INDIA CHINA BORDER

  • After border row, India, China plan counter-terror drills to build trust October 18, 2014

    New Delhi: India will hold counter-terrorism exercises with China despite a recent face-off on their disputed border, officials said, in a sign the two governments want to manage their deep differences. India, which under Prime Minister Narendra Modi has struck an assertive national security posture, also agreed to China's request to...
  • PM to meet top military commanders today, ceasefire violation, India-China border likely to be discussed October 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet top military commanders for the first time in a conference on Friday. He is expected to outline his vision and also get a briefing on the overall security situation in the country. Ceasefire violations from the Pakistan side and the recent developments...
  • With eye on China, India all set to develop roads and military facilities along the disputed border September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: India has eased restrictions on building roads and military facilities along its disputed border with China, as the new government seeks to close the gap on its neighbour's superior transport network and take a stronger stance on Beijing. Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said that he had relaxed environmental rules...
  • PM concludes Beijing meet, heads back home October 24, 2013

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday wrapped up his China visit and headed back home. The Chinese leadership described his visit as 'a great success'. Manmohan Singh, on Thursday, said that maintaining peace on the IndiaChina border is essential for mutual confidence and to boost ties. "We should do nothing to disturb that,"...
  • IndiaChina border talks today, NSA advisor to meet Chinese Premier June 28, 2013

    Beijing: National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon will hold talks with his counterpart in China in Beijing on Friday on the disputed border issue. Menon, who is the designated Special Representative (SRs) and his newly appointed counterpart Yang Jiechi, will hold talks amid recent assertions by both sides to seek an...
  • 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. ...
  • Li's India trip to enhance regional growth: Chinese daily May 21, 2013

    Beijing: Premier Li Keqiang's visit to India will contribute to regional economic development and integration, a Chinese daily said on Tuesday. An editorial in China Daily noted that Li's ongoing visit to India will create a new chapter in SinoIndian relations. "That Li chose New Delhi as the first leg...
  • India, China have far more common interests: Li Keqiang May 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Pledged to build trust with India, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday said that the two countries have far more common interests than differences. Li Keqiang spelling out his vision for IndiaChina ties said that he wants the two nations to be the engines of global growth. Keqiang said India...
  • 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, China call for an end to border issues, sign 8 agreements May 20, 2013

    New Delhi: 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. Addressing a joint press conference with Premier Li, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that...
  • 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...
  • '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 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,...
  • China biggest enemy of India, Pakistan no threat: Mulayam April 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday accused the UPA government of being "weak and cowardly" over the incursion of Chinese troops in Ladakh and warned that China "is the biggest enemy" of India but "Pakistan is no threat". Speaking in the Lok Sabha, the former defence...
  • Chinese incursion: Mulayam calls the government 'coward' April 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The government's China policy came under fierce attack from the Opposition in the Lok Sabha on Monday. Opposition MPs led by Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh described the government's conduct on the Chinese intrusion into eastern Ladakh as 'cowardly'. "I have never seen a more coward government in...
  • Chinese incursion: Army on alert in Ladakh April 28, 2013

    On April 15, a platoonstrength contingent of China's People's Liberation Army had come inside the Indian territory in Burthe in the DBO sector and established a tented post there. ...
  • Chinese incursion: India doesn't want to accentuate situation, says PM April 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said India does not want to "accentuate" the situation in the wake of the recent Chinese incursion in Ladakh and is working on a plan to resolve it. "We do have a plan. We do not want to accentuate the situation. We...
  • Chinese incursion: Could India have handled the situation better? April 27, 2013

    New Delhi: With no letup in the tension following China's border incursion into Leh, senior government officials have now told CNNIBN that the entire situation could have been handled better. CNNIBN's Strategic Affairs Editor Surya Gangadharan takes a look at what steps could have been taken: The Chinese camp should have...
  • Negotiations on to solve Chinese incursion: Antony April 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Defence Minister AK Antony on Friday said negotiations and consultations are on at various levels to find a peaceful solution to the Chinese incursion issue in Ladakh. His comments came a day after External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid asserted in Almaty in Kazhakistan that India was "not a...
  • Tourism unaffected, but Leh blames India, China for standoff April 26, 2013

    Leh: The Chinese impasse in Ladakh has entered Day 11. As India continues to downplay the issue, Leh is unimpressed. More than the Chinese, the town and its bustling market have tourists on its mind. But even as normal life continues, they are blaming New Delhi for being soft on...
  • Army Chief briefs Antony on Chinese incursion issue April 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Thursday briefed Defence Minister AK Antony on the Chinese incursion issue in Ladakh and the present situation there. After reviewing the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and the Ladakh area with military commanders in the Northern Command, Gen Singh briefed the Defence...
  • IndiaChina border talks moving in right direction: Khurshid December 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Border talks between India and China are "moving in the right direction", External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said in New Delhi on Monday. Speaking to the media days after India and China reached a "common understanding" on their vexed border talks, Khurshid said: "..I think you can only expect...
  • Army Chief reviews security situation along China border December 2, 2012

    Kolkata: Operational preparedness of troops deployed along the border with China and security situation in the northeastern states was reviewed by Army Chief General Bikram Singh in Kolkata on Sunday. "Eastern Army Commander Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag briefed the Army chief on the operational preparedness and the security scenario...
  • SinoIndo talks put off after row over Dalai Lama November 26, 2011

    New Delhi: The reported Chinese demand for cancellation of the Dalai Lama's speech at a Buddhist congregation here next week is believed to have led to the postponement of IndiaChina border talks scheduled for Monday. The Chinese side is said to have called off the 15th round of the talks between...
  • Ladakh faces Sandalwood smuggling by China March 1, 2010

    In Ladakh, where apart from encroachment by the Chinese army, authorities now fighting a new threat smuggling of red sandalwood and rare medicinal herbs into China. The huge blocks of red sandalwood a banned international trade item, were seized by the Leh police just before they were carted...
  • Factbox: all about India, China's border dispute November 8, 2009

    The Dalai Lama, branded by China as a separatist began a weeklong visit to Arunachal Pradesh, also claimed by Beijing as the two countries struggle to settle a border dispute. Here are key details about their border dispute: The Asian giants still claim vast swathes of each other's territory along their 3,500...