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US Concerned Over China's Attempt To 'Intimidate' India And Other Neighbouring Countries

Jan 11, 2022 PTI

Ahead of the 14th round of military-level talks between India and China, the United States expressed concern over Beijing's behaviour in the region that could prove to be destabilising.

China's Pangong Bridge In Illegally Held Area, Says MEA: No 'Russian Fix' For Indo-China Ties?

Jan 06, 2022 Seema Guha

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.


India Dismisses China ‘Antics’ Of Renaming 15 Locations In Arunachal Pradesh

India said China should instead focus on resolving friction points in eastern Ladakh. India also took note of letter written by Chinese embassy to the country’s MPs.

Rahul Gandhi Questions PM Modi’s Silence On China's Bridge Over Pangong Tso In Ladakh Along LAC

Jan 04, 2022 PTI

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has questioned PM Narendra Modi’s silence on China’s bridge construction over Pangong Tso lake in Ladakh along LAC(Line of Actual Control).


'Why Is China Ramping Up Infra Near Ladakh?' Pangong Lake Bridge Raises Concerns In Chushul

The recent reports of a bridge being constructed by China over the Pangong Lake have left many including the Chushul Councillor Konchok Stazin concerned about its motives.

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03 January, 2022

China Builds Bridge Over Pangong Lake: PLA Trying To Stoke Tensions In Ladakh Again?

Seema Guha

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.


22 December, 2021

Rahul Gandhi’s Statehood Demand Falls Flat; J&K BJP Says Ladakh Always Wanted Union Territory Status

Naseer Ganai

Gandhi Tuesday gave an adjournment notice in the Lok Sabha for giving statehood and Inclusion of Ladakh in Schedule VI of the Constitution of India.


20 December, 2021

Amidst Ladakh Standoff India Appoints Pradeep Kumar Rawat As New China Ambassador

PTI

Pradeep Kumar Rawat currently is India’s ambassador to Netherlands and is expected to join his new assignment shortly, said Union Ministry of External Affairs.


20 December, 2021

Traditional Wisdom, Not Modern Technology Will Save Mountains, Says Sonam Wangchuk

Ashwani Sharma

Magsaysay awardee Ladakh-based innovator Sonam Wangchuk upheld traditional wisdom and social capital as measures against natural disasters at a Climate conference.


15 December, 2021

Is BJP In Quandary In Ladakh After A 'Historical' Strike?

Naseer Ganai

BJP Ladakh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal demands constitutional safeguards for Ladakh.


13 December, 2021

Amid India-China Stand-off, Ladakh Strike Comes As A Wake Up Call

Naseer Ganai

Despite having some concessions from the government in contrast to J&K, the leaders of the Leh Apex Body and Kargil Democratic Alliance are not ready to settle for anything less than full-fledged statehood.


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26 November, 2021

RIC Meeting: India, China, Russia Reminds Afghanistan To Create Inclusive Government

Seema Guha

The meeting between three Eurasian powers India, China and Russia reminded the Taliban to not allow terrorist groups to function from Afghan soil.


18 November, 2021

India, China Agree To Hold Next Round Of Military Talks, Complete Disengagement Objective

Outlook Web Desk

In a statement, the MEA said it was agreed that both sides (India and China) should in the interim also continue to ensure a stable ground situation and avoid any untoward incident.


14 November, 2021

Ladakh: Call For Bandh On December 6 Shows How Politics Plays Differently In The New Union Territory

Naseer Ganai

On Saturday Leh Apex Body (LAB) and Kargil Democratic Alliance (KDA) announced an agitation in the entire Ladakh region with a bandh call on December 6.


21 October, 2021

Arunachal Sector: India Boosts Firepower Along LAC To Counter Chinese Aggression

Outlook Web Desk

India has deployed upgraded L70 anti-aircraft guns in forward areas along the LAC in addition to its existing Swedish Bofors guns and M-777 howitzers that were inducted just months back.


17 October, 2021

The Dixon Plan Of 1950 And Davinder Singh Rana

Naseer Ganai

The ‘Dixon Plan’ named after the U.N. Representative Sir Owen Dixon assigned Ladakh to India, the Northern Areas and Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (POK) to Pakistan, split Jammu between the two and envisaged a plebiscite in the Kashmir Valley.


11 October, 2021

India-China Military Talks Fail To Produce Any Resolutions For Ladakh Issue

Outlook Web Desk

The army said that the Chinese side was not agreeable to them and failed to provide forward-looking proposals despite the 'constructive suggestions' made by India.


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10 October, 2021

Why Rumours Of Shah Faesal’s Posting Surface, This Time As An Advisor To Lt Governor

Naseer Ganai

Since January this year, Shah Faesal broke his long silence and is seen praising the government.


Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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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