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Explained: Ladakh standoff enters week 9, what are India’s options on China border now?
Mon, Jul 06, 2020

India-China border dispute: What options are available to India to restore status quo ante on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the region?

More meetings needed to end LAC stalemate, Rajnath and Army chief in Ladakh tomorrow
Thu, Jul 02, 2020

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will be visiting Ladakh Friday for a review of the situation. Accompanied by Army chief General MM Naravane and Northern Army Commander Lt General YK Joshi, Singh will interact with troops and will be briefed by military commanders.

Pakistan tries to heat up LoC, 41 militants killed this month in stepped-up J&K ops
Tue, Jun 30, 2020

There have been 382 ceasefire violations (CFVs) recorded on the LoC in May and 302 in June so far, rising sharply from 221 and 181 CFVs recorded during these months last year.

First signs of trouble in Pangong was last September, days after Ladakh became UT
Sun, Jun 28, 2020

Ever since a brawl on September 11 last year – 10 Indian security personnel were injured in the incident -- the Chinese side has been attempting to block Indian patrols from proceeding towards Finger 8 on the north bank of the lake.

Status quo ante the goal, India digs in for long haul
Sat, Jun 27, 2020

A senior government official told The Indian Express that the armed forces had been given a “free hand” to deal with the situation and sufficient troops, military equipment and material have been moved to various areas along the 3,488-km-long disputed border with China.

Chinese building helipad in Pangong Tso, massing troops on southern bank of lake
Sun, Jun 28, 2020

This has led to apprehensions that the Chinese are asserting their claims and conveying their disinclination for restoration of status quo ante in the area.

Closer to strategic DBO, China opens new front at Depsang
Thu, Jun 25, 2020

Around 30 km south-east from the important airstrip of Daulat Beg Oldie (DBO), the Chinese army has moved and deployed in large numbers up to a place called Y-junction or Bottleneck on the Depsang plains.

India, China look at a roadmap: Consensus on disengagement — Planned in stages in each sector, no timeline yet
Wed, Jun 24, 2020

An official told The Indian Express that the Monday meeting at Moldo built on the understanding reached at the previous meeting of the Corps Commanders on June 6, and involved detailed discussions on “all the friction areas,” i.e., Galwan Valley, Hot Springs and Pangong Tso areas.

India-China face-off: Corps Commanders talk well into the night, Army chief reviews situation
Tue, Jun 23, 2020

India pressing for return of troops to locations before build-up

LAC remains on edge, fear of fresh flare-ups, calls to de-escalate
Sun, Jun 21, 2020

The circumstances of the death of the 20 soldiers have increased chances of an escalation into a military conflict on the LAC since adherence to old protocols and SOPs will now be very hard to enforce.

Discussions on with China for another round of military, diplomacy talks
Sun, Jun 21, 2020

“The military talks can be expected to be held in the next 4-5 days, say next week,” an official said.

Explained: If soldiers on LAC were carrying arms, why did they not open fire?
Sat, Jun 20, 2020

India-China Galwan border dispute: Army officers confirmed most of the soldiers in that group which clashed with the Chinese soldiers were carrying their personal weapons, and had ammunition on person.

10 Indian soldiers return from Chinese custody after matter raised in talks
Sat, Jun 20, 2020

Talks at the Major General level between the two sides were held in a very tense environment where both sides discussed the incident.

Deadlock broken in India-China standoff: Headway in talks on ground, Army clarifies no soldier missing
Fri, Jun 19, 2020

India-China Galwan faceoff: The talks, however, have not yet led to further disengagement or de-escalation at various faceoff locations on the Ladakh border.

Explained: What happened to the Mountain Strike Corps?
Fri, Jun 19, 2020

Funds had always been a major issue for the raising of the strike corps, even when the initial raising expenditure of about Rs 65,000 crore was not additionally allocated but considered to be a part of the normal budget.

India-China border faceoff: Major Generals hold talks on ground, all forces put on high state of alert
Thu, Jun 18, 2020

The government, meanwhile, has asked all military units to be in a state of high readiness – on operational alert – for any deployment in light of the high tension on the China border.

India-China Galwan faceoff: How serious is the situation, what happens next?
Fri, Jun 19, 2020

India-China Faceoff at Galwan Valley: How serious is the situation arising out of the violent clash on the Line of Actual Control that left 20 Indian Army personnel dead? A look at what we know of the clash, the takeaways and the way forward.

India-China border dispute: What happened in Nathu La in 1967?
Thu, Jun 18, 2020

The last military skirmish between India and China took place at Nathu La in September 1967. Before it escalated to artillery guns and threats of fighter jets, there was a scuffle between the soldiers of the two armies.

20 Armymen killed fighting back China
Wed, Jun 17, 2020

This unprecedented and dangerous turn to the de-escalation efforts on the LAC set the lines working in the two capitals.

Faceoff in Galwan: CO of 16 Bihar among 20 Army men killed fighting back China
Wed, Jun 17, 2020

India-China violent faceoff: The Army said there were casualties on both sides. Beijing was silent on PLA losses. This unprecedented and dangerous turn to the de-escalation efforts on the LAC set the lines working in the two capitals.

UT Ladakh, no leverage behind China tough talk
Sun, Jun 14, 2020

The creation of Ladakh as a Union Territory, after the abrogation of Article 370 and the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir, is being used by the Chinese as a pretext for the breakdown of existing border agreements.

We want boundary dispute with China resolved as soon as possible: Rajnath
Tue, Jun 09, 2020

Addressing a Maharashtra Jan Samvad virtual rally on Monday, Rajnath Singh also slammed the Congress for targeting the government on the border issue and said he would make a statement in Parliament and “not mislead the people”.

Delhi prepares for long haul: Military, diplomatic engagements to continue
Mon, Jun 08, 2020

In first remarks after the marathon meeting Saturday between Indian and Chinese army commanders at the Chushul-Moldo border point, the Ministry of External Affairs, in a statement, said it “took place in a cordial and positive atmosphere”.

India-China stand-off: Everything we know about the unfolding situation in Ladakh
Tue, Jun 16, 2020

India-China border dispute: There is mobilisation of a significant number of Chinese soldiers and military equipment in some areas on the LAC in Ladakh.

Border meeting over Ladakh tensions: Delhi, Beijing work the lines, commanders to hold LAC talks today
Sat, Jun 06, 2020

The Indian agenda for the meeting, an official said, centres around restoration of the status quo ante on the LAC to April-end -- before China diverted its forces from an ongoing military exercise towards the Indian side.