Leh

  • 30,000 Indian troops in eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation with Chinese
    Leh, July 6 (IANS): Around 30,000 troops of Indian Army are in an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation with Chinese troops along the Line of Actual Control (LoC) in Ladakh, following the additional deployment of three brigades since the violent face-off last month.   Highly placed sources told IANS that in normal times six brigades, that is two divisions are maintained along the LAC in Ladakh, even as troops are deployed in and out on a rotation basis. However, after the June 15
  • Uncertainty, nervousness in Leh as standoff continues at LAC
    LEH, JUNE 18 (IANS): As we move out of the Leh Airport on Thursday, we notice that an eerie silence has gripped the town -- the markets are shut and not many people are on the streets due to the coronavirus pandemic.   Uncertainty is also palpable and one can't miss a sense of nervousness as the standoff continues between India and China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh.   Tensions have substantially gone up after 20 Indian soldiers were killed