In a rebuttal of interpretations of PM Narendra Modi’s “no intruder on our land” comment as a validation of China’s claims to Indian territory, the PMO on Saturday said the remarks were made in the specific context of the Indian Army’s successful resistance on June 16 to PLA’s attempt to erect structures across the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Galwan Valley area in Ladakh. …read more

PM Narendra Modi’s no-intrusion-no-encroachment-in-Ladakh remark touched off strong reactions from Congress, Left parties and Samajwadi Party, who said it will have serious repercussions for India’s territorial integrity vis-a-vis China. They cited China’s assertion over Galwan Valley following the PM’s remark to support their claim. …read more

China’s claim on the Galwan Valley is unacceptable and not in accordance with its own position in the past, the government said in a strong rebuttal of Beijing’s late night statement on Friday in which it said the area which witnessed a brutal clash between Indian and Chinese troops on the night of June 15 was on its side of LAC. …read more

​Security forces killed a terrorist, allegedly of Hizbul Mujahideen, in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Saturday afternoon. Two of his aides were still believed to be trapped in a hideout in the orchards of Lokhdipora there, said a cop, adding that the anti-terror operation was under way till late in the evening. …read more