The doklam standoff was between the armies of India and China after China attempted to extend a road from Yadong further southward on the Doklam plateau. It was started on 29th June 2017 after Bhutan protested the Chinese construction of a road in the disputed territory. On August 28, 2017, India and China mutually agreed to a speedy disengagement on the Doklam plateau
01 Jun 2019
Proud to follow on Sushma Swaraj's footsteps: Foreign Minister Jaishankar
Newly-appointed External Affairs Minister, Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, in his first tweet after taking charge, said that he was "proud to follow on the footsteps" of senior BJP leader and his predecessor Sushma Swaraj.
18 Apr 2019
Terrorism contained to 'two and half' districts in J&K: Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his government managed to contain terrorism to only "two and a half" districts in Jammu and Kashmir and that no bomb blast took place elsewhere in the country in last five years.
24 Nov 2018
Ajit Doval, Wang Yi hold India-China border talks
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held the 21st round of border talks in China's southwestern Sichuan province today.
16 Sep 2018
India not lowering guard on border with China: Defense Minister
India will not lower its guard along the Line of Actual Control with China while maintaining border peace in sync with the "Wuhan" spirit, Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said.
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.
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.
23 Apr 2018
China, India agree to resume Kailash Mansarovar Yatra
Ten months after suspension of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, Delhi and Beijing have agreed to resume the pilgrimage during talks between Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.
30 Mar 2018
Citing humanitarian spirit, China to share hydrological data with India
China said that it will soon resume sharing hydrological data of the Brahmaputra River with India on "humanitarian" grounds.
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."
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.
22 Dec 2017
Doklam effect: India's SSB paramilitary boosts presence along Indo-Bhutan border
The paramilitary force Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) has stepped up its presence along the Bhutan border and in Eastern Sikkim following the 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.
07 Dec 2017
Indian drone "invaded" our airspace, then crashed: Chinese media
An Indian drone recently "invaded" Chinese airspace and then crashed across the border, Chinese media has claimed.
18 Nov 2017
India-China hold first border talks since Doklam standoff resolution
India and China held their first meeting to discuss the border issues since the resolution of the Doklam Crisis.
23 Oct 2017
Chinese military gives thumbs up to Xi, Doklam-standoff's resolution
China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) has given the thumbs up to the "safely resolved" 73-day-long Doklam standoff with Indian troops.
17 Oct 2017
Army seeks "Lego-like" modular bunkers to protect against enemy fire
The Indian Army is reportedly looking to induct "Lego-like modular portable, bullet and blast-proof bunkers" to guard the nation's borders against China and Pakistan's assertiveness, the Economic Times has reported.
15 Oct 2017
Bhutan discusses PLA activity near Doklam with Beijing
Despite ending the Doklam standoff, China has reportedly increased its troop presence close to the Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet tri-junction.
11 Oct 2017
Doklam effect: Army rushes to upgrade infrastructure along the LAC
Following the Doklam standoff, the Indian Army has rushed to upgrade infrastructure along the Sino-Indian border to prepare for similar encounters.
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
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
Doklam standoff: 'India wants peace, China will make positive move'
Amid the months-long Doklam standoff, Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said China will "soon" make a positive move and the issue will be resolved soon.
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.