Nepal
Notes from the Sub-continent – May 2020

In this latest compilation of some of the big ideas being debated in the media across the Indian sub-continent, we start with Bangladesh, where the people had to deal with a super cyclone even as they struggled to cope with the novel coronavirus pand....

Notes from the Sub-continent – April 2020

As coronavirus infections continue to rise around the globe, much of the media focus in the Indian sub-continent has remained focussed, as expected, on different aspects of the pandemic--how are governments managing this public health crisis, do they....

Notes from the Sub-continent: CAA, NRC and others

In this fortnight’s compilation of some of the big ideas being debated in the media across the Indian sub-continent, we look, first, at the coverage of India’s recent amendment of its Citizenship Act and the related issue of preparing a national ....

नेपाल: जुड़वां शहर का समझौता और जनकपुर एवं अयोध्या के बीच संपर्क

पृष्ठभूमि भारत और नेपाल के लोगों के बीच संबंध अनंत काल से बिना रुके चले आ रहे हैं। दुनिय....

Nepal: Twin City Agreement and Connectivity between Janakpur and Ayodhya

Background People to people relations between Nepal and India continue unabated since time immemorial. No other two countries of the world are as much bound together as these countries in social, cultural, religious, economic and ....

प्रधानमंत्री देउबा की भारत यात्रा – समीक्षा

जिस समय डोकलम में भारत-चीन विवाद अपने चरम पर था, ठीक उसी समय 23 से 27 अगस्त के बीच नेपाल के प्रधानमंत....

Prime Minister Deuba’s Visit to India-An Assessment

Right in the midst of the then raging Sino-Indian stand-off at Doklam, the Nepalese Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba paid a five day state visit to India from August 23-27, 2017; his first foreign trip after assuming the charge in May 2017. It was P....

Visakhapatnam Port: More Beneficial to Nepal

As part of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s neighbourhood connectivity policy, India allowed Nepal to use Visakhapatnam Port of Andhra Pradesh in 2016 for trade with third countries. It was for a long time that Nepal had been making a demand f....

Nepal-Holds First Local Level Elections in 20 Years

Nepal appears jubilant at the success of the completion of the local level elections. The fervor seems to be nationwide primarily because elections were held after two decades. The country definitely views this as a landmark development in its quest....

No Going Back from Federal System in Nepal

The Madhesh movement that started in June 2015 against the 16-point deal to draft Nepal’s new constitution on “fast track” approach is continuing unabated till today. Amidst most fierce opposition to the constitution by the Madheshi people, it ....

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