Indian army vehicles move along a highway near the country’s disputed border with China earlier this month. Photo: EPA-EFEIndian army vehicles move along a highway near the country’s disputed border with China earlier this month. Photo: EPA-EFE
Indian army vehicles move along a highway near the country’s disputed border with China earlier this month. Photo: EPA-EFE

India-China border stand-off: military force key to national security, says Modi’s defence chief

  • In a live-streamed event to discuss US-India ties, the top general also signalled the extent to which New Delhi regards China as a security threat
  • Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat’s comments at the webinar were his first explicit assertion in recent days of India’s readiness to use military force

Topic |   China-India border dispute
Indian army vehicles move along a highway near the country’s disputed border with China earlier this month. Photo: EPA-EFEIndian army vehicles move along a highway near the country’s disputed border with China earlier this month. Photo: EPA-EFE
Indian army vehicles move along a highway near the country’s disputed border with China earlier this month. Photo: EPA-EFE
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