The Doklam Effect: India Deploys More Troops Along Border with China Near Tibet

The Doklam Effect: India Deploys More Troops Along Border with China Near Tibet

Military officials said India is also strengthening its surveillance mechanism to keep an eye on Chinese activities along the borders in the strategically sensitive Tibetan region and has even been regularly deploying choppers to carry out recce.   Kibithu (Arunachal Pradesh), March 31 (PTI): India has deployed more troops and significantly increased patrolling in the […]

No such thing as changing status quo in ‘Chinese Doklam’: China

Beijing, March 26 (IANS) China on Monday said Doklam is a “Chinese territory” and the question of changing the status quo does not arise after India’s envoy Gautam Bambawale warned Beijing against any attempt to change the present state of affairs on the plateau.   In an interview to Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post, […]

Value ties with India but firm on ‘sovereign rights’: China

Chinese foreign minister said that Beijing handled the Doklam standoff with “restraint”, showing the “emphasis” it places on ties with New Delhi.   New Delhi, February 3 (PTI): China always values the good neighbourliness and friendship with India, but it is also firm on upholding its “sovereign rights”, interests and territorial integrity, Chinese foreign minister […]

Well within rights to build facility in Doklam: China

Beijing, January 29 (IANS) China on Monday said it is building military infrastructure in Doklam because the region falls under its jurisdiction.   Beijing was reacting to an interview by India’s envoy Gautam Bambawale to Global Times in which he said it was essential for both sides not to alter the status quo at sensitive […]

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 […]