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.
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 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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Magsaysay awardee Ladakh-based innovator Sonam Wangchuk upheld traditional wisdom and social capital as measures against natural disasters at a Climate conference.
BJP Ladakh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal demands constitutional safeguards for Ladakh.
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.
The meeting between three Eurasian powers India, China and Russia reminded the Taliban to not allow terrorist groups to function from Afghan soil.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Since January this year, Shah Faesal broke his long silence and is seen praising the government.
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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