India-Nepal
Energy: A New Dimension in India-Nepal Relations

Nepal’s Energy Export to India
Recently, the Nepal Electricity Authority said in a statement that in the last four months, Nepal exported electricity worth US$ 56 million to India, estimated to reach the US $ 234 million in December 202....

Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) in Nepal: Facts, Disputes, and the US-China Contest

In the past two months, Nepal’s political space had been marred by upheavals and doubts over the future of the ruling alliance between the Nepali Congress, Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center)/Maoist Party, and Communist Party of Nepal (Unified....

The Himalayan Conundrum: Nepal and Bhutan in 2021

Nepal
The year 2021 can be surmised as a year of political upheavals, economic downfall, and geo-political uncertainties for Nepal. Also, when countries worldwide were engaged in making arrangements to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, Nepal’....

Webinar on India-Nepal Relations: The Way Ahead

On 23rd November 2020 Vivekanand International Foundation India (VIF) and Asian Institute of Diplomacy and International Affairs (AIDIA) organised a round table discussion on India-Nepal Relations. Director Dr Arvind Gupta chaired the session while G....

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....

Bilateral Ties to Move Forward During Nepali PM Oli's Visit to India

Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who had surprisingly been the most vocal critic of India, at times even taking his criticism to personal level, using undiplomatic language, seems to have finally relented by deciding to pay an official visit to....

National Business Initiative for Peace and Development in Nepal

1.0 Background The success of a society largely depends on successful business.1 Business is not possible in unsuccessful society and in a situation when there is absence of security. Business groups like to make investment only ....

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