Monday, 27 June, 2022
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Topic: LAC

India-China talks on Ladakh face-off have hit a wall. Only a Modi-Xi summit can resolve it

A volatile LAC with a high probability of frequent skirmishes apart from the financial drain shouldn't be the new normal. There's a way out.

Instead of obsessing about LAC wastelands, India must deal with the real threat — China

Fond dreams of capturing Aksai Chin need to be replaced with clear-eyed thinking on the borders India considers worth fighting for, and what is needed to defend them.

Hope of summer thaw in India-China relationship has been shattered by Wang Yi’s visit

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India-China relations in ‘very difficult phase’, says Jaishankar at Munich conference

India had agreements with China not to bring military forces to LAC and China violated those agreements, Jaishankar said Saturday at the Munich Security Conference panel discussion.

SubscriberWrites: Ladakh standoff needs strategic intervention. Clarity in communication crucial

In order to solve geopolitical fault lines between India and China, issues have to be addressed in the old fashioned way of traditional diplomacy, writes Jay Desai.

China’s PLA encroaching on Indian territory in Ladakh, not letting cattle graze, says BJP official

Nyoma block development council chairperson Urgain Chodon tweets video showing ‘PLA soldiers’ chasing a herd of cattle. Army sources say it’s an old video.

Behind teen’s ‘abduction’ on LAC in Arunachal, a legacy of colonial maps, empires and wars

It's not clear which side of LAC Miram Taron was on when he was ‘kidnapped’. Different perceptions of the border in India & China and competing maps make this tricky ground.

Did PLA soldiers freeze at the border? Chinese people searched it on Baidu 4 million times

Chinascope — The Week Behind The Wall is everything you need to know about what’s happening in China this week.

War is an instrument of last resort, but India prepared, Army chief says on Ladakh tensions

Gen Naravane also makes it clear that China’s new land law, which seeks to unilaterally delineate and demarcate territorial boundaries with India and Bhutan, isn’t binding. 

China wants to cement status quo, India wants de-escalation as 14th-round talks begin in Ladakh

Disengagement at Hot Springs could finally happen, but ‘legacy issues’ Depsang and Demchok could take longer, so tensions between India and China are expected to continue.

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G7 ban on new Russian gold imports ‘largely symbolic’, may not have major impact

The US, UK, Japan and Canada plan to announce the ban during the G7 summit that started Sunday in Germany. Flows have already been restricted by previous sanctions.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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