BORDER DISPUTE

  • China not warlike, says Xi, as border standoff dominates India trip September 19, 2014

    New Delhi: China is not a warlike nation, President Xi Jinping said on Thursday, during a rare trip to neighbour India that was dominated by a standoff on a barren Himalayan plateau between soldiers from the world's two most populous nations. Robust comments from Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the dispute...
  • India, China sign 16 pacts worth $20 bn in two days September 18, 2014

    Chinese president Xi Jinping announced investments worth 20 billion dollars over the next five years. Sixteen agreements were signed, which included two industrial parks in India and investments in the Railways. Jinping also invited PM Narendra Modi to visit China next year. ...
  • Border disputes never affected relations between New Delhi, Beijing: China September 16, 2014

    Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India on Wednesday, China tried to play down the border dispute with the Chinese Foreign Secretary saying that border issues have never affected the development of IndiaChina relations. ...
  • Bangla taking stern action against antiIndia activity: Border Guard Bangladesh June 30, 2014

    Kolkata: Border Guard Bangladesh has said it has "zero tolerance" towards any antiIndia activity including those by insurgents and was taking "stern" steps in this direction. However, the force refuted media reports about antiIndia fidayeen camps operating from Bangladeshi territory. "I have never heard of such camps or any such knowledge of...
  • China riles India, new map shows Arunachal Pradesh as its integral part June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as Vice President Hamid Ansari is in China to mark 60 years of the Panchsheel agreement, the Chinese government has stirred a new controversy. China has released a new map showing Arunachal Pradesh as a part of it. This is the latest in a routine dispute between the...
  • Border dispute not 'easy issue' to tackle, says Indian PM October 22, 2013

    Asserting that the commitment of the Indian and Chinese leadership to maintain peace on the frontiers is an important guarantor for progress, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said the border dispute is not an "easy issue" to tackle and will take time to resolve. "This is not an easy issue and...
  • India strengthening capability along disputed border with China: AK Antony September 2, 2013

    India is trying to have "more understanding" with China, while at the same time strengthening its capabilities along the disputed border with its neighbour, Defence Minister AK Antony said on Monday. "India and China have an unsettled border. Talks are going on to find an amicable solution to the long pending...
  • Positive talks are on with China: Khurshid December 9, 2012

    Farrukhabad: Positive talks are on with China over the border dispute, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has said, hoping that desired results would be achieved. "Positive talks are going on over the border dispute with China and we hope that desired results would come from them," Khurshid, who was Farrukhabad...
  • Talks are on with China over border dispute: Khurshid December 9, 2012

    Farrukhabad: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday said "positive" talks are on with China over border dispute and hoped that desired results would be achieved soon. "Positive talks are going on over the border dispute with China and we hope that desired results would come from it," Khurshid, who...
  • India, China Defence Ministers to discuss ties September 4, 2012

    New Delhi: The Defence Minister of India and China will meet in New Delhi on Tuesday seeking to revive bilateral military ties. Gen Liang Guanglie is the first Chinese Defence Minister to visit India since 2004. On the agenda are a wide range of issues including the border dispute. A...
  • China not hopeful of border resolution soon August 1, 2012

    New Delhi: New Delhi: China has indicated that an early resolution of the border dispute with India is not feasible. Sources say that such an opinion is being conveyed to diplomats and journalists by China. The view in India doesn't appear to be very different. CNNIBN has learnt that official circles...
  • Ladakh: India, China border dispute continues October 29, 2011

    Pangong Tso/Chushul: Ladakh's emerald green Pangong Tso Lake has an ugly side to it the dispute between India and China over parts of the lake. But when boat patrols of the two sides meet, no shots are fired, instead a banner drill is carried out. Indian Army patrol boats armed...
  • Nepal grabs Bihar land, Government callous April 28, 2011

    New Delhi: It's a land grab with International dimensions. Thousands of villagers in seven border districts of Bihar have lost their land and homes to encroachers from Nepal triggering a significant rise in violence and conflict along the state's border with the Himalayan Kingdom. The land grab, it appears,...
  • Violence erupts ahead of Muivah's visit; 3 killed May 7, 2010

    Imphal: Naga separatist leader and NSCN(IM) General Secretary Thuingaleng Muivah's journey back home has resulted in high tension along the ManipurNagaland border and also in three deaths. Muivah is supposed to restart his journey on Friday, but many fear the visit could lead to further unrest. It's a gate of discontent....
  • Two rockets fired from Pakistan into Punjab April 19, 2010

    Gurdaspur: Indian and Pakistani troopers exchanged gunfire after two rockets were fired into Indian Punjab from Pakistan, Border Security Force (BSF) officials said here on Monday. BSF Punjab range Deputy Inspector General Jagir Singh told IANS that the rocket attack on Sunday night in Bhamial sector of Gurdaspur district was followed...
  • Govt gives China benefit of doubt for border intrusions March 7, 2010

