India’s relations with China have come under unprecedented strain after the killing of 20 Indian soldiers in a bloody face-off in the Galwan Valley of Ladakh, with Prime Minister Narendra …Read More
In a confidence-building exercise held only days after the meeting between India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and China’s President Xi Jinping, India and China have carried out the second edition of the joint military exercise in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir.
The exercise, held on October 18, was held under the provisions of the Border Defence Cooperation Agreement signed by the two Asian giants in 2013. This was the follow-up of the first drill that took place in February this year on the Chinese side. The exercise, entitled “Sino India Cooperation 2016,” was part of the “Hand in Hand” joint drills to enhance peace and tranquillity along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).Read More
China has demanded that India’s Army must stop the construction of a road along the undefined border between India and China as a pre-requisite to end the stand-off on the …Read More
Given the high degree of national mandate Xi and Modi carried, people had expected statesmanship from the two leaders to break the ice on the India-China standoff. The opportunity seems …Read More