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India, China hold eight-hour-long military talks over Eastern Ladakh border dispute
India

India, China hold eight-hour-long military talks over Eastern Ladakh border dispute

India has been insisting that the resolution of outstanding issues in all friction points including in Depsang is essential for an overall improvement in ties between the two countries

Akshay Kumar's Bell Bottom screened at mobile cinema hall in Ladakh
Entertainment

Akshay Kumar's Bell Bottom screened at mobile cinema hall in Ladakh

Akshay Kumar took to Twitter and described the mobile theatre, where Bell Bottom was screened, as "an amazing feat".

Disengagement in Ladakh trades territorial claims for time to meet bigger strategic challenges ahead
India

Disengagement in Ladakh trades territorial claims for time to meet bigger strategic challenges ahead

As ever-more-powerful China aggressively projects powers across its peripheries, from the South China Seas to the Himalayas, India will have to grow the resources to meet the challenge

Rajnath Singh begins three-day visit to Ladakh amid stalemate in disengagement process with China
India

Rajnath Singh begins three-day visit to Ladakh amid stalemate in disengagement process with China

The disengagement process in some friction points including Hot Springs, Gogra and Depsang is deadlocked as China is reluctant to withdraw its troops from these areas

Centre asks Wikipedia to remove link showing incorrect map of Jammu and Kashmir: Report
India

Centre asks Wikipedia to remove link showing incorrect map of Jammu and Kashmir: Report

The Ministry of Electronics and IT had issued an order on 27 November under Section 69A of the IT Act, 2000 directing Wikipedia to remove the link

IT ministry issues notice to Twitter for showing Leh as part of Jammu and Kashmir instead of Ladakh
India

IT ministry issues notice to Twitter for showing Leh as part of Jammu and Kashmir instead of Ladakh

The ministry has given Twitter five working days to explain why legal action should not be initiated against the micro-blogging platform for disrespecting India’s territorial integrity

LAHDC polls in Ladakh: Counting of votes underway, BJP wins six seats, Independent candidate bags one
Politics

LAHDC polls in Ladakh: Counting of votes underway, BJP wins six seats, Independent candidate bags one

Leh recorded a 65.07 per cent turnout in the 6th Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) elections on Thursday, an official spokesman said

Government warns Twitter against misinterpreting India’s map after it displayed Leh as a part of China
News & Analysis

Government warns Twitter against misinterpreting India’s map after it displayed Leh as a part of China

The letter also made it clear that any disrespect to India’s sovereignty and integrity, which is also reflected by its map, is unacceptable and unlawful.

Nitin Gadkari launches work on Zojila tunnel; project to provide year-round connectivity between Srinagar-Leh
India

Nitin Gadkari launches work on Zojila tunnel; project to provide year-round connectivity between Srinagar-Leh

Once completed, the tunnel, projected as Asia's longest, would reduce the travel time from 3 hours to 15 minutes with avalanche-free travel on the Srinagar-Leh section of NH1

Narendra Modi inaugurates Atal Tunnel in Rohtang, blames Congress for delay in completing project
India

Narendra Modi inaugurates Atal Tunnel in Rohtang, blames Congress for delay in completing project

The Atal Tunnel, built by the BRO, is the longest highway tunnel in the world and reduces the distance between Manali and Leh by 46 kilometres

Atal Tunnel is ready after 10 years; world's longest tunnel at 10,000 feet will connect Manali and Leh
India

Atal Tunnel is ready after 10 years; world's longest tunnel at 10,000 feet will connect Manali and Leh

Built at a cost of over Rs 2,500 crore, the idea was conceived by the Indira Gandhi govt in 1983. Work, however, started only in September 2009 — seven years after the then prime minsiter Atal Bihari Vajpayee approved the project

Rajnath Singh meets Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe in highest level face-to-face meet since Ladakh stand-off
India

Rajnath Singh meets Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe in highest level face-to-face meet since Ladakh stand-off

During the talks held in Moscow, the Indian side sought restoration of status quo ante at all friction points in eastern Ladakh, sources said

Narendra Modi's Leh visit: Indian Army calls criticism of medical facility 'malicious and unsubstantiated'
India

Narendra Modi's Leh visit: Indian Army calls criticism of medical facility 'malicious and unsubstantiated'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an unannounced visit to Ladakh on Friday, signalling India's firmness in dealing with the border row with China in several areas of the region

Narendra Modi in Leh with CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, army chief Gen MM Naravane; PM gets briefing, to meet troops
India

Narendra Modi in Leh with CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, army chief Gen MM Naravane; PM gets briefing, to meet troops

Narendra Modi reached Ladakh early in the morning and is being given a joint briefing by the Indian Army, Indian Air Force and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) at one of the forward locations in Nimu

India-China standoff: Rajnath Singh, army chief scheduled to visit Ladakh to review military preparedness tomorrow
India

India-China standoff: Rajnath Singh, army chief scheduled to visit Ladakh to review military preparedness tomorrow

The defence minister's visit to the region comes in the midst of India significantly ramping up the number of troops and weaponry along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the eastern Ladakh region.

Army chief General MM Naravane reviews security in Ladakh, visits 18 soldiers injured in Galwan Valley clash
India

Army chief General MM Naravane reviews security in Ladakh, visits 18 soldiers injured in Galwan Valley clash

Naravane reviewed the overall security situation in Ladakh with Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Yogesh Kumar Joshi, commander of the 14 Corps Lt Gen Harinder Singh and other senior Army officials on Tuesday afternoon.

IAF chief RKS Bhadauria says Galwan a small snapshot of what forces handle at short notice, well prepared for any contingency
India

IAF chief RKS Bhadauria says Galwan a small snapshot of what forces handle at short notice, well prepared for any contingency

The Indian Air Force is determined to deliver and is well prepared and suitably deployed to respond to any contingency, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria said on Saturday.

Rahul Gandhi questions Narendra Modi's silence on Chinese intrusion; nationalism not 'exclusive monopoly' of BJP, says Congress
India

Rahul Gandhi questions Narendra Modi's silence on Chinese intrusion; nationalism not 'exclusive monopoly' of BJP, says Congress

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged that China has taken away India's territory in Ladakh and questioned the prime minister's silence, as the opposition party stepped up its attack on the issue demanding that the government fix accountability.

Tensions build along India-China LAC in parts of Ladakh, northern Sikkim as both countries deploy additional troops
India

Tensions build along India-China LAC in parts of Ladakh, northern Sikkim as both countries deploy additional troops

Tension is gradually building up between Indian and Chinese armies in several areas in Ladakh and northern Sikkim along the un-demarcated Sino-India border with both sides bringing in additional troops, days after they were involved in two violent face-offs, authoritative sources said on Tuesday.

IAF scrambles fighter jets after spotting Chinese military choppers near Ladakh LAC; incident follows clash between Indian, Chinese troops in Sikkim
India

IAF scrambles fighter jets after spotting Chinese military choppers near Ladakh LAC; incident follows clash between Indian, Chinese troops in Sikkim

The Indian Air Force was forced to rush its fighter jet patrols in Ladakh after Chinese military choppers were found to be flying close to the Line of Actual Control