September 22, 2020 7:13 pm
"The 2017 Doklam crisis appears to have shifted China's strategic objectives, with China more than doubling its total number of air bases, air defense positions, and heliports near the Indian border over the past three years," the report said.
February 18, 2020 8:10 am
Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat confirmed the use of the naval aircraft while talking about the need for bringing in tri-services synergy in dealing with national security challenges.
December 31, 2019 4:18 pm
A witness to the 73-day faceoff with the Chinese Army at Doklam and a very active Line of Control with Pakistan, where ceasefire violations have reached an all-time high, General Bipin Rawat will take over the duties of CDS from today.
July 25, 2019 7:10 am
Indian government sources, who analysed the white paper, said it also tries to play down heavy military expenditure, saying that China is spending less on defence budgets in terms of GDP in comparison to India, US and other countries.
December 18, 2018 4:31 am
While the government has categorically denied that there is any direct threat presently from Chinese troops, the Standing committee on External Affairs has said that it is always better to have a sense of “healthy scepticism” while dealing with China.
August 28, 2018 6:49 am
On August 28, 2017, after a 73-day face-off in Doklam, India and China announced disengagement of border personnel from the site. A year on, a look at the face-off, its resolution, and what has happened since.
August 28, 2018 12:45 am
A year after Doklam, India and China are expanding engagement. They must also move on the border dispute.
August 25, 2018 10:44 pm
In an oblique reference to Congress president Rahul Gandhi, he said those criticising the government over the issue "clearly prove over and over again that they have no knowledge, no understanding, no IQ sense of what governance is all about".
August 11, 2018 7:03 am
The military faceoff at Doklam between India and China started on June 16, 2017, when a Chinese road construction party tried to build a road in the Doklam region and was stopped by Indian troops from Doka La.
July 24, 2018 6:59 am
While India has been supportive of Bhutan’s outreach to the world, it has always been cautious when it comes to Thimpu’s ties with Beijing.
June 22, 2020 6:21 pm
Replying to the no-confidence motion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that when it came to Doklam, the Congress was all over the place when asked about meeting Chinese officials. And on surgical strikes, he said, the party's comments were childish.
June 22, 2020 6:57 pm
Doklam standoff: On June 16, Indian soldiers stopped Chinese soldiers from constructing a road through the area in Doklam. This lead to a tense standoff between the two sides.
June 22, 2020 6:57 pm