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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Photo: ANI

Chinese troops present in sizeable numbers at LAC, India has done what’s needed: Rajnath

Defence Minister says India and China perceive LAC differently, leading to regular jostling; Beijing ‘should seriously deliberate’ and resolve the issue amicably.
Trucks carry essential commodities in Ladakh | Representational image | ANI

Northern Commander in Ladakh, Army moves more troops amid standoff with China

Additional troops have been brought in from three locations outside Ladakh to the LAC where a standoff with China has been on since early May.
An army convoy moving towards the Zojilla pass, in Drass, Ladakh on 28 May 2020 (representational image) | ANI

Indian and Chinese brigade commanders meet at LAC — ‘No breakthrough but talks positive’

Tactical commanders from India and China have also held talks on board boats in Pangong Lake over the past few days to ease tensions.
File image of a meeting between officers of the Indian Army and China's People's Liberation Army in Nathu La, Sikkim (representational image) | Photo: ANI

China says situation at border with India ‘stable and controllable’

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said the two countries have unimpeded communication channels and hoped the issue can be resolved through dialogue and consultations.
Pangong Lake | Commons

More ‘Ladakh clashes’ emerge as India-China tension turns into social media battle

Chinese and Indian social media handles Sunday circulated visuals of soldiers from both sides being assaulted.
File image of a meeting between officers of the Indian Army and China's People's Liberation Army in Nathu La, Sikkim (representational image) | Photo: ANI

Senior Indian, Chinese military commanders set to meet to defuse Ladakh tensions

Divisional commander-level talks are set to be held ‘soon’, while diplomatic talks are also on between India & China to ensure the issue is settled peacefully.
An army convoy moving towards the Zojilla pass, in Drass, Ladakh on 28 May 2020 (representational image) | ANI

Video shows Indian troops challenging Chinese in Ladakh, but Army says ‘not authenticated’

Indian soldiers can be seen hitting the windows of a vehicle with rods and stones in an attempt to intimidate the Chinese in Pangong Lake area of Ladakh.

Won’t allow India’s ‘pride to be hurt’: Rajnath Singh on Ladakh standoff

As Indian & Chinese troops engage in a tense border standoff, Singh said that bilateral talks were on at military & diplomatic levels to resolve the row.
Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria, head of the Indian Air Force | Photo: ANI

Will order for 83 Tejas soon, HAL to deliver 70 aircraft by 2026: IAF chief Bhadauria

Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria said the plans were being drawn up to depute more officers to HAL to increase accountability.
An army convoy moving towards the Zojilla pass, in Drass, Ladakh on 28 May 2020 (representational image) | ANI

Chinese troops blacktopping track in disputed ‘finger’ area in Ladakh amid border tensions

The fresh Chinese construction activity is happening around Finger 4 in Pangong lake area. China also blocked the route of Indian patrol teams in the disputed region.

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File image of PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping | Wikimedia Commons

China’s on India’s side in Pangong, Hot Springs. ‘Difference in perception’ line suits it

China has, over the years, specialised in salami slicing. In Sept 2017, then Army chief Bipin Rawat had cautioned that China was silently taking over territory.

Harsh Vardhan questions Delhi govt: Is Arvind Kejriwal failing in handling Covid-19 crisis?

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan Thursday raised concerns about rising Covid cases and low testing levels in Delhi.

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File image of soldiers of the Indian Army and China's People's Liberation Army | Photo: ANI

India, China army commanders to meet tomorrow. These are the issues 14 Corps chief will raise

14 Corps Commander Lt Gen Harinder Singh is scheduled to meet China’s Southern Xinjiang Military District chief at Chushul-Moldo border personnel meeting point Saturday.

The Chinese are so predictable, Modi & Shah should’ve seen them coming on 5 August 2019

India should’ve anticipated the Chinese appearance in Ladakh, even the timing of it, when the status of Jammu & Kashmir was changed.