Proof: India Asked for Passport Contract from Nepal

It has been revealed that Indian government wanted machine readable passport printing contract from Nepal. A confidential letter (above, page 1 and below, page 2) written by the Indian ambassador in Kathmandu to the Nepali foreign minister was disclosed today which clearly indicates it was the Indian government that had sought to get the contractContinue reading “Proof: India Asked for Passport Contract from Nepal”

Nepal Scraps MRP (Machine Readable Passport) Print Deal with India

People Power Supreme, Sujata Resign History has shown time and again that Nepali people, not their leaders or the kings in old days, are the best protector and guardian of their country and national interest. One leader may come up once in a while with a price tag of Nepali nationality and pride and tryContinue reading “Nepal Scraps MRP (Machine Readable Passport) Print Deal with India”

Rising Naxal Insurgency. Challenge for Rising India

DW’s article on India’s Naxal war for Kantipur भारतको ‘नक्सली’ युद्ध Why can’t those who can bring peace (or create war!) in other countries do the same in their own society? By Dinesh Wagle Do you know what the update was from India’s commercial capital a day after the ghastly Maoist attack in Dantewada districtContinue reading “Rising Naxal Insurgency. Challenge for Rising India”

Struggling For Nepal’s True Sovereignty

India wanted to establish Nepal as a dependent state since it had ousted the British colonial regime. It did not want Nepal to have independent foreign relations. In 1975, the late King Birendra had proposed Nepal to be recognized internationally as a “zone of peace” which had received by 1990, support of 112 countries, includingContinue reading “Struggling For Nepal’s True Sovereignty”

Women and Society: Nepal vs India

Nepal has already seen/done some of the things that are happening in India today Click here to read on the OpEd page of today’s TKP By Dinesh Wagle Following the latest happenings in Indian politics and society is a kind of déjà vu experience for many Nepali people. The upper house of the Indian parliamentContinue reading “Women and Society: Nepal vs India”

India-Pakistan Talks: Nepali Viewpoint

By Dinesh Wagle May be they should have installed a closed circuit TV camera inside the hall sending live feeds over the Web. That could have saved millions of people from confusion. No one knows for sure what exactly happened inside Hyderabad House, a New Delhi landmark, where foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan heldContinue reading “India-Pakistan Talks: Nepali Viewpoint”

Maoists in India and Nepal

ब्लगमान्डू: राष्ट्रपतीय भ्रमणका अनौपचारिक कुरा Many Indian newspapers today are filled with reports about the Indian police’s charge-sheet against Indian Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy containing a reference to a meeting with Nepali Maoist leader Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda in 2006 as if Ghandy did a crime by meeting a leader who had, by then, left behindContinue reading “Maoists in India and Nepal”