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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at the Army Commanders’ Conference, in New Delhi.(PTI)

‘Talks with China to continue, Indian troops standing firm’: Rajnath Singh

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 05:34 AM IST
The border row is in its sixth month and efforts to disengage and de-escalate have yielded no results. The 8th round of military talks between corps commander-ranked officers from the two armies is expected to be held shortly to reduce border tensions.
The commanders are expected to meet for the eighth round of talks by next week. (AP photo)
The commanders are expected to meet for the eighth round of talks by next week. (AP photo)

Task of China talks is troops’ ‘comprehensive disengagement’, says India

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2020 10:48 PM IST
The disengagement and de-escalation process has not moved forward despite several meetings of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination (WMCC) on border affairs and the senior military commanders of the two sides.
A group of villagers from Chushul carrying water and other supplies for Indian troops on the higher reaches.(https://www.facebook.com/konchok.stanzin6717)
A group of villagers from Chushul carrying water and other supplies for Indian troops on the higher reaches.(https://www.facebook.com/konchok.stanzin6717)

In Chushul’s forbidding heights, locals supply water, other essentials to Indian troops

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 04:31 PM IST
Around 60 locals, including women from Chushul and Merak villages volunteered to deliver water and other essential commodities to the heights of Black Top.
Satellite images from June 28 and July 6 released on Tuesday by Maxar, a US-based satellite imagery company, show the Chinese expansion at the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh has been removed as part of the disengagement procedure.(maxar/AP Photo)
Satellite images from June 28 and July 6 released on Tuesday by Maxar, a US-based satellite imagery company, show the Chinese expansion at the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh has been removed as part of the disengagement procedure.(maxar/AP Photo)

4km buffers at three key points as troops pull back from Ladakh clash site

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rahul Singh
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2020 08:03 AM IST
The two armies have already created a 4km buffer zone in Galwan Valley, the site of a deadly clash which left 20 Indian and an unconfirmed number of Chinese soldiers dead on June 15, said a second official.
The move towards a partial de-escalation and disengagement at key friction points in the Ladakh sector of the LAC followed Doval and Wang’s phone conversation on Sunday.(Maxar Technologies via Reuters)
The move towards a partial de-escalation and disengagement at key friction points in the Ladakh sector of the LAC followed Doval and Wang’s phone conversation on Sunday.(Maxar Technologies via Reuters)

Troops have begun disengaging in Galwan: Chinese foreign ministry

Hindustan Times, Beijing | By Sutirtho Patranobis
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2020 01:45 AM IST
In an official statement issued Monday, China did not specifically mention whether its soldiers had begun to disengage from the Galwan Valley area in eastern Ladakh.
When Mexican officials denied free entry passage, the migrants went down to the Suchiate River where hundreds forded its shallow waters and soon faced guardsmen.(Bloomberg Image)
When Mexican officials denied free entry passage, the migrants went down to the Suchiate River where hundreds forded its shallow waters and soon faced guardsmen.(Bloomberg Image)

Central American migrants scuffle with Mexican troops along border river

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2020 01:01 PM IST
Hundreds of Central American migrants waded across the Suchiate River into southern Mexico on Monday, where they faced guardsmen.
The United States announced Thursday the deployment of 200 troops as well as Patriot missiles to Saudi Arabia to help the country’s defense in the wake of last month’s attacks on oil installations blamed on Iran. (Representative Image)(AP)
The United States announced Thursday the deployment of 200 troops as well as Patriot missiles to Saudi Arabia to help the country’s defense in the wake of last month’s attacks on oil installations blamed on Iran. (Representative Image)(AP)

US to send 200 troops, Patriot missiles to Saudi Arabia

Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2019 07:51 AM IST
The Defense Department said the deployment would involve one battery of the surface-to-air missiles, along with four Sentinel radars used for air and missile defense systems.
The stand-off started while the Indian Army was patrolling along the northern bank of the lake when the Chinese troops objected to their presence.(Photo: ANI)
The stand-off started while the Indian Army was patrolling along the northern bank of the lake when the Chinese troops objected to their presence.(Photo: ANI)

Indian, Chinese troops’ face-off near Ladakh’s Pangong lake ends after talks

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 12:52 PM IST
As per reports, while the Indian Army was patrolling along the northern bank of the lake when the Chinese troops objected to their presence. A delegation level talks were held that helped de-escalate and fully disengage the stand off, said defence ministry officials.
The state was also split by hiving off Ladakh region from the state and making it into a Union Territory without a legislature.(ANI image)
The state was also split by hiving off Ladakh region from the state and making it into a Union Territory without a legislature.(ANI image)

Close to 8,000 paramilitary troops airlifted to Kashmir

New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2019 02:20 PM IST
Indian Army and Indian Air Force have been put on high alert, following revoking of Article 370 and other decisions announced by the Centre.
News came in that an additional 100 companies of the Central Armed Police Forces will be deployed in Jammu and Kashmir for counter-insurgency operations and to maintain law and order.(ANI twitter image)
News came in that an additional 100 companies of the Central Armed Police Forces will be deployed in Jammu and Kashmir for counter-insurgency operations and to maintain law and order.(ANI twitter image)

