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Indian dacoits shelter in Nepal, by Mithilesh Yadav (rep 10/12/2018)

India opens door wider to electricity exporters, by Bibek Subedi and Anil Giri (kp 08/12/2018)

8 Nepali women go missing from Delhi shelter home, by Suresh Raj Neupane (kp 06/12/2018)

Indian security  force blocks road construction: Border security force of India, Shasastra Seema Bal, says Bhimdutta Municipality was planning to build the road at no-man’s-land, by Bhawani Bhatta (kp 05/12/2018)

India becoming safe haven for criminals from Nepal, by Mithilesh Yadav (rep 05/12/2018)

‘I’m visiting Janakpur as cultural envoy’, by Santosh Singh (kp 04/12/2018) [on the planned visit by Chief Minister of the Indian State of Uttar Pradesh and Hindu leader Yogi Adityanath]

Nature without borders: India and Nepal can cooperate in crossborder conservation, by  Sewa Bhattarai (nt 30/11/2018)

Nepal to ask India to remove quotas: Trade deficit with the southern neighbour has been ballooning annually, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 29/11/2018)

America is watching: Nepal will have to watch not only how India is responding to Nepal’s engagement with China but also be mindful that United States is watching us as much, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 29/11/2018)

Nepal, India and China: Fostering ties that bind, by Bal Krishna Dahal (ht 28/11/2018)

Time to replace: Replacing 1950 treaty with new pragmatic agreement will best serve interests of both Nepal and India and strengthen their bonds, by Rebanta Bahadur KC (rep 25/11/2018)

Nepali exhibitors complain about hassles at customs, by Suresh Raj Neupane (kp 24/11/2018)

Government clueless about  Adityanath’s  visit  Janakpur gears up for Uttar Pradesh chief’s arrival, by Anil Giri (kp 23/11/2018)

Nepal razes three bridges built by India: nepal granted india permission to  construct two wooden bridges across mahakali river in Byas in October. However, the indian side constructed five bridges, by Manoj Badu (kp 23/11/2018)

Enovy nominee Acharya faces tough challenges in Delhi, by Suresh Raj Neupane (kp 20/11/2018)

Implement the EPG Report, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 18/11/2018)

Follow the recommendations: If the recommendations of EPGs are ignored, it might raise fresh resentment against India in Nepal, by Umesh K Bhattarai (rep 14/11/2018), Nepal-India panel report awaits Modi’s attention: New Delhi ‘reluctant to receive report’ because  of its contents and Madhesi representation issue, by Anil Giri (kp 15/11/2018)

Acharya named ambassador to new Delhi, by Anil Giri (kp 12/11/2018), Acharya rewarded for backing govt policies (ht 13/11/2018)

Nepal’s Sovereignty & Indian Security Proposal, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 11/11/2018)

Nepal-India high level meeting next month: Joint commission meeting expected to discuss all  outstanding issues including the EPG report, by Anil Giri (kp 06/11/2018)

40 women rescued from India, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 06/11/2018)

Modi to visit Nepal for Bibaha Panchami (rep 04/11/2018)

Nepal, India to jointly monitor movement of Rohingya refugees in border areas, by Rewati Sapkota (ht 31/10/2018)

The sky is the limit: India’s refusal to grant two-way western air routes is a barrier for Nepali airlines, by Hari Prasad Shrestha (kp 30/10/2018)

Bridge over Mechi River  yet to come into operation (ht 28/10/2018)

Ayodhya to Janakpur: Oli to invite Modi for Bibaha Panchami, by Anil Giri (kp 17/10/2018) [Hindu fundamentalist ambitions?]

93 nepali workers robbed at border in three years: Study, by Mohan Shahi (kp 11/10/2018)

Nepal to settle border disputes with India in 4 yrs: PMO (rep 11/10/2018) [And why shall it take so long???]

Indian border markets chock-a-block with Nepali Dashain shoppers, by Mohammad Habib (rep 11/10/2018)

Border security emerges as a major challenge in Ilam, by Bhim Chapagain (rep 10/10/2018)

Nepal allows India to build 2 wooden bridges across Mahakali River, by Manoj Badu (kp 07/10/2018)

Dahal’s Delhi drift: At this point of time, Pushpa Kamal Dahal is seeking New Delhi’s support to ascend to power, while New Delhi is seeking Dahal’s support to minimize China’s influence in Nepal, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (rep 04/10/2018)

Amlekhgunj-Motihari petroleum pipeline: IOC expresses concern over project progress (kp 28/09/2018), India agrees in principle to extend pipeline to Chitwan: According to the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies, India has also agreed to build a pipeline system to import liquefied petroleum gas, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 29/09/2018)

Nepal, India petroleum meet deferred (kp 27/09/2018)

The blockade: Lessons unlearned; For a country that has suffered thrice because of blockade, blockade should not be a mere tool for certain leaders to capitalize during the elections, rise to power and lead the government, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 27/09/2018)

Nepal to propose new gas pipeline with India (kp 26/09/2018)

Nepal-India Second Cross-Border Transmission Line: MCC official hopeful Nepal, India will resolve differences soon (rep 25/09/2018)

MP Karki raises issue of ‘stateless’ Nepali speaking people in India (ht 24/09/2018)

Modi may visit Janakpur again, officials say, by Anil Giri (kp 24/09/2018)

Nepal-India Inland waterways: Officials: Feasibility study to be over in two months, by Suresh Raj Neupane (kp 22/09/2018)

Nepal-India boundary meeting concludes (kp 22/09/2018)

Economic reforms in India will help Nepal, says NITI vice chair (ht 21/09/2018)

Nepal and India border group meet starts today, by Anil Giri (kp 19/09/2018)

Nepal, Bhutan should be inclined to India: Indian Army chief (rep 18/09/2018) [?????]

Nepali team visits India to study inland waterways, by Suresh Raj Neupane (kp 17/09/2018)

Shoppers throng Indian markets ahead of Dashain (kp 17/0/2018)

Nepal-India Relations: Shun The Colonial Mindset, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 16/09/2018)

Economic diplomacy is a key to enhancing Nepal-India relations, interview with Gopal Krishna Agrawal (rep 16/09/2018)

Deal boundary issues keeping national interests at core: PM: Kathmandu to host 5th Nepal-India Boundary Working Group meeting (kp 14/09/2018)

Nepal, India issues linger as deadline looms, by Anil Giri (kp 13/09/2018)

Delhi did not protest Kathmandu skipping drill, say Nepali officials, by Anil Giri (kp 12/09/2018) [Why should Indiia, if it has never been agreed as the Nepali govt claims?]q

Turning towards the East: Least developed countries like Bhutan, and Nepal should undertake and market integration with India, by Mahendra P. Lama (kp 12/09/2018)

Modi's delay in receiving EPG report raises doubt over Indian commitment, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 11/09/2018)

Migrants' problems will be resolved soon: Dahal (kp 08/09/2018)

Janakpur-Patna bus service to begin from September 16, by Shyam Sundar Shashi (kp 07/09/2018)

Dahal’s foreign trips are about diplomacy - and his own image, by Anil Giri (kp 06/09/2018), Dahal says meeting with Indian PM Modi ‘successful’, by Suresh Raj Neupane (kp 09/09/2018) [What is 'successful' if a politician without state function meets the Inden PM?], Dahal, Modi discuss producing mineral water from Everest (ht 09/09/2018) [??], Tours and travels: Politicians should follow the rules when they go abroad (kp 11/09/2018) [based on PK Dahal's visit to India]

‘Open border, an opportunity for the poor’ (ht 06/09/2018)

Nepal and India push health pact: Co-operation and partnerships in health will move forward based on the proposed agreement, by Suresh Raj Neupane (kp 06/09/2018)

Reserve Bank of India unlikely to swap banned Indian notes lying in Nepal: Nepal has around INR 100 million in demonetised Indian banknotes of 500- and 1,000-rupee denominations (ht 05/09/2018)

Indian nationals obstruct Thute stream bridge, by Shankar Acharya (kp 02/09/2018)

Locals in border areas terrified by Indian Police, by Nirmal Ghimire (rep 02/09/2018)

Nepal and India agree to survey cross-border rail: India’s Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd has been tasked with the engineering cum traffic survey (kp 01/09/2018), MoU signed for technical study of Raxaul-KTM railway (rep 01/09/2018)

India to build Mahakali main canal (kp 01/09/2018)

Nepal, India to sign two agreements on sidelines of BIMSTEC (ht 26/08/2018)

Energy banking accord may be signed in Oct, by Bibek Subedi (kp 24/08/2018)

Locked between two neighbors: The strategic significance of Nepal’s geographic location will soar on account of China’s economic superpower status and India’s vast potential for emulating China, by P Kharel (rep 22/08/2018)

Nepal, India to sign MoU on rail survey, bulk cargo, by Anil Giri (kp 20/08/2018)

‘EPG report will be implemented at any cost’, by Suresh Raj Neupane (kp 20/08/2018)

Nepal-India joint team visits landslip-hit areas, by Manoj Badu (kp 19/08/2018)

Integrated Check Post in Birgunj set for expansion; The four-month-old facility is unable to handle the volume of commerce passing through, by Shankar Acharya (kp 16/08/2018)

India wants to deploy its paramilitary force to guard Koshi Barrage: Indian official; Nepali security personnel capable enough to guard the barrage: Saptari CDO, by Jitendra Kumar Jha(rep 16/08/2018)

India grants Rs 470m for Postal Highway Project (kp 15/08/2018)

Janakpur-Jayanagar-Kurtha railway: Wet lease train starts this year (kp 15/08/2018)

Modi set to open pilgrims’ house (kp 15/08/2018)

Imports from India: NRB makes LC mandatory for imports of over IRs 50 million (rep 15/08/2018)

Nepali, Indian experts propose ‘smart border’ to limit crossings, by Anil Giri (kp 13/08/2018)

Nepal and India to set up help desks at border posts (kp 11/08/2018), APF, SSB to set up 'help desks' on border during Dashain and Tihar (rep 11/08/2018)

Uprety out of India ambassador race (kp 09/08/2018)

Nepal-India trade and transit: Prep meeting for trade treaty tomorrow; Nepal will also urge India to allow it to use other Indian sea ports during the review (kp 08/08/2018), Nepal to push for more
Indian investments
, by Suresh Raj Neupane (kp 09/08/2018), Nepali delegation seeks Indian support to address trade barriers (rep 11/08/2018), Preferential treatment sought, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 12/08/2018)

Nepali passport holders flying out from Indian airports face hassles (rep 08/08/2018) [????]

Looking south: Nepal should now explore “look north” policy alternatives for trade, technology, connectivity and financial integration, by Suresh Sharma (rep 07/08/2018)

Selection of envoy to India ‘in limbo’: Cabinet has not authenticated candidate Neel Kantha Uprety’s recommendation as ambassador, by Anil Giri (kp 07/08/2018)

India starts road project inside Nepali boundary, by Bhawani Bhatta (kp 07/08/2018)

Koshi barrage-displaced awaiting compensation since three generations, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 04/08/2018)

India closes its field office in Biratnagar, by Madhav Ghimire and Dev Narayan Shah (kp 02/08/2018)

More Nepali women rescued from Delhi by Rewati Sapkota (ht 02/08/2018)

Delivery of Nepal-bound cargo to Jogbani via rail to continue (ht 02/08/2018)

BJP leader says Look south policy could give Nepal access to sea (kp 01/08/2018), Senior BJP leader wants Nepal to adopt "look south" policy (rep 01/08/2018)

Bridge project stalls following border dispute, by Santosh Singh (kp 01/08/2018)

Another group of Nepali women rescued from Delhi, by Suresh Raj Neupane (kp 01/08/2018)

Indian PM Modi’s Janakpur visit inflicts Rs 28m bill (kp 31/07/2018)

Nepal delegation visiting India to revise bilateral trade treaty (rep 31/07/2018), Process of reviewing Nepal-India trade treaty comprehensively begins (ht 01/08/2018)

Government halts process of sending eight Tibetan refugees to India (ht 31/07/2018)

Nepal-India Think Tank Summit on Tuesday (rep 30/07/2018)

India presents Rs 2.1 billion housing grant to Nepal: Indian aid reimburses first tranche of grant given to 42,086 victims in Nuwakot and Gorkha (kp 28/07/2018)

Nepal-India relations: Emerging Positive Vibes, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (rn 28/07/2018)

Kathmandu to host Nepal-India Think Tank Summit on Tuesday (kp 28/07/2018)

Modi’s foreign tour delays Indo-Nepal report, by Suresh Raj Neupane (kp 27/07/2018)

16 Nepali women rescued from Delhi, by Suresh Raj Neupane (kp 26/07/2018), More than 150 Nepali women feared caughtin trafficking racket, by Kamal Panthi (kp 26/07/2018)

The never-ending border disputes still linger: Locals accuse Indian SSB of taking away their cattle, by Bhim Chapagain (rep 26/07/2018)

India field office closes on Aug 1 (kp 25/07/2018)

Delhi puts Nepali vehicles in the fast lane to India, by Suresh Raj Neupane (kp 22/07/2018)

Mahalisagar dam inundates paddy farms of Kapilvastu, by Kiran Man Bajracharya (rep 22/07/2018)

Nepal seeks India nod to switch $750m credit line (kp 20/07/2018) [No more need for reconstruction? The Indian conditions are as destructive as the Nepalese conditions on the work of NGOs under the guise of NIP!]

Nepal, India review implementation of bilateral projects: The two sides agree to address the problems faced by the implementing agencies at the earliest (kp 19/07/2018), Nepal-India to address problems of ongoing bilateral projects (rep 19/07/2018)

Uprety named envoy to India (kp 17/07/2018) [Obviously contrary to article 245 of the constitution! Besides, once again two male Bahuns are nominated into leading positions; based on the principles of inclusive politics, no male Bahun must be nominated; there are already too many of them in control of state organs and parties!!], Shrestha, Gautam object to govt pick for Delhi mission (kp 21/07/2018)

Nepal-India meeting: Inland waterway first on Koshi, Narayani rivers; ndia has set up infrastructure in Kalughat and Sahibgunj which Nepal can use for cargo shipment, by Anil Giri (kp 16/07/2018),
Technical team to study inland waterways (kp 17/07/2018)

Foreign Ministry to facilitate connectivity projects (kp 16/07/2018)

Redefining neutrality: What are the new markers of Nepal’s neutrality when Nepali leaders are redefining Nepal as a bridge between India and China?, by Gaurav Bhattarai (rep 16/07/2018)

Nepal clamps on India’s small project grants (kp 10/07/2018)

Lentil imports through Sirsiya jump twofold, by Shankar Acharya (kp 10/07/2018)

Nepal, India to make concerted bid to complete two cross-border rail lines (rep 10/07/2018), Nepal, India to expedite rail project (kp 11/07/2018)

Farmers lament inability to export produce to India, by Bhim Chapagain and Giriraj Baskota (rep 09/07/2018)

Redefining Nepal-India Ties, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 08/07/2018)

India to send officials on paid Nepal tour (kp 07/07/2018)

India lifts restrictions on import of Nepali ginger: India has imposed ban on the import of Nepali ginger on several occasions citing chemical residue issues (kp 05/07/2018)

Together on agriculture: Nepal should seek Indian support in seed production and marketing, agriculture mechanization and development of agriculture-related infrastructure, by Bhairab Raj Kaini (rep 04/07/2018)

NEA to urge India not to raise energy prices, by Bibek Subedi (kp 04/07/2018)

EPG completes its task with single joint report, by Anil Giri (kp 01/07/2018), Nepal-India EPG finalises joint report (ht 01/07/2018), EPG recommendations will benefit both nations: Koshyari (rep 02/07/2018)

Govt 'least interested' about Nepalis missing in India, by Khamma Khatri (rep 28/06/2018)

Locals prevent Indian company from digging no mans' land, by Binod Subedi (rep 28/06/2018)

EPG tenure end July 4: Joint report, term on Kathmandu meet agenda (kp 26/06/2018), EPG may wrap up work today, by Anil Giri (kp 30/06/2018), EPG meet focuses on resolving contentious issues (rep 30/06/2018)

700 Nepali containers stuck in Kolkata, by Ritesh Tripathi (rep 25/06/2018)

Nepal should ask China, India to build railway links on grants (rep 24/06/2018), Nepal plans to get set for India, China rail projects (kp 25/06/2018)

Indian delegation discuss ways to boost trade (kp 21/06/2018)

Birgunj ICP fails to please importers, by Ritesh Tripathi (rep 21/06/2018)

India agrees to open two quarantine posts in Nepal, by Suresh Raj Neupane (kp 20/06/2018)

Border hopping shoppers increase after budget, by Mohan Budayer (kp 20/06/2018)

Let’s spread our wings: The agenda for the Nepal-India aviation meeting should include the Himalaya Route, by Tri Ratna Manandhar (kp 14/06/2018), Breakthrough expected in Nepal-India air route talks (kp 15/06/2018), Meeting on new air route feasibility kicks off (ht 15/06/2018), Nepal to get 4 new air gateways, by Sangam Prasain (kp 17/06/2018), The India connection: The opening of four new air routes is welcome news but implementation is key (kp 18/06/2018)

Nepal and transit: Despite the distance, Visakhapatnam offers lower end-to-end cost for Nepali traders, by Mahendra P. Lama (kp 13/06/2018)

The three-body problem: The efforts of Oli government in restoring relations with India should not be taken as obstacle to continued closeness of Nepal with China, by Gao Liang (rep 13/06/2018)

India provides Rs 99.2m for irrigation project (ht 12/06/2018)

Storage facilities to be built for dusty cargo (kp 11/06/2018)

Nepal-India joint technical team to visit flood-prone sites, by Suresh Raj Neupane (kp 09/06/2018)

Lack of consulate at Vizag delays shipments: More than 1,400 containers are stuck at the port in India due to paperwork hassles, by Shankar Acharya (kp 09/06/2018)

Nepal-India talks on air routes next week, by Sangam Prasain (kp 07/06/2018)

Army chief Chhetri heads to India, by Binod Ghimire (kp 06/06/2018)

Now is the time: Development, peace and stability should be the foundation for trilateral relations, by Lok Raj Baral (kp 06/06/2018)

EPG likely to seek one month term extension: The Indian side has given two reasons for added tenure: Health condition of one of its EPG members and need for top level consultations on outcome of the report, by Anil Giri (kp 04/06/2018)

Tanker drivers protest in Amlekhgunj (ht 04/06/2018)

Execution of pacts with India picks up pace: Ministry forms a panel to carry out study on inland water navigations in Nepali rivers leading up to Indian sea ports, by Anil Giri (kp 03/06/2018)

Koshi victims still await compensation (ht 03/06/2018)

Locals: Indian SSB obstructing Bhadariya bridge construction, by Shahiman Rai (kp 03/06/2018)

Nepal-India technical committee meet in June third week (ht 02/06/2018)

Surkhet-Delhi bus service starts, by Nagendras Upadhyaya (rep 02/06/2018)

Swaraj’s ‘Indians in Janakpur’ comment unfortunate: MoFA (kp 30/05/2018)

Indian govt offers Rs 555 million grant to develop Postal Highway (kp 30/05/2018), India hands over Rs 529.72m (ht 30/05/2018)

Three is company: Nepal can unleash the Greater Himalayan Region’s true potential only if it adopts trilateralism, by Madhukar SJB Rana and Atul K. Thakur (kp 30/05/2018)

Misreading Nepal: As Nepal leans further toward China, not just politically, but also socially and economically, India may be left wondering why its narrative is failing in Nepal, by Bishal Thapa (rep 29/05/2018)

CII Foundation hands over health posts in Dolakha (ht 29/05/2018)

Tea entrepreneurs continue facing obstruction at Panityanki border, by Bhim Chapagain (rep 29/05/2018)

Biratnagar India camp staffers awaiting word from Delhi, by Raju Adhikari (rep 29/05/2018)

Police nab Indian security personnel in Rautahat for ‘kidnapping’ Nepali entrepreneur, by Madaan Thakur (rep 27/05/2018)

Another diplomatic gamble: If Modi could scratch Oli’s back, so did Oli on Modi’s back. This is a diplomatic gamble of two powerful personalities of Nepal and India, by Aditaya Man Shrestha (rep 27/05/2018)

EPG defers June 1-3 meeting (kp 26/05/2018)

Reshaping India’s Neighborhood Policy, by Bhuwan Upreti (sp 25/05/2018), Faithfully Yours: Although Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent trip focused on visits to Hindu shrines, his visit also helped bring Nepal-India relations back on track, by Keshab Poudel (sp 25/05/2018), Modi-3 + Arun-3 = L^3?: All this happened despite the fact that all outstanding projects promised by Modi-1 and Modi-2 are pending or badly behind schedule, and despite no relief forthcoming to Nepal on many Nepal-India issues including border inundation, demonetization loot and harassment of travelers, by Dipak Gyawali (sp 25/05/2018)

Squashed in the middle: A Kathmandu-New Delhi-Beijing diplomatic corridor is an urgent need for Nepal, by Saurav Raj Pant (kp 24/05/2018)

The Modi ripples: Pandering to the masses by playing divisive politics is a cheap way of gaining publicity. Playing victim card forever is no solution to Madhes, by Manjeet Mishra (rep 24/05/2018)

Nepal-India Ties: Breaking the Rhetoric, by Shyam KC (rn 23/05/2018)

A balancing act: With an eye on the 2019 Lok Sabha election, instability in the neighbourhood will not bode well for Modi, by Suman Mandal (kp 23/05/2018)

Security locks installed on 1,260 tankers: The security locking system is a specially designed safety measure that is being implemented by Indian Oil Corporation in India (kp 23/05/2018)

Nepal and India to run joint operation to check wildlife poaching, by Bhawani Bhatta (kp 22/05/2018)

Modi Mantra and Oli Tantra, by Prem Khatry (rn 22/05/2018)

India’s field office ‘to close’ (kp 20/05/2018), Nepal-India issue ends as Delhi closes field office, by Suresh Raj Neupane (kp 23/05/2018)

Cautious time: India holds a greater leverage and it will ensure that their strategic interests are fulfilled. Nepal needs to do the same, by Rohit Karki (rep 20/05/2018)

Crucial EPG meeting on June 1-3 in Kathmandu (kp 19/05/2018)

Indian farmers grow crops illegally in Saptari district, by Abadhesh Kumar Jha (kp 18/05/2018)

Naxalbari to Lhasa, via Kathmandu: China, after its war with India, lent support to several insurgent groups in India. The Naxalites were one of them, by Amish Raj Mulmi (kp 18/05/2018)

Living with China: Great Indian irony is that when Nepal seeks to diversify trade with China and attract Chinese FDI, they take it as an intrusion on their area of influence, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 16/05/2018)

Connected through borders: Madhes should have used this as an opportunity to reveal its vision on how it seeks to engage with the Indian establishment, by Kalpana Jha (kp 16/05/2018)

India to drop discriminatory rule in power trade (rep 16/05/2018)

Govt seeks contractor for access road works, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 16/05/2018)

16 border pillars missing in Panchthar (rep 16/05/2018)

A mere lip service? Modi’s visit to Nepal was more jam packed and less result oriented, by Achyut Wagle (kp 15/05/2018), Lawmakers raise questions over Modi visit (ht 15/05/2018), Modi’s silence on statute leaves Madhesi parties in quandary (rep 15/05/2018), Geopolitical test: After his visit to India last month, PM Oli has become soft toward India and his priority seems to have changed, by Umesh K. Bhattarai (rep 15/05/2018), NSU protests against BJP leader Azad’s anti-Nepal comment: The student wing of Nepali Congress has decided to continue the agitation until Azad apologises (kp 16/05/2018), Modi’s Modus Operandi, by Dhruba H. Adhikary (rn 16/05/2018), Improving Nepal-India Relations, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 16/05/2018)

Think new: We need to depart from conventional thinking of Nepal-India relations to address each other’s concern in a pragmatic way with new approach, by Pradhumna B. Shah (rep 15/05/2018)

Parties condemn Indian MP’s remark on Janakpur (rep 14/05/2018), BJP MP Azad in territory row: Minister Gyawali says ‘Nepal will take up Janakpur issue with India’; Lower House MPs are angry over suspended BJP MP Kirti Azad’s comment that Jankapur is part of Indian territory (kp 15/05/2018)

There won’t be another blockade: PM (kp 14/05/2018), Meeting with Modi positive, says PM (ht 14/05/2018)

Securing Indian Strategic Interest In Nepal, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 14/05/2018)

More air entry routes from India sought (ht 14/05/2018)

Delhi ‘ready’ to help reduce Nepal-India trade imbalances (kp 14/05/2018)

Mission Modi: For Nepal-India ties to deepen, bilateral agreements should be implemented (kp 14/05/2018)

India sends draft MoU for railway feasibility study: Two prime ministers agree to maintain momentum generated by Oli’s visit to India in April, by Anil Giri (kp 13/05/2018)

Nepal seeks India nod on grant rejig (kp 13/05/2018)

Strong ties ‘shall always remain: ’Province 2 government, Janakpur mayor honour Indian prime minister, by Ajit Tiwari, Shyam Sundar Shashi and Santosh Singh (kp 12/05/2018), Nepal, India to resolve key issues by Sept 19: 'India supports unified and prosperous Nepal', by Anil Giri (kp 12/05/2018), Police detain 30 protesters (kp 12/05/2018), Oli, Modi vow to expedite air, water, rail connectivity, by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 12/05/2018), Janakpur now a part of Ramayan Circuit: Modi, Oli jointly launch Janakpur-Ayodhya Bus Service (rep 12/05/2018), PMs jointly lay foundation for Arun III (rep 12/05/2018), Cops remove Bibeksheel protest banner (rep 12/05/2018) [Please no critics in Lord Modi!], Spheres for course correction: With his Indian counterpart, Nepali PM should take up the issue of additional checks by Indian security officers at TIA. No such arrangement exists anywhere in the world, by Hemant Arjyal (rep 12/05/2018), Police arrest 23 anti modi protesters (kp 13/05/2018), Cross-party leaders meet Indian PM Modi (kp 13/05/2018)

Cautious optimism as Modi visits again: Preparations over for civic reception in ancient town; Muktinath sees heavy snowfall, by Anil Giri (kp 11/05/2018), Janakpur ready for reception, by Ajit Tiwari, Shyam Sundar Shashi and Santosh Singh (kp 11/05/2018), NRA seeks renegotiation of Indian credit, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 11/05/2018), Modi faces Twitteratis’ wrath; few come to his defence (kp 11/05/2018), Weather, too, unfavourable (kp 11/05/2018), A balancing act: Nepalis will greet Indian PM Modi with cautious optimism unlike in 2014 when they gave him a standing ovation (kp 11/05/2018), Have a pleasant stay: Nepali civil society should forget the past and consider the long-term benefits of Modi’s visit, by Randhir Chaudhary (kp 11/05/2018), Janakpur to Janakpur, by Om Astha Rai (nt 11/05/2018), Modi’s Himalayan marathon: The Indian prime minister’s visit to Nepal sparks hope, dismay and speculation, by Om Astha Rai (nt 11/05/2018), A political pilgrim, by Om Astha Rai (nt 11/05/2018)

India-China Collaboration, by Narad Bharadwaj (rn 11/05/2018)

Budhanagar ICP set to come online early, by Binod Bhandari (kp 10/05/2018)

Modi visit to ink railway and waterways pacts, by Anil Giri (kp 10/05/2018), Janakpur set to welcome Modi, by Ajit Tiwari and Santosh Singh (kp 10/05/2018), Parts of Kathmandu undergo hasty makeover, by Anup Ojha (kp 10/05/2018)

