KATHMANDU, Jan 16: The Nepal government on Sunday requested the Indian government to stop unilateral road construction in Lipulek, while publicizing its official position on Nepal-India boundary disputes in the country's western frontier that has lately created an uproar in Kathmandu.

No time for big deal

January 14, 2021 11:15 am

Prime Minister Oli’s legal and moral standing is under question in Nepal’s Supreme Court. Pradeep Gyawali, his minister, lacks legitimacy to talk to his Indian counterpart on strategic issue of long-term implications for Nepal.

What became of Rishiman?

August 8, 2020 13:30 pm

India’s reluctance to heed Nepal’s appeal to resolve Kalapani issue diplomatically has exasperated Nepali people in and outside the country. The facts support the claim of Nepal on Kalapani, Lipulekh and Limpiyadhura. The world has come know to know about it.

WASHINGTON, May 27: U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had offered to mediate a standoff between India and China at the Himalayan border, where soldiers camped out in a high-altitude region have accused each other of trespassing over the disputed border.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi renewed his ‘neighborhood first’ policy on the first day of New Year 2020 by making telephone calls to his counterparts in the neighboring countries including Nepal, there are high hopes that the irritants that exist between Nepal and India including border issues would be resolved in the new year.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Stating that the government is making diplomatic efforts to resolve the border issues with neighboring India, Prime Minister KP Oli on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the government does not require any directive from the apex court in this regard.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Lawmakers from both ruling and opposition parties have criticized the government for not showing seriousness about border security after two ministers skipped a parliamentary summons to answer questions over the issue.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 20: Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Dr Shashanka Koirala has said Kalapani and Lipulek are parts of Nepal's territory and their ownership can't be given to others under any circumstances.

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

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.