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  • Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: ITBP to scale 75 peaks, undertake 75 day-long patrol along LAC Aug 14, 2022 05:53 PM IST

    Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: ITBP to scale 75 peaks, undertake 75 day-long patrol along LAC

    The mountain expedition named ’Amritarohan’ will take place at various locations along the eastern front on August 15, ITBP spokesperson Vivek Kumar Pandey told PTI.

  • Punjab government to give Rs 1 crore ex gratia for kin of Subedar Hardeep Singh May 08, 2022 01:50 PM IST

    Punjab government to give Rs 1 crore ex gratia for kin of Subedar Hardeep Singh

    Subedar Singh hailed from Baranda village of Hoshiarpur district. He is survived by his wife, a daughter and a son.

  • India-China tensions along LAC 'worst' in over 4 decades: US admiral Mar 10, 2022 01:26 PM IST

    India-China tensions along LAC 'worst' in over 4 decades: US admiral

    The statement of Commander of US Indo-Pacific Command Admiral John Aquilino on Wednesday came ahead of the 15th round of high-level military talks between India and China on March 11.

  • An unusual request from an ITBP officer posted near LAC Jan 12, 2022 02:15 PM IST

    An unusual request from an ITBP officer posted near LAC

    Air Vice-Marshal Manmohan Bahadur, a veteran of IAF’s helicopter fleet writes this story about a logistics post, Tsogtsalu, located just behind Hot Springs in the 1970s, 60 love letters of a young officer of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police and his unusual request.

  • Village along LAC mentioned in Pentagon report in territory controlled by China: Sources Nov 09, 2021 02:32 PM IST

    Village along LAC mentioned in Pentagon report in territory controlled by China: Sources

    The annual report by the US Department on military and security developments said that China has built a large village in a disputed area in Arunachal Pradesh sector.

  • China taking 'incremental and tactical actions' to press territorial claims with India: Pentagon Nov 04, 2021 02:14 PM IST

    China taking 'incremental and tactical actions' to press territorial claims with India: Pentagon

    The Pentagon report comes amid heightened tensions between the US and China over the issue of Taiwan and was published hours after the most senior US general, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley issued a stark warning about China’s military progress.

  • Top Army commanders to review India's security challenges, situation along LAC Oct 24, 2021 08:07 PM IST

    Top Army commanders to review India's security challenges, situation along LAC

    The commanders will also deliberate on the security scenario in Jammu and Kashmir in the backdrop of a spate of civilian killings in the Union Territory in the last few weeks.

  • India intensifies surveillance along LAC in Arunachal Pradesh Oct 18, 2021 09:33 AM IST

    India intensifies surveillance along LAC in Arunachal Pradesh

    In addition to drones, the Indian Army's aviation wing has also been deploying the Weapon System Integrated (WSI) variant of the Advanced Light Helicopter Rudra in the region.

  • Chinese PLA transgressed LAC in Uttarakhand's Barahoti sector last month: Sources Sep 29, 2021 08:23 AM IST

    Chinese PLA transgressed LAC in Uttarakhand's Barahoti sector last month: Sources

    The transgression took place on August 30, and the Chinese troops returned from the area after spending few hours, they said.

  • China installs new shelters for troops near LAC in eastern Ladakh Sep 27, 2021 08:18 PM IST

    China installs new shelters for troops near LAC in eastern Ladakh

    Sources said the Indian response to the Chinese actions last year, particularly after the Galwan Valley clashes, surprised the neighbouring country and that it deployed troops in areas where it never used to earlier.

  • Villagers can't access grazing land due to growing Chinese presence, says Ladakh councillor Sep 27, 2021 05:02 PM IST

    Villagers can't access grazing land due to growing Chinese presence, says Ladakh councillor

    Tension between India and China at the LAC in eastern Ladakh region has escalated since early May in 2020 amid skirmishes and a military build-up.

  • LAC disengagement: India, China pullback troops from friction points in Gogra Aug 06, 2021 04:40 PM IST

    LAC disengagement: India, China pullback troops from friction points in Gogra

    The disengagement at PP 17A border point in Gogra was agreed upon at the 12th round of India-China military-level talks held last week, and was carried out over two days on August 4-5.

  • India, China agreed to 'resolve remaining issues in expeditious manner' in 12th round of military talks Aug 02, 2021 06:45 PM IST

    India, China agreed to 'resolve remaining issues in expeditious manner' in 12th round of military talks

    The military-level talks, aimed at accelerating the pace of disengagement, was held on August 1 between corps commander-ranked officers of the Indian Army and the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA).