Ex-PMs, ministers ask Oli to put national intersts ahead (kp 09/05/2018), Oli looking forward to Modi’s visit (ht 09/05/2018), Modi in Janakpur: Cementing bilateral ties, by Hari Bansh Jha (ht 09/05/2018), NRA urges expediting release of Indian reconstruction aid (rep 09/05/2018), Shared concern, shared prosperity: India should examine the relevance of some assumptions of ‘Nehru doctrine’ and build a new paradigm of shared concern and shared prosperity with Nepal, by Prakash Chandra Lohani (rep 09/05/2018)

Nepal-India border dispute continues (ht 09/05/2018)

Modify relations: Nepal-India dealings have transformed from a relation based on hierarchy to one based on friendship, by Sujeev Shakya (kp 08/05/2018)

Janakpur calling: Modi’s visit might become epochal in bolstering socio-economic and cultural ties between Nepal and India, by Hari Bansh Jha (rep 07/05/2018)

Missed opportunities: Two economically powerful countries are our permanent neighbors. They should be Nepal’s natural strategic partners for development, by Kedar Neupane (rep 06/05/2018)

India plans three ‘surprise gifts’ (kp 06/05/2018)

India’s small development project: Indian aid to pass through Nepal’s budgetary channel; Officials say the move will allow govt control over spending and maintain transparency; India has been directly funding up to Rs 50m as  SDP scheme since 2003 (kp 05/05/2018)

Yellow lentils being smuggled into India, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 05/05/2018)

No longer a yam? Will Nepal develop an alternative vision for connectivity if the trans-Himalayan economic corridor doesn’t work out?, by Amish Raj Mulmi (kp 04/05/2018)

Govt renews controversial Indian embassy Small Grants Projects, by Surendra Paudel (rep 03/05/2018)

Modi visit to ink Nepal-India easy agro exports deal, by Suresh Raj Yadav (kp 02/05/2018), Modi to begin Nepal visit from Janakpur (ht 02/05/2018), Modi to stop over in Janakpur, Muktinath on way to Kathmandu, by Suresh Yadav (rep 02/05/2018), Special package on anvil for Janakpur, by Suresh Raj Neupane (kp 03/05/2018), Mustang prepares for Modi visit, by Santosh Pokharel (rep 03/05/2018), To Modi, with memories: What PM Modi will do and say during the visit will largely determine how Nepal and Nepalis will cope with bitter memories of blockade, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 03/05/2018), Mustang gears up for Modi’s Muktinath visit (kp 04/05/2018), Modi to visit Nepal from May 11 to 12: India (ht 04/05/2018), Janakpur to Janakpur, by Om Astha Rai (nt 04/05/2018)

Modi-Xi yin yang: Nepal has in the past lacked the acumen and strategy to bring both India and China on-board in cooperation, by Achyut Wagle (kp 01/05/2018)

Nepal prods India for new air routes, by Sangam Prasain (kp 30/04/2018), Well-connected: Air routes must be a key agenda during Indian PM’s visit if new international airports are to be feasible (kp 01/05/2018)

Nepal, India agree to amend transit treaty to facilitate Nepal’s trade (rep 30/04/2018)

'Do not compromise on national interests in the name of equidistant relations' (rep 30/04/2018)

Lack of railway rakes delays transportation of goods, by Shankar Acharya (kp 30/04/2018), Country seeks bulk cargo facility at more customs points (ht 30/04/2018), India ‘agrees’ to set aside 125 rail cars (kp 01/05/2018), Fast tracks: Nepal needs to hold India to its promises to better rail connectivity for cargo shipments (kp 02/05/2018), Indian train arrives near Biratnagar (ht 02/05/2018)

1st cargo train arrives near Biratnagar: this is part of a trial to  create a second cargo train route linking nepal with india after Birgunj, by Madhav Ghimire (kp 30/04/2018)

Improving operational capacy: Govt mulls plan to boost traffic at ICP, by Shankar Acharya (kp 29/04/2018)

Transit, trade treaties and RSA to be reviewed, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 29/04/2018)

Indian border force dismantles electric fence on Nepal side, by Bhawani Bhatta (kp 28/04/2018)

Biratnagar trials Nepal’s second cargo train route, by Madhav Ghimire (kp 27/04/2018)

Tilathi locals say India ‘reluctant’ to control Khado stream flood, by Abdhesh Kumar Jha (kp 26/04/2018)

CONCOR starts ferrying Nepal-bound cargo containers to Jogbani: The move is expected to lower transportation cost for Nepali traders (ht 26/04/2018)

Oli, Modi to lay foundation stone for 900-MW Arun III (rep 26/04/2018)

Nepal’s only ICP fails to operate at full capacity, by Shankar Acharya (kp 25/04/2018)

Govt unveils wish list for IGC meeting: Nepal will also ask India to allow it to use inland waterways for the movement of cargo within the framework of trade and transit arrangements, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 24/04/2018), Nepal lists out its priorities for IGC meeting (ht 24/04/2018)

Police rescue two Nepalis from Delhi brothel (kp 23/04/2018)

Cautious optimism in Nepal as India and China show sign of rapprochement, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 23/04/2018)

Customs formalities for Nepal bound cargoes at Indian ports to ease, by Ritesh Tripathi (rep 23/04/2018)

Modi likely to visit Nepal in second week of May, by Suresh Raj Neupane (kp 22/04/2018), Indian PM Modi to visit Nepal from May 11 to 12 (ht 22/04/2018), Preparations on for Modi’s visit to Janakpur (kp 23/04/2018), Preps begin for Modi’s visit starting May 11, by Anil Giri (kp 24/04/2018), Province 2 decides on Modi’s civic reception (kp 25/04/2018), Preparations in full swing for Modi's Janakpur visit, by Suresh Yadav (rep 30/04/2018), Modi first foreign PM to visit provincial HQ, by Anil Giri and Ajit Tiwari (kp 02/05/2018)

Indian currency crunch in Rajbiraj (ht 22/04/2018)

Impact of demonetisation: Why this issue was not raised during PM Oli’s state visit to India remains a mystery, by Narayan Manandhar (kp 22/04/2018)

Where is my home? There are those Nepalis in India who are from Nepal and hold Nepali citizenship and then there are others who live in India and hold Indian citizenship, by Binayak Sundas (rep 21/04/2018)

Container tracking system launched as pilot project, by Suresh Neupane (kp 20/04/2018)

Nepal-India energy secretary-level talks end (ht 19/04/2018)

Testing times: Signing agreements does not mark a real gain. Many agreements remain only in papers, by Rishi Dhamala (rep 17/04/2018), To newer heights: How successful Prime Minister Oli’s latest state visit to India was remains to be seen, by Birendra P. Mishra (kp 19/04/2018)

A talk with Mr Oli: Visit to India should provide an important impetus for the two countries to strengthen their joint efforts to progress and advance, by Salman Haidar (kp 19/04/2018)

‘Positive vibes’ in EPG after PM’s India visit, by Suresh Raj Neupane (kp 13/04/2018), Nepal-India EPG meet under way (ht 13/04/2018), EPG sides exchange report drafts (ht 14/04/2018), Eighth Nepal-India EPG meet concludes (ht 14/04/2018)

NEA offers power banking to India, by Bibek Subedi (kp 13/04/2018)

Crossing point: Extra vigilance needed on both sides of Indo-Nepal border to curb human trafficking (kp 13/04/2018)

Nepal-India Ties Redefined, by Narad Bharadwaj (rn 13/04/2018), Oli’s Test Of Balancing Relations, by Hira Bahadur Thapa (rn 13/04/2018)

India-funded post-quake housing reconstruction project starts (kp 12/04/2018)

LPG bottlers upset ‘non-explosive certificate’ issue not resolved during PM Oli’s India visit (ht 12/04/2018)

Nepal and India to discuss waterways link in Pokhara, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 11/04/2018)

India-Nepal railway study soon (kp 11/04/2018)

India visit successful, historic: PM (kp 09/04/2018), Nepal-India ties harmonious, says PM Oli (ht 09/04/2018), Was prime minister's India visit a success?, by Roshan Sedhai (rep 09/04/2018), Congress points to issues missing from visit agenda: Party spokesman says the NC had expected Prime Minister Oli to take up issues of Pancheshwar DPR and trade deficit seriously with the Indian side (kp 09/04/2018), Good start: PM’s India visit can be hailed as a success even as we await implementation of agreements (kp 09/04/2018), Ties on track: The visit proves that nepal and India share an ineluctable bond and that acrimony should have no place in our age-old ties (ht 09/04/2018), ‘No reason to cheer new project announcements’ (rep 09/04/2018), Two NC leaders divided over outcome of PM’s India visit (kp 10/04/2018), Amity With All, Enmity With None, by Madhavji Shrestha (rn 11/04/2018), Success In ‘Mending’ Soured Ties!, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 11/04/2018), Oli’s India Visit: Some Achievements, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 12/04/2018), PM’s India Visit: Oli Lives Up To His Promise, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 15/04/2018)

Misplaced narrative: The ability to deal with India has been an important source of legitimacy for both bureaucratic state and political actors, by Pranab Kharel and Gaurab KC (rep 09/04/2018)

India-Nepal oil pipeline formally launched (rep 08/04/2018)

Barathwa-Biratnagar section of cross-border railway hits a snag, by Binod Subedi (rep 08/04/2018)

Oli says after meeting Indian PM: ‘No misunderstanding between Nepal, India’, by Chandra Shekhar Adhikari and Suresh Raj Neupane (kp 07/04/2018), Oli holds meetings with Gandhi, Yadav (kp 07/04/2018), Oli urges Indians to ‘seize biz opportunities’ in Nepal (kp 07/04/2018), Oli, Modi talk Nepal-India cooperation, by Roshan S. Nepal (ht 07/04/2018), PM Oli in New Delhi, key meetings today (rep 07/04/2018), New channels of cooperation open: India hails Nepal’s political achievements: Two prime ministers inaugurate Birgunj-based Integrated Check Post, by Chandra Shekhar Adhikari and Suresh Neupane (kp 08/04/2018), Banned Indian notes find no mention (kp 08/04/2018), Joint statement during the state visit of PM Oli to India (kp 08/04/2018), Agreement reached on three areas (ht 08/04/2018), Rail line to Kathmandu among accords inked by Nepal, India, by Roshan Sedhai (rep 08/04/2018)

‘SSB obstructs border people from tilling their own land’, by Shyamsundar Shashi (kp 07/04/2018)

Nepal, India to sign at least three agreements, by Anil Giri (kp 06/04/2018), DoS officials urge PM to prioritise border issue, by DR Panta (kp 06/04/2018), Province 7 PA wants PM Oli to seek upgradation of Gauriphanta entry point (ht 06/04/2018), What is different this time?, by Om Astha Rai (nt 06/04/2018), Virtually a blockade: PM Oli opposed the Indian Blockade in 2015, but as he prepares to visit Delhi he seems unaware of the stoppage at the Bhairawa border (nt 06/04/2018), Red carpet for a red leader, by Shekhar Kharel (nt 06/04/2018), Asking the difficult questions: Prime Minister Oli’s fence-mending trip to India is not getting into the touchy subject of Gorkha recruitment (nt 06/04/2018), Prime Minister Oli’s India Visit: International Diplomacy, by Siddhi B Ranjitkar (km 06/04/2018)

Press reset: PM Oli’s Delhi visit marks the beginning of a new phase of Nepal-India ties in the shadow of China, by Amish Raj Mulmi (kp 06/04/2018)

Birgunj ICP to be inaugurated on Saturday (rep 06/04/2018)

Respect Nepal, says Indian opposition: Parties in India tell PM Modi not to interfere in Nepal’s internal affairs, by Suresh Raj Neupane (kp 05/04/2018) [Says the same party that, in 1989 under its PM Rajiv Gandhi, imposed a direct economic blockade against Nepal!]

Chitwan authorities destroy ‘illegal’ Indian chicken (kp 04/04/2018)

Unfinished business: Prime Minister Oli should take up bilateral issues during his visits to India and China, by Niranjan Mani Dixit (kp 03/04/2018)

Birgunj Integrated Check Post likely to open April 5, by Shankar Acharya (kp 03/04/2018)

Banned Indian banknotes: NRB official hopes Oli visit resolves issue, by Suresh Raj Neupane (kp 01/04/2018)

Nepal to propose power swap deal with India, by Bibek Subedi (kp 01/04/2018)

Kathmandu, New Delhi announce April 6-8 date: Oli visit to deepen ties, by Anil Giri (kp 31/03/2018), Revisiting Nepal-India Relations, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 01/04/2018), PM for India’s supportive role in development (ht 01/04/2018), PM Oli’s visit aims to ‘redefine’ Nepal-India ties, by Anil Giri (kp 02/04/2018), No mere formality: There’s no denying political symbolism of a visit by PM who enjoys overwhelming support at home (kp 02/04/2018), Main objective is to strengthen goodwill: FMSays there will be no new agenda, agreement or demand from the Nepali side (ht 02/04/2018), Bulk cargo transit deal on Oli-Modi meeting agenda, by Suresh Raj Neupane (kp 03/04/2018), At least two pacts to be signed, by Anil Giri (kp 03/04/2018), As Oli goes to India: Prime Minister Oli holds almost the same strong clout in Nepal as his counterpart Narendra Modi does in India, by Hari Bansh Jha (rep 03/04/2018), PM tells Parliament: Past pacts in priority, by Binod Ghimire (kp 04/04/2018), Forwarders urge PM to lobby India to simplify procedures (kp 04/04/2018), PM Oli urged to stress cross-border trade: Also advised to seek facilitation of seamless vehicular movement via Siliguri Corridor (ht 04/04/2018), India visit to boost ties, says PM Oli (ht 04/04/2018), Prime Minister Oli has no new agenda for India visit: Dahal (ht 04/04/2018), No new accord with India that harms Nepal's interest: PM; Issues stern warning to 'Biplab' Maoists (rep 04/04/2018), Ex-PMs urge Oli to mend India ties (kp 05/04/2018), PM consults predecessors on India visit (ht 05/04/2018), Pancheswar project: Locals hoping PM's visit to kick start it (rep 05/04/2018)

Keeping the balance: Nepal’s economic relations with neighbours should be nurtured in a pragmatic manner that ensures sovereignty, by Surendra Regmi (kp 30/03/2018)

Borderline, by Kunda Dixit (nt 30/03/2018)

India ups price of electricity exported to Nepal: New rates come into effect on April 1 (rep 30/03/2018)

PM’s India Sojourn: Hopes And Limitations, by Narad Bharadwaj (rn 30/03/2018), “Nepal has more self-respect”, interview with Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali (nt 30/03/2018)

Byas residents demolish beam bridges built by India: Indian authorities had built eight rudimentary bridges over the Mahakali river in Darchula without consent from the Nepali side, by Manoj Badu (kp 29/03/2018)

PM’s India Visit: Focus On Strengthening Ties, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 28/03/2018), ‘Economy top agenda’ during Oli’s India visit (29/03/2018)

Lapse in border security in Panchthar, by Giriraj Baskota (rep 28/03/2018)

India, China key allies, says Oli: Nepal’s ‘foreign policy priorities start from neighbourhood (kp 27/03/2018)

The Himalayan opportunity: Nepal is best positioned to be at the centre of the intensifying regional and global discourse, by Sujeev Shakya (kp 27/03/2018)

Preparations for Oli’s New Delhi visit begin: Foreign Ministry officials have been alerted to be ‘ready’ for the visit, said  a senior official (kp 26/03/2018)

Distribution of land compensation starts, by Shanker Acharya (kp 26/03/2018), Indian government hands over ICP Birgunj to NITDB, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 26/03/2018)

Nepal-India business potential highlighted (kp 25/03/2018)

Indian projects worth millions of dollars in limbo, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 25/03/2018)

Over dozen families displaced by Indian road project in Banke, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 23/03/2018)

Delhi proposes April 6-8 for Oli’s India visit: This will be his first foreign visit since taking office on Feb 16, by Anil Giri (kp 22/03/2018), PM to visit India from April 6 to 8, by Rewati Sapkota (ht 23/03/2018)

Commerce minister holds discussions with Indian counterpart (ht 21/03/2018)

Track 2 diplomacy: Nepal should not let its international relations be handled by incompetent diplomats, by Saurav Raj Pant (kp 20/03/2018)

Indian NHRC directs govt to compensate (ht 20/03/2018)

India repairs Gandak canal (kp 19/03/2018)

Gyawali: Govt for balanced relations with India, China, by Mukul Humagain and Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 18/03/2018), Indian PM, Chinese prez will visit Nepal in 2018: FM Gyawali (rep 18/03/2018)

IGC meeting scheduled for April 26 and 27 (ht 18/03/2018)

Bhairahawa ICP fails to commence, by Rekha Bhusal (rep 18/03/2018)

Oli-led govt has full support of India, BJP: Jolly (ht 14/03/2018)

Vulnerable countries: The threat on Nepal’s national integrity is nothing compared to similar threat India is faced with in keeping itself intact, by Aditya Man Shrestha (rep 14/03/2018)

From dependence to interdependence: Nepal and India should take new initiatives to review and then renew their relations, by Prakash Chandra Lohani (kp 12/03/2018)

ICP construction moves ahead at snail’s pace, by Deo Narayan Shah (kp 11/03/2018)

200 students Get India’s Scholarship (kp 10/03/2018)

Kolkata Port plans upgrade to stave off competition, by Shankar Acharya (kp 10/03/2018)

India grants $16.2m to UN agencies: Aid will help rerebuild 50,000 quake-damaged houses in Gorkha and Nuwakot districtsSanghiya Samajbadi Froum-Nepal demands 3 ministerial berths and a constitutional position (kp 09/03/2018), India, UNDP, UNOPS tie up for reconstruction (ht 09/03/2018)

ICP construction in Nepalgunj begins, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 07/03/2018)

Nepal plans to finalise trans-shipment modality (kht 07/02/2018)

India admits to building makeshift bridges, track in Nepal sans permit, by Manoj Badu (kp 06/03/2018)

Land leased at Indian ports continues to remain unused, by Shankar Acharya (kp 03/03/2018)

Reviewing the Treaty of 1950, by Hira Bahadur Thapa (rn 02/03/2018)

Let’s get together: Cooperation between Nepal, India and Bangladesh will give a boost to South Asian regionalism, by Sunil KC (kp 01/03/2018)

ICP Birgunj to come into operation from mid-April (ht 01/03/2018)

EPG Report and Nepal-India Ties, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 28/02/2018)

Neighbourhood Nirvana: People to people exchanges between India and Nepal could help bilateral relationship move towards interdependence, by Mahendra P. Lama (kp 28/02/2018)

Connection needed: Nepal should immediately open a liaison office at Visakhapatnam Port in Adhra Pradhesh (kp 28/02/2018)

Delhi wants rail links with Kathmandu: Koshiyari; Says ties with India will improve during Oli’s tenure (kp 27/02/2018)

Dealing with big brother: With the leftist in the government for five years, there may not be a better time to improve bilateral ties with China, by Niranjan Narsingh Khatri (rep 27/02/2018)

Biratnagar-bound containers to be transported by rail route, by Ritesh Tripathi (rep 26/02/2018)

Nepali EPG urges new peace, friendship treaty with India, by Anil Giri (kp 23/02/2018), New Nepal-India pact on anvil, by Anil Giri (kp 25/02/2018), Acceptable final report to boost Nepal-India tiesEPG exchanges first draft reports (kp 26/02/2018), ‘No one will be disappointed after report is out’ (ht 26/02/2018)

Joint panel reviews status of India-funded projects: Officials discuss Tarai Roads Project and Integrated Check Posts (kp 23/02/2018), Steering committee meeting ends inconclusively (ht 23/02/2018)

Indian sugarcane hitting Nepali farmers’ income, by Nabin Poudel (kp 23/02/2018)

Nepal-bound gasoline being sold en route, by Binod Bhandari (kp 22/02/2018), NOC begins probe into gasoline smuggling: Fuel imported from India is sold en route before reaching Nepal as prices are higher across the border, by Binod Bhandari (kp 26/02/2018)

Beyond neighborhood: Going beyond neighborhood will help free Nepal from clutches of geopolitical vulnerabilities and lessens our asymmetric dependence on neighbors, by Gaurav Bhattarai (rep 22/02/2018)

Plans afoot to fully digitise Vizag port to ease third-country trade (ht 21/02/2018)

‘50 percent boundary posts missing or in dilapidated state’ (kp 20/02/2018)

Hunt on for new ports: Current ports being used by Nepali traders are either congested or unsuitable, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 19/02/2018)

Tired of waiting for Indian aid, MoE rebuilds schools on its own, by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 19/02/2018)

A global focus: Nepal’s geo-strategic position makes it the fulcrum in the balance of regional and global politics, by Asmita Verma (kp 18/02/2018)

Locals in border areas deprived of state facilities (rep 17/02/2018)

Aftershocks of the Blockade: Nepal and India both need to learn their lessons, and move on to improve bilateral ties, by Dinkar Nepal (nt 16/02/2018)

500 containers stuck at Vizag since December (ht 15/02/2018)

Dubious intention: Why is India pushing for opening more pension paying offices while pension can be paid through banking channels? It smells of ulterior motive, by Prem Singh Basnyat (rep 15/02/2018)

Export basket to India witnesses changes in new tax regime (ht 14/02/2018)

Indian army chief arrives (ht 13/02/2018) [Why?]

Dhamra port an option for third-country trade, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 12/02/2018)

Locals launch protest as ICP nears completion: Locals have threatened to padlock the ICP if their demand is not addressed by Monday, by Bhushan Yadav (kp 11/02/2018)

India delays road upgradation process, by Mohan Budhayer (kp 11/02/2018)

Protection for Indian farmers to further erode Nepal’s competitiveness (rep 11/02/2018)

UP CM pledges to improve Nepal-India road links (ht 10/02/2018)

Oli’s foreign policy dilemma: With India reaching out to Oli, it is now up to the CPN-UML Chairman to reciprocate appropriately, by Anil Giri (kp 09/02/2018)

Think beyond China: History shows if there is one thing India does not like, it is Nepal getting close to China. That’s a big problem, this lens should change, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 07/02/2018)

Days of reckoning: Proposed 300 meters high dam in Koshi has been brought to save Bihar from flooding and shift inundation to Nepal, by Aditya Man Shrestha (rep 07/02/2018)

Ginger farmers breathe sigh of relief after India lifts ban, by Ramesh Chandra Adhikari (kp 07/02/2018)

Indian inflections: The uniqueness and inseparability of Nepal-India relations must be looked upon as a strength, not a weakness, by Achyut Wagle (kp 06/02/2018)

Pilferage control: Cargo tracking system to be installed ‘soon’ (kp 06/02/2018)

Nepal, India agree to promote bilateral investment, tourism (ht 06/02/2018)

Modi visit likely after Oli becomes PM: Gyawali (kp 05/0172018) [New government needs orders?]

Nepali officials to inspect Indian ports: Secretary at the Ministry of Commerce is leading the Nepali delegation to ports in Calcutta, Visakhapatnam and Odissa (kp 05/02/2018)

Informal Visit Of Indian Foreign Minister, by Siddhi B Ranjitkar (km 04/02/2018), India Willing For Course Correction?, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 05/02/2018)

A tale of two cities: When it is 7:00 am in Dharchula, India it is already 7:15 am in Darchula, Nepal; as if twin sisters have been married into two different families, by Prakash Chandra Timilsena (kp 03/02/2018)

Oli and Swaraj discuss ways to further Nepal-India ties: Congratulating the CPN-UML on its electoral victory, Swaraj is said to have remarked that Nepal was  moving closer to a stable government, by Anil Giri (kp 02/02/2018), Swaraj here to ‘meet friends’ (ht 02/02/2018), Swaraj pledges help for new govts, by Anil Giri (kp 03/02/2018), India willing to work with new govt: Swaraj (kp 03/02/2018), Swaraj’s visit ill-timed: Bhattarai (kp 04/02/2018)

India raises Nepal grant by 74 percent (kp 02/02/2018)

Apex court asks govt to submit border details (kp 02/02/2018)

India digs trench along no man’s land in Banke, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 30/01/2018)

Anxiety of stability: Oli seems to be laying the groundwork for balancing relations with India and China but how it will play out is yet to be seen, by Som P. Pudasaini (rep 30/01/2018), Politico-diplomatic quandary: Nepal must have a pragmatic and consensus based foreign policy to pursue balanced relations with India and China, by Som P. Pudasaini (kp 31/01/2018)

Jaipur musings: The India-Nepal relationship should be reinvigorated by focusing on people-to-people connections, by Sujeev Shakya (kp 30/01/2018)

Swaraj to visit this week with Modi’s message, by Anil Giri (kp 29/01/2018), Swaraj to visit Nepal on Thursday (ht 30/01/2018), Oli ‘eager to work with Indian government', by Anil Giri (kp 30/01/2018), Swaraj to meet Oli first (kp 31/01/2018), Swaraj coming to reset ties, feel pulse: Experts, by Kposh Raj Koirala (rep 31/01/2018), Mending fences: Modi has extended olive branch by sending Sushma to Nepal; Oli should welcome gesture (kp 01/02/2018)

Cement factories change route to import clinker, by Shankar Acharya (kp 30/01/2018)

Nepal, India expedite work to restore lost, damaged border pillars in five years (rep 29/01/2018)

India drags feet in building new cross-border power line (kp 28/01/2018)

No man's land turning into a cowshed, by Tekendra Basyal (rep 28/01/2018)

Swaraj likely to visit Nepal before mid-Feb, by Anil Giri (kp 27/01/2018)

India gifts 36 ambulances, buses to organizations (rep 27/01/2018)

India Republic Day marked (kp 27/01/2018), Oli absent from embassy’s function (kp 27/01/2018)

‘India builts bridge on no man’s land’, by Kamal Panthi (kp 25/01/2018)

Nepali traders face hassles in ginger export to India once again (ht 25/01/2018), Indian non-tariff barrier to ginger export: Priority for agro-product exports limited to paper only (rep 25/01/2018), Ginger politics (rep 25/01/2018), Ginger worth millions rot in farms as India closes market, by Bhim Chapagain (rep)

Assistance to inter-dependence: Nepal’s needs have undergone massive structural changes triggered by the aspirations of a new generation and far reaching political changes, by Mahendra P. Lama (kp 24/01/2018)

India blocks Nepali ginger: Trucks filled with ginger turn back from Indian customs, by Bhim Chapagain (rep 23/01/2018)

Cargo movement via Visakhapatnam up, by Shankar Acharya (kp 23/01/2018)

Nepal-India border dispute: Nepali owners can use land lost in fresh demarcation, says govt, by Anil Giri (kp 22/01/2018), Security chiefs inspect ‘encroached’ land (kp 23/01/2018), Writ filed at SC seeking stay against border pillar installation (kp 24/01/2018), ‘Settle boundary dispute for good’ (kp 25/01/2018)

Modi congratulates Oli as ‘next PM’ (kp 22/01/2018)

Freshen up Nepal-India Ties, by Madhavji Shrestha (rn 19/01/2018)

Nepal’s export to India takes a steep dive (ht 19/01/2018)

Joint Nepal-India team starts inspecting pillars (ht 17/01/2018), New border survey ‘moves’  Nepali land towards India, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 18/01/2018) [??]

