CHINESE TROOPS

  • 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 troops must withdraw from the LAC at the earliest, says Shashi Tharoor September 26, 2014

    Congress member Shashi Tharoor said that the Chinese troops should withdraw from the Line of Actual Control (LAC) as soon as possible. ...
  • Chinese troops make bids to enter Indian waters in Ladakh: Reports June 29, 2014

    Leh/New Delhi: After making incursion bids in Ladakh through land route, Chinese troops have made several attempts to enter Indian waters at Pangong lake nestled in the higher reaches of Ladakh with the latest incident reported on Friday. According to reports reaching various government agencies, the Army had a faceoff with...
  • Chinese troops set up camp in Chepzi in Ladakh December 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Around 20 Chinese soldiers last week entered Indian territory near the LAC and pitched their tents in Chepzi area in Ladakh, sources said on Sunday. Around 2022 Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers had last week pitched around 810 tents in the west of Chepzi in Ladakh area, the...
  • Chinese troops intrude into Arunachal, stay for over two days August 21, 2013

    Itanagar/New Delhi:In yet another faceoff with Indian Army similar to the one in Ladakh, Chinese troops reportedly intruded more than 20 kilometres inside Indian territory in Chaglagam area of Arunachal Pradesh last week and stayed there for over two days. The incident occurred on August 13 with troops of People's Liberation...
  • Chinese incursions won't be dealt with through diplomatic routes: MEA August 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Amidst reports of fresh incursions Chinese troops into the Indian territory in the Chagalgam area of Arunachal Pradesh, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said that the matter will not be taken up via diplomatic channels."We do not take up non events in diplomatic practice. What has happened...
  • Chinese troops intrude into Arunachal Pradesh, stay for over two days August 21, 2013

    In yet another faceoff 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...
  • Indian, Chinese troops exchange beer, rasgullas after face off August 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian and Chinese troops had a faceoff in Sikkim earlier this week which, however, ended in a friendly exchange of beer and rasgullas. The faceoff happened near the Tangkar La pass at the height of over 16,000 feet in eastern Sikkim after a Chinese patrol entered into territory...
  • Chinese troops stop Army from patrolling in Indian territory August 4, 2013

    Leh/New Delhi: Amid a spate of incursions by China in Ladakh, its troops are also resorting to tactics like preventing Indian Army from patrolling posts in this sector along the border which was well within India's territory. In what is being described as an aggressive approach by China, the tactics...
  • Cabinet clears Rs 64,000 crore proposal for a new IndoChina border unit July 18, 2013

    The Cabinet has cleared Rs 64,000 crore proposal for raising a new China oriented mountain strike corps. The corps is tasked for the defence of the east where intrusions by the Chinese troops are on the rise. It will take nearly seven years to raise and will comprise of three...
  • '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...
  • Connecting the dots: The Raki Nulla faceoff, Li Keqiang's visit May 20, 2013

    "Tensions along the Line of Actual Control don't give leverage unless you stay there," said a senior diplomat with long experience of China. And China didn't stay on at Raki Nulla in eastern Ladakh during the face off last month, raising the question as to why it happened in the...
  • 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...
  • Chinese troops unlikely to withdraw from Ladakh soon: Sources May 1, 2013

    India's diplomatic efforts to get the Chinese to leave the patch of land in eastern Ladakh have so far reached a dead end. Intelligences sources tell CNNIBN, the Chinese are unlikely to withdraw from eastern Ladakh soon. ...
  • Antony discusses Chinese incursion with top security brass April 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Defence Minister AK Antony on Tuesday discussed ways of resolving the Chinese incursion issue with the top security brass of the country and emphasised that India will take every step to safeguard its interests there. Addressing the Unified Commanders' Conference, he said the current situation in Ladakh where...
  • 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...
  • Watch: People of Ladakh speak about Chinese incursions April 26, 2013

    It is still not clear whether the flag meeting India requested China to resolve the impasse will take place on Friday or not. "The Chinese cant be trusted. Time and again they have betrayed us by coming into the villages. And they are so brazen. They openly come into the...
  • 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....
  • Chinese intrusion: Army briefs government on military options April 24, 2013

    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 April 24, 2013

    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...
  • Government's approach towards China 'very weak': BJP April 24, 2013

    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...
  • Incursion: Indian, Chinese military commanders hold meet April 23, 2013

    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 CNNIBN, that Ministry of External...
  • Chinese incursion: India will take steps, says Antony April 22, 2013

    New Delhi: India will take "every step" to protect its interests to resolve the situation arising out of deep incursion by Chinese troops into Indian territory in eastern Ladakh, Defence Minister AK Antony said on Monday. "We are taking every action to protect our interest. ...We will take every step to...
  • Chinese troops intrude into Indian territory April 19, 2013

    Leh/New Delhi: In a deep incursion, Chinese troops have entered the Indian territory in Daulat Beg Oldi(DBO) sector in eastern Ladakh and erected a tented post, setting the stage for a faceoff with Indian troops. A Platoonstrength contingent of China's People's Liberation Army(PLA) came 10 km inside the Indian territory...
  • India concerned over Chinese presence in PoK February 9, 2012

    Beijing: Concerned over the Chinese troop presence in Pakistanoccupied Kashmir, India has taken up the issue with the top leadership here. The matter was raised by visiting External Affairs Minister SM Krishna during his talks with the Chinese leaders on Wednesday. Krishna, who met four Chinese leaders including Foreign Minister Yang...
  • 'Damaging of wall by Chinese troops a childish act' January 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Army Chief Gen VK Singh on Thursday termed the damaging of a wall by Chinese troops in Arunachal Pradesh in July this year as 'childish' and said if there is a boundary skirmish, there will be "enough noise and bloodshed" for the whole world to know about it. The...
  • Chinese troops make incursions in Ladakh January 10, 2011

    Leh: After remaining peaceful for most of the year, Chinese troops entered Indian territory along the Line of Actual Control in Southeastern Ladakh region and threatened a contractor and his team to halt work on constructing a "passenger shed". The Chinese troops, which included motorcycle...
  • Chinese troops in PoK a matter of concern: India August 31, 2010

    New Delhi: The Indian government on Monday said the presence of Chinese army troops in Pakistanadministered Kashmir would be a matter of "serious concern" if these media reports were proved to be authentic. "If true, it would be a matter of serious concern and we would do all that is necessary...