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India China border dispute


Explained: In archives, reminder of Galwan in 1962 before the echo in 2020

July 10, 2020 5:03 am

Archives of The Indian Express from 1962 reflect how tensions unfolded in the same areas of Ladakh, particularly Galwan, that have been in the news in the last two months.

Gautam Bambawale: 'China is trying to show I am the superpower… India has shown we will not take it lying down’

July 09, 2020 12:49 pm

Gautam Bambawale is a former Indian Ambassador to China. In an E-Xplained event before a nationwide audience on Zoom, he interpreted China’s intentions in the build-up on the Line of Actual Control, and the implications of the stand-off.

Disengagement process: Troops step back 2 km in Hot Springs, Gogra next

July 09, 2020 12:50 pm

"The progress is good. Both forces are moving back with vehicles and structures. The target was set for this evening and it appears it is going to be achieved," a senior army officer said.

Patrolling Points: What do these markers on LAC signify?

July 09, 2020 12:59 pm

Patrolling Points (PPs) are identified and marked on the LAC, which are patrolled with a stipulated frequency by the security forces.

India’s trade agreement with China was one-sided to begin with

July 09, 2020 9:43 am

If you scrutinise the schedules, you will find non-manufacturing items in China’s miscellaneous list, but many manufactured items in India’s miscellaneous list (light engineering, plastic manufactures, cement, agricultural implements, paper). By any yardstick, the 1954 agreement was one-sided.

Called Jaishankar several times, China action incredibly aggressive: Pompeo

July 09, 2020 7:37 am

Referring to China’s new territorial claims with Bhutan, Pompeo said that Beijing has a “pattern of instigating territorial disputes”.

Delhi’s approach: Lower rhetoric, suspend patrols, keep eye on friction points, troops in depth areas

July 09, 2020 9:12 am

Besides the Prime Minister and the NSA, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Home Minister Amit Shah were instrumental in finalising this approach. It was done between the evening of July 5 and the afternoon of July 6.

Explained: Why the new crop of apps should worry Indian users

July 09, 2020 7:24 am

One of the major issues, cyber-security experts say, is the lack of data privacy norms and guidelines in these apps.

After Galwan Valley, troops on both sides start pulling back in Hot Springs sector

July 08, 2020 7:31 am

Both sides, sources said, have moved back troops by more than 1 km at each of these locations and neither side will patrol the de facto buffer zones as long as the current tensions continue. These limits on patrolling, sources said, will not be permanent.

Sanctions by India alone will hardly sting China. There's a need to think beyond trade barriers

July 08, 2020 9:27 am

The ongoing crisis opens a window for New Delhi to reset relations with China. New Delhi’s trade policy needs to be alive to the imperative of higher growth, which can be achieved only through more, not less, globalisation.


India-China border row: People stage protest, shout anti-China slogans in Kolkata

June 20, 2020 10:01 pm

The Galwan Valley has always been under India’s control, and has not figured in China’s maps since 1962.

Farewell, Soldiers: Nation joins families in mourning those killed in Galwan Valley clash

June 19, 2020 11:12 am

Nation joins families in mourning those killed in Galwan Valley clash

'Boycott China': People take to streets after LAC clash

June 18, 2020 3:00 pm

The protests come days after a violent clash in Ladakh left 20 Indian soldiers dead.