Officials visiting India to expedite release of reconstruction loan (rep 16/01/2018)

Power to the people: Despite huge potential, Nepal fails to meet demands for electricity and turns to India for bail-out (kp 12/01/2018)

Trilateral cooperation: Rather than looking for equidistance, Nepal should try and achieve more proximity with both its neighbours, by Lok Raj Baral (kp 12/01/2018)

EPG team told to keep national interest in core (kp 10/01/2018), Sixth Nepal-India EPG meet starting Thursday (rep 10/01/2018), EPG talks make ‘significant progress’ (ht 12/01/2018), EPG conducts second round discussion on 1950 India-Nepal treaty, by Anil Giri (kp 12/01/2018), 1950 Treaty to change: Eminent Persons Group on Nepal-India relations to begin report writing, by Anil Giri (kp 13/01/2018), Sixth EPG meet concludes, seventh to be held in Nepal in February (ht 13/01/2018)

Throwing down the gauntlet: New Indian foreign secretary’s appointment will reinforce view that India is willing to deal with the Chinese on their own terms, by Amish Raj Mulmi (kp 08/01/2018)

EPG all set to draft report: The 1950 Peace and Friendship Treaty remains a major bone of contention as both sides are indecisive whether to make amendments to it or scrap it (kp 04/01/2017)

Interconnecting ways: Construction of economic corridor between Nepal and its immediate neighbours may bring immense benefits to all three, by Aditya Baral (kp 02/01/2018)

Managing migration: Taking advantage of open border, India pushed Bhutanese Nepalis into Nepal, which was itself in dire need of international support to promote democracy, by Umesh K. Bhattarai (rep 02/01/2018)

Indo-Nepal Trade Fair to kick off on Feb 2 (kp 30/12/2017)

Call to operate Rangeli border, by Binod Subedi (rep 30/12/2017)

Joint team starts border pillar study in Farwest, by DR Panta (kp 29/12/2017)

Nepal faces hassles in clinker import: India stops allowing dusty cargoes to be unloaded at yard of Raxaul station (ht 26/12/2017), Transportation of clinker on hold as stalemate continues, by Rajesh Khanal and Shankar Acharya (kp 27/12/2017), Clinker arrives as transport dispute ends, by Shankar Acharya (kp 29/12/2017)

Nepali, Indian officials meet to discuss stalled clinker shipments (kp 25/12/2017)

Geopolitical romanticism: epal should see both India and China from a creative, geo-cultural perspective where hostility is given no place, by Abhi Subedi (kp 24/12/2017)

Modi lauds Oli on Left victory (kp 22/12/2017)

NEA asks India not to stop electricity supply: The state-owned power utility is currently importing around 400 MW of electricity from India (kp 22/12/2017)

The left alliance must strive to improve relations with India, interview with Ghanashyam Bhushal, Deputy General Secretary of CPN-UML (rep 21/12/2017)

Power imports from India likely to jump 26pc, by Bibek Subedi (kp 20/12/2017)

Narrow road delays ICP operation, by Ritesh Tripathi (rep 20/12/2017)

Raxaul locals threaten to halt Nepal-bound trucks, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 18/12/2017), Act immediately: India must ward off threats that  could disrupt Nepal’s imports (kp 19/12/2017)

400kV Butwal-Gorakhpur cross-border transmission line: Nepal to press India to agree on funding modality; Nepal and India had agreed to build the transmission line during the JSC meeting more than a year ago in New Delhi and had formed a joint technical team to prepare the DPR, by Bibek Subedi (kp 17/12/2017)

Traders fear congestion again at Kolkata port, by Ritesh Tripathi (rep 16/12/2017)

India welcomes Nepal polls (kp 15/12/2017)

Who won: India or China? Having secured a mandate to rule for next five years, no one should be surprised if new Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli makes a concerted effort to improve frayed ties with India, by Biswas Baral (rep 14/12/2017)

Nepal to ask India for more electricity (rep 14/12/2017)

Dealing With Neighbours, by Madhavji Shrestha (rn 13/12/2017)

IC shortage hampers trade, life in Birgunj, by Shankar Acharya (kp 13/12/2017)

Electronic tracking system for containers coming from Kolkata (rep 06/12/2017), Electronic cargo tracking system from January (ht 10/12/2017)

Stranded fertiliser being transported to Nepal (kp 05/12/2017)

APF, Indian SSB start joint border patrol (kp 03/12/2017)

Barriers make life difficult for ginger exporters (kp 02/12/2017)

Skewed View Of Indian Media, by Narad Bharadwaj (rn 01/12/2017)

End the monopoly: Allow more players to operate railway service between Kolkata and Birgunj (kp 28/11/2017)

Onion prices bring tears to Nepali eyes, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 28/11/2017)

Govt plans to bring its cargo via Vizag port (ht 27/11/2017)

Despite hassles, traders stick to Kolkata port (ht 26/11/2017), Talks planned to shorten process at Kolkata Port (kp 27/11/2017)

Nepal-India relations: Ramayan circuit, by Hari Bansh Jha (ht 23/11/2017)

Border to close for 72 hours (kp 22/11/2017)

SSB obstructs hume pipe installation (kp 14/11/2017)

All planned meetings stalled till elections (kp 11/11/2017)

Officials review progress in India-funded projects in Nepal (kp 09/11/2017)

Nepal urges India to send fertiliser to avert shortage (kp 04/11/2017)

Indian envoy inaugurates school building (ht 04/11/2017)

Bhutan lessons: Nepal has a lot to learn from Bhutan on how to, and how not to, deal with India on hydropower, by Shraddha Gautam (rep 30/10/2017)

India removes GST on services supplied to Nepal against payment in Indian currency (ht 29/10/2017)

B’desh, India and Nepal to enforce transport deal: Dhaka urges Delhi to facilitate power import from Nepal, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 25/10/2017)

Nepal-bound cargo stuck at Kolkata port, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 25/10/2017), India agrees to ease cargo movement (kp 26/10/2017), Fertilisers stuck at port as planting season nears, by Shankar Acharya (kp 26/10/2017)

Delhi mission vacant after envoy’s resignation (kp 24/10/2017)

Delay and hassles in Indian transit raise Nepal’s cost of trade (ht 18/10/2017)

Nepali ginger stranded at border after India’s GST, by Raju Adhikari (rep 18/10/2017), India removes tax on Nepali ginger exports: Officials say the problem will recur if a permanent solution is not sought, by Parbat Portel (kp 29/10/2017)

Equidistance is fantasy: Nepal has deep-rooted ties with India, and China will never be able to take its place, by Biranchi Paudyal (kp 18/10/2017)

Nepal-India joint team inspects ICP Birgunj (ht 16/10/2017)

India imposes GST on Nepali ginger: If Nepali traders pay the tax amount, they will end up forking out Rs10,000 for each truck of ginger that enters India, says a customs agent
 (kp 15/10/2017)

EPG progress: Miles to go; Neither 1950 treaty nor any other agreement between the two countries provides for border regulation, by Hari Prasad Shrestha (rep 11/10/2017)

Work in progress: Softening its position on demands of Madhes-based parties, India now seems to support the constitution implementation process, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 10/10/2017)

Detained Tilathi father, son duo freed, by Deo Narayan Sah (kp 08/10/2017)

GST waiver on Nepal-bound transit cargo can save Rs 1.2b annually, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 08/10/2017)

Border traffic chaos chokes Birgunj (ht 08/10/2017)

Flood-damaged bridge repaired by Indian side, by Dev Narayan Sah (kp 07/10/2017)

Smuggling of goods from India rampant in Kailali (ht 06/10/2017)

The EPG muddle: It is becoming increasingly clear that substantive issues related to the 1950 treaty can be settled only through extensice political engagement, by Biswas Baral (rep 05/10/2017), Nepal-India EPG working to ready first report by March (kp 07/10/2017), Nepali side presents ‘clear views’ on all related issues: Elaborate discussions set to take place today, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 08/10/2017), EPG takes up border management issue (ht 08/10/2017), EPG to suggest border regulation measures, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 09/10/2017), ‘1950 treaty will not remain the same’ (ht 09/10/2017)

Krishnanagar biggest entry point for Indian goats, by Manoh Poudel (kp 04/10/2017)

Water bomb: Nepal’s rivers are a disaster waiting to happen in the monsoon, and this worries India, by Pawan Roy and Saurav Raj Pant (kp 28/09/2017)

Nepali envoy to India aims federal parliament seat (kp 25/09/2017), Envoy Upadhyay quits to contest polls (kp 07/10/2017)

So close to Big Brother: Is this government moinister our very own minister or some anonymous, self-appointed spokesperson for the Ministry of Micromanagement?, by Devendra Gautam (rep 25/09/2017)

To India, with love: India should be happy that Nepal finally got the new constitution after decades of struggle and is now working to implement it, by Jhalak Prasad Khanal (rep 24/09/2017)

Nepali migrants harassed at Indian border town' (kp 21/09/2017), More Nepalis being extorted in Indian border areas, by Tekendra Deuba (ht 25/09/2017)

Indian side ‘indifferent’ to repairing damaged bridge, by Lila Ballav Ghimire (kp 20/09/2017)

Cautious optimism: All outstanding issues must be resolved so that bilateral relations can progress, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 19/09/2017)

Post-Doklam blues: The war of words between the two rising global stars, nuclear powers and Asian giants continues to be a matter of great concern for Nepal, by Som P. Pudasaini (rep 17/09/2017)

Building Mutual Trust In China-India Ties, by Hira Bahadur Thapa (rn 15/09/2017)

Dahal objects to PM’s remarks on Koshi dam (kp 14/09/2017)

Indian transport operators ‘fleecing’ Nepali migrants (kp 13/09/2017)

Stateless Gorkhas: Instead of advocating for Madhesi rights in Nepal, Modi should first grant rights to his own citizens, by Puran P. Bista (rep 13/09/2017)

Misreading Nepal: Nepalis know that they cannot afford to be anti-India but when they witness open Indian meddling they won’t stay quiet either, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 12/09/2017)

China-Nepal-India Economic Corridor, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 11/09/2017)

Harmonizing of rules discourages informal trade between Nepal and India, by Ritesh Tripathi (rep 11/09/2017)

Trade through Biratnagar border point resumes, by Dev Narayan Shah (kp 11/09/2017)

Bill of export mandatory for imports of over Rs 5,000 from India (ht 10/09/2017)

Nepal-India talks on Pancheswar DPR end inconclusively (ht 08/09/2017)

India’s Oli complex: India wants to keep China-baiting and ‘anti-Madhesi’ KP Sharma Oli and his party out of power at any cost. That would be a mistake, by Biswas Baral (rep 07/09/2017)

For the good of all: Water, terrorism and connectivity are the three urgent issues for Nepal and India, by Binoj Basnyat (kp 06/09/2017)

Changing tide: Chinese experts have already warned that India could cite security concerns to derail BRI projects in Nepal, by Abhijit Sharma (rep 06/09/2017)

Nepali team heads to India for Pancheshwar talks (kp 05/09/2017)

Susta locals take risky boat ride to enter India: Alleged SSB harassment in the name of border security screening drives many to avoid usual route, by Narayan Sharma (kp 04/09/2017)

A turn in the South: Deuba’s visit comes against the larger backdrop of India’s desire to improve ties with Nepal, by Akhilesh Upadhyay (kp 04/09/2017)

Reclaiming our destiny: New Delhi’s active interest and involvement in all our political transformations further weakens Nepal and ends up progressively increasing Indian clout here, by Devendra Gautam (rep 03/09/2017)

Nepal, India to conclude boundary works in 5 yrs (kp 31/08/2017)

Only a meaningful partnership will yield tangible results, interview with Deep Kumar Upadhyay, Nepal's ambassador to India (kp 28/08/2017)

Nepal-India trade via Biratnagar comes to halt (kp 26/08/2017) [Maybe this is part of the outstanding agreements between Deuba and Modi!?]

Nepal, India sign four pacts on rebuilding, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 25/08/2017)

Bhimnagar-Bhantabari small customs: Alternative checkpoint to ease Nepal-India trade, by Dev Narayan Sah (kp 25/08/2018)

Modi seeks to better ties with Nepal: Holds one-to-one meeting with Deuba ahead of delegation-level talks; Focus: Clearing bottlenecks in bilateral relations, by Anil Giri (kp 24/08/2017), Prime minister bats for shared prosperity (ht 24/08/2017), India hails local polls, wishes for statute implementation: Prime Minister Deuba promises to amend the constitution in future by mustering strength in Parliament, by Anil Giri (kp 25/08/2017), PM Deuba’s remarks on statute draw flak (kp 26/08/2017), Deuba, Modi launch two cross-border power lines, by Bibek Subedi (kp 25/08/2017), Nepal, India agree to expedite hydel projects: Modi invited to inaugurate Arun III hydropower; Joint mechanism to check border floods, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 25/08/2017), Nepal, India joint statement reaffirms strong bilateral ties (ht 25/08/2017), Prime Minister Deuba’s India Visit, by Siddhi B Ranjitkar (km 25/08/2017), Nepal-China ties ‘figured prominently’ in PM Deuba’s Delhi engagements, by Anil Giri (kp 26/08/2017), PM’s Successful Visit With Ifs And Buts, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 28/08/2017)

Pancheshwar multipurpose project: Project suffers setback as DPR talks falter, by Bibek Subedi (kp 24/08/2017)

NOC requests IOC to install security locks (kp 23/08/2017)

Indian blockade reduced Nepal-India drugs trade by 46.5 percent: Study (rep 22/08/2017)

Preparations for PM’s India visit ‘complete’: Official announcement likely today, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 21/08/2017), 7-9 MoUs to be signed during PM’s India visit, by Anil Giri (kp 22/08/2017), Things to do in Delhi: The Nepali people want bilateral ties to be redefined to emphasise interdependence, by Suresh Sharma (kp 22/08/2017), Exorcising Indian ghosts, by Bishal Thapa (rep 22/08/2017), PM’s India Visit: Trip To Bolster Relations, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 23/08/2017), Oli urges PM to take up matters of nat’l interest with India (kp 23/08/2017), Untimely sojourns: A clear agenda and a national mandate are necessary for ground-breaking negotiations in Nepal’s best interests, by Som P. Pudasaini (kp 23/08/2017), PM heading for India today leading 59-member delegation (rep 23/08/2017), Deuba’s Delhi brief: The onus is on countries like Nepal which share borders with both India and China to step up efforts to deescalate, by Devendra Gautam (rep 23/08/2017)

PM Deuba will have to demonstrate independence in Nepal’s foreign policy, interview with Mahesh Maskey (kp 21/08/2017)

Nepal-bound cargo stranded in India, by Shankar Acharya (kp 21/08/2017)

Lesson for disaster preparedness: Disaster Risk Management and renegotiations with India a must to mitigate future flood disasters, by Khagendra N. Sharma (kp 20/08/2017)

Ex-PMs advise Deuba to raise flooding issue with India: Deuba is visiting India just days after floods caused by torrential monsoon rains wreaked havoc across the Tarai region (kp 20/08/2017)

Sabre-rattling in the HimalayasNepal should develop a policy that addresses the interests of China and India while protecting its own interests first, by Binoj Basnyat (kp 18/08/2017)

India likely to announce new projects during PM’s visit (kp 18/08/2017)

Susta locals try to breach Gandak canal (kp 18/08/2017)

Indian dams caused flood havoc in Nepal: Bhim Rawal (rep 16/08/2017)

Organic chemistry: Both Sher Bahadur Deuba and Narendra Modi are charismatic characters and both share willingness to make things happen, by Rishi Dhamala (rep 16/08/2017)

‘Pancheswar, Arun III, Upper Karnali on PM’s agenda’ (ht 13/08/2017)

Indian embankment causing inundation in Banke, by Kalendra Sejuwal (rep 13/08/2017), Indian roads next to border caused Tarai floods: Minister, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 14/08/2017)

Nepal requests GST exemption in services procured by Nepali traders (ht 13/08/2017)

Security checking at Belahiya border relaxed after two weeks (rep 13/08/2017)

Quid Pro Quo In Nepal–India Ties, by Biswo Pradhan (rn 11/08/2017)

Let’s focus on concrete outcome: PM to Swaraj, by Anil Giri (kp 11/08/2017)

PM’s India visit: Follow-up on deals high on agenda, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 11/08/2017), Cross-border power line added to PM’s wish list, by Bibek Subedi (kp 11/08/2017)

Drawing lines: Kalapani is often lost in the chorus of centuries-old Nepal-India relations or in the din of Indian meddling (kp 11/08/2017)

Experts say Doklam standoff opens avenue for Nepal to settle its boundary issues: Experts say Nepal has a perfect opportunity to raise its boundary issues, as Kathmandu will be hosting two high-profile guests from the south and the north in the coming week, by Anil Giri (kp 10/08/2017)

PM to ask India to amend power trade guidelines, by Bibek Subedi (kp 10/08/2017)

‘Govt should prepare position paper on Lipulek Pass issue’, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 09/08/2017)

India agrees to reduce energy prices, by Bibek Subedi (kp 09/08/2017), Nepal-India PEC meeting reviews tariff of imported electricity (ht 10/08/2017)

‘Right time to invest in Nepal’ (ht 09/08/2017)

Bhairahawa border point: Heightened security hits Nepal-India trade, by Madhav Dhungana (kp 08/08/2017), No progress in cargo flow via Bhairahawa border point (kp 09/08/2017), Lengthy checks ward off traders from Bhairahawa, by Madhav Dhungana (kp 12/08/2017)

Nepal-India Power Exchange Committee: Ghising off to Delhi to negotiate prices (kp 08/08/2017)

‘No extension of India’s Small Development Project deal’: Federal system bars local units from taking funds directly from bilateral  or multilateral donors (kp 05/08/2017)

Nepal-India 1950 treaty: Nepali EPG side on horns of dilemma; Seeks suggestion whether to amend pact or replace it with a new one (kp 03/08/2017)

Govt in fix over extending India’s ‘umbrella agreement’: The Indian Embassy maintains that it does not release funds directly to the beneficiary organisations (kp 03/07/2017)

GST and Nepal: There are questions regarding how GST will impact Nepali economy. Such concerns are valid as Nepal has special trade relation with India, by Narayan Silwal (rep 03/08/2017)

Neighbourhood Policy, by Madhavji Shrestha (rn 02/08/2017)

Nepal-India power panel to meet after six year hiatus, by Bibek Subedi (kp 02/08/2017)

Indian minister to visit Nepal for BIMSTEC meet: In Kathmandu, Swaraj is expected to meet senior political leaders besides the President and the prime minister (kp 02/08/2017)

PM Deuba set to visit India from Aug 23: To focus on deals reached during his earlier visits as prime minister, by Anil Giri (kp 02/08/2017) [??], Now, implement it: As the leader who signed Mahakali Treaty with India in 1996 Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba should discuss implementation of Pancheshwar Project during his India visit, by Hari Bansh Jha (rep 03/08/2017), PM’s Upcoming India Visit: Is It A Suitable Time?, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 05/08/2017)

MoC assures WBG about NIRTTP implementation (ht 01/08/2017)

ICP Birgunj to be handed over soon (ht 31/07/2017)

SSB 'harassing' Nepalis in the name of security checks, by Rekha Bhusal (rep 31/07/2017)

30-month term extension recommended for Joint Project Office on Saptakoshi, Sunkoshi (rep 28/07/2017)

Equidistance or asymmetry? (nt 28/07/2017)

Call for ending mutual distrust to strengthen Nepal-India ties (kp 27/07/2017)

Unusual Indian security check hits Nepal’s trade, by Madhav Dhungana (kp 26/07/2017), Traffic congestion at Bhairahawa eased, by Madhav Dhungana (kp 27/07/2017)

Doklam deterrent for Nepal: China apparently has the best interest of Nepal at heart, while India is forever scheming to undermine our sovereignty and territorial integrity, by Biswas Baral (rep 24/07/2017), Tree tenets: We have a strange political culture here in Nepal. One is not considered a patriot and pro-Nepal unless one is anti-India, by Sundar Mani Dixit (rep 24/07/2017)

FNCCI to hold Nepal-India investment summit in October (rep 24/07/2017)

Reassuring the neighbours: Our parties need to formulate a clear strategy to address ties between China, India and Nepal, by Binoj Basnyat (kp 23/07/2017)

Rs 23.73 million Indian support for postal roads (kp 20/07/2017), Indian govt provides Rs 237.39 million support for postal highway project (ht 21/07/2017)

Doklam dispute should make us serious about protecting our land at tri-junctions, interview with Buddhi Narayan Shrestha (rep 20/07/2017)

No additional fee on Nepal's third-country trade from GST: India (rep 20/07/2017)

Ginger exports to India resume after a hiatus of 19 days, by Raju Adhikari (rep 20/07/2017), Ginger exports to India back on track, for now, by Pratap Bista (kp 22/07/2017)

Nepalis, saddled with banned Indian rupee notes, risk losing savings (ht 19/07/2017), Nepalis may not be able to exchange banned IC, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (20/07/2017)

Passersby facing trouble in Raxaul border point (rep 19/07/2017)

Preparations for PM’s India visit begin (kp 18/07/2017) [He should better start working on the numerous tasks at the home front!!]

Behind closed doors: EPG should hold public consultation on how to review all bilateral treaties and agreements, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 16/07/2017)

Vizag port offers low cost, link to China: Officials, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 15/07/2017)

Indian financial assistance for campus building in Dhading (ht 15/07/2017)

PM Deuba’s India visit proposed for Aug 17-19, by Anil Giri (kp 14/07/2017)

Squeezed in the Himalaya: Nepal and Bhutan find themselves in a tight spot as Sino-Indian tensions grow, by Sean Shoemaker (nt 14/07/2017), The Himalayan thaw (nt 14/07/2017)

India urges Nepal to set up consulate in Visakhapatnam, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 13/07/2017)

ICP launch put off due to construction delays (kp 13/07/2017)

The 1950 treaty The 10-12 million Indian Gorkhas have been demanding the treaty’s abrogation or special provisions to protect them, by Mahendra P. Lama (kp 12/07/2017)

India grants double entry e-visa facility to foreign tourists : With the double-entry benefits, tourists coming India can visit Nepal and can return to India within the stipulated time (kp 09/07/2017)

No progress on road projects financed by Indian soft loan (rep 09/07/2017)

The GST of it: The two governments should sit down and work out a way to make transit services exempt from the GST, by Purushottam Ojha (rep 09/07/2017), Govt team to visit India for GST talks (kp 10/07/2017), India to compensate Nepali traders affected by GST, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 12/07/2017)

Tilathi flooding in Saptari an outcome of multiple factors: Locals, officials say joint Nepal-India efforts required to solve problem, by Abadhesh Kumar Jha (kp 08/07/2017)

Nepal-India oversight mechanism meeting: Indian-funded projects ‘yet to gain momentum’ (kp 07/07/2017)

Nepal-India trade returns to normal (ht 07/07/2017)

Cross border power trade: Indian regulations a jolt for would-be electricity exporters from Nepal, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 06/07/2017), Reconsider it: India needs to reconsider the regulation as per the Power Trade Agreement signed between Nepal and India in 2014 (ht 07/07/2017)

‘Envoys of Nepal, India to fix PM’s Delhi visit’ (kp 06/07/2017)

India denies Nepali gas bullets to transport cooking gas (rep 05/07/2017)

Foreign Minister in New Delhi (kp 03/07/2017), Mahara raises four issues with India: Swaraj congratulates Nepal for successful two rounds of local elections, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 04/07/2017), Mahara meets Sushma Swaraj (ht 04/07/2017)

Indian embankment threatens lives on Nepali side of border, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 03/07/2017)

Nepal’s non-alignment: Nepal expects both neighbours to understand that it is walking a tight rope while dealing with them, by Dinesh Bhattarai (kp 02/07/2017)

Nepali traders scramble to make sense of GST, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 02/07/2017), Nepal’s trade volume takes a hit (ht 04/07/2017), India’s GST slows down Nepal’s imports, exports (kp 05/07/2017)

Inholy delay: There has been no effort to implement the 2014 three-year agreement on twin city ties between Janakpur and Ayodhya, by Hari Bansh Jha (rep 02/07/2017)

Experts visit site of Integrated Check Post, by Shankar Acharya (kp 30/06/2017)

NRB seeks G2G talks on INR exchange (ht 29/06/2017)

DPM to leave for Delhi on Sunday, by Anil Giri (kp 28/06/2017), Mahara visiting Delhi to lay ground for Deuba visit (rep 29/06/2017)

Indian Railways hikes demurrage on wagons, by Bhushan Yadav (kp 28/06/2017)

India asks its citizens not to use Aadhar card for travel to Nepal (rep 27/06/2017)

Contest between giants: Managing growing Indian and Chinese interests will be a major foreign policy challenge for Nepal in the days ahead, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 27/07/2017)

Indian CA graduates to be barred from practicing (kp 26/06/2017)

Nepal-India border closed for elections (rep 26/06/2017)

Indian leader Aiyar in political meetings (kp 24/06/2017)

Gas bullets grounded for lack of licences (kp 23/06/2017), Operation of Nepali LPG bullets in limbo (ht 23/06/2017)

Envoy Upadhyay meets UP chief minister (kp 22/06/2017)

Nepalis waiting endlessly to exchange Indian notes (kp 21/06/2017)

Equidistance revisited: Equidistance indicates maneuvering of small states like Nepal while dealing with big powers like India and China, by Gaurav Bhattarai (rep 21/06/2017)

Indian, Chinese envoys call on PM Deuba: In the meetings, the ambassadors from India and China discussed the political situation in Nepal and various bilateral issues with Prime Minister Deuba (kp 17/06/2017)

India ‘firm’ on inclusive constitution in Nepal, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 17/06/2017)

Landlocked mindset: Nepal should wake up to the reality that it has rights and responsibilities regarding the high seas, by Kanak Mani Dixit (nt 16/06/2017)

Nepal-watching from Delhi: Is there really a shift in India’s approach to election and amendment in Nepal?, by Akanshya Shah (nt 16/06/2017)

PM to visit India after local polls: Mahara to Indian envoy (kp 15/06/2017)

Neighbourhood first? It devolves on India to carry forward the process of improving regional connectivity with understanding, vigour and speed, by Raghu Dayal (kp 15/06/2017)

Border points to be sealed for local polls (kp 14/06/2017)

Himalayan feat: Pushpa Kamal Dahal adeptly kept balanced ties with India and China during his second term, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 08/06/2017)

Herbs worth Rs542m exported to India, by Krishna Prasad Gautam (kp 04/06/2017)

Police free Indian DSP, others caught ‘abducting’ Nepali man, by Mohan Shahi (kp 03/06/2017)

Mahat claims ties with India, China stronger, balanced: Keeping Nepal’s national interests at the core, Mahat says the Foreign Ministry opted for ‘proactive diplomacy’ (kp 03/06/2017)

Nepal requests India to cut energy prices: Nepal pays Bihar IRs5.62 to IRs5.55 per unit while the Dhalkebar-Muzaffarpur line costs only IRs 3.60 per unit (kp 01/06/2017)

Changing tunes: Delhi-wallas are right that misinformation, miscommunication and misunderstanding have aggravated Nepal-India tensions, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 01/06/2017)

Indian envoy advises RJPN to go to polls (rep 31/05/2017)

Fourth meeting of Eminent Persons Group begins in Dehradun, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 30/05/2017), EPG meet ends on positive note: Fifth meeting of the Eminent Persons Group to take place in August in Kathmandu, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 31/05/2017)

