Monday, 3 October, 2022
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Topic: Chinese troops

Chinese flag in Galwan on New Year Day was outside Indian territory, new data reveals

Chinese state media had put out edited images on 1 January with the caption, ‘national flag rise over Galwan Valley on New Year Day’. This had led to a political row in India.

Why the Chinese build-up at LAC will set stage for a permanent solution

The fallout of the increased deployment will be that the LAC will de facto become the border with no scope for any change short of a limited war.

Nine rounds of military talks held with Chinese, no ‘visible expression’, says Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said senior military commanders of India and China will continue to hold talks on the process of disengagement of troops in eastern Ladakh Saturday.

LAC crisis will be a long haul, can cost both India and China

Prolonged deployment and maintenance of large bodies of troops in extremely inhospitable conditions is draining both India and China’s economies.

Satellite images reveal continued Chinese military build-up in Tibet and Aksai Chin areas

According to an assessment, Chinese troops appear to be getting ready for long & harsh winters, making the Indian Army cautious about the disengagement process.

Some deception, some posturing — the message from the Chinese military build-up in Ladakh

Satellite imagery experts say that Chinese presence in Ladakh has grown since May with the deployment of additional equipment and defensive structures.

BJP leader Kapil Mishra shares ‘report’ claiming 100 Chinese soldiers died in Galwan

The report, riddled with spelling and factual errors, was published on kreately.in, which is a website where anyone can sign up and post. 

China departed from LAC consensus, wanted to unilaterally change status quo, says India

According to the MEA, the ‘violent face-off’ could have been avoided if the agreement that was reached at the higher level was ‘scrupulously followed by the Chinese side’.

1975 Arunachal ambush — the last time Indian soldiers died in clash with China at LAC

Chinese forces had crossed over into the Indian territory at Tulung La in Arunachal Pradesh and ambushed a patrol of Assam Rifles jawans, killing four of them.

Doklam to Galwan: Have Modi-Xi informal summits been more about optics than border peace?

The standoff between Indian and Chinese militaries continues at Ladakh. India is deploying troops at multiple locations to mirror Chinese deployment.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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