Chinese Incursions

  • China enters Indian territory in Ladakh again, Opposition targets PM Modi July 28, 2014

    Ladakh: China has dared India again with another incursion in Ladakh. The Chinese Army has set up tents inside the Indian territory in Demchok in Ladakh. Bharatiya Janata Party MP Thupstan Chhewang said that the Chinese Army has destroyed nomads' tents in the area and have tried to erect their tents....
  • Chinese troops make fresh attempt to violate border with India March 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Chinese troops made a fresh attempt to violate the border with India in Chumar area in Ladakh. Nearly 20 Chinese soldiers said they were on a reconnaissance mission. They retreated only after the Indo-Tibet Border Police and Army jawans formed a human wall to block them. The incident took...
  • Army gets final nod for raising corps along China border November 19, 2013

    The government has given its final go ahead to the Army for raising a corps along the China border which will include the deployment of 50,000 additional troops there at a cost of around Rs 65,000 crore. The 17 Corps, the latest and the 14th such formation of the Army, will...
  • Not an inch of territory will be ceded to China: Antony September 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Under all-round attack, government on Friday told Parliament that not an inch of the country's territory will be ceded to China and the army is free to act in case of any dispute. Defence Minister AK Antony said capacities, including military capabilities, are rapidly being built along the Line...
  • BJP accuses government of soft approach towards China September 6, 2013

    There was an uproar in Parliament with members demanding a statement from Defence Minister AK Antony over the reports of Chinese incursion on Thursday. BJP leader Yashwant Sinha accused the government of soft approach towards China. He said, "Yes, it is definitely a soft approach. This is not just with...
  • Chinese do not adhere to LAC, says Sharad Yadav September 6, 2013

    Janata Dal United leader Sharad Yadav said the Chinese do not adhere to the Line of Actual Control. He said, "The incursions have been happening since China captured Tibet. The report is alarming." The remarks came in the backdrop of reports of Chinese incursion on Thursday. ...
  • NSAB report didn't say China intruded into India: Antony September 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The issue of Chinese border incursion rocked Parliament on Friday with parties demanding the government's statement. Defence Minister AK Antony clarified that the National Security Advisory Board chairman Shyam Saran in his report to the Prime Minister's Office did not say that China has occupied any part of...
  • Nothing to conceal on issue of Chinese incursion: Govt September 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The government Friday said it has nothing to conceal on the issue of Chinese incursion even as BJP accused it of "weak response". "Defence Minister (A K Antony) will be making a statement in the House on the press reports about Chinese intrusion, occupation of Indian territories. In Lok...
  • National Security Advisory Board chief denies Chinese incursion reports September 6, 2013

    New Delhi: National Security Advisory Board chief Shyam Saran denied media reports about Chinese incursions along the Line of Actual Control on Thursday. According to media reports an official NSAB probe report submitted to the Prime Minister's Office had said that Indian troops are not being allowed to patrol the...
  • Chinese troops not allowing India to patrol LAC: Reports September 5, 2013

    The National Security Advisory Board in its report on Chinese incursion has pointed out that the Indian troops are not allowed to patrol the Line of Actual Control (LAC), said reports. The report submitted to PMO says that the 640 sq km of Indian territory has been occupied by China. However,...
  • Strong response needed to LoC firings, Chinese incursions: Ex-Army chief VK Singh August 28, 2013

    India should mount a "strong response" to Pakistani firing across the LoC and increased border incursions by China, former Indian Army chief Gen (retd) V K Singh has said. "If the message you convey is, 'OK you can do what you want to, but we are not going to react to...
  • Chinese troops intrude into Arunachal Pradesh, stay for over two days August 21, 2013

    In yet another face-off with Indian soldiers, Chinese troops had come more than 20 kilometres inside Indian territory in Chaglagam area of Arunachal Pradesh on August 13 and stayed there for over two days. However, the Army Headquarters sought to play down the incursion, saying the Chinese troops have gone back...
  • BC Khanduri expresses concern over Chinese incursion August 6, 2013

    Expressing concern at Chinese troops recently stopping an Army patrol party near the LAC in Ladakh, former Uttarakhand chief minister BC Khanduri on Tuesday asked the Centre whether it intended repeating the history of 1962 by not taking the matter seriously. "Stopping of an Army's patrol party in Trade Junction area...
  • India, China meet to discuss peace, tranquility on border, says MEA July 24, 2013

    New Delhi: India and China held talks in New Delhi on Tuesday amidst the repeated reports of incursions by the Chinese Army. The meeting between the two countries was the third of the joint mechanism on border affairs. The Ministry of External Affairs damped down the speculation that a breakthrough...
  • I don't think 1962 Chinese invasion can be repeated: Surya Gangadharan July 23, 2013

