China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi was in India briefly last week in the course of a whirlwind tour which took him also to Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nepal. These countries are India’s partners in the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation. But the country’s relationship with two of them
An occasional skirmish between patrol teams of India and China on their un-demarcated 3,440-kilometre-long border should ordinarily cause no alarm. But there are circumstances which require the two sides to act with circumspection. A few years ago, the Indian and Chinese armies, in an attempt to limit casualties in border
India now has a China problem more than the Pakistan problem on its hands. Beijing would want to keep India on tenterhooks by its activities, including military incursions, on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh and in Arunachal Pradesh. A full-blown war on the China front is unlikely because it does not help Beijing in
Indian and Chinese armies last week began pulling their armoured units back from one of several points along the 3,500-kilometre-long Line of Actual Control where they have been involved in a face-off for about 10 months.
China and India have announced the disengagement of troops along Line of Actual Control (LAC), at the southern and northern bank of the Pangong Tso Lake having commenced since February 10. It seems to be a positive step to mark the beginning
The 11th round of India China Corps Commander’s meeting has ended with good optics and pleasantly worded Press Information Bureau release, with no concrete agreement (if any) disseminated so far. Post disengagement of troops in Eastern Ladakh from
Even as Indian and Chinese soldiers on the disputed Himalayan border were digging in to spend the winter in high-altitude camps, the People’s Liberation Army said it had lodged a “solemn representations” with India expressing its “firm opposition”
Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar said New Delhi had a good relationship with major global powers except China, which he said had violated border management agreements. India’s ties with Russia had been extraordinarily steady despite turbulence in global politics over the war Ukraine, Jaishankar added, in an