Galwan Valley: News
29 Apr 2023S Jaishankar
India-China ties 'abnormal' due to border agreement violations: S Jaishankar
External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar has said India wants to strengthen its relations with all countries, adding ties between India and China fall into a different category because of their current "abnormal" nature, PTI reported.
25 Apr 2023Bollywood
Apoorva Lakhia to adapt Galwan Valley 2020 incident on celluloid
Real-life army-related stories when turned into films have been super successful in Bollywood. These films reek of nationalism, action, and intense drama. Now, Apoorva Lakhia has bought the rights to Galwan Episode, a chapter from the book titled India's Most Fearless 3.
24 Apr 2023Indian Army
India, China hold border talks ahead of SCO meeting
The Indian Army and the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China held the 18th round of Corps Commander talks on Sunday to resolve tensions along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
25 Jan 2023Ladakh
India lost access to 26 patrolling points in Ladakh: Report
In a worrying disclosure, a senior police officer in Ladakh revealed that India allegedly lost access to 26 of 65 patrolling points in the Union Territory's eastern part, The Hindu reported.
24 Nov 2022Richa Chadha
Richa Chadha's tweet on Galwan irks netizens; actor issues apology
Actor Richa Chadha put up a tweet reacting to Northern Army Commander Lt General Upendra Dwivedi's statement that the Army is ready to execute orders such as taking back Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.
03 Feb 2022India
38 Chinese soldiers drowned in 2020 Galwan clash: Report
At least 38 Chinese soldiers died in the early stage of the 2020 Galwan Valley clash, an investigative report by Australian newspaper The Klaxon said.
02 Feb 2022Arunachal Pradesh
Chinese army tortured, gave electric shocks to Indian teen: MP
Miram Taron, the 17-year-old teenager from Arunachal Pradesh who went missing on the India-China border in January, was given electric shocks by the Peoples' Liberation Army (PLA) of China, said Tapir Gao, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from the state.
06 Aug 2021Indian Army
India, China disengage in Gogra after 12th round of talks
India and China have agreed to disengage in the Gogra region of eastern Ladakh, the Indian Army said today, marking a breakthrough following the latest round of discussions between the neighboring countries.
03 Aug 2021Indian Army
China releases video of Galwan Valley clash after deescalation talks
China has released a video of the fatal 2020 Galwan Valley clash between Indian and Chinese forces amid a prolonged border row along the Line of Actual Control.
14 Jul 2021Indian Army
Army says reports of fresh Indo-China clash 'false and baseless'
The Indian Army on Wednesday denied reports of a fresh clash with Chinese forces along the Indo-China border in eastern Ladakh.
20 Feb 2021India
After acknowledging casualties, China releases video of Galwan Valley clash
China has released a video showing its soldiers clashing with Indian troops in the Galwan Valley, Ladakh, in June last year, hours after it acknowledged casualties.
19 Feb 2021Indian Army
COVID-19 deepened suspicions between India, China armies : Lt. General
Eastern Army Commander Lt. General Anil Chauhan said on Thursday that the COVID-19 outbreak deepened mutual suspicions between the Indian Army and the Chinese PLA and the virus affected working protocols of border management.
19 Feb 2021India
Months after Galwan clash, China admits four officers, soldiers died
For the first time since it clashed with India in the Galwan Valley, Ladakh, China has officially admitted that it lost four officers and soldiers.
02 Feb 2021India
US concerned by China's ongoing attempts to intimidate neighbors
In its first response to the China-India border standoff, the Biden administration has voiced concern over Beijing's ongoing attempts to intimidate its neighbors and said it was closely monitoring the situation.
26 Jan 2021Indian Army
Galwan hero Colonel Santosh Babu's father disappointed with Mahavir Chakra
The father of late Colonel Santosh Babu on Monday said he was not 100 percent satisfied with the Mahavir Chakra posthumously awarded to him for his acts of gallantry against the Chinese attack in Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh in June 2020.
25 Jan 2021India
Galwan hero could be posthumously awarded Mahavir Chakra on R-Day
Colonel Santosh Babu, who was martyred in Galwan Valley clash last June along with 19 others, will most likely be awarded the Mahavir Chakra posthumously on Republic Day.
25 Jan 2021India
Indo-China clash reported in Sikkim, both sides suffer injuries
Amid ongoing tensions between India and China, another clash between both armies was reported on Monday.
21 Jan 2021Twitter
Homegrown game FAU-G coming to Android devices on Republic Day
Fearless and United Guards (FAU-G), a game by Studio nCore Pvt. Ltd. and promoted by Akshay Kumar is set to hit Android devices on January 26. It will compete with popular battle royale game PUBG for a share of the Indian mobile gaming market.