Troops’ movement, yatra cancellation: How the tensions unfolded in Kashmir

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2020 09:49 PM IST
The government move set off speculation in the Kashmir Valley.
The Union ministry of home affairs on Friday denied reports that additional paramilitary troops were being deployed in Jammu and Kashmir.(Waseem Andrabi/HT file)
The Union ministry of home affairs on Friday denied reports that additional paramilitary troops were being deployed in Jammu and Kashmir.(Waseem Andrabi/HT file)

No additional movement of troops to Kashmir: Govt after reports of more boots in Valley

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sudhi Ranjan Sen
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2020 02:44 AM IST
According to a report, more than 28,000 security force personnel are being sent to the Kashmir Valley.
Of the 100 companies to be deployed, 50 will be from the CRPF, 10 from the BSF, 30 from the SSB and 10 from the ITBP.(AP File Photo)
Of the 100 companies to be deployed, 50 will be from the CRPF, 10 from the BSF, 30 from the SSB and 10 from the ITBP.(AP File Photo)

Additional 100 central force companies likely in Kashmir

UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2019 02:10 PM IST
In this regard, the Union home ministry has written in a communique sent to the state chief secretary, home secretary and the director general of police (DGP).
: More and more troops are being sent to the border, and Trump wants to use Pentagon funds to construct more than 100 miles of fencing along it.(REUTERS)
: More and more troops are being sent to the border, and Trump wants to use Pentagon funds to construct more than 100 miles of fencing along it.(REUTERS)

Donald Trump sending 2,100 more troops to the US border with Mexico

Bloomberg | By John Harney
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2019 12:07 PM IST
The announcement comes amid continuing rancorous debate regarding Trump’s immigration policies and the treatment of undocumented migrants who have been apprehended while trying to cross into the US.
The US has been building up military presence in the region citing intelligence that Iran has been planning attacks on American facilities in the region, and that of its allies.(AP File Photo/Representative Image)
The US has been building up military presence in the region citing intelligence that Iran has been planning attacks on American facilities in the region, and that of its allies.(AP File Photo/Representative Image)

US to deploy more troops to West Asia as tensions with Iran rise

Hindustan Times Washington, USA | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2019 03:48 PM IST
Acting US defence secretary Patrick Shanahan said in a statement he was deploying 1,000 additional troops to the region “for defensive purposes to address air, naval, and ground-based threats”.
The Centre has sent an additional 30 companies of central paramilitary forces, each comprising 100 men, to West Bengal from Assam and other adjoining states for the last two phases of the ongoing general elections.(PTI)
The Centre has sent an additional 30 companies of central paramilitary forces, each comprising 100 men, to West Bengal from Assam and other adjoining states for the last two phases of the ongoing general elections.(PTI)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: More troops in next phase of Bengal polls

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2019 07:20 AM IST
With the additional forces, the strength of paramilitary personnel in the state goes up to 750 companies or 75,000 — an unprecedented number.
Recriminations have flown since suicide bombers blew themselves up in luxury hotels and churches packed with Easter worshippers on Sunday.(Reuters FILE)
Recriminations have flown since suicide bombers blew themselves up in luxury hotels and churches packed with Easter worshippers on Sunday.(Reuters FILE)

Sri Lanka deploys thousands of troops to look for bombing suspects

Colombo | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2019 12:39 PM IST
The government has acknowledged “major” lapses over its failure to prevent the horrific attacks despite receiving specific intelligence warnings.
There has been a considerable build-up of security forces across Jammu and Kashmir after reg February 14 terror attack in Pulwama which killed 40 CRPF troopers.(AP)
There has been a considerable build-up of security forces across Jammu and Kashmir after reg February 14 terror attack in Pulwama which killed 40 CRPF troopers.(AP)

Centre moves 100 companies of paramilitary forces to Srinagar amid massive crackdown

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2019 07:16 PM IST
There has been a considerable build-up of security forces across Jammu and Kashmir after reg February 14 terror attack in Pulwama which killed 40 CRPF troopers.
Trump’s administration on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review lower court rulings blocking a policy barring certain transgender people from military service.(AFP)
Trump’s administration on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review lower court rulings blocking a policy barring certain transgender people from military service.(AFP)

Trump takes bid to restrict transgender troops to US Supreme Court

Washington | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON NOV 24, 2018 09:23 AM IST
Trump announced in March that he would endorse a plan by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to restrict the military service of transgender people who experience a condition called gender dysphoria.
A German flag is pictured on a soldier's uniform.(AFP File Photo)
A German flag is pictured on a soldier's uniform.(AFP File Photo)

German army approves maternity uniform for pregnant troops

Associated Press, Berlin | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2018 07:59 PM IST
Germany’s defense ministry says some 80 volunteers tested a range of uniforms as well as underwear and tights, and their feedback will be considered.
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