NEW DELHI: Key countries, including Russia, Iran, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan are participating in the Delhi Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan on November 10.


The surge in Nepal’s Covid -19 pandemic cases is providing a peg to China to take a dig at India.


External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar’s travels to Sri Lanka last week and the incoming visit of...


Irrespective of whether Nepal has elections or witnesses the restoration of Parliament, a prudent course for India would be to let Nepal cope with its internal political mess.


India should not encourage big power rivalry in Himalayan nation for short-term gains


Even in 2020, before the pandemic hit, PM Modi participated in a virtual event with Prime Minister of Nepal K P Sharma Oli on 21 January. So, PM Modi was not only comfortable, but also very keen for Indian diplomacy to switch gears and go digital.


In a remark aimed at China, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat this week advised Nepal against signing off on loans from other countries in the ...


The new Foreign Policy has attached importance for the promotion of overall national interests through mutual benefits.


China has encroached in three more districts in Nepal. According to the recent report the districts, where China has illegally pushed the international boundary, are Dolakha, Gorkha, Darchula, Humla, Sindhupalchowk, Sankhuwasabha, and Rasuwa.


तपाईहरु सबैको साथ साथै virtually जोडिनुभएका नेपाली मित्रहरूलाई सम्बोधन गर्न पाउनु मेरो लागि सम्मान र सौभाग्यको कुरो हो । म यो अवसरको लागि Asian Institute of Diplomacy ...


The continuing humiliation the Congress is suffering means that there is no national party to challenge that hardline or pretty much anything else.


The pandemic has brought to fore the merits of digitisation, especially as a means of reducing human transactions. Investing in digitisation of various services will be crucial for revival of the industry. This requires participation from public and private sector stakeholders to enhance secure travel. Similarly, enhancement of digital infrastructure at the borders will be of prime importance. Registering all cross-border movements, particularly from Nepal and Bhutan, via land will be important to keep track of tourists.


Joint military exercise between the two armies is an annual event conducted alternatively in Nepal and India. This is an important exercise in terms of the security challenges faced by the countries.


The story so far: The dispute over Kalapani, which lies on the easternmost corner of Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh district, between Nepal and India was revived in November 2019 when India published a revised political map...


With the privilege of being the region’s largest economy by far comes the power to make a difference.


Shrestha was born in Kathmandu in 1896. From an early age, he showed signs of being a social reformer. He became one of the leaders of the Satyacharan Malami Guthi that worked to end outdated death related rites...


The constitution guides us to strive for establishing an egalitarian society. Our economic policies are aimed at promoting economic growth with equity and social justice.


In a telling statement, Sri Lanka’s new foreign secretary Jayanath Colombage has said that Colombo will have an “India first” strategic policy outlook.


India is seeking strategic equilibrium with an increasingly aggressive China, as eloquently articulated by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.


It was May 2008. Pranab Mukherjee, then External Affairs Minister, was in Islamabad to hold a bilateral meeting with the new Pakistan...


Floods in north Bihar and the districts of Uttar Pradesh (UP), bordering Nepal, during the monsoon season, cause enormous losses in lives and property.


China’s policy of corrupting the political class of a country, especially those that are economically fragile, is well known.


Independence Day 2020 India: On 15 August 1947, the first Prime Minister of independent India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru hoisted the national ...


I feel highly obliged to be invited by Shri Ram Janmbhumi Trust on this auspicious and historic occasion.


Congress MP Shashi Tharoor (‘Case for presidential system‘, IE, July 25) has very thoughtfully reopened the debate on the parliamentary versus presidential systems that had been dormant for several decades.