Saturday, 29 January, 2022
TopicPangong Lake

Topic: Pangong Lake

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

India, China must ensure video showing troops clashing in Ladakh doesn’t raise tensions

A huge achievement for both nations is that since the 1975 incident, there has been no loss of life involving border troops on both sides Ashok Kantha

Visuals show India, China clash at Ladakh was serious, troops injured

The video, published first by ThePrint, shows troops first engaging in a close quarter fist-fight and then hurling stones at each other. Manu Pubby

On Camera

YourTurn

Padma Awards 2022 brought back controversies, politics and the question of its relevance

Buddhadeb Bhattacharya declined Padma Bhushan and Ghulam Nabi Azad drew jibes from Congress leaders for accepting the award from Modi govt. But such controversies are not new.
V. Anantha Nageswaran

Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.

Defence

Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Let them eat communalism: Yogi’s poll pitch may work but heartland’s jobless fury endangers India

While UP’s unemployed are angry, Yogi’s call for a choice between Jinnah and Sardar Patel, more than seven decades after they both died, is the new ‘let them eat cake’.
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