Indian Army repelled a Chinese intrusion at Arunachal Pradesh

New Delhi, Oct 08: A tense standoff took place between India and China after troops of the latter transgressed in Arunachal Pradesh. The incident took place last week across the Line of Actual Control.

A source tells OneIndia that in this area Chinese incursions have taken place several times. Both sides disengaged after a physical engagement took place. It lasted a few hours, the source also said.

No damage was reported to the Indian defence sector and unverified reports say that some Chinese soldiers may have been detained, following the incident. Both sides undertake patrolling activities up to their line of perception, the source said while also adding that there is a difference in perception of the Line of Actual Control in this area.

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12th round of India-China talks underway, will focus on Hot Springs, Gogra

New Delhi, July 31: The 12th round of the India-China commander level talks got underway at 10.30 today.

The talks are aimed at cooling off tensions between the two sides who are locked in a tense standoff along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh.

The talks between the two sides will take place Moldo on the Chinese side at 10.30 am. The last time the two sides held talks was on April 9. Sources familiar with the developments tell OneIndia that both sides would try and work out disengagement at Hot Springs and Gogra.

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Discussions on for next round of talks as ground reality along LAC being monitored: Air Chief

New Delhi, June 19: Air Force Chief R K S Bhaduria said that discussions are on for the next round of talks with China amidst the tense standoff along the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh. 

The Air Chief also said that while discussions are on for the next round of talks, the ground reality is also being monitored in terms of current leftover locations, deployments or any changes. We are taking all required actions on our part, he further added. 

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As harsh winter subsides, China enhances military activity along LAC

New Delhi, May 05: China is now reinforcing its military positions and rotating troops along the Line of Actual Control. This means that China is showing no intent of de-escalation along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh where it is locked in a stand-off with India for over a year now.

While many would have hoped that the harsh winter would lead to a de-escalation, the Chinese are not converting temporary structures, helipads and surface to air missile positions it had set up last year into permanent positions.

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Stalemate continues along LAC as India-China fail to reach pact on disengagement

New Delhi, Apr 11: The stalemate continues along the Line of Actual Control at easter Ladakh after the military commanders of India and China failed to reach a consensus. 

On Friday, the military commanders of both sides held a meeting that began at 10.30 am and ended at 11.30 pm. The Chinese side did not agree to pull back troops at patrolling posts 15, 17 and 17A in the Hot Springs-Gogra-Kongka La areas. 

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Be it LAC or LoC, why NSA Ajit Doval gets top billing in national security planning

New Delhi, Feb 26: There have been positive developments both along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) and Line of Control (LoC) in the past few weeks.

There was disengagement at the north and south banks of the Pangong lake. In a joint statement India and Pakistan said that the ceasefire was being maintained at the Line of Control since the midnight of February 24. 

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No significant breakthrough during Indo-China talks, but proposals to be taken forward

New Delhi, Feb 22: India and China exchanged proposals on outstanding issues alone the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh during the 10th round of military commander level talks held on Saturday. 

These proposals will be taken forward during the meetings at the political level. Both sides agreed to to continue with talks which will take place at various levels. During the talks the discussion was largely centred around Depsang Plains, Gogra and Hot Springs, which have remained friction points. 

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Rapid disengagement at LAC as Chinese dismantle tents, move back armoured vehicles

New Delhi, Feb 16: The Chinese PLA is in the process of a second round of disengagement at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh. The date of the next meeting of the military commanders is yet to be fixed. However the disengagement as decided in the last meeting is taking place as per plan.

The disengagement at the north and south banks of Pangong Lake is expected to be completed by Friday, official familiar with the developments tell OneIndia. 

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Standing our ground: How India’s national security planners ensured disengagement at LAC

New Delhi, Feb 12: There have been some positive developments along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh with both India and China agreeing to disengage. In a surprise move, the Chinese PLA had withdrawn over 200 main battle tanks from the south banks of the Pangong Tso.

The PLA also positioned no less than 100 heavy vehicles to ferry its troops from fingers of the north banks to Srijap sector, east of Finger 8.

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