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ladakh: BJP wins 15 seats in Ladakh’s first electoral exercise, Congress pushed on the back foot

Srinagar: The BJP won 15 seats in the 26-member Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) elections in Leh, fewer than 18 it had bagged in...

Army commanders to review situation in Ladakh, internal reforms at 4-day conference from Monday | India News

NEW DELHI: Top commanders of the Army will carry out a comprehensive assessment of India’s combat readiness in eastern Ladakh as well as other sensitive...

De-escalate fully in Eastern Ladakh, India to tell China in military commanders meet

New Delhi: India will insist on a full and complete de-escalation of eastern Ladakh at the meeting of India-China military commanders on Monday, pushing for...

Indian air force news: Indian Air Force well positioned to deal with any threat: Air chief RKS Bhadauria

NEW DELHI: The Indian Air Force is very “well positioned” to deal with any threat and very strong deployments have been made in all relevant...

View: China’s arrogant rejection of new map of Ladakh an affront

By Kanwal Sibal China is boxing both itself and India in an untenable situation in Ladakh. It will gain nothing and lose a lot from...

Eastern Ladakh row: Seventh round of Indo-China Corps Commander talks likely on October 12

NEW DELHI: The seventh round of Corps Commander-level talks between armies of India and China is expected to be held on October 12 with a...

Ladakh: People’s Movement for 6th schedule writes to PM Modi

SRINAGAR: Representatives of the apex body of the People’s Movement of Ladakh wrote to prime minister Narendra Modi, seeking his intervention to extend the provisions...

India, China troops within shooting range at Spanggur Gap

New Delhi, China has mobilised thousands of soldiers, tanks and howitzers within rifle range of Indian Army deployment at Spanggur Gap in the southern part...

Indian Army | LAC: Army rejects Chinese claims, says Indian troops didn’t fire, blames PLA for escalating tensions

New Delhi: In a first in over four decades, shots were fired on the Indo-China border on Monday evening, sharply raising tensions in the Chushul...

ladakh: India has raised the costs for China to be adventurist. But is it enough?

The military power play between India and China has reached a politically crucial point, with forces on both sides fully deployed in Ladakh, prepared for...

Not one inch of Chinese territory can be lost: Beijing after Rajnath meet

NEW DELHI: Defense ministers of India and China met in the Russian capital as the two sides try to resolve rising tensions along their disputed...

LAC face-off: India steps up scrutiny of Chinese influence group | India News

NEW DELHI: India has ordered tougher scrutiny of visa requests by a Chinese non-profit headed by a senior official of the ruling communist party, designating...

ET Analysis: PLA action along Pangong Tso points to glaring Chinese duplicity

NEW DELHI: China’s attempted assault on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso on Saturday night has raised alarm on several fronts and, more disconcertingly,...

Solution to border row with China must be predicated on honouring all agreements and understandings: Jaishankar

A solution to the border row with China must be predicated on honouring all agreements and understandings without attempting to alter the status quo unilaterally,...

India asks China to pull back troops, cease further construction in Depsang sector in Ladakh at military talks

(This story originally appeared in on Aug 09, 2020) NEW DELHI: India asked China to pull back its troops and stop further construction activities in...

Jammu and kashmir: J&K polls can happen anytime, Assembly has to be reconstituted: G C Murmu, first Lieutenant Governor, J&K

It is one year since the central government revoked the special status granted to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution through a...

India strengthens troop presence in northern Ladakh, does heavy tank deployment to tackle Chinese threat

New Delhi : In response to China‘s deployment of more than 17,000 troops and armoured vehicles opposite Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO) and Depsang plains in...

Disengagement process not yet complete in eastern Ladakh: India on China claim

India on Thursday said disengagement of troops in eastern Ladakh has not yet been completed, two days after China claimed that the process was completed...

Indian Air Force: First five Rafales just two days away, India’s wait for the gamechanging squadron is finally over

Two days from now, India’s air defence capabilities will acquire a lethal, new edge. The first five Rafale fighters, arriving in India by July 29,...

India moves to buy 6 more Poseidons from US for $1.8bn

(This story originally appeared in on Jul 25, 2020) NEW DELHI: India has formally kicked off the acquisition process for six more long-range Poseidon-8I aircraft...

After FDI, Chinese companies now face curbs in getting govt contracts | India News

NEW DELHI: In a significant escalation of tension with China, the government late Friday changed rules to enable curbs on bidders from countries that share...

Russian support for India vis a vis China is rooted in history of Khrushchev and Mao

NEW DELHI: Russia’s position vis-a-vis Chinas belligerence in Eurasia particularly along in the Himalayan frontiers adjoining India dates back to 1950s when then Soviet leader...

Ladakh standoff: Chinese troops yet to leave key points, India verifies status

NEW DELHI: Initial verification by Indian agencies of the ongoing disengagement process in Ladakh has shown that Chinese troops continue to occupy tactically important locations...

All the country’s land is with our security forces: ITBP and BSF DG amid Sino-India standoff

GURGAON: As Chinese and Indian troops move to disengage in eastern Ladakh after a tense standoff, the chief of ITBP and BSF on Sunday said...

India to look out for signs of China not abiding by deal

NEW DELHI: The top defence-security establishment in India plans to keep a hawk eye for any signs of Beijing not abiding by the phase-wise disengagement...