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‘Presently’ not detained any Indian soldier: China

China on Friday said that “presently”, it has not detained any Indian soldiers, amidst reports that the Chinese military took some Indian troops captive after a deadly clash in the Galwan Valley on June 15. The brief statement of the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian came a day after the Indian Army said that...

10 Indian soldiers detained by China after Galwan Valley face-off released

Intense negotiations through diplomatic and military channels, including three rounds of talks between senior military officers, led to the release of 10 Indian soldiers detained by the Chinese side during the violent brawl of June 15 in Galwan Valley, people familiar with developments said. The people, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the 10 soldiers,...

India-China held Major General-level talks for third straight day to restore normalcy

Indian and Chinese militaries held Major General-level dialogue on Thursday for the third consecutive day on disengagement of troops as well as restoration of normalcy in Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh. Galwan Valley was the site of a violent clash between Indian and Chinese troops on Monday evening that resulted in the death of a...

Army officer, 2 soldiers killed in face-off with Chinese military

An Indian Army officer and two soldiers were killed in Ladakh’s Galwan Valley on Monday night during “violent face-off” with the Chinese military, officials said. It is believed to be first such incident along the border with China that Indian armed forces personnel have been killed after a gap of nearly 45 years. Four Indian...

Situation at India-China border under control, says Army Chief

The “situation along our borders with China is under control”, Army Chief General MM Naravane said Saturday morning, adding that a series of meetings between senior military commanders from both sides had resulted in “a lot of disengagement” and that “all perceived differences that we (India and China) have will be set to rest”. “I...

India and China “easing” the situation along borders

China on Wednesday said that Indian and Chinese troops have started implementing the “positive consensus” reached by the senior military officials of the two countries on June 6 aimed at “easing” the situation along the borders. The Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson’s remarks came a day after officials in New Delhi suggested that armies of...

Ensure differences do not escalate into disputes, says China on border dispute with India

China on Monday said the latest military-level talks with India to resolve the border standoff underlined the need for both sides to implement the consensus reached between the leadership of the two countries and make sure that “differences” do not escalate into “disputes”. The remarks of China’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying came two...

Problems with China are “baggage” left by Nehru, says Union minister Jitendra Singh

In a brazen attack on Rahul Gandhi for targeting the BJP government for the border stand-off with China, Union minister for Development of Northeast Region, Jitendra Singh, has said that the Congress leader was conveniently forgetting that the problems with China are a “baggage” left by his great grandfather Jawaharlal Nehru. Singh said mistakes were...

India & China agree to resolve border dispute peacefully: MEA

India and China have agreed to “peacefully resolve the situation in the border areas in accordance with various bilateral agreements”, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Sunday, a day after the two counties held high-level talks between the militaries of the two countries near eastern Ladakh. The talks were requested by India and were...

‘Remove China Apps’ removed from Google Play

Remove China Apps, an app that gained popularity in India in recent weeks and did exactly what its name suggests, has been pulled from the Play Store. The top trending app in India, which was downloaded more than 5 million times since late May and enabled users to detect and easily delete apps developed by...

Sizeable number of Chinese troops moved into eastern Ladakh, India taking measures: Rajnath Singh

A “sizeable number” of Chinese troops have moved into eastern Ladakh and India too has taken all necessary steps to deal with the situation, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday, referring to the nearly month-long high-altitude standoff between the two armies. Singh said a meeting between senior Indian and Chinese military leaders has been...

China says border dispute with India “stable & controllable”

China on Monday said that the overall situation at the border with India was “stable and controllable”, and both the countries have “unimpeded” communication channels to resolve the issues through dialogue and consultations. The comments by the Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian came in the backdrop of the continuing standoff between the militaries...