Union defence secretary G Mohan Kumar on Thursday met Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu here and discussed issues related to land acquisition for defence purposes
India moved to upgrade its defence infrastructure along the border with China, announcing the construction of two Advanced Landing Grounds (ALG) at Tawang and Dirang in Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday, a day after Beijing gave its own names to six places in the northeastern state.
THE recent visit of the Dalai Lama to Arunachal Pradesh produced a hysterical reaction from China. The foreign office officially protested against the visit.
Responding to the Dalai Lama’s recent Tawang visit, the Chinese government has released “standardised“ Chinese names of six towns in Arunachal Pradesh
Within days of the Dalai Lama’s visit, China has reinforced its claims to Arunachal Pradesh by naming six places in the state in standardised Chinese characters, Tibetan and Roman alphabet letters.
IT TOOK the Dalai Lama four days on a treacherous 500-km road, after his helicopter couldn’t take off due to bad weather, to get to Tawang.
Arunachal Pradesh is not Indian territory but is a disputed part of the Sino-Indian border, China said on Wednesday, adding that by allowing the 14th Dalai Lama to visit the region, New Delhi has violated its commitments on Tibet and the border dispute.
Amid Beijing’s strident protests, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Wednesday said that India has never used him against China and urged that country to give Tibet meaningful “self-rule” and “autonomy”
Amid a row over the Dalai Lama’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh, the government today asked China not to interfere in its internal affairs, saying it respects the “One-China” policy and expects Beijing to reciprocate