Jawaharlal Nehru did not try to cover up the Chinese betrayal. Unlike Prime Minister Modi, Nehru accepted a young AB Vajpayee’s demand and called a Parliament session on November 8, 1962, writes Manish Tewari.
In Ladakh, both sides had agreed to a phased withdrawal and the creation of buffer zones with limits of patrolling to avoid any further clashes. As events are playing out, it is evident that China is dragging its feet on a pullback beyond symbolic gestures.
A year after Ladakh was given the status of a Union Territory, several socio-religious groups raise concerns over preserving Ladakh's culture, identity and, most of all, employment opportunities for Ladakhi youths.
High speed Internet in Jammu and Kashmir has been suspended since August 5, 2019 when the Centre announced revocation of its special status and bifurcation of the state into union territories of
Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir.
China’s aggression is born out of insecurities about India’s foreign policy and its stand on issues of mutual interest, writes Lt Gen (Retd) Subrata Saha, a member of the national security advisory board