India says China laying cables to bolster communications at border flashpoint  ReutersView Full Coverage on Google News
Two Indian officials said Chinese troops were laying a network of fibre optic cables at a western Himalayan flashpoint with India, suggesting they were digging in for the long haul despite high-level talks aimed at resolving a standoff there.Two Indian officials said Chinese troops were laying a network of fibre optic cables at a western Himalayan flashpoint with India, suggesting they were digging in for the long haul despite high-level talks aimed at resolving a standoff there.

India says China laying cables to bolster communications at border flashpoint | Reuters

India is "very serious about issues of sovereignty" and the country is prepared for "all contingencies" to ensure that it is maintained, Union minister Rajnath Singh told parliament today in what was seen as a strong warning to China amid repeated transgressions at the Line of Actual Control.India is "very serious about issues of sovereignty" and the country is prepared for "all contingencies" to ensure that it is maintained, Union minister Rajnath Singh told parliament today in what was seen as a strong warning to China amid repeated transgressions at the Line of Actual Control.

In Rajnath Singh's Comments To Parliament, Strong Warning To China

CHINA'S state media has claimed the People's Liberation Army is 'ready to strike' Indian forces after months of escalating tensions.CHINA'S state media has claimed the People's Liberation Army is "ready to strike" Indian forces after months of escalating tensions.

China India war: Chinese forces ‘ready for conflict’ as tensions reach all time high | World | News | Express.co.uk

The joint statement released after the Chinese and Indian foreign ministers met in Moscow reiterates old formulations, and the divergence in media reports on it only highlights the bitterness that has built up since May.The joint statement released after the Chinese and Indian foreign ministers met in Moscow reiterates old formulations, and the divergence in media reports on it only highlights the bitterness that has built up since May.

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s defense minister accused China on Tuesday of violating past border agreements and expanding its troop deployments along a disputed mountainous frontier in the Ladakh region where the two countries have been locked in a military standoff for months. Rajnath Singh told Parliament that India has informed China through diplomatic channels that its “attempts to unilaterally alter the status quo were in violation of the...

India accuses China of violating pacts, militarizing border

In a speech in the Indian parliament on Tuesday, Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh asserted that the border dispute with China remains

China-India border tension could 'extend to winter' - Global Times

China appears to be sticking with its "Wolf Warrior" tactics of intimidation amid simmering tensions with India on its Himalayan border. According toChina appears to be sticking with its “Wolf Warrior” tactics of intimidation amid simmering tensions with India on its Himalayan border. According to Military Watch Magazine, new images…

Line of death: China places H-6 bombers near Ladakh - Asia Times

From deploying mules to large transport aircraft, India's military has activated its entire logistics network to transport supplies to thousands of troops for a harsh winter along a bitterly disputed Himalayan border with China. In recent months, one of India's biggest military logistics exercisesFrom deploying mules to large transport aircraft, India's military has activated its entire logistics network to transport supplies to thousands of troops for a harsh winter along a bitterly disputed Himalayan border with China. In recent months, one of India's biggest military logistics exercises

India pushes tonnes of supplies to disputed China border ahead of winter

New Delhi, Sep 14: An American newspaper has claimed that over 60 Chinese soldiers were killed in the Galwan Valley clash with India. News Week said in an article that in the June 15 clash 60 soldiers of the Chinese PLANew Delhi, Sep 14: An American newspaper has claimed that over 60 Chinese soldiers were killed in the Galwan Valley clash with India. News Week said in an article that in the June 15 clash 60 soldiers of the Chinese PLA

Over 60 Chinese soldiers killed in Galwan Valley clash claims US newspaper report

Rajnath Singh’s statement before the Indian Parliament stood out for its blunt tone.Rajnath Singh’s statement before the Indian Parliament stood out for its blunt tone.

Indian Defense Minister Blames China for Ongoing Crisis, Suggesting India’s Military Option Remains Open – The Diplomat

China denies reports of troops laying cables at border with India - CGTN

Undated footage shows China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and Air Force (PLAAF) practicing joint high-altitude drills. However, Beijing is now engaged in peace talks...Undated footage shows China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and Air Force (PLAAF) practicing joint high-altitude drills. However, Beijing is now engaged in peace talks...

