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India-China standoff LIVE: India never accepted 'unilaterally defined 1959 LAC', says MEA

By Anuj Cariappa
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New Delhi, Sep 30: Amid the ongoing standoff between India and China, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has asserted that India never accepted the so-called unilaterally defined 1959 Line of Actual Contro (LAC), adding that the position has been consistent and well known including to the Chinese.

The MEA said India urged China to "sincerely and faithfully" abide by all "agreements and understandings in their entirety and refrain from advancing an untenable unilateral interpretation of the LAC".

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1:01 PM, 30 Sep
To stabilise situation along LAC, WMCC talks between India-China talks soon
8:12 AM, 30 Sep
India and Chinese have been involved in commander talks ever since the Galwan Valley clash in June.
1:07 AM, 30 Sep
Indian Air Force chief Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria on Tuesday said the situation along the India-China border was that of "no war, no peace", but the military was prepared for any eventuality.
3:29 PM, 29 Sep
India will also upgrade its existing Heron fleet with satellite communications action capability. This would enhance its range as well as the surveillance capabilities amidst the military standoff with China at Ladakh.
8:32 AM, 29 Sep
India’s main stay in the stand-off weapons is the Brahmos air-to-air and air-to-surface cruise missile with its 300 kilogramme warhead which can take care of airstrips in Tibet and Xinjiang, or a warship in Indian Ocean.
12:14 AM, 29 Sep
Upping the country’s long-range defence, the Indian security forces have deployed subsonic missile Nirbhay to counter China’s missile deployment along the Line of Actual Control, according to reports.
12:28 PM, 28 Sep
GT says such hype only personifies India as a coward in a lion’s skin.
9:57 AM, 28 Sep
Today, the Chinese state media – the Global Times commented on media reports that the Indian Army could fire on Chinese soldiers of they come close.
8:15 AM, 28 Sep
A significant number of T-90 and T-72 tanks, artillery guns and infantry combat vehicles were flown into various sensitive areas including Chushul and Demchock sectors as part of the logistics operation, the sources said.
8:02 PM, 27 Sep
Almost all transport aircraft and helicopters of the Indian Air Force including C-130J Super Hercules and C-17 Globemaster were used to transport thousands of tonnes of food, fuel and other equipment to the region.
8:01 PM, 27 Sep
To deal with any Chinese misadventure, India has deployed over three additional Army divisions in eastern Ladakh where the temperature fluctuates between minus five to minus 25 degrees Celsius from October to January.
8:01 PM, 27 Sep
"By far it is the biggest logistics operation that has been implemented in Ladakh post Independence. Its scale is humongous," a senior military official told PTI on the condition of anonymity.
8:01 PM, 27 Sep
the Army transported large quantities of clothes, tents, food items, communication equipment, fuel, heaters and other supplies to army personnel deployed at forward posts and mountain passes at the height of over 16,000 feet.
8:01 PM, 27 Sep
A significant number of T-90 and T-72 tanks, artillery guns and infantry combat vehicles were flown into various sensitive areas including Chushul and Demchock sectors as part of the logistics operation.
12:57 PM, 27 Sep
Winters in Ladakh going to be harsh. We're absolutely in control as far as advanced winter stocking&forward winter stocking is concerned. High calorific&nutritious ration,fuel&oil,winter clothing&heating appliances all available in adequate numbers: Chief of Staff,14 Corps to ANI
12:56 PM, 27 Sep
Fire&Fury Corps is the only formation of Indian Army & also in world to have actually deployed mechanised forces in such harsh terrain.Maintenance of tanks, infantry combat vehicles & heavy guns is a challenge in this terrain: Maj Gen Arvind Kapoor, Chief of Staff,14 Corps to ANI
12:56 PM, 27 Sep
Indian Army deploys T-90 & T-72 tanks along with BMP-2 Infantry Combat Vehicles which can operate at temperatures up to minus 40 degree Celsius, near Line of Actual Control in Chumar-Demchok area in Eastern Ladakh. Note: All visuals cleared by competent authority on ground
10:13 PM, 26 Sep
"Don''t call out a match… before it is halfway through," the external affairs minister added.
10:12 PM, 26 Sep
"We need to have trust in our armed forces and their ability to secure our interests, and frankly in the ability of the system, I mean both military commanders and the diplomatic channels, in negotiating with the Chinese," he said.
10:12 PM, 26 Sep
"I understand the compulsions on media to know everything yesterday, unfortunately, real life is a little bit different. So, this is about national security. This is a very complicated ground situation out there," he said.
10:11 PM, 26 Sep
"I understand the compulsions on media to know everything yesterday, unfortunately, real life is a little bit different. So, this is about national security. This is a very complicated ground situation out there," he said.
10:10 PM, 26 Sep
"I understand the compulsions on media to know everything yesterday, unfortunately, real life is a little bit different. So, this is about national security. This is a very complicated ground situation out there," he said.
10:10 PM, 26 Sep
Asked about the situation at the border in eastern Ladakh, Jaishankar told Times Now in an interview: "You know this is going to play out. There will be things which China has done. There will be responses that India has made...There are actually negotiations on the way."
10:09 PM, 26 Sep
Jaishankar said there is also a need to have trust in the ability of the system -- both military commanders and the diplomatic channels -- in negotiating with the Chinese.
10:08 PM, 26 Sep
Amid the border standoff with China in eastern Ladakh, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday said it was an ongoing issue and "we need to have trust in our armed forces and their ability to secure our interests".
7:08 PM, 26 Sep
In its journey towards progress, India wants to learn from the world as well as share its own experiences with the world. I am confident that on the occasion of its 75th anniversary, the United Nations and its member countries will endeavour with a strong commitment to maintain the relevance of this great institution: PM Modi.
6:58 PM, 26 Sep
In India, the rights of transgenders are also being secured through necessary legal reforms: PM Modi addressing United Nations General Assembly.
6:54 PM, 26 Sep
Large scale efforts are being made in India to promote women entrepreneurship & leadership. Indian women, today, are biggest beneficiaries of world's largest micro financing scheme. India is one of those countries where women are provided paid maternity leave of 26 weeks: PM Modi.
6:53 PM, 26 Sep
In the changed circumstances of the post-pandemic era, we are moving forward with the vision of 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat'. A self-reliant India will also be a force multiplier for the global economy: PM Modi addressing UNGA.
6:53 PM, 26 Sep
India will not hesitate in raising its voice against the enemies of humanity, human race and human values – these include terrorism, smuggling of illegal weapons, drugs and money-laundering: PM Modi at UNGA
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