12 Nov 2020India China Border
After China indicates de-escalation, India turns tank guns away: Report
Months into the India-China border standoff, the Indian forces reportedly decided to turn the face of their tanks away from enemy positions.
27 Oct 2020India China Border
US stands with India against any threat, says Mike Pompeo
The United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, on Tuesday said that the US will stand with India in its efforts to defend its sovereignty and its liberty.
05 Oct 2020India
Prepared for airstrike against China: IAF Chief amid LAC tensions
Sending a strong message to China, IAF Chief RKS Bhadauria said on Monday that India was well-prepared for airstrikes after the Galwan Valley episode in June.
25 Sep 2020India
Galwan-clash cost five soldiers, claims China; India says number higher
For the first time since the bloody June episode in Galwan Valley, China admitted its casualties, saying that five of its soldiers died. However, India is convinced the death toll is higher, with government sources telling News18 that China's count must be multiplied by three.
23 Sep 2020India
Chinese soldiers seen crying on way to Indian border
A viral video showing crying soldiers of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) has given quite the opportunity to Taiwanese media to mock China.
15 Sep 2020India
Rajnath blames China for LAC-tensions, drums up support for Army
In his first address to the Parliament on ongoing tensions along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Defense Minister Rajnath Singh blamed China for troops build-up, aggression along the border, and said the Indian Army was prepared to deal with any eventualities.
10 Sep 2020India
India-China tensions can escalate, but 'threshold of war' hasn't reached
With India and China laying reciprocal allegations on one another about warning shots being fired along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) this week, questions about a full-blown war between the nuclear-armed neighbors have received attention.
08 Sep 2020India
Ladakh situation "very serious," need deep political talks: S Jaishankar
Ahead of his trip to Moscow, where he is scheduled to meet the Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councillor Wang Yi, External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar called the situation in Ladakh "very serious," adding that a "deep political conversation" was needed.
01 Sep 2020India
After fresh tension with China, Doval holds meeting, explores options
On the day the Indian government admitted that China engaged in yet another transgression in Eastern Ladakh, NSA Ajit Doval held a key meeting with high-ranked officials, where it was decided more troops will be deployed in the volatile area to thwart the neighbor's mischievous attempts.
31 Aug 2020India
Indo-China clash: Army was "ready" for PLA soldiers in Ladakh
On the intervening night of August 29 and 30, China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) came in "sufficient numbers," at the Southern Bank of Pangong Tso in Eastern Ladakh with an intent to change the status quo, but the Indian troops were well-prepared.
31 Aug 2020India
Months after Galwan clash, fresh tension in Eastern Ladakh
On the intervening night of August 29 and 30, the Indian Army, in a statement, said that it thwarted another mischievous attempt by China's People's Liberation Army to change the status quo in Eastern Ladakh.
26 Aug 2020India
Chinese ambassador downplays Galwan clash, calls it "unfortunate incident"
Chinese Ambassador to India Sun Weidong sought to downplay the Indo-China clash at Galwan Valley that took place around mid-June, at an Indo-China youth webinar.
15 Aug 2020India
Neighbors, NCC, Health IDs: What PM Modi said on I-Day
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort, his seventh straight address since 2014, where he focused on making India self-reliant and steering the country towards a new direction in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.
06 Aug 2020Defence Ministry
Defense Ministry accepts Chinese intrusion in Ladakh, later deletes document
For the first time since tensions with China sparked along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) earlier this year, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) admitted to intrusion. This information which was available on MoD's website since Tuesday has now been taken down, said reports.
28 Jul 2020India
Weeks after clash, China says disengagement at most locations "complete"
On Tuesday, China announced that disengagement between frontline Indian and Chinese troops has been completed in most of the locations.
25 Jul 2020India
LAC tensions: China, India agree on "early and complete disengagement"
Hostile neighbors China and India have reportedly come on the same page as far as early and complete disengagement along the Line of Actual Control is concerned, New Delhi said on Friday after the 17th meeting of Working Mechanism for Consultation & Coordination on India-China Border Affairs (WMCC).
23 Jul 2020Ajit Doval
De-escalation unlikely soon? 40,000 Chinese troops present in Eastern Ladakh
Despite multiple rounds of talks at diplomatic and military levels, disengagement at volatile areas along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) seems to have hit a roadblock with thousands of Chinese soldiers still being present at the front and depth areas of Eastern Ladakh, multiple reports said.
17 Jul 2020India
Talks underway with China but can't guarantee success: Rajnath Singh
On Friday, during a visit to Leh, his first since the violent clash at Galwan Valley, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said talks are underway with China but there is no guarantee that they would prove fruitful.
