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  • Chinese troops with spears, guns again near Indian position at LAC; fresh skirmish likely
    New Delhi, September 8 (IANS): Around 40 to 50 PLA soldiers, armed with spears and other sharp-edged weapons as well as guns, have come just a few metres from the Indian Army position on the heights north of Rezang La in eastern Ladakh, and are likely to make a fresh attempt to dislodge the Indian soldiers, sources said on Tuesday. The fresh incident comes a day after Monday's skirmish where Chinese People's Liberation Army troops indulged in provocative military movements a
  • Situation along China border tense, but nation can count on us: Army Chief Naravane
    Leh, September 4 (IANS): Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane on Friday said that the situation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) is tense and the force is prepared for all contingencies. "The nation can count on us," said General Naravane who was on two-day visit to Ladakh where he also met troops deployed at forward locations along the LAC. "The situation along the LAC is tense. We have undertaken precautionary deployment in some areas. The troops
  • China tries to cross LAC in Ladakh again, India pushes back
    New Delhi, August 31 (PTI): In a fresh confrontation in eastern Ladakh, the Chinese army carried out 'provocative military movements' to 'unilaterally' change the status quo on the southern bank of Pangong Tso lake on the intervening night of August 29 and 30 but the attempt was thwarted by the Indian troops, the Army said here on Monday. Army Spokesperson Colonel Aman Anand said troops from China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) 'violated' the consen
  • If talks fail with China, then military options on table: Gen Bipin Rawat
    New Delhi, August 24 (IANS): Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat said on Monday that if diplomatic talks with China over the border issue fail, then military options are on the table. "The military option to deal with the transgressions by the Chinese is still on but will be considered only if the talks at the diplomatic and military level fail," said General Bipin Rawat. He however, refused to share what military options India is looking upon. The Chinese Peo
  • 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
  • Indian soldiers were outnumbered 1:5 during Galwan clashes
    New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Indian Army troopers were outnumbered by 1:5 when they came under attack from the Chinese People's Liberation Army soldiers at patrolling point number 14 in Galwan Valley on the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh.   "We were outnumbered," admitted an Indian Army officer, talking about the clash on the ridge near the Galwan river that went on for six to seven hours.   China's PLA troopers "savagely attacked&quo
  • An entire Indian Army's Company was trapped by Chinese PLA
    New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Around 120 Indian soldiers, almost an entire company, was trapped and encircled by the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) and followed by savage and deceptive attacks, many to a point of mutilation, on Monday night, sources said.   Pointing firearms on their faces, the Chinese PLA brutally tortured some Indian soldiers to death, sources further revealed, adding that the Indian soldiers were helpless with the government directions of not to u
  • Scale-up battle preparedness, Xi tells Chinese military
    Beijing, May 26 (PTI) Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday ordered the military to scale up the battle preparedness, visualising worst-case scenarios and asked them to resolutely defend the country’s sovereignty.   Xi, 66 who is also the General Secretary of the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) and head of the two-million-strong military with prospects of lifelong tenure in power, made the remarks while attending a plenary meeting of the delegation of the Peopl