    Chinese incursions continue across the LAC as fresh incursions are reported from North Sikkim, Ladakh and other sectors. Is India well poised to neutralise any possible threat? CNN-IBN's international affairs editor Surya Gangadharan joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Our political leaders have never spoken in one...
  • India-China border talks to begin today as Chinese incursions continue July 23, 2013

    New Delhi: After months of border tensions along the Line of Actual Control, the India-China Joint Mechanism on border issues will meet in Delhi on Tuesday for two days of talks. The meet comes days after the Indian government cleared a proposal to set up a new military unit to...
  • India, China hold talks to discuss peace, tranquility on the LAC July 23, 2013

    New Delhi: India and China began talks on Monday in New Delhi amidst fresh border tensions with more reports of incursions by Chinese troops in Chumar sector in Ladakh. However the Ministry of External Affairs has said that the peace and tranquillity on the border are on the agenda not...
  • Chinese troops had crossed LAC in Ladakh: Army sources July 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Army sources have confirmed an intrusion by Chinese troops on July 16-17 in the Daulat Beg Oldi Sector in eastern Ladakh last week. The intrusion took place at roughly the same place where the 20-day face off with Chinese troops took place in April. "Intrusion did occur by...
  • Chinese helicopters didn't cross the LAC in Chumar: sources July 15, 2013

    New Delhi: There are conflicting reports of intrusion by the Chinese in southern Ladakh. It appears that two Chinese military helicopters did not enter Indian airspace while it was alleged earlier that they flew over the Chumar Sector on July 11. Sources said that the helicopters were sighted flying alongside the...
  • Shah Rukh, Hrithik movies inspired Chinese trio to intrude into India July 14, 2013

    Leh: As security agencies probe the motive behind the infiltration of three Chinese Muslims through Sino-India border, the trio is singing a different tune. If the responses of the three persons to the interrogators are to be believed, it was the charm of Bollywood superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Hrithik...
  • China defends latest Ladakh incursion, says PLA was patrolling its side of LAC July 10, 2013

    Beijing: Virtually defending the latest incursion by the PLA in the Chumar sector in Ladakh, China on Wednesday said its troops were patrolling on its side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) and asserted that "status quo" should not be changed pending a final settlement. "I have seen the...
  • BJP calls for tough stand on Chinese incursions July 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The BJP has called for tough stand against China following fresh incursion by its soldiers into the Indian territory. Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha said that Chinese troops infiltrated into the Indian territory in Ladakh and broke a camera set up by the Indian Army at the Line...
  • Chinese incursions: India needs to resolve border issue soon July 10, 2013

    New Delhi: In yet another case of cross-border incursion, Chinese troops infiltrated into the Indian territory in Ladakh and broke a camera set up by the Indian Army at the Line of Actual Control (LAC). These cameras were of high resolution and had been put up by the Indian soldiers...
  • Chinese troops cross LAC, enter Chumar again July 9, 2013

    Leh: Barely two months after the incursion at Ladakh, the Chinese troops have again intruded into the Chumar sector in Ladakh. This is the same area where the Chinese had earlier transgressed in April. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the the troops of China's People's Liberation Army transgressed on June...
  • National Security Adviser to travel to China June 27, 2013

    New Delhi: National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon on Thursday is scheduled to travel to Beijing for the border dialogue with China. India's disrupted border with China tops the agenda of the dialogue. This is the 16th round of the border dialogue between the two countries but the first since the face...
  • Chinese daily calls Japan 'petty burglars' May 28, 2013

    Beijing: Piqued over Japan's warm ties with India, an influential Chinese daily on Tuesday said New Delhi's wisdom lies in dealing with its disputes with Beijing calmly undisturbed by "internal and international provocateurs". As Prime Minister Manmohan Singh undertook a visit to Tokyo amid reports of defence deals between the two...
  • 'Army downplays Chinese move to build road crossing LAC' May 27, 2013

    New Delhi: The Chinese have constructed a 5km road through the Line of Actual control but Indian Army sources have dismissed these reports saying the road is well within the Chinese area known as Siri Jap. This comes a month after the face off in the Raki Nulla area between Indian...
  • Face-offs continue; China builds 5 km road crossing LAC May 26, 2013

    Leh: India and China may have announced an end to their 20-day stand-off in Ladakh sector, but the situation has not entirely settled down judging from a recent incident when the Chinese intercepted an Indian Army patrol and prevented it from going to Line of Actual Control (LAC). The incident...
  • No miracles to resolve India-China disputes: Antony May 25, 2013

    Ezhimala: Noting that a spirit of cooperation and competition prevailed between India and China, Defence Minister AK Antony on Saturday said negotiations to resolve the disputes between the two will take their own time and he does not expect any "miracles". "It is cooperation and competition... naturally. Both are neighbours and...
  • With wary eye on the US, China courts India May 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, smiling and effusive, was out to smooth ruffled feathers in India this week, promising to ease tensions and increase trade between Asia's fastest growing economies in his first trip overseas since taking office. "China will make your dream come true," Li told a banquet hall...