Thursday, 1 December, 2022

Topic: Doklam

One year after Doklam, China intrudes again — in Ladakh

The incursion took place in June in Demchok, the same place where Indian and Chinese troops faced-off when Xi and Modi met in late 2014.

This is the first official account of the India-China face-off in Doklam

It took 13 rounds of diplomatic discussions over 6 weeks to defuse the tension that had sparked fears of war, top officials told a parliamentary panel.

Chinese envoy wears a turban, evokes memories of Sikh parody during Doklam

Lui Zhaohui, China’s ambassador to India, travelled to Ludhiana and Amritsar this week.

Doklam issue was handled with diplomatic maturity, says Sushma Swaraj

Modi-Xi's Wuhan summit was aimed at creating a conducive environment between India and China, she says.

Imran Khan’s victory speech, and 21st century’s longest total lunar eclipse today

Front Page The world, including Imran Khan himself, has called it — He’s going to be the next Prime Minister of Pakistan. Amid claims of election...

Report about China extending road in Doklam is ‘incorrect’, say Army & MEA

After last year’s stand-off, India has drawn a ‘red line’ near Torsa Nullah that cuts through the Doklam Plateau in Bhutan.

PM Modi says Rahul Gandhi calling surgical strike a jumla strike is an insult to soldiers

Says talks with China undertaken with “full transparency and responsibility”, provides no details on Rafale.

Need to take an extra step & maintain new equilibrium with China: Ex-NSA Shivshankar Menon

A boundary is a useful issue to regulate the temperature of India-China relationship, but it’s a lever, said Menon.

Despite Modi-Xi bonhomie, China moves into Arunachal Pradesh, builds new road and barracks

The Chinese have not yet reconciled to the fact that India has stood up to PLA aggression in Doklam. The strategic Tsari Chu valley is now in the dragon’s eye. 

India-China ties cannot afford another Doklam, says Chinese envoy

Luo Zhaohui said that both the countries should narrow their differences and adopt confidence-building measures.

On Camera


Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.