Doklam ‘severely’ strained India-China ties: Wang told Sushma

Beijing, December 12 (IANS) At his meeting with Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that the military stand-off in Doklam had put a “severe” strain on bilateral ties.   The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday released a statement detailing what Wang told Sushma Swaraj during their bilateral meet in […]

India and China should resolve Doklam peacefully: British envoy

    Kolkata, August 24 (IANS) Calling upon India and China to peacefully resolve the Doklam stand-off, British High Commissioner to India Dominic Asquith on Thursday ruled out any intervention on the part of his country as neither party has sought its services.   “We think, we still think, we always thought, and continue to […]

Doklam issue will be resolved ‘very soon’, says Rajnath Singh

  New Delhi, August 21 (IANS) The Doklam border dispute between India and China will be resolved “very soon”, Home Minister Rajnath Singh announced on Monday.   “India wants to maintain good relations with all neighbouring countries. There will be a solution to the Doklam issue very soon and China will also initiate a positive […]

China chides Japan for backing India on Doklam

  Beijing, August 18 (IANS) China on Friday told Japan not to make “random” comments on the Sino-Indian border stand-off even if it wants to support New Delhi.   Japan has rallied behind India over the dragging feud at Doklam, with its envoy Kenji Hiramatsu saying that the region is disputed and Tokyo understands why […]

India mum on troop numbers in Doklam

    New Delhi, August 4 (IANS) India on Friday declined to get into China’s claim that the number of Indian troops in Doklam area has come down.   “As far as questions regarding deployment are concerned, these are operational matters whether on our side or the other side,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay […]