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 Maldives has witnessed a ding-dong battle for influence between India and China. For now, India is in the driver’s seat but that could change if the ruling party is ousted in the Presidential elections next year.
Reports of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) displaying their flag in Galwan Valley and building a bridge over the Pangong Lake in Ladakh caused concern in New Delhi today.
B.D. Mishra said that the Centre, under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is always concerned about the welfare of Army troopers.
People living in villages along Arunachal’s border with China are leaving their homes and moving out of ancestral land for lack of basic facilities.
The Congress also asked PM Modi to "withdraw" his "clean chit" to China that no one has entered into Indian territory while citing the Pentagon report.
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.
The talks are scheduled to start at 10:30 AM at the Moldo border point on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh
Former Foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale’s book ‘The Long Game: How the Chinese Negotiate with India”, has kicked up a row recently. Brinda Karat, Politburo member and senior leader of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) spoke to Outlook about the book, the nuclear deal and more.
India’s Ministry of External Affairs also said efforts are on to bring home Aman Nagsen's mortal remains as quickly as possible.
Jairam Thakur, who was on a visit to the Kinnaur district, added that there is no violation of the border and the construction work is confined to China’s side of the border.
Chinese President Xi sent a message of sympathy to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the COVID-19 pandemic in India.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told a media briefing here that China expresses sincere sympathies to India over the deteriorating coronavirus situation in the country recently.
The Centre also said that it is taking all necessary measures to safeguard India’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Vivo's IPL sponsorship deal with the BCCI, worth Rs 440 crore per year, was suspended last season due to the India-China border standoff
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.
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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