India-China border dispute Current Affairs - 2020

Defence Minister statement on India-China issue in Rajya Sabha

On September 17, 2020, the Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh addressed Rajya Sabha. He gave a complete statement on India China issue and answered several questions raised on the current border situation. Highlights The Defence Minister noted that the Chinese actions expressed disrespect to all the previous bilateral agreements.  The amassing of troops by China along Read More…

BRICS NSA Summit: Key Facts

On September 17, 2020, the BRICS high representatives on national security met virtually.  The meet was chaired by Russia.  Highlights The national security advisors of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa discussed issues related to security and cooperation among BRICS countries.  During the meet, the countries exchanged their views on biosafety, cyber security, International Security, Counter Terrorism. Significance The National Security Read More…

India-China agree on five-point plan to resolve border tension

On September 11, 2020, India and China agreed on five-point action plan for quick disengagement of troops and avoid actions that will escalate tensions. The External Affairs Minister of India S Jaishankar is on a visit to Russia to attend the SCO Foreign Ministers meet in Moscow. He met his Chinese counter part Wang Yi Read More…

Defence Minister Raj Nath Singh meets his Chinese Counterpart

On September 4, 2020, Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh met his Chinese counter part in Moscow. The Defence Minister is on a three day visit to Russia to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. He had earlier met the Russian Defence Minster and signed a deal to acquire AK-203 rifles. Highlights Tensions prevail between Indian and Read More…

What is Secretive Special Frontier Force of Indian Army?

The Special Frontier Force is also called Establishment 22. The commandos in the force are drawn from Tibetan refugees who took shelter in India after the Tibetan uprising. Highlights The SFF was founded in 1962 while Indo-China war was drawing close. The troopers in the force were initially trained by IB, RAW and even CIA. Read More…