Video: China’s Air Force, Army Show Off Joint-Strike Abilities in Tibet Amid Peace Talks With India - Sputnik International

Against the backdrop of the pandemic, India and China have engaged in a bitter border stand-off along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) for the last five months. While...Against the backdrop of the pandemic, India and China have engaged in a bitter border stand-off along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) for the last five months. While...

‘Fear Stained Faces’: Indians Mock Video Of Chinese Troops Practising Parachute Descent - Sputnik International

Talks with China should be limited to and led by military commanders under political supervision with staff support from Indian foreign ministry officials, if necessaryTalks with China should be limited to and led by military commanders under political supervision with staff support from Indian foreign ministry officials, if necessary

LAC Stand-off | Let’s not talk to China for the sake of talking 

For the past 58 years, the Chinese propaganda machine, or psychological warfare machine, has used the 1962 border conflict to put the Indian Army on the defensive and convey to nation at large that the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is vastly superior to its Indian counterpart on the battlefield. It...

China invokes memories of 1962 border conflict to put India on a defensive | War Is Boring

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.”

A battle on China's hands - The Statesman

India News: From heating appliances and climate appropriate clothing to rations, fuel and tents that protect from the biting cold, all necessary supplies have reaIndia News: From heating appliances and climate appropriate clothing to rations, fuel and tents that protect from the biting cold, all necessary supplies have rea

India China border news: Amid tensions at LAC, Army prepares for long winter in Ladakh | India News - Times of India

Xi, 67, already roiling the Communist Party with a “rectification” campaign and mass persecution of foes, will launch “another brutal purge” following the Chinese army’s failures on the Indian border, the Newsweek said in an opinion piece.Xi, 67, already roiling the Communist Party with a “rectification” campaign and mass persecution of foes, will launch “another brutal purge” following the Chinese army’s failures on the Indian border, the Newsweek said in an opinion piece.

Xi’s aggressive moves against India ‘unexpectedly flopped’: Report - world news - Hindustan Times

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of misleading the country on LAC violations by the People's Liberation Army. In a tweet shortly after Defence Minister Rajnath Singh made a statement in the Lok Sabha on the border standoff with China, Rahul Gandhi asked, "But Modi ji, when will you stand up to China? When will you take back Indian land from China? Don't be afraid of taking China's name."Congress leader Rahul Gandhi accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of misleading the country on LAC violations by the People's Liberation Army. In a tweet shortly after Defence Minister Rajnath Singh made a statement in the Lok Sabha on the border standoff with China, Rahul Gandhi asked, "But Modi ji, when will you stand up to China? When will you take back Indian land from China? Don't be afraid of taking China's name."

When will you stand up to China? Rahul Gandhi questions PM Modi over LAC standoff | News - Times of India Videos

Parliament Monsoon Session Updates: The second day of Parliament Monsoon Session began with fireworks from MP and actor Jaya Bachchan as she hit out at BJP MP Ravi Kishan and Kangana Ranaut, saying they have attempted to tarnish the name of Bollywood, the same industry they earned their living from. This triggered reactions from both Ravi Kishan and Kangana Ranaut. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh made a statement on the India-China border standoff and has said that India will not tolerate any changes to status quo on the Ladakh borders. The Opposition Congress, which had been pressing for discussion on the ongoing standoff with China, walked out of Lok Sabha after being allowed to question the defence minister on his statement. Ahead of the start of the Monsoon Session on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the media and hoped that parliamentarians would stand behind soldiers guarding India's borders.Parliament: Rajnath Singh to address Rajya Sabha tomorrow at 11 am

Parliament: Rajnath Singh to address Rajya Sabha tomorrow at 11 am - India Today

On Tuesday morning, a succession of the IAF'slarge transport aircraft landed at a forward base in Ladakh, carrying men and materials, as fighter jets roared overhead.On Tuesday morning, a succession of the IAF'slarge transport aircraft landed at a forward base in Ladakh, carrying men and materials, as fighter jets roared overhead.

