Friday, 19 August, 2022
TopicIndia-China stand-off

Topic: India-China stand-off

India shifts China diplomacy strategy to high gear after Galwan clash, military-level talks on

Military-level talks continue day after India said 20 soldiers were killed in the violence along LAC in Ladakh. Defence minister, CDS and service chiefs taking stock.

20 Indian soldiers dead in Galwan as border tensions with China soar

A clash Monday led to the first LAC deaths in 45 years. Several Indian soldiers were also allegedly taken captive by Chinese and returned following talks at higher level.

Talks with China need to continue, but it’s time for India to stick together & prepare for worst

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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’.

Traders’ body calls for boycott of 3,000 Chinese products over ‘continued’ border clashes

Confederation of All India Traders condemned the Chinese ‘military aggression’ at the LAC and decided to step up its nationwide campaign to boycott Chinese goods.

Indian borders will remain intact under leadership of PM Modi: BJP president JP Nadda

Referring to rising India-China tensions while addressing a virtual rally, Nadda said the Indian Army is fully equipped to take on any adversary.

After clash with India, PLA says China always had sovereignty over Galwan Valley region

The People’s Liberation Army accused Indian troops of ‘breaking their promises’ and crossing the LAC in the Galwan Valley Monday evening.

Why the remote Galwan Valley is a flashpoint between India and China

Galwan Valley lies along the western sector of the Line of Actual Control, and close to Aksai Chin, an Indian territory under Beijing’s control.

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.

Modi-Shah’s Aksai Chin bravado activated China’s Ying Pai to cross LAC

China's military-bureaucratic grouping Ying Pai are always on the lookout for a chance to expand their national footprint. Modi-Shah provided them just that in August 2019.

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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