Saturday, May 15, 2021

India

LAC Standoff: Indian Options Are ‘Bad, To Worse To Downright Ugly’

India’s options to vacate the occupation of large portions of its territory by China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) along the disputed Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh, vary from ‘bad, to worse to downright ugly”, claim two...

India Passes Law Making Compulsory Teaching of Hindu Ramayana and Gita in Islamic Madrassas

Muslim clerics have slammed mandatory teaching of Hindu epics in autonomous seminaries and educational institutions as a move to "Hinduize" India. The NIOS, which provides courses at primary, secondary and senior levels, and follows standards similar to those of national and state education boards, said it would initially launch the program with 100 madrasas, extending to 500 in the future.

Indian Defence Minister admits that China is stopping Indian troops patrolling some areas of...

There are at least 10 patrolling points along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh that have been blocked by Chinese troops.

China firm, LAC heading for LoC-like festering zone

The seventh round of military talks between India and China failed to achieve a breakthrough on the border standoff, triggering apprehensions that the Ladakh frontier could now become a permanently contested militarised zone akin to Jammu and Kashmir.

Indian police arrest APHC leader Farooq Tawheedi in IOK

after arresting Farooq Tawheedi, he was shifted to a police station in Sopore.

China’s envoy announces rollout of Covid-19 support for India through Red Cross, India rebuffs...

India has so far rebuffed offers of Covid-19-related assistance from only two countries – Pakistan and China.