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Budget 2018: Insufficient allocation to defence will hurt India's plans to modernise armed forces, secure border regions
India

Budget 2018: Insufficient allocation to defence will hurt India's plans to modernise armed forces, secure border regions

China's road and railway network in Tibet have expanded, dangerously touching its borders with India, Nepal and Bhutan. Massive infrastructure development would facilitate rapid mobilisation of Chinese troops

Arunachal Pradesh transgression resolved? Chinese road construction workers retreat, India to return seized equipment, says report
India

Arunachal Pradesh transgression resolved? Chinese road construction workers retreat, India to return seized equipment, says report

A day after army chief Bipin Rawat said the transgression in Arunachal Pradesh was successfully resolved, India has agreed to return the seized equipment. Beijing too has agreed to stop the road construction work

India, Bhutan hold discussions on New Delhi's assistance for Thimphu's 12th Five-Year plan
India

India, Bhutan hold discussions on New Delhi's assistance for Thimphu's 12th Five-Year plan

India and Bhutan on Friday initiated discussions on Indian assistance for the 12th five year plan (2018-2023) for the socio-economic development

Xi Jinping tells Tibetan herdsmen to develop settlements, 'set down roots' near Indian border
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Xi Jinping tells Tibetan herdsmen to develop settlements, 'set down roots' near Indian border

Chinese president Xi Jinping has told herdsmen in Tibet to "set down roots" near the Sino-India border and safeguard Chinese territory.

Indian Army has to remain prepared to counter Doka La-like situation, says General Bipin Rawat
India

Indian Army has to remain prepared to counter Doka La-like situation, says General Bipin Rawat

Army chief General Bipin Rawat said on Saturday that the army has to remain prepared to counter any Dokalam-like situation along the Sino-India border

China's social media hails Nirmala Sitharaman's 'namaste' as its foreign ministry downplays gesture
India

China's social media hails Nirmala Sitharaman's 'namaste' as its foreign ministry downplays gesture

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's spontaneous 'namaste' greeting with Chinese soldiers on her maiden visit to Nathu La border post in Sikkim has struck a chord with China, which largely welcomed the move.

On maiden visit to Nathu La, Nirmala Sitharaman teaches Chinese soldiers how to say 'Namaste'
India

On maiden visit to Nathu La, Nirmala Sitharaman teaches Chinese soldiers how to say 'Namaste'

Nirmala Sitharaman had a brief conversation with Chinese soldiers during her maiden visit to Nathu La and was seen teaching them how to say 'Namaste'.

Nirmala Sitharaman conducts aerial survey of Doka La-Nathula area at India-China border
India

Nirmala Sitharaman conducts aerial survey of Doka La-Nathula area at India-China border

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday made an aerial survey of the Doka La-Nathula area on the India-China border

China tightens security along borders with India, North Korea, Myanmar ahead of key Communist Party congress
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China tightens security along borders with India, North Korea, Myanmar ahead of key Communist Party congress

China has stepped up security on its border with India, North Korea and Myanmar ahead of the key Communist Party Congress next month

Amit Shah dismisses China's objection to Japan's investment, says India has sovereign right to develop country
India

Amit Shah dismisses China's objection to Japan's investment, says India has sovereign right to develop country

Amit Shah asserted that India has sovereign right to develop country within its boundaries, dismissing China's objection to Japan in investment in the northeastern states.

Resolution of Doka La issue does not mean we let our guards down: Lt General PM Hariz
India

Resolution of Doka La issue does not mean we let our guards down: Lt General PM Hariz

The Doka la problem was not the last of its kind and the army cannot afford to lower its guard since it has been resolved, a top military commander

China says ready for talks with India on reopening Nathu La for pilgrims
India

China says ready for talks with India on reopening Nathu La for pilgrims

China on Tuesday said it is ready for talks to reopen the Nath La pass for Indian pilgrims, which it had closed in mid June over the military standoff at Doka La.

Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping look beyond Doka La; ties might reset after Communist Party of China's national congress
India

Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping look beyond Doka La; ties might reset after Communist Party of China's national congress

Highly placed sources claim that both Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping left the shadow of Doka La far behind and agreed to a constructive futuristic relationship in Xiamen

Surgical strikes in PoK were to convey LoC can be breached, says Indian Army commander
India

Surgical strikes in PoK were to convey LoC can be breached, says Indian Army commander

A top army commander on Thursday said the surgical strikes carried out last year at terror camps in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) were intended to convey the message that the Line of Control (LoC) can be breached whenever the need arises.

Bipin Rawat warns of two-front war with China and Pakistan: India must be vigilant and upgrade its defences at the earliest
India

Bipin Rawat warns of two-front war with China and Pakistan: India must be vigilant and upgrade its defences at the earliest

Delivering the keynote address at a seminar on Future Contours and Trends in Warfare, at New Delhi on 6 September, army chief General Bipin Rawat categorically stated that despite nuclear deterrence, the possibility of a war on two fronts cannot be ruled out.

Days after Modi-Xi meeting, Army chief says China is encroaching territory: Bipin Rawat warns of two-front war
India

Days after Modi-Xi meeting, Army chief says China is encroaching territory: Bipin Rawat warns of two-front war

India should be prepared for a two-front war, Army chief Bipin Rawat said on Wednesday, adding that the threat of conflict was real on both western and northern borders, and deterrence in form of nuclear bombs or military power may not actually stop it.

BRICS Summit 2017: Counter-terrorism, climate change and sustainable development reverberates in meet
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BRICS Summit 2017: Counter-terrorism, climate change and sustainable development reverberates in meet

Five major emerging economies opened the BRICS summit at China's Xiamen on Monday to map out their future course

After Doka La issue, Kiren Rijiju, Bipin Rawat review infrastructure projects along China border
India

After Doka La issue, Kiren Rijiju, Bipin Rawat review infrastructure projects along China border

Union ministers Kiren Rijiju, General (retd) VK Singh and Army chief General Bipin Rawat and senior officials reviewed the ongoing projects along the Sino-Indian border

Nirmala Sitharaman as defence minister shatters many glass ceilings, and not just because she's a woman
India

Nirmala Sitharaman as defence minister shatters many glass ceilings, and not just because she's a woman

As Nirmala Sitharaman moves into Raisina Hill, the all powerful CCS will now feature two women.