American Cablegate- NEPAL: Indian Ambassador Reports Advances In Bilateral Security Cooperation

Reference ID- 03KATHMANDU1870 Created- 2003-09-25 10:10 Released- 2011-03-15 00:12 Classification- SECRET//NOFORN Origin- Embassy Kathmandu S E C R E T SECTION 01 OF 02 KATHMANDU 001870 SIPDIS NOFORN STATE FOR SA/INS NSC FOR MILLARD LONDON FOR POL – GURNEY E.O. 12958: DECL: 09/23/2013 TAGS: PREL PTER MCAP PGOV IN NP SUBJECT: NEPAL: INDIAN AMBASSADOR REPORTSContinue reading “American Cablegate- NEPAL: Indian Ambassador Reports Advances In Bilateral Security Cooperation”

American Cablegate: US Ambassador Relays Concerns About Activities Of Indian Intelligence Agents [In Nepal]

Reference ID: 03KATHMANDU2366 Created: 2003-12-04 02:02 Released: 2011-03-15 00:12 Classification: SECRET//NOFORN Origin: Embassy Kathmandu Wikileaks notice: This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available. S E C R E T KATHMANDU 002366 SIPDIS NOFORN STATE FOR SA/INS E.O. 12958: DECL: 12/03/2013 TAGS: PRELContinue reading “American Cablegate: US Ambassador Relays Concerns About Activities Of Indian Intelligence Agents [In Nepal]”

American Cablegate: CRUNCH TIME IN NEPAL?

Reference ID: 06KATHMANDU2587 Created: 2006-09-22 11:11 Released: 2011-03-15 00:12 Classification: SECRET//NOFORN Origin: Embassy Kathmandu S E C R E T SECTION 01 OF 02 KATHMANDU 001197 SIPDIS NOFORN SIPDIS E.O. 12958: DECL: 06/18/2017 TAGS: PREL PGOV PTER KDEM MARR IN NP SUBJECT: NEPAL: INDIAN OFFICIALS TAKE TOUGHER STAND ON MAOISTS REF: KATHMANDU 1112 Classified By:Continue reading “American Cablegate: CRUNCH TIME 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”

Kashmir and Indian Democracy

By Dinesh Wagle Wagle Street Journal A Nepali perspective on a South Asian problem: “Kashmir has never been an integral part of India,” declared Arundhati Roy in New Delhi last week. “It is a historical fact. Even the Indian government has accepted this.” By saying so the Booker-prize winning author of The God of SmallContinue reading “Kashmir and Indian Democracy”

An Experience of Crossing the Nepal-India Border

By Dinesh Wagle Wagle Street Journal The border between Nepal and India is so open, smooth and easy to cross that it doesn’t even feel like an international border separating two countries that once fought under different rulers. There is not much difference between the landscapes, bazaars and people on the two sides of theContinue reading “An Experience of Crossing the Nepal-India Border”

Indian Embassy in Kathmandu and Alleged Maoist-‘Chinese’ Phone Conversation

Writing on the front pages of Kantipur and The  Kathmandu Post, the editors of the papers today say that a high-ranking official from a foreign diplomatic mission (Indian mission) in Kathmandu had called them on Friday night to inquire if they were interested in publishing the alleged Mahara conversation with a man with Chinese accent.Continue reading “Indian Embassy in Kathmandu and Alleged Maoist-‘Chinese’ Phone Conversation”