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Tag: Line of Actual Control (LAC)

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  • Towards disengagement and de-escalation

    Towards disengagement and de-escalation

    The second stage would involve pulling back armoured and artillery elements deployed on the Southern Bank, where India holds the key having occupied heights along the Kailash Ridge. This would be followed by pulling back of troops in this region.

    November 17, 2020
  • When giants joust on the roof of the world

    When giants joust on the roof of the world

    India has a significant place in the assortment of countries that China focuses on, primarily because it is the only country in Asia to have the mammoth scale of resources, territory and people to match China. If China wants to dominate the Asian continent, it is India, along with Japan, that will pose a serious challenge to its superiority. Hence the present bout of tensions in the high Himalayas needs to be assessed from the strategic and diplomatic perspective.

    November 2, 2020
  • Change in status quo at LAC unacceptable, Jaishankar tells China

    Change in status quo at LAC unacceptable, Jaishankar tells China

    Delivering the Sardar Patel Memorial Lecture last evening, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar noted that ties with China were stable for three decades as the two nations addressed inherited challenges and new circumstances.

    November 2, 2020
  • No breakthrough in Sino-India military talks

    No breakthrough in Sino-India military talks

    Both sides, however, agreed to disengage troops to resolve stand-off at LAC

    October 14, 2020
  • Before de-escalation, China wants India to vacate strategic heights in Pangong Lake

    Before de-escalation, China wants India to vacate strategic heights in Pangong Lake

    China first wants to resolve the mentions at the south bank of Pangong Lake where India is in a strategically strengthened position, but India wants a roadmap to de drawn out for de-escalation on all along the  LAC.

    September 25, 2020
  • A battle on China’s hands

    A battle on China’s hands

    The Indian army refuted Chinese claims, stating, “In the instant case, it was China's PLA troops who were attempting to close-in with one of our forward positions along the LAC and when dissuaded by own troops, PLA troops fired a few rounds in the air in an attempt to intimidate own troops.”

    September 15, 2020
  • Massive deployment of PLA troops along LAC created ‘flash points’: India to China

    Massive deployment of PLA troops along LAC created ‘flash points’: India to China

    India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has addressed the States’s concern of China’s deployment of its troops with arms and equipment along LAC to China’s State Councillor and Foreign Minister of China Wang Yi at a meeting in Moscow.

    September 11, 2020
  • Indian Army warns Chinese troops against intrusion attempts, puts up barbed wires at LAC

    Indian Army warns Chinese troops against intrusion attempts, puts up barbed wires at LAC

    India has strongly condemned these attempts being made by the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) troops and have warned that India would retaliate if Chinese army continues to make these attempts of overtaking Indian held positions

    September 10, 2020
  • PLA stuck in quicksand of its own making in Pangong: Think tank

    PLA stuck in quicksand of its own making in Pangong: Think tank

    EFSAS also notes that despite the repeated incidents near Pangong Tso, the saving grace was that public statements still seem to be prioritising peace over a war

    September 7, 2020
  • IAF boosts night flight ops, force sees it as game-changer

    IAF boosts night flight ops, force sees it as game-changer

    This would be a ‘game changer’ because training by night will strengthen the IAF's capability to conduct full spectrum operations at the Line of Actual Control on short notice, given Leh’s proximity to the LAC.

    September 7, 2020
  • Xi’s dilemma in Ladakh

    Xi’s dilemma in Ladakh

    On the night of 29/30 August as per reports Indian commanders decided to send in the Vikas (SFF) battalion to occupy Black Top on the southern side of Pangong Tso on India’s side of LAC to preempt the Chinese from moving in. It could have been touch and go.

    September 6, 2020
  • India, China Defence Ministers agree to resolve border tensions through talks

    India, China Defence Ministers agree to resolve border tensions through talks

    The two-hour meeting between the Indian and Chinese delegations, which started at 9.30 p.m. Indian Standard Time,saw the border disputes discussed at length.

    September 5, 2020
  • India, China hold talks on border flare-up

    India, China hold talks on border flare-up

    Agenda included fresh developments at 3 contentious points on Pangong Tso

    September 2, 2020
  • Complete disengagement of troops at eastern Ladakh, India tells China

    Complete disengagement of troops at eastern Ladakh, India tells China

    Thus, it is important to bear in mind that achieving this requires agreed actions by both sides,'' External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said at a media briefing even as Chinese troops continued to show reluctance in withdrawing from some of the friction points at eastern Ladakh.

    August 28, 2020