Prime Minister Baburam in India: Agreements Signed and Some Photos Clicked

Nepal, India ink two major deals including BIPPA BIPPA a calculated gamble: PM By Akhilesh Upadhyay and Mahesh Acharya in The Kathmandu Post Nepal and India singed two major agreements, including the much-talked about Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (BIPPA), here late on Friday (yesterday). This brings to a close days of hectic negotiations andContinue reading “Prime Minister Baburam in India: Agreements Signed and Some Photos Clicked”

American Diplomatic Cable: Home Min Sitaula Will Stay on to the Displeasure of American and Indian Ambassadors in Kathmandu

2007-06-18 13:21 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: Ambassador James F. Moriarty. Reasons 1.4 (b/d). Summary ——- ¶1. (C) OnContinue reading “American Diplomatic Cable: Home Min Sitaula Will Stay on to the Displeasure of American and Indian Ambassadors in Kathmandu”

American Diplomatic Cable: US Criticizes India for Unfairly Treating Nepal

…we remain deeply concerned over India’s apparent unwillingness to collaborate fully in regional efforts which stand to bring much-needed, long-term benefit to poverty-stricken Nepal. 2003-03-04 04:50  C O N F I D E N T I A L SECTION 01 OF 02 KATHMANDU 000382 SIPDIS STATE FOR SA DAS DON CAMP, SA/INS, AND SA/RA STATEContinue reading “American Diplomatic Cable: US Criticizes India for Unfairly Treating Nepal”

Equation of Pushpa Kamal Dahal & Baburam Bhattarai is the Most Important Equation

An analysis by Akhilesh Upadhyay in The Kathmandu Post Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal invited a select group of editors to his Nayabazaar residence last Wednesday. Expectations ran high, even though Dahal’s office had pitched the meeting as “a regular exchange on current affairs.” The Maoist party, as it turned out, came up with aContinue reading “Equation of Pushpa Kamal Dahal & Baburam Bhattarai is the Most Important Equation”

B 19, Jangpura Extension [New Delhi-110014, India]

The Kathmandu Post intro for the following story: Our New Delhi correspondent finds his bearings in a new city [Here is the PDF version of the Op-Ed page of the Post dated 10 December where this article appeared after it was first published in Kantipur.] I live in the third floor of the pink buildingContinue reading “B 19, Jangpura Extension [New Delhi-110014, India]”