CHINESE ARMY

  • Need time to resolve border disputes with India: China November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Border disputes between India and China can be resolved through dialogue but it will require time, Chinese Ambassador to India Le Yucheng said on Tuesday. Speaking to reporters, Le also mentioned China's plan to invest $20 billion in various infrastructure and development projects in India in next five...
  • Chinese Army entered Indian waters at Pangong Lake November 2, 2014

    Leh/New Delhi: Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) recently made a two-pronged simultaneous incursion by sending its troops into Indian waters in the Pangong lake as well as five kms deep into Indian territory through the land route in the same area, according to reports. Official sources said on Sunday that according...
  • Chinese army asks for flag meeting September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: In the midst of a border face off, the Chinese army has asked for a flag meeting even as the Indian army has been asked to be on the alert along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) where Chinese troops have intruded for the last more than 10...
  • Diplomacy at work to deal with Chinese incursions: MEA September 23, 2014

    India is playing down the Chinese presence in Chumar in Ladakh. The MEA on Tuesday said that the issue is being handled by diplomats from both sides. The comment came even as the standoff entered Day 12. ...
  • Ladakh standoff continues: Chinese helicopters drop food for its army September 18, 2014

    Leh/New Delhi: Tension persisted in Chumar area in Northeast Ladakh where Chinese troops were reported to have stepped up their presence in the wee hours of Thursday, camping at three places in the Indian territory and refusing to vacate. Official sources said helicopters regularly air dropped food packets for the Chinese...
  • India, China hold second flag meet on troops' faceoff in Ladakh's Chumar sector September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: India and China on Wednesday held a flag meeting to discuss the situation in Chumar sector of Ladakh where troops of both the sides are engaged in a faceoff situation. The Brigadierlevel flag meeting was held at a border personnel meeting point in Chushul, where the issue of intrusion...
  • Chinese nomads pitch tents inside Indian territory with its Army's help September 16, 2014

    Leh/New Delhi: The standoff in Demchok area of Ladakh continued for the 10th day on Tuesday with Chinese nomads now reported to have erected tents with the help of Chinese Army inside Indian territory to protest against an ongoing irrigation canal work. As the BJP MP from Ladakh Thupstan Chewang termed the...
  • Ladakh MP says Chinese army creating permanent structures in Indian territory, urges Modi to act September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: With just two days to go for Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India, the BJP MP from Ladakh, Thupstan Chewang has said that the Chinese army is threatening people living along the IndoChina border, and is encroaching into the Indian territory, "building permanent structures" on the Indian...
  • 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....
  • Two Chinese choppers transgressed the LAC, entered Uttarakhand in April, June July 15, 2014

    Two Chinese helicopters entered Indian territory in Uttarakhand on two occasions in April and June after which the Army launched protests with the Chinese Army, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday. "Due to differing perception of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) by both India and China, transgressions do occur....
  • India, China to hold military exercise from November 4 August 23, 2013

    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...
  • Indian Army plays down China's dare in Ladakh August 5, 2013

    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 CNNIBN...
  • IndiaChina 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 IndiaChina 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 July 10, 2013

    New Delhi: In yet another case of crossborder 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 CNNIBN that the the troops of China's People's Liberation Army transgressed on June...
  • '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...
  • Faceoffs continue; China builds 5 km road crossing LAC May 26, 2013

    Leh: India and China may have announced an end to their 20day standoff 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? May 10, 2013

    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 May 9, 2013

    Beijing: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid arrived in Beijing on Thursday on a twoday 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 May 7, 2013

    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 threeweek long standoff ended on...
  • No deal was struck with China to end Ladakh face off: Sources May 6, 2013

    New Delhi: With ChinaIndia 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 May 6, 2013

    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 that...
  • 'ChinaIndia standoff in Ladakh ended after diplomatic level talks' May 6, 2013

    New Delhi: There has been some relief for the government on the IndiaChina border. The Chinese and Indian armies have withdrawn simultaneously from faceoff 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? May 2, 2013

    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 May 2, 2013

    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 May 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Wednesday briefed the Cabinet Committee on Security over the Chinese incursion in Ladakh. CNNIBN 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' May 1, 2013

    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 CNNIBN, 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 April 26, 2013

    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 April 25, 2013

    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 April 25, 2013

    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....