160 MW power deal signed: NEA; A supplementary power purchase deal was signed with India’s NVVN, by Bibek Subedi (kp 28/05/2017)

Modi’s Nepal policy in three years: After ups and downs, bilateral ties seem to be back on track; Not all lost but both sides need to do more: Observers, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 26/05/2017)

Indian envoy hails Nepal-India ties (kp 25/05/2017)

Demoneteized Indian banknotes in Nepal: India's silence over exchange facility frustrates NRB officials (rep 25/05/2017)

Not smooth as silk: Indian reservations over OBOR may mean a lost chance for India, Nepal and China, by Prakash A. Raj (kp 24/05/2017)

Three Gorkha soldiers killed in Jammu and Kashmir LoC (kp 24/05/2017)

1 year on, EPG’s progress ‘sluggish’: Next meeting in Dehradun, India, on May 29-31, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 23/05/2017)

Prosperity thru air, road connectivity: Indian envoy Puri (ht 22/05/2017)

Dark clouds over Asia: Disputes, distrust and an arms race threaten to disrupt economic growth in the region, by Suresh C. Chalise (kp 19/05/2017)

Rollercoaster relationship: Indian foreign policy towards Nepal in the last three years has had its ups and downs; On Monday, its sole supplierIndian Oil Corporation cut the price of petrol by Rs2.10 per litre and that of diesel by Rs2.07 per litre , by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 18/05/2017)

New Delhi changes tack, assumes ‘neutral position’: Observers say India has softened stance on Nepal’s constitution and is encouraging Madhes-based forces to take part in polls, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 17/05/2017)

Govt imports milk from India due to low local production (ht 17/05/2017)

Janakpur and Ayodhya: Age-old bonds; It is important to link Janakpur and Ayodhya not only through roads but also through railways, airways and optical fibres, by Hari Bansh Jha (rep 17/05/2017)

India could cite its security concerns to derail OBOR projects, interview with Hu Shisheng (kp 15/05/2017), India skips China’s Silk Road summit, warns of “unsustainable” debt (ht 15/05/2017)

Renewal of power purchase pact with India soon: NEA (kp 14/05/2017)

Open letter to Shyam Saran, by Biswas Baral (rep 11/05/2017)

NOC, IOC considering running gas stations (kp 09/05/2017), IOC proposal to open gas stations raises suspicions (kp 11/05/2017), Dealers flay NOC plan to operate fuel stations jointly with IOC (ht 15/05/2017)

In Delhi, Mahat invites investments in Nepal (kp 06/05/2017), Frequency of high-level exchanges stressed (kp 06/05/2017)

Something’s got to give: Nepal can try a new approach to foreign relations; it should think about what it can offer, by Binayak Basnyat (kp 05/05/2017)

Nearly-finished Birgunj ICP lacks power supply, by Shankar Acharya (kp 04/05/2017)

Sugar smuggling rife at Biratnagar customs, by Lila Ballav Ghimire (kp 04/05/2017)

India hails local polls for grassroots democracy, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 04/05/2017)

Women highly active in informal trade with India: Sawtee report (kp 03/05/2017)

Revising 1950 treaty: Tread with caution; During its formation the government of the day did not bother to make Nepal’s EPG inclusive, by Birendra P. Mishra (rep 02/05/2017)

‘South Asia Satellite launching on May 5’, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 01/05/2017)

India to gift vehicles to EC (kp 01/05/2017)

Dialogue in Dehradun: Fencing the Nepal-India border may be a bold proposal, but it is a long-term solution, by Nara Bahadur Kandel (kp 30/04/2017)

Geopolitics 2.0: The foreign policy of independent India is no different to that of East India Company it has come to despite so much of late, by Biswas Baral (rep 27/04/2017)

Countervailing duty on Nepali jute scrapped (kp 26/04/2017)

India delays process of exchanging banned banknotes (kp 25/04/2017)

Nepal, India talk inundation issues: Agree to build embankments in necessary areas (kp 22/04/2017)

UP govt tightens rule on overloaded vehicles, by Madhav Dhungana (kp

44 Nepalis prisoned in India; families barred from visiting, by Bhawani Bhatta (kp 21/04/2017)

We support Nepal’s bid to take all sections of society on board: India, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 20/04/2017)

Dehradoon Security Conference: Intellectual discourse; The Gorkha recruitment by the British in 1815 was the turning point weakening Nepal’s nationhood. Nepal’s capability for industrial development was completely ruined by the tripartite 1947 Gorkha Recruitment Treaty, by Umesh K. Bhattarai (ht 18/04/2017)

Prez on ‘special goodwill’ India visit: Tour should be taken in the context of intensive bilateral engagements, says Delhi official, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 17/04/2017), Prez Bhandari lands in new Delhi (kp 18/04/2017), India’s goodwill always with Nepal, say Indian prez, PM: President Bhandari holds important bilateral meetings in Delhi on second day of her visit, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 19/04/2017), Prez calls on investors in India to tap opportunities, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 19/04/2017), Prez returns from state visit to India (kp 22/04/2017)

Tata opens new facility in Nepalgunj (kp 17/04/2017)

Political events in Nepal trigger palpable concerns in New Delhi: Politicians and government officials though refrain from making official comments, newspapers have called for early resolution to Kathmandu-Madhes deadlock, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 15/04/2017)

Nepal, India assess ongoing projects (kp 13/04/2017)

Prez Bhandari to pay state visit to India on Monday (kp 13/04/2017), Making the right noise: For Delhi, Prez Bhandari’s visit offers a great opportunity for right political messaging (kp 13/04/2017), President Bhandari to visit India on April 17 (rep 13/04/2017)

Nepal’s Ties With India, China, by Madhavji Shrestha (kp 12/04/2017)

Consulate general to be opened at Vizag (kp 11/04/2017)

Secure together: If India is willing to sell to Nepal the weapons it builds with foreign technology, we have no reason to look elsewhere, by Trailokya Raj Aryal (rep 11/04/2017) [??]

Indian help sought for Nepal-Bangladesh trade, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 10/04/2017)

Revise 1950 Peace & Friendship Treaty, by Ritu Raj Subedi (kp 09/04/2017)

‘Indian SSB encroaches on Nepali soil’ (kp 09/04/2017)

NOC, IOC agree to seek int’l arbitration in S’pore (kp 08/04/2017)

Indian families occupying Nepal’s land for farming, by Abdhesh Kumar Jha (kp 06/04/2017)

Demonetized Indian notes held by Nepalis may turn worthless papers: Deadline to respond to RBI offer expired on March 31 (rep 06/04/2017)

Third EPG meeting to begin in Capital today (kp 05/04/2017), Clause-wise discussion on 1950 treaty begins (kp 06/04/2017), Nepal-India EPG meet agrees to scrap unequal provisions in 1950 treaty (rep 06/04/2017), EPG members agree to work on new pact, To change 1950 treaty to bring Nepal-India ties in tune with the times, by Anil Giri (kp 07/04/2017), EPG discusses replacing 1950 treaty, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 07/04/2017), India ready to abrogate
1950 Treaty: Koshyari
(kp 08/04/2017)

Media urged to promote Nepal-India relations (ht 04/04/2017)

Much-postponed air route meeting delayed again (kp 01/04/2017)

Eminent Persons Group holding meeting next week (ht 31/03/2017)

Standoff at border after Indian SSB intervenes in fence construction (kp 30/03/2017)

Export of power to Nepal will increase shortly: India, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 30/03/2017)

Nidhi seeks India’s support for polls (kp 29/03/2017)

Gen Rawat in Capital (kp 29/03/2017), Prez confers honorary general rank on chief of Indian Army (kp 30/03/2017)

How Delhi views Dahal’s China visit, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 28/03/2017)

New Indian envoy meets Deuba, Oli (kp 28/03/2017)

RBI proposes IRs4,500 note exchange limit (kp 27/03/2017), Don’t shirk responsibility: India’s decision to provide exchange facilities for banned notes worth IRs4,500 is inadequate (kp 28/03/2017), India declines Nepal’s request to raise ceiling, by Bibek Subedi (kp 28/03/2017), RBI rules out meeting NRB conditions (ht 28/03/2017)

Govt team off to India to renew fuel supply pact: NOC, IOC to inc new agreement today (ht 27/03/2017), Nepal, India sign new oil supply agreement, by Kamal Dev Bhattartai (kp 28/03/2017)

A jangled relationship: The number one priority of the South Block in South Asia is Bhutan. Nepal has to compete with the Maldives for attention, by CK Lal (rep 27/03/2017)

Perspective on Indian inclusiveness: Not only can Nepal learn from India’s inclusionary polity, India too can learn from Nepal’s exercise in inclusiveness, by Jainendra Jeevan (kp 26/03/2017)

Chinese defence minister returns, India army chief arriving Tuesday (kp 26/03/2017)

Demonitised currency exchange facility: RBI officials in Capital for talks, by Bibek Subedi (kp 26/03/2017)

Nepal, India to sign new petro supply agreement next week (kp 26/03/2017)

Nepal requests India for more electricity: To bridge the gap, Nepal is currently importing around 380MW of electricity from India, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 25/03/2017)

Spooked by China: Today India is ready to do just about anything to disrupt China’s relations with the smaller South Asian states, by Pamir Gautam (rep 23/03/2017)

Trans-border pollution impacts air quality in Nepal, by Ram Saran Tamang (rep 21/03/2017)

Political Hinduism: For Nepal, there’s much to be wary of the Hindu cleric in UP’s new chief minister (kp 20/03/2017)

Indian army chief to visit Nepal on March 28-31, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 19/03/2017)

Treatment of Kanchanpur injured affected (kp 19/03/2017)

India to provide 30,000 tonnes of urea to Nepal: Farmers require 61,000 tonnes of the vital farm input to plant their spring crops during the mid-March to mid-June season (kp 18/03/2017)

Modi promises all out support for May polls (rep 18/03/2017)

Accommodate all before going to vote: India (kp 17/03/2017)

Kanchanpur firing: Ballistics indicates bullet belongs to SSB (kp 16/03/2017), Nidhi takes up border killing issue with India (kp) 16/03/2017), India stops short of saying ‘SSB’, ‘firing’: Expresses grief at Nepali’s death, assures fair probe to ‘arrive at truth’, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 17/03/2017), Modi assures fair probe into Kanchanpur incident, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 18/03/2017)

Justice, compensation elude family of man killed by SSB seven years ago, by Madhav Ghimire and Binod Ghimire (kp 16/03/2017)

Bhattarai explains Maoist transition: Bhattarai, who severed ties with the Maoist party in September last year, also made a case for the need of a new political force, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 16/03/2017)

How Jhapa residents taught a big lesson to the SSB, by Raju Adhikari (rep 15/03/2017)

‘BJP’s UP victory won’t change Nepal policy’: Observers say Modi, who looks well-placed for 2019 re-election, will try to improve ties with neighbours, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 14/03/2017)

‘Include provision of compensation in the new Supply Agreement with IOC’ (ht 14/03/2017)

Nidhi, Bhattarai to visit Delhi: Nidhi expected to meet several Indian leaders, including PM Modi, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 13/03/2017), Nepal urged to accommodate all forces, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 15/03/2017)

After delay, EPG to meet next week (ht 12/03/2017)

Kanchanpur local dies in India’s SSB firing, by DR Panta (kp 10/03/2017), Nepali man dies in SSB gunfire, by Dil Bahadur Chhatyal (rep 10/03/2017), Nepal lodges protest with India over Kanchanpur killing (rep), Govt sends diplomatic note to India over SSB firing: Indian national security adviser calls PM Dahal; Gautam declared martyr, by Anil Giri (kp 11/03/2017) [Please stop overusing this term: He was a victim of Indian atrocity, not a martyr!], MEA: enquiry initiated (kp 11/03/2017), Lawmakers condemn killing of Nepali by SSB (rep 11/03/2017), Dahal flays ‘attack on sovereignty’ (kp 11/03/2017), Maoist sister wings, not party, protest death: Mani Thapa says not protesting such a grave incident officially is sheer negligence on part of the PM’s party (kp 1103/2017), Serious blow to independence: UML (kp 11/03/2017), Envoy meets Indian official over incident (kp 11/03/2017), Kanchanpur culvert was built as per bilateral agreement, by Dil Bahadur Chhatyal (rep 11/03/2017), Gautam’s Last rites held with state honours, by Chitranga Thapa (kp 13/03/2017), For restraint: Given the age-old Nepal-India relations both the sides must respect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of each other (ht 13/03/2017)

Aid in pre-1990 Nepal: Both India and China have contributed to the building of infrastructure, seemingly with a mind to serve their interests, by Mahendra P. Lama (kp 08/03/2017)

Efforts on to fix prez India visit in April (ht 07/03/2017)

What India should know: If you had back in 2015 considered alternative voices in Nepal, instead of listening to few loyalists, Nepal-India relation would be much better today, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 06/03/2017)

Birgunj ICP likely to be ready by March, by Shankar Acharya (kp 05/03/2017)

Poll body seeks support from India and China: The Election Commission says it has sought support from the neighbouring countries to prevent a lengthy procurement  procedure, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 05/03/2017)

Kanchanpur Chamber to hold fair in Dehradun: Dehradun, the capital of the Indian state of Uttarakhand, has been chosen as the venue for the fair due to its large population of Nepali speakers (kp 04/03/2017)

India ready for development partnership with Nepal: Jaitely (kp 03/03/2017), Jaitley sees great investment potential in Nepal (rep 03/03/2017)

Nepal-bound containers stranded at Kolkata port, by Shankar Acharya (kp 02/03/2017)

Manjeev Singh Puri confirmed as India’s new envoy to Nepal: Confirmation of Puri, a career diplomat, as India’s new envoy to Nepal has put to rest speculations in Kathmandu that a political appointee will take charge of Lainchaur, by Anil Giri (kp 02/03/2017)

Envoy Rae completes tenure, leaving today (kp 01/03/2017), India yet to name Rae’s successor, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 01/03/2017)

Demonetized Indian banknotes in Nepal: RBI team arriving today to discuss exchange facility (rep 28/02/2017), Indian central bank officials arrive in Nepal, by Bibek Subedi (kp 01/03/2017), RBI team's report to decide fate of scrapped Indian banknotes (rep 02/03/2017), Indian FinMin says IC notes will be replaced (kp 04/03/2017)

UMN demands travel discount (ht 28/02/2017)

Big brother: India’s big infrastructure projects did make progress during Rae’s tenure but the border blockade leaves a big diplomatic hole, by Akhilesh Upadhyay (kp 27/02/2017)

Demand for consulate general’s office: Government team studies Vizag port (kp 26/02/2017)

India FinMin to attend Investment Summit, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 25/02/2017)

Rae wants all forces taken on board for polls (kp 25/02/2017) [?]

India approves 16 road projects in Nepal: The new projects under India’s financial assistance will be carried out under  Indian government’s third Line of Credit (kp 24/02/2017)

India okays IRs 57b for Arun 3 (kp 23/02/2017), Indian cabinet approves Arun 3 investment plan, by Bibek Subedi (kp 23/02/2017), Indian govt okays Rs 91.58b investment for Arun III, by Sagar Ghimire (rep 23/02/2017)

Border bungles: It is precisely because the border is unregulated that there are so many border disputes between Nepal and India, by Sangam Sangroula (rep 23/02/2017)

There has been no fundamental shift in India’s position after the blockade, interview with Narayan Kaji Shrestha, CPN-MC (rep 23/02/2017) [??]

Indian leaders welcome election announcement, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 22/02/2017)

Marginal interest: There has in the past been no palpable shift in India’s larger Nepal policy even with government change in UP or Bihar, by Gaurav Bhattarai (rep 22/02/2017)

Nepal seeks India’s help to upgrade substations, by Bibek Subedi (kp 22/02/2017)

Dehradun landslide: Kin of Nepali victims yet to receive compensation, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 21/02/2017)

Indian side proposes March-end, early-April meeting on air routes (kp 21/02/2017)

Feasibility study launched for dry port in Gulariya: Gulariya-Murtiha border point has remained closed even seven years after Nepal and India agreed to open it. This has created difficulties for traders and local people, by Kamal Panthi (kp 20/02/2017)

India scraps service tax on ocean freight, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 19/02/2017)

Indian minister attends infra meet (kp 19/02/2017), India proposes Kathmandu to Delhi, Kolkata rail links (kp 20/02/2017), 16 projects to be implemented utilising India’s $340.22m line of credit facility (ht 20/02/2017), Pledge vs disbursement: Aid committed by India is rising; however, funds are being released at a slower pace (kp 21/02/2017), Indian railway minister returns home (ht 21/02/2017)

IOC principally agrees on single-point LPG loading facility to Nepal (ht 18/01/2017)

Don’t have any prescription for Nepal: India, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 17/02/2017) [?]

India commits assistance worth NRs 44 million (ht 17/02/2017)

Petroleum storage plants: Indian Oil Corp ready to extend technical support to Nepal (kp 17/02/2017)

Tempo drivers block Miteri Bridge (kp 16/02/2017)

Nepali LPG bullets face problems in transporting cooking gas, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 16/02/2017)

Water diplomacy: Nepal can work with China and India to develop river management infrastructure, by Pramod Aryal (kp 16/02/2017)

Call to revisit policies on water, energy cooperation (rep 16/02/2017)

Shrestha in India: Local poll date first, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 15/02/2017)

JSC meeting concludes (ht 15/02/2017)

Trump jitters: Nepal’s ties with neighbours India and China could be affected by shifts in US policy, by Prakash A. Raj (kp 14/02/2017)

Nepal-India bilateral meeting to implement PTA: Nepal, India discuss development modality of New Butwal-Gorakhpur transmission line (rep 14/02/2017), Butwal-Gorakhpur cross-border transmission line: Nepal, India to finalise DPR of 400 kVA power line, by Bibek Subedi (kp 15/02/2017)

Parcels stuck during Indian blockade finally reach Nepal, by Ritesh Tripathi (rep 14/02/2017) [!!]

Bilateral projects will now move on fast track, says Indian envoy Ranjit Rae (ht 14/02/2017)

Nepal-India JSC meeting from today (ht 13/02/2017)

Red tape stalls grant, loan signing with India: Indian govt has pledged $1b for rebuilding efforts (kp 12/02/2017)

India Budget 2017: India should engage Nepal in harnessing border trade with a larger outlay for infrastructure, by Atul K. Thakur (kp 12/02/2017)

Preparation in full swing to bring Birgunj ICP into operation, by Ritesh Tripathi (rep 11/02/2017)

Government yet to appoint agency to operate ICP Birgunj (ht 10/02/2017)

High-level NOC delegation off to India (ht 10/02/2017)

Govt requests India to supply fertiliser, by Sangam Prasain and Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 09/02/2017)

Modi often seems to forget that Nepal is a sovereign country, interview with Mani Shankar Aiyar (rep 09/02/2917)

Uncertainty clouds Nepal-India meet on air routes (kp 08/02/2017)

Trade in the balance: Imposition of antidumping duty on Nepali and Bangladeshi jute and jute products will not encourage bilateral and regional trade, by Samridhi Pant (kp 07/02/2017)

IC exchange: Indian officials to visit Nepal (kp 05/02/2017)

Playing with fire: If Madhesh remains unstable, Nepal’s misgivings about India’s interference will make it more and more dependent on China, economically and militarily, by Sukhdev Shah (rep 04/02/2017)

India govt raises grant for Nepal by 17 percent, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 02/02/2017)

Export of Nepali jute items to India resumes (ht 02/02/2017)

ICP delay concerns traders (kp 01/02/2017)

Inflation wedge with India narrows (ht 31/01/2017)

DPR of Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track Project: Indian consortium seeks Rs 600 million compensation (rep 31/01/2017)

India levies 4.5% service charge on third-country imports, by Binod Subedi (rep 30/01/2017) [???], Goods imported via Indian ports to become dearer (kp 01/02/2017), Nepal asks India to remove service tax on ocean freight, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 03/02/0217)

Proletarianism to globalism: Modi has done on the subcontinent what Trump has done at the global level: vacate the leadership position for China, by Achyut Wagle (kp 30/01/2017)

Nepal-India oversight body: 2nd meeting will assess projects funded by India (kp 30/01/2017), Both sides agree to complete projects in time-bound manner (kp 31/01/2017)

Imported DAP fertiliser stuck in Kolkata, by Shankar Acharya (kp 30/01/2017)

Debunking a few myths: Nepal was never a buffer state, and China and India prefer maritime routes for trade, by Madan Shahi (kp 29/01/2017)

Commerce minister seeks ease in export of Nepali products to India (ht 29/01/2017)

India gifts books, buses and ambulances (ht 27/01/2017)

India never interfered in Nepal’s internal matters: Rae (kp 26/01/2017) [???] [When we demonstrated at the Indian Embassy in Germany against the Indian economic blockade of 1989, the Indian representative told us that "friends of Nepal are automatically enemies of India"!!]

Bridge to where? We should convince our neighbors that Nepal doesn’t see trilateral cooperation as a strategic concept, but as an economic and socio-cultural phenomenon, by Gaurav Bhattarai (rep 26/01/2017)

Old connections and new opportunities: Security-centric view about borders must change as India grapples with market-related issues and opportunities, by Mahendra P. Lama (kp 25/01/2017)

We like it the way it isIndia’s proposal to create a UN peacekeeping force under its leadership is shameful, by Roshan Khadka (kp 24/01/2017)

Lawmakers urge govt to clarify over Indian proposal of seeking shelter for air marshals (rep 24/01/2017)

IMF mission sees 'limited impact' of Indian demonetization in Nepal, by Sagar Ghimire (rep 24/01/2017)

Border to be sealed for UP election (kp 22/01/2017)

Vegetable imports from India on rise, by Bhawani Bhatta (kp 22/01/2017)

Joint survey team starts reinstating border pillars (kp 21/01/2017)

Anti-dumping levy on Nepali jute items: India ‘positive’ about plea to scrap duties (kp 20/01/2017)

Nepal-Bharat Maitri Irrigation Project inaugurated (ht 20/01/2017)

Three’s a crowd: From New Delhi’s perspective, the OBOR is Beijing’s strategic muscle-flexing in Asia aimed at strengthening ‘string of pearls’ to encircle India, by Yuba Nath Lamsal (rep 19/01/2017)

Mahat takes up trade issues in New Delhi, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 18/01/2017), India urged to exchange old INR (ht 18/01/2017), Mahat addresses Raisina Dialogue (kp 19/01/2017), Talks on IC swap facility in Nepal productive: India (kp 20/01/2017)

Indian Army chief to visit Nepal in Feb (kp 18/01/2017)

Foreign minister to attend Raisina Dialogue in Delhi, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 16/01/2017)

Cooperation on shared waters: Properly planned, transboundary rivers can act as an engine for regional development for both Nepal and Bihar, by Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada (kp 16/01/2017)

India FinMin pledges IC swap facility in Kathmandu soon, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 15/01/2017), Note ban: Indian officials to visit Nepal soon (kp 15/01/2017), Indians could cross border to dump black money, RBI tells NRB (rep 16/01/2017), India asks for stricter INR exchange modality (ht 17/01/2017)

Timber smuggling rife at Nepal-India border in Banke (kp 14/01/2017)

Indian election delays EPG meeting (ht 14/01/2017)

The result of appeasement: Serving every Indian interest will not benefit Nepal; the demonetisation measure is a case in point, by Shyam KC (kp 13/01/2017)

The real danger is when both India and China conclude Nepal is a burden, interview with Nischalnath Pandey (rep 12/01/2017)

India extends Rs620 million for building embankments (kp 12/01/2017)

NOC to ask IOC to extend LPG pipeline up to Nepal border, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 10/01/2017)

Ban on 500-, 1,000-rupee notes: Nepal-India meeting likely on Thursday, by Bibek Subedi (kp 09/01/2017), Nepali officials off to India to discuss IC exchange facility, by Bibek Subedi (kp 12/01/2017), India responds positively to IC exchange modality (kp 13/01/2017)

India slaps anti-dumping duty on Nepali jute items, by Binod Bhandari (kp 07/01/2017), Export of Nepali jute products to India halted since three weeks (ht 07/01/2017)

China fights back: China too is now starting to cultivate its own competing group of politicians, bureaucrats and security personnel in Nepal, by Biswas Baral (rep 07/01/2017)

Demonetisation blues: Why Modi’s political stunt is bad news for Indians and Nepalis, by Atul K. Thakur (kp 06/01/2017)

RBI to provide INR 1 billion in 100-rupee banknotes (ht 06/01/2017)

Relations with Nepal unique and stand on its own footing: India (ht 05/01/2017)

Border markets face acute shortage of IRs100 notes, by Jitendra Sah (kp 03/01/2017)

CVD imposed by India affects jute exports, by Ajit Tiwari (rep 03/01/2017)

India-funded roads: After joint mechanism meet, projects show progress, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 01/01/2017)

Cashing in at Chandigarh: For the many migrants from Nepal’s mid-western districts, prosperous Chandigarh has become a home away from home, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 31/12/2016)

India to make ‘special arrangement’ for Nepal: Delhi to dispatch team to Kathmandu, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 29/12/2016)

Unexpected tax kills jute exports to India: Indian customs authorities have imposed a 12.5 percent excise duty on goods made of natural fibre, traders have said; Jute products from Bangladesh are exempt from the tax (kp 29/12/2016)

India to supply additional 80MW of electricity, by Bibek Subedi (kp 24/12/2016), NEA to import additional 80 MW power from India, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 24/12/2016), India to supply 80MW power from tomorrow (kp 31/12/2016)

Nepal, India agree  third-country codeshare deal (kp 24/12/2016)

Empowering the power sector: Instead of playing the victim, Nepal should create an investor-friendly environment; It has been projected that India will have a major electricity deficit by 2022, which has to be filled by exports from Nepal, by Kshiziz Dahal and Abyaya Neopane (kp 23/12/2016)

Nepal tells India officials: It’ll take at least 10 days to exchange defunct notes; The Nepal government still remains clueless about providing exchange facility to Nepalis holding the banned Indian currency, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 23/12/2016)

India agrees to develop, upgrade four air routes: Three new cross-border entry points to be discussed further, by Sangam Prasain (kp 22/12/2016)

Demonetisation nightmares: Our govt and central bank cannot ignore the plight of poor seasonal migrant workers, traders and general public, by Chandan Sapkota (kp 20/12/2016), Exchange facility for demonetised INR sought, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 22/12/2016)

Indian banknotes ban hits trade conducted in cash, by Binod Bhandari (kp 20/12/2016)

Govt clueless about IC exchange facility (kp 19/12/2016)

Southern bully: Nepali leaders lack the nerve to stand erect  as equals with their Indian counterparts, by Khagendra Nath Sharma (kp 18/12/2016)

India demonitisation move: No remedy for Nepalis as deadline nears; Indian bank notes in denominations of 500 and 1,000  will cease to be legal tender after December 30, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 17/12/2016)

Demonetisation in India to hit tourism in Nepal: NRB (ht 17/12/2016)

‘BPKF a strong pillar of Nepal-India cooperation’ (ht 17/12/2016)

DoR scraps RfP for Nepali consultant at India’s call, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 15/12/2016)

Nepal, India to complete ICP in Birgunj by March (ht 16/12/2016)

Air service talks get Cabinet nod (kp 13/12/2016)

Third EPG meeting to be held in Pokhara next week (ht 13/12/2016)

