BORDER ISSUES

  • Pakistani, Indian Army officials speak over hotline, discuss border tension 1 week ago

    Islamabad: Senior Pakistani and Indian military officials spoke to each other over the hotline on Tuesday and discussed ways to reduce tension along their border, a media report said Tuesday. "Directors of Military Operations (DMO) of the Pakistani and Indian armies spoke to each other over hotline," reported Dawn online citing...
  • Army likely to replace the Indo Tibetan Border Police along LAC with China: Sources September 28, 2014

    Leh: In a significant move aimed at countering the increasing threat and incidents of incursion by China's People's Liberation Army, the Centre is contemplating replacing the ITBP by the Army, particularly in the Ladakh sector. Maximum number of incidents of incursion have been reported here. The Army's role in handling the...
  • China, India discuss PLA incursions, CBMs during border talks April 30, 2014

    Beijing: China and India on Wednesday concluded their working mechanism border talks during which they discussed recent incursions by Chinese troops in the western sector, implementation of the boundary pact and additional confidence building measures. The two sides also explored an alternate route for the KailashManasarovar Yatra during the 6th meeting...
  • Akhilesh Yadav on a 2day visit to Nepal, likely to discuss border issues February 18, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is on a twoday official trip to Nepal, officials said on Tuesday.He is accompanied by a delegation, including his uncle and Public Works Department Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav. Akhilesh, who left late on Monday, is scheduled to meet Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala and President...
  • 12 tales: The spies who came back from Pakistan and those who didn't September 26, 2013

    Spies the forgotten warriors of the covert wars. They cross borders to help governments seek vital information and also to carry out secret operations. Though not remotely as glamourous a profession as cinema would like us to believe, their story takes on darker hues if they happen to be...
  • 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...
  • PM Manmohan Singh holds talks with Chinese Premier May 20, 2013

    New Delhi: In a firm message to China, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday night voiced India's serious concern over the recent Chinese incursion in Ladakh and told his counterpart Li Keqiang that in the absence of peace and tranquility along the border, bilateral ties will suffer as the two...
  • PM, Chinese Premier hold talks on border issues May 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Sunday began talks with his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh on all crucial bilateral issues within hours of his arrival here when he affirmed that his visit will "inject new vigour" into bilateral ties and strengthen mutual trust. The Prime Minister is also hosting the...
  • China wants territorial concessions to bring it closer to India February 8, 2013

    New Delhi: A tense game is being played out on Bhutan's border with China where Beijing is demanding territorial concessions that could bring it closer to India's sensitive Siliguri Corridor. Visiting Bhutanese Prime Minister Jigme Thinley is expected to brief Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday. Thinley will be discussing more...
  • Border issue: China blames Indian political system February 16, 2012

    Beijing: Blaming India and its multiparty political system for the delay in solving the vexed SinoIndia border issue, Chinese state media on Wednesday said the two sides were "far away" from reaching a "fair" agreement due to "suspicion and distrust", which is also impeding progress in bilateral ties. Though the 15th...
  • China provokes India on border dispute again December 19, 2010

    China said that SinoIndia border is only 2000 km and not 3,500 km as India says. ...
  • Meet on alleged Chinese border intrusions put off September 17, 2009

    New Delhi: The Indian government put off a highlevel meeting of officials that was to be held in New Delhi on Thursday to discuss alleged Chinese border intrusions. The meeting was expected to be chaired by National Security Adviser M K Narayanan. Cabinet Secretary K M Chandrasekhar, Defence Secretary Pradeep Kumar,...
  • India won't tolerate antiChina activities: Pranab April 3, 2008

    Beijing: For the second time in less than a week, China has briefed India on the Tibet issue and said New Delhi has assured it that it would not tolerate any political antiBeijing activities by Tibetans on the Indian territory. Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi spoke over phone to his Indian...