New Delhi, Sep 29: The Indian Air Force is resolved to counter any misadventure, IAF Chief R K S Bhadauria said. The current security scenario along our northern frontier is at an uneasy no war, no peace status, he also said. Our defence forces are prepared for any eventuality, he also said on situation in Eastern Ladakh.
Air power will be a crucial enabler in our victory in any future conflict and the induction of the Rafale jets along with the Chinook, Apaches and other aircraft fleet has provided the IAF with substantial tactical capabilities, the IAF chief also said.
New Delhi, Sep 29: The Indian Army is all geared and does not want to take any chances with China.
Although both sides have decided to continue talking to reduce tensions along the Line of Actual Control, India will still not take any chances and hence has deployed T-90 and T-72 tanks with BMP-2 Infantry Combat Vehicles in the Chumar-Demchok area of East Ladakh at an altitude of 16 to 18 thousand feet, which is also at temperatures up to minus 40 degrees Celsius.
New Delhi, Sep 28: The winter is expected to take the turn for the worse after Diwali this year and the situation along the Line of Actual Control has not changed much as tensions increase between India and China.
This is going to be a test of endurance and the situation along the LAC remains tense, but under control. Sources tell OneIndia that the Indian Army is ready for the long winter ahead. It would be a test of endurance, the source said while adding that India has the advantage as it has been sitting on the glaciated heights of the Saltoro ridge since 1984.
New Delhi, Sep 23: A border row has been triggered between Nepal and China after the latter constructed 11 buildings in a part of the remote border district of Humla, reports in the Nepalese media say.
The border district of Humla is claimed by Nepal as its own territory. The construction of the buildings by the Chinese security and border forces have been reported to the Home Ministry of Nepal.
New Delhi, Sep 23: New Delhi is prepared for a long haul along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh, even as several more rounds of talks are set to take place with China.
A joint statement following the military commander level talks held on Monday said that both sides have agreed not to send more troops to the Ladakh front-line. There is no way for both sides to verify this on the ground as both sides would not share information collected through spatial intelligence, officials tell OneIndia.
New Delhi, Sep 23: India and China have agreed to stop sending more troops to the frontline, refrain from unilaterally changing the situation on the ground and avoid taking any action that may complicate the situation.
A joint statement issued a day after the military commanders of both sides met on Monday however had not reference to the restoration of status quo ante that existed along the Line of Actual Control before the Chinese unilaterally altered it in April.
New Delhi, Sep 22: The India-China military commander level talks began at 9.30 am on Monday and lasted until 10.30 pm.
Both sides talked hard and to avoid kinetic operations and look for a solution. However, both India and China remain deployed at the Line of Actual Control (LAC). While both sides adopted a hard line in negotiations, there has been no breakthrough after the marathon meeting.