LAC

  • India wants to resolve all issues with Pakistan through talks: NSA 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Asserting that there are no problems which cannot be resolved, India on Tuesday said it would like to address all its issues with Pakistan through talks while having an "effective deterrence" to deal with terrorism emanating from there. National Security Advisor Ajit Doval also emphasised that India wants to...
  • China hopes to maintain peace with India after border row September 26, 2014

    Beijing: With the standoff in Ladakh region resolved, China on Friday said the two sides sides can now maintain peace and tranquillity in the border area and implement the consensus reached by leaders of the two countries to jointly build closer developmental partnership. "As the Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj...
  • Chinese army asks for flag meeting September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: In the midst of a border face off, the Chinese army has asked for a flag meeting even as the Indian army has been asked to be on the alert along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) where Chinese troops have intruded for the last more than 10...
  • Ladakh: Another Chinese intrusion, over 50 troops enter Chumar September 20, 2014

    Leh/New Delhi: A day after 100 troops were reported to have crossed into Indian territory, over 50 more People's Liberation Army(PLA) troops entered the the Chumar region of Ladakh on Saturday. The troops had earlier withdrawn from the same area. The incursions are taking place even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
  • 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...
  • Two Chinese choppers transgressed the LAC, entered Uttarakhand in April, June July 15, 2014

    Two Chinese helicopters entered Indian territory in Uttarakhand on two occasions in April and June after which the Army launched protests with the Chinese Army, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday. "Due to differing perception of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) by both India and China, transgressions do occur....
  • Chinese troops make bids to enter Indian waters in Ladakh: Reports June 29, 2014

    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 faceoff with...
  • Need to cut our coat according to our cloth, PM says hinting at trimming defence budget November 22, 2013

    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 said...
  • IndiaChina sign a key pact to address border standoffs October 23, 2013

    Beijing: India and China on Wednesday signed a key pact to address border standoffs. 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 Beijing. During...
  • Manmohan to take up stapled visas, LAC row, trade with Chinese PM Li October 22, 2013

    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 September 6, 2013

    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 Line...
  • Talks on for mechanism to prevent face-offs on LAC: AK Antony September 2, 2013

    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 due...
  • Indian Army plays down China's dare in Ladakh August 5, 2013

    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 CNNIBN...
  • India speeds up plan to build railway lines along the borders August 5, 2013

    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 faceoffs: Antony July 26, 2013

    New Delhi: India and China are trying to develop effective mechanisms to prevent the "embarrassing" faceoffs 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 21day standoff between the two sides in Depsang valley in...
  • I don't think 1962 Chinese invasion can be repeated: Surya Gangadharan July 23, 2013

    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? CNNIBN's international affairs editor Surya Gangadharan joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Our political leaders have never spoken in one...
  • Shah Rukh, Hrithik movies inspired Chinese trio to intrude into India July 14, 2013

    Leh: As security agencies probe the motive behind the infiltration of three Chinese Muslims through SinoIndia 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 July 10, 2013

    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 July 10, 2013

    New Delhi: In yet another case of crossborder 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 July 9, 2013

    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 CNNIBN that the the troops of China's People's Liberation Army transgressed on June...
  • 'Army downplays Chinese move to build road crossing LAC' May 27, 2013

    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 Indian...
  • Faceoffs continue; China builds 5 km road crossing LAC May 26, 2013

    Leh: India and China may have announced an end to their 20day standoff 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 May 15, 2013

    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 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Chinese provocation: Is India prepared? May 2, 2013

    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 May 2, 2013

    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 April 30, 2013

    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 April 26, 2013

    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...