Tag: Foreign Affairs

  • Maoists Intensify Anti-India Agitation as General Lands in Kathmandu

  • Maoists and Nepal-India Relations

    Will they do it? A day after burning copies of some Nepal-India treaties they term unequal including the Sugauli Treaty, the 1950 Peace and Friendship Treaty and the Mahakali treaty in Kathmandu and other parts of the country the Maoists today said that they will take up the issue of border encroachment during their leaders […]

  • India and Indians: Friends of Two Different Kinds

    By Dinesh Wagle Wagle Street Journal This article appeared in today’s Op-Ed of The Kathmandu Post. Here is PDF of the page Sometimes, I wonder why the official Nepal-India relationship doesn’t become as friendly and earthy as the down-to-earth friendship I enjoy with some Indians here in Delhi. Why doesn’t the bond between the two […]

  • India's Two Big Leagues

    India is currently consumed by its two great passions: cricket and elections By Dinesh Wagle This article first appeared in the Op-Ed page of today’s Kathmandu Post. Here is the PDF version of the page. This is a season of fierce competition in India. The two great Indian games are going on and, if the […]

  • Indians Discuss About the Changed Nepal

    By Dinesh Wagle Wagle Street Journal A group of eminent Indians with deep interests in Nepal gathered in New Delhi on Saturday to talk about the ‘changed Nepal’ in which they critiqued the first 100 days of the Maoist-led government, raised eyebrows on the Integration, expressed suspicion to ‘the China Card’ and discussed on ways […]

  • Nepal Suffers From Cold War Paranoia

    Ties with Beijing doesn’t mean alienating Delhi Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi (right) upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, on Tuesday (2 Dec). Jiechi is on a three-day visit to Nepal. On the left is Foreign Minister Upendra Yadav. By Akhilesh Upadhyay Kathmandu has seen a flurry of high-profile visits in recent weeks. None […]

  • No Need for Panic, India

    One word can’t describe India’s unnecessary concern about Nepali prime minister’s Beijing visit. That’s the combination of hypocrisy, double standard, childishness and hegemony. When their Sonia and Rahul Gandhi can visit China and meet Chinese leaders, why can’t the Nepali prime minister do so? Nepali Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s first foreign trip to China […]