New Delhi, July 04: The Indian Army is making one of its largest deployment amidst the stand off with China. This is in response to the huge build up by the Chinese along the Line of Actual Control.
New Delhi, July 04: There has been massive global support for India in midst of the stand off with China. Japan was the latest to join the International community in extending support to India.
Japanese Ambassador on Friday said that it hopes for a peaceful resolution through dialogues. Japan opposes any unilateral attempts to change the status quo, Ambassador, Satoshi Suzuki tweeted. Japan itself is engaged in a row with the Chinese with regard to the Senkaku Islands.
Galwan Valley became a flash point on June 15, when a violent brawl broke out between Indian and Chinese soldiers.
20 Indian soldiers were martyred in the incident, while 35 Chinese soldiers were either killed or injured. The incident took place at a time when the soldiers of both sides are locked in a tense stand off with each other.
New Delhi, July 03: The decision to visit Leh amidst the border stand off with China was taken during a meeting held last evening with National Security Advisor (NSA), Ajit Doval.
The NSA was overseeing the last minute details of the visit by the Prime Minister and the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Bipin Rawat.
New Delhi, July 03: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi made a surprise visit to Ladakh amidst the tense stand off with China. His visit comes days after the violent clash that broke out between Indian and Chinese soldiers at the Galwan Valley on June 15.
The PM visited one of the forward locations in Nimu. He reached early this morning and interacted with the Army, IAF and ITBP personnel. The PM was also briefed by senior officers of the Army.
New Delhi, July 03: Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat is in the East Ladakh sector today to review the preparedness in the wake of the aggressive posturing by the Chinese Army.
He would also take stock of the situation and understand the proposed de-escalation and disengagement process at the four stand off points. Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh is expected to go to the western sector later.
New Delhi, July 03: There has been some amount of cooling off along the Line of Actual Control, where the Indian and Chinese armies are locked in stand off. There has been slight reduction of troops at the four friction zones. However there has been no let up in the mobilisation of forces by both countries.
New Delhi, July 02: Both India and China have agreed to restart the pullback at Galwan Valley and Hot Springs. It may be recalled that both sides had agreed on the pullback on June 2, but the process got derailed due to the violent brawl that took place on June 15.
While both sides are in agreement, there has however been no disengagement on the ground, sources tell OneIndia. Both sides during the talks held on Tuesday emphasised that there was a need to pullback. The modalities are being worked out, the source cited above said.
New Delhi, July 02: Pakistan is likely to step up hostilities, if China launches an offensive against India. This was told to the Parliamentary Standing Committee, by a senior official of the Indian Air Force in 2014.
This clearly indicates that if the tensions with China do not reduce, then India would fight a two front war. Officials however tell OneIndia that India is prepared for any eventuality is capable of wading of any threat from both sides.
New Delhi, July 01: The third senior military commander level talks that went on until late on Tuesday night at Chushul were held in a cordial atmosphere. Both sides discussed specifics of disengagement and de-escalation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).