of Actual Control: Report

The details of the new construction remain unclear, but the highway, when completed, may go near the hotly contested areas such as the Depsang Plains, Galwan Valley and Hot Springs on the LAC, according to the report by South China Morning Post

More needs to be done in terms of different dynamics on LAC, says Northern Army Commander
India

More needs to be done in terms of different dynamics on LAC, says Northern Army Commander

He stressed the need for better technologies for guarding the most sensitive operational area falling under Northern Command as it is 'always in combat'

India’s diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics: Relevance and significance
World

India’s diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics: Relevance and significance

By not only diplomatically boycotting but also not telecasting the event in the country, India has expressed its disapproval of Chinese behaviour in available sturdiest terms

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: China says move to field Galwan Valley soldier in torch relay met 'standards'
Sports

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: China says move to field Galwan Valley soldier in torch relay met 'standards'

China in a provocative move fielded Qi Fabao, who was injured during the June 2020 clash in the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh, as a torchbearer for the Olympics Games Torch Relay

America stands with India against Chinese aggression, say US senators
World

America stands with India against Chinese aggression, say US senators

The legislators were reacting to the news of Beijing’s decision to field Qi Fabao, who was injured during the June 2020 border skirmish with Indian soldiers in the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh, as the torchbearer for the Games Torch Relay

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: President Xi to inaugurate event amid diplomatic boycott by West; India to skip ceremony
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: President Xi to inaugurate event amid diplomatic boycott by West; India to skip ceremony

Qi Fabao was among the troops present in 2020 during a high-altitude clash in the Galwan Valley. On Wednesday he was revealed as one of 1,200 torchbearers for the Games by Chinese state media, which feted him as a "hero"

Torchbearer row: Indian envoy won't attend opening and closing ceremony of Beijing Olympics, says MEA
India

Torchbearer row: Indian envoy won't attend opening and closing ceremony of Beijing Olympics, says MEA

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi on Thursday said it was regrettable that China has chosen to politicise the Olympics

Images of National Flag unfurled at Galwan Valley on New Year released to counter China's propaganda video
India

Images of National Flag unfurled at Galwan Valley on New Year released to counter China's propaganda video

The images were released three days after China's State Media played up the PLA's hoisting of the country's national flag

Why China’s new Land Border Law may further intensify military standoff with India
World

Why China’s new Land Border Law may further intensify military standoff with India

New Delhi must go for a massive ramp-up in the infrastructure sector along the LAC to make Beijing realise that territorial integrity is its top priority

Management of border issue and boundary question should not be confused, India tells China
India

Management of border issue and boundary question should not be confused, India tells China

The two nations must employ a "sensitive and constructive problem-solving approach", Indian envoy to China Vikram Misri said

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

Chinese apps may make backdoor entry as Dragon continues ‘war by other means’
World

Chinese apps may make backdoor entry as Dragon continues ‘war by other means’

The extent of data espionage can happen yet again through the new avatars of these apps

Valour of Galwan bravehearts will be 'eternally etched' in memory of nation, says Indian Army
India

Valour of Galwan bravehearts will be 'eternally etched' in memory of nation, says Indian Army

On the first anniversary of the deadly clashes, Chief of Army Staff Gen MM Naravane led the force in hailing the valour of the 20 soldiers who lost their lives in face of "unprecedented" Chinese aggression

India-Pakistan ceasefire pact won't impact counter-terrorism ops, says Indian Army
India

India-Pakistan ceasefire pact won't impact counter-terrorism ops, says Indian Army

Without naming China and Pakistan, Indian Army's northern commander Lt Gen YK Joshi said the army has maintained its domination on its borders with the neighbouring countries

Disengagement process between Indian and China troops in eastern Ladakh is complete, says Rajnath Singh
India

Disengagement process between Indian and China troops in eastern Ladakh is complete, says Rajnath Singh

Addressing a rally in poll-bound Tamil Nadu, the Union defence minister also hit out at Congress for criticising the govt's handling of the border stand-off with China and said the party had "insulted" soldiers

India and China hold 10th round of military talks days after withdrawal of troops in eastern Ladakh
India

India and China hold 10th round of military talks days after withdrawal of troops in eastern Ladakh

In the meeting, India is likely to insist on a faster disengagement process in areas like Hot Springs, Gogra and Depsang to reduce the tension in the region

Galwan Valley clash: India, China disengagement at Pangong lake concludes; corps commander-level talks tomorrow
India

Galwan Valley clash: India, China disengagement at Pangong lake concludes; corps commander-level talks tomorrow

The corps commander-level talks are scheduled to start at the Moldo border point on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh, officials said

Disengagement process of Indian, Chinese troops at LAC progressing 'smoothly', says Beijing
World

Disengagement process of Indian, Chinese troops at LAC progressing 'smoothly', says Beijing

China's defence ministry added that the troops at the South and North banks of the Pangong Lake began 'synchronised and organised' disengagement on 10 Feb

Pangong Tso disengagement: Three key takeaways as India, China finally break the deadlock
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Pangong Tso disengagement: Three key takeaways as India, China finally break the deadlock

The Pangong Tso disengagement is by no means the end of the Ladakh standoff, as both troops are still deployed offensively at Gogra-Hot Springs, Galwan Valley and Depsang Plains, that should be part of the next stage of extrication