Harsh Winter Ahead: India Pushes Tonnes of Supplies to Ladakh amid Border Faceoff with China

India has demanded China restore the status quo, while China blames India, claiming sovereignty over the area

Ruchi Ghanashyam | Staring at Dragon’s eyes: India must stay on guard

An Indian Express report claims that China has been spying on almost 30 prominent leaders, officers and bureaucrats from Kashmir Valley and Ladakh. An Indian Express report claims that China has been spying on almost 30 prominent leaders, officers and bureaucrats from Kashmir Valley and Ladakh. 

30 leaders, bureaucrats from Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh under Chinese surveillance: Report | India News | Zee News

The cables will provide Chinese troops secure lines of communication to their bases in the rear.The cables will provide Chinese troops secure lines of communication to their bases in the rear.

China Is Laying A Network Of Optical Fibre Cables Near Heights Taken By India At ‘Breakneck Speed’; Here Is Why It Is Doing So

The cables will provide Chinese troops secure lines of communication to their bases in the rear.The cables will provide Chinese troops secure lines of communication to their bases in the rear.

China Is Laying A Network Of Optical Fibre Cables Near Heights Taken By India At ‘Breakneck Speed’; Here Is Why It Is Doing So

YourTurn is our new weekly feature in which ThePrint's readers share their views or opinions in response to the question of the week.YourTurn is our new weekly feature in which ThePrint's readers share their views or opinions in response to the question of the week.

Reader View: India & China need to pursue diplomatic talks to settle border issues

YourTurn is our new weekly feature in which ThePrint's readers share their views or opinions in response to the question of the week.YourTurn is our new weekly feature in which ThePrint's readers share their views or opinions in response to the question of the week.

Reader View: India & China need to pursue diplomatic talks to settle border issues

This government did not allow us to speak in Parliament. They are afraid that if Congress asks anything then they will not have any answers, said Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury.This government did not allow us to speak in Parliament. They are afraid that if Congress asks anything then they will not have any answers, said Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury.

The indications came even as main opposition Congress slammed the government for not allowing its members to ask questions to the Defence Minister after his statement. The Opposition staged a walkout in Lok Sabha.The indications came even as main opposition Congress slammed the government for not allowing its members to ask questions to the Defence Minister after his statement. The Opposition staged a walkout in Lok Sabha.

Standoff along LAC with China: Government says no debate in House, may brief Oppn | India News,The Indian Express

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said India is committed to a peaceful resolution of the current border standoff, but any attempt by China unilaterally alter the status quo is unacceptable. Read his full speech here.Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said India is committed to a peaceful resolution of the current border standoff, but any attempt by China unilaterally alter the status quo is unacceptable. Read his full speech here.

Chinese troops' violent conduct has violated all mutually agreed norms, says Rajnath Singh in Parliament

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said India is committed to a peaceful resolution of the current border standoff, but any attempt by China unilaterally alter the status quo is unacceptable. Read his full speech here.Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said India is committed to a peaceful resolution of the current border standoff, but any attempt by China unilaterally alter the status quo is unacceptable. Read his full speech here.

Chinese troops' violent conduct has violated all mutually agreed norms, says Rajnath Singh in Parliament

This came after Rajnath Singh told the Lok Sabha that China does not accept the ‘traditional alignment’ of the border and had attempted to transgress it.This came after Rajnath Singh told the Lok Sabha that China does not accept the ‘traditional alignment’ of the border and had attempted to transgress it.

Border tension: Rahul Gandhi takes a swipe at Modi, asks ‘when will you take our land back?’

This came after Rajnath Singh told the Lok Sabha that China does not accept the ‘traditional alignment’ of the border and had attempted to transgress it.This came after Rajnath Singh told the Lok Sabha that China does not accept the ‘traditional alignment’ of the border and had attempted to transgress it.

Border tension: Rahul Gandhi takes a swipe at Modi, asks ‘when will you take our land back?’

While Russia has denied mediating between India and China over the ongoing border conflict, it laid the groundwork for a meeting in Moscow which was attended by Indian Foreign Minister S Jaishankar along with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on September 10. This was the first bilateral meet between the two ministers since the standoff […]

Chinese Netizens Accuse Russia Of Helping India In Its Border Conflict With China?

