KATHMANDU, June 18: National Assembly, the upper house of parliament, on Thursday unanimously endorsed the constitution amendment bill to pave way for replacing Nepal’s map in the national emblem with the country’s new political and administrative map that includes Kalapani, Lipu Lekh and Limpiyadhura.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Senior leader of Janta Samajbadi Party Rajendra Mahato has urged one and all not to cast doubt on nationalism of Madhesi people.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Dahal has said the government established after republican system is retrieving Nepal's territories which were lost during early days of the monarchy.

KATHMANDU, June 1: The constitution amendment bill on the new political map of the country tabled earlier in the federal parliament has been published in the Nepal Gazette for information to the public.

KATHMANDU, May 31: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has officially decided to extend its support to the constitution amendment bill related to the new political map of the country put forth by the government in parliament.

KATHMANDU, May 30: Nepal has recently unveiled its updated map incorporating the ‘encroached’ region of Kalapani, Limpiyadhura and Lipulekh. Gunji, Nabhi and Kuti villages are also retrieved in the newly released map of Nepal.

Republica’s Subhash Ghimire and Nagarik’s Gunraj Luitel sat for an extensive conversation with Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali at his office in Singha Durbar on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, May 21: Nepal released its revised political and administrative map which incorporates Limpiyadhura, Lipu Lekh and Kalapani, the territories encroached upon by India. Amidst a televised press conference at the Ministry of Land Reforms and Management at Singha Durbar on Wednesday, Minister Padma Aryal unveiled the new political and administrative map of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, May 19 : The government on Monday endorsed a new political map that includes Kalapani and Limpiyadhura territories that are currently controlled by India. A cabinet meeting held at the official residence of the Prime Minister in Baluwatar took a decision to this effect.

KATHMANDU, May 16: President Bidya Bhandari has said that the government will immediately issue a new political map incorporating Kalapani, Lipulekh and Limpiyadhura encroached upon by India.

KATHMANDU, May 15: Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane on Friday accused Nepal of raising the Lipu Lekh issue at the behest of someone else.

KATHMANDU, May 14: The government has set up a border outpost (BOP) of the Armed Police Force (AFP) at Chhangru of Byas rural municipality in Darchula on Wednesday afternoon.

Dr Ramesh Kumar Dhungel is a prominent historian who worked with historical manuscripts in the British Library speaks on Lipulekh border dispute between Nepal and India. He explains ways to resolve this issue and strengthen the friendly ties between Nepal and India.

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 12: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali handed a letter of protest to Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Vinay Mohan Kwatra, on Monday.

KATHMANDU, May 12: The Nepal government is soon establishing an Armed Police Force border outpost (BoP) near Kalapni, a Nepali territory that has been occupied by India for several decades.

KATHMANDU, May 11: The parliamentary State Affairs and Good Governance Committee under the House of Representatives on Sunday condemned the unilateral road construction by the Indian government through Lipulekh, a Nepali territory that lies on Nepal’s north-western frontier with China.

KATHMANDU, May 10: Lawmakers have demanded that the government provide information regarding its preparations to tackle the issue of the construction of a link road by the southern neighbor India upto Tibet through the Nepali territory of Lipulekh.

KATHMANDU, May 10: Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on Sunday said that the Indian government has been continuously ignoring Nepal's call for holding talks to resolve border issues.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Hours after Ministry of Foreign Affairs opposed to India's unilateral road construction to Manasarovar through Nepali territory Lipulekh, ruling Nepal Communist Party also issued a strong-worded statement this evening

KATHMANDU, May 9: Hours after Nepal 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, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Saturday evening claimed that the road lies completely within the territory of India.

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, May 9: The Sajha Party has expressed deep concern over the inauguration of a link road passing through the Nepali territory of Lipulekh by the Indian government.

KATHMANDU, May 9: India on Friday inaugurated a strategic link road connecting Dharchula of the Indian State of Uttarakhand and the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) of China via the Lipulekh Pass, a Nepali territory which lies in the country's north western frontier with China.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: The government of Nepal informed the Supreme Court recently that it has already asked the Indian government to amend the political map and return the Nepali territories including Kalapani and Lipulekh encroached by the Indian side.

Negotiate with evidence

January 7, 2020 09:16 am

The inclusion of Kalapani land in the new official political map of India followed President Xi Jinping’s state visit to Mamallapuram of India for an informal summit meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in October, 2019.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: The upper house of parliament on Thursday directed the government to settle boundary issues with India, unanimously endorsing a resolution motion that demands the reclaiming of the Nepali territories of Kalapani, Lipulekh and Limpiyadhura from encroachment by the Indian side.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: Former minister and a leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Khagaraj Adhikari has registered a resolution motion in the parliament secretariat on Sunday seeking a House directive to the government to take diplomatic initiative to remove Indian troops from Kalapani and Lipulekh areas in far-western Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The International Relations Committee of the parliament has directed the government to issue a new political map of the country by including Limpiyadhura, Kalapani and Lipulekh inside the Nepali territory.

Reclaiming our land

December 3, 2019 10:33 am

The Indo-Nepal border dispute at Limpiyadhura, Lipulekh and Kalapani is getting intense. Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has accused Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli of giving consent to include these areas in political map of India. It is a serious allegation to the government head at a time when the government has sent a ‘note verbale’ for immediate round table meeting to solve the dispute.

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

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.

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.

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 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.