Incursion

  • Ladakh MP says Chinese army creating permanent structures in Indian territory, urges Modi to act Yesterday

    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 Indo-China border, and is encroaching into the Indian territory, "building permanent structures" on the Indian...
  • India open to alternative steps to curb incursions: Rajnath Singh September 6, 2014

    Jammu: Home Minister Rajnath Singh said India may resort to "alternative steps" if negotiations with neighbours on incursions do not yield fruitful results. Singh, who is on a day's tour to the state to assess flood situation, was asked about incursions by Chinese army in Leh area to which he...
  • Chinese troops enter 25 km deep into Indian territory: reports August 19, 2014

    Leh/New Delhi: Chinese troops are reported to have entered 25 to 30 km deep into Indian territory in Burtse area in Ladakh where they had pitched their tents in 2013 that had led to a tense three-week standoff. The area is at an altitude of 17,000 feet. The sources said...
  • Chinese troops violated border pact in June: Jaitley August 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Chinese troops violated a border pact signed between the two countries in October last year by tailing Indian troops in Eastern Ladakh in June, prompting India to lodge a protest on the issue, the government told Lok Sabha on Friday. "Since signing of the Border Defence Cooperation Agreement (BDCA), Chinese...
  • 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....
  • Chinese troops make fresh attempt to violate border with India March 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Chinese troops made a fresh attempt to violate the border with India in Chumar area in Ladakh. Nearly 20 Chinese soldiers said they were on a reconnaissance mission. They retreated only after the Indo-Tibet Border Police and Army jawans formed a human wall to block them. The incident took...
  • 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 20-22 Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers had last week pitched around 8-10 tents in the west of Chepzi in Ladakh area, the...
  • Army gets final nod for raising corps along China border November 19, 2013

    The government has given its final go ahead to the Army for raising a corps along the China border which will include the deployment of 50,000 additional troops there at a cost of around Rs 65,000 crore. The 17 Corps, the latest and the 14th such formation of the Army, will...
  • BJP slams its Arunachal MPs for being silent on Chinese incursion issue September 7, 2013

    The Arunachal Pradesh unit of BJP on Saturday criticised the three MPs from the state for "reacting lately" on the reported Chinese incursion at Chaglagam area of Anjaw district recently. Lok Sabha members Ninong Ering and Takam Sanjoy, besides Rajya Sabha MP Mukut Mithi on Thursday in a letter to the...
  • Not an inch of territory will be ceded to China: Antony September 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Under all-round attack, government on Friday told Parliament that not an inch of the country's territory will be ceded to China and the army is free to act in case of any dispute. Defence Minister AK Antony said capacities, including military capabilities, are rapidly being built along the Line...
  • BJP accuses government of soft approach towards China September 6, 2013

    There was an uproar in Parliament with members demanding a statement from Defence Minister AK Antony over the reports of Chinese incursion on Thursday. BJP leader Yashwant Sinha accused the government of soft approach towards China. He said, "Yes, it is definitely a soft approach. This is not just with...
  • Chinese do not adhere to LAC, says Sharad Yadav September 6, 2013

    Janata Dal United leader Sharad Yadav said the Chinese do not adhere to the Line of Actual Control. He said, "The incursions have been happening since China captured Tibet. The report is alarming." The remarks came in the backdrop of reports of Chinese incursion on Thursday. ...
  • NSAB report didn't say China intruded into India: Antony September 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The issue of Chinese border incursion rocked Parliament on Friday with parties demanding the government's statement. Defence Minister AK Antony clarified that the National Security Advisory Board chairman Shyam Saran in his report to the Prime Minister's Office did not say that China has occupied any part of...
  • Nothing to conceal on issue of Chinese incursion: Govt September 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The government Friday said it has nothing to conceal on the issue of Chinese incursion even as BJP accused it of "weak response". "Defence Minister (A K Antony) will be making a statement in the House on the press reports about Chinese intrusion, occupation of Indian territories. In Lok...
  • Live: NSAB report didn't say China intruded into Indian territory, says Antony September 6, 2013

    New Delhi: 1:20 pm: The Opposition is in no mood to relent as the BJP created a storm demanding a clarification from the Defence Minister. The Lok Sabha has been adjourned till 2 pm following the uproar. 1:01 pm: Defence Minister AK Antony has denied reports saying that the...
  • National Security Advisory Board chief denies Chinese incursion reports September 6, 2013

