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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh addresses troops at the Pangong Tso in Ladakh Friday | Photo: ANI

Year after first big India-China clash in Ladakh, tensions linger. This is how it all began

China-India tensions began in late April last year when the Chinese objected to India’s construction of footbridges in Galwan Valley but the first major clash was on 18 May 2020.
Joe Biden (top left), Yoshihide Sug (top right), Scott Morrison (bottom left), and Narendra Modi, during the virtual Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) meeting, on 12 March 2021 | Bloomberg

Seventh Fleet move a reminder that Quad must remain a group of equals, not a US-led posse

New Delhi must keep in mind that Quad is not a military alliance.
Army tanks seen in eastern Ladakh, on 10 February 2021 | Photo: Indian Army

Chinese military says India should cherish ‘positive trend’ of disengagement in Ladakh

After the 11th round of military talks, Indian Army said that both sides held deliberation on disengagement of troops at remaining friction points & agreed to avoid new incidents.
File image of Indian soldiers in Ladakh | By special arrangement

India, China agree to maintain stability & avoid new incidents, in 11th round of talks

The Indian Army Saturday said the two sides agreed on the need to resolve the outstanding issues in an expeditious manner in accordance with the existing agreements and protocols.

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.
Chinese PLA troops dismantling temporary structures erected near the Pangong Tso and marching back | Photo released by Indian Army

Eastern Ladakh situation ‘eased distinctly’ thanks to joint efforts with India, says China

China's military Thursday credited the joint efforts with India on disengagement from Pangong Lake but did not say when the pullout will take place from the remaining areas along LAC.
Union Minister V Muraleedharan during a Budget Session in New Delhi, on 9 March 2021 | ANI Photo

India’s engagement with China complex, Union minister Muraleedharan tells Lok Sabha

The MoS External Affairs said the two sides agree that future direction of India-China relations should be built upon respecting each other's sensitivities and aspirations.
File photo of former foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale | PTI

3 recent phases that marked mistrust in India-China ties — ex-foreign secy Gokhale explains

In a Carnegie India paper, Vijay Gokhale says the most fundamental misperception between India & China is they're unable to comprehend the other’s international ambitions.
Former Army chief Gen. V.P. Malik | Photo: Twitter | @Vedmalik1

India’s appeasement policy towards China has ended, says former Army chief Gen Malik

Speaking at ThePrint’s Off the Cuff event, in conversation with Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, Gen Malik also said Modi govt wasn’t taking things lying down with adversaries.
Chinese PLA troops march back from the Pangong Tso area in eastern Ladakh | Photo released by Indian Army

India expects China to work towards early disengagement in remaining areas of Ladakh, says MEA

The External Affairs Ministry also said that details of setting up the hotline between EAM Jaishankar and Chinese FM Wang Yi would be worked out through diplomatic channels.

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Representational image | Twitter | @EU_in_India

Next gen FTAs are all about labour, environment protection. Only way India can edge China out

Adopting Trade and Sustainable Development committments as part of India-EU FTA could help Indian exporters differentiate from competition such as China.
An Air India aircraft takes off from Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata (Representational image) | Photographer: Arko Datto | Bloomberg

Air India’s privatisation won’t be affected by Cairn ‘pressure tactics’, govt says

Cairn Energy has sued Air India in the US to recover its $1.2 billion arbitration award. This has raised questions around the stake sale of the national carrier.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh addresses troops at the Pangong Tso in Ladakh Friday | Photo: ANI

Year after first big India-China clash in Ladakh, tensions linger. This is how it all began

China-India tensions began in late April last year when the Chinese objected to India’s construction of footbridges in Galwan Valley but the first major clash was on 18 May 2020.

By the rivers of the heartland & across Vindhyas, proof which politics sucks & which works

Politics & economics are at the heart of Covid tragedy in UP, Bihar. The regional imbalance in political power, economic & social indicators is deeply troublesome.