New Delhi, Oct 30: The new 20 Riyal banknote issued by Saudi Arabia depicts Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh outside the territory of India and this has irked India.
New Delhi has lodged a protest with Saudi Arabia and asked it to immediately withdraw the banknote and reissue it with the correct map of India. Spokesperson, Ministry of External Affairs, Anurag Srivastava said, “we have seen the banknote which gives an incorrect depiction of India’s external territorial boundaries. New Delhi has asked Saudi Arabia to take urgent corrective measures in this regard.”
New Delhi, Oct 13: A Parliamentary panel will visit the Ladakh sector to get first hand insights into the aspects related to high altitude clothing for soldiers at a time when India and China are locked in a standoff.
The members of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) headed by Congress MP, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury are expected to visit Leh on October 28-29. It may be recalled that Chowdhary wrote to the Lok Sabha speaker, Om Birla suggesting that the PAC visit the Ladakh sector to interact with soldiers deployed there and also understand their working conditions.
New Delhi, Sep 21: The People’s Liberation Army has mobilised four of the five of its military theatre commands.
Reports have suggested that live-firing drills and exercises from the East China Sea, the Yellow Sea to the South China Sea were a diversion for its aggression in Ladakh. A report in the Nikkei Asian Review said that the PLA mobilised its Southern Theatre Command, which oversees the South China Sea, Northern Theatre Command, which oversees the Korean Peninsula and the Eastern Theatre Command, which oversees Japan and Taiwan.
New Delhi, Sep 08: The Indian government has embarked upon a multi-pronged strategy to strengthen the border management along the international border with China.
India would launch schemes that would be aimed at improving the standard of living of the people in those areas where they can important stakeholders in border management. Secretary of the border management wing of the home ministry Sanjeev Kumar had visited Ladakh to monitor the implementation of the border area development scheme.
New Delhi, Sep 02: The aggression in Ladakh, South China Sea are seen as attempts by China to divert attention from domestic issue. President Xi Jinping is also flexing his muscles to bolster his standing at home.
A phrase commonly used in the Chinese state run media is Wold Warriors and this represents a completely different type of diplomacy by the foreign representatives of China, who had a bland approach in the past.
New Delhi, Sep 01: The situation continues to remain tense in Ladakh and both the Indian and Chinese armies are matching each other in strength.
The counter offensive by the Indian side has ensured that its troops are dominating the heights along its side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC). While there was no clash that took place on Saturday after, officials are not ruling out a possibility of escalation, officials tell OneIndia.
New Delhi, Aug 15: The entire world saw what India is capable of in Ladakh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his Independence Day address at the Red Fort today.
Every inch of land from the Line of Control to the Line of Actual Control will be protected the PM also said, without making a reference to any country. Our Army has paid back everyone in their own coin, the PM also added.