Nepal to discuss new power trade guidelines with India , by Bibek Subedi (kp 12/12/2016), A continuing trend: India resorts to protectionist measures again even in a sector it has much to gain from (kp 13/12/2016), ‘Power trading guideline does not debar pvt firms’ (kp 13/12/2016), India clarifies on guidelines on cross border trade of energy (ht 13/12/2016), Purchasing power: India’s new policy affects Nepal’s aspiration to boost growth through hydroelectricity, by Bhoj Raj Poudel (kp 16/12/2016)

Raxaul border residents halt supply to Nepal (ht 12/12/2016), Imports through Raxaul being disrupted (rep 12/12/2016), Trade through Birgunj resumes as Raxaul locals call off protest, by Ritesh Tripathi (rep 13/12/2016)

The Indian trap: Energy experts say new Indian policy will discriminate against Nepal’s private sector and non-Indian investors, by Akhilesh Tripathi (rep 12/12/2016)

NCC requests Indian govt for exchange facility (ht 12/12/2016)

Nepali shippers prefer Haldia to Kolkata port (kp 12/12/2016), Nepali traders urged to use HICT for int’l shipments (ht 12/12/2016)

Send Indian envoy home: Student leaders of oppn parties (kp 12/12/2016)

171 boundary stones missing along Nepal-India border in Bardiya (kp 11/12/2016)

Nepal-India Relations: Don’t Let Grass Grow Under Feet, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 11/12/2016)

Policy Towards Neighbours, by Madhavji Shrestha (rn 10/12/2016)

India demonitisation move: Talks on to find a way out: Delhi (kp 09/12/2016)

The world has moved on: India should stop interfering in Nepal’s affairs  citing out-of-date security concerns. by Bigyan Prasai (kp 09/12/2016)

Cross-border power trading: India’s new rules could pull plug on Nepal-based electricity developers, by Bibek Subedi (kp 08/12/2016), India issues guidelines on cross border trade of electricity (ht 08/12/2016), Indian policy discourages non-Indian hydropower investors, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 08/12/2016)

The second amendment: There seems to be a realization in New Delhi that its interests in Nepal will be best protected by taking Kathmandu in confidence, by Biswas Baral (rep

Indian embassy enquires about legal status of IC notes in Nepal, by Bibek Subedi (kp 04/12/2016)

Mukherjee’s historic visit: Such high level visits not only help contain growth of external influence in Nepal but also greatly boost Nepal-India relations, by Hari Bansh Jha (rep 03/12/2016)

A step in right direction, say Indian officials, media: However, India has not given a formal and official statement on the registration of the constitution amendment proposal, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 01/12/2016), Bill registration an important step: India, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 05/12/2016)

Nepali, Indian officials agree to expedite India-funded projects (kp 30/11/2016)

Ginger export to India affected yet again, by Raju Adhikari (rep 30/11/2016)

Locals form pressure group to expedite SIA, fast track, by ShankarAcharya (kp 30/11/2016)

Stalled air service talks with India to be revived, by Sangam Prasain (kp 30/11/2016)

First Nepal-India project oversight meeting today (kp 29/11/2016)

Banned 500- and 1000-rupee notes: Three weeks on, Nepal awaits India’s response: Nepal has not heard from India since submitting the proposal to provide exchange facility to Nepalis holding banned currency, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 29/11/2016)

EPG lacks moral, logistics support from government (ht 27/11/2016)

NRB: Don’t accept new Indian notes (kp 25/11/2016)

Trilateralism, RIP: Nowhere and at no time have India and China cooperated and coordinated strategy on third countries. Why would they in Nepal?, by Biswas Baral (rep 24/11/2016)

India positive about replacing banned notes with legal bills, by Bibek Subedi (kp 24/11/2016)

New school building of MIS inaugurated: The school hopes to keep the tradition of providing quality education in the best environment as it has been doing for 38 years (kp 24/11/2016)

India meets China in finance: AIIB provides a platform of partnership to India and China away from the border-centric bilateral relations; The sea port projects in  Bangladesh and Sri Lanka and  land ports and hydropower projects  in Nepal and Bhutan would  demand huge investments  from India, by Mahendra P. Lama (kp 23/11/2016

India proposes resuming air service talks in Dec (kp 16/11/2016)

Review of 1950 peace and friendship treaty: EPG set to exchange draft in Dec meeting, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 15/11/2016)

Mukherjee’s visit New Delhi should refrain from micro-managing Nepal, even if selfish Nepali leaders give the green light to do so, by Jainendra Jeevan (kp 15/11/216)

Sunsari is hub for Indians seeking Nepali citizenship, by Amar Khadka (rep 15/11/2016)

Indian Army chief in Kathmandu (kp 12/11/2016)

NRB urges India to facilitate exchange of banned Indian bills, by Bibek Subedi (kp 10/11/2016), India withdraws 500- and 1,000-rupee banknotes from circulation: Nepalis in border areas worried (kp 10/11/2016), Migrant workers in India in a fix: Workers who receive their salaries in cash are having a hard time exchanging large-denomination banknotes in the absence of proper identity cards, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 10/11/2016), RBI asks NRB about amount of banned Indian notes in Nepal: NRB, according to an official, has informed India’s central bank that there is IRs 35 million in the denominations of 500 and 1,000 in the Nepali financial system, by Bibek Subedi (kp 11/11/2016), Frantic crowds cross border to unload Indian currency, by Madhav Dhungana (kp 12/11/2016), ‘Raise issue at political level’ (kp 12/11/2016), Use diplomatic channel to clear confusion, FNCCI urges govt (kp 14/11/2016), Dahal urges Modi to provide exchange facility to Nepalis (kp 15/11/2016), Take note: Nepali and Indian govts should ensure easy  currency-exchange facilities for ordinary citizens (kp 16/11/2016), ‘Top-level Indian decision must for exchange facility’, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 16/11/2016), Taskforce set up to address problems faced by Nepalis (kp 17/11/2016), Far-west people in possession of Indian currency worried (ht 17/11/2016), Money for nothing: If the large banknotes are not exchanged, many Nepalis are going to be in dire straits, by Jagadish Prasad Bist (kp 18/11/2016), Indian Embassy tells NRB to prepare exchange modality, by Bibek Subedi (kp 18/22/2016), Govt told to sort out INR exchange issue (ht 18/11/2016), Gaining currency: Demonetisation takes its toll on Nepali migrant workers, students, by Jiyalal Sah (nt 18/11/2016), Nepalis facing hard time in Delhi: Students, migrant workers hit hard, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 19/11/2016), Demonetisation hits Nepalis living near border with India, by Govind Chhetri and Ram Saraf (ht 19/11/2016), Ban on Indian banknotes hits cardamom trade (ht 19/11/2016), Uncertainty over fate of demonetized Indian notes fuels illegal exchange: Some are offering Rs 500 for IRs 500e, by Sagar Ghimire (rep 19/11/2016), No over-the-counter IC exchange, says NRB, by Bibek Subedi (kp 20/11/2016), Solution being sought for INR exchange: Stringent rules will be developed for exchange of high denomination Indian notes, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 20/11/2016)

Govt clueless about missing border pillars, by Bhim Chapagain (rep 09/11/2016)

A new narrative: Instead of maintaining control, India’s help to extend democratic principles can serve both Indian and Nepali interests, by Achyut Wagle (kp 08/11/2016)

Fewer bullets carrying LPG to Nepal, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 08/11/2016), Indian suppliers deny reducing number of bullets supplying LPG: Sources claim NLPGIA president's earlier statement may have been intended to create havoc and to create an artificial shortage, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 09/11/2016)

He Came, He Conquered, He Left, by Prem Khatry (rn 08/11/2016)

Civilisational linkages: Since both Nepal and India are culturally rich republics, their relations need to be mutually beneficial, by Lok Raj Baral (kp 07/11/2016)

The more India aligns itself with Madhesi issue, the harder it makes its resolution, interview with Narayan Kaji Shrestha (kp 07/11/2016)

Mukherjee’s Visit: Healing The Wounds, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 07/11/2016)

Indian Army chief to visit Nepal (ht 06/10/2016)

Nepal-bound containers stuck at Kolkata port (ht 06/11/2016), Clear the decks (ht 07/11/2016)

The Controversy, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 05/11/2016)

Deuba leaves for India today (kp 04/11/2016), Deuba addresses India Ideas Conclave in Goa (kp 05/11/2016), Deuba meets Indian leaders (kp 09/11/2016), ‘I didn’t meet any Tibetan leader in Goa’ (kp 09/11/2016)

Message to India: The question every Nepali is asking and will be asking for years to come will be why India blockaded Nepal, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 05/10/2016)

Indian prez arrives in Nepal in sign of warming relations, by Anil Giri (kp 03/11/2016), ‘Our support will always be there as Nepal moves towards a federal democratic republic’, interview with Pranab Mukherjee (kp 03/11/2016), Mukherjee ‘glad’ to see political process moving in the right direction (kp 03/11/2016), UML top brass absent from Indian embassy reception: According to party  sources, Oli’s invitation did not arrive on time while Khanal and Nepal are out of the country (kp 03/11/2016), Morcha leaders set to meet Mukherjee today (kp 03/11/2016), Visit will strengthen bilateral ties: PM (kp 03/11/2016), Beyond the rhetoric: High-level political visits hopefully set the tone for tangible economic gains (kp03/11/2016), The buck stops here: The time has come to deal with all the outstanding issues between Nepal and India at the top political level, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 03/11/2016), Mukherjee invites Nepal to be ‘part of India’s growth story’: elcomes efforts in Kathmandu to take on board all sections of society (kp 04/11/2016), KU confers honorary degree on Indian prez: PM Dahal says Mukherjee ‘towering personality’ of South Asia (kp 04/11/2016), ‘Pashupati centre of reverence for people of Nepal, India’ (kp 04/11/2016), KMC presents Key to Kathmandu City to Mukherjee (kp 04/11/2016), Nepal, India have mutual security interests: Mukherjee, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 04/11/2016), Peace, stability India’s major concern: Indian president, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 04/11/2016), Close ties: Bilateral relations have been restored to pre-constitution level due to exchanges of high level visits from both the sides after the promulgation of the constitution (ht 04/11/2016), Indian prez visits Janakpur, Pokhara, by Shyam Sundar Shashi and Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 05/11/2016), Mukherjee terms visit ‘mission of friendship’: Says relations between two countries poised to ascend to new heights (kp 05/11/2016), Indian prez’s trip successful in building mutual trust: Cabinet (kp 05/11/2016), 'I enjoyed every bit of Nepal visit': Indian Prez (rep 05/11/2016)

Upadhyay, Paudyal appointed envoys to India and China (kp 30/10/2016)

Indian president’s visit to Nepal: Holiday decision draws criticism; Govt goes on defensive, says it does not want inconvenience to public (kp 28/10/2016), Mukherjee to land in Nepal on Nov 2 (rep 28/10/2016), PM Secretariat: Nov 2 holiday decision at Prez suggestion (kp 29/10/2016), India says Mukherjee’s visit to strengthen ties: Indian President Pranab Mukherjee will arrive in Kathmandu on Wednesday on a state visits (kp 29/10/2016), Some aid announcements as goodwill gesture likely: Sources (kp 30/10/2016), Hospitals in Capital, Pokhara and Janakpur put on standby (kp 30/10/2016), Nidhi takes stock of preparations (kp 30/10/2016), Special security plan in place: Home Ministry (kp 30/10/2016)

Nepal-India Trade Treaty renewed for seven years: No changes have been made to the existing treaty, last revised in 2009, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (kp 28/10/2016)

Nepal, India agree to accelerate 7 projects (kp 28/10/2016), India to expedite Key infrastructure projects in Nepal (ht 28/10/2016), Nepal, India finalize reconstruction projects for Indian aid (rep 28/10/2016)

Nepal-India joint commission meet: Secy-level talks set tone for today’s JC meeting, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 27/10/2016)

Visakhapatnam Port finally opens for Nepali business: NRB allows banks to issue letters of credit to import goods using the Indian seaport (kp 27/10/2016), Govt initiates process to open consulate in Vizag: Ministry considering deputing an official from Nepali embassy in New Delhi for now (kp 29/10/2016)

India exposed, again: Lokman Singh Karki’s impeachment motion has again laid bare limitations of India’s misguided quest for ‘structural guarantee’, by Biswas Baral (rep 27/10/2016)

India constructing monastery encroaching upon no man's land, by Bhim Chapagain (rep 27/10/2016)

Nepal to press for implementation of pacts with India (kp 26/10/2016), ‘Nepal, India to skip controversial issues’ (ht 26/10/2016)

Continuity and change: Nepal-India relationship should move towards a development-centric security policy from the traditional military one, by Baburam Bhattarai (kp 26/10/2016)

ICP on Nepali side ‘will be ready’ by December, by Shankar Acharya (kp 26/10/2016)

Nepal to focus on executing bilateral projects (ht 26/10/2016)

Deuba to visit India in Nov first week (kp 25/10/2016)

Foreign secy to lead team for Nepal-India joint panel (kp 22/10/2016)

A triangular relationship: Shifting geopolitics is once more buffeting Nepal’s ties with India and China, by Shreejana Shrestha (nt 21/10/2016), Tripartite tête-à-tête: If Nepal doesn't set its politics right it will continue to be treated as a footnote to history (nt 21/10/2016), Trilateral Co-operation In Limbo, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 22/10/2016)

Indian advance team arriving today (kp 20/10/2016)

Names finalised for Nepal-India oversight mechanism (ht 20/10/2016), Get it done: Now that the oversight mechanism is in place it may be hoped that delays of the past will indeed be a thing of the past (ht 21/10/2016)

Nepal-India JC meet next week (kp 19/10/2016)

Re-energising Relations With India, by Madhavji Shrestha (rn 19/10/2016)

Nepal, India PMs for implementing pacts: Agree to address outstanding issues at Joint Commission meeting, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 17/10/2016), Govt claims neighbours positive on trilateral co-op: Prime Minister Dahal’s secretariat says the meeting of the three leaders was scheduled at Nepal’s request, by Anil Giri (kp 17/10/2016), A go-ahead in Goa: Connectivity holds the key to trilateral cooperation among Nepal, India and China (kp 17/10/2016), 'Nepal wants to be dynamic bridge between India, China'; China always supportive of Nepal's national integrity: Xi (rep 17/10/2016), PM describes meeting with Modi and Xi as ‘rare and pleasant’ (kp 18/10/2016), Trilateral meeting talk gets sceptics (kp 19/10/2016)

Hostility with Pak has India step up Nepal border watch (kp 15/10/2016)

Eight leftist parties to wage joint protest against Nepal-India communique (ht 10/10/2016)

Crossing the border a hassle for Nepalis every Dashain (rep 08/10/2016)

NOC urges IOC to reduce surcharges (kp 06/10/2016)

Mahat defends Nepal-India joint communiqué (ht 05/10/2016)

Indian prez to visit Nepal from Nov 2 (kp 04/10/2016), ‘Indian prez to visit Lumbini, Janakpur, Pokhara’ (kp 06/10/2016)

Second EPG meeting to take up 1950 treaty: The Indian side has asked Nepali members of the Eminent Presons Group to come up with a clear position on how to amend the ‘unequal’ treaty, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 04/10/2016), Nepal proposes amendment to 1950 Treaty, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 05/10/2016), Charting a new course: Nepal’s EPG delegation should articulate its proposals in a clear and cogent way (kp 05/10/2016), EPG agrees to contextualise 1950’s treaty, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 06/10/2016), On 1950 Treaty, ball ‘in India’s court’: Members, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 06/10/2016)

War in the air: Clash between India and Pakistan is a reality that South Asia is compelled to live with for the foreseeable future, by Achyut Wagle (kp 04/10/2016)

Restoring Balance, by S. Binodkumar Singh (SAIR 03/10/2016)

Nepal ready to keep 1950 Treaty’s title intact: The treaty needs to be updated to keep up with the changed context, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 02/10/2016)

Advantage China: With SAARC, a perfect platform for India to establish its preeminence in South Asia, on the brink, all that the Chinese have to do is bide time, by Biswas Baral (rep 01/10/2016)

Prachanda India bhai bhai: Dahal used the visit to Delhi to restore his own ties with India more than anything else, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 30/09/2016)

Migrant workers fleeced at Rupadiya border (ht 29/09/2016)

‘PMs not keen to remove Indian camp’  (kp 26/09/2016)

India tables proposal to conduct survey for 2 cross-border railways, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 26/09/2016)

Dispute Over PM’s India Visit, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 26/09/2016)

‘India has softened its position on Nepal’, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 25/09/2016)

Nepal-India inflation wedge narrows to 3.5pc in August (kp 25/09/2016)

Nepal, India set date for two crucial meets: EPG meeting on Oct 4-5, JC conference on Oct-end (kp 23/09/2016)

NS-N opposes parts of joint statement (ht 23/09/2016)

Trapped in geopolitics: India mounted the blockade after Nepal refused to give it a place in its policy-making process, by Sumesh Shiwakoty (kp 23/09/2016)

A routine visit: The fact that parties have different views on foreign policy makes Nepal more prone to international influence, by Shyam KC (kp 23/09/2016)

Chance to take centre stage: The goodwill Prachanda received in New Delhi was reciprocation of his new avatar, by Atul K. Thakur (kp 21/09/2016), Mixed Responses On PM’s India Visit, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 21/09/2016), Narayan Kaji raises questions over joint statement with India (ht 21/09/2016)

New Delhi EPG meeting to enter substantive agenda: Eminent Persons Group has mandate to look into political relations, government-to-government ties, development cooperation, economic exchanges and cultural relations (kp 18/09/2016)

Prachanda’s Second State Visit To India, by Siddhi B Ranjitkar (km 18/09/2016), ‘Pact with India won’t affect ties with China’ (kp 19/09/2016), Above the fray: It’s possible to maintain deep ties with both India and China simultaneously (kp 19/09/2016)

Nepali Expectations: Timely completion of development projects will earn India respect from common Nepalis, bMinutes of Karki’s
appointment safey Balmukunda Regmi (kp 18/09/2016)

Committed to strengthening relations: Dahal (kp 17/09/2016), Significant day in history of our friendship: Modi, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 17/09/2016), Three agreements signed (kp 17/09/2016), PM’s India Visit: To Get Out Of The Begging Bowl, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 17/09/2016), Indian goodwill a must for statute implementation: PM, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 18/09/2016) [??], Nepal’s Foreign Relations: No Adventurism In Diplomacy, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 18/09/2016), India welcomed effort to take all on board Constitution: PM (rep 19/09/2016), Nepal-India joint statement: Special ceremony organised in Capital, protest rallies in parts of country (kp 20/09/2016), Dahal in Delhi: The joint statement shows that Nepal-India relations are as they were last September, by Bhoj Raj Poudel (kp 20/09/2016)

Building trust main objective of visit: PM, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai) (kp 16/09/2016), A chance for a fresh start: PM’s visit could be an opportunity to ensure age-old ties move with the times (kp 16/09/2016), Unwanted waters: If water dominates Prachanda’s Delhi-visit, how will Nepal handle it? It does not even have a water resources ministry, by Navin Singh Khadka (kp 16/09/2016), Not your usual visit: This time around Nepal will also discuss what it can contribute to regional stability, by Binayak Basnyat (kp 16/09/2016), Nepal-India Relations: Need To Put On Even Keel, by Narad Bharadwaj (rn 16/09/2016), Every Nation Matters, by Hira Bahadur Thapa (rn 16/09/2016), Delhi run: It has taken Dahal eight years to be accepted enough to make another visit to New Delhi, by Om Astha Rai (nt 16/09/2016), Yoga diplomacy: Prime Minister Dahal said before his India visit he had the right ‘chemistry’ with Narendra Modi. But it may be the ‘physics’ he needs to get right this time (nt 16/09/2016), Dahal holding one-on-one with Modi today (rep 16/09/2016)

Previously signed deals priority: Dahal, by Binod Ghimire (kp 15/09/2016), A jumbo team, a slew of agendas, by Anil Giri (kp 15/09/2016)

Many hopes: It is natural to expect India to support the democratic process in Nepal and let it evolve as a broad-based internal process, by Dinesh Bhattarai (rep 15/09/2016)

Let’s stop putting out begging bowl: Bhattarai to Dahal: Focus on completion of already signed projects, suggest ex-PMs, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 14/09/2016), ‘Take up pending projects in Delhi’: Madhesi parties press Prime Minister Dahal to resolve their concerns before he leaves for India tomorrow (kp 14/09/2016), Inundation victims urge PM to resolve issue during India visit (kp 14/09/2016), Dahal’s India Visit: Normalising Relations Main Priority, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 14/09/2016), Stress The Important Issues, by Shyam KC (rn 14/09/2016)

Prime ministerial trips: Visits to India are always touted to have improved bilateral relations, but it’s debatable, by Lalbabu Yadav (kp 14/09/2016)

Mahat, Swaraj dwell on bilateral issues, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 13/09/2016), Mahat raises inundation, irrigation, new border points with Swaraj (rep 13/09/2016), PM Dahal’s India trip announced (kp 13/09/2016)

Eyes on you: International geopolitics is all about give and take. No country can survive let alone thrive by neglecting this cardinal principle, by Basant Kumar Chaudhary (rep 13/09/2016)

India prez likely to visit Nepal on Nov 3: Nepali and Indian sides have agreed to expedite preparatory works for Indian President Mukherjee’s Nepal visit (kp 13/09/2016)

Neighborhood first: China is reported to have invested between US $130 and $140 billion abroad in 2015. Not even a percent of this came to Nepal, by Akhilesh Tripathi (rep 12/09/2016)

PM's India visit: UML hands memo to Dahal (kp 12/09/2016), ‘Will be mindful of national interest’ (kp 12/09/2016), Pancheshwor Project on PM’s agenda: Mahat (kp 12/09/2016), Modest proposal: What does Nepal expect from New Delhi during the prime minister’s upcoming visit?, by Akhilesh Upadhyay (kp 12/09/2016), PM Prachanda’s India Visit: Better Not To Take Unnecessary Risk, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 12/09/12016)

India lifts ban on Nepali ginger, by Raju Adhikari (rep 10/09/2016), Trucks with Nepali ginger allowed to enter India: Permanent lifting of ban, however, not certain (kp 11/09/2016)

‘Suspected Indian serial killer acquired Nepali citizenship’ (kp 07/09/2016)

India visit: Dahal to secure funds for Hulaki Road works, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 06/09/2016)

Bilateral ties: Dahal should seize the historic opportunity to shape Nepal’s long-term relations with India, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 06/09/2016)

We vary fundamentally from Oli govt, especially how we view India, interview with Foreign Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat (kp 05/09/2016)

PM's India visit: Fast Track ‘not on agenda’, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 04/09/2016)

I didn’t discuss statute amendment with any Indian official, says Nidhi (ht 04/05/2016)

No fundamental shift in foreign policy, says Minister Mahat, by Sarin Ghimire (kp 04/09/2016)

Govt picks Upadhyay again as envoy to India, names Poudyal for China (rep 02/09/2016)

Preparation for PM’s India visit in full swing: Foreign Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat starts consultation with govt secretaries about India-funded projects (kp 01/09/2016)

Dahal’s darn diplomacy: Nepal should address its neighbours’ genuine concerns but also counter exaggerated ones, by Achyut Wagle (kp 29/08/2016)

EPG to focus on 1950 treaty revision, by Lekhanath Pandey (kp 26/08/2016)

India hands over 17 fire tenders (kp 25/08/2016)

PM Dahal’s letter to Modi: UML demands govt make the letter public, by Binod Ghimire (kp 25/08/2016)

18 Susta villagers face murder charge, by Narayan Sharma (kp 25/08/2016)

Annual security talks to focus on border issues, trafficking (kp 24/08/2016)

Dahal to visit India on Sept 15-18, by Sangeet Dangroula (rep 24/08/2016)

Nepal-India Relations: Towards Path Of Improvement, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 24/08/2016)

Indian aid for women in Khalanga (kp 23/08/2016)

Dahal set to visit India on Sept 15: Shopping list comprises signing of one mega project, aid for post-quake reconstruction, Pancheshwor (kp 22/08/2016) [Yes, please get all your orders, Mr Revolutionary!]

Warning or yearning? Raj or Swaraj, Delhi’s power elites have always taken Nepal for granted as their natural backyard, by Jainendra Jeevan (kp 21/08/2016)

Nepal, India work on PM’s visit: Final agenda of the tour to be set in course of consultations by the DPM who landed in New Delhi on Thursday, by Anil Giri (kp 19/08/2016), Four-day trip to focus on improving ties, high-level visits: Nidhi; Indian officials to learn about priorities of new govt in Nepal, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 19/08/2016), Nidhi lands in Delhi to lay ground for PM’s visit (ht 19/08/2016), Nidhi meets Indian leaders: New Delhi hopes Nepal’s efforts to address agitating parties’ concerns will come to fruition, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 20/08/2016), India supports Nepal
govt’s priorities: Modi
, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 21/08/2016), Modi advises statute amendment for solution, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 21/08/2016),
Oppn MPs say govt ‘undermined Parliament’; Object to Nidhi discussing statute amendment with India, by Binod Ghimire (kp 22/08/2016), Fine balance: Nidhi’s visit is a progress in Nepal-India relations, but it is only a humble start (kp 22/08/2016), Rahul Gandhi pledges Indian Nat’l Cong’s support to Nepal, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 22/08/2016)

Between the lines: Geo-political realities and Nepal’s overdependence on India make their ties complex, by Lok Raj Baral (kp 19/08/2016)

Bulk cargo movement facility denied for all commodities (ht 18/08/2016)

Feeding the dragon: New Delhi should shed its old insecurities about China and learn to fearlessly share fruits of its economic development with its friends, by Biswas Baral (rep 18/08/2016)

DPM Nidhi leaving for New Delhi tomorrow: Mending ties, PM Dahal’s India visit main agenda, by Anil Giri (kp 17/08/2016), DPMs’ China, India Visits: A Wise, Praiseworthy Move, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 17/08/2016), Nidhi’s agenda: Fixing dates for high-level engagements, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 18/08/2016)

Three friends: Can Nepal rise to the occasion to put its house in order first and then reap the rewards of geography?, by Shambhu Ram Simkhada (kp 15/08/2016), Sensible step: Dahal’s decision to send envoys to neighbours indicates a mature approach to foreign policy (kp 15/08/2016)

Swaraj pitches India’s regional co-op, connectivity: ‘Completion of Trauma Centre in Nepal a milestone’, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 15/08/2016)

India flags off 2 cargo vessels from Varanasi to Haldiya, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 14/08/2016)

Efforts on to ensure Indian president’s visit before China’s, by Lekhanath Pandey (kp 13/08/2016) [Dependancy hierarchy has to be preserved!]

