Given the trajectory of the China relations — Sri Lanka’s ‘India First’ policy will obviously be confined to bilateral security issues and New Delhi’s concerns in the matter.
By welcoming Australia into Malabar exercise, India has shed inhibitions about Quad, going all out against China
Just like then Australian prime minister Kein Rudd didn't want to antagonise China, and hence pulled out of the quad in 2008, India too had been treading carefully in matters involving the Chinese
The Indian Army said in a statement on Monday that the soldier, identified as Wang Ya Long, will be returned after completing formalities
Indian Army is always ready to answer aggression, says Amit Shah as Xi Jinping asks Chinese troops to prepare for war
In an interview to Rahul Joshi, the Union home minister also said that India "will not bow down to anyone" and that it has the support of most countries
Ladakh stand-off: Talks between India and China underway, do not want to pre-judge, says S Jaishankar
However, when asked whether India was looking at reducing the extent of trade ties with China in view of the standoff, Jaishankar only said that disturbing the "very foundation" of the relationship will have "consequences"
The comments by MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava came in response to China's contention that it "does not recognise" the UTs of Ladakh, as well as the state of Arunachal Pradesh
Ladakh stand-off: India, China hold 7th round of high-level military talks to finalise disengagement of troops at LAC
As per official sources, India will strongly oppose any demand by China for the withdrawal of Indian troops on the southern bank of the Pangong lake to kick-start the disengagement process
'There's free media here': MEA on Chinese embassy issuing guidelines to journalists for covering Taiwan's national day
Chinese Embassy had issued a letter to Indian journalists in the wake of advertisements issued by the Taiwan government in a couple of leading newspapers ahead of Taiwan's national day on 10 October
Permanent seat in UNSC neither necessary nor only way for India to assert its ‘arrival’ on global centrestage
The changed world offers examples like Germany, Japan and Israel who have stitched alternative arrangements that could be multilateral (EU), bilateral (US-Israel), regional or creatively/strategically relevant, eg, the Quad
Ladakh stand-off: Disengagement a complex process, necessary to ensure stability on ground, says MEA
MEA Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said disengagement would require mutually agreed "reciprocal actions", and the way ahead will be to refrain from making any attempts to unilaterally change the status quo at the LAC
By placing faith in diplomacy, not armed forces, India has narrowed its options to handle China: Brahma Chellaney
India under successive governments failed to grasp the true nature of the Chinese communist state, strategic affairs expert Brahma Chellaney has said
The Srinagar MP and Natioanl Conference president advocated talks with Pakistan, saying that "border skirmishes have been rising and people are dying"
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian's statement comes hours after India and China accused each other of firing in the air near the Pangong lake at the LAC on Monday
Randeep Surjewala said people want to know what were the outcomes of the recent talks with China and how the Chinese will be repulsed to "reclaim our motherland"
On Monday, the Indian Army said the Chinese military carried out "provocative military movements" to "unilaterally" change the status quo on the southern bank of Pangong lake on the intervening night of 29 and 30 August, but the attempt was thwarted by the Indian troops
By doing a China in Ladakh, India has preempted Beijing's attempt at establishing fait accompli along LAC
China’s land-grab tactics in violation of all mutual agreements and understandings is consistent with its deceptive policy of keeping up the pretence of talks and committing to dialogue mechanism only to buy time for its troops to launch more stealth operations and push the LAC further into India’s territory
The flatness of the southern bank of Pangong Tso, compared to the north, makes it all the more militarily important to both India and China
The white paper showed that China would focus on cyber and space warfare and joint military operation; develop "long-range, precise, smart, stealthy and unmanned weapons"; and prioritise local and informationisation wars as "in the foreseeable future, a world war is unlikely"
India has joined a long list of countries in which concerns have been raised about whether such institutes are propaganda arms of the Chinese State
Vivo is likely to pull out as the IPL's title sponsor for this year and if relations between the two countries improve, BCCI may look at inking a fresh three-year deal with the company from 2021 to 2023 on revised terms.