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People's Liberation Army


Be prepared to respond to 'complex and difficult' situations: President Xi tells Chinese military

March 10, 2021 9:30 pm

Xi, 67, who heads the ruling Communist Party and the military made the remarks at a panel discussion attended by representatives of the armed forces during the annual Parliament session in Beijing on Tuesday.

IAF has enhanced India’s deterrent and coercive posture in Ladakh

November 23, 2020 8:40 am

Whatever transpires on the ground during the coming weeks, the aerospace segment of deterrence, intelligence gathering, surveillance and reconnaissance must act as the strategic establishment’s eyes and first responder in any future responses along the LAC, particularly in Ladakh.

As going gets tough – soft options beckon China

September 22, 2020 11:43 am

It is in the interest of the emerging super power to encourage secure, peaceful and prosperous neighbourhood. China needs to handle internal unrest in a sensitive and empathetic manner.

China flies 18 warplanes near Taiwan during US envoy's visit

September 18, 2020 7:29 pm

Under Secretary of State Keith Krach, who handles the economic growth, energy and the environment portfolio, held talks with Taiwan's minister of economic affairs and vice premier.

Five Arunachal youths ‘abducted’ by PLA; Army, Police say no such complaint received

September 07, 2020 5:12 pm

Meanwhile, a police team investigating the reports Saturday left for the remote border village where the youths are said to reside. Their families could not be contacted at the time of filing this report.

An Expert Explains: The PLA and its relationship with China's Communist Party

August 23, 2020 10:17 am

To comprehend the aggressive behaviour of the Communist leadership, it is important to understand the symbiotic relationship between these two entities, and the nature of the generational transformation in the Chinese military.

Military Digest | Poised Against India: The PLA’s Western Theatre Command

July 27, 2020 7:09 pm

The fact that the Chinese Western Theatre Command is wholly India-centric should awaken us to the  substantial threat to our security

India-China military ties 'improving', thanks to Modi, Xi efforts: PLA

December 26, 2019 8:33 pm

The military ties constituted an important component of the two informal summits - Wuhan in 2018 and Chennai this year - between Prime Minister Modi and President Xi especially after the 73-day standoff at Doklam in 2017.

Lots of resources shifted from other arms of PLA to its navy: Indian Navy chief

July 25, 2019 4:24 pm

Admiral Karambir Singh's comment comes a day after the Chinese Defence Ministry released a white paper on its military development.

China deploys new missile destroyer in Arabian Sea, IOR; raises security concerns for India

April 04, 2019 8:32 pm

China's 32nd convoy fleet to the Gulf of Aden and Somali waters set sail from a military port in Zhoushan, East China's Zhejiang Province on Thursday, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy official announced.


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

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.