Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicIndia-Nepal Relations

Topic: India-Nepal Relations

Modi, Deuba to discuss India-Nepal border issue, as New Delhi wants its ‘politicisation’ avoided

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visit Lumbini for a few hours Monday, where he will meet Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba. This will be their second meeting in a little over a month.

From power trade to rail connectivity – India, Nepal work to revamp ties after map row

PM Modi and Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba Saturday attempted to iron out issues in bilateral ties after relations nosedived 2 years ago, when then PM K.P.S. Oli redrew Nepal’s map.

Modi, Deuba meet in Glasgow as Nepal set to push for review of 1950 Friendship Treaty

Meeting on sidelines of COP26 was the PMs’ first bilateral since SB Deuba became Nepal PM in July 2021. It has revived the momentum in bilateral ties after upheaval under KPS Oli.

In a ‘bhai-bhai ka rishta’, Nepal refuses to be India’s younger brother. It wants equality

In 'Kathmandu Dilemma: Resetting India-Nepal Ties', former Indian ambassador to Nepal, Ranjit Rae, views the country's evolution throughout the years.

India examining diplomatic note sent by Nepal over July death in Mahakali river near border

Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba sends note more than a month after the incident, ‘under pressure’ from his allies. A committee has also been formed to probe the death.

Look forward to working closely with Modi to strengthen ties with India, says Nepal PM Deuba

PM Modi Sunday congratulated his Nepalese counterpart for winning the vote of confidence and expressed interest in further enhancing the 'unique' partnership between India and Nepal.

India ‘takes step back’ amid Nepal turmoil, believes onus on Kathmandu to protect constitution

With no party or coalition having a majority, Nepal parliament has been dissolved twice since December and the country now faces fresh elections later this year.

Nepal wants India to revise the 1950 friendship treaty to reflect ‘new changes and realities’

On the unsettled boundary issue, Nepal Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali said ‘we have to explore ways to settle it based on facts and documents’.

Border ‘irritant’ shouldn’t hurt ties — Nepal Foreign Minister Gyawali reaches out to India

Pradeep Kumar Gyawali says release of new political map wasn’t a ‘unilateral’ action on part of Nepal as it was a ‘consequence’ of India first changing its political map in 2019.

Nepal foreign minister Gyawali to visit India mid-January amid crisis at home

P.K. Gyawali will be accompanied by a high-powered delegation, and is set to discuss 'all issues of bilateral importance', including the Kalapani-Lipulekh border dispute.

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For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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