Friday, 27 May, 2022
TopicLAC standoff

Topic: LAC standoff

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

Need to renegotiate confidence building measures, says ex Northern Command chief on China standoff

In panel discussion on ‘2 years of crisis in Eastern Ladakh’, Lt Gen (retired) Deependra Singh Hooda also said India & China need to ‘get serious’ about identifying LAC & where it lies today.

Pull back, de-escalate in Ladakh, NSA Doval tells Wang Yi. But Chinese FM plays hardball

Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi has proposed 3-point approach for the two countries — long-term vision, win-win mentality for each other & mutual cooperative posture — during India meeting.

China’s Wang Yi lands in India with diplomatic outreach, gets cold reception before talks

Bitterness preceded the visit, which is happening for the first time since the Ladakh stand-off began, despite its extremely crucial nature. Both sides didn’t announce the visit officially.

Amid Ukraine war, Chinese foreign minister could soon visit India to discuss LAC standoff

Wang Yi, who is also one of the State Council leaders of the CCP, is planning a week-long visit to South Asia and so could drop in for a day. But talks at a ‘premature’ stage.

India against third-party mediation in talks with China, military on alert ‘for any eventuality’

The 14th round of military talks between India and China are scheduled to be held on 12 January to ease tensions that erupted between the two sides in April 2020.

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.

‘No Chinese village in Arunachal, construction is on their side’, says CM Pema Khandu

CM Khandu says no one from the Chinese army has entered into Arunachal Pradesh, neither has any kind of developmental work been taken up by them within the territory of Arunachal.

India hasn’t accepted China’s illegal occupation or unjustified claims, says MEA

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi says it has taken note of US report that referred to construction activities by China along the LAC in Arunachal Pradesh.

China passes border law to formalise its actions at LAC. And Jack Ma is back

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