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 leadersContinue reading “Maoists and Nepal-India Relations”

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 twoContinue reading “India and Indians: Friends of Two Different Kinds”

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 waysContinue reading “Indians Discuss About the Changed Nepal”

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. NoneContinue reading “Nepal Suffers From Cold War Paranoia”

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 ChinaContinue reading “No Need for Panic, India”