INCURSION

  • Chinese incursions don't augur well for cordial ties: Rajnath Singh November 20, 2014

    Leh: India on Thursday said that repeated incursions by Chinese troops into its territory "do not augur well" for maintaining cordial bilateral ties and accused China of illegally occupying Aksai Chin. Addressing an election rally in Leh, Home Minister Rajnath Singh also said that several development schemes could not be implemented...
  • No one can warn India: Rajnath Singh to China October 16, 2014

    Manesar (Haryana): With China reacting sharply to government's plans to construct a border road in Arunachal Pradesh, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today sent a strong message, asserting that no one can warn India. "Today, no one can give warning to India. We are a very powerful country," he told reporters on...
  • Modi has done nothing to stop Pakistan shelling: Rahul Gandhi October 8, 2014

    Mahad (Maharashtra): With shelling and firing by Pakistani troops continuing to claim civilian lives in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he has done nothing to stop it despite "many provocations". "Before the Lok Sabha polls, Modi used to speak of...
  • Chinese incursions during President Xi Jinping's visits a mystery: IAF chief October 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Marshal Arup Raha said on Saturday that it was "mysterious" how border incursions take place during high-profile visits. "It is always mysterious... the way incursions get timed with visits," Raha said responding to a question in the recent incursion by Chinese troops...
  • 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 agrees to withdraw troops from Ladakh after Sushma meets Chinese counterpart in US September 26, 2014

    New York: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj raised the issue of Chinese incursions into Indian territory across the Line of Actual Control with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on Wednesday during their meeting in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. After the talks, the Chinese government...
  • As standoff continues in Ladakh, India plays down border tension with China September 23, 2014

    India on Tuesday played down reports that Chinese President Xi Jinping has asked the People's Liberation Army to be prepared for a regional war, even as the standoff in Chumar and Demchok sectors on the Line of Actual Control continues. Meanwhile, PTI reported that the Chinese Army has called for...
  • As standoff in Ladakh enters Day 12, Chinese troops ask for flag meeting with Indian Army: Sources September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Chinese Army on Tuesday asked for a flag meeting with the Indian side as the standoff in Ladakh along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) entered Day 12. Sources in the Indian Army said that their request was under consideration. The Chinese troops have made repeated incursions into...
  • 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. ...
  • Army Chief cancels Bhutan visit as India-China standoff continues in Ladakh September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst the standoff between Indian and Chinese troops across the Line of Actual Control, Army Chief General Dalbir Suhag has cancelled his trip to Bhutan. His 4-day trip was to start on Tuesday. China's People's Liberation Army had added seven new tents within Indian territory on Sunday. Chinese...
  • Amidst LAC standoff, Chinese President tells Army to be ready for a regional war September 23, 2014

    Beijing: A day after the China's People's Liberation Army added seven new tents within the Indian territory, Chinese President Xi Jinping has asked the Chinese army to be ready for a regional war. He has also ordered the Army to ensure a smooth chain of command and implement all decisions...
  • Kiren Rijiju refuses to comment on Chinese incursion September 22, 2014

    China's People's Liberation Army added seven new tents within the Indian territory. Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said, "It's a difficult terrain. What happens in what sector is difficult to ascertain. We will have to see the report first, it would not be correct to comment before...
  • Carefully following process initiated by PM on Chinese incursions: MEA September 20, 2014

    New Delhi: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised the issue of Chinese incursions in Ladakh with Chinese President Xi Jinping, India on Saturday said it was carefully following the process initiated by Modi and an outcome was awaited. The reaction by External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Syed Akabaruddin came in response...
  • Manish Tewari slams government for not taking border incursions seriously September 20, 2014

    Congress party member Manish Tewari has slammed the government for not taking border incursions seriously, accusing it of not having an effective plan to deal with intrusions from Pakistan and China. ...
  • 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...
  • Modi says must resolve incursion issue soon, Xi assures China determined to finding a solution September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst repeated incursions by the Chinese Army along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed concern over the issue in his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Modi told Xi that it was important to address the border issue soon and...
  • As Modi, Jinping meet in Delhi, Chinese Army pushes in more troops into Indian territory in Ladakh September 18, 2014

    Leh/New Delhi: Heightening tension, the Chinese Army pushed in more troops into Chumar village along the Line of Actual Control in the wee hours on Thursday, hours before the summit meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. According to sources, the Chinese side pushed in more...
  • PM Modi discusses incursion with Chinese President, to continue talks on the issue today September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: As incursions continue by China's People's Liberation Army into the Indian side along the Line of Actual Control, Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed the issue with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday. The Ministry of External Affairs said that the issue was raised by Modi on Wednesday and...
  • IndiaChina confrontation in Ladakh continues; Modi likely to raise the issue during talks with Jinping September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Repeated incursions by China's People's Liberation Army into the Indian side al9ng the Line of Actual Control will figure in the talks between the two countries on Thursday on day 2 of meetings between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping. India and China held a...
  • 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...
  • Incursions cast a shadow on Chinese President Jinping's visit to India September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The shadow of incursions by Chinese troops is hanging over the country's President Xi Jinping's visit to India. A Brigadierlevel flag meeting was held on Monday over the recent confrontation that took place between Chinese troops and civilians at Chumar and Demchok sectors. While the meeting was inconclusive,...
  • 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...
  • 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 threeweek 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 2022 Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers had last week pitched around 810 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...