India and China are truly at crossroads: Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar outlined eight broad principles and three ‘mutuals’ to mend strained ties between India and China, and said the two countries are truly at crossroads and their choices will have ‘profound repercussions’, not just for them but for the entire world. Continue Reading

Editorial: Let peace prevail

Kudos to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar for outlining broader ideas to mend strained ties between India and China. He said the two countries are truly at crossroads and their choices will have profound repercussions, not just for them but for the entire world. Continue Reading

Editorial: In and around

Army Chief General M M Naravane Tuesday said Pakistan and China formed a ‘potent threat’, and the ‘threat of collusion’ could not be wished away. Addressing an annual press conference in New Delhi, General Naravane said Indian forces would have to be prepared to deal with a ‘two-front’ threat scenario as there was ‘increasing cooperation’ between China and Pakistan in both military and non-military sectors. Continue Reading

Editorial: Happy deal

Amid the ongoing India-China standoff in eastern Ladakh along Line of Actual Control (LAC), the United States has approved India’s request to buy $ 90 million worth of equipment, spare parts and logistical support for its fleet of C-130J Super Hercules cargo aircraft. Continue Reading

Editorial: Walk the talk

In the wake of China’s reluctance to carry on with the disengagement process in the Ladakh region, India and China Friday held a fresh round of online diplomatic talks under the framework of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination (WMCC) on border affairs. Continue Reading

Despite truce talks, China continues military build up along border

Even as India and China are holding talks to defuse the border tension triggered by the violent clash at Galwan Valley on 15 June, the latter continues military build up along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh sector, reports said. Continue Reading

Japan corners China on Senkakus Island

A week after Chinese troops initiated a violent attack on Indian soldiers over the disputed Line of Actual Control in Ladakh, Japan began the legal process of complete integration of an island chain that Beijing has for long set its eyes on. Continue Reading

US media hails India, says China provoked a ‘nationalist tiger’

The US media has said China has provoked the ‘Indian nationalist tiger’ by engaging in a face-off with Indian Army personnel in which 20 soldiers were killed. Continue Reading