Tuesday, 6 December, 2022
TopicIndia-China standoff

Topic: India-China standoff

Army to set up 3D-printed permanent defences against China at LAC amid infra push

Army has also pushed for massive road & tunnel construction in Ladakh as well as in Arunachal & Sikkim to strengthen its capability to quickly launch an operation and sustain forward troops.

A ‘normal’ LAC won’t end troubles for India. Shift focus to China’s dominance in Asia

Over the last two years, Indian officials have stressed that a multipolar world requires a multipolar Asia. But chasing multipolarity is a useless diversion.

Germany committed to Indo-Pacific but a bit preoccupied with Ukraine, says envoy Ackermann

In an interview to ThePrint, Philipp Ackermann said India does see Ukraine crisis as a violation of international law & order as it is experiencing the same issue on its 'northern border'.

Raising air power violation is China’s mind game. India’s challenge is to call the bluff

India's issue isn't only about providing resources to the armed forces, but that political leadership must move away from sloganeering to outcome-centric on reforms.

Eye on LAC, China plans to build highway through India-claimed Aksai Chin

The expressway could also go near the LAC flashpoint areas of Hot Springs, Depsang Plains & Galwan Valley

Beijing’s 25 fighter jets, upcoming airfields — India-China border row is far from over

At the Shangri-La dialogue, US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin accused China of carrying out 'provocative and destabilising military activity near Taiwan'.

Keep India-China ties on ‘right track’, says Chinese envoy, pushes for ‘win-win mentality’

Ambassador Sun Weidong was speaking on 72nd anniversary of establishment of diplomatic ties between China & India. The country is keen to have PM Modi visit for BRICS Summit.

Modi govt & armed forces should cut personnel by another 10%, not recruit to fill ‘deficit’

We're using quantity to compensate for quality, and India’s defence budget can't increase too much. Army has a chance to bring about long-term reforms.

Top military commanders take stock of LAC situation, war games likely to fine tune strategies

A meeting is being hosted by Army's Lucknow-based Central Command. Army's Northern & Eastern commanders and IAF's Western & Eastern commanders are taking part.

SubscriberWrites: Ladakh standoff needs strategic intervention. Clarity in communication crucial

In order to solve geopolitical fault lines between India and China, issues have to be addressed in the old fashioned way of traditional diplomacy, writes Jay Desai.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.