Tag Archives: India

  • Former Indian diplomat criticises Dalai Lama for silence on Chinese incursion in India

    Stobdan said that the Dalai Lama should declare that these lands belong to India. "We let him establish a Tibetan government in Dharamshala. He should issue a clarification that the land claimed by China belongs to India and not Tibet." ...

  • India extends lockdown in high-risk zones, to allow partial reopening elsewhere

    India extended its coronavirus lockdown until 30 June in high-risk zones but permitted restaurants, malls and religious buildings to reopen elsewhere from June 8 despite a record high number of cases detected nationwide on Saturday. ...

  • ‘China Doesn’t See Us as Friends’: Patel’s Letter to Nehru in 1950

    These are some of the questions which occur to my mind. It is possible that a consideration of these matters may lead us into wider questions of our relationship with China, Russia, America, Britain and Burma. ...

  • India sidesteps Trump offer to mediate on China, says in talks with Beijing

    India is in talks with China to deal with the most serious military standoff on their disputed border in recent years, the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, sidestepping US President Donald Trump’s offer to mediate. ...

  • Trump offers to mediate ‘raging’ India-China border dispute

    US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had offered to mediate a standoff between India and China at the border, where soldiers camped out in a high-altitude region have accused each other of trespassing over the disputed border. ...

  • India among 10 worst-hit COVID-19 nations as cases jump; air travel reopens

    India on Monday posted its biggest single-day jump in cases of COVID-19, overtaking Iran to become one of the 10 worst-hit nations, even as the government allowed domestic air travel to restart. ...

  • China brings in more troops into Ladakh, India keeps aggressive posture

    Chinese military is fast increasing the presence of its troops in areas around Pangong Tso lake and Galwan valley along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh, sending a clear signal that it was not ready to end its confrontation with India. ...

  • Cyclone Amphan loss estimated at $13 billion in India

    A powerful cyclone that tore through India’s eastern state of West Bengal this week has caused a damage of 1 trillion rupees ($13 billion) to infrastructure and crops, state officials said. ...

  • Cyclone kills at least 82 in India and Bangladesh, flooding lowlands

    The most powerful cyclone to strike eastern India and Bangladesh in over a decade killed at least 82 people, officials said, as rescue teams scoured devastated coastal villages on Thursday, hampered by torn down power lines and flooding. ...

  • US warns India of China ‘aggression’ at border

    The United States on Wednesday accused China of employing border clashes with India to try to shift the status quo, and encouraged New Delhi to resist. Indian and Chinese troops have engaged in a growing number of brawls at their border. ...