Topic: Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist)
In 'Kathmandu Dilemma: Resetting India-Nepal Ties', former Indian ambassador to Nepal, Ranjit Rae, views the country's evolution throughout the years.
As soon as Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla completed his two-day visit to Nepal on 26 November, China’s Defence Minister Wei Fenghe landed in Kathmandu.
Experts say India and Nepal need to engage in dialogue but also point out that New Delhi has many options up its sleeve if it wants to hit back.
While Nepal has assured Prime Minister Narendra Modi that its soil will not be used in any manner to challenge New Delhi, losing control over Nepal’s economic reconstruction would be a strategic setback for India.
India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.
Navy is in the process of expediting a trial report into operational demonstration by Rafale M of French firm Dassault Aviation and F/A 18 Super Hornet of American company Boeing.
What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.