  • China ready to seek mutually acceptable solution to issues requiring 'urgent treatment' at border: Wang Yi to Jaishankar Jul 15, 2021 11:16 AM IST

    China ready to seek mutually acceptable solution to issues requiring 'urgent treatment' at border: Wang Yi to Jaishankar

    During their hour-long in-person meeting on the sidelines of an SCO conclave in Dushanbe on Wednesday, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar also told his Chinese counterpart and State Councilor Wang Yi that any unilateral change in the status quo along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) was "not acceptable" to India and that the overall ties can only develop after full restoration of peace and tranquillity in eastern Ladakh.

  • Galwan Valley face-off first anniversary: Army pays homage to Indian soldiers killed in clash with Chinese troops Jun 15, 2021 12:52 PM IST

    Galwan Valley face-off first anniversary: Army pays homage to Indian soldiers killed in clash with Chinese troops

    The Galwan Valley face-off in June 2020 had triggered a large deployment of troops and heavy weaponry by India and China at multiple friction points along the Line of Actual Control

  • China giving preference for 'infrastructure construction' in villages along Tibet border, disputed with India, Bhutan May 21, 2021 04:25 PM IST

    China giving preference for 'infrastructure construction' in villages along Tibet border, disputed with India, Bhutan

    The Tibet Autonomous Region borders with the Indian states of Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Uttarakhand and the Union territory of Jammu & Kashmir.

  • India-China Disengagement | 'Not an inch of land lost', says Army chief MM Naravane Mar 30, 2021 08:30 PM IST

    India-China Disengagement | 'Not an inch of land lost', says Army chief MM Naravane

    "We have not lost out on any territory, we are where we were before this whole thing started...Not an inch of land has been lost," Naravane said.

  • Government begins clearing FDI proposals from China amid easing border tensions: Report Feb 22, 2021 10:16 AM IST

    Government begins clearing FDI proposals from China amid easing border tensions: Report

    The government has set up a committee of officers from ministries of Home, External Affairs, Commerce and Industry, and NITI Aayog to look into FDI proposals from China.

  • Protests and border tension: Coincidences or is there a Chinese hand? Feb 17, 2021 02:38 PM IST

    Protests and border tension: Coincidences or is there a Chinese hand?

    Border tensions by themselves cause mild investor alarm. But border tensions combined with domestic instability and failing law and order make India a highly-risky investment destination

  • Union Minister VK Singh blames media for 'malicious distortion' of LAC transgression remark Feb 10, 2021 05:48 PM IST

    Union Minister VK Singh blames media for 'malicious distortion' of LAC transgression remark

    "The distortion of my statement has needlessly given the Chinese a platform to try and cover their own aggressive tracks and shift the blame on India," Singh said, referring to Beijing's "unwitting confession" jibe in response to his remarks.

  • If China transgressed 10 times, India did at least 50 times: VK Singh on LAC row Feb 08, 2021 08:46 PM IST

    If China transgressed 10 times, India did at least 50 times: VK Singh on LAC row

    China has transgressed along the LAC several times, but 'none of you come to know how many times we have transgressed as per our perception. Chinese media does not cover it', said former Army chief VK Singh.

  • Chinese actions seriously disturbed peace, tranquillity along LAC: Govt Feb 04, 2021 05:34 PM IST

    Chinese actions seriously disturbed peace, tranquillity along LAC: Govt

    Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said the attempts have been responded to “appropriately” by the Indian armed forces and it has been made clear to the Chinese side that such unilateral attempts are “unacceptable”.

  • China's road, infrastructure upgrade across Karakoram Pass, Aksai Chin sparks concern: Report Dec 18, 2020 07:07 PM IST

    China's road, infrastructure upgrade across Karakoram Pass, Aksai Chin sparks concern: Report

    Beijing'a alternative 10-metre wide road to Karakoram Pass would decrease strategic gateway distance into Daulet Beg Oldi sector by two hours.

  • China's actions in Ladakh violate bilateral agreements on ensuring peace along LAC, says MEA Dec 11, 2020 08:15 PM IST

    China's actions in Ladakh violate bilateral agreements on ensuring peace along LAC, says MEA

    A Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson on December 10 blamed India again for the border standoff in eastern Ladakh.

  • Breakthrough in border stand-off? India-China on verge of reaching agreement in Ladakh Nov 12, 2020 08:41 AM IST

    Breakthrough in border stand-off? India-China on verge of reaching agreement in Ladakh

    The sources said the Indian Army and the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) are looking at sealing the pact in the next round of Corps Commander-level talks as the proposals were agreed to by the two sides

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