After the India-Australia 2+2 ministerial dialogue here on Saturday, Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar said: "QUAD is a platform where four countries have come to cooperate for their benefit and world's benefit."
Military delegates from India and China deliberated for almost nine hours to resolve the border crisis on Saturday at Moldo on the Chinese side in the Ladakh region.
Till now, apart from 11 round of Corps Commanders-level talks, the two forces have also held 10 Major Generals level, 55 Brigadiers-level talks and 1,450 calls over the hotlines.
Earlier this month, the Chinese displayed banners near the Line of Control in Demchok during celebrations of the birthday of the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on July 6.
New Delhi: Army Chief Gen MM Naravane said on Thursday the threat to India has only “abated” following the disengagement in Pangong lake areas in eastern Ladakh after the agreement with China but it has not gone away altogether. He also asserted that it would be incorrect to say that the Chinese troops were still […]
New Delhi: Indian Army teams armed with drones and cameras are monitoring evacuation and dismantlement of military infrastructure by Chinese troops at Pangong Lake in Eastern Ladakh. Further, the disengagement process at both northern and southern banks of the Pangong Lake is expected to be complete by February 20. The Indian Army team along with […]
New Delhi: Under the India-China agreement on the disengagement process in eastern Ladakh, the Chinese army will pull back its troops to east of Finger 8 areas in the northern bank of Pangong lake, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in Parliament on Thursday, in what is seen as a significant step to dial down tensions […]
New Delhi: India and China have agreed to push for an early disengagement of the frontline troops at disputed border areas across Line of Actual Control (LAC), the Ministry of Defence said on Monday. The ministry issued a statement after India and China held a 16-hour marathon military dialogue to resolve the border dispute and […]
New Delhi: The Indian Army is ready for a long haul along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) but hopes for an amicable solution in the nine-month-long standoff with the Chinese People’s Liberation Army, Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane said on Tuesday. “We are prepared to hold our ground where we are for […]
New Delhi: The military talks between India and China at Chushul in eastern Ladakh to resolve the border dispute ended in a stalemate but both countries have agreed to continue the dialogue to push for a peaceful settlement, the MoD said on Sunday. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) said in a statement that both countries […]
New Delhi: In wake of the Galwan Valley clash between Indian and Chinese troops amid tensions on the Line of Actual Control, the government has given approval to the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) to set up 47 Border Outposts (BoPs) to step up vigil along the border. Union Minister of State for Home G. Kishan […]
New Delhi: In a message to China on getting a wider footprint in the Indo-Pacific region, India invited Australia to take part in an annual naval drill — Malabar Exercise — in the Indian Ocean region along with the US and Japan to which Australia has agreed. The Indo-Pacific region is seen from the west […]
New Delh: India detained a Chinese soldier in the Demchok sector in the disputed border in Eastern Ladakh. As per established protocols, he will be returned back to Chinese officials at the Chushul – Moldo meeting point after completion of formalities. The soldier, a corporal, is being questioned to establish whether he was on an […]
New Delhi: Indian and Chinese military commanders will meet for the eighth time next week to deliberate on resolving the border dispute in eastern Ladakh, after all earlier rounds of talks ended up in deadlock with no sign of de-escalation at the Line of Actual Control even as the winter is setting in. The last […]
New Delhi: The seventh round of India and China military talks to resolve border disputes in Eastern Ladakh have ended in a deadlock. The de-escalation of forces at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) during winter is highly unlikely and both the countries have to provide huge logistics. The military commander-level meeting between India and […]
New Delhi: Emphasising upon the need to enhance road connectivity, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday hinted at a collusive threat from Pakistan and China. Singh’s hint at a collusive threat came on the day when India and China held their seventh round of military talks to de-escalate tensions in eastern Ladakh. He said: “You […]
Washington: China has amassed more than 60,000 troops on India’s northern border, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said as he hit out at Beijing for its “bad behaviour” and the threats it poses to the Quad countries. The foreign ministers from the Indo-Pacific nations known as the Quad group – the US, Japan, […]
New Delhi/Washington: Following the recent Quad foreign ministry-level meeting in Tokyo, the US is sending its Deputy Secretary of State to India on a two-day trip next week to further strengthen strategic partnerships to counter the Chinese expansion in the Indo-Pacific region. A statement from the US Department of State said that Deputy Secretary of […]