Indian Border

  • IB, RAW, Army ex-chiefs to make joint statement on security issues August 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Around 15 former Army chiefs, Foreign Secretaries, Home Secretaries and Intelligence Bureau and RAW chiefs will issue a joint statement on Friday on national security issues. They claimed that there was a crisis on the Indian border that the government was not addressing. Recently, five Indian soldiers were killed...
  • Connecting the dots: The Raki Nulla face-off, 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 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 face-off with Indian troops. A Platoon-strength contingent of China's People's Liberation Army(PLA) came 10 km inside the Indian territory...
  • China test new fighter jets near Indian border March 23, 2012

    Beijing: China has conducted a massive military exercise in the high altitude Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, close to the disputed borders with India, during which it has for the first time tested the multi-role J-10 fighter jets. The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force have conducted ground attack training over the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau,...
  • Need to remain vigilant along borders: Antony October 15, 2011

    New Delhi: The foiled terror plot in Ambala, possibly aimed at targeting the national capital, was just a "tip of the iceberg", Defence Minister A K Antony said on Saturday, cautioning people to remain vigilant in the prevailing "sensitive and delicate" atmosphere. "Ambala incident is a tip of iceberg. The present...
  • Pak to move 6,000 troops from Indian border: NYT May 1, 2009

    New York: As Pakistan stepped up military operations to flush out Taliban militants from NWFP's Buner district, the army is set to move 6,000 troops from its Indian border to its western frontier with Afghanistan, a news report has said. The 6,000 troops to be shifted had originally been on...
  • Dhaka mutiny: India puts border guards on alert February 25, 2009

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday put its frontier guards on maximum alert along the Bangladesh border following a border guards mutiny in the neighbouring country and is watching closely developments there that could have impact on its border security. India, however, said that the border guards mutiny in Bangladesh was...
  • Afghanistan suicide attack: Three bombers arrested April 13, 2008

    New Delhi: Authorities in Afghanistan said they have captured one of the three bombers who attacked the Border Roads Organisation workers in Nimroz on Saturday. Reports quoting Provincial Governor Ghulam Dastgir Azad say the suicide bomber was captured with an explosive-lined jacket. Two Indian engineers — M P Singh and C...
  • 2 Indian engineers killed in Afghanistan blast April 12, 2008

    New Delhi: Two Indian engineers of Indian Border Roads Organisation were killed and five injured in a suicide attack near Minar area in Nimroz province of Afghanistan. M P Singh and C Govindaswamy were killed when the Indian convoy was attacked around 20 00 hrs (IST) on its way to Delaram....