Sushant Singh, The Indian Express

Sushant Singh

The Indian Express


Contact Sushant

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

  • Unknown
  • The Indian Express

Past articles by Sushant:

20 years after Kargil: Newsroom to Govt, reporter to father, how Kargil tipoff travelled

Manvendra Singh, son of Jaswant Singh, and a Territorial Army officer who used to cover defence for The Indian Express in 1999, got to know about the intrusions in the sector through a senior Army officer. → Read More

Pangong south bank new flashpoint: India says took measures to thwart China

Indian troops have moved to occupy heights, foil bid to change status quo; Brigade Commander-level meeting on → Read More

100 days of LAC crisis: Indian envoy reaches out, Delhi waits for Beijing word on talks

Talks on disengagement of troops at friction points, especially in the Pangong Tso area, and de-escalation along the LAC have not made progress beyond a point. Both sides have positioned troops and weaponry along the boundary since early May. → Read More

A signal to home defence industry, but commitment faces challenges

Some items like the 7.62 X 39 mm assault rifle – which is the AK-203 rifle, to be produced by the Ordnance Factory Board in Amethi with Russian collaboration – are stuck over pricing issues. → Read More

Army to retain additional troops in Ladakh for the long haul

India for return to pre-standoff sites, military talks likely → Read More

India for incremental progress, status quo ante at LAC

New Delhi has decided to stick to its strategy of “incremental change despite slow progress” while pressing for the end-goal, the restoration of status quo ante as of April — before the start of the military standoff. → Read More

More meetings needed to end LAC stalemate, Rajnath and Army chief in Ladakh tomorrow

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will be visiting Ladakh Friday for a review of the situation. Accompanied by Army chief General MM Naravane and Northern Army Commander Lt General YK Joshi, Singh will interact with troops and will be briefed by military commanders. → Read More

Pakistan tries to heat up LoC, 41 militants killed this month in stepped-up J&K ops

Official data accessed by The Indian Express shows that there have been 2215 CFVs recorded on the LoC till June 25 this year. A total of 3168 CFVs were recorded in 2019, and 1629 in 2018. → Read More

Discussions on with China for another round of military, diplomacy talks

“The military talks can be expected to be held in the next 4-5 days, say next week,” an official said. → Read More

Hectic negotiations lead to return of 10 Indian soldiers from Chinese custody

These soldiers were handed over on the LAC after hectic negotiations between the two sides, including three rounds of talks at the Major General level from Tuesday to Thursday, officials told The Indian Express. → Read More

India-China Galwan faceoff: Headway in talks on ground, Army clarifies no soldier missing

India-China Galwan faceoff: The talks, however, have not yet led to further disengagement or de-escalation at various faceoff locations on the Ladakh border. → Read More

India-China border faceoff: Major Generals hold talks on ground, all forces put on high state of alert

The government, meanwhile, has asked all military units to be in a state of high readiness – on operational alert – for any deployment in light of the high tension on the China border. → Read More

Galwan faceoff: How serious is the situation, and what happens next?

India-China Faceoff at Galwan Valley: Nearly 24 hours after news of the violent clash between Indian and Chinese soldiers in Ladakh broke, here’s what we know about the incident. → Read More

Explained: What happened in Nathu La in 1967, the last time shots were fired in the India-China border dispute?

The last military skirmish between India and China took place at Nathu La in September 1967. Before the skirmish escalated to artillery guns and threats of fighter jets, there was a scuffle between the soldiers of the two armies. → Read More

20 Armymen killed fighting back China

This unprecedented and dangerous turn to the de-escalation efforts on the LAC set the lines working in the two capitals. → Read More

One officer, two soldiers dead in violent faceoff on China border

“During the de-escalation process underway in the Galwan Valley, a violent face-off took place yesterday night (Monday night) with casualties,” Army said in an official statement. → Read More

UT Ladakh, no leverage behind China tough talk

The creation of Ladakh as a Union Territory, after the abrogation of Article 370 and the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir, is being used by the Chinese as a pretext for the breakdown of existing border agreements. → Read More

Delhi prepares for long haul: Military, diplomatic engagements to continue

In first remarks after the marathon meeting Saturday between Indian and Chinese army commanders at the Chushul-Moldo border point, the Ministry of External Affairs, in a statement, said it “took place in a cordial and positive atmosphere”. → Read More

Border meeting over Ladakh tensions: Delhi, Beijing work the lines, commanders to hold LAC talks today

Officials say can be first of several meetings, India seeks status quo ante. → Read More

On table for June 6 talks: status quo ante, armour pullback

A meeting at the level of Lt Generals to resolve a border dispute on the LAC is rare — all such earlier meetings have taken place at the level of Major Generals and Brigadiers. → Read More