Ladakh Incursion

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

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, who is on a three-day 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 Sino-Indian 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 India-China ties said that he wants the two nations to be the engines of global growth. Keqiang said India...
  • The Last Word: Are India-China 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 Indo-China 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 Indo-China border were also discussed. Addressing a joint press conference with Premier Li, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that...
  • Chinese Premier calls for improving mutual trust with India May 20, 2013

    New Delhi: After the stand-off in Ladakh, it was a positive start to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's three-day visit to India. Keqiang on Monday said that he and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh held productive talks on Sunday evening at the dinner hosted by the Prime Minister. He also called for...
  • PM meets Chinese Premier, stresses on the need for peace on the border May 20, 2013

    New Delhi: After the stand-off in Ladakh, it looks to be a positive start to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to India. Premier Li arrived in India on Sunday on a three-day visit. On Sunday evening, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met Premier Li for a private dinner where he raised...
  • After Ladakh incursions, China flexes its muscles in Indian Ocean May 14, 2013

    New Delhi: After incursions in Ladakh, China has now flexed its muscles in the Indian Ocean. The Indian Navy has expressed concern about increasing presence of Chinese navy's submarines and warships in the region. Defence Minister AK Antony will open the bi-annual Naval Commanders Conference in Delhi on Tuesday. The minister,...
  • India, China working on new border agreement: Khurshid May 12, 2013

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid, who reached New Delhi on Saturday after his two-day China visit, said that his meeting with his Chinese counterpart in Beijing was "fruitful" and the two countries are working on new border agreement. "India and China underlined things like recent incursion should not...
  • Chinese media hails Salman Khurshid's visit May 11, 2013

    Beijing: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid's visit to China reaffirmed the consensus of the two neighbours to achieve win-win results despite attempts by Western media to drive a wedge between the two counties, Chinese media said on Friday. Khurshid's trip drew world's attention as it took place soon after a...
  • What made China pull out of Ladakh? May 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Four days after the face off with Chinese troops ended at Raki Nulla in eastern Ladakh, there's no clarity in Delhi on just why it happened. Indian diplomats expect some of the fog will clear when External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid returns from Beijing. "It could have been...
  • India kept phone line open with China to resolve stand-off May 8, 2013

    New Delhi: India's quiet diplomacy was at work again, as New Delhi kept the phone lines with Beijing continuously ringing to defuse the 20-day stand-off on the border, conveying firmly that the Chinese troops would have to revert to status quo that existed before the April 15, 2013 incursion. No deal...
  • 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. ...
  • Did India agree to remove a bunker to end standoff with China? May 7, 2013

    New Delhi: After three weeks of a standoff between India and China along the Line of Actual Control ended on Monday, speculation is rising that India agreed to demolish a border observation bunker. China had objected to the bunker in the Chumar region in southern Ladakh. But the Ministry of...
  • No deal was struck with China to end Ladakh face off: Sources May 6, 2013

    New Delhi: With China-India 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...
  • 'China-India standoff in Ladakh ended after diplomatic level talks' May 6, 2013

    New Delhi: There has been some relief for the government on the India-China border. The Chinese and Indian armies have withdrawn simultaneously from face-off 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 CNN-IBN, 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 platoon-strength 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...
  • 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 stand-off 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...