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Pangong lake area and its eight fingers marked out, near LAC | Abhijit Iyer-Mitra | Twitter

Indian and Chinese troops begin disengagement in Ladakh, Army to remain very cautious

The Indian Army will carry out a verification process in a 72-hour window to ensure China's PLA soldiers have adhered to the agreement arrived at the Corps Commander-level meetings.
Lt Gen H.S. Panag (background image) was part of the battalion that captured Pakistan Air Force pilot Flight Lt Parvaiz Qureshi Mehdi (inset) | Twitter/@rwac48/thepakteahouse.blogspot.com

‘Reminiscences, Reforms & Romance’ — New book gives a deep, insider’s look at Indian Army

Lt Gen (retd) HS Panag's 'The Indian Army...', by Westland, will be released on 13 July on SoftCover, ThePrint’s new e-venue to launch select non-fiction books.
Victoria Cross Action by Havaldar (Later Honorary Captain) Umrao Singh of the 22 Medium Regiment, World War II, Battle of Kaladan Valley, Burma in 1944 | Source: Army

22 Medium Regiment, which took part in 1962 war, completes 100 years of its raising

In the battle of Bum La and Nuranag of 1962, the regiment played a crucial role in the fight against the Chinese. The regiment also participated in World War I and II.
A view of Leh, Ladakh. | Photo: Sajid Ali/ThePrint

Army holds porter recruitment rally in Leh amid LAC stand-off with China, Covid crisis

As many as 1,000 applicants showed up for the rally held on 20 June, which was held five days after the Galwan clash at the LAC.
A file photo of Bihar Regiment soldiers. | By special arrangement | ThePrint

1857 Indian uprising to Galwan clash: How Army’s Bihar Regiment demolished ‘non martial’ tag

Bihar regiment was born out of Bengal Native Infantry, which was raised by East India Company in 1750s. It comprises two groups — colloquially knows as North Biharis and South Biharis.
File photo | Army personnel pay tribute to Naib Subedar Satnam Singh who was killed in Galwan | Gurdaspur | PTI

Indian intelligence failure again? Heroism at Galwan must lead to reforms

India was napping in the 1950s when a strategic highway was built in Aksai Chin. Then again in 1999 at Kargil, and now in Ladakh.
The Indo-Nepal border shut down after the announcement of Nepal's government to contain the coronavirus pandemic, in Kakarvitta in March

Nepal to set up army barrack, border outpost near Kalapani after getting controversial new map

China’s Communist Party holds workshop on developing leadership skills for Nepal amid LAC tensions, Kalapani row
(Clockwise from left) Colonel Santosh Babu, Sepoy Ojha and Havildar Palani, who were killed during a clash with Chinese troops in Ladkah on 15 June 2020 | PTI

These are the 20 soldiers ‘killed in action’ in Galwan after clashes with Chinese troops

The Indian Army released the list of the 20 soldiers who were killed in the violent clashes with Chinese troops late Monday night in Ladakh's Galwan Valley.
Chinese president Xi Jinping | Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

After Galwan deaths, China tells India not to ‘complicate situation by crossing border’

India hasn’t responded to China’s statement even as the external affairs minister, defence minister, CDS Rawat and three service chiefs held an emergency meet.
File image of PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping

India expects ‘forward movement’ soon in resolving Ladakh border standoff with China

New Delhi and Beijing are believed to be holding 'regular talks' through diplomatic channels to resolve the ongoing military standoff at the LAC in Ladakh.

On Camera

File photo | Sushant Singh Rajput | Facebook/SushantSinghRajput

Nepotistic privilege should be a matter of social shame. It holds India back

Woke young millennials should start looking down upon friends who take the easy route of following up on their parents’ careers.
Representational image of Union finance ministry | ANI

Economy showing signs of recovery but pandemic may affect business climate: Finance Ministry

Improved kharif sowing, pick-up in electricity and petrol consumption, and higher freight movement indicate green shoots in the economy, ministry report stated.

Defence

File image of Indian soldiers in Ladakh | By special arrangement

PLA troops ‘completely move out’ of Galwan as India-China head towards total disengagement

India and China have begun a second attempt at disengagement in Ladakh after a 61-day stand-off along the western sector of the LAC.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

It’s time for China, Pakistan, even India to rethink the fantasy Modi called expansionism

India, China and Pakistan all want territory from another. But it’s a pursuit doomed to fail as they can’t get it without annihilating the other.