According to the Calcutta Telegraph, Delhi may play down Beijing’s posturing in Arunachal Pradesh but a concerned Indian Army is raising two more divisions, or about 30,000 men, in the Northeast.
The army has sounded an operational alert on the India-China Line of Actual Control (LAC) after reports of a Chinese military exercise involving 50,000 troops in Tibet, where Beijing has increased its activities.
Correspondingly, the Indian Army is said to be conducting an operations exercise in Arunachal. Read the full report here.
On the other hand, the Daily Times also asks: is a repeat of the 1962 Sino-India war looming large?
While Myanmar activists urged China to halt pipeline project through its country, meanwhile, an analyst says off shore exploration in Bangladesh can be a risky proposition.