Newspaper Headlines: Centre Faces Backlash In Parliament On Lockdown, Migrants, China Border Row

Updated: September 17, 2020 10:51 IST

India's relation with neighbouring countries, including China, has not deteriorated recently, the Centre said in response to a question in parliament in the middle of a months-long face-off with China and the recent differences with Nepal on the boundary issue. Meanwhile, the Opposition questioned the government on its handling of the pandemic, the manner in which the lockdown was announced and managed, the slide in the economy, the suffering of migrant workers.

Newspaper Headlines: Centre Faces Backlash In Parliament On Lockdown, Migrants, China Border Row
In the first substantive discussion on Covid-19 in Parliament on Wednesday, the Opposition questioned the government on its handling of the pandemic, the manner in which the lockdown was announced and managed, the slide in the economy, the suffering of migrant workers, and the Centre's approach towards states in the battle against the disease. More
Newspaper Headlines: Centre Faces Backlash In Parliament On Lockdown, Migrants, China Border Row
China is keeping New Delhi waiting for a fresh round of military talks. "The Chinese are yet to confirm the dates for the corps commander-level meeting, which is supposed to take place by the end of this week. We are still waiting for their confirmation. It seems they are playing a wait-and-watch game," a defence ministry official said. Meanwhile, several veterans expressed shock at what they felt was another instance of the government's flip-flop on the China crisis. More
Newspaper Headlines: Centre Faces Backlash In Parliament On Lockdown, Migrants, China Border Row
Asserting that it is fully prepared to fight a full-fledged war even in winters in eastern Ladakh, the Indian Army on Wednesday said if China created conditions for war, they will face a better trained, better prepared, fully rested and psychologically hardened Indian troops. More

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