Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicIndia-China stand-off

Topic: India-China stand-off

Why the serene Pangong lake lies at the heart of India-China border dispute in Ladakh

China already controlled more than half of the world’s highest saltwater lake, but since May, it has made further incursions to stop Indian patrols.

Learn from Nehru’s mistakes, beware of Chinese expansionism: What RSS’ China policy says

The RSS has consistently taken the stand that India should be wary of China and urged successive governments not to let their guards down when it comes to the Asian giant.

India ‘working faster’ on bridge in Galwan Valley after China’s objections amid stand-off

There are no transgressions in Galwan Valley, say govt officials, but Finger area of Pangong Lake is a trouble spot and could take longer to resolve.

70 yrs on, India’s Tibet dilemma remains. But 4 ways Modi can achieve what Nehru couldn’t

Xi Jinping's China wants to annex the 'five fingers' — Ladakh, Sikkim, Bhutan, Nepal and Arunachal Pradesh — of its 'right palm', which Mao Zedong had referred to Tibet as.

China’s military adventurism is meant to distract from origins of Covid: Tibetan President

Lobsang Sangay, President of the Tibetan government-in-exile, says China is doing to India and its other neighbours what it did to his country in the 1950s.

India and China talk again, Pangong Lake remains point of contention

Multiple rounds of talks, both at military and diplomatic levels, between India and China are to take place in the coming days.

India, China implementing positive consensus aimed at easing tensions, says Beijing

The Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson's remarks came a day after officials in New Delhi suggested that Indian & Chinese forces have undertaken a 'limited disengagement' in few areas.

Talks with China positive & will continue: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

Addressing the BJP's Maharashtra Jan-Samvad Rally via video link, the minister also said the government will ensure that India's pride is not affected.

Ladakh standoff could ‘continue for a little longer’, says China’s Global Times

In a piece that appeared Monday, Chinese paper, however, says that the military commanders’ meeting Saturday may have prevented a Doklam-like situation.

India says will hold more diplomatic-level talks with China to resolve border standoff

A day after commander-level meeting between India and China, New Delhi says it will continue to remain engaged.

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A Kia Sonet in India, 2020 | Wikimedia Commons

Pandemic, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, naysayers —Kia Motors entered India and beat all

Kia Motors claims to have sold over 5 lakh cars in India in just under 3 years. With new EV6 lined up, will the future be as electric for the Korean company?
Wheat being harvested at a village near Amritsar in Punjab | Representational image | ANI

Willing to ‘feed the world’ by summer, India may have to import wheat come winter

With wheat prices soaring, the government may have to slash import duty and impose stock limits, say traders and analysts.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

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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