KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Amid calls from various quarters that the issues surrounding Kalapani and other territories should be resolved through high-level diplomatic negotiations between India and Nepal, the government has started necessary homework to gather historical evidences that support its claim that Kalapani and other territories encroached by India originally belonged to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Prime Minister KP Oli has said that Nepal ‘will not cede even an inch of Nepali territory’ but clarified that the leftist government remains committed to resolving border issues with India through bilateral discussions. Addressing a convention of National Youth Association, the sister wing of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), in the capital on Sunday, Oli also urged India, albeit without calling name, to withdraw its troop from the encroached territory.

PALPA, Nov 16: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said that the government is all committed to safeguarding every inch of Nepali territory.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The Supreme Court on Friday sought an explanation from the government on encroachment of Nepal's territory by India.

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KHOTANG, Nov 15: School teachers on Friday staged a rally in Khotang district against the encroachment upon Nepali territories including Kalapani and Limpiyadhura by India.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: While urging Nepal and China to resolve the Kalapani issue through dialogue and mutual consultations, China has said that the allegations made by a section of media that China also has encroached Nepali land were “baseless” and aimed at diverting public attention.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: China has expressed hope that Nepal and India will resolve their territorial dispute over Kalapani through friendly negotiations.

KALAPANI: THEN AND NOW

November 14, 2019 12:20 pm

Kalapani, a territory between Nepal and India for many decades, once again made into the newspaper headlines after India released its new political map claiming the land as their territory on Oct 31, 2019.

Safeguarding our territory

November 14, 2019 08:52 am

Nepal may seek British mediation if India does not agree that Limpiadhura is the source of Mahakali River. As last resort, Nepal may also need to knock International Court of Justice

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Two separate writ petitions were filed at the Supreme Court on Wednesday, demanding that the court order the government to protect the Nepali territories of Kalapani, Limpiyadhura, Lipulekh and Susta.

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DADELDHURA, Nov 12: Senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda Kc and crusader for reforms in medical education has urged Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to correct a recently-released Indian political map that placed Nepali territories Kalapani and Limpiyadhura inside Indian borders.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: The State Affairs Committee (SAC) of the House of Representatives (HoR) has directed the government to issue a new political map of Nepal comprising Limpiadhura, one of the major contentious border points with India, a week after the controversy created by a new Indian political map which includes the Nepali territories of Kalapani and Lipulekh.

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KATHMANDU, Nov 11: The State Affairs Committee of the Federal Parliament has directed the government to resolve the border issue of the Kalapani area with India through diplomatic channels, nine days after India unveiled new political maps placing the territory inside Indian borders.

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: All Nepal National Free Students Union (ANNFSU) has urged the government to ensure strong and effective presence in Kalapani area, which has been encroached by Indian security forces since few decades.

Correct your map

November 11, 2019 09:58 am

India should not keep occupying Nepali land to accomplish their ‘strategic task’ but look for an alternative point within their own territory, if at all they have to

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KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on Sunday vowed to hold decisive talks with India over Nepali territories including Kalapani by the southern neighbor.

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.

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Top political leaders including former prime ministers and noted boundary experts have suggested to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to reclaim Nepali territory encroached by India in Darchula district.

Redraw the boundary

November 10, 2019 03:00 am

Indian officials often complain, in conversations with Nepali media, that despite doing so much for Nepal, Nepalis still hold anti-India sentiments. At times, they tend to suggest that Nepal has been an ungrateful neighbor. No doubt, with India, Nepal has had historical cultural, social and people-to-people ties.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Former Prime Ministers and Foreign Ministers have suggested Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to hold talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to resolve existing border disputes including Kalapani.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: In an attempt to build national consensus on how to pressure India to revise its recently released controversial political map and respect Nepali territory, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has called an all-party meeting for Saturday, inviting former prime ministers, former foreign affairs ministers, border experts and top politicians.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Parliamentary Committee on State Affairs and Good Governance will be holding a discussion with Prime Minister KP Sharma over Nepali territory Kalapani.

BHAIRAHAWA, Nov 8: People on Friday have taken to the street at Belahiya along the Nepal-India border to raise their voice against the encroachment of Kalapani by the southern neighbor.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Even as protests mount across the country against the inclusion of the Kalapani area in a newly released political map of India, the coat of arms used by several government offices in Nepal on their official websites appear to conform to the Indian version in this particular regard.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: The government will hold talks with the southern neighbor India to resolve existing border disputes through diplomatic channels, spokesperson of the government Gokul Prasad Baskota said on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: The government will hold talks with the southern neighbor India to resolve existing border disputes through diplomatic channels, spokesperson of the government Gokul Prasad Baskota said on Thursday.

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KATHMANDU, Nov 7: A day after Nepal strongly objected to a recently-released Indian political map that placed Nepali territory Kalapani inside India, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday claimed that the map is accurate.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Nepal has said that any unilateral decision to change border demarcations would not be acceptable after a new political map released by the Indian government last week continued to include Kalapani and Lipu Lekh – at the tri-junction point between Nepal, India and China – in Indian territory.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: Nepal has strongly objected to a recently-unveiled political map by the Indian government that has placed Nepali territory Kalapani inside Indian borders.

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KATHMANDU, Nov 6: Various political parties and student organizations have strongly objected to a recently-unveiled Indian political map that has placed Kalapani, a Nepali territory, inside Indian borders.

DARCHULA, May 18: Locals living in Kalapani and Lipulek lament that Nepal's territory in the area is ever shrinking due to border encroachment.

A quick trip to Kalapani

December 9, 2018 11:15 am

PANCHTHAR, Dec 9: No matter whether it’s holidays or off-season, people have developed a trend of traveling. In the past few years, a number of tourists visiting Panchtahar are on the rise. The place has become famous for a quick get out and picnic.