NEW DELHI, June 10: Indian and Chinese military commanders made progress in talks on Wednesday to defuse a standoff along their disputed border in the western Himalayas after pulling back some troops in confidence-building gestures, Indian government officials said.
KOLKATA, May 11: Indian and Chinese troops on border patrols skirmished briefly in the northeastern state of Sikkim neighboring China, the South Asian nation’s defense ministry said on Sunday, blaming “aggressive behavior on both sides”.
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.
KATHMANDU, Dec 23: The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has vowed to take immediate steps to remove the Indian security camps and remove Indian troops from the Kalapani area in far-western Nepal through diplomatic channels.
KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Former prime minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has urged the government to initiate diplomatic efforts to resolve the border dispute emerged in the Kalapani region at the earliest, arguing the erstwhile CPN-UML had gathered some evidences to substantiate the claim that Limpiyadhura falls in the Nepali territory.
KATHMANDU, Dec 7: The Global Policy Forum for Nepal (GPFN) has said that India's unilateral act to publicize its political map by incorporating Nepali territory in its side of the border is illegal. The group said the Indian act violates both the mutually agreed past treaty and international laws.
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 is fighting a battle with facts and evidence for Kalapani, the land area that actually belongs to Nepal but which India has been claiming, occupying and using as its own for many decades. Without some kind of assurance from New Delhi that what is Nepal’s shall remain Nepal’s, or without some conciliatory approach, Kathmandu and New Delhi look headed toward sour, even fractured, ties, we don’t know for how long.
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 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 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.
SRINAGAR, India, Oct 20: India said on Sunday two soldiers and a civilian were killed in cross-border shelling with Pakistan in the disputed Kashmir region, while Islamabad said six died on its side, making it one of the deadliest days since New Delhi revoked Kashmir’s special status in August.
TIKAPUR, Feb 25Kailali district is currently entangled in border disputes at two different locations. The district is facing border disputes with the southern neighbor India at the border points at Tikapur and Dhangadhi.A Nepal-India joint survey team postponed works of the four disputed border pillars located at Khatrola of Tikapur-8 and Fulbari of Dhangadhi-14.