Articles about Sikkim Stand off

18 Jan 2018

China occupies North Doklam: Should India be worried?

It seems last year's 73-day Doklam standoff hasn't affected Chinese resolve. Reportedly, China has increased its troop presence and construction activity in North Doklam near the Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet tri-junction.

09 Oct 2017

China ready to maintain peace with India along the border

Following Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden visit to Nathu La post in Sikkim on the Sino-Indian border, China said it was ready to maintain peace with India jointly.

06 Oct 2017

China increases troop presence, widens road near Doklam standoff site

China continues to maintain a troop presence in an area close to the site of the Doklam standoff with India.

03 Sep 2017

Russia takes neutral stance over India-China Doklam standoff

Russia has taken a neutral stance on the recently resolved Doklam standoff between Indian and Chinese troops.

31 Aug 2017

China hopes India will "learn lessons" from Doklam standoff

Barely two days have passed since India and China agreed to end the Doklam standoff, but Beijing is back to making inflammatory statements.

29 Aug 2017

Why India and China agreed to settle the Doklam crisis

The months-long standoff between Indian and Chinese soldiers at Doklam came to an end yesterday, with both sides agreeing to withdraw their troops.

11 Aug 2017

Doklam standoff: Indian Army denies evacuating nearby villages

After media reports claimed the Indian Army had ordered evacuation of villages near the Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet tri-junction, the forces have denied the development.

10 Aug 2017

Indian Army orders evacuation of village near Doklam, amid standoff

On 10th Aug, media reports surfaced that the Indian Army has ordered the residents living in the Nathang village near Doklam to vacate their houses at the earliest.

10 Aug 2017

Defense ministry seeks Rs. 20,000cr for modernization amid Doklam standoff

The Indian defense ministry has requested the Centre to allocate it an "urgent" additional Rs. 20,000 crore for military modernization and day-to-day operating costs.

09 Aug 2017

Himachal Pradesh
Dalai Lama invokes "Hindi-Chini Bhai Bhai" over Doklam standoff

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama knows how difficult it is to deal with China.

06 Aug 2017

Is China gearing up for a war in Doklam?

Raising alarm bells for India, an article in the Chinese state-run daily Global Times has indicated that China may be planning a "small-scale military operation, to expel Indian troops lingering on its territory".

05 Aug 2017

India maintains diplomatic silence as China continues belligerent rhetoric

While China continues its belligerent rhetoric over the Sikkim Standoff, India continues to hold its tongue.

04 Aug 2017

Sushma Swaraj
Sushma lashes out at Rahul Gandhi over meeting Chinese Envoy

Speaking in the Rajya Sabha, External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj slammed Rahul Gandhi for recently meeting with the Chinese ambassador amid the Doklam standoff.

03 Aug 2017

#SikkimStandoff: India rejects China's claims of troop withdrawal at Doklam

Indian government sources have rejected China's claims of a decrease in the number of Indian troops engaged in the standoff at Doklam, near Sikkim.

02 Aug 2017

South Korea
#SikkimStandoff: China indicates talks with Doval didn't succeed

Chinese President Xi Jinping said his country would never "swallow the bitter fruit" that could harm its sovereignty and defeat "all invasions."

01 Aug 2017

Transgression into Uttarakhand: Is China testing India's nerves?

As Chinese and Indian troops have been engaged in a stand-off at the Sikkim border at the eastern front of the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Chinese troops were reportedly sighted in the Indian side of LAC in Barahoti in Uttarakhand.

27 Jul 2017

#SikkimStandoff: NSA Doval visits Beijing as China demands Indian withdrawal

Indian National Security Adviser Ajit Doval has arrived in Beijing, where he will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping and his counterparts from the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) countries for a multilateral security meet.

22 Jul 2017

North Korea
#SikkimStandoff: China's hope for US support dims over trade disagreement

The annual US-China Strategic Economic Dialogue in Washington ended in a deadlock after American negotiators demanded an end to the burgeoning trade deficit created by Chinese exporters.

20 Jul 2017

#SikkimStandoff: Ex-Chinese diplomat says Indian troops must withdraw or die

Liu Youfa, a former Chinese diplomat, said the Indian troops deployed at the disputed Donglang area (also called Doklam) could withdraw, be captured or killed.

19 Jul 2017

Jaishankar: India taking a diplomatic "deep breath" over #SikkimStandoff

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar has called on political parties to not make provocative statements about the ongoing Sikkim standoff with China.

16 Jul 2017

No room for negotiations, India must withdraw: Chinese media

Continuing its tirade against India amid the ongoing Sikkim standoff, state-owned Xinhua news agency asserted that there was no room for negotiations with India and that the only solution was for Indian troops to withdraw from Doklam.

15 Jul 2017

Opposition parties offer Centre unequivocal support on #SikkimStandoff

All opposition parties, including the Congress, TMC and CPM, have offered the Central government their unequivocal support in the ongoing standoff between India and Chinese troops at Doka La, near Sikkim.

10 Jul 2017

Indian Army
Sikkim standoff: Did Rahul Gandhi meet Chinese envoy during tension?

Did Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi meet Chinese envoy Luo Zhaohui during the Indo-China border stand-off in Sikkim or did he not? Seems to be a mystery.

10 Jul 2017

#SikkimStandoff: Chinese expert warns 'third country's' troops could enter Kashmir

A Chinese analyst argued in an article in the state-owned Global Times that a "third country's" army could enter Kashmir on Pakistan's request.

07 Jul 2017

Narendra Modi
G20 Summit: Modi, Xi praise each other amid Sikkim standoff

PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping praised each other when they spoke at an informal BRICS meeting on the sidelines of the two-day G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany.

07 Jul 2017

#SikkimStandoff: Indian troops unlikely to pull-out amid Chinese military exercises

It is unlikely that Indian troops will pull-out from the India-Bhutan-China tri-junction border area near Sikkim unless certain terms are agreed upon with China.

06 Jul 2017

China says 'atmosphere not right' for Modi-Xi meet at G20

PM Narendra Modi is unlikely to have a bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, which begins on July 7.

05 Jul 2017

#SikkimStandoff: Chinese daily says India must be taught 'bitter lesson'

An editorial published in China's state-owned Global Times said India must be taught a 'bitter lesson'.

05 Jul 2017

Indian Navy
Rukimini: How Indian Navy tracks Chinese movements in Indian Ocean

The surveillance satellite GSAT 7, 'Rukmini' has been acting as Indian Navy's eye in the high seas, especially in tracking Chinese movements in the Indian Ocean, which have increased amid the ongoing Sikkim stand-off.

04 Jul 2017

Sikkim stand-off: Chinese Navy increases presence in the Indian Ocean

China's People's Liberation Army-Navy (PLAN) has been increasing its deployments in the Indian Ocean, amid the ongoing stand-off between Indian and Chinese troops at the Sikkim border.

02 Jul 2017

Amid Sikkim stand-off, India and China attend the SCO summit

Amidst an intensifying stand-off between Indian and Chinese troops at the border in Sikkim, the two countries attended the Shanghai Co-operation Organization meeting held in Dalian, in North-east China.

01 Jul 2017

#SikkimStandoff: India, China deploy 3,000 troops each in disputed area

The India-China troop face-off along the Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet tri-junction in Doklam appears to have intensified with both the Indian and Chinese armies deploying 3,000 troops each, in a near eyeball-to-eyeball situation, according to sources.

30 Jun 2017

Remember 1962, stop asking for war: China to India

Accusing India of transgressing into its territory, China's People's Liberation Army spokesperson, Wu Qian asked India to remember lessons from its defeat in the 1962 war with China and to stop asking for war.