08 Jul 2020India
Beijing suggested Doval-Wang talks to ease tensions in Ladakh
The conversation between NSA Ajit Doval and China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi last Sunday, which immediately yielded results in the Galwan Valley, was proposed by Beijing, an Indian Express report said on Wednesday.
08 Jul 2020Ministry Of Home Affairs
Government panel to investigate three Gandhi family trusts
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday announced it was setting up a panel to investigate the alleged wrongdoings of three trusts of the Gandhi family — namely Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust, and Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust.
07 Jul 2020India China Border
India-China conflict: Chinese troops remove structures in Hot Springs, Gogra
Amid talks to de-escalate the border tensions between India and China in Eastern Ladakh, the Chinese military has reportedly removed temporary infrastructure installed at two friction sites.
06 Jul 2020Ajit Doval
Did NSA Doval play a role in Galwan Valley's de-escalation?
Before the People's Liberation Army (PLA) pulled its troops back in the tense Galwan Valley today, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval had a long telephonic conversation with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Sunday, multiple reports said.
06 Jul 2020India
China pulls back troops at Galwan Valley by 1 km
Weeks after the violent clash at Galwan Valley, China's People's Liberation Army has withdrawn its troops by over one kilometer, news agency ANI reported citing sources.
06 Jul 2020India
Amid Ladakh tensions, China supplying armed drones to Pakistan
While China remains locked in an intense stand-off with India, it is supplying four armed drones to Pakistan, another hostile neighbor of New Delhi, a report in Hindustan Times said.
04 Jul 2020Narendra Modi
Was Modi's hospital visit to injured soldiers fake? Army clarifies
On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a visit to soldiers injured in the June 15 Indo-China clash in Ladakh's Galwan Valley.
03 Jul 2020Narendra Modi
PM Modi addresses soldiers in Ladakh, salutes their bravery
On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the soldiers in Nimu, Ladakh, where he paid a visit for the first time since last month's Galwan Valley clash.
02 Jul 2020India
RS Prasad calls ban on Chinese apps as "digital strike"
Endorsing what the government's supporters have been saying after 59 Chinese apps were banned this week, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said India conducted a "digital strike" with the surprise move.
02 Jul 2020India
While LAC simmers with tensions, LoC being watched too
Already engaged with an eyeball-to-eyeball conflict with China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the Indian armed forces have not lost sight of the Line of Control (LoC) from where Pakistan regularly launches attacks.
01 Jul 2020Narendra Modi
PM Modi quits Chinese platform Weibo after India's app ban
Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears to have quit Chinese microblogging platform Weibo.
01 Jul 2020Mumbai
Coronavirus: In a first, Mumbai's Lalbaugcha Raja Ganesh festivities canceled
Mumbai's Lalbaugcha Raja is one of the biggest crowd-pullers during the 11-day-long Ganesh Utsav. Devotees line up for hours to get one look of the giant idol installed inside a grand pandal.
30 Jun 2020Narendra Modi
Free food for poor till November-end, announces PM Modi
In his short address to the nation on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the benefits of Pradhan Mantri Gareeb Kalyan Anna Yojana will be extended till November-end.
27 Jun 2020India
India, China dig in for long haul, de-escalation seems afar
It's been almost two months that Indian and Chinese troops have been engaged in an eyeball-to-eyeball situation in Eastern Ladakh. During this period, a violent clash ensued in Galwan Valley too.
26 Jun 2020India
Galwan Valley face-off: In strong statement, India blames China
In what qualifies as India's strongest statement since the face-off at the Galwan Valley, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said on Thursday China's conduct along the border defied all mutually agreed norms.
24 Jun 2020Ministry Of External Affairs
India, China agree to continue diplomatic talks for peaceful resolution
Amid heightened tensions regarding the border situation in Eastern Ladakh, India and China on Wednesday agreed to sincerely implement disengagement and de-escalation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
23 Jun 2020India
Mutual consensus to disengage: Army after 11-hour-long talks with China
The Indian Army on Tuesday released a brief note regarding the nearly 11-hours-long Corps Commander-level talks which happened with the Chinese on Monday.
22 Jun 2020Indian Army
China confirms commanding officer was killed in Ladakh face-off: Report
A week after Indian and Chinese forces clashed in Ladakh's Galwan Valley, reports said that a Chinese commanding officer was among those killed in the brawl.
22 Jun 2020India
Forces allowed to "respond adequately", situation tense along LAC
A week after China's People's Liberation Army attempted to change the status quo at the Galwan Valley, the situation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) continues to be tense.
21 Jun 2020Indian Army
India-China clash: General VK Singh calls to 'hurt China economically'
War is the last resort, said former Indian Army chief and Union Minister, General VK Singh, in a recent interview about the India-China border situation.
