Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicPangong Lake

Topic: Pangong Lake

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.

Indian and Chinese brigade commanders meet at LAC — ‘No breakthrough but talks positive’

Tactical commanders from India and China have also held talks on board boats in Pangong Lake over the past few days to ease tensions.

Chinese troops blacktopping track in disputed ‘finger’ area in Ladakh amid border tensions

The fresh Chinese construction activity is happening around Finger 4 in Pangong lake area. China also blocked the route of Indian patrol teams in the disputed region.

India to seek ‘amicable solution’ with China amid military build-up on LAC

A review of the security situation has been held at various levels, and sources say there has been no further escalation since mid-May, which is a good sign.

Stand-off with China in Ladakh is India’s worst border tension since Kargil in 1999

Chinese army has diverted about 5,000 troops, carrying out a massive exercise towards various points of the Line of Actual Control on its side.

India carries out ‘proactive localised deployment’ in Ladakh to tackle China

Sources underline that extra deployment is being done through existing troops in the region and none has been brought in from outside.

Chinese troops challenge India at multiple locations in eastern Ladakh, standoff continues

The Chinese are reported to have moved about 3 km into Indian territory South East of the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh.

It’s our territory, says China on Ladakh area where Indian & Chinese soldiers had a standoff

Beijing said it has been "exercising effective jurisdiction" on the banks of Pangong Lake in eastern Ladakh. Two-thirds of the water body is controlled by China.

Gobi Manchurian in Doklam, Gangnam Style

The India-China Doklam stand-off has morphed into a scandalous round of insulting note-passing at your high-school model UN.

Video of Pangong Tso clash in public domain will complicate Doklam standoff

The video purportedly showing the incident in Pangong Tso area has created a flutter just when it seemed like the rhetoric on the Doklam incident was reducing. S L Narasimhan

On Camera

YourTurn

The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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