#India China Border Issues

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Last year's massive power outage in Mumbai was apparently a result of an online intrusion by China. (Photo Credit: Unsplash/Representative)

  • A recent report by Recorded Future has in detail reported the campaign conducted by a China-linked threat activity group
  • The company had notified the concerned Indian government departments before the publication of intrusion
  • Last year on October 12, a massive power outage happened in Mumbai due to a grid failure

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
India and China have pulled back troops and weapons from North and South banks of Pangong Tso. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • The tenth round of Corps Commander-level talks began at 10 am at the Moldo border point
  • During the talks, India insisted on a faster disengagement process in areas like Hot Springs, Gogra and Depsang
  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh had announced in Parliament that India and China had agreed on disengagement

.Beijing, China
Indian and Chinese troops and tanks disengage from the banks of Pangong lake area in eastern Ladakh where they had been deployed opposite each other for almost ten months now. (PTI File Photo)

  • China's Central Military Commission has honoured five soldiers who died in Galwan clashes
  • China will commemorate their contributions to the nation for defending national sovereignty and territory
  • This is the first acknowledgement of casualties on their side during the June 20 clashes  

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A K Antony warned that the government is not understanding the importance of this disengagement and creation of the buffer zone. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Congress leader A K Antony said the increase in defence budget this year is meagre and insignificant
  • He said it was saddening that the government was not giving proper priority to national security
  • According to him disengagement should not be done at the cost of national security

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of handing over Indian territory to China. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • The Ministry of Defence said India has prevented any unilateral change in the status quo
  • It said that permanent posts of both sides at north bank of Pangong Tso are longstanding
  • Rahul Gandhi asked what has India gained from the troops moving back 

.Rajasthan, India
Rahul Gandhi on Friday accused PM Narendra Modi of handing over Indian territory to China. (Photo Credit: Facebook/@RahulGandhi)

  • "The PM is a coward who cannot stand up to the Chinese," Rahul Gandhi said
  • On Thursday, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that India and China have agreed on disengagement in east Ladakh
  • Indian and Chinese troops had been in a tense stand-off in Ladakh since June 15, 2020

.Ladakh
Tussle between India and China in Eastern Ladakh has been going on since June, 2020. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • The clip show Indian and Chinese soldiers signing documents and shaking hands
  • Further visuals show tanks of both countries leaving the area
  • On Thursday, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh announced the agreement of disengagement between the two sides

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh gives his statement at Lok Sabha on the prolonged India-China stand off in eastern Ladakh. (PTI Photo)

  • "Our objective was to effect disengagement and maintain status quo along the LAC so as to restore peace and tranquillity"
  • Our Armed Forces responded to challenges by unilateral Chinese action: Rajnath Singh in Lok Sabha
  • "India has told China that both sides will follow all the agreements made by them"

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday briefed the Rajya Sabha on the situation along the LAC in eastern Ladakh. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • India and China have agreed on disengagement at the north and south banks of Pangong Lake, Rajnath Singh said
  • Both countries will remove forward deployments in a "phased, coordinated and verified manner," he said
  • "China is also aware of our resolve to protect the sovereignty of the country," Singh said in the Rajya Sabha

.Ladakh
India and China have held various Commander-level talks to diffuse the tension in eastern Ladakh. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • The Chinese and Indian troops began disengagement from February 10: China
  • There was no comment from the Indian side on the statement made by the Chinese defence ministry
  • The militaries of China and India have been engaged in a tense standoff in eastern Ladakh since early May last year