KATHMANDU, May 22: War of words between Nepal and India has intensified after Nepal issued a new political map that includes its own territories -- Kalapani, Lipu Lekh and Limpiyadhura -- controlled unilaterally by the Indian military since the 1960s. At the heart of this tension is the origin of the Kali River (known as the Mahakali River in Nepal) that defines Nepal's western border with India as per the Treaty of Sugauli reached with the East-India Company in 1816.
KATHMANDU, May 20: Amid diplomatic tension that has surfaced between Nepal and India after the latter unilaterally built a link road through Lipu Lekh, a Nepali territory, China has urged both the parties not to take unilateral actions that may complicate the situation.
KATHMANDU, May 12: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has urged the government to resolve the border disputes surrounding Limpiadhura and Lipulekh through high-level diplomatic negotiations with both India and China.
KATHMANDU, May 9: Nepal has strongly objected to the construction of a strategic link road by the Indian government connecting Dharchula of the Indian State of Uttarakhand with the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) of China via the Lipulekh Pass, a Nepali territory.
KATHMANDU, Nov 29: A parliamentary committee is mulling over visiting the Kalapani area of Darchula to take stock of the ground situation amid protests across the country against Indian encroachment of the area.
KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Civil society members on Sunday unveiled a new political map of Nepal comprising Limpiadhura, Lipulekh and Kalapani in a bid to exert pressure on the government to issue a fresh political map placing these territories inside Nepali borders.
KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Over two dozen students affiliated with the student wing of the Chand-led Nepal Communist Party were arrested from Maitighar Mandal on Sunday when they were a staging demonstration against Nepali territory encroachment by India.
KANCHANPUR, Nov 10: Students affiliated with the student wing of Netra Bikram Chand-led Nepal Communist Party on Sunday staged a demonstration in Mahendranagar on Sunday against the Indian encroachment upon Nepali territory Kalapani.