The border disputes have been a sore point in Nepal-India relations for decades. The control of Kalapani, Lipulekh and Limpiyadhura by India has been a source of contention, leading to strained relations between the two countries. It is imperative that both sides approach these disputes with sincerity and a genuine desire to find a mutually acceptable solution. These disputes, including that of the Susta area in Nawalparasi, are not merely territorial issues; they represent the aspirations and national identity of the Nepali people. They must be addressed in a manner that respects the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Nepal.

NEW DELHI, Sept 10: Indian and Chinese soldiers will disengage at a disputed area along a remote western Himalayan border by Sept. 12, India's foreign ministry said on Friday, after more than two years of a standoff following a deadly clash.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: The ruling Nepali Congress(NC) has said that India's move to continue road construction in Lipulekh area despite Nepal's protest is 'objectionable'.

BALEWA, Dec 30: The border dispute between Baglung and East Rukum has not been resolved till date and help from the provincial governments has been sought to deal with the issue.

SRINAGAR, India, Aug 31: India said Monday its soldiers thwarted China’s “provocative” military movements near a disputed border in Ladakh region amid a monthslong standoff.

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”.


May 10, 2020 07:50 am

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.

Global Balancing for Kalapani

January 13, 2020 09:28 am

Dark water emerges from the springs of this remote valley in the mountains, a land of exquisite beauty, a land under military occupation for decades.

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.

DHANGADHI, Dec 12: A joint border survey team formed to fix border pillars along the Nepal-India border is yet to fix a total of 329 pillars in Kailali district.

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.

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.

The battle for Kalapani

November 25, 2019 08:33 am

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.

POKHARA, Nov 24 : Spokesperson for the government Gokul Prasad Baskota today said border disputes with India would be resolved through diplomatic and political efforts based on international norms.

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 17: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday urged India to recall its troops from Kalapani that belongs 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.

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November 11, 2019 18:00 pm

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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.

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.

KAILALI, Aug 31: A border dispute between Gauriganga Municipality and Ghodaghodi Municipality has become further complicated.

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.

BARA, Nov 14: A border dispute has ensued between two municipalities after both the local units assign contract for extracting construction materials from the same area of Lalbakaiya River.

Border dispute should not continue: PM

September 13, 2018 22:23 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that there should be no border dispute between Nepal and India.