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Sacrifice of soldiers at Galwan Valley won’t go in vain: Gen MM Naravane

On the occasion of Army Day, Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane has said that the sacrifice of 20 Indian soldiers who achieved martyrdom during the violent clash with China’s PLA will not go in vain. General Naravane also hit out at China for its aggression in eastern Ladakh terming it as a conspiracy to...

India-China relationship “profoundly disturbed”: Jaishankar

Armed Chinese troops in large numbers along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) poses a very critical security challenge to India, said Union external affairs minister S Jaishankar at a virtual event hosted by the Asia Society. The external affairs minister added that the violent clashes at the de-facto border in the eastern Ladakh sector...

MEA says Chinese troops again involved in provocative action

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Tuesday said that Chinese troops were engaged in provocative action again in the southern bank of Pangong Tso Lake on Monday. MEA added that India was able to prevent Chinese attempts. The development comes within two days of a similar incident involving the Chinese troops in the same...

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...

Border Dispute: India, China to hold fifth round of talks

After four rounds of military talks, India and China are likely to hold the fifth round of discussion to sort out the border dispute. The border dispute flared between the two countries after a confrontation of the two armies at Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh last month. India will be pitching for the withdrawal of...

Defence minister Rajnath Singh arrives in Leh to review ground situation

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh arrived in Leh on Friday to carry out a comprehensive review of the security scenario in the region in wake of the border face-off with China. Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat and Army chief Gen MM Naravane are accompanying Singh on the visit. Rajnath Singh is set to visit...

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 pitches for ‘status quo ante’ in border talks with China

The Indian military conveyed a “very clear” message to the Chinese army during a nearly 15-hour-long talk that status quo ante must be restored in eastern Ladakh and it will have to follow all mutually agreed protocols for border management to bring back peace and tranquillity along the Line of Actual Control, government sources said...

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...

NSA Ajit Doval, Chinese foreign minister agree on swift disengagement of troops at LAC

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held a telephonic conversation on Sunday during which they agreed on disengagement of troops along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) at the earliest, the Ministry of External Affairs said. Doval and Wang are special representatives for border talks between the two countries. In...