New Delhi, Jan 25: The Indian Army has clarified that there were several queries regarding a face off between the Indian Army and the PLA troops in the Sikkim border.
It has been clarified that there was a minor face-off at the Naku La area of Northern Sikkim on January 20th. The same was resolve3d y the local commanders as per established protocols, the Army clarified.
New Delhi, Jan 19: There has been no withdrawal by the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) troops from the friction points, even as both India and China prepare for the 9th round of military commander level talks.
India is prepared for a long haul and would be extremely cautious when the snow melts in March. Meanwhile the Chinese continue to build infrastructure near the various friction points.
New Delhi, Jan 05: In its year end review of major developments, the Defence Ministry said that the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) escalated the situation in the sensitive Ladakh theatre by using unorthodox weapons and also amassed a large number of troops along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
The review published on January 1 said that the Indian Army assisted by the Indian Air Force mobilised troops, accretionary forces, artillery guns, tanks and ammunition at a swift pace to deal with the emerging situation.
New Delhi, Dec 21: General Zhao Zongqi, seen as the man responsible for the military standoff with India in eastern Ladakh has been moved out from the People’s Liberation Army’s powerful Western Theatre Command. He has been replaced by General Zhang Xudong, who has never served along the Indian border.
This development has sparked hope in India and it is been seen as a development that is not anti-India. General Zhao was the one who had also engineered the 2017 Doklam conflict with India. He has been a hardliner against both India and Bhutan.
New Delhi, Oct 13: India has made it clear to China that its People’s Liberation Army (PLA) would have to step back first and it stepped forward first.
Although there is no official word on the outcome of the meet, sources tell OneIndia that although there was no major breakthrough, continuing talks has ensured that there has been no further escalation at a time when the situation is already tense.
New Delhi, Sep 10: In response to the intimidating military moves by China, India has moved its front-line tanks and infantry combat vehicles to the strategic heights held by its soldiers on the southern bank of Pangong Tso.
The People’s Liberation Army is parading it tank squadrons, mechanised infantry squads in addition to thousands of soldiers to threaten the Indian Army. It may be recalled that India had prevented the PLA from grabbing Indian territory on August 29.
New Delhi, Sep 08: The situation remains very tense following a scuffle between the Indian Army and PLA on the Rezang-La-Rechin La ridgeline. The incident took place after China chose to unilaterally change the status quo south of Pangong Tso, a source told OneIndia.
New Delhi, Aug 17: India will continue to maintain a firm position on the disengagement demand by the Chinese PLA. No demand will be met until status quo ante is restored, officials familiar with the developments tell OneIndia.
It is quite clear that the transgressions that began in May had the approval of the Chinese Central Military Commission headed by Secretary, Xi Jinping. This is because it involved both the Tibetan and Xinjiang district as troops were inducted from outside the Western Theatre Command.