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  • Chinese troops make bids to enter Indian waters in Ladakh: Reports 29-06-2014 05:03 PM

    Leh/New Delhi: After making incursion bids in Ladakh through land route, Chinese troops have made several attempts to enter Indian waters at Pangong lake nestled in the higher reaches of Ladakh with the latest incident reported on Friday. According to reports reaching various government agencies, the Army had a face-off...
  • Need to cut our coat according to our cloth, PM says hinting at trimming defence budget 22-11-2013 07:53 PM

    Hinting at a possible cut in the country's defence budget, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said the Services will have to exercise prudence in acquisitions in view of the economic slowdown, stressing on the need to "cut our coat according to our cloth". Addressing the Combined Commanders' Conference, he...
  • India-China sign a key pact to address border stand-offs 23-10-2013 07:15 PM

    Beijing: India and China on Wednesday signed a key pact to address border stand-offs. The pact commits the two Asian giants not to use military capabilities to attack each other. Despite the bonhomie, the border issues remained in the top of the agenda during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to...
  • Manmohan to take up stapled visas, LAC row, trade with Chinese PM Li 22-10-2013 09:45 PM

    Beijing: As Prime Minister Manmohan Singh began his China visit on Tuesday, there are huge expectations that the two countries would move closer towards resolving contentious issues. Some key pacts including the ones on stapled visas being granted by China for Arunachal Pradesh residents and on preventing incursions along the...
  • Not an inch of territory will be ceded to China: Antony 06-09-2013 11:43 PM

    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...
  • Talks on for mechanism to prevent face-offs on LAC: AK Antony 02-09-2013 03:18 PM

    Negotiations are underway to have a "more practical and effective" mechanism to prevent face-offs between Indian and Chinese troops on the LAC and efforts are being made to have confidence building measures, Defence Minister A K Antony said on Monday. The "unfortunate face-offs" between Indian and Chinese armies take place...
  • Indian Army plays down China's dare in Ladakh 05-08-2013 11:14 AM

    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...
  • India speeds up plan to build railway lines along the borders 05-08-2013 09:44 AM

    New Delhi: An ambitious Rs 80,000 crore plan to build railway lines along India's strategic frontiers is picking up speed. Railway and defence sources confirm that surveys have been completed on 10 key lines with most of the funding likely to come out of the railway budget. Working in tandem...
  • India, China developing mechanism to prevent face-offs: Antony 26-07-2013 12:43 PM

    New Delhi: India and China are trying to develop effective mechanisms to prevent the "embarrassing" face-offs between their troops along the "disputed" points of the Line of Actual Control, Defence Minister AK Antony said in New Delhi on Friday. Terming the 21-day stand-off between the two sides in Depsang valley...
  • I don't think 1962 Chinese invasion can be repeated: Surya Gangadharan 23-07-2013 05:47 PM

    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...
  • Shah Rukh, Hrithik movies inspired Chinese trio to intrude into India 14-07-2013 07:19 PM

    Leh: As security agencies probe the motive behind the infiltration of three Chinese Muslims through Sino-India border, the trio is singing a different tune. If the responses of the three persons to the interrogators are to be believed, it was the charm of Bollywood superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Hrithik...
  • China defends latest Ladakh incursion, says PLA was patrolling its side of LAC 10-07-2013 06:53 PM

    Beijing: Virtually defending the latest incursion by the PLA in the Chumar sector in Ladakh, China on Wednesday said its troops were patrolling on its side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) and asserted that "status quo" should not be changed pending a final settlement. "I have seen the...
  • Chinese incursions: India needs to resolve border issue soon 10-07-2013 12:25 PM

    New Delhi: In yet another case of cross-border incursion, Chinese troops infiltrated into the Indian territory in Ladakh and broke a camera set up by the Indian Army at the Line of Actual Control (LAC). These cameras were of high resolution and had been put up by the Indian soldiers...
  • Chinese troops cross LAC, enter Chumar again 09-07-2013 04:15 PM

    Leh: Barely two months after the incursion at Ladakh, the Chinese troops have again intruded into the Chumar sector in Ladakh. This is the same area where the Chinese had earlier transgressed in April. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the the troops of China's People's Liberation Army transgressed on June...
  • 'Army downplays Chinese move to build road crossing LAC' 27-05-2013 07:52 AM

    New Delhi: The Chinese have constructed a 5km road through the Line of Actual control but Indian Army sources have dismissed these reports saying the road is well within the Chinese area known as Siri Jap. This comes a month after the face off in the Raki Nulla area between...
  • Face-offs continue; China builds 5 km road crossing LAC 26-05-2013 09:34 PM

