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India

Sanjeev Miglani

China begins pulling back troops near site of India border clash, Indian sources say

06 Jul 2020

NEW DELHI/BEIJING China began pulling back troops from along its contested border with India on Monday, Indian government sources said, following a clash between the two countries last month in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed.

Indian soldiers unarmed and caught by surprise in China clash, families say

06 Jul 2020

NEW DELHI Indian soldiers who died in close combat with Chinese troops last month were unarmed and surrounded by a larger force on a steep ridge, Indian government sources, two soldiers deployed in the area and families of the fallen men said.

Modi rallies troops at China border, as Beijing urges caution

03 Jul 2020

NEW DELHI/ BEIJING Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew on Friday into the northern border region where Indian and Chinese troops are locked in a stand-off, and said the military stood ready to defend his country.

India clears purchase of Russian combat jets worth $2.4 billion

02 Jul 2020

NEW DELHI India's government on Thursday approved the purchase of 33 Russian fighter jets and upgrades to another 59 planes, acting to beef up its air force at a time when the military is locked in a border stand-off with China.

Indian PM Modi shuts Weibo account after banning Chinese apps

02 Jul 2020

HONG KONG/NEW DELHI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has deleted his account on Sina Weibo, China's answer to Twitter, an Indian government source and the company said, as tensions between the two countries continue to simmer over a border skirmish.

India must raise Tibet issue with China, says exiled leader

29 Jun 2020

NEW DELHI The political leader of Tibetans in exile on Monday urged India to take a more prominent role in resolving the Tibetan issue with China, an appeal that could further inflame tensions between the two Asian giants.

India seeks extradition from Pakistan of suspected Mumbai attack mastermind

29 Jun 2020

NEW DELHI India is seeking the extradition of a top Pakistan militant suspected to have planned the 2008 Mumbai attacks after the United States said last week he was living freely in Pakistan, government officials said on Sunday.

Satellite images show new Chinese structures near site of border clash with India

25 Jun 2020

SINGAPORE/NEW DELHI China appears to have added new structures near the site of a deadly border clash with India in the western Himalayas, fresh satellite pictures show, heightening concerns about further flare-ups between the nuclear-armed neighbours.

China-India border clash stokes contrasting domestic responses

23 Jun 2020

BEIJING/NEW DELHI The skirmish between Chinese and Indian troops over a long-disputed border this month is being treated in New Delhi as the country's worst diplomatic crisis in decades even as it is downplayed by Beijing.

India, China commanders meet after border clash amid calls for boycott of Chinese goods

22 Jun 2020

NEW DELHI Indian and Chinese military commanders met on Monday to try to ease tensions at their disputed Himalayan border as the public mood hardened in India for a military and economic riposte following the worst clash in more than five decades.

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