Doklam News

Post-Doklam, China talks of roadmap on border tensions

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.

Panel concerned over Chinese infrastructure close to Doklam

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.


Simply Put: A year after Doklam face-off

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.

Dragon in the room

A year after Doklam, India and China are expanding engagement. They must also move on the border dispute.

Response to Doklam showed this is not India of 60s: M J Akbar

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".

Possible Chinese still in north Doklam: Foreign Secretary, predecessor told panel after faceoff ended

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.


China Minister arrives in Bhutan on first top-level visit after Doklam

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.

PM Modi meets Bhutan PM, talks development cooperation

In their talks, PM Modi and Tshering Tobgay are also expected to deliberate on the situation at the Doklam tri-junction, the site of the 73-day-long standoff between Indian and Chinese armies last year.

Sushma, Sitharaman did not confront China on Doklam: Congress

Noting Modi was slated to visit China later this month for an informal summit meeting with President Xi Jinping, it asked if he will take up the issue.

Doklam happened due to lack of mutual trust, says China

"The boundary incident that happened (at Doklam) last year someway reflected lack of mutual trust between the two countries," Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou told the media when asked about the Doklam standoff.

Doklam Videos

On Doklam and surgical strikes, Modi says Congress' comments were childish

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.

Sikkim Impasse Explained: What Is The India-China-Bhutan Border Standoff? Watch video

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.


China Briefs Envoys On Doklam Stand-Off

The Indian Express has learnt that China has conveyed to foreign diplomats in Beijing that troops of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) have been waiting patiently at the plateau Doklam. China claims the Bhutanese land at the trijunction with India and calls it Donglong. China also added that it will not wait for an indefinite […]