Articles about Chinese Army

Gallantry medals for 20 ITBP troops for fighting Chinese PLA

14 Aug 2021

Gallantry medals for 20 ITBP troops for fighting Chinese PLA

Twenty personnel of the India-China Line of Actual Control guarding the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) force have been awarded gallantry medals for displaying bravery during clashes between militaries of the two countries in Ladakh last year.

COVID-19 deepened suspicions between India, China armies : Lt. General

19 Feb 2021

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.

Ladakh: Chinese soldier captured by army on LAC's Indian side

09 Jan 2021

Ladakh: Chinese soldier captured by army on LAC's Indian side

The Indian Army on Saturday said a Chinese soldier has been apprehended on the Indian side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Chushul sector of eastern Ladakh.

Chinese soldier, held in Ladakh after crossing LAC, handed back

21 Oct 2020

Chinese soldier, held in Ladakh after crossing LAC, handed back

A People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldier who had been apprehended by the Indian forces after he strayed across the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh was handed over to China on Tuesday night, officials said.

After recent flare-up, China claims India "disturbing" border peace

01 Sep 2020

After recent flare-up, China claims India "disturbing" border peace

Reacting to India's claims that China transgressed in Ladakh on the intervening night of August 29 and 30, Beijing said on Tuesday that it was the Indian Army that violated the consensus and "illegally trespassed the LAC."

China hikes defense budget by 7.5% to $177.61 billion

05 Mar 2019

China hikes defense budget by 7.5% to $177.61 billion

China, the world's second largest military spender after the US, announced a 7.5% increase in its defense budget for this year, hiking it to a whopping $177.61 billion.

#DefenseDiaries: China building cutting-edge rockets for deployment on Indian border?

04 Aug 2018

#DefenseDiaries: China building cutting-edge rockets for deployment on Indian border?

According to state media, China is building cutting-edge rockets for artillery that can be used in high altitude locations to destroy enemies from hundreds of kilometres away.

Reportedly, China has developed  a Star Wars-like laser rifle

02 Jul 2018

Reportedly, China has developed a Star Wars-like laser rifle

If a report by the South China Morning Post is to be believed, we may be pretty close to seeing a mass deployment of Star Wars-like laser rifles.

China's PLA conducts military-drills, the first in Tibet since Doklam

29 Jun 2018

China's PLA conducts military-drills, the first in Tibet since Doklam

Two days ago, China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) carried out drills to test their logistics, armament support capabilities and military-civilian integration, the first such exercise in Tibet since the Doklam standoff.

China using Taiwan to gain more control, isolate India, Japan

18 May 2018

China using Taiwan to gain more control, isolate India, Japan

China will turn Taiwan into a major nuclear and conventional military base and use it to gain more control over the disputed South China Sea to "isolate" both India and Japan, warned Richard D Fisher of the International Assessment and Strategy Center yesterday.

Indian Navy extends warning to China's navy through witty tweets

18 Apr 2018

Indian Navy extends warning to China's navy through witty tweets

In a world where verbal battles are increasingly being fought on social media, the Indian Navy seems to have won a victory of sorts over the naval forces of arch-rivals China.

Army commanders' meet to discuss security along China, Pakistan borders

15 Apr 2018

Army commanders' meet to discuss security along China, Pakistan borders

Top Indian Army commanders will review the regional security architecture and deliberate on key challenges Indian was facing, particularly along the borders with China and Pakistan, at a six-day-long conference beginning in New Delhi from Monday.

Chinese Army using new equipment for all-weather border monitoring

09 Apr 2018

Chinese Army using new equipment for all-weather border monitoring

China's military is bolstering the management of its border defense by developing new types of equipment including a satellite early warning system that can be used to monitor the border areas in all environments, according to official media reports.

Chinese army has violated Indian airspace five times this year

27 Mar 2018

Chinese army has violated Indian airspace five times this year

According to data from the army and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), China's Peoples' Liberation Army (PLA) has violated Indian airspace at least five times in the first three months this year.

India ready for any unanticipated situation in Doklam: Nirmala Sitharaman

26 Mar 2018

India ready for any unanticipated situation in Doklam: Nirmala Sitharaman

Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said India is "alert" and ready to deal with any "unforeseen situation" in Doklam.

In 2017, China transgressed into India's LAC 415 times

10 Jan 2018

In 2017, China transgressed into India's LAC 415 times

Chinese transgressions into the Indian side of about 4,000km Line of Actual Control (LAC) have surged since 2016. Reportedly, Chinese soldiers unlawfully breached India's sovereignty 415 times; this number was 271 in 2016.

Nirmala Sitharaman teaches Chinese soldiers the meaning of 'Namastey'

08 Oct 2017

Nirmala Sitharaman teaches Chinese soldiers the meaning of 'Namastey'

When Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited the Sino-Indian border in Sikkim, one thing the Chinese personnel weren't expecting was a lesson in Indian traditions.

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

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.