Former 14 Corps commander Lt Gen PJS Pannu (retd) told ThePrint that India is now in a much better strategic position, than when tensions began, on both banks of the Pangong Tso.Former 14 Corps commander Lt Gen PJS Pannu (retd) told ThePrint that India is now in a much better strategic position, than when tensions began, on both banks of the Pangong Tso.

China miscalculated India resolve, needs exit strategy now, says former Ladakh corps commander

Former 14 Corps commander Lt Gen PJS Pannu (retd) told ThePrint that India is now in a much better strategic position, than when tensions began, on both banks of the Pangong Tso.Former 14 Corps commander Lt Gen PJS Pannu (retd) told ThePrint that India is now in a much better strategic position, than when tensions began, on both banks of the Pangong Tso.

China miscalculated India resolve, needs exit strategy now, says former Ladakh corps commander

SRINAGAR: The Defence Minister said that China has tried to disrupt the ground situation in May and June and it led to India's response. We have told China that such incidents won't be acceptable to us, Rajnath said.SRINAGAR: The Defence Minister said that China has tried to disrupt the ground situation in May and June and it led to India's response. We have told China that such incidents won't be acceptable to us, Rajnath said.

China Has Occupied Over 38,000 Sq Kms: Rajnath Singh Tells Parliament

Defence minister Rajnath Singh says country has made counter-deployments along borderDefence minister Rajnath Singh says country has made counter-deployments along border

India accuses China of violating pacts, militarising border | India – Gulf News

A neutral military mediator can understand the tactical security concerns of each side and help in determining the best solution under the circumstances. A neutral military mediator can understand the tactical security concerns of each side and help in determining the best solution under the circumstances.

Delineation of one LAC and India-China military disengagement requires Russian mediation

“As of now, the Chinese side has mobilized a large number of troops and armaments along the LAC as well as in the depth areas. There are several friction areas in Eastern Ladakh including Gogra, Kongka La and North and South Banks of Pangong lake," Rajnath Singh said.“As of now, the Chinese side has mobilized a large number of troops and armaments along the LAC as well as in the depth areas. There are several friction areas in Eastern Ladakh including Gogra, Kongka La and North and South Banks of Pangong lake," Rajnath Singh said.

Pullback, peace if China sticks to Jaishankar-Wang pact: Govt in Lok Sabha | India News,The Indian Express

The Foreign Ministry in Beijing on Tuesday denied media reports that Chinese troops are laying fiber-optic cables at a point of contention on the border with India.The Foreign Ministry in Beijing on Tuesday denied media reports that Chinese troops are laying fiber-optic cables at a point of contention on the border with India.

Beijing denies reports of Chinese troops laying cables at border with India — RT World News

The Rising Kashmir provides the most comprehensive coverage news, breaking news, videos, information on Kashmir, politics, cricket and more.‘Ready to strike heavy blow’: Chinese state media warns amid India-China LAC tensions

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In other words, PM Modi cannot talk about China because Xi Jinping is not talking about India. | OpIndia NewsIn other words, PM Modi cannot talk about China because Xi Jinping is not talking about India. | OpIndia News

Ladakh standoff: Why does Modi not say 'China'

Despite ‘constructive talks’ between India and China at SCO summit, it appears that tensions have not really eased down and Beijing continues to build pressure on India by conducting provocative military drills and bolstering communication. Did India Make An Error By Ignoring US Jets That Boasted Capabilities Of Both F-35 Lightning & F-22 Raptors? As […]

WARNING FOR INDIA: Chinese Army & Air Force Hold Joint Military Drills Near LAC

The comments by Sun Weidong came days after the foreign ministers of India and China, S. Jaishankar and Wang Yi respectively, met in MoscowThe comments by Sun Weidong came days after the foreign ministers of India and China, S. Jaishankar and Wang Yi respectively, met in Moscow

Wang told Jaishankar India must immediately stop provocations such as firing: Chinese envoy

Ambassador Sun Weidong says India and China now need to focus on ‘cooperation and not confrontation’, and ‘mutual trust and not suspicion’.Ambassador Sun Weidong says India and China now need to focus on ‘cooperation and not confrontation’, and ‘mutual trust and not suspicion’.

Chinese envoy talks of ‘win-win cooperation’, but blames India for illegally trespassing LAC