A new chapter in Nepal’s quest for political stability

Source: The Hindu Relevance: Recent political events in Nepal, probable reasons, and lessons for India Synopsis: Unfolding of political events in Nepal in light of KP Oli’s tenure and possible lessons for India. Background On July 12, 2021, the Supreme Court of Nepal passed a judgement in a case demanding that Sher Bahadur Deuba be… Continue reading A new chapter in Nepal’s quest for political stability

New transition in India-Nepal relations 

Synopsis: Recent Joint Commission Meeting in Delhi was a positive development for bilateral relations of India and Nepal.  Introduction   The Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali visited New Delhi for the sixth meeting of the India-Nepal Joint Commission.  What was discussed in the meeting?  In this joint meeting discussions on the following project and assistance took place. It will strengthen India-Nepal relations: –   India assured an early delivery of vaccines to… Continue reading New transition in India-Nepal relations 

 Vaccine Maitri: India Vaccine diplomacy exercise  

Why in News?   India will officially start its vaccine diplomacy with the name “Vaccine Maitri” under  its  Neighborhood First policy.  Vaccine Diplomacy: It is the use of vaccines to increase a country’s diplomatic relationship with  other countries.   Key Features of Vaccine Maitri  India will supply Made-in-India Covid-19 vaccines to its neighboring and key partner countries Under its Neighborhood First policy.  Bhutan and Maldives will be the first to get the vaccines followed… Continue reading  Vaccine Maitri: India Vaccine diplomacy exercise  

Kalapani territorial dispute between India and Nepal resurfaced

Synopsis: Kalapani territory is one of the major disputed border areas between India and Nepal. But the dispute is not yet resolved by mutual terms and usually resurface time and again. In this article, you can read about the details of the dispute and the steps that India should take. Introduction: Present development Nepal has raised… Continue reading Kalapani territorial dispute between India and Nepal resurfaced

Approach of India and China on Nepal’s political crisis

Synopsis: Beijing and New Delhi are adopting different approach towards China after Nepal’s prime minister decided to dissolve Parliament.  Background:  The Supreme Court has given Mr. Oli some time to explain his actions. It is yet to decide on putting a stay on the election process.  Ever since Nepal adopted its new Constitution in 2015, there… Continue reading Approach of India and China on Nepal’s political crisis

India – Nepal relations- Present challenges and solutions

India – Nepal relations– Present challenges and solutions  Sources: Pax Indica, The Diplomat, RSTV Big Picture  This article on India Nepal relations – present challenges and solutions, has been developed based on The Hindu editorial “Nepal in turmoil”.  India and Nepal share a unique relationship, both of them share friendship and cooperation underpinned by linguistic, cultural and civilizational links, along with a wide range… Continue reading India – Nepal relations- Present challenges and solutions

Reasons behind Nepal’s political crisis and India’s stance

Context: PM Oli’s decision to opt for fresh elections by dissolving the lower house has created a new political crisis in Nepal. What is the current crisis in Nepal? Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s move to dissolve the Lower House of Parliament, in order to counter the discord within the ruling party and a challenge… Continue reading Reasons behind Nepal’s political crisis and India’s stance