India asserted that a bridge being built by China across Pangong lake in eastern Ladakh is in an area that has been under that country's "illegal occupation" for around 60 years, and said it was taking all steps to ensure that the country's security interests are "fully protected".
The New Year is unlikely to see better ties Between India-China as MEA hits out at the Xi Jinping government over the construction of a bridge in Pangong Lake in what the MEA claimed was illegally held territory.
Opposition raises question of Ladakh's status qou regarding the Sino-India in Rajya Sabha Session
India-China Border: The Centre said that the Army needs to be ready for any exigency and cannot be caught napping like it happened in 1962.
Top US diplomat Nicholas Burns told members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during his confirmation hearing on Wednesday that the US will challenge China where it must.
India has strengthened overall military preparedness at LAC using a fleet of remotely piloted aircraft and other assets to deal with any Chinese misadventure in the sector.
The military stand-off between India and China was triggered by People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers crossing the LAC and taking up positions inside Indian territory in the summer of 2020.
Since the disengagement in the Pangong Tso area, China is dragging its feet over pulling out from other areas where the LAC was breached last summer.
The Army also said that the report mentioning that agreements with China have collapsed is 'false and baseless'
India is learnt to have insisted on a faster disengagement process in areas such as Hot Springs, Gogra and Depsang to defuse tension in eastern Ladakh.
‘Mark my words, our land in Depsang is gone… Government of India's cowardice will lead to tragic consequences in the future,’ Rahul Gandhi said
India’s statement comes in the backdrop of a US firm's report that said a China-linked group recently targeted India’s power grid system
Recorded Future, a Massachusetts-based company, in its recent report details the alleged campaign conducted by a China-linked group RedEcho, which reportedly targeted the Indian power sector.
External affairs minister S Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi have agreed to establish a hotline for 'timely' communication and exchange of views
Last week, Indian and Chinese armies carried out a 'synchronised' disengagement of frontline troops along the banks of Pangong Tso in Ladakh, putting an end to a nine-month-long military standoff.
The two sides held a Corps Commander-level meeting at the Moldo border point on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) on Saturday.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also asserted that India will not allow any ‘unilateral action’ on its borders
The 30-member panel, which is presided over by senior BJP leader Jual Oram, also consists of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. They are likely to visit Ladakh in May-June
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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