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Rahul Gandhi takes a dig at PM Modi over China

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has taken a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid the ongoing border tussle with China. Rahul Gandhi said that “Mr 56” has not said the word “China” for months and maybe he can start by saying the word China. The development comes at a time when reports of a clash...

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...

Second batch of Rafale jets arrived at Jamnagar airbase from France

After the first batch of five Rafale fighter jets arrived in India on July 29, the second batch of three Rafale jets arrived at Gujarat’s Jamnagar airbase on Wednesday evening. Unlike the first batch that made a halt in the UAE before arriving in India, the second batch of the fighter jets flew non-stop from...

ITBP recommends 21 men for gallantry medals at I-Day

The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has recommended the name of 21 of its soldiers for gallantry medals during this year’s Independence Day. ITBP has also awarded 294 of its men with the DG’s gallantry commendations. The soldiers have been recommended as they faced the Chinese troops at Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh during May-June, when...

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...

PM Modi’s constant blunders, indiscretions have left India vulnerable: Rahul Gandhi

The Chinese aggression along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) can be attributed to the “trouble” India has with its foreign policy, economy and the relationship with its neighbours in the last six years, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Friday, sharpening his attack on the government. “What is it about India’s situation that has...

Indians have done their best to counter China’s aggression: Mike Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that Indians have done their best to respond to China’s “incredibly aggressive actions”, asserting that Beijing has a pattern of “instigating” territorial disputes and the world should not allow this bullying to take place. “I have spoken with Foreign (External Affairs) Minister (S)...

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...

China too refuses Trump’s mediation offer in border dispute with India

As Donald Trump once again repeated his offer to mediate between India and China to resolve the ongoing border standoff, the Chinese foreign ministry has said the two countries are capable of solving the issue through dialogue and rejected Trump’s mediation offer. Chinese Foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian made the comments at a daily briefing...