5/29/2021

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

1/18/2021

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

1/11/2021

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.

1/4/2021

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

12/29/2020

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.

12/22/2020

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 ...

12/14/2020

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

12/9/2020

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.

11/30/2020

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 ...

11/24/2020

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

11/10/2020

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.

11/9/2020

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.

10/21/2020

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...

10/12/2020

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

10/5/2020

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...

10/5/2020

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.

10/1/2020

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

10/1/2020

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

9/30/2020

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

9/30/2020

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

9/30/2020

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

9/30/2020

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

9/24/2020

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

9/24/2020

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.

9/24/2020

This latest revisionism comes soon after PM Oli’s attempt at territorial grab, by including in the map of Nepal around 325 sq. km of Indian territory in Uttarakhand.