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Army chief Gen MM Naravane visits forward posts along India-China border

Amid the border tussle with China, Army chief General MM Naravane on Wednesday visited several forward areas along the border with China in eastern Ladakh. The Army chief’s visit is aimed at taking stock of the ground situation prevalent in the forward areas and to review India’s military preparedness. General Naravane visited several forward areas...

Rajnath Singh delivers strong message to China from Rajya Sabha

In a strong message to China, defence minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that no force in the world can stop Indian troops from patrolling the country’s border in Ladakh region. Rajnath Singh was replying to questions raised by the Rajya Sabha MPs on the border face-off with China. The minister said tussle with China...

India-China agree on five-point plan to resolve border stand-off

Following the fresh escalation of tensions in eastern Ladakh along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), India and China have agreed to adopt a five-point plan to resolve the ongoing border stand-off. The five-point plan includes following all protocols and agreements related to the management of the de-facto border. It also includes following existing agreements...

Rahul Gandhi says won’t lie on China

Rahul Gandhi says he is not worried about his political career Congress MP Rahul Gandhi has said he will not lie about Chinese transgressions in eastern Ladakh even if his political career goes bust. Rahul Gandhi says he will stick to the truth as far as the Indian territory is concerned. He made the remarks...

Complete disengagement in eastern Ladakh needs constant verification: Indian Army

The process of complete disengagement of troops in eastern Ladakh is “intricate” and requires constant verification, the Indian Army said on Thursday after the fourth round of marathon military talks between India and China. The army said senior commanders of the Indian and Chinese military reviewed the progress on implementation of the first phase of...

India, China to hold fourth round of Lt Gen-level talks on Tuesday

The Indian and Chinese military are scheduled to hold their fourth round of Lt General-level talks on Tuesday with an aim to finalise modalities for the next phase of de-escalation and disengagement of troops in eastern Ladakh, government sources said on Monday. The meeting is set to be held in Chushul on the Indian side...

Withdrawal of Chinese troops from face-off sites in Gogra & Hot Springs along LAC complete

In line with the first phase of the disengagement process from friction points in eastern Ladakh, China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on Thursday completed moving back its troops from the face-off sites in Gogra and Hot Springs, two days after withdrawing all its personnel from the Galwan Valley, people familiar with the development said. They...

Chinese troops have pulled back 2 km at Patrolling point 14 & 15 in Galwan Valley

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army troops have pulled back around 2 kilometres at Patrolling Point 14 and Patrolling 15 in the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh while the process of pullback has started at the Hot Springs, sources said on Wednesday. The disengagement started after a two-month military standoff and it is happening “as per...

Chinese troops moving back from certain areas in Galwan Valley

The Chinese Army is removing tents and moving back from certain areas of the Galwan Valley, in a first sign of disengagement of troops from the area, government sources said on Monday. They said disengagement of the Chinese troops has started as per an agreement between the Corps Commanders of the two sides. The Chinese...

India has given befitting reply to Chinese transgression: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that India has given a befitting reply to the Chinese transgression in Ladakh and the world has seen India’s commitment in safeguarding its borders. The prime minister in his monthly address to the nation ‘Mann ki Baat’, said that India has given a befitting reply to those who...

US reviewing global deployment of forces to counter China’s threat to India & other countries

The US is reviewing its global deployment of forces to ensure it is postured appropriately to counter the People’s Liberation Army, given the increasing threat posed by China to Asian countries like India, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday. Pompeo made those remarks in response to a question...

India wants peace but can give befitting reply when provoked: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said he wanted to assure the nation that the sacrifice of Indian soldiers killed in a clash with Chinese troops at Galwan Valley in Ladakh would not go in vain and India, while peace-loving, is capable of giving a fitting reply if provoked. “No one should be in any...