India and china

  • Backed by US, India warns China against Kashmir interference
    Washington/New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The government on Thursday warned China against attempts to interfere in India's internal affairs after Beijing unsuccessfully initiated a discussion in the UN Security Council on Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement issued by the Ministry of External Affairs, the government said that this was not the first time that China has sought to raise a subject that is solely an internal matter of India. "As on previous such occasions, this attempt
  • Talks with China remain unsatisfactory, India plans for long haul
    New Delhi, August 4 (IANS) As China's commitment for disengagement at the border in Eastern Ladakh remains unsatisfactory, India has directed its armed forces to prepare for a long haul, sources said on Tuesday. The revelation came during a review meeting on Tuesday afternoon in the South Block as deliberation took place over the fifth round of Corps Commander level talks. The members of the China Study Group along with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Mini
  • China, India can't live without each other, says Chinese envoy
    July 30 (Reuters) - China warned on Thursday that a "forced decoupling" of its economy with India, following a Himalayan border clash last month that killed 20 Indian soldiers, would hurt both countries. The Chinese ambassador said China was not a strategic threat to India and that the "general structure that we can't live without each other remains unchanged". The statement came after New Delhi's recent moves to ban or sideline Chinese business intere
  • PM sends China a message, cites Pak fate at Kargil
    New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi seemingly took a sharp and veiled swipe at China while referring to "land grab" efforts by Pakistan during the Kargil War and its final fate. Using Sanskrit phrases, Modi in his signature style, sent out a word of caution to the dragon while talking about "backstabbing" by Pakistan. Addressing his monthly radio program ‘Mann Ki Baat' on the occasion of 21st anniversary of Kargil War victory, the Pri
  • China has built new structures in Pangong Tso area
    New Delhi/Ladakh, July 25 (IANS) A month and a half after the violent face-off with Indian soldiers along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, Chinese troops have disengaged but built and retained several news constructions in the Pangong Tso area, as per the latest satellite images. Early this month, both the countries withdrew from the disputed Patrol Post 14 (PP14) in Galwan Valley where 20 Indian soldiers and an unknown number of Chinese troops had been killed in a violen
  • India and China agree to speed border troop pull back, says New Delhi
    NEW DELHI, July 24 (Reuters) - Indian and Chinese diplomats agreed on Friday to a fast pull back of troops eyeballing each other across a disputed border in the western Himalayas where 20 Indian soldiers died in a clash last month, the Indian government said. There were no shots fired during the June 15 fighting in the Galwan Valley of India's Ladakh region when the Indian soldiers were beaten with rocks and clubs, but it still marked the worst clash in decades between Asia'
  • India, China set for more talks to de-escalate Himalayan standoff
    NEW DELHI, July 24 (Reuters) - Indian and Chinese diplomats were set for more talks on Friday to narrow differences on ways to pull back troops eye-balling each other across a disputed border in the western Himalayas, where 20 Indian soldiers died in a clash over a month ago. There were no shots fired during the June 15 fighting in the Galwan Valley of India's Ladakh region when the Indian soldiers were beaten with rocks and clubs, but it still marked the worst clash in decades
  • ‘US monitoring situation between India and China very closely’
    Washington, July 21(PTI): Describing the Chinese military's activities in the region as “destabilising”, US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper on Tuesday said America was "very closely" monitoring the situation between India and China along the Line of Actual Control. Esper made the remarks during his interaction with London-based think-tank International Institute for Strategic Studies amid China's renewed military assertiveness in eastern Ladakh as well
  • PLA troops non-committal about retreat, India keeps wary eye
    New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Chinese troops have not moved back from the Line of Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh in line with the consensus arrived at during the disengagement talks between India and China, sources said on Saturday.   Seeing the "non-committal approach" of the People's Liberation Army troops, India maintains that the process of disengagement is "intricate and requires constant verification".   The sources in the Indian securit
  • Disengagement at LAC with China intricate, requires constant verification: Army
    New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian Army on Thursday stated that the disengagement process at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China is intricate and "requires constant verification". It also emphasised that India is taking the de-escalation process forward through "regular meetings at diplomatic and military level".   During a 15-hour long deliberation which started on Tuesday and ended on Wednesday, Indian and Chinese military delegates reviewed t
