India-China tensions: Eyes on Depsang as both sides plan no-patrol zone near Gogra

New Delhi, Aug 04: India and China have planned to establishing a no patrol zone at one of the friction points in Gogra Hotsprings-Kongka La sector.

This would come into effect in the next couple of days and the same was decided during the 12th military commander level talks held on Saturday. While this is a welcome move, China is yet to take the discussions forward regarding Demchok and Depsang. The Chinese PLA continues to maintain an overall aggressive posture at these points. India would continue to match the PLA’s strength here, sources tell OneIndia.

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Depsang to feature in next round of India-China talks

New Delhi, Feb 12: India will raise the issue of disengagement at the Depsang area in the next round of military commander level talks with China.

This would come after both sides agreed to disengage at the north and south banks of the Pangong Lake. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh had made a statement to this effect in both Houses of Parliament on Thursday.

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Next round of Indo-China talks to focus on Depsang, entire Eastern Ladakh region

New Delhi, Jan 27: During the military commander level talks between India and China held on Sunday, China’s proposal on troop withdrawal was rejected and India insisted that the disengagement should be simultaneous and step-by-step.

India also said that it would not agree to the proposal by the Chinese that their troops would withdraw to Finger 8 on the north bank of Pangong Tso after the Indian troops withdraw from the south bank of the lake. India also proposed that during the next meeting discussions must be held on the withdrawal by Chinese troops from Depsang Plains. 

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China yet to indicate plan on withdrawing from Pangong Tso, Depsang areas

New Delhi, Oct 01: With China not indicating its plan to withdraw from the contentious Pangong Tso and Depsang areas, there was no breaking through during the meeting of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination on India-China Border Affairs (WMCC).

Sources, however described to OneIndia that the talks were useful. Both sides also agreed to hold the 7th round of military commander level talks. This would help in working towards early disengagement of troops along of the Line of Actual Control (LAC). 

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Army assessment to top political leadership would speak about tricky situation along LAC

army-lacNew Delhi, June 26: Indian Army Chief General M M Naravane in his assessment of the situation along the Line of Actual Control has found that the situation is a tricky one.

In his briefing to the top political leadership, he is expected to speak about the sectors where the Indian soldiers hold forward positions along the Line of Actual Control that include Depsang, Gogra Post-Hot Springs, Pangong Tso, Galwan Valley, Chumar and Demchok. There are military negations on in some areas.

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