Chinese Army

  • India, China to hold military exercise from November 4 23-08-2013 06:58 PM

    Notwithstanding the spate of incursions by Chinese Army into Indian territory, the two countries will hold military exercises from November 4 in Chengdu region there after a gap of almost five years. The decision to hold the 'Hand-in-Hand' series of exercises from November 4-14 was taken in a meeting between...
  • Indian Army plays down China's dare in Ladakh 05-08-2013 11:14 AM

    New Delhi: The Indian Army has played down China's dare in the Ladakh sector, saying all issues will be resolved through existing mechanism following reports that Indian troops were stopped from patrolling posts inside their own territory in by soldiers of People's Liberation Army (PLA). Army sources have indicated to...
  • India-China border talks to begin today as Chinese incursions continue 23-07-2013 08:53 AM

    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...
  • Chinese incursions: India needs to resolve border issue soon 10-07-2013 12:25 PM

    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 09-07-2013 04:15 PM

    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...
  • 'Army downplays Chinese move to build road crossing LAC' 27-05-2013 07:52 AM

    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...
  • Face-offs continue; China builds 5 km road crossing LAC 26-05-2013 09:34 PM

    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...
  • What made China pull out of Ladakh? 10-05-2013 03:35 PM

    New Delhi: Four days after the face off with Chinese troops ended at Raki Nulla in eastern Ladakh, there's no clarity in Delhi on just why it happened. Indian diplomats expect some of the fog will clear when External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid returns from Beijing. "It could have been...
  • Khurshid in China, Ladakh incursions on agenda 09-05-2013 11:40 AM

    Beijing: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid arrived in Beijing on Thursday on a two-day visit for the talks with Chinese leaders, just days after the resolution of a row over Depsang Valley in Ladakh where the troops of People's Liberation Army intruded recently. Besides talks with his counterpart Wang Yi,...
  • India made no concessions in Ladakh's Chumar region: China 07-05-2013 06:54 PM

    New Delhi: China on Tuesday rejected talks that India had made concessions in the Chumar region in southern Ladakh to end its standoff across the Line of Actual Control (LAC), triggered by the recent incursion by Chinese troops in Ladakh's Daulat Oldi Begi sector. After the three-week long standoff ended...
  • No deal was struck with China to end Ladakh face off: Sources 06-05-2013 02:07 PM

    New Delhi: With China-India standoff in Ladakh sector coming to an end, sources said on Monday that Delhi has not given in to any of the demands made by Beijing. "The governments of India and China have agreed to restore status quo along Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Western...
  • Centre must give exact position in Ladakh: Omar 06-05-2013 01:21 PM

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said the Centre must clarify the ground situation in Ladakh region following withdrawal of the Chinese troops from Daulat Beg Oldi sector. "Some amount of clarity from Government of India, particularly from the Ministry of Defence, would be desired so...
  • 'China-India standoff in Ladakh ended after diplomatic level talks' 06-05-2013 08:59 AM

    New Delhi: There has been some relief for the government on the India-China border. The Chinese and Indian armies have withdrawn simultaneously from face-off point at the Daulat Beg Oldi sector in Ladakh. Sources in the Ministry of External Affairs say there were no talks between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh...
  • Chinese provocation: Is India prepared? 02-05-2013 05:50 PM

    The Chinese intrusion into Depsang Bulge in East Ladakh, approximately 19 km inside our perception of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) on April 15, has raised temperatures both militarily and politically on either side. A series of border personnel meetings between the militaries of the two sides have not...
  • BJP slams Centre on Chinese incursion 02-05-2013 10:44 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday took on the Central government on the incursion by Chinese troops 19 km inside the Indian side in Ladakh's Daulat Beg Oldi and alleged that China is constructing bunkers in Eastern Ladakh. The BJP also alleged that government has failed to...
  • Army Chief briefs Cabinet on Chinese incursion 01-05-2013 01:52 PM

    New Delhi: Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Wednesday briefed the Cabinet Committee on Security over the Chinese incursion in Ladakh. CNN-IBN has learned that General Singh told the Prime Minister and other senior cabinet ministers that it is a localised problem. India and China held a third flag meeting...
  • Chinese incursion: India says 'no need to panic' 01-05-2013 07:55 AM

