08 Jul 2020
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.
01 Jan 2020
New Army Chief says India-China border needs more attention
A day after taking over as the 28th Chief of the Indian Army, General Manoj Mukund Naravane said that India needs to pay more attention to the China front and enhance capabilities along the Northern border.
31 Dec 2019
First CDS Bipin Rawat speaks on new role, his strategy
The 27th Chief of Indian Army, General Bipin Rawat, is all set to take office as India's first Chief of Defense Staff, and quite naturally the expectations from him are high.
12 Sep 2019
One-day stand-off between Indian and Chinese soldiers ends in Ladakh
A stand-off between Indian and Chinese troops in Ladakh, which started after dawn on Wednesday, has been resolved after high-level talks, reports said on Thursday.
26 Aug 2018
Those criticizing Modi-govt over Doklam have no IQ: MJ Akbar
Union Minister MJ Akbar said the government's handling of the Doklam crisis showed that India is "no longer the India of the 1960s".
12 Aug 2018
Encourage Bhutan to deploy more soldiers around North-Doklam: Parliamentary panel
India should encourage Bhutan to ensure an increase in the deployment of soldiers around Northern Doklam in the Sikkim sector to check China's military activities in the sensitive region, a parliamentary panel suggested.
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.
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.
10 May 2018
Indian defense procurement system is a mess: Report
Latest defense ministry report has ridiculed the Indian weapons-buying system for being inflicted with "multiple decision-heads, duplication of processes.....delayed execution, no real-time monitoring, no project-based approach and a tendency to fault-find rather than to facilitate."
27 Mar 2018
Nirmala Sitharaman: India ready for any situation in Doklam
On Sunday, Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman assured that the country was "alert and ready for any situation that may arise in Doklam."
08 Mar 2018
Indian elephant, Chinese dragon must dance together: Chinese Foreign Minister
Speaking for the first time on bilateral ties this year, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi today said the Chinese dragon and Indian elephant must not fight but dance with each other.
19 Jan 2018
China: Doklam belongs to us; construction activity is legitimate
In a claim that can have shocking implications, China has claimed that the Doklam area has "always been" under its "effective jurisdiction." Thus, its construction activity is "legitimate." They asked India not to comment on it.
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.
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.
03 Jan 2018
Now, Chinese troops intrude Arunachal Pradesh with road equipment
After tensed times in 2017, India-China relations will not get a breather anytime soon.
02 Jan 2018
Will new Foreign Secretary Gokhale change India's approach towards China?
Former ambassador to China Vijay Gokhale, a 1981 batch IFS officer, has been appointed India's new foreign secretary. He will replace the incumbent S Jaishankar on January 28.
01 Jan 2018
Now, China's PLA accuses Indian troops of being aggressive
India and China ended 2017 on a positive note by declaring truce along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) after the special representative (SR) dialogue.
23 Dec 2017
Post-Doklam talks, India-China sides agree to maintain peace along border
India and China have held their first high-level border talks since the 73-day Doklam standoff.
13 Dec 2017
China to India: Doklam standoff placed "severe pressure" on ties
The Doklam stand-off had placed "severe pressure" on Sino-Indian ties, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj during their meeting in New Delhi.
11 Dec 2017
Reports: 1,800 Chinese troops deployed at Doklam during winter
In a first, around 1,600-1,800 Chinese troops have been deployed in the Doklam area, close to the Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet trijunction, during winter.
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.
11 Sep 2017
After Doklam, India speeds up border road construction along LAC
India is breathing a sigh of relief after concluding the Doklam standoff. However, questions remain on India's preparedness to deal with similar situations in the future.
07 Sep 2017
India should prepare for a two-front war: General Bipin Rawat
Providing his take on India's persistent threat from China and Pakistan, Indian Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat stated that India should be prepared for a two-front war.
07 Sep 2017
How India's real-life James Bond untied the Doklam knot
Indian National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Kumar Doval is being seen as PM Narendra Modi's right-hand man responsible for the resolution of the Doklam standoff, on terms favoring India.
05 Sep 2017
Following Doklam standoff, Government reviews infrastructure along Sino-Indian border
MoS Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju, MoS External Affairs General (retd) VK Singh and Army chief General Bipin Rawat reviewed the progress of infrastructure projects along the 1,126-km Sino-Indian border in Arunachal Pradesh.
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.
28 Aug 2017
India-China agree to withdraw troops, end Doklam standoff
The months-long standoff between Indian and Chinese troops at Doklam is coming to an end with both sides agreeing to withdraw their troops.
27 Aug 2017
Expect more situations like Doklam: Army Chief Bipin Rawat
Speaking to students at the Savitribai Phule Pune University, Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat stated that Doklam stand-off is a result of China attempting to change status quo.
22 Aug 2017
Chinese media: PLA live fire drills meant to awe India
Adding fuel to the fire around Doklam standoff has become a hobby of sorts for Chinese media.
22 Aug 2017
Govt. assessment finds war over Doklam won't benefit China
It's unlikely that China will benefit in a conflict with India arising from an escalation in the Doklam standoff, according to an Indian government assessment reported by Times of India.
21 Aug 2017
After racist video, Chinese media releases another one on Doklam
After releasing a racist anti-India video on Doklam last week, China's state-run Xinhua news agency seems to be going for a more mellow approach.
18 Aug 2017
Amid Doklam standoff, India's BrahMos supply to Vietnam irks China
India and China are locked in a tense border standoff in Doklam since mid-June; experts say they are "dangerously close" to their worst military conflict.
18 Aug 2017
Japan backs India, says Doklam status-quo must not change forcibly
Japan has endorsed India's position on the ongoing standoff between Indian and Chinese troops at Doklam, near the India-China-Bhutan tri-junction area.
18 Aug 2017
Doklam Standoff: Chinese state media mocks India with racist video
Chinese media has been warning and accusing India of wrongfully entering China's territory for over two months now.
13 Aug 2017
Doklam standoff: Amid heightened tension, Indian insulted at Shanghai airport
Indian and Chinese citizens seem to be facing the effects of heightened bilateral tension amid the months-long India-China standoff at Doklam.
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.