DPMs to visit Delhi, Beijing: Government sending Nidhi to India and Mahara to China as its special representatives (kp 12/08/2016), Nidhi to visit southern neighbour India, Mahara set to tour China: ‘Process to amend constitution begins in six weeks’; ‘UML an obstacle in resolving Madhes crisis’ (ht 12/08/2016), PM’s India trip likely in Sept second week, by Anil Giri (kp 12/08/2016)

India’s dilemma: India needs to design and implement a national refugee law to ensure comprehensive national security, by Mahendra P. Lama (kp 10/08/2016)

Disturbing divergence: Nepal’s daunting economic laggardness vis-a-vis its neighbours is a key barrier to a matured relationship with them, by Ram C. Acharya (kp 09/08/2016)

Let’s act together: As India moves up the value chain, some of its industries can be shifted to Nepal, by Madhukar Shamsher JB Rana and Atul K. Thakur (kp 08/08/2016)

India's river linking project is a huge disaster for Nepal: Indian authorities close all 32 channels of the Sharada barrage in Mahakali river during monsoon, by Kalendra Sejuwal (rep 06/08/2016)

Nepal-India integrated check-post in limbo (ht 05/08/2016)

India completes procedure for trade via Visakhapatnam Port (ht 05/08/2016), Vizag port ‘ready’ for Nepali cargos (kp 06/08/2016), Trade through Vizag Port could be more feasible, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 06/08/2016)

Nepal-India JC meeting uncertain, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 01/08/2016)

Changes Nepal’s internal affairs: India, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 29/07/2016)

12 injured in clash over levee row (kp 29/07/2016), Saptari tense as India reconstructs dam on its side (ht 29/07/2016), SP leader blames govt for Tilathi border clash (kp 01/08/2016), Good neighbourliness? Delhi underestimates why people in Tarai are angry about construction across the border (kp 01/08/2016), Study team pins blame on India (kp 03/08/2016)

India slips to third spot in terms of FDI commitments, by Bibek Subedi (kp 28/07/2016)

Fundamentalism in South Asia: India’s neighborhood policy under Modi is executed with a belief rooted in an intolerant and orthodox view of South Asia as a great Hindu Rashtra, by Dinkar Nepal (rep 28/07/2016)

Let’s get together: A dialogue forum of representatives from China, India and Nepal should be formed, by Bhoj Raj Poudel (kp 19/07/2016)

Displaced Nepalis facing identity crisis in India: Massive 22-km causeway built by India submerges Nepali territory every year, by Kalendra Sejuwal (rep 18/07/2016)

Peace and friendship treaty: No change in fundamentals, say Indian stakeholders, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 16/07/2016)

Swarup mum on developments in Kathmandu: The Indian establishment  ‘perceives’ that there  exists anti-India sentiment even in the Tarai now, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 15/07/2016)

Unequal partners: The trade treaty with India has always been guided more by politics than economics, by Hari Prasad Shrestha (kp 15/07/2016)

India’s SSB ‘threatens’ Paklihawa villagers for questioning girl’s death: 15-year-old found dead on June 30 in bordering Indian village; Locals claim a Sashastra Seema Bal constable murdered her (kp 14/07/2016)

MPs urge India to expedite projects, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 11/07/2016)

Nepal-India joint commission meet: Nepal proposes August date for meeting in India (kp 07/07/2016)

Construction of integrated check post on Nepali side in limbo, by Lila Ballav Ghimire (kp 06/07/2016)

Recalibrating relations: Nepal and India need to refine future ties based on economics and border residents, by Sujeev Shakya (kp 05/07/2016)

First meeting of Nepal-India EPG: Members see opportunity for new beginning in ties, by Anil Giri and Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 04/07/2016), First meet starts, but scepticism remains: Observers lay stress on need to take the discussions beyond rhetoric, by Anil Giri (kp 05/06/2016), Nepal side broaches 1950 treaty at first EPG meet, by Nabin Khatiwada (rep 05/07/2016), First EPG meeting ends on high note: Two sides, however, have different approaches at redefining relations, by Anil Giri (kp 06/07/2016), Serious business: EPG is a welcome mechanism, as Kathmandu and Delhi have major differences to overcome (kp 07/07/2016)

Open to high-level exchanges with Nepal: India, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 02/07/2016)

Nepal-India revive bilateral engagement (ht 02/07/2016)

Talks end without major headway: Nepal-India inter-governmental committee meeting, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 02/07/2016)

India for common standards on exports (kp 30/06/2016)

Prez India visit likely in Aug (kp 29/06/2016)

India proposes Nepal for power tariff hike, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai and Bibek Subedi (kp 29/06/2016)

Eminent Persons Group to review all aspects of Nepal-India relations, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 29/06/2016)

A three-way tie: Playing one neighbour against another or inciting nationalism by inflammatory speeches would take us nowhere, by Aditya Baral (kp 29/06/2016)

Trade barriers at top of Nepal’s agenda: India has compelled Nepali tea exporters to obtain quality test certification from an Indian  laboratory each time they ship tea to India, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 28/06/2016), Nepali tea unlikely to get easy entry to India, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 29/06/2016), Trade hurdles: Nepal should make a compelling case for its proposals to India (kp 29/06/2016)

Kolkata-Jogbani railway of no use, say traders, by Binod Bhandari (kp 28/06/2016)

Three’s a crowd: Nepal’s dream of becoming a bridge between China and India may remain elusive; India’s presumptive yet perennial  allegation that Nepal often played the ‘China card’ ultimately proved self- fulfilling, albeit with the script  a bit altered, by Achyut Wagle (kp 27/06/2016)

Border pillars to have GPS devices: To be helpful in restoring Nepal-India boundary markers in cases of loss (kp 27/06/2016)

India’s road project raises flood concerns in Nepal: Nepali officials say several villages in the Tarai at risk of inundation, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 26/06/2016)

First Nepal-bound cargo from India’s Vizag port flagged off (kp 26/06/2016)

202 border pillars built in Parsa district (kp 25/06/2016)

Cross-border oil pipeline: IOC asks govt to waive taxes on equipment (kp 24/06/2016)

Leather exports to India grind to a halt, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 24/06/2016)

1950 revisited: Many Nepalis wrongly believe the 1950 treaty or the subsequent Letters of Exchange accompanying it provided for open border, by Biswas Baral (rep 23/06/2016)

Blockade by India resulted in losses totalling Rs202 billion: Impact of the embargo was felt across the  economy as imports  were stuck on the  Indian side of the border (kp 21/06/2016)

India defends policy on neighbours, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 18/06/2016), Swaraj: No bad relationship with neighbours, including Nepal (kp 20/06/2016) [Blockade was just a joke??]

Customs extend opening hours, by Shankar Acharya (kp 17/06/2016)

India planning to boost connectivity with Nepal: Scepticism remains in view of incomplete projects, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 16/06/2016)

Pokhara-Uttar Pradesh bus service from July (kp 16/06/2016)

Prosperity bridge: Geographical complexities with China and political complexities with India affect Nepal’s ‘transit diplomacy’, by Gaurav Bhattarai (kp 14/06/2016)

IOC team to survey Nepal-India petroleum pipeline (ht 14/06/2016)

Thapa seeks Indian prez’s visit to Nepal: No Indian head of state has visited Nepal after KR Narayanan made the trip in 1997, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 12/06/2016)

Nepal, India energy secretaries to hold meet on June 27, 28 (ht 11/06/2016)

Nepal-India security group meeting: India positive on loan waiver, say officials, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 10/06/2016)

Experts for amending various provisions of Nepal-India Treaty of Trade, by Sujan Dhungana (rep 10/06/2016)

DPM Thapa headed for India today (rep 10/06/2016), Thapa, Swaraj dwell on politics in Nepal, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 11/06/2016)

Nepal-India JC meet likely after mid-August, by Anil Giri (kp 09/06/2016)

Nepal-India IGC meet slated for June 28-29: The meeting is likely to discuss facilitating banking and insurance and minimising non-tariff barriers (kp 09/06/2016)

‘Nepal to request India for defence loan waiver’, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 07/06/2016)

Nepal-India trade pact: Call for effective changes in new accord (kp 07/06/2016), Private sector, experts discuss Nepal-India trade (ht 07/06/2016)

Dangerous duet: The Doval-Rae doctrine wants assurance that naturalized citizenship holders in Nepal will get to become president and prime minister, by Rohit Karki (rep 07/06/2016)

Boundary teams set date for New Delhi meeting, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 05/06/2016)

India inaugurates Raxaul ICP, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 05/06/2016), Nepal to ask India not to open Integrated Check Post yet, by Kuvera Chalise (rep 07/06/2016), Imports from India to cost additional Rs 3.6bn (ht 08/06/2016)

DPM Thapa to hold bilateral meeting with EA Minister Swaraj in New Delhi (kp 04/06/2016), DPM Thapa set for fifth India visit: Expected to resume engagement with the southern neighbour (kp 05/06/2016)

Cross-border oil pipeline project stirs back to life, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 04/06/2016)

Blockade flouted int’l treaties: Rights group (kp 04/06/2016)

Indian govt gifts cycles to girl students (kp 02/06/2016)

Birgunj-Raxaul customs point: Traders concerned about ICP operation, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 02/06/2016)

The lessons of history: Kathmandu and New Delhi both could do well to learn from their mistakes in Madhes (kp 02/06/2016)

DPM Thapa visiting India on June 10 (kp 02/06/2016)

Indian National Congress flays Modi admin for its Nepal policy, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai and Devendra Bhattarai (kp 01/06/2016)

Loosen the embrace: Symbols of unequal relations like the 1950 friendship treaty, the Koshi Barrage and the Khurdlotan Dam cannot be templates for Nepal-India ties in the 21st century, by Devendra Gautam (rep 01/06/2016)

NEA says it has no money to pay India for energy: Failure to foot the bill might lead to increase in power ourtage hours (rep 31/05/2016)

EPG meeting slated for June in Kathmandu, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai and Devendra Bhattarai (kp 29/05/2016), Eminent People’s Group to meet in Kathmandu on July 4-5 (ht 30/05/2016), EPG meeting to set tone for reviewing Nepal-India ties: Nepali team in consultation with stakeholders on the key concerns of bilateral relations (kp 31/05/2016)

Nepalgunj-Rupaidiha border point: ICP comes back online, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 28/05/2016)

Modi’s two years as Indian PM: Nepal, India witness see-saw relations; Both need to introspect on flawed policies: Observers, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 27/05/2016)

India concerned about construction in Susta (ht 27/05/2016)

Nepal-India irrigation meet begin (kp 27/05/2016)

India prez: One Belt, One Road initiative should reflect common interest, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai and Devendra Bhattarai (kp 25/05/2016)

China outwits India: Unless the Indian government realizes its folly and embarks on course correction China will replace India as the most influential actor in Nepal, by Trailokya Raj Aryal (rep 24/05/2016)

Naturalised citizenship: Nepali women married to Indian men wait for 7 yrs, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 23/05/2016)

India should reflect on why their projects in Nepal are stuck in limbo, interview with Pradip Gyawali (kp 23/05/2016)

Modi needs to introspect on Nepal policy: Ex-envoy Sood, by Anil Giri (kp 20/05/2016)

Tread Carefully: The Nepal Government must consider sending a high-level special envoy to New Delhi, by Kanak Mani Dixit (nt 20/05/2016)

SSB ‘encroaches’ upon Nepal’s land in Bardiya, by Kamal Panthi (kp 20/05/2016)

EPG yet to hold first meeting 3 months after formation, by Anil Giri (kp 19/05/2016)

Government in no hurry to name new ambassador to India, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 19/05/2016)

Five Nepali teachers languishing in Indian jail, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 17/05/2016)

Indians tilling 200 bigha Nepali land since 34 years, by Yogesh Rawal (rep 16/05/2016)

IOC reluctant to supply LP gas from Paradip refinery, by Sujan Dhungana (rep 16/05/2016)

Indian Paranoia And Nepal’s Sovereignty, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 15/05/2016)

There has been no aid cut to Nepal: India (kp 14/05/2016), No reduction in India’s aid to Nepal (ht 14/05/2016)

India to attend Buddha summit (kp 14/05/2016)

Committees to implement pacts with India, China (kp 13/05/2016)

NOC moves to set up offices at IOC depots (kp 13/05/12016)

Customs offices in limbo due to lack of buildings, by Shankar Acharya (kp 12/05/2016)

LPG shortage prolongs as supply from India continues to be erratic (ht 11/05/2016), IOC agrees to increase cooking gas supply (kp 12/05/2016)

Bungling on India: It is unfortunate the government has resorted to such petulance, in the process dealing a big blow to efforts to revitalize relations with India, by Akanshya Shah (rep 11/05/2016)

Meetings with India on track despite dip in ties, by Anil Giri (kp 10/05/2016)

Indian security agency guards Nepali Embassy (kp 09/05/2016)

Prez visit to southern neighbour put off (kp 07/05/2016), Govt to recall envoy to India, by Anil Giri (kp 07/05/2016), Prez India visit cancelled for ‘lack of preparations’ (kp 08/05/2016), Cancellation not linked to envoy’s recall: Thapa, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 08/05/2016), ‘Govt move could deal a setback to Nepal-India ties’, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 09/05/2016), Fast and furious: Govt went far in cancelling President’s Delhi visit and recalling Nepal envoy (kp 09/05/2016), ‘I did my best to bolster ties’, interview with Deep Kumar Upadhyay (kp 10/05/2016), Former envoy Upadhyay dares accusers: Prove allegations (kp 16/05/2016)

India keenly following events in Nepal (ht 06/05/2016)

You are wrong Shyam Saran! Saran’s observations are thoroughly one-sided and his statements are for the most part factually incorrect, by Jainendra Jeevan (kp 01/05/2016)

Dozens of Nepali workers missing in India (ht 01/05/2016)

Nepal in 2045: Contrary to Indian expectations, Nepal is likely, when pushed to the wall, to turn to China and even have a military pact with it, by Aditya Man Shrestha (rep 28/04/2016)

Held Indian police officials released, by Mohan Budhair (kp 26/04/2016)

Rice imports from India jump to Rs13.43 billion (kp 24/04/2016)

Deuba, Swaraj discuss Nepal political situation (kp 22/04/2016)

Power Trade With India: A Long Way To Go, by Devendra Adhikari (rn 22/04/2016)

President to visit India on May 9: New Delhi is said to have expressed its desire to make it an official one (kp 20/04/2016)

Triangular connectivity: Nepal should try to gain the trust of both India and China by resolving domestic issues, by Lok Raj Baral (kp 20/04/2016)

New directions: India does not mind connecting with China, but Nepal’s linkages with the Chinese have always been a matter of concern for it, by Hari Prasad Shrestha (kp 19/04/2016)

Abducted Nepali freed safely from Indian town, by Janak Nepal (kp 17/04/2016)

Detention and demurrage charges: Shipping agents waive off around Rs3 billion fees, by Shankar Acharya (kp 16/04/2016)

Bhairahawa rising as major transit point after blockade, by Madhav Dhungana (kp 14/04/2016)

India pledges Rs116m to Kaski institutes (kp 08/04/2016)

Nepali traders seek suspension of countervailing duty in India (ht 06/04/2016)

35 Nepalis including minors held on Indian border, by Rabindra Upreti (kp 01/04/2016)

EU-India statement on charter irks govt: MoFA calls it ‘uncalled for’, says interference in internal affairs of a country (kp 01/04/2016) [The new constitution has been written by the non-inclusive leaders of the big parties! They disregarded the interim constitution, the decision of the Supreme Court and the interests of the not included majority of society! They disallowed the latter's representatives in the CA to vote in the interests of their social groups, etc. How can you call this democratic?], Nepali government objects to reference to Nepal’s statute (ht 01/04/2016), Nepal strongly objects to EU-India statement on constitution (rep 01/04/2016), Joint Statement Of EU Officials And Modi, by Siddhi B Ranjitkar (km 01/04/2016), Govt decries EU-India statement, calls it ‘altogether inappropriate’, by Anil Giri (kp 02/04/2016), Reminder of an earlier decision: Rae (kp 02/04/2016)

Escape velocity: There should be no reason why India should tie itself in knots over Nepal seeking closer relations with China, by Rubeena Mahato (nt 01/04/2016)

‘India’s trade barriers limit Nepal’s export potential’ (kp 31/03/2016)

NOC to India: Supply extra 15k tonnes of LPG (kp 30/03/2016)

CHAs threaten to auction cargoes to recover accrued fine (ht 27/03/2016)

254 border pillars missing, by Parbat Portel (kp 25/03/2016)

Unintended Trans-Himalayan Consequences: Did New Delhi ever imagine that its coercive strategy would backfire this badly?, by Kanak Mani Dixit (nt 25/03/2016)

Nepal, India likely to finalise soft loan conditions soon (ht 24/03/2016)

Nepal free to explore transit routes: India (kp 23/03/2016)

Indian aid for Tanahun schools (kp 22/03/2016), Rs 1 billion Indian aid for education (rep 22/03/2016)

Nepal-India meet on border security issues (ht 22/03/2016)

Nepal has failed to attract bigger FDI from India: Rae (kp 22/03/2016), Rae urges trade expansion between Nepal and India (ht 22/03/2016)

Opening date for Integrated Check Post pushed back, by Lila Ballav Ghimire (kp 21/03/2016)

National Insecurity States: For reasons grounded in geopolitics of Cold War, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Pakistan have always been national security states despite multiple regime changes, by CK Lal (rep 21/03/2016)

Three friends: Fear of Chinese influence has placed Nepal at the receiving end of many reactions by New Delhi, by Saugat Bikram Karki (kp 20/03/2016)

Swaraj meets Prime Minister Oli (ht 17/03/2016), Madhes crisis: Swaraj enquires about progress; n Geneva, Indian mission calls for ‘definite timeframe’, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 18/03/2016)

India for resolving issues through talks (kp 16/03/2016), Jaishankar meets PM, UDMF leaders, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 16/03/2016)

Indian authorities build road inside no-man’s-land: The black-topped road extends from Bhitthamod to Pokharvinda in Bihar, India, by Laxmi Sah (kp 12/03/2016)

Delay in delivery of imported goods from Kolkata port: Importers forced to pay high detention charges (kp 10/03/2016)

Fuel supply from India normalising (ht 10/03/2016)

100 border pillars in Kapilvastu repaired (kp 09/03/2016)

Group of Eminent Persons: More questions than answers, by Birendra P. Mishra (ht 09/03/2016)

Indian government’s service tax jacks up transaction cost of goods for Nepal (ht 08/03/2016)

Benefit-sharing of Pancheshwar project to be decided within three months, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 08/03/2016)

Rising India: India today is admired by Africans, courted by the West, loved by Southeast Asians but feared by its neighbours, by Nischal Nath Pandey (kp 07/03/2016)

Madhesh and India: The Madhesh issue cast a long shadow over almost all programs Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli attended while in India, by Hari Bansh Jha (rep 05/03/2016)

Nepal–India Relations: Unexplained sufferings, by Dwarika Nath Dhungel (sp 04/03/2016)

Oli Visits India, by Tilak Rawal (sp 04/03/2016)

CPI (M) leader hits out at India over blockade (kp 04/03/2016)

Riling the juggernaut: We should understand that the historical paranoia of the angry Hindu elite is real in India, by Pramod Mishra (kp 03/03/2016)

We won’t raise fuel supply: IOC to NOC, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 03/03/2016)

India cuts annual grant to Nepal by 40 percent, by Bibek Subedi (kp 02/03/2016) [Obviously, Oli's state visit to India has been extremely successful!], Money for nothing: Instead of demanding more money, govt needs to imporove its capacity for aid utilisation (kp 03/03/2016)

Mixed signals: Modi did not spell a word about the blockade or Madhesh, the issues that had led to acrimonious relations between the two countries, by Rajesh Singh (rep 01/03/2016)

Nepal-India Relations: The Coast Is Not Still Clear, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 28/02/2016)

Agents refuse to release cargo until dues paid, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 27/02/2016) [Another proof of Oli's failed state visit to India!]

‘No joint communiqué’ as PM Oli wraps up India visit, by Anil Giri (kp 25/02/2016)

So near, yet so far: The question of Madhes lies at the heart of PM Oli’s visit to India; India is still sceptical of Oli, and it would be difficult to overcome this scepticism, given  the fact that Oli’s political strength comes from “nationalistic” people who will find it difficult to become friends with India, by Ajaya Bhadra Khanal (kp 24/02/2016), PM Oli's Visit And Nepal-India Relations, by Yuba Nath Lamsal (rn 24/02/2016), Status Quo Ante, by Hira Bahadur Thapa (rn 24/02/2016), PM's Visit Clears Some Misunderstandings, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 26/02/2016), Told India to deal directly thru govt: PM (ht 26/02/2016) [Yes, Nepal's government is most reliable and effective as its dealing of issues like quake relief and reconstruction have proved!!]

Breaking IOC monopoly: NOC holding talks with India’s Reliance; During the embargo, the Indian state-owned oil company had cut fuel supplies by as much as 90 percent, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 24/02/2016)

Pancheshwar daydream: India has dragged its feet on the Mahakali-based multi-purpose project with a strong hydropower component, by Ramesh Khatry (kp 23/02/2016)

Hand in hand, eyes on mending ties, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 21/02/2016), India forms Eminent Persons Group (kp 21/02/2016), Nepal, India seal nine agreements in New Delhi: Deals related to earlier pledges such as energy, trade, transit facilities and culture, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 21/02/2016), Nepal’s new constitution a significant achievement, says Indian PM Modi (kp 21/02/2016), Nepal, India sign crucial agreements (ht 21/02/2016), Oli: Visit successful in clearing the air: India calls for addressing grievances in Nepal in line with assurances (kp 22/02/2016) [???], Not so easy: PM Oli’s visit has been able to restore ties that were on dangerous free fall (kp 22/02/2016), A twist in the pipeline: Nepal’s energy dependence on India will continue to constrain its ability to negotiate bilateral issues, by Bibek Raj Kandel (kp 22/02/2016), PM for partnerships with India, China (kp 23/02/2016), India welcomes Nepal’s amended constitution (ht 23/02/206), Trade experts seek simplification of transit procedures in negotiation (ht 23/02/2016), Prime Mnister Oli In India, by Siddhi B Ranjitkar (km 23/02/2016)

Nepal allowed to use Vizag port (kp 21/02/2016)

New Delhi rolls out red carpet for Oli (kp 20/02/2016), PM kicks off India visit, meeting with Modi today:  ‘The visit aims to strengthen bilateral relations’, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 20/02/2016), India supplying just 60pc of LPG demand, says NOC (kp 20/02/2016), FNCCI delegation leaves for India (ht 20/02/2016), Oli to hold high-level talks in Delhi today (rep 20/02/2016), Oli’s India Visit Can He Redefine Relations?, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 21/02/2016) [No, he can't!]

A reset for India and Nepal: Foreign relations among culturally similar states cannot be left to raw emotions and one-upmanship games, by Sreeram Chaulia (kp 19/02/2016), Setting A New Course For Nepal-India Relations, by Narad Bharadwaj (rn 19/02/2016)

India not to inject fresh funds into Postal Road, by Devendra Bhattarai and Bhushan Yadav (kp 19/02/2016)

Four MoUs expected to be signed in Delhi, by Anil Giri (kp 18/02/2016), Ties to normalise after visit: Rae (kp 18/02/2016), Postal Road tops agenda for Oli’s New Delhi visit, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 18/02/2016), Delhi-bound: Instead of making grand new pronouncements, Prime Minister Oli should take a long and hard look in understanding the nuances of policies and focus on implementing past agreements (kp 18/02/2016), Oli’s test: PM Oli has promised not to sign any treaties against national interests; He will be tested, by Dipendra Adhikari (rep 18/02/2016), What to expect: It is in Nepal's interest to offer India the right things, by Binayak Basnyat (rep 18/02/2016), My visit has no agenda except to mend ties: Oli (kp 19/02/2016), We want friendly ties with India: PM, by Lekhanath Pandey (kp 19/02/2016),
PM says won’t sign any deal of long-term significance (rep 19/02/2016)

Mahottari youth in critical condition after SSB thrashing (ht 17/02/2016)

It was a de facto blockade after statute promulgation: Thapa (ht 17/02/2016)

Interaction on Nepal-India bilateral trade begins (ht 17/02/2016)

Oli to lead 60-member delegation to New Delhi, by Anil Giri (kp 16/02/2016), 46 to accompany PM Oli to Delhi: Deputy Prime Minister Thapa ready to go to India with prime minister (kp 17/02/2016), India visit for forging understanding: Oli, by Prakash Acharya (ht 17/02/2016), Jumbo delegation to accompany PM to Delhi (ht 17/02/2016)

Indian border police ‘harass’ Nepali migrants (kp 16/02/2016)

Sending foreign secy to Kathmandu at last moment was not good, says Singh (kp 13/02/2016)

Divergent views appear ahead of Oli’s Delhi trip: Foreign Ministry makes a strong pitch for improving bilateral relations; Other line ministries present list of goodies that can be brought home, by Anil Giri (kp 12/02/2016), Prime Minister’s Visit To India, by Siddhi B Ranjitkar (km 12/02/2016), FM Thapa ‘reluctant’ to accompany Oli, by Anil Giri (kp 15/02/2016), We should focus on implementing past agreements with India, interview with Nishchal Nath Pandey (kp 15/02/2016), PM Oli's India Visit And Our Sufferings, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 15/02/2016)

Power import turns uncertain over tariff issue: PTC had proposed selling electricity to Nepal at Rs5.5 per unit, but NTPS has now demanded Rs8.8 per unit, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 11/02/2016), NVVN agrees to sell electricity to NEA at Rs 5.5 per unit (ht 15/02/2016)

FinMin seeks India assistance to build two hydropower projects, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 11/02/2016)

Nepali woman languishing in Indian jail for eight months (kp 11/02/2016)

Swaraj, all-party Indian delegation meet Prez, PM (kp 10/02/2016)

A time for caution: Nepal should not make hasty decisions when it comes to revaluating the 1950 treaty, by Lok Raj Baral (kp 08/02/2016)

NOC writes to IOC to scrap tanker rerouting (kp 08/02/2016)

FM Poudel to leave for India today: To prepare ground for PM’s visitnIndian aid, line of credit, Fast Track and hydel projects to be discussed (kp 07/02/2016), FinMin to discuss reconstruction projects during India visit (ht 07/02/2016), Stalled bilateral ties ‘moving forward’: In preparation for PM’s Delhi visit, FinMin Poudel meets Indian ministers, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 08/02/2016), Rebuild trust: End of border blockade calls for more dialogue, not less (kp 08/02/2016), FinMin holds talks on reconstruction projects (ht 08/02/2016)

Ready to boost oil supply to Nepal: Indian minister, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 05/02/2015)

Shipping liners waive 25pc to 40pc detention charges (ht 05/02/2016)

Govt objects to Indian leaders’ statements (kp 03/02/2016)

CoAS Chettri meets senior figures in India: Indian president will decorate CoAS Chhetri amid a special programme on Wednesday (kp 03/02/2016) [??], CoAS gets hon rank of General of Indian Army: The neighbouring countries have a tradition of conferring honorary titles to each other’s army chiefs since 1950 (kp)

Morcha leaders meet politicians in Bihar: SSFN Chairman Yadav, Sadbhawana Chair Mahato and TMSP chief Mahendra R Yadav in Bihar ‘seeking help for Tarai agitation’, by Abdhesh Kumar Jha (kp 02/02/2016)

Awaited opportunity: The recently formed Eminent Persons Group is a golden opportunity to review the 1950 treaty, by Hari Prasad Shrestha (kp 02/02/2016)

Revive strained relations with India: Leaders (ht 02/02/2016)

PM ‘under pressure’ to visit china first if blockade stays (kp 01/02/2016)

Dependence on India for energy to worsen by 2017: Annual electricity import bill likely tp jump five-fold to Rs 50 billion per year, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 01/02/2016)

India wants to keep Nepal confined to 1950 treaty, interview with Bhekh, Bahadur Thapa (kp 01/02/2016)

Comedy of political errors: Every drop of China’s ‘free oil’ will prove to be ‘doses of opium’ for tiny Nepal, by Atul K. Thakur (kp 31/01/2016)

Pancheswar Multipurpose Project: DPR integration to complete by March, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 31/01/2016)

With vehicular movement nil, porters raking in the moolah: Local traders are forced to pay hefty amount to carriers as sit-ins continue at the major border crossing, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 31/01/2016)

February 19-23 proposed for PM’s India visit (kp 30/01/2016), PM most likely to visit India from Feb 19-23, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 30/01/2016), Agenda being set for PM’s Delhi visit (kp 31/01/2016)

Debates on Madhesh movement in Bihar and UP: Indian leaders campaigning in bordering towns to support Madhesh movement, by Mithilesh Yadav (rep 30/01/2016)

‘Nepal and India should reorient their policies towards each other’ (ht 30/01/2016)

Frosty relations headed for thaw after 4 months, by Anil Giri (kp 29/01/2016)

Shipping companies refuse to take back containers, by Shankar Acharya (kp 29/01/2016)

CoAS Chhetri leaving for maiden visit to India (ht 29/01/2016)

Mahendranagar-New Delhi bus services launched, by Chitranga Thapa (kp 29/01/2016)

Indian MEA unaware of PM’s rider to visit India (ht 29/01/2016), India finalizing date for Oli’s visit (rep 29/01/2016)

Govt forms team to strengthen Nepal-India ties (ht 28/01/2016), Govt forms EPG to review all Nepal-India treaties (rep 28/01/2016) [Only men are qualified to be eminent persons!!]

