Aksai Chin

  • Report on 1962 war released to rid India's induced delusion: Maxwell April 1, 2014

    Beijing: Veteran Australian journalist Neville Maxwell has said he decided to release a classified 1962 Sino-Indian war report to rid Indian opinion of the "induced delusion" that India was the "victim of an unprovoked surprise Chinese aggression". Parts of the still-classified Henderson Brooks Report (HBR), accessed by Maxwell, have found serious...
  • IAF lands Super Hercules at the highest airstrip in the world August 20, 2013

    Ladakh: The Indian Air Force on Tuesday landed a C130J-30 Super Hercules aircraft at the world's highest airstrip - the Daulat Beg Oldie in Jammu and Kashmir. The landing is very significant as it is a major show of strength by the IAF in a region where the Chinese troops...
  • British rulers created confusion over Aksai Chin: Chinese daily May 17, 2013

    Beijing: Confusion over Aksai Chin, the area occupied by China during 1962 war with India, was created by colonial British rulers who have never presented it to Chinese governments in the past, an article in an official daily in Beijing said on Thursday. "India's claim to Aksai Chin is mainly...
  • Map row: India terms Chinese action as unacceptable November 24, 2012

    New Delhi/Beijing: India has termed as "unacceptable" China depicting Arunachal Pradesh and Aksai Chin as its territory in maps of the country on their new e-passports, a step that led to retaliatory action by New Delhi. China sprung the surprise on India when it showed these territories as part of...
  • China puts Himalayan claims on passport map November 24, 2012

    New Delhi: India is stamping its own map on visas it issues to holders of new Chinese passports that contain a map depicting disputed territory within China's borders, the latest twist in tension in Asia over China's territorial claims. China's new microchip-equipped passports contain a map that marks its claims over...
  • China spruces highway to Aksai, India moves troops July 14, 2012

    New Delhi: The threat from China looms large on India in the wake of improved roads and a proposed railway line through the disputed region of Aksai Chin. In a few weeks from now, China's ability to transport troops and equipment from bases in its North West and East to...
  • China dares India, plans observatory in Aksai Chin April 16, 2012

    New Delhi: China has dared India again by trying to legitimise its control over Aksai Chin in Ladakh. Reports from Beijing say it has asked Korean and Japanese companies to build what it calls an astronomical observatory in either Aksai Chin or Tibet. Aksai Chin is a remote part of Jammu...