20 Jun 2020Narendra Modi
Controversy being created on Modi's remarks at all-party meet: PMO
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks on the violent face-off between Indian and Chinese forces are being given a "mischievous interpretation," the PM's office said in a statement on Saturday.
20 Jun 2020India
Sacrifices won't go in vain: IAF chief on Galwan episode
The sacrifices of those who laid their lives in Galwan Valley won't go in vain, Indian Air Force Chief RKS Bhadauria said today at the combined graduation parade at Air Force Academy, near Hyderabad.
20 Jun 2020Narendra Modi
After Modi's statement, China makes fresh claim on Galwan Valley
Amid heightened tensions with India, spokesperson of Chinese Foreign Ministry Zhao Lijian gave a step-by-step account of what happened at the Galwan Valley in Eastern Ladakh on Monday.
20 Jun 2020India
Galwan Valley: What is its strategic importance for India, China?
The showdown in Galwan Valley has angered India, for the sheer brutality with which Indian soldiers were attacked; piqued global interest, as two nuclear-armed neighbors have escalated tensions; and sparked a narrative war.
PM Modi's all-party meeting on Galwan clash begins
Prime Minister Narendra Modi convened an all-party meeting today to discuss the clash in Galwan Valley, in which 20 Indian soldiers were martyred.
Galwan martyrs had brutal marks, nation bids a tearful goodbye
Attacked by the Chinese in a barbaric manner at Galwan Valley, 20 Indian soldiers laid their lives, defending our territories.
Galwan clash: 76 injured soldiers recovering; China releases 10 personnel
A total of 76 soldiers of the Indian Army were injured in the clash with China's People Liberation Army (PLA), on Monday, and all of them are recuperating, several reports said.
18 Jun 2020Bollywood
Traders' body asks celebrities to stop endorsing Chinese brands
In the wake of the rising military and political tensions between India and China, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has urged all Indian film and sports personalities to immediately stop endorsing Chinese products and brands.
18 Jun 2020India
Indo-China clash: Second Major General-level talks begin; troops alerted
A Major General of the Indian Army spoke to Chinese military officials on Thursday, again, after Wednesday's talks at the same level remained inconclusive.
Army releases names of 20 martyrs; indebted India mourns!
On Wednesday, the Indian Army released the names of 20 soldiers who were killed in action on Monday at the Galwan Valley, Ladakh, after clashing with China's People's Liberation Army (PLA).
Whatever happened at Galwan was planned by China: EAM
India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar spoke with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi over the phone on Wednesday, two days after armies of both the countries clashed at the Galwan Valley in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed in action.
China doesn't want more clashes with India: Foreign Ministry
A day after both China and India admitted to a violent clash in the Galwan Valley area of Ladakh, the former's Foreign Ministry retracted its aggressive stance, saying the country doesn't want to see more clashes.
Closely monitoring situation, says US after Indo-China clash
Hours after India reported that 20 of its soldiers were martyred in a violent clash with the Chinese at the Galwan Valley, the United States announced it was closely monitoring the situation.
Indo-China clash: What happened at Galwan Valley? Here's a timeline
In the deadliest clash with the Chinese in decades, 20 Indian soldiers, including a Commanding Officer, were martyred in the Galwan Valley on Monday.
20 Indian soldiers martyred in face-off with Chinese troops: Army
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) released a statement on Tuesday on the clash between Indian and Chinese armies at Galwan Valley last night, saying the People's Liberation Army tried changing the status quo in the area.
16 Jun 2020Telangana
Telangana Army Colonel among 3 martyred in India-China face-off
Earlier in the day, the Indian Army had confirmed that a Colonel-rank officer in the Army was martyred along with two soldiers amid a violent face-off with Chinese forces in Ladakh.
PM Modi speaks with Chief Ministers on coronavirus crisis
On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with chief ministers, lieutenant-governors, and administrators of 21 states and UTs, on the coronavirus crisis, the unlocking phase which India entered in June, and the steps ahead.
Defense Minister holds meeting after three soldiers martyred along LAC
On Tuesday, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh met External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, tri-service chiefs, and Chief of Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat after three soldiers were martyred along the Line of Actual Control last night. The meeting lasted nearly 90 minutes.
Indo-China tensions: One Colonel, two soldiers killed in violent face-off
In a terrible piece of news, the Indian Army has confirmed that Colonel (Commanding Officer of an infantry battalion) and two jawans were killed in action yesterday night during the de-escalation process at the Galwan Valley.
02 Jun 2020India
Top US Congressman slams China's aggression against India, suggests diplomacy
The chief of the United States House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Eliot Engel, spoke on the underway tensions between India and China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), commenting on Monday that the aggression of the Chinese is a matter of concern.