Nepal likely to import 220MW of electricity (ht 28/01/2016), Nepal-India energy secretaries to meet today (ht 28/01/2016), Nepali, Indian officials discuss implementation: Development of transmission lines for trading power, among other pertinent issues, were on the agenda of the meeting of the Joint Working Group (kp 29/01/2016), 80MW power to be imported from mid-Feb: Work to install five transmission towers in Tarai districts had been stalled due to protests in the plains, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 30/01/2016)

Modi’s myopia: If PM Modi was committed to better ties with Nepal the onus was him to try to better understand ground realities in Nepal, by Biswas Baral (rep 28/01/2016)

India gifts 48 vehicles to Nepal (kp 27/01/2016), India gifts ambulances, buses to Nepal (ht 27/01/2016)

Communication gap: It is unfortunate that ties between the best of friends Nepal and India have soured, by Achyut Wagle (kp 27/01/2016)

Official engagements to resume this week: Energy secretaries meet in Kathmandu this weekend to discuss prospects of power exchange, trade, infrastructure building (kp 27/01/2017)

Outstanding issues should be addressed: Rae (ht 26/01/2016)

FNCCI seeks consideration on detention, demurrage (ht 26/01/2016)

Birgunj border reopens: Carts loaded with goods entering Nepal from India during night (ht 25/01/2016), Obstruction continues at Birgunj-Raxaul point: Vehicles entering Nepal through other crossings, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 26/01/2016)

Nepali vehicles crossing the border: India makes entry permits mandatory, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 25/01/2016)

Things to ponder, Mr. Modi: Kathmandu has always promptly taken care of Delhi’s security interests, by Jainendra Jeevan (kp 24/01/2016)

Lingering Embargo: The Whys And The Wherefores, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 21/01/2016)

IOC refuses to boost fuel supply: IOC has refused to issue fuel from depots other than Raxaul citing inadequate stock, according to NOC (kp 21/01/2016)

FNCCI team in Kolkata to ask for port fee waiver (kp 20/01/2016)

NECHIN time: President Xi Jinping of China had first proposed the Nepal-China-India Economic Corridor, an idea supported by PM Narendra Modi of India, by Suresh Acharya (rep 20/01/2016)

PM's India, China visits: Indian, Chinese envoys call on DPM Thapa, by Anil Giri (kp 19/01/2016)

Rae suggests early political solution (kp 18/01/2016)

Stuck at India's Kolkata port: Delivery of Nepal-bound containers yet to restart, by Shankar Acharya (kp 17/01/2016)

Indian cops in Nepal to nab ‘fugitive’, by Laxmi Sah (kp 16/01/2016)

Exorcising the Indian ghost: The lesson from this blockade is that we must develop alternatives in sourcing and managing our energy supplies, by Bishal Thapa (nt 15/01/2016)

Govt ultimatum to Indian schools: Get registered in a month or face closure, by Binod Ghimire (kp 14/01/2016)

Plant of India: PM Oli should visit India first and try to take the Indian leadership into confidence that Nepal's recent efforts at expansion of trade links with China and other countries are not against Indian interests, by Biswas Baral (rep 14/01/2016)

Set priorities for India visit, says PM Oli, by Anil Giri (kp 12/01/2016) [Nothing to discuss with India?], EPG to look into Nepal-India ties ahead of PM’s Delhi visit, by Anil Giri (kp 14/01/2016), Government moots four names for EPG: Eminent Persons’ Group will review treaties with India, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 14/01/2016)

Vehicles entering India: Jogbani customs imposes fee (kp 12/01/2016)

Kolkata port halts loading of Nepal-bound cargoes, by Shankar Acharya (kp 11/01/2016)

Country seeks India’s support for waiver of demurrage charges (ht 11/01/2016)

Indian SSB digs pits around border pillars, by Kamal Panthi (kp 10/01/2016)

Mahato meets Indian minister in New Delhi (kp 09/01/2016)

India bars entry of ginger from Nepal, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 09/01/2016)

PM Oli likely to visit India next month (kp 07/01/2016)

Indian porters, protesters clash at Birgunj border, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 07/01/2016)

Poudel assures Swaraj, Singh of early solution, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 07/01/2016) [How can he? He has not function is state and his party plays a veto role!]

Paddy exports barred by India’s new trade policy: Exports of paddy have been moved from the ‘free’ to the ‘restricted’ category, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 06/01/2016)

Planned meeting of Pancheshwar Dev Authority put off, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 05/01/2016)

Jaishankar ‘quizzed’ on Nepal crisis (kp 03/01/2016)

Pre-departure checklist: PM Oli could meet his predecessors and seek their counsel before going to Delhi, by Khagendra Nath Sharma (kp 03/01/2016), PM Oli likely to visit India before China (ht 03/01/2016)

Oli gives Modi a ring, dialogue raises hopes: Indian PM stresses on solution to political problems through ‘sahmati’, by Anil Giri (kp 01/01/2016)

Bilateral efforts on to resolve problems: Delhi, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 31/12/2015)

Season of discontent: The ‘unofficial’ blockade of Nepal is a diplomatic failure of the Indian government, by Hari Prasad Shrestha (kp 31/12/2015)

Border school claims years of SSB hassle, by Bhawani Bhatta (kp 30/12/2015)

‘Econ relations should not be hostage of political disputes’ (kp 30/12/2015)

The other sidePeople in India want the blockade removed and unique relationship between two countries strengthened, by Pratyush Nath Upreti (kp 28/12/2015)

India seeks convenient date for commerce secretary-level talks, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 22/12/2015)

Nepal-India relations: Tarai protests, embargo sour local-level ties, by Amrita Anamol (kp 21/12/2015)

Development works grind to halt in East (kp 20/12/2015)

Give and take it is an opportune time to mend fences with India, by Keshar Bahadur Bhandari (kp 20/12/2015)

Protest against India-dug dyke: A trench has been dug in Dhodhari VDC of Bardiya district which obstructs the corridor to the south, by Kamal Panthi (kp 19/12/2015)

Preventive diplomacy: Track two diplomacy can resolve the current Nepal-India imbroglio, but it is a skill Kathmandu lacks, by Yogendra P. Paneru (kp 18/12/2015)

India urged to ease cross-border vehicle movement (ht 18/12/2015)

Pointing fingers: Diplomatic exchanges between Nepal and India during the 1989-90 blockade are still relevant, by Deepak Thapa (kp 17/12/2015)

A new chapter: Hopefully, the new generation shall gain a better insight on Nepal-India relations, by Abhi Subedi (kp 13/12/2015)

Nepal’s unrest worries residents of Jogbani, by Jitendra Sah (kp 12/12/2015)

Modi’s Facing Saving Agenda, by Siddhi B Ranjitkar (km 08/12/2015)

Indian MPs criticise New Delhi’s Nepal policy (kp 08/12/2015), Swawraj hopeful of solution in 5-7 days (kp 08/12/2015), DPM Thapa asks Swaraj to make efforts to resolve bilateral matter (kp 08/12/2015)

Blockade Indian mistake in diplomacy: Yechury, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 29/11/2015)

An uneasy friendship: Ineffective diplomacy should not be a reason to spoil good relations between Nepalis and Indians, by Suraj Vaidya (kp 29/11/2015)

4 Nepalis hurt as Indian SSB men open fire ‘indiscriminately’: Nepal takes strong exception to firing in Nepali territory, by Anil Giri (kp 26/11/2015), How the incident took place, by Bed Raj Paudel (kp 26/11/2015), 13 SSB personnel detained, released, by Parbat Portel (kp 30/11/2015), Govt tells India not to repeat such incidents (kp 01/12/2015)

UN body calls for smooth flow of goods into Nepal (kp 25/11/2015), Amendment to constitution can resolve Tarai unrest: Rae (kp 25/11/2015)

DPM Thapa takes up border obstruction with Indian envoy: Indian Ambassador Rae reiterates that there is no blockade from his country’s side (kp 24/11/2015), Nepal-bound medicines fly from India detour through SE Asia, by Arjun Poudel (rep 24/11/2015), It’s just business: India's hunger for energy could be a reason behind its interest in Nepal’s yet to be carved federal provinces, by Subrata Lamsal (kp 24/11/2015), Exports, imports dive due to unofficial trade embargo (kp 24/11/2015)

Parting ways: In the long run, the blockade will misfire at India’s geopolitical and economic dominance in Nepal, by Gunakar Bhatta (kp 23/11/2015)

Diaspora speaks: A section believes the reason for 'unofficial blockade' of Nepal is related to India's insatiable need for water, by Bhagirath Yogi (rep 23/11/2015)

Nepal meet in India’s Lok Sabha (kp 22/11/2015)

Indian filmmakers rebuke blockade (kp 22/11/2015)

‘Over-reliance on India has hit economy hard’: The central bank says Nepal did not learn lessons from the past two blockades by the southern neighbour (kp 22/11/2015)

Redefining Nepal-India Relations, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 21/11/2015)

India tightens cargo entry from Sunauli, by Madhav Dhungana (ht 19/11/2015), India seeks list of vehicles carrying fuel, medicines (rep 19/11/2015), Nepali diaspora in US protests blockade (ht 19/11/2015)

PABSON urges Indian envoy to ensure child and human rights (ht 18/11/2015)

‘Surprised’, India PM’s Office seeks report on size of Nepali protesters in London (ht 14/11/2015), PMO of India seeks report (kp 15/11/2015)

Indians encroach upon Nepali land in Dodhara Chandani (kp 13/11/2015), Indians encroach upon Nepali land in Dodhara Chandani (rep 13/11/2015)

India continues to curb fuel cargo flow to Nepal (kp 11/11/2015), On lifting border blockade, Indian envoy Rae says nay (kp 11/11/2015), Supplies via Birgunj only after Madhes solution: Rae (rep 11/11/2015), No headway in clearing blockade: Rae; ‘Recent aberration in relations a temporary phenomenon’ (ht 11/11/2015) [This is not an aberration but a grave violation of fundamental humanitarian rules and international law!!], No blockade: Based on available information there is no evidence to support that India is involved in trade interruption, by Sukhdev Shah (rep 11/11/2015) [?? Unbelievable statement! Even the Indian Ambassor no longer denies India's role!], Govt to seek int’l help if blockade continues (kp 11/11/2015)

Govt to India: Let goods in: Special Cabinet resolution calls on southern neighbour to work towards improving ties, by Anil Giri (kp 10/11/2015), Govt requests India to ease suppliesm, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 10/11/2015), New Delhi fails to keep its supply ‘promise’, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 10/11/2015), India stops over 400 trucks carrying medicines at border (rep 10/11/2015), Out of stock: Critical shortage of life-saving drugs is pushing Nepal to humanitarian crisis (kp 10/11/2015), British scholars concerned about crisis in Nepal: BNAC has urged the Indian government to ensure that rights of Nepal as a land-locked country are respected (kp 10/11/2015) [see BNAC statement], Breaking the silence: India has its own interest behind the blockade but why  has the international community not spoken about it?, by Jaya Lamichhane (kp 10/11/2015)

Modi’s fall: The fact that he has transformed into a foe from a good friend means nothing to Modi, by Anjali Subedi (rep 10/11/2015)

Show some spunk: In case of Indian military intervention, China will certainly come to Nepal's rescue, turning Nepal into a theater of war, by Aditya Man Shrestha and Dwarika Nath Dhungel (rep 10/11/2015

Nepal-India meetings, engagements stalled: Foreign Ministry officials say the government’s current priority is resuming the supplies of fuel, essential goods and medicines from India, by Anil Giri (kp 09/11/2015), It takes two to tango: It’s time both Kathmandu and New Delhi reviewed their positions, found solutions (kp 09/11/2015), Indian Blockade: Friend Behaving As Foe, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 09/11/2015), India noted constitution means it’s a major development, interview with Indian Ambassador Ranjit Rae (kp 09/11/2015)

Fuel flow almost nil since Birgunj death (kp 08/11/2015), Plans afoot to tackle blockade, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 08/11/2015), Nepal for amicable solution, but ready to stand against undue pressure: Dahal, by Amrita Anmol (kp 08/11/2015), ‘No statute change from no-man’s-land’; Sitaula: By interfering in the affairs of a sovereign country, India has tarnished its reputation as a good neighbour (kp 08/11/2015), Out of frying pan: Nepal should learn from the ongoing blockade and end its dependency on India, by Gyan Basnet (kp 08/11/2015), Without direction: Nepali Congress needs to help the government end the crisis in the Tarai and the Indian embargo, by Khagendra Nath Sharma (kp 08/11/2015), A big letdown: The establishment in New Delhi and Kathmandu do not seem to care for the plight of the Nepalis, by Atul K. Thakur (kp 08/11/2015)

India Fighting A Proxy War In Nepal, by Siddhi B Ranjitkar (km 07/11/2015)

Human rights organisations oppose Indian blockade (kp 07/11/2015), South Asian HR defenders term 'blockade' unfortunate, shameful, by Nabin Khatiwada (rep 07/11/2015), PM lashes India for supply disruption (kp 07/11/2015), Oli calls it a blockade: Advises journos to engage in responsible journalism (ht 07/11/2015), ‘Indian officers solicit bribe from cargo operators’, by Parbat Portel (kp 07/11/2015), DPM Thapa: World knows about border blockage (kp 07/11/2015) [Be sure, the world knows a lot more!], Tarai unrest is internal matter: DPM Thapa (ht 07/11/2015), Coping With The Impact Of Strike And Blockade, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 07/11/2015)

Stop bullying Nepal, CPI-M tells Modi (kp 06/11/2015)

Thapa’s missed opportunity in Geneva (kp 06/11/2015), Geneva session does not give issue global proportion: Indie ministry (kp 06/11/2015), ‘Take embargo issue to int’l community’ (kp 06/11/2015), ‘Nepal-India standoff has no int’l dimension’ (ht 06/11/2015), India denies any role in Nepal border disruptions (ht 06/11/2015) [??], Flag waving: India expects us to wave the white flag; Our leaders are waving the national flag. Neither is a way out (nt 06/11/2015), The autumn of the patriot: The leadership has no choice but to reach out to Delhi and make amends, by Bidushi Dhungel (nt 06/11/2015), Look south: China cannot alleviate the pain inflicted by India on Nepal, let’s look within and mend fences, by Om Astha Rai (nt 06/11/2015), No end in sight to fuel crisis (ht 06/11/2015), Stranded vehicles leave Birgunj (ht 06/11/2015)

Bihar and blockade: When Bihar election results are out on November 8th the economic blockade could gradually ease, by Rohit Karki (rep 05/11/2015)

Home made: Foreign Minister Kamal Thapa visited New Delhi for easing of supplies without bothering to first negotiate with the Madheshi and Tharu groups, by Hari Bansh Jha (rep 04/11/2015)

‘The crisis at this time can lead us to seek alternatives for the long term’, interview with Commerce Minister Ganesh Man Pun (ht 02/11/2015), BRB: India is Violating Nepal’s sovereignty (kp 02/11/2015), Blockade as blackmail: If anything, India should be concerned about how its fuel embargo has disrupted lives and angered Nepalis, by Jagannath Adhikari (kp 02/11/2015)

‘Armed Indian cops crossed into Nepal’, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 01/11/2015)

Hinduism And Nepal-India Ties, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 01/11/2015)

All too confusing: It was impossible to imagine Modi, who charmed us all during his two Nepal visit, would stop us from celebrating Dashain, by Hitesh Karki (rep 31/10/2015)

Ministry to India: Fulfil supply commitment (kp 31/10/2015), India obstructs third-country imports at Kakadbhitta, by Parbat Portel (kp 31/10/2015), India doubts China oil deal will clear border point (kp 31/10/2015), Civil society for raising issue at UPR session: Rights activist Kapil Shrestha says the unofficial blockade is brazen violation of human rights (kp 31/10/2015)

Nepal-India Relation At The Crossroads, by Narad Bharadwaj (rn 30/10/2015), Lose-lose: The blockade will turn out to be a costly blunder for the governments of both India and Nepal (nt 30/10/2015), Protesters, locals clash at Nepal-India border, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 30/10/2015), Biggest fuel flow from IOC in 5 wks: 131 tankers arrive from south a day after historic Nepal-China oil deal, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 30/10/2015)

A window for diplomacy: Peace parks could be a constructive solution to the border disputes between India and Nepal, by Zack Oser and Sushil Adhikari (kp 29/10/2015)

India exposed: India's blockade conveys the message that SAARC region is under Indian sphere and any country that believes otherwise will face consequences, by Prakash Chandra Lohani (rep 29/10/2015)

Indian drivers stage sit-in outside Consulate General of India (kp 27/10/2015), Govt mobilises missions to ‘internationalise blockade’ (kp 27/10/2015)

‘Indian cops enter Nepal with AK-47’: The Indian police team claim they had reportedly reached there by mistake, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 26/10/2015)

Why Kamal Thapa’s Mission To India Failed?, by Siddhi B Ranjitkar (km 25/10/2015), DPM Thapa urges New Delhi to keep its word (kp 25/10/2015), Leaders wary of terming move blockade: Mahat says it is wrong on India’s part to use transit as a tool to influence Nepal’s domestic affairs, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 25/10/2015)

Crisis of representation: Indian media are getting a lot of flak for untruthful, dishonest and unreliable coverage of Nepal, by Dharma Adhikari (rep 20/10/2015)

Cruel intentions: The current standoff between India and Nepal is about whether Nepal should remain as an independent country; When intentions are cruel, no solution works, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 20/10/2015)

Modi advises Thapa to address demands, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 20/10/2015), India assures stranded cargo vessels will be rerouted, says DPM Thapa (ht 20/10/2015) [Really?], India unlikely to supply fuel through Birgunj (rep 20/10/2015), SAARC members ‘should speak against blockade’: Diplomats and foreign policy experts are in favour of raising the issue in regional as well as inter-national platforms (kp 20/10/2015)

SSB, Muslims clash near border, by Rabindra Uprety (kp 19/10/2015)

Fuel crisis disrupts aid supplies to quake-hit Nepalis (ht 19/10/2015), No signs of India lifting blockade immediately; Thapa expects to meet Indian PM Narendra Modi before he returns to Kathmandu on Monday, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 19/10/2015), Thapa, Swaraj discuss easing obstruction at border points (ht 19/10/2015), Thapa meets Swaraj, Singh (rep 19/10/2015), Over 100 fuel tankers cross into Nepal (kp 19/10/2015), NOC begins LPG rerouting process (kp 19/10/2015), NOC, NAC agree to airlift aviation fuel (kp 19/10/2015)

Hydro solutions: India has always negotiated mega projects during politically difficult times so as to have an upper hand, by Durga Prasad Paudyal (rep 19/10/2015)

Disturbances in Nepal ‘hit’ Sikkim tourism, by Sangam Prasain (kp 18/10/2015)

DPM Thapa off to India: To discuss disruption of supplies to Nepal, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 18/10/2015)

India reviews security along Nepal border (ht 17/10/2015)

Fuel dearth hits delivery to quake-hit areas: UN: Hundreds of tonnes of food meant for earthquake victims is said to be stuck in warehouses in districts (kp 17/10/2015), Border blockade hits Birgunj folk hard (kp 17/10/2015), ‘IOC reluctance to supply fuel hard to understand’ (rep 17/10/2015)

Why India’s Policy On Nepal Failed?, by Siddhi B. Ranjitkar (km 16/10/2015)

Fixing what’s broke: Prime Minister Oli needs to realise that we may be able to choose our friends, but we can’t choose our neighbours (nt 16/10/2015)

DPM Thapa aims to ease tensions with Delhi visit, by Anil Giri (kp 16/10/2015), Kamal Thapa flying to New Delhi tomorrow: To seek Indian help to end disruption of supplies (ht 16/10/2015), Oli willing to visit India soon: MEA, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 16/10/2015)

Nepali migrant workers harassed at border points: Migrant workers say that the tradition of extortion and beating in border areas have existed for years, by Mohan Budhair (kp 16/10/2015)

IOC cuts oil supply again (kp 15/10/2015), ‘India hints at continuing blockade in Birgunj’, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 15/10/2015), 3 weeks on, Birgunj border obstruction still continues, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 15/10/2015)

Indian envoy discusses PM Oli’s New Delhi visit (kp 13/10/2015)

Deceitful diplomacy: India has often exploited Nepal's vulnerability to serve its interests, by Smita Poudel (rep 13/10/2015)

India’s SSB men ‘snatch away’ weapon of Nepal Police officer (kp 12/10/2015)

1989 revisited: It is also ironic that the most powerful member of SAARC and BIMSTEC is imposing a choking blockade on the current chair of both the regional bodies, by Subhash Ghimire (rep 12/10/2015), India at loss: If India cannot have stable relationship with neighbors like Nepal, there will be doubts about its global role, by Rohit Karki (rep 12/10/2015), Go global: If India does not relent Nepal should take blockade to International Court of Justice, by Karuna Parajuli (rep 12/10/2015)

Inhuman blockade: Nepalis are being deprived of their right to live due to shortage of medicines, fuel, by Chanda Rana (kp 11/10/2015), CPN (Masal) gen secy Singh calls for strong stance against India (kp 11/10/2015), Disastrous dependency: Nepal must learn from the ongoing fuel crisis and seriously look for alternatives, by Khagendra N. Sharma (kp 11/10/2015)

Cross-party MPs ask government to resolve crisis (kp 10/10/2015), MPs demand immediate resumption of supplies (ht 10/10/2015), Panels to talk to India over diplomatic crisis (kp 10/10/2015), Foreign minister-led team to talk to India over supplies, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 10/10/2015), Top govt team to discuss fuel supply issues with India: Another committee to explore fuel import options, by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 10/10/2015), Self sufficient: Which Modi do we believe? The one who promised support for Nepal or the one who imposed blockade?, by Shail Suman Silwal (rep 10/10/2015)

Fuel, medicine shortage paralyses Valley hospitals: NMA president says if the shortage persists for another week, hospitals may be shut (ht 09/10/2015), Detention charge costing importers over Rs 12 crore daily, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 09/10/2015), Daily wage laborers hit hard by economic blockade (rep 09/10/2015), Modi impersonator performs puja (kp 09/10/2015), India blames protests for freight bottleneck, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 09/10/2015), Disruptions likely till Dashain festival (ht 09/10/2015), Canary In A Coal Mine, by Narad Bharadwaj (rn 09/10/2015), The Blockade, by Manoj Gautam (rn 09/10/2015), India-locked: Nepal is not landlocked, it is once again a victim of New Delhi’s attempt to flex its muscles, by Bihari K. Shrestha (nt 09/10/2015), Proxy war: The Indian blockade is no longer about the Madhes and the constitution (nt 09/10/2015), The visible hand: Either stoking anti-India sentiments or playing the China card is not a viable strategy for Nepal, by Santosh Sharma Poudel (kp 09/10/2015)

Blockade in time of Dashain: Delhi’s pre-festival blockade hasn’t helped dialogue between major and Madhesi parties (kp 08/10/2015), State of siege: Lashing out in anger against a weak country has only served to reinforce India’s image as a regional bully, by Deepak Thapa (kp 08/10/2015), Roller-coaster diplomacy: What was regarded as a showpiece of close neighbourly relations has become a problem area, by Salman Haider (kp 08/10/2015, originally published in The Statesman, Kolkatta), Lessons From The Embargo, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 08/10/2015), Birgunj entry point: No vehicular movement for two weeks (ht 08/10/2015), India in ‘wait and watch’ mode, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 08/10/2015), Twitter fuels oil crisis protests: Hashtag #DonateOilToIndianEmbassy tweets over 60,000 times worldwide; Disgruntled citizens picket Indian Embassy (kp 08/10/2015), ‘Indian media reports on Nepal are untrue’ (kp 08/10/2015) [??], NC divided over condemning blockade (kp 08/10/2015), Nepal-Bangladesh bilateral trade halted, by Parbat Portel (kp 08/10/2015), Govt mulls air-lifting fuel to ease crisis (kp 08/10/2015), NOC to explore petroleum import possibility (kp 08/10/2015), Crisis highlights need for energy security, by Rupak D. Sharma (ht 08/10/2015), Janajati leaders meet ambassador Rae (ht 08/10/2015), Foreign interference not acceptable, say youth (ht 08/10/2015)

Only ‘10 pc’ tankers get fuel, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 07/10/2015), 27 fuel tankers enter Nepal Tuesday (rep 07/10/2015), Indian Embassy asks NOC for oil (kp 07/10/2015) [!?], Diplomatic missions feel the heat of blockade, by Sujan Oli (rep 07/10/2015), DPM seeks int'l support against 'Indian blockade', by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 07/10/2015), Sunauli border comes to a halt (kp 07/10/2015), India’s blockade against international treaty: BRB, by Durga Lal KC (kp 07/10/2015), Losing Nepal: Indian reaction to new constitution in Nepal has similarities with American reaction to founding of People's Republic of China, by Trailokya R. Aryal (rep 07/10/2015) [Another call to trun the multiethnic state of Nepal into a Hindu state]

India wants amendments before new government, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 06/10/2015) [India has nothing to demand in Nepal, even though such demands are justified from the side of the concerned Nepali groups! Especially, it does not excuse India's violation of fundamental human rights and international law!!], 100 trucks enter Nepal, by Thakur Singh Tharu and Binod Bhandari (kp 06/10/2015), 41 fuel tankers enter Nepal from border: Obstruction continues in Belhiya; Eight security personnel injured, by Govind Chhetri and Shree Ram Sigdel (ht 06/10/2015), Survival Questions, by Siddhi B. Ranjitkar (km 06/10/2015), Fuel products blockade: NOC claims compensation, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 06/10/2015), NOC seeks Rs 870m in damages from IOC, by Sujan Dhungana (rep 06/10/2015), Nepal envoy takes up freight delays with India: Supply from Birgunj-Raxaul checkpoint likely to ease today, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 06/10/2015), Govt criticized for failure in foreseeing, managing crisis (rep 06/10/2015), Déjà vu: India imposes blockade to prop up anti-establishment forces. It has been trying to bring Madheshi parties to the center of power, by Pranab Kharel and Rohit Karki (rep 06/10/2015), Southern voices: The coverage in India focused on the violent scenes of Madhesh, downplaying the gains in fundamental rights and inclusive polity, by Dharma Adhikari (rep 06/10/2015), Facing Difficult Times, by Shyam K.C. (rn 06/10/2015), Embargo: Is It Or Is It Not?, by Prem Khatry (rn 06/10/2015)

