Powell Meets Prachanda (America and Nepal Maoists Patch Up?)

The following is the press release issued by the American embassy in Kathmandu today: U.S. Ambassador Powell Meets with CPN-M Chairman Pushpa Dahal U.S. Ambassador Nancy Powell met yesterday with CPN-M Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal to discuss the outcome of the April 10 elections, CPN-M plans for the Constituent Assembly, and the future of U.S.-NepalContinue reading “Powell Meets Prachanda (America and Nepal Maoists Patch Up?)”

Seeking an Appointment FOR the Nepali Ambassador in Washington

The US ambassador to Nepal is like a celebrity, what she says and does and thinks is a big deal in Nepal but in America? No one has time to meet the Nepali ambassador. Efforts to seek appointments with congressmen and senators almost always go futile. An experience of a Nepali girl who dialed aContinue reading “Seeking an Appointment FOR the Nepali Ambassador in Washington”

News from India: BJP Welcomes Change in Nepal

King Gyanendra’s asylum to India a “hypothetical issue”: Amid speculation that Nepal King Gyanendra could seek political asylum in India, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee was evasive on the issue, describing it as hypothetical, reports Press Trust of India. “I do not know whether anybody has sought any asylum. It is a hypothetical question,” MukherjeeContinue reading “News from India: BJP Welcomes Change in Nepal”

As Nepal Is Getting Election Results, India Responds-2

A compilation of articles and commentaries in Indian media about CA election results of Nepal. Part two of two (here is part one). Delhi paved the path for Maoists in Nepal Arati R. Jerath. Wednesday, April 16, 2008 02:23 IST (Daily News and Analysis- DNA- India) NEW DELHI: The best-kept secret of the stunning developmentsContinue reading “As Nepal Is Getting Election Results, India Responds-2”

As Nepal Is Getting Election Results, India Responds-1

A compilation of articles and commentaries in Indian media about CA election results of Nepal. Part one of two. here is part two Indian diplomacy faces Kathmandu test 15 Apr, 2008, 0338 hrs IST, Nirmala Ganapathy, TNN (The Economic Times) NEW DELHI: Maoists have privately assured the UPA government that they will continue to doContinue reading “As Nepal Is Getting Election Results, India Responds-1”