Nepal Army Senior Officers Corrupt: Indian Ambassador to American Officials

In a meeting with American officials on 11 March, 2006 in Kathmandu the then Indian Ambassador to Nepal Shiv Shankar Mukherjee had asserted that corruption in the then Royal Nepal Army (now Nepal Army) was high and the senior commanders were “content to acquire arms on the black or gray market” because that was profitableContinue reading “Nepal Army Senior Officers Corrupt: Indian Ambassador to American Officials”

Nepal Government, Maoist Arms Management Agreement

Full text of the arms management agreement between the government of Nepal and the CPN Maoist on November 28, 2006. Preamble In keeping with the letters to the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General of 9 August and the Comprehensive Peace Accord of 21 November 2006; Guaranteeing the fundamental right of the Nepali people to take partContinue reading “Nepal Government, Maoist Arms Management Agreement”

Explaining Those 25 Words

Americans explain theirs boss’s words to Nepal’s king Update (20:15 NST): “I am hopeful, but not optimistic,” said Donald Camp, visiting U.S. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South Asian Affairs in a news conference organized by the American Embassy in the Ambassador’s residence in Kathmandu. Camp was responding a question about how he felt afterContinue reading “Explaining Those 25 Words”

The Meeting & Talking

Nepal’s pro-democracy alliance of seven political parties meets and decides new programs of agitation against autocracy of king Gyanendra. But the question is, Will the Alliance be successful to bring democracy back this time? It has been almost proved that King Gyanendra is not giving any attention whatsoever to them. Instead he keeps them blastingContinue reading “The Meeting & Talking”

25 Words, Two Commas and a Fullstop

In Nepal, we agreed that the Maoists should abandon violence, and that the King should reach out to the political parties to restore democratic institutions. -George W Bush, President, The United States of America, at 13:10 P.M. NST, Mughal Garden, Hyderabad House, New Delhi, India. Source: The White House. By D Wagle, in Kathmandu, ofContinue reading “25 Words, Two Commas and a Fullstop”

Senator Patrick Leahy Rises to Speak on Nepal

US Senator Patrick Leahy’s statement on Nepal to Congress. Full Text. Senator Patrick Leahy July 28: I rise to speak about the situation in Nepal, which has received too little attention by the Congress. I will not take the time to discuss in detail the history of this tiny country wedged between China and India.Continue reading “Senator Patrick Leahy Rises to Speak on Nepal”