Fully Deployed Army Force At LAC Is New Normal
After the constant tussle between India-China military, the fully deployed Indian and the Chinese army at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) is new normal. On March 18, Army General Manoj Pande said, "China had forwardly deployed 50,000 troops with heavy weaponry since the PLA transgressions in Galwan, Gogra-Hot Springs and Pangong-Tso on May 5, 2020. Similarly, Indian army is also deployed for the same to tackle the situation.
Tags: LAC, India-China, Military Force, Indian Army, Galwan Valley War
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Indian Govt Offers 18 Light Combat Aircraft To Malaysia
The Indian Government has offered to sell 18 light-combat aircraft (LCA) named "Tejas" to Malaysia, confirmed the defence ministry on August 5. The Ministry also said, after Malaysia, Argentina, Australia, Egypt, the United States, Indonesia, and the Philippines were also interested in the single-engine jet. Notably, the government last year gave a $6 billion contract to state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd for 83 Tejas jets, approved for… read-more
Tags: jets, Tejas, Indian government, Defence Ministry, LAC
Lt General PGK Menon Appointed As Military Secretary In Indian Army Headquarters
Lt. General PGK Menon has been appointed as the new Military secretary in Army Headquarters. Posted in the 17th battalion of Sikh Regiment, Lt. General Menon was appointed by the Military Secretary's Branch, which is responsible for promotion and appointments of cadres of the Indian Army. General Menon is currently part of 3 Division of the Army at Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, against China troops.
Tags: Indian Army, PGK Menon, Sikh Regiment, Military Secretary, LAC
New Satellite Images Reveal Second China-Built Enclave Near LAC
China has built a second enclave or cluster of at least 60 buildings in Arunachal Pradesh, according to new satellite photographs. It is located within India, approximately 6 kilometres from the Line of Actual Control (LAC) and the International Boundary, according to reports. "The location matching to the coordinates indicated in your question lies to the north of LAC (Line of Actual Control) in Chinese territory," the Indian Army stated.… read-more
Tags: Indian Army, China, Chinese army, LAC
13th Round Of Talks With China Doesn't Bear Fruit, Says Indian Army
Indian Army on October 11 said that the 13th round of talks with the Chinese Army didn't yield any good results to resolve the remaining issues along the LAC in Eastern Ladakh. Reportedly, India put the constructive suggestions in the meeting on October 10 but China neither agreed on them and nor provided any forward-looking proposals. However, India said China should take appropriate steps because it changed the status quo.
Tags: Indian Army, Talk, Chinese army, LAC
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Indian Army Intercepts 200 Chinese Soldiers At Arunachal Pradesh Border
In a major transgression, 200 Chinese soldiers tried to trespass in Arunachal Pradesh but they were stopped by Indian troops close to the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the state. Reportedly, the incident occurred last week during a routine patrol close to LAC. However, the matter was resolved through the intervention of local commanders. Besides, India asked China to resolve the remaining issues of eastern Ladakh soon.
Tags: LAC, Arunachal Pradesh, PLA Soldiers, Indian Army
Courtesy: India Today
If China Doesn't Go Back To LAC, Launch A War: Subramanian Swamy
BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on August 28 said that India should tell China that ''if you aren't going to go back to what was the original position in 1993, we'll go to war with you''. Speaking at a book launch, he also said India should not raise any conversation about Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Tibet as it raises tension. However, he said China has the ''audacity'' to occupy territories.
Tags: BJP, China, Subramanian Swamy, border, LAC
Courtesy: The Siasat Daily
PLA Troops Return To LAC At Gogra Post Friction Point
After a 15 month-long standoff, both Indian and Chinese troops have disengaged near Gogra Post in Eastern Ladakh, Patrolling Point 17A. This indicates that the PLA troop has returned to the Actual Line of Control. An understanding to call off the standoff at PP17A was reached during the July 31 Corps Commander talks. However, the other friction points at Hot Springs, Depsang Plains, and Demchok remain unresolved.
Tags: gogra post, PLA, disengagement, LAC
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Leh-Ladakh To Hold Anniversary Ceremony For Galwan Martyrs
A commemorative service honoring the Galwan Bravehearts will be held in the coming week, with the presiding commander of the Leh-based Fire and Fury Corps placing a wreath at the Leh Memorial. Due to an aggressive activities by the Chinese troops on June15-16, 2020 night, India lost its 20 soldiers at Galwan, Ladakh. However, this was the worst incident along the LAC between India and China in the last 45 years.
Tags: Galwan Valley, Leh, LAC, Indian Army
Courtesy: WION News
India, China To Establish Hotline For "Timely" Border Communication
India and China have agreed to establish a hotline, acknowledging the importance of "timely" communication in border crisis situations. The decision was an outcome of the 75-minute telephonic talk between foreign ministers of both the countries on February 25. The proposed hotline will be an add-on to the military hotline between the Indian Army’s Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) and China’s Western Theatre Command. Reportedly,… read-more
Tags: India-China, S Jaishankar, foreign Minister, Wang Yi, DGMO, LAC, Eastern Ladakh
Courtesy: The Hindu