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China presence in Eastern Ladakh on the rise: Army chief Naravane

New Delhi: China’s presence in Ladakh continues to be a major concern for India. Now, Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane has said that the neighbouring country has raised deployment of its personnel in the forward areas across eastern Ladakh. In an interview to news agency ANI, Naravane said that the Indian Army was regularly...

Defence ministry refutes Rahul Gandhi’s claims on India-China border dispute

In a point-to-point rebuttal of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s claims on the border dispute with China, the defence ministry on Friday issued a statement clarifying that India has not conceded any territory as a result of the disengagement agreement in Ladakh. The ministry’s statement reads: “India has not conceded any territory as a result of...

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...

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...

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...

As PM Modi visits Ladakh, China says India shouldn’t take any action that escalates tension

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Ladakh on Friday amid the ongoing border standoff with China in the eastern part of the union territory seems to have rattled Beijing. As PM Modi reviewed the security situation in Nimu and interacted with security personnel there, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson said that India should not take...

Rahul Gandhi takes a fresh jibe at PM Modi over India-China face-off along LAC

On the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an unannounced trip to a forward post in Ladakh, where the Indian Army is involved in a tense stand-off with China, Rahul Gandhi tweeted a jibe, once again asking “who took our land” along the Line of Actual Control (LAC). “Ladakhis say: China took our land. PM...