Questions of secularism and federalism divide the political spectrum
A constitution by any means will likely ignore public opinion and cost India further credibility
India’s PM reminded Nepal’s parties of their constitutional promise. But it may be too late.
The consent on the power pact came after a retreat of South Asian leaders at Dhulikhel.
While there was no substantive talk between the two leaders, they did spend almost three hours in a 'convivial' atmosphere.
Sources said Nepal is very keen that these agreements are signed, or else this summit could be perceived as unsuccessful.
Modi at SAARC: India opens itself to region, Pak holds back on agreements.
China, an observer in the grouping, has been trying for a SAARC membership.
Sharif, on his part, was evasive on Wednesday when media asked him about a possible meeting with Modi.
The leaders are expected to meet at a retreat near Dhulikhel in a final attempt to salvage these pacts.
This was a clear signal that India was not enthusiastic about China’s interest for full-fledged membership of SAARC.
A meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif remained elusive on Tuesday.
The deadline for constitution promulgation is January 22 and many feel the deadline will be missed again.
This will be their first meeting since May, when Sharif attended Modi’s swearing-in ceremony in New Delhi.
This comes days after China agreed to provide 10 million Yuan (US$ 1.63 million) annually, from 2014 to 2018, to Nepal.
Shaan Prajapati, a student of Sherwood school, was brought dead by the school authorities after he was taken to Noida’s Fortis hospital.
Kathmandu fears a review of Delhi’s Nepal policy post-summit
The retraction comes reportedly after Nepal PM Sushil Koirala spoke to Modi and requested him to go ahead with the programme.
The cancellation of Modi’s visit to Janakpur comes in the wake of protests by opposition parties, mainly the UCPN-Maoist and the Madhesi parties.
The state affairs committee of parliament asked the government to clarify if Modi was going to address public rallies.
We have a tradition of visiting dignitaries being felicitated and their addressing public, said Dinesh Bhattarai.
Netra Bikram Chand warned he would soon launch an ‘armed struggle’ to take the erstwhile revolution to its ‘logical conclusion’.
Beijing tells Kathmandu how much federalism and secularism Nepal can have
Beijing wants a secure environment for its investments and an extradition treaty.
A terror warning unleashes a frisson ahead of the SAARC summit.
Prachanda stepping in to take charge of the peace process does not inject any fresh hope.
A story of a murder and fast to death roils Nepal.
The demand for referendums on crucial issues is growing in Nepal.
The Gurkha regiments, were set up in 1816 at the end of war between Nepal and East India Company.
Nepal should worry about the Baburam Bhattarai committee missing its deadline
Some Nepalese leaders, unhappy with Modi’s new approach, are preparing to raise the ‘ek madhes, ek pradesh’ demand.
If Nepal’s former radicals persist with the democratic path, will their Indian counterparts shun violence?
On Nepal, Modi has much to be satisfied about. But the challenges begin now.
He also said that what he said may be liked by some and disliked by others, but he had to speak the truth.
Modi trip: ‘High-level visits vital for close ties’
Modi was at the temple on a day considered pious as it was a Monday that falls in the month of 'Shravan'.