Articles about People's Liberation Army

China contemplating attack on Taiwan, leaked audio clip suggests

23 May 2022

World
China contemplating attack on Taiwan, leaked audio clip suggests

China may be planning an attack on Taiwan, an audio clip leaked by a human rights activist suggests so, as per an HT report.

COVID-19: At 16,412, China reports highest single-day cases so far

05 Apr 2022

World
COVID-19: At 16,412, China reports highest single-day cases so far

China registered a total of 16,412 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, the highest single-day spike since the pandemic began.

38 Chinese soldiers drowned in 2020 Galwan clash: Report

03 Feb 2022

World
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.

Chinese army tortured, gave electric shocks to Indian teen: MP

02 Feb 2022

India
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.

India, China to hold 13th round of military talks today

10 Oct 2021

India
India, China to hold 13th round of military talks today

India and China will hold the 13th round of high-level military talks on Sunday to achieve further disengagement in the remaining friction points in eastern Ladakh.

Galwan hero could be posthumously awarded Mahavir Chakra on R-Day

25 Jan 2021

India
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.

Indo-China clash reported in Sikkim, both sides suffer injuries

25 Jan 2021

India
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.

India, China to hold 9th Corps Commander-level talks on Sunday

23 Jan 2021

India
India, China to hold 9th Corps Commander-level talks on Sunday

The military commanders of India and China will reportedly meet on January 24 to hold the ninth round of Corps Commander-level talks to address the ongoing military standoff and defuse the border tensions in the Eastern Ladakh region.

Amid Indo-China border row, India deploys tunnel defenses in Ladakh

22 Nov 2020

India
Amid Indo-China border row, India deploys tunnel defenses in Ladakh

Months into a border standoff with China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), India has reportedly deployed "tunnel defenses" in Ladakh.

Twitter shows Leh in China, India issues warning to CEO

22 Oct 2020

India
Twitter shows Leh in China, India issues warning to CEO

The Indian government has written a strongly-worded letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey after the micro-blogging website showed Leh as a part of China.

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

21 Oct 2020

India
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.

Chinese soldier, apprehended in Ladakh, will be returned: Indian Army

19 Oct 2020

India
Chinese soldier, apprehended in Ladakh, will be returned: Indian Army

The Indian side caught a Chinese soldier in Eastern Ladakh, and he will be returned to the People's Liberation Army, the Army said in a statement on Monday.

India-China row: Amit Shah says Army 'always ready for war'

18 Oct 2020

India
India-China row: Amit Shah says Army 'always ready for war'

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that India is prepared for any eventuality with China.

With China's help, Pakistan setting up missile systems in PoK

09 Oct 2020

India
With China's help, Pakistan setting up missile systems in PoK

With the relationship between China and Pakistan going steadfast, the superpower is learned to be helping the Islamic nation set up missile systems in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, reports IE.

Prepared for airstrike against China: IAF Chief amid LAC tensions

05 Oct 2020

India
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.

Galwan-clash cost five soldiers, claims China; India says number higher

25 Sep 2020

India
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.

Chinese soldiers seen crying on way to Indian border

23 Sep 2020

World
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.

Donald Trump tears into China for unleashing coronavirus; demands accountability

23 Sep 2020

World
Donald Trump tears into China for unleashing coronavirus; demands accountability

The raging coronavirus pandemic took center stage at the UN General Assembly with US President Donald Trump blaming China directly for unleashing the virus onto the world and also urging world leaders to hold Beijing accountable.

Army can't be stopped from patrolling: Rajnath on Indo-China tensions

17 Sep 2020

Politics
Army can't be stopped from patrolling: Rajnath on Indo-China tensions

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday addressed the Rajya Sabha on the pertaining border dispute with China, declaring that no global power can prohibit Indian troops from patrolling in the traditional areas.

Jaishankar tells Wang about China's transgressions, countries formulate five-point plan

11 Sep 2020

India
Jaishankar tells Wang about China's transgressions, countries formulate five-point plan

In the two-and-a-half-hours long meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, India's External Minister Dr. S Jaishankar strongly protested the heavy presence of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

India-China tensions can escalate, but 'threshold of war' hasn't reached

10 Sep 2020

India
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.

5 missing Arunachal civilians found on Chinese side: Kiren Rijiju

08 Sep 2020

India
5 missing Arunachal civilians found on Chinese side: Kiren Rijiju

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said that the five missing youths from Arunachal Pradesh have been found on the Chinese side. Rijiju said the process to handover the youths is being worked out.

India dismisses China's claims, says PLA fired shots at LAC

08 Sep 2020

India
India dismisses China's claims, says PLA fired shots at LAC

India on Tuesday responded to the post-midnight claims of China that the Indian Army fired warning shots at the Southern bank of Pangong Lake, asserting that it was the People's Liberation Army that used firearms.

Ladakh situation "very serious," need deep political talks: S Jaishankar

08 Sep 2020

India
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.

LAC: Amid brewing tensions, China claims Indian Army fired shots

08 Sep 2020

World
LAC: Amid brewing tensions, China claims Indian Army fired shots

In a new development that is sure to heighten tensions at the already volatile Line of Actual Control (LAC), China claimed that Indian soldiers fired warning shots at the Southern bank of Pangong Lake.

Amid tensions, China's Defense Minister seeks meeting with Rajnath Singh

04 Sep 2020

India
Amid tensions, China's Defense Minister seeks meeting with Rajnath Singh

As tensions are flaring up along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Wei Fenghi, China's Defense Minister, has sought a meeting with India's Rajnath Singh, in Moscow, PTI reported citing people in the know.

After fresh tension with China, Doval holds meeting, explores options

01 Sep 2020

India
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.

Indo-China clash: Army was "ready" for PLA soldiers in Ladakh

31 Aug 2020

India
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.

Chinese ambassador downplays Galwan clash, calls it "unfortunate incident"

26 Aug 2020

World
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.

Weeks after clash, China says disengagement at most locations "complete"

28 Jul 2020

World
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.

De-escalation unlikely soon? 40,000 Chinese troops present in Eastern Ladakh

23 Jul 2020

India
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.

Talks underway with China but can't guarantee success: Rajnath Singh

17 Jul 2020

India
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.

Did NSA Doval play a role in Galwan Valley's de-escalation?

06 Jul 2020

India
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.

China pulls back troops at Galwan Valley by 1 km

06 Jul 2020

India
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.

Amid Ladakh tensions, China supplying armed drones to Pakistan

06 Jul 2020

World
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.

Weeks after Galwan Valley episode, PM Narendra Modi visits Leh

03 Jul 2020

India
Weeks after Galwan Valley episode, PM Narendra Modi visits Leh

Sending a strong message that India stands with its soldiers defending its borders, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid a visit to Leh to review the situation.

While LAC simmers with tensions, LoC being watched too

02 Jul 2020

India
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.

Coronavirus: In a first, Mumbai's Lalbaugcha Raja Ganesh festivities canceled

01 Jul 2020

India
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.

Free food for poor till November-end, announces PM Modi

30 Jun 2020

India
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.

India, China dig in for long haul, de-escalation seems afar

27 Jun 2020

India
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.