Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicIndia-Nepal Relations

Topic: India-Nepal Relations

Why Nepalese Gorkha recruits deserve better than Agnipath scheme

India has not consulted Nepal regarding the Agnipath scheme applying to recruitment of Gorkhas, who have loyally served the Indian Army for over 200 years.

India, Nepal need to address ‘issues left by history’, says ‘Prachanda’

Border demarcation and Kathmandu’s long-pending demand of reviewing the India-Nepal 1950 Friendship Treaty were also raised by the communist leader during his three-day visit

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’.

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The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

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Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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