His Beijing visit is likely to resonate in Kathmandu’s relations with Delhi.
The MOU is likely to be signed during Nepal Prime Minister K P Oli's six-day trip to Beijing beginning June 19, that will also give concrete shape to previous understandings, especially on the trade and transit sector, as envisaged by the two sides during Oli's visit there in 2016.
The UNMIN was formally entrusted the responsibility in January, 2007, after the government and the Maoists signing a peace accord, and Maoists declaring that it had given up decades long politics of arms.
Leaders of the ruling coalition are sending confusing and contradictory signals.
Presidential pardon to Maoist leader points to the threat of authoritarianism
Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari administered the oath office to Forum chief Upendra Yadav and Mohammad Ishtiaq Rai. They were assigned the health ministry and the urban development ministry.
Dhungel was convicted by the Supreme Court of Nepal and received a life sentence for the murder of Ujjaini Kumar Shrestha — a “class enemy” — on June 24, 1998, in eastern Nepal’s Okhaldhunga district, during the decade-long Maoist insurgency.
India and China are both wooing PM Oli, with different strategies.
K P Oli is under pressure from the erstwhile Maoist side to grant general amnesty to all its leaders and workers for human right violation cases during the decade-long war that the Maoists fought from 1996.
Communist unification has created a behemoth that threatens and reassures.
PM Modi’s visit focused on restating communal ties between the two nations.
Modi responded by saying that this was his third visit to Nepal since assuming office in 2014, and it showed his government’s “deep commitment” to further strengthen ties with Nepal.
Narendra Modi’s upcoming trip will focus on visits to Hindu shrines, public felicitations
It is crucial for secularists in Nepal to define it.
Government seems unwilling to take unpopular measures in public interest.
Emerging religious, ethnic faultlines could trip Oli’s vision of a prosperous Nepal.
Nepal Prime Minister KP Oli’s India visit has removed many misgivings of the recent past.
Early snags in proposed unification of Left parties could affect PM Oli’s position.
Nepal’s economy is in a dismal shape and its coffers are almost empty, a government white paper has said and admitted the international community may not find the situation encouraging enough to invest.
Message has gone out: International community must keep off domestic politics.
Writer-scholar Rana Safvi says it is imperative for Delhi to hold on to its cosmopolitan culture. Her latest book "The Forgotten Cities of Delhi" emerges at a time when there is a brazen attempt to re-write Indian history with demonisation of the Mughals.