    Leh: India and China may have announced an end to their 20-day stand-off in Ladakh sector, but the situation has not entirely settled down judging from a recent incident when the Chinese intercepted an Indian Army patrol and prevented it from going to Line of Actual Control (LAC). The incident...
  • India, China army officers to discuss border management 15-05-2013 08:14 AM

    New Delhi: In the backdrop of the Ladakh incursion and the rising Chinese naval presence in the Indian Ocean, Indian and Chinese army officers will discuss border management and confidence building measures at Nathu La in Sikkim on Wednesday. Indian Army officers will go across to the Chinese side for...
  • Watch: The strategic importance of Ladakh's DBO sector explained 07-05-2013 10:25 PM

    The Daulat Begi Oldi airfield gives India advantage in the area. India wants to protect the Siachen Glacier positions from eastern attack. ...
  • Chinese incursion: Suhasini Haidar explains the position at LAC in Ladakh 06-05-2013 07:31 PM

    India has been claiming a major diplomatic victory after it managed to resolve the stand-off over Chinese incursion. ...
  • Chinese incursion: Could a similar stand-off be averted in future? 06-05-2013 05:42 PM

    India on Monday claimed a major diplomatic victory after it managed to resolve the standoff over the Chinese incursion in Ladakh. ...
  • Chinese provocation: Is India prepared? 02-05-2013 05:50 PM

    The Chinese intrusion into Depsang Bulge in East Ladakh, approximately 19 km inside our perception of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) on April 15, has raised temperatures both militarily and politically on either side. A series of border personnel meetings between the militaries of the two sides have not...
  • BJP slams Centre on Chinese incursion 02-05-2013 10:44 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday took on the Central government on the incursion by Chinese troops 19 km inside the Indian side in Ladakh's Daulat Beg Oldi and alleged that China is constructing bunkers in Eastern Ladakh. The BJP also alleged that government has failed to...
  • Antony discusses Chinese incursion with top security brass 30-04-2013 10:35 PM

    New Delhi: Defence Minister AK Antony on Tuesday discussed ways of resolving the Chinese incursion issue with the top security brass of the country and emphasised that India will take every step to safeguard its interests there. Addressing the Unified Commanders' Conference, he said the current situation in Ladakh where...
  • Govt relies on diplomatic measures to resolve deadlock with China 26-04-2013 12:47 PM

    New Delhi: Government appears to be banking solely on the diplomatic option to to resolve the deadlock at Rakki Nullah in Daulat Beg Oldi with the high level China Study Group comprising the NSA, Foreign Secretary, Defence Secretary and service chiefs driving thinking on the issue. Sources indicate there were...
  • Incursion issue: China tones down rhetoric, urges patience 25-04-2013 09:06 PM

    Beijing: Toning down its rhetoric on incursion, China on Thursday counselled patience saying favourable conditions should be created for the two countries to solve the issue through friendly consolations. At separate media briefings, both the Chinese Foreign Ministry and the Defence Ministry maintained that the People's Liberation Army (PLA) had...
  • We didn't provoke tension at the border, says China 25-04-2013 07:40 PM

    Beijing: Claiming that its troops or choppers have not caused any "provocation" or violated the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, China today said the incident will not affect bilateral ties or disrupt peace at the borders as both sides are trying to resolve it in a friendly manner....
  • Chinese intrusion: Army briefs government on military options 24-04-2013 09:50 PM

    New Delhi: With China sticking to its stand that its troops have not violated the Line of Actual Control, Army has told the Government about various military options that can be exercised to deal with the situation arising out of the intrusion in Ladakh. The Army has given its inputs...
  • Chinese helicopters violated Indian airspace on April 21: Sources 24-04-2013 09:27 PM

    New Delhi: There is no let up in tension at the India, China border with China violating Indian airspace and incursions into Ladakh. Army sources said that two Chinese helicopters violated the Line of Actual Control (LAC) on April 21. The Chinese choppers entered the Indian airspace on April 21...
  • Government's approach towards China 'very weak': BJP 24-04-2013 02:55 AM

    New Delhi: Terming the government's approach towards China as "very weak", BJP on Tuesday asked the Centre to spell out steps being taken to tackle the danger arising out of the Chinese troops' incursion in Ladakh. It said the government should tell the nation the truth about the issue and...
  • We will guard our national interest: Khurshid on China's incursions 23-04-2013 06:42 PM

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said that Indo-Sino ties won't be hit after reports surfaced on Chinese helicopters flying over Depsang in Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO) sector in Ladakh. ...