New Delhi, Jan 11: India and China have maintained communication at the ground level to avoid any “misunderstandings and misjudgments” even as discussions continue for achieving complete disengagement in all friction areas, the Ministry of External Affairs said.
However senior officials tell OneIndia that the disengagement process is expected to take longer. This is because of the upcoming 100 year anniversary celebrations of the Chinese Communist Party planned in July. President Xi Jinping would want to showcase a strong position. Moreover the standoff with India along the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh, provides President Xi, the perfect opportunity to divert the nation’s attention from the poor handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Delhi, Nov 27: The stalemate between India and China continues as both countries are yet to agree on the modalities for the proposed troop disengagement along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh.
The talks between the military commanders have been stalled and there is no clarity as yet on the pullback. China is yet to get back on the dates for the next round of talks, sources tell OneIndia.
New Delhi, Oct 16: Both India and China have exchanged proposals on the disengagement process along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh. Sources tell OneIndia that India is looking for a comprehensive disengagement that covers all friction points.
Foreign Minister S Jaishankar whole addressing a conclave hinted that that something was on. He said that discussions are on and what is going on is something confidential between us and the Chinese.
New Delhi, Oct 15: India is looking into the proposals made by China amidst the border row. India received a new set of proposals to restart the withdrawal of troops from the friction points alone the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh.
These proposals were reviewed at a meeting of Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval. China had during the corps commander level talks conveyed to India its new disengagement proposal.
New Delhi, Oct 14: India and China had sincere, in-depth and constructive exchange of views on disengagement along LAC, the Indian Army said following the 7th round of the corps commander level talks. Both sides held that discussions were constructive and marked by enhanced understanding of each other’s positions.
India and China agree to maintain dialogue and communication through military and diplomatic channels. It was agreed at Sino-India talks to maintain dialogue for mutually acceptable solution for disengagement as early as possible, the Indian Army also said.
New Delhi, Oct 12: There appears to be no immediate intent by the People’s Liberation Army to disengage or de-escalate the tensions in Ladakh. The PLA has started rotating its troops on the north banks of Pangong Tso and this suggests the intent of China.
There is a risk of a flare up as the PLA would look to occupy positions south of Pangong Tso, the moment the Indian Army vacates. The PLA has moved an additional brigade north of Pangong Tso to rotate troops from finder four, officials tell OneIndia.
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 22: India has once again reiterated to China and said that it expects complete disengagement from the friction points.
During the military commander level talks held on Monday, India told China to disengage from Pangong Tso, Chushul and Gogra Hot Springs. Further India also sought for the finalisation of a roadmap for Des-escalation along the entire frontier in Eastern Ladakh.