American Diplomatic Cable: Indians, Allergic to Police Advisor Reference, Wanted to Change UN Resolution on Mission In Nepal

2007-01-18 12:27 C O N F I D E N T I A L SECTION 01 OF 02 KATHMANDU 000104 SIPDIS SIPDIS DEPT FOR SCA/INS, IO E.O. 12958: DECL: 01/18/2017 TAGS: PREL PGOV NP UN SUBJECT: NEPAL: INDIANS WANT POLICE ADVISORS, EXPLOSIVES OUT OF DRAFT UN SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION Classified By: Ambassador James F. Moriarty.Continue reading “American Diplomatic Cable: Indians, Allergic to Police Advisor Reference, Wanted to Change UN Resolution on Mission In Nepal”

Reasons to Come Home

By Dinesh Wagle Wagle Street Journal I came back to Kathmandu last week after completing my two year tenure in Delhi. “Welcome back to darkness,” some of my friends said. Load shedding is not a new phenomenon in Kathmandu. But the continued and unacceptably long hours of power cuts have fueled further frustration. Not toContinue reading “Reasons to Come Home”

Men and Monkeys of New Delhi, India

Humans and monkeys struggle for space in the Indian capital By Dinesh Wagle It took me a week and three incidents to identify the culprit. I had kept a bucket of household waste just outside the main entrance of my third-floor apartment so that the collector could take it away. One recent afternoon, the collectorContinue reading “Men and Monkeys of New Delhi, India”

An Encounter with a Baburam Bhattarai Supporter in Delhi

The young man is from Dr. Bhattarai’s constituency in Gorkha district By Dinesh Wagle It was the hottest June day in five years, Delhi boiling at 45 degrees Celsius. I was waiting for someone at the international airport. There I met him. He had gone there to receive one of his relatives from Kathmandu whoContinue reading “An Encounter with a Baburam Bhattarai Supporter in Delhi”

Talking About Revolution #Nepal

On the Maoist, French restaurateur of Kathmandu and Nepali leaders in Delhi By Dinesh Wagle News reports from Meghalaya are disheartening. Nepali migrant workers and Nepali-speaking Indians are being chased away from their homes and workplaces (coal mines) by the Khasis who are in a majority in the North-Eastern Indian state. Some Nepalis have beenContinue reading “Talking About Revolution #Nepal”