Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicIndia-China border

Topic: India-China border

China’s new G695 highway across Aksai Chin is a problem. India can’t stay quiet

China has a clear strategy to assert its sovereignty through the management and development of its border areas. Modi govt can't underplay this.

China’s pressure tactics along LAC continue, aim to ‘keep the pot simmering’

The tension isn’t limited to the 1,597-km border in Ladakh, but stretches to the Eastern Sector where the Chinese are busy building infrastructure, including villages, close to the LAC.

India, China militaries likely to talk next on 17 July, to iron out issues in eastern Ladakh

India is expected to press for disengagement of troops as soon as possible in all the remaining friction points besides seeking resolution of issues in Depsang Bulge and Demchok.

Two years after Galwan, Black Top, China changes military strategy—by recruiting Tibetan youth

The Tibetans being recruited by PLA are caught in the CCP’s push to secure border areas through a strategy of military warfare and lawfare.

China intends to keep ‘boundary issue’ alive with India, says Army Chief Gen Pande

Gen Manoj Pande said that while India’s intention was to restore the status quo ante as of April 2020 & to re-establish trust at the LAC, it cannot be a 'one-way affair'.

Book looks at China’s growing role in India’s neighbourhood

New Delhi: A new book seeks to unravel what will the 21st century rivalry between the US and China mean for Afghanistan and also...

Chinese bridge on Ladakh’s Pangong lake being made on illegally-occupied area: Govt

Addressing the Lok Sabha, MoS for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said these areas have been under illegal occupation of China since 1962 and India has never accepted it.

China continues to illegally occupy 38,000 sq km of Indian territory, MoS says in Lok Sabha

External Affairs Minister V Muraleedharan said that Pakistan illegally ceded 5,180 sq km of Indian territory in Shaksgam Valley to China in 1963 from areas illegally occupied by it.

Chinese army has found missing 17-year-old boy from Arunachal, Defence Ministry PRO says

Indian Army had sought assistance from China's People Liberation Army to locate and return Miram Taron, who had gone missing on 18 January and was reportedly captured by PLA.

China’s Pangong Tso bridge can’t be countered with panic or polemic

India needs a long-term military capacity. But developing such a policy and building consensus will be no small ask for Modi whose public image is built on machismo.

On Camera

YourTurn

Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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