INCURSION

  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • Working on a trade package with China: Salman Khurshid May 21, 2013

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, who is on a threeday tour to India, said that the two countries have far more common interests than differences. ...
  • The Last Word: Are IndiaChina ties about to turn a new page? May 20, 2013

    India and China on Monday signed eight agreements during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to India. Premier Li held talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and issues along the IndoChina border were also discussed. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 20, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Will India, China build on gains announced during Li Keqiang's visit? May 20, 2013

    India and China on Monday signed eight agreements during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to India. Premier Li held talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and issues along the IndoChina border were also discussed. ...
  • Chinese Premier in India: SP says India should voice disapproval May 19, 2013

    Samajwadi Party leader Kamal Faruqui said that India should make it very clear that Chinese incursions will not be tolerated. ...
  • India considering China's proposal for border defence cooperation pact May 7, 2013

    India on Tuesday denied giving up a bunker in return for a Chinese pullback from Ladakh. Sources in the government say India has only dismantled a shelter that was set up 3 days after the Chinese incursion. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 7, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Watch: The strategic importance of Ladakh's DBO sector explained May 7, 2013

    The Daulat Begi Oldi airfield gives India advantage in the area. India wants to protect the Siachen Glacier positions from eastern attack. ...
  • News 360: Imran Khan injured after falling off stage in Lahore May 7, 2013

    Pakistan TehreekeInsaf (PTI) leader Imran Khan suffered a severe head injury after falling off a lift that was taking him up to a 14feet high stage at an election rally in Lahore on Tuesday evening. Two of Imran's supporters were also injured in the fall. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 6, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Chinese incursion: Tensions along LAC could flare up again May 6, 2013

    India and China border standoff in Ladakh did end. Yet, details of any agreements are sparse. ...
  • News 360: SBI, LIC named in expose on money laundering by banks May 6, 2013

    Part Two of the Cobrapost investigation on money laundering methods used by banks focused on 23 major public sector banks and financial institutions. This included the State Bank of India as also the Life Insurance Corporation. ...
  • Chinese incursion: Suhasini Haidar explains the position at LAC in Ladakh May 6, 2013

    India has been claiming a major diplomatic victory after it managed to resolve the standoff over Chinese incursion. ...
  • Chinese incursion: Could a similar standoff be averted in future? May 6, 2013

    India on Monday claimed a major diplomatic victory after it managed to resolve the standoff over the Chinese incursion in Ladakh. ...
  • There is no confrontation with China, says Salman Khurshid May 6, 2013

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid says while people can express concern over the IndiaChina standoff in Ladakh, there is no need to press the panic button because mechanisms are in place and the government is hopeful of a satisfactory resolution. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on CBI over coal scam affidavit May 5, 2013

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha also talks about Chinese incursion issue and much more. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 1, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Has India run out of options on both Pakistan and China? May 1, 2013

    China on Wednesday reinforced its position in Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO) sector, 19 kilometre deep inside Indian territory, where they are getting regular supplies through trucks. ...
  • News 360: India requests Pak to move Sarabjit to a third country May 1, 2013

    As Sarabjit Singh's condition continues to be serious, the Indian government on Wednesday made an official request to have him moved to a third country for further treatment. ...
  • Chinese incursion: We need not press the panic button, says Khurshid May 1, 2013

    Army chief General Bikram Singh on Wednesday briefed the Cabinet Committee on Security on the Chinese incursion. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 30, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey April 29, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: India asks Pak to release Sarabjit Singh April 29, 2013

    India on Monday formally asked Pakistan to release Sarabjit Singh, the death row convict, whose condition remains critical after he was brutally assaulted in a Pakistani jail. ...