Monday, 5 December, 2022
TopicDisengagement

Topic: disengagement

No war no peace in PP15 but China wants more in Depsang Plains, Charding-Ninglung Nala

Sumdorong Chu confrontation that happened under Rajiv Gandhi took 9 yrs for status quo restoration; movement on PP15 13 months.

Hot Springs to top agenda at latest Ladakh talks, Depsang & patrolling could remain sore points

The 15th round of India-China military commander-level talks will be held on 11 March on the Indian side of the Chushul-Moldo meeting point.

China believes its time has come. But here’s what it hasn’t come to terms with yet

At the 13th round of corps commanders-level talks, India 'stuck to its stand' that it's the Chinese who disturbed the status quo last year. But Beijing has only upped the ante.

Modi government’s politics with China is evolving. Gogra disengagement is proof

The Modi government has adopted the correct strategy — swallow the bitter pill of buffer zones and bide our time to challenge China when we are ready.

India must focus on China’s new ‘arms race’ and not get carried away by Gogra disengagement

India is already well within the targeting range of Beijing’s existing missiles. But an arms race is not good at all for Delhi’s own positioning in international relations.

Why India opted for a ‘stand-alone’ agreement with China in Ladakh

It is my assessment that the Chinese issued a direct/indirect threat to go on the offensive in DBO and Gogra-Hot Springs sector.

China changes stance, wants de-escalation before disengagement in Ladakh. India disagrees

De-escalation before disengagement could give China an advantage as it can move troops back much faster than India due to its better infrastructure.

Corps Commander talks ends after 13 hours, India and China discuss further disengagement

Army sources said that the two countries discussed disengagement from remaining friction points, including Gogra heights, Hot Springs and Depsang Plains in the 11th round of talks.

No delay in talks with India to discuss disengagement of troops from eastern Ladakh: China

Amid reports about the likelihood of 11th round of corps commander-level talks, China said India's proposal for restoration of status quo at eastern Ladakh could be discussed.

LAC disengagement done. India, China can now return to old love-hate routine

A month later, it seems that the much-acclaimed first step of disengagement at LAC was only a stand-alone agreement to enable both China and India to claim victory.

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Why China’s protests against Zero Covid won’t challenge Xi Jinping yet

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Rupee to hover near weaker side of 81/dollar, bond yields await RBI’s monetary policy decision

The rupee ended last week at 81.3175 per dollar but underperformed its Asian peers due to strong demand for the greenback from corporates.

Defence

Russian President Vladimir Putin with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (Photo Credit - Reuters)

In western arms sanctions on Russia, China’s arms industry could stand to gain

The arms export embargoes on Moscow could create an opportunity for Beijing to supply arms to countries like Myanmar, which are heavily dependent on Russian arms.
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Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.