Monday, Dec 22, 2014

Yubaraj Ghimire

Nextdoor Nepal: Letter from UK, message from China
Mon, Dec 22, 2014

Questions of secularism and federalism divide the political spectrum

Next door Nepal: The price of instability
Mon, Dec 08, 2014

A constitution by any means will likely ignore public opinion and cost India further credibility

Modi among the pigeons
Mon, Dec 01, 2014

India’s PM reminded Nepal’s parties of their constitutional promise. But it may be too late.

Sharif inks one pact, holds out on two
Fri, Nov 28, 2014

The consent on the power pact came after a retreat of South Asian leaders at Dhulikhel.

SAARC summit: PM Narendra Modi, Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif shake hands, but no talks
Fri, Nov 28, 2014

While there was no substantive talk between the two leaders, they did spend almost three hours in a 'convivial' atmosphere.

SAARC summit: Leaders to push Pakistan PM Sharif to sign 3 key pacts
Fri, Nov 28, 2014

Sources said Nepal is very keen that these agreements are signed, or else this summit could be perceived as unsuccessful.

SAARC warmth, some Pak chill
Thu, Nov 27, 2014

Modi at SAARC: India opens itself to region, Pak holds back on agreements.

Sharif for greater interaction with observer nations
Thu, Nov 27, 2014

China, an observer in the grouping, has been trying for a SAARC membership.

Retreat could turn venue for Modi-Sharif talks
Thu, Nov 27, 2014

Sharif, on his part, was evasive on Wednesday when media asked him about a possible meeting with Modi.

Leaders to push Sharif to sign 3 pacts
Thu, Nov 27, 2014

The leaders are expected to meet at a retreat near Dhulikhel in a final attempt to salvage these pacts.

SAARC: China pushes its case for seat through Pakistan, Nepal
Wed, Nov 26, 2014

This was a clear signal that India was not enthusiastic about China’s interest for full-fledged membership of SAARC.

SAARC summit: Modi likely to raise terrorism, 26/11 in presence of Sharif
Wed, Nov 26, 2014

A meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif remained elusive on Tuesday.

Modi to Nepal: Draft Constitution through consensus, not numbers
Wed, Nov 26, 2014

The deadline for constitution promulgation is January 22 and many feel the deadline will be missed again.

SAARC Summit: Prime Minister Narendra Modi likely to meet Pakistan’s Nawaz Sharif
Tue, Nov 25, 2014

This will be their first meeting since May, when Sharif attended Modi’s swearing-in ceremony in New Delhi.

China fields top Nepalese politicians, diplomats in a bid to enter SAARC
Tue, Nov 25, 2014

This comes days after China agreed to provide 10 million Yuan (US$ 1.63 million) annually, from 2014 to 2018, to Nepal.

Mother won’t accept ‘unexplained’ death
Tue, Nov 25, 2014

Shaan Prajapati, a student of Sherwood school, was brought dead by the school authorities after he was taken to Noida’s Fortis hospital.

Nextdoor Nepal: Saarc and after
Mon, Nov 24, 2014

Kathmandu fears a review of Delhi’s Nepal policy post-summit

Modi visit to shrines on, red faces in Nepal govt
Sat, Nov 22, 2014

The retraction comes reportedly after Nepal PM Sushil Koirala spoke to Modi and requested him to go ahead with the programme.

Modi visits to Nepal holy sites cancelled
Fri, Nov 21, 2014

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.

Modi’s second coming
Mon, Nov 17, 2014

The state affairs committee of parliament asked the government to clarify if Modi was going to address public rallies.

Nepal govt set to allow Modi’s public meetings
Sat, Nov 15, 2014

We have a tradition of visiting dignitaries being felicitated and their addressing public, said Dinesh Bhattarai.

The invisible state
Mon, Nov 10, 2014

Netra Bikram Chand warned he would soon launch an ‘armed struggle’ to take the erstwhile revolution to its ‘logical conclusion’.

The Chinese formula
Mon, Nov 03, 2014

Beijing tells Kathmandu how much federalism and secularism Nepal can have

China tells Nepal what to do
Mon, Oct 27, 2014

Beijing wants a secure environment for its investments and an extradition treaty.

Fear and disillusion
Sat, Oct 18, 2014

A terror warning unleashes a frisson ahead of the SAARC summit.

Nextdoor Nepal: In reverse gear
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

Prachanda stepping in to take charge of the peace process does not inject any fresh hope.

Death of a citizen
Sat, Oct 04, 2014

A story of a murder and fast to death roils Nepal.

Listen to the people
Mon, Sep 22, 2014

The demand for referendums on crucial issues is growing in Nepal.

Home Minister praises Gurkhas, says India for peace, stability in Nepal
Sun, Sep 21, 2014

The Gurkha regiments, were set up in 1816 at the end of war between Nepal and East India Company.

Failure to launch
Sat, Sep 13, 2014

Nepal should worry about the Baburam Bhattarai committee missing its deadline

No convergence
Tue, Aug 26, 2014

Some Nepalese leaders, unhappy with Modi’s new approach, are preparing to raise the ‘ek madhes, ek pradesh’ demand.

The Maoist example
Tue, Aug 19, 2014

If Nepal’s former radicals persist with the democratic path, will their Indian counterparts shun violence?

Becoming best friends
Tue, Aug 05, 2014

On Nepal, Modi has much to be satisfied about. But the challenges begin now.

Modi asks Madhesis to leave divisive politics
Tue, Aug 05, 2014

He also said that what he said may be liked by some and disliked by others, but he had to speak the truth.

2014 and beyond: India, Nepal agree to refresh 1950 treaty
Tue, Aug 05, 2014

Modi trip: ‘High-level visits vital for close ties’

Narendra Modi prays at Pashupatinath: Feel extremely blessed
Mon, Aug 04, 2014

Modi was at the temple on a day considered pious as it was a Monday that falls in the month of 'Shravan'.