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has said there is no need to press the panic button even as the Chinese incursion in Ladakh enters day 17 on Wednesday. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Khurshid said, "There is a difference of opinion and perception, but no confrontation. We can express concern,...
  • Govt relies on diplomatic measures to resolve deadlock with China 26-04-2013 12:47 PM

    New Delhi: Government appears to be banking solely on the diplomatic option to to resolve the deadlock at Rakki Nullah in Daulat Beg Oldi with the high level China Study Group comprising the NSA, Foreign Secretary, Defence Secretary and service chiefs driving thinking on the issue. Sources indicate there were...
  • Incursion issue: China tones down rhetoric, urges patience 25-04-2013 09:06 PM

    Beijing: Toning down its rhetoric on incursion, China on Thursday counselled patience saying favourable conditions should be created for the two countries to solve the issue through friendly consolations. At separate media briefings, both the Chinese Foreign Ministry and the Defence Ministry maintained that the People's Liberation Army (PLA) had...
  • We didn't provoke tension at the border, says China 25-04-2013 07:40 PM

    Beijing: Claiming that its troops or choppers have not caused any "provocation" or violated the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, China today said the incident will not affect bilateral ties or disrupt peace at the borders as both sides are trying to resolve it in a friendly manner....
  • US supports peaceful resolution of India-China issue 25-04-2013 06:36 AM

    Washington: The United States has said that it supports peaceful and bilateral resolution of boundary dispute between India and China. "The United States supports India and China working together to settle their boundary disputes bilaterally and peacefully, and that's what we've continued to urge throughout this," the State Department spokesman...
  • Chinese intrusion: Army briefs government on military options 24-04-2013 09:50 PM

    New Delhi: With China sticking to its stand that its troops have not violated the Line of Actual Control, Army has told the Government about various military options that can be exercised to deal with the situation arising out of the intrusion in Ladakh. The Army has given its inputs...
  • Chinese helicopters violated Indian airspace on April 21: Sources 24-04-2013 09:27 PM

    New Delhi: There is no let up in tension at the India, China border with China violating Indian airspace and incursions into Ladakh. Army sources said that two Chinese helicopters violated the Line of Actual Control (LAC) on April 21. The Chinese choppers entered the Indian airspace on April 21...
  • 'India may hold another flag-meet with China over Ladakh incursion' 24-04-2013 02:51 PM

    New Delhi: There is no let up in tensions at the India-China border with China violating the Indian airspace and incursions into Ladakh. CNN-IBN has learnt from sources that the government is trying to hold another flag-meeting with China. Sources add that a possible date is under discussion, and the...
  • No let up in tensions at the India-China border over incursion 24-04-2013 08:48 AM

    New Delhi: There is no let up in tensions at the India-China border with China violating the Indian airspace and incursions into Ladakh. CNN-IBN has learnt that the Chinese are objecting to the infrastructure build-up in Ladakh, especially roads and bridges. They also want Indian patrolling to stop before they...
  • Government's approach towards China 'very weak': BJP 24-04-2013 02:55 AM

    New Delhi: Terming the government's approach towards China as "very weak", BJP on Tuesday asked the Centre to spell out steps being taken to tackle the danger arising out of the Chinese troops' incursion in Ladakh. It said the government should tell the nation the truth about the issue and...
  • Incursion: Indian, Chinese military commanders hold meet 23-04-2013 02:05 PM

    New Delhi: Indian and Chinese military commanders held a flag meeting in Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO) sector in Ladakh, according to the reports. India wants the Chinese to withdraw their troops from Depsang, where they have been present for the last one week. Sources have told CNN-IBN, that Ministry of...
  • No need to worry about Chinese army: Gen VK Singh 15-01-2011 02:41 PM

    Indian Army Chief General VK Singh says there is no need to worry over the mordenisation of the Chinese Army. General Singh says India needs to keep an eye on China, but is confident that the situation will not descend into war. "The Chinese Army is being modernised and improved....
  • No Chinese troops present in PoK: Pakistan 31-08-2010 11:11 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Tuesday dismissed as a "figment of imagination" a media report that the Gilgit-Baltistan region of the country had been handed over to China and that 10,000 Chinese troops had moved into the area. Foreign Office spokesman Abdul Basit rejected assertions made in this regard in an article...