    New Delhi:The Indian government admits that Chinese intrusions have been noticed in the past two years in bordering states, but says the incidents may be due to a "difference in perception" of the border. "Intrusions have been noticed in the past two years in areas of Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh), Uttarakhand,...
  • Ladakh faces Sandalwood smuggling by China March 1, 2010

    In Ladakh, where apart from encroachment by the Chinese army, authorities now fighting a new threat smuggling of red sandalwood and rare medicinal herbs into China. The huge blocks of red sandalwood a banned international trade item, were seized by the Leh police just before they were carted...
  • China grabbing Indian land: Leh villagers February 16, 2010

    Leh: China incursions inside Indian territories are growing. Despite the government's refusal to acknowledge the problem CNNIBN has now caught on camera Beijing's activities in Leh. After stopping the NREGA road project in Demchok, the locals allege the Chinese are marking rocks in the Indian territory to lay claim. ...
  • Matching up to China: India goes slow, steady November 13, 2009

    Tawang: The rutted mountain road to Tawang in remote northeast, quiet and empty for years, is abuzz these days with heavy construction activity. Bulldozers are slowly turning the rickety road to the Chinese border into a doublelane highway. The construction is part of India's quiet military buildup in an eastern Himalayan...
  • India, China to work together on climate change October 21, 2009

    New Delhi: Beijing maybe upset with New Delhi on the visit of the Dalai Lama to Arunachal and New Delhi maybe upset with Beijing on its incursions into Ladakh, but when it comes to climate change it was once again HindiChini Bhai Bhai Minister of State Environment and Forests, Jairam...
  • Arunachal netas slam China for objecting to PM visit October 13, 2009

    Itanagar: Indian lawmakers on Tuesday slammed Beijing for criticising Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Arunachal Pradesh, the latest hiccup between the Asian neighbours after reports of Chinese incursions and Indian troop build up along the borders. "It is simply blasphemous on the part of China to oppose or express dissatisfaction...
  • Arunachal Pradesh is ours: India tells China October 13, 2009

    Beijing: Beijing said on Tuesday it was "seriously dissatisfied" by the visit of an Indian leader to Arunachal Pradesh. China's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ma Zhaoxu accused an unnamed Indian leader of ignoring China's concerns by visiting Arunachal Pradesh. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh travelled to the mountainous state, twice the size of Switzerland,...
  • Govt calls meeting to deal with Chinese incursions September 16, 2009

    New Delhi: With recent Chinese incursions creating anxiety in India, National Security Adviser MK Narayanan has convened a highlevel meeting of top officials on Thursday to formulate an appropriate response to what is widely seen as Beijing's hostile posturing. The meeting, to be chaired by Narayanan, is likely to be attended...
  • FTN: China a bigger threat than Pakistan for India September 8, 2009

    Chinese intrusions on the Indian territory have been increasing but India seems powerless to stop them. Earlier this year, a Chinese helicopter violated Indian airspace in Ladakh. Recently, the word 'China' was painted on rocks near the Ladakh border. The Government says these intrusions take place because the IndiaChina border...
  • China's strategy on India: provoke, pressure September 6, 2009

    New Delhi: Chinese troops are challenging India again. Reports say Chinese troops entered the international border in Ladakh and painted China in Cantonese on boulders and rocks in Indian territory. Indian border patrol found on July 3 that Chinese troops had entered nearly 1.5 km into Indian territory near Mount Gya,...
  • Army denies reports of Chinese intrusions at NathuLa August 27, 2009

    New Delhi: Was there a border faceoff between Indian and Chinese troops at Nathula, Sikkim? The Indian Army has denied reports of any faceoff in sections of the media. The Army has also denied reports of a Chinese intrusion and has refuted rumours of an Indian troop build up. The Army...
  • 60yearold Belgaum border dispute erupts once again January 25, 2009

    New Delhi: The 60yearold Belgaum border dispute involving Karnataka and Maharashtra has flared up once again putting towns and villages across the two states on tenterhooks for the past one week. It all began with Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa's visit to Mumbai and a provocative article in Shiv Sena...
  • Debate over: Belgaum district chooses its state May 21, 2008

    New Delhi: Most people in Belgaum want to remain with Karnataka and many of them are not even aware of Maharashtras demand that Marathispeaking parts of the district be transferred to it. This is the finding of a prepoll survey conducted by CNNIBN, Deccan Herald and the Centre for Study of...
  • PM can expect red carpet from China but nothing else January 12, 2008

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will leave for Beijing on Saturday night. He plans to push Beijing to be more proactive on the border dispute. A fair and reasonable solution is what he's looking for. But are the Chinese listening? Officials expect the red carpet for the Prime Minister...