  • How New Delhi tamed China
    BY LT GEN CHERISH MATHSON  New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A resolute, unruffled leadership and India's multi-pronged, hard stance, from the borders to financial markets, has forced China to tone down its aggression it had initiated since early May 2020. While India's military had been mobilised in equal measure to counter China's belligerence along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Leh visit last Friday was the clearest message to the
  • No guarantee Trump will back India against China: Ex-US NSA
    New Delhi, July 11 (PTI): Former United States national security advisor John Bolton has said that if the Sino-India border tensions escalate, there is no guarantee that President Donald Trump will back India against China.   China has been behaving in a belligerent fashion all around its periphery, certainly in the East and South China sea, and its relations with Japan, India as well as others have declined, Bolton told WION TV in an interview.   On how far Trump
  • China completely withdraws from 2 areas in Ladakh
    New Delhi, July 9 (PTI): China's People's Liberation Army on Thursday completed moving back its troops from the face-off sites in Gogra and Hot Springs in eastern Ladakh in line with the understanding reached with the Indian Army, and the two sides are set to hold high-level military talks to further de-escalate tension in the region, people familiar with the development said. They said both sides have completed creation of a buffer zone of three kilometres in the three fr
  • Situation along LAC is stable, improving: China
    New Delhi, July 9 (PTI): China on Thursday said Chinese and Indian troops have taken "effective measures" to disengage at the Galwan Valley and other areas along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh and the situation is "stable and improving," days after the two sides agreed on an expeditious withdrawal of soldiers from all the standoff points.   The remarks by Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian came a day after people in New Delhi fam
  • India has done its best to respond to Chinese aggression: Pompeo
    New York, July 9 (IANS) India has done its best to respond to China's confrontation and the world must unite to act on Beijing's pattern of aggressive behaviour seen in Ladakh, Bhutan and around Asia, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday.   "The Indians have done their best to respond" to China's "incredibly aggressive action," which fits a pattern, Pompeo said at a news conference in Washington.   He said that he had
  • No pullback of Chinese troops, materiel from Pangong Lake, Depsang
    New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Indian military sees no pullback of Chinese People's Liberation Army troops and materiel from Pangong Lake and Depsang in eastern Ladakh, sources said on Tuesday.   The disengagement of Indian and Chinese troops has happened in Galwan valley, Hot Springs and Gogra post in Ladakh sector. However, it has not been verified on the ground yet.   The disengagement started after a two-month military standoff and it is happening "as p
  • Pullback in Galwan as NSA Doval held talks with China's FM
    New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): National Security Advisor Ajit Doval has held talks with Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councilor Wang Yi, sources said.   The talks took place over video call on Sunday. According to sources, talks were held for over two hours in a cordial and forward-looking manner.   The focus was on full and enduring restoration of peace and tranquillity and to work together to avoid such incidents in future, sources added.   The talks w
  • India, China agree that differences should not become disputes after key phone call
    Beijing, July 6 (IANS) With Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting the forward areas in Ladakh over the weekend coupled with sustained diplomatic pressure, the India-China border face-off appears to have reached some sort of settlement. This disclosure comes day after a disengagement process began in three of the four friction points along the LAC in Ladakh.   On Sunday evening, Chinese Foreign Minister, State Councillor and Special Representative on the Sino-Indian Boundary
  • Message to China: Experts hail PM's Ladakh visit
    New Delhi, July 4 (PTI): By visiting Ladakh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sent a very clear signal that India is ready to escalate the cost on China for its "misadventurism" and that the armed forces are adopting a firm approach in defending the country's territories, strategic affairs experts said on Saturday.      They also said that China is increasingly getting isolated internationally for its aggressive military posturing in Ladakh, South Chi
  • 'Age of expansionism over': Modi's clear message to China from Ladakh
    New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a visit to Ladakh on Friday issued a clear warning to China without naming it, saying that the "age of expansionism is over."   Addressing the armed forces, he said, "The age of expansionism is over, this is the age of development. History has been witness that expansionist forces have either lost or were forced to retreat."   This assertion by Modi in the Ladakh region is extremely signi