    New Delhi: National Security Advisory Board chief Shyam Saran denied media reports about Chinese incursions along the Line of Actual Control on Thursday. According to media reports an official NSAB probe report submitted to the Prime Minister's Office had said that Indian troops are not being allowed to patrol the...
  • Chinese troops not allowing India to patrol LAC: Reports September 5, 2013

    The National Security Advisory Board in its report on Chinese incursion has pointed out that the Indian troops are not allowed to patrol the Line of Actual Control (LAC), said reports. The report submitted to PMO says that the 640 sq km of Indian territory has been occupied by China. However,...
  • Strong response needed to LoC firings, Chinese incursions: Ex-Army chief VK Singh August 28, 2013

    India should mount a "strong response" to Pakistani firing across the LoC and increased border incursions by China, former Indian Army chief Gen (retd) V K Singh has said. "If the message you convey is, 'OK you can do what you want to, but we are not going to react to...
  • Students' Union organised rallies to protest against Chinese army incursion August 27, 2013

    The All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) and the All Mishmi Students' Union (AMSU) have organised joint rallies to protest against the August 11 incursion by Chinese army at Chaglagam. AAPSU and AMSU brought out the rallies at Lohit and Anjaw districts on Monday. The rallyists submitted a memorandum to the...
  • MPs demand strong steps to prevent Chinese incursions August 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Voicing serious concern over repeated Chinese incursions into the Indian territory, members from various parties in Rajya Sabha on Thursday asked the government to take stringent measures to prevent such incidents. Raising the issue during Zero Hour, Jagat Prakash Nadda (BJP) said, "Chinese troops recently intruded 20 km into...
  • Chinese troops intrude into Arunachal Pradesh, stay for over two days August 21, 2013

    In yet another face-off 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...
  • Army foils 12 infiltration attempts by Pakistani terrorists since June August 17, 2013

    Srinagar: Pakistani Army is trying to push terrorists into India through the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir by keeping the Indian forces engaged by firing at their positions. Even as several infiltration attempts have been made by terrorists backed by Pakistan, the Indian Army has killed many infiltrators and...
  • BC Khanduri expresses concern over Chinese incursion August 6, 2013

    Expressing concern at Chinese troops recently stopping an Army patrol party near the LAC in Ladakh, former Uttarakhand chief minister BC Khanduri on Tuesday asked the Centre whether it intended repeating the history of 1962 by not taking the matter seriously. "Stopping of an Army's patrol party in Trade Junction area...
  • 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 CNN-IBN...
  • We are better equipped today to fight a Kargil-like war: Praveen Swami July 26, 2013

    In the summer of 1999, India fought off the Pakistani intrusion in Kargil. However, the end of the war does not mean the beginning of peace for people on either side of the border. Author and senior journalist Praveen Swami joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his book 'The...
  • India, China meet to discuss peace, tranquility on border, says MEA July 24, 2013

    New Delhi: India and China held talks in New Delhi on Tuesday amidst the repeated reports of incursions by the Chinese Army. The meeting between the two countries was the third of the joint mechanism on border affairs. The Ministry of External Affairs damped down the speculation that a breakthrough...
  • I don't think 1962 Chinese invasion can be repeated: Surya Gangadharan July 23, 2013

    Chinese incursions continue across the LAC as fresh incursions are reported from North Sikkim, Ladakh and other sectors. Is India well poised to neutralise any possible threat? CNN-IBN's international affairs editor Surya Gangadharan joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Our political leaders have never spoken in one...
  • India-China 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 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...
  • India, China hold talks to discuss peace, tranquility on the LAC July 23, 2013

    New Delhi: India and China began talks on Monday in New Delhi amidst fresh border tensions with more reports of incursions by Chinese troops in Chumar sector in Ladakh. However the Ministry of External Affairs has said that the peace and tranquillity on the border are on the agenda not...
  • Chinese troops had crossed LAC in Ladakh: Army sources July 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Army sources have confirmed an intrusion by Chinese troops on July 16-17 in the Daulat Beg Oldi Sector in eastern Ladakh last week. The intrusion took place at roughly the same place where the 20-day face off with Chinese troops took place in April. "Intrusion did occur by...