Tag: PLA

View: Against Chinese claims, it’s time for the Arunachali frontier to be heard

By Shruti Pandalai It’s been relentless – Beijing’s unbridled propaganda offensive against India since the bloody clash in the Himalayas. Threatening rhetoric on Chinese military...

Military CBMs drawing up restrained protocol along the LAC discussed in WMCC on India-China Border affairs

New Delhi: The last edition of Working Mechanism for Consultation & Coordination on India-China Border Affairs held past week explored a bunch of military CBMs...

Army gears up for winter in eastern Ladakh; biggest operation in decades to stock supplies

NEW DELHI: In its biggest military logistics operation in decades, the Indian Army has rushed tanks, heavy weaponry, ammunition, fuel, food and essential winter supplies...

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...

Xi Jinping: Xi Jinping’s last minute decision to cancel his Pakistan visit raises a multitude of questions

New Delhi: Chinese President Xi Jinping’s eleventh hour decision to cancel his visit to all weather ally Pakistan has raised eyebrows and many in the...

Indian, Chinese militaries hold Brigade Commander-level interaction in eastern Ladakh

New Delhi: Indian and Chinese militaries on Sunday held another round of talks in eastern Ladakh in an attempt to calm tensions even as the...

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,...

China engaged in ‘provocative action’ in eastern Ladakh on Monday too, says India

NEW DELHI: India on Tuesday said China again engaged in “provocative action” even as their military talks were underway two days after the PLA made...

PLA attempts to occupy feature; Indian troops reinforce positions near Rezang La

New Delhi: A dominating feature known as `Black Top’ has emerged as the new flashpoint on the Sino-Indian border in eastern Ladakh after the People’s...

Rajnath Singh reviews security scenario in eastern Ladakh at high-level meeting

New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday reviewed the overall security scenario in eastern Ladakh amid the ongoing talks between India and China on...

China completes withdrawal of troops from 3 areas; another round of talks expected Friday

NEW DELHI: China‘s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on Thursday completed withdrawal of its troops from two more face-off sites in Gogra and Hot Springs in...

Is PM Modi facing the toughest challenge of his political career yet?

Is Prime Minister Narendra Modi facing the toughest challenge of his political career yet? The question could be pegged to the killing of 20 Indian...

View: India needs to buck up its analysis, intel

By Pushan Das As the latest episode in the Sino-Indian border dispute continues to fester, questions of how India should manage China’s reliance on coercion...

India China war: India recovers from the shock of nail-studded clubs, gets ready to get even

After reports of Chinese soldiers using spike-studded clubs to maim and kill Indian Armymen left the defence establishment shell-shocked, the Army has reportedly begun taking...

View: How LAC intrusions fit into larger Chinese strategic designs

It is unusual for Indian diplomats and generals to simultaneously engage with their Chinese counterparts, since matters relating to the contested boundary between the two...

China talks de-escalation, but PLA keeps up pressure on LAC

New Delhi: China has signalled a willingness to de-escalate matters on the Line of Actual Control at Saturday’s meeting among top military officials at Chushul,...

A stalemate favours India, exposes Chinese limits

By Kanwal Sibal China as the first mover in developing military infrastructure on the border with India has long enjoyed an advantage. This is being...

Diplomatic, military talks on to resolve border row with China: Amit Shah

NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah Sunday said diplomatic and military-level dialogues are going on with China on the current border row and he...

galwan region: Chinese bunker in finger area, Galwan build-up raise concern

NEW DELHI: The possible construction of a Chinese bunker in the finger area along Pangong Tso lake and three reported transgressions in the Galwan region...

ladakh: Troops rushed to Galwan amid Chinese buildup

New Delhi: India is believed to have rushed in additional troops to the River Galwan flashpoint in Ladakh and constructed defensive positions after China upped...