China's strategic missteps can have dangerous consequences for Indo Pacifc region (Photo: Twitter)

China's strategic missteps can have dangerous consequences for Indo Pacifc region

Beijing should be wise enough in realizing the dangerous impact of its using pugnacious responses to Pelosi’s visit that can risk greater backfiring from its strategic adversaries in the future

With eye on China, India's armed forces incorporate AI systems in three services

In view of China’s build-up all along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) till Arunachal Pradesh, it is just as well that India is pursuing efforts to equip its armed forces with AI-backed systems

Pelosi’s Taiwan trip: upholding values of democracy over autocracy

A new spectrum of tactical competition has begun in the Indo Pacific, and it requires more than threats and deterrence to determine the path and pattern of the conflict; it needs wisdom and strategic foresight by all the players in playing both the short and long game with both conventional and new tools of war and diplomacy

Sharpening China Watch: Indian Army seeks to up language and knowledge expertise on China

The Indian Army’s notification in July 2022 inviting applications from persons fluent in Mandarin to properly communicate with the Chinese military along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) is a beginning in fulfilling a decades-long important requirement

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China opposes ‘unilateral actions’ to resolve Kashmir; raises security concerns with Pakistan over the safety of CPEC projects

China opposes “unilateral action” in resolving the Kashmir issue that could “complicate” the situation and suggested it should be resolved, properly and peacefully, "based on the UN Charter, relevant Security Council resolutions, and bilateral agreements”, hours after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan met Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday in Beijing

Blinken to meet Jaishankar, to discuss China and Indo Pacific challenges

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will meet Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to “reaffirm our vitally important strategic partnership” when they are in Australia for a meeting of the foreign ministers of the Quad next week, according to Daniel Kritenbrink, the Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia and the Pacific

China's bridge over Ladakh lake Is 'illegal occupation', says India

The Chinese bridge across the disputed territory of Pangong Lake in Eastern Ladakh is being built in an illegally held area, the Indian government told Parliament on Friday

Pakistan PM begins China visit for investment push, amid diplomatic boycott of Winter Olympics by West and India

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan reached Beijing on a four-day visit to China where he will also take part in the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games which is facing a diplomatic boycott from the West and India for different reasons

China lost twice as many soldiers as India in Galway Valley clash in June 2020; Australian journalist says many PLA troopers got washed away

Amid fresh political and diplomatic friction between India and China over their June 2020 border clashes, "first-hand accounts deleted from the Chinese social media", and revealed by an investigative Australian newspaper, says China had lost 42 soldiers in that clash -- many more than the four it had then claimed

Chinese soldier who fought Indians in Ladakh is honored as torchbearer in Beijing Winter Olympics

A Chinese soldier involved in the Galwan Valley clash in Eastern Ladakh in 2020 has been hailed as a "hero" and took part in the traditional torch relay of the Beijing Winter Olympics on Wednesday, a move that is seen as a provocative action against India

You have made a 'massive blunder' on China, opposition leader Rahul Gandhi tells PM Modi

In a trenchant attack on the Modi government and its foreign and domestic policies, opposition leader Rahul Gandhi Wednesday took to the floor of parliament to accuse Prime Minister Narendra Modi of making a "massive blunder" in its stance on China, saying this "posed a very serious threat to the Indian nation"

Indian teen was given electric shocks in Chinese custody, alleges father

The Indian teenager who was allegedly abducted by the Chinese PLA from Arunachal Pradesh was reunited with his family, an official said on Tuesday, but his father alleged that his son was tied and kept blindfolded for more than a week and given a "mild electric shock" by his captors

China working 'closely' with India to resolve border problem at earliest; oppose third party interference, says China to US

China has said it will work “closely” with India to properly handle the ongoing border tension as it strongly criticised the United States for saying it was concerned by Beijing’s attempts to coerce its neighbours, including India

Chinese PLA hands over missing Indian teen to Indian Army

This is one India-China story in recent times that has had a happy conclusion

PLA responded positively in tracing missing Indian youth, says Indian minister; urges restraint in statements

India's Law Minister Kiren Rijiju Wednesday said that a hotline was exchanged between the Indian Army and China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) on Republic Day regarding the Arunachal Pradesh teenager who was allegedly reported as kidnapped by the PLA a week ago from Indian territory

Missing Indian teenager found by Chinese PLA; will be sent back

The 17-year-old Indian youth who had gone missing near the Line of Actual Control (LAC) between India and China in northeast India's Arunachal Pradesh has been located by the Chinese Army and due procedure is being followed to bring him back to the country, NDTV said quoting news agency ANI

Indian Army seeks Chinese PLA's help to locate missing teen

The Indian Army has sought the assistance of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) to locate a missing local teenager on their side and return him as per established protocol, sources in the defence establishment told PTI news agency on Thursday

China to donate 1 million tonnes of rice to Sri Lanka, as Colombo makes most of competing benevolence

Crisis-ridden Sri Lanka has been looking for emergency assistance from both of its closest allies, India and China, and taking full advantage of their competing strategic interests in the country

Chinese PLA has kidnapped Indian teen, alleges Indian MP

China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) has kidnapped an Indian teenager from inside the Indian territory in Arunachal Pradesh's Upper Siang district, state MP Tapir Gao said on Wednesday


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