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Sikkim standoff

SIKKIM STANDOFF NEWS

Cautiously, Army raises alert level in Arunachal Pradesh as Chinese officials meet US counterparts

August 12, 2017 9:40 am

In the eastern sector, as reported by The Indian Express, Army units in Sikkim have already been staged forward as they undertake their Operational Alert this month which has been advanced from October. No movement of troops has, however, taken place in Ladakh, the other major area where India and China share a disputed border.

China steps up troop presence at Doklam seven weeks into standoff

August 10, 2017 12:21 pm

Doklam standoff: PLA soldiers pitch 80 tents; Army advances exercise for units in Sikkim. The Indian Express has learnt that the number of Chinese troops in the area is estimated to be less than 800, which means that it is not a full PLA infantry battalion.

Bhutan acknowledges that Doklam belongs to China: Chinese official

August 08, 2017 10:26 pm

China's top diplomat on the boundary issue, Wang Wenli, told a visiting Indian media delegation that Bhutan has conveyed to Beijing through the diplomatic channels that the area of the standoff is not its territory.

Raja Mandala: Doklam’s unintended consequence

August 08, 2017 12:51 am

If China makes no room for compromise, India will be forced to think about coping with its power, burying illusions of Asian solidarity

Barahoti a disputed area, no clear demarcation which part belongs to China or India: Uttarakhand CM

August 01, 2017 9:40 pm

"There is one area in Barahoti where carrying of weapons is prohibited for Indian as well as Chinese soldiers. There are instances of Indian soldiers going into their territory and Chinese soldiers coming into our territory," Chief Minister Trivendra Singh said.

Ajit Doval lands in Beijing amid Doklam standoff

July 27, 2017 3:37 am

The NSA reached Beijing on Wednesday to attend a two-day BRICS security summit. "To resolve this issue, the Indian border troops must withdraw without further ado, as Foreign Minister Wang Yi said. That would be the precondition and basis for any meaningful dialogue," said Lu.

Sikkim standoff: China says India should withdraw troops from Doklam for dialogue

July 26, 2017 5:35 pm

Sikkim Standoff: The Doklam issue is expected to be discussed tomorrow and day after during the visit of Indian National Security Adviser Ajit Doval to Beijing for a meeting of the NSAs of BRICS countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.