Hawkish Indian Vs Weak Nepali Leadership, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 05/10/2015), Reviving ties: Economic embargo has hampered recovery and rehabilitation works post-earthquake, by Gunakar Bhatta (rep 05/10/2015)

IOC refuses to provide fuel despite assurances, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 05/10/2015), No fuel cargo entered Nepal Sunday: Border blockade continues for 11th day (rep 05/10/2015), Easing of border restrictions in Birgunj hinges on amendments, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 05/10/2015), Supply of goods yet to ease at border points (ht 05/10/2015), Piece process: Whatever the intent, Delhi’s  restrictions have only deepened  political and communal cleavages (kp 05/10/2015)

The royal comeback: The absurdity of current events in Nepal is worse than the absurdity of having President of India as honorary king, by Bishal Thapa (rep 03/10/2015), World is watching: Indian bureaucrats and diplomats who handle foreign relations with Nepal do not have accurate information on the country, by Ujwal Thapa (rep 03/10/2015)

India hints at ending blockade, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 03/10/2015) [I think you have not imposed any blockade!?], Call for lifting blockade at border points (ht 03/10/2015), 5 fuel tankers enter Nepal from Sunauli, by Madhav Dhungana (kp 03/10/2015)

Neighbours, not friends: The current state of affairs in Nepal is an outcome of the nation’s repeated failure at learning from the past , by Shyam K.C. (kp 02/10/2015), Whither Nepal- India Relation?, by Narad Bharadwaj (rn 02/10/2015), Blockade blues: One would have expected a far less obvious move on India’s part at such a crucial time, by Bidushi Dhungel (nt 02/10/2015), Call to respect human rights and dignity (kp 02/10/2015), Pandey, Swaraj meet on sidelines of UNGA (ht 02/10/2015), Swaraj denies blockade, support to monarchy (kp 02/10/2015), Showing who’s boss: It is in India’s strategic interest to ensure equilibrium and stability in Nepal, but the blockade has undermined that (nt 02/10/2015), ‘India should’ve limited its role’, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 02/10/2015)

Modi’s Waterloo? India has not been able to accept never-colonized Nepal as independent country, by Basanta Lohani (rep 01/10/2015), Losing focus: The unofficial blockade only helps political class to deflect attention from the real issue (kp 01/10/2015), Undeclared Embargo: Against International Law, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 01/10/2015), Indian fuel stations directed to refuse fuel to Nepali vehicles, by Raju Adhikari (rep 01/10/2015), India hasn’t imposed any blockade, claims Indian Ambassador to Nepal (ht 01/10/2015) [What is the difference between Indian and Nepali politicians? There is no difference! Both think the people are stupid!!], Delhi concerned over ‘whipping up of anti-India sentiments’ (kp 01/10/2015) [???], ‘Blockade’ worries Indians (kp 01/10/2015) [!!], Oli accuses India of blocking supplies (ht 01/10/2015), 150 cargo trucks enter Nepal (kp 01/10/2015), Life crippled in Valley as fuel crisis worsens (ht 01/10/2015), 3-day fuel sale restriction on pvt vehicles, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 01/10/2015), Private vehicles barred from purchasing fuel (ht 01/10/2015), Govt studying options to airlift aviation fuel, by Sangam Prasain (kp 01/10/2015), Sea of troubles: Nepal should resort to international laws and effective diplomacy to end the unofficial blockade by India, by Tejman Shrestha (kp 01/10/2015)

Protest at no-man’s-land, shipment stuck on border (kp 30/09/2015), Student unions draw UN attention to blockade at border checkpoints (ht 30/09/2015), Goods stuck on border for no valid reason, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 30/09/2015), Movement of goods obstructed at major customs points (ht 30/09/2015), Dependence on India in lack of roadlink to north, by Kuvear Chalise (rep 30/09/2015), Fiasco when diplomacy should be shrewd: With UN summit, top diplomats stay away for weeks, by Anil Giri (kp 30/09/2015) Crack Diplomatic Nut, by Hira Bahadur Thapa (rn 30/09/2015), Blockade Raises Questions About India's Motive, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 30/09/2015), India not against statute, says Indian ambassador Rae; Nepali envoy hopes disruption on border will end soon (ht 30/09/2015) [??], Speak for Nepal: The global community needs to tell India what it is doing to Nepal is inhuman, undiplomatic, immoral and illegal, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 30/09/2015), Indian designs: India has taken keen interest in Madhesh agitation as a part of long-term strategy of gobbling up Tarai, by Bindesh Dahal (rep 30/09/2015)

Protests rage across country against India’s blockade (kp 29/09/2015), Thousands of cargo trucks stranded on border (kp 29/09/2015), Two oil tankers, two gas bullets enter Nepal (kp 29/09/2015), India hints at ‘resolution after Modi returns’, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 29/09/2015), Look both ways: As border economies are crucial to bilateral ties, the focus should shift away from Kathmandu and Delhi, by Sujeev Shakya (kp 29/09/2015)

Indian side blocks goods carriers at border points: An official says Indian authorities ignored their request to let stranded trucks enter Nepal (kp 28/09/2015), India’s act ‘breaches’ int’l conventions, agreements, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 28/09/2015), Students in Nepalgunj protest India’s blockade (kp 28/09/2015), Blockade won’t last long: Envoy Upadhyay (kp 28/09/2015) [??], India Welcomes Nepal's New Constitution With Blockade!, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 28/09/2015), Nepal’s tension should be resolved through talks: Rajan, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 28/09/2015), India should not squander goodwill earned by Narendra Modi’s visits, interview with Lok Raj Baral (kp 28/09/2015)

Cargo movement remains obstructed at Jogbani, Kakarvitta (kp 27/09/2015), Leaders ‘not to cave into Indian pressure’: The 22 parties in Parliament agreed to protest India’s tacit trade blockade (kp 27/09/2015)

IOC refuses fuel delivery to Nepal: IOC depots restrict supply to Nepal citing reasons including mechanical failure or traffic congestion due to strike in Tarai, by Rajesh Khanal (ht 26/09/2015), PM, leaders draw India’s attention: Ambassador Rae denies Delhi’s fault, by Anil Giri (kp 26/09/2015), Indian officials further tighten Jogbani customs, by Binod Bhandari (kp 26/09/2015)

Love thy neighbour: The new constitution of Nepal is immensely important for cementing the historical ties between Nepal and India, by Surendra Bhandari (kp 25/09/2015)

Nepali Constitution Making And India: Some Thoughts, by Mahesh P. Adhikari (rn 25/09/2015)

3 IOC depots cut supplies to Nepal: IOC refused to dispatch fuel from Raxaul, Baitalpur and Siliguri depots, according to NOC sources (kp 25/09/2015), Cargo held up at 4 points: Freight movement curtailed at Bhairahawa, Raxaul, Biratnagar and Kakarvitta borders (kp 25/09/2015), Govt to ask Rae to clarify matter, by Anil Giri (kp 25/09/2015), Ambassador arrives with Delhi’s message today: Upadhyay and his Indian counterpart are expected to hold talks with Madhesi leaders, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 25/09/2015), Yadav warns against anti-Indian rhetoric (kp 25/09/2015)

India sought changes in Nepal statute: Media; New Delhi brushes off Indian Express news report as ‘incorrect’ (kp 24/09/2015), Leaders ask int’l group to respect statute: Such request from the leaders comes after reports about Indian govt asking Nepal to make some amendments to the statute (kp 24/09/2015), Customs clearance process tightened, by Shankar Acharya (kp 24/09/2015), Nepal-bound rail freight suspended: 800 ready-to-move containers from third countries have been stuck in Kolkata port, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 24/09/2015)

India tightens security, by Ram Sarraf and Brij Kumar Yadav (ht 23/09/2015), India upset by constituency delineation, Tarai violence, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 23/09/2015), India ups security on border: Authorities in Raxaul tighten customs clearance on Nepal-bound container trucks, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 23/09/2015), Blockade fears set off panic buy, by Suman Bashyal (kp 23/09/2015), Experts say India won’t act against Nepal (ht 23/09/2015), Rumours of Indian blockade scotched: 78 fuel tankers dispatched across Nepal from Birgunj, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 23/09/2015), Nepse loses nearly 40pts on closure rumour: According to investors, they fear the worst after Indian customs halted movement of Nepal-bound tankers carrying petroleum products (kp 23/09/2015), Leaders rubbish India embargo rumour (kp 23/09/2015)

India expresses concern over unrest: Indian External Affairs Ministry voices security concerns of their freight companies and transporters over the prevailing unrest in regions of Nepal bordering India (kp 22/09/2015)

India’s Foreign Secy arriving today with Modi message, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 18/09/2015), Indian foreign secretary arriving today, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 18/09/2015)

Think trade: There are many areas where Nepal and India could work together to enhance trade, by Purushottam Ojha (kp 16/09/2015)

Govt to seek removal of demurrage charge (ht 14/09/2015)

Indian envoy meets major party leaders: Leaders say the Indian ambassador conveyed a message that new constitution should be drafted through consensus (kp 12/09/2015)

India pledges financial assistance worth Rs 82.8m (ht 12/09/2015)

Saudi diplomat accused of raping, locking up Nepali women in India (ht 10/09/2015), Women allegedly ‘raped’ by Saudi diplomat return home: CIB launches investigation to nab their traffickers (ht 11/09/2015)

India upgrading roads along Nepal border, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 03/09/2015)

India keeps out of Nepal’s internal matters: Official, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 01/09/2015)

Border pillars to go hi-tech with GPS, by Anil Giri (kp 30/08/2015)

Importers say clearing agents fleecing them: An estimated two dozen agents are engaged in clearing imported goods at Kolkata port; They have been collecting an extra charge of Rs25,000 per container, by Shankar Acharya (kp 27/08/2015)

Modi urges Nepali stakeholders to avoid violence: Indian embassy expresses reservation on DPM Bamdev Gautam’s remarks in the House, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 25/06/2015)

Indian team in Capital to ink petro pipeline agreement (ht 24/08/2015), Petroleum pipeline pact signed: NOC and IOC expected to ink the deal for construction soon (ht 25/08/2015), IOC, NOC sign B2B deal on petroleum pipeline (ht 26/08/2015), Easing supply (ht 26/08/2015)

Containers stranded due to damaged train track, by Shankar Acharya (kp 18/08/2015)

India govt donates 40 ambulances (kp 16/08/2015)

India approves pipeline project, by Anil Giri and Sangam Prasain (kp 14/08/2015), Nepal, India to sign oil pipeline deal on Aug 24 (kp 18/08/2015)

Upadhyay says embassy ready to facilitate trade (kp 11/08/2015)

India ups security to Lipu-Lekh route: Indian security forces put on standby as the students close to CPN-Maoist announce Lipu-Lekh visit, by Manoj Badu (kp 10/08/2015), CPN-Maoist students to hoist national flag at Lipu-Lekh, by Manoj Badu (kp 13/08/2015)

Betel nut smuggling into India drops, by Parbat Portel (kp 08/08/2015)

Nepal-India Eminent Persons’ Group formation in final stages, by Anil Giri (kp 04/08/2015), Eminent Persons’ Group yet to be established (ht 10/08/2015)

Nepal may seek more soft loans from India (kp 04/08/2015), KTM-Nijgadh fast track: India assures new soft loans to Nepal (kp 05/08/2015)

Favourable trade treaty with India sought: Experts urge removal of quantitative and qualitative restrictions on Nepali exports, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 04/08/2015)

27 Nepali women to return home after their release, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 03/08/2015)

Cross-border vehicle permit to go online (kp 02/08/2015)

Indian PM urges broad consensus for statute, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 01/08/2015), Draft constitution that enjoys public support: Modi, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 01/08/2015)

Nepal,India JWG hire NIC: Online permits to be issued to facilitate cross-border vehicle movement,to help people based in far-flung areas (ht 01/07/2015)

‘Waive extra charge for Nepalis in Indian hospitals’ (ht 30/07/2015)

Same old story, same old sorrow: Indian dams on border adding to existing woe, by Mani Dahal and Arjun Oli (rep 20/07/2015)

India plants trees on no man’s land, by Parbat Portel (kp 19/07/2015)

Trilateral corridor: Connecting China and India through Nepal could be tremendously beneficial for Nepal’s post-quake economy, by Maina Dhital (kp 17/07/2015)

Dahal to seek India’s support on statute (ht 15/07/2015) [??], Swaraj: Adopt maximum consensus for statute, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 16/07/2015), Dahal meets Indian opposition leaders (ht 17/07/2015), Modi welcomes statute progress: Indian PM hopes outstanding issues will be resolved at the earliest, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp), Constitution within a month, Dahal tells Modi, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 18/07/2015)

Delhi mission ‘in dark’ about leaders’ visits, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 13/07/2015)

Friends and benefits: Kathmandu needs to take advantage of the improving bilateral relations between Beijing and New Delhi, by Lok Raj Baral (kp 13/07/2015)

India to give zinc sheets (kp 11/07/2015)

Maoists write to Modi, Xi and PM Koirala on Lipu-Lekh (kp 10/07/2015)

The trilateral path: Nepal stands to benefit from the rapprochement between India and China, and not just in earthquake reconstruction, by Bihari K. Shrestha (nt 10/07/2015)

“India wants to start afresh in Nepal”, interview with Deep Kumar Upadhyay, Nepal’s ambassador to India (nt 10/07/2015)

Indian embankment on no man's land floods Nepali villages, by Arjun Oli (rep 27/06/2015)

‘India will stand by Nepal for quick reconstruction’ (kp 25/06/2015)

Rs 41m Indian aid for community health clinic (kp 24/06/2015)

Cattle smuggling on the rise, by Kamal Panthi (kp 23/06/2015)

Border security in shambles in lack of modern equipment, by Raju Adhikari (rep 23/06/2015)

India allows driving cars destined for Nepal over its roads (ht 23/06/2015)

Tension run high in Kailali village bordering India, by Mohan Budhair (kp 22/06/2015)

Yam indeed: Decision to expand Sino-Indian border trade through Lipulekh Pass disregards Nepal’s sovereign rights over the area, by Buddhi Narayan Shrestha (kp 22/06/2015), Nepal collecting facts to defend Lipu-Lekh pass, by Anil Giri (kp 27/06/2015), Govt told to clear position (kp 02/07/2015), Lawmakers flay govt over India-China Lipu Lekh deal (rep 02/07/2015), House gets vague clarification (kp 03/07/2015)

Nidhi, Swaraj discuss road projects (kp 18/06/2015)

India looks at extending long-term support (ht 18/06/2015)

Mahat invites Modi to donor conference, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 13/06/2015), Indian PM pledges full support for Nepal’s reconstruction drive (ht 13/06/2015)

Nepali envoy urges India to upgrade border roads (kp 10/06/2015)

Lipu Lekh dispute: Panel asks govt to start efforts to correct India-China statement; Surveyor Buddhi Narayan Shrestha says historical maps and facts suggest that the Lipu-Lekhis located at Byas VDC in Darchula district (kp 10/06/2015), Indian Communist leader Yechury denounces India-China statement: The CPI-M leader says the two countries should have consulted Nepal prior to deciding on the trade route plan (kp 11/06/2015)

India okays scheme for govt staff to travel to Nepal (ht 09/06/2015)

India’s Medanta Hospital waives 15pc additional fee for Nepalis, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 04/06/2015)

Nepal’s crisis like our own: Modi, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 30/05/2015), Indian prime minister stresses on shelter for quake victims (ht 30/05/2015)

Leaders express concerns over India-China statement: A joint statement of India and China states the two countries have agreed to expand border at Lipu-Lekh, an area which Nepal claims to be inside its territory, by Anil Giri (kp 28/05/2015)

Pancheshwor project slows to crawl after initial burst, by Sanmjeev Giri (kp 28/05/2015)

India eases process for hassle-free relief transit to Nepal (kp 26/05/2015)

India, China for trilateral co-op with Nepal: Officials in Nepal welcome ‘respect for sovereignty, independence’, by Anil Giri (kp 22/05/2015), Nepal's sensitivity ignored, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 25/05/2015)

20 Nepalis still languishing at Hisar prison in India, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 22/05/2015)

MoU for petroleum pipeline receives Cabinet’s nod (ht 22/05/2015)

India to assist based on priority set by Nepal, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 21/05/2015), India to help in post-quake reconstruction (ht 21/05/2015)

India to provide zinc sheets (kp 21/05/2015)

India to support post-disaster recovery, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 20/05/2015)

Indian team to help assess needs, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 19/05/2015)

Indian Army team on standby, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 13/05/2015)

Delhi mission prepares for PM’s June visit, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 12/05/2015)

‘India ready to extend all possible help to Nepal’ (kp 08/05/2015), India commits further support for relief (ht 08/05/2015)

Operation Maitri India’s largest disaster response abroad: Rae (kp 05/05/2015), 5,020 tons of relief materials arrive from India so far (rep 05/05/2015), Over 1,000 tons of relief materials enter via Birgunj, by Ritesh Tripathi (rep 05/05/2015), India’s NDRF says always ready to help the needy: As many as 748 rescue personnel working day and night in different parts since the day 7.6 quake rocked Nepal (ht 05/05/2015), Harsh-tagged: Indian, Nepali media under scrutiny raising debate, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 05/05/2015), Nepalesen sauer auf Medien-Teams aus Indien (Hannoversche Allgemeine 05/05/2015)

Why is Indian media facing a backlash in Nepal?, by Soutik Biswas (BBC 04/05/2015)

India refutes charges (kp 01/05/2015)

Booming India & China: Opportunity for Nepal; The two emerging economies in Asia are competing to invest in Nepal, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 24/04/2015)

‘Pancheshwor DPR by next year’ (kp 21/04/2015)

India aids projects in Darchula, Baitadi (ht 20/04/2015)

NC-UML differences delaying formation of EPG, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 19/04/2015)

India gifts 35 vehicles to CIAA (ht 17/04/2015)

Indian Railways hikes transport fare by 7 per cent (ht 12/04/2015)

Nepal, India to sign oil pipeline deal by May, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 11/04/2015)

Lack of Raxaul-bound trains leads to freight backlog, by Shankar Acharya (kp 07/04/2015)

Joint boundary works begin, by Anil Giri (kp 06/04/2015)

Envoy calls for enhanced Nepal-India cooperation (kp 06/04/2015)

10 Nepalis being ‘held hostage’ in India’s Uttar Pradesh, by J. Pandey (kp 05/04/2015)

Indian Secy ‘to press for early statute’ (kp 02/04/2015), Seek broader consensus on statute: Indian secy, by Anil Giri (kp 03/04/2015), Nepal-India review projects, discuss ties (kp 03/04/2015), Indian Foreign Secretary’s Visit: Will It Be Helpful To Constitution Writing?, by Birendra P Mishra (rn 03/04/2015), Jaishankar suggests statute in consensus (kp 04/04/2015), Indian foreign secy urges compromise for new statute (rep 04/04/2015), Indian foreign secretary’s visit: SAARC or Nepal centric?, by Birendra P. Mishra (ht 10/04/2015)

Beyond borders: Terrorist threats require a concerted approach from both Nepal and India (kp 31/03/2015)

Nepal-India petro pipeline: Nepal likely to share 27pc cost, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 27/03/2015), Petro pipeline deal next month (ht 30/03/2015)

Indian SSB razes houses in Dalit settlement, by Rabindra Upreti (kp 23/03/2015)

Indian foreign secy to arrive on April 2, by Anil Giri (kp 20/03/2015), Bilateral projects to be discussed: Officials (ht 21/03/2015)

India, stay away: Bhattarai has touched new low in his desperation for power; He and and his supporters have no regard for relations between the two countries, by Shankar Tiwari (rep 18/03/2015)

Nepalis to spend more time in Indian prison, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 13/03/2015), 17 Nepalis get bail on Guru Rampal Case, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 15/03/2015)

India’s border road work inundates Nepali villages, by Rajendra Nath (kp 12/03/2015)

Plastic waste exported to India (ht 11/03/2015)

Blocking the way: Non-tariff barriers, along with high inflation and supply side constraints, are hurting Nepal’s trade with India, by Karishma Shakya (kp 10/03/2015)

Ban On Cow Slaughter, And Beef Eating In India: Its Implications In Nepal, by Siddhi B. Ranjitkar (km 08/03/2015)

Nepal-India army drill concludes (kp 08/03/2015)

Construction of ICP Biratnagar to begin by May (ht 07/03/2015)

Kathmandu-Varanasi direct bus service begins (kp 06/03/2015)

Bhattarai meets Indian prez, external affairs minister (ht 04/03/2015)

‘India’s role vital till transition ends’, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 03/03/2015), Indian FM for constitution in accord: BRB, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 04/03/2015)

Neighbour’s plan: The new Indian budget offers some lessons and benefits for Nepal, by Sujeev Shakya (kp 03/03/2015)

India hikes grant to Nepal (kp 01/03/2015)

Rae urges to boost economic cooperation (ht 27/02/2015)

Operation of Jatahi customs point begins (ht 25/02/2015)

Import, export of 500, 1,000-rupee Indian notes formally legalised (ht 24/02/2015), NRB lifts ban on import, export of INR 500,1,000 notes (ht 25/02/2015), Migrants happy after ban on large IC notes lifted, by Rajendra Nath (kp 26/02/2015)

Nepal, India postpone joint boundary work: The work scheduled to begin on Monday has been delayed as the Indian side said it is yet to complete preparatory works (kp 23/02/2015)

Trouble in Nepali paradise, by Shashi Tharoor (kp 23/02/2015) [an Indian view of Nepal's most recent history]

BJP: VP Yadav’s remarks personal (kp 20/02/2015)

Team Delhi-bound for tourism talks (kp 19/02/2015)

Down and out: Labour attaches are necessary for the welfare of Nepali workers in India (kp 18/02/2015)

‘Demand for IC soars as trade deficit balloons’ (kp 18/02/2015)

India to release Rs 700m for embankment projects (kp 14/02/2015)

MoAD forwards list of 22 agriculture products to India: These commodities have long been facing hassles during quarantine checks (ht 14/02/2015)

Nepal-India talks on border issues (kp 11/02/2015), Nepal-India border security meet kicks off (ht 11/02/2015), Nepal-India border meeting concludes (ht 12/02/2015)

Border point remains closed despite pact, by Kamal Panthi (kp 11/02/2015)

SSB personnel learning Nepali for better service, by Rajandra Nath (kp 11/02/2015)

India's move to build road along no man's land could inundate border villages, by Kalendra Sejuwal and Arjun Oli (rep 11/02/2015), Locals rue Indian encroachment of no man's land, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 11/02/2015), Nepal urges India to halt its border road project (kp 12/02/2015)

Disabled Nepali woman raped, murdered in India (ht 09/02/2015), 8 Indian men held over rape, murder of Nepali (kp 11/02/2015), Family in Delhi for compensation, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 05/03/2015)

Nepal, India to begin work to settle border row from February 23, by Anil Giri (kp 06/02/2015), Nepal-India JFST to start field work from Feb 23, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 06/02/2015)

Nepal-India pipeline: IOC agrees to 5-year contract, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 05/02/2015)

Villagers irked by Indian road near no man’s land, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 04/02/2015)

Indian aid of Rs 43.57m for school building (ht 03/02/2015)

Making calls to Nepal from India getting cheaper, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 01/02/2015)

NITDB seeks CONCOR’s help in reducing detention charge, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 01/02/2015)

Joint panel to be formed to execute tourism deal (kp 30/01/2015), Nepal-India plan joint working group meeting (ht 30/01/2015)

India tells IOC to boost LPG supplies to Nepal, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 28/01/2014)

India gifts ambulances, buses on its Republic Day (ht 27/01/2015)

Realising potential: Latest power pacts have renewed optimism, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 26/01/2015), It’s all about the water: Hydropower has further energised relations between Nepal and India, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 26/01/2015), How's business? he southern neighbour accounts for two-thirds of Nepal’s exports and imports, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 26/01/2015), Right this way, please: Recent Indian government moves are expected to boost tourist arrivals to Nepal, by Sangam Prasain (kp 26/01/2015)

Nepali embassy in India: In Delhi hot seat, job is perspiring, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 25/01/2015)

India ‘willing’ to build gas pipeline too (kp 21/01/2015)

IOC told to boost Nepal’s LPG quota to 30k tonnes, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 20/01/2015)

8 road projects set to move ahead as India gives okay, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 20/01/2015)

Border survey team to start work in Feb (kp 18/01/2015)

Small customs office upgraded (kp 18/01/2015)

Nepal and India to cut red tape: The two countries have agreed to simplify procedure so that the evaluation time and timely payment from India for projects can be ensured (kp 13/01/2015), Nepal, India agree to simplify procedure, by Devendra Bahttarai (kp 15/01/2015)

Nepal-India trade and transit: Commerce Ministry starts talks on LoEs, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 11/01/2015)

Govt’s plan to review air routes gathers dust (kp 11/01/2015)

Indian envoy hands over cheque (ht 09/01/2015)

Together on traffic: Nepal must work with India on transnational human trafficking (kp 09/01/2015)

Slow progress of new ICP construction, by Lila Ballav Ghimire (kp 08/01/2015)

Country to raise issue of pending LoEs during IGC meeting (ht 07/01/2015)

Nepal aims to settle boundary dispute with India in 4 years: Survey plan does not include contentious Susta and Kalapani, by Anil Giri (kp 06/01/2015)

Pipeline pact snags on contract period (kp 06/01/2015)

Kolkata connection: Kathmandu and Kolkata have so much in common, they should be named sister cities, by Sujeev Shakya (kp 06/01/2015)

Nepal-India relations: Govt yet to form Eminent Persons’ Group, by Anil Giri (kp 05/01/2015)

Nepal-India trade treaty: Govt wants change to agreement: Thapa (kp 03/01/2015), Govt plans to revise Nepal-India Trade Treaty (ht 03/01/2015)

Koshi basin cooperation: The way of optimizing benefits, by Y.B. Thapa (ht 02/01/2015)

Across the border: Hard data on number, nature of Nepali migrant workers in India is necessary (kp 30/12/2014)

India ready to support Phewa Lake protection, says Rae (ht 29/12/2014)

Experts discuss Nepal-India ties (kp 25/12/2014)

Border grievance handling: APF, SSB launch hotline service (kp 21/12/2014)

Rs 49.4 million Indian grant to BP Eye Foundation (ht 18/12/2014)

Country on wire: Nepal’s diplomacy must tread a fine line while balancing the respective interests of both India and China, by Govind Prasad Kusum (kp 16/12/2014)

Sea the key: Nepal should negotiate with India for permanent route to sea through Indian territories, by Govinda Sah (rep 16/12/2014)

Railway freight hiked by 5-7pc at Birgunj ICD, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 15/12/2014), Imports get costlier as Indian Railways hikes transport charge, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 15/12/2014), MoCS asks IR to roll back fare hike (ht 17/12/2014), Indian Railwaysrolls back hike (ht 20/12/2014)

Petrolium pipeline: Nepal ready to bear 27pc of total cost, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 10/12/2014)

Stability vital for investment: Rae (ht 10/12/2014)

Goods stuck at Kolkata port, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 07/12/2014)

Nepal-India security talks today (kp 06/12/2014), APF, SSB hold secondsecurity meeting (ht 07/12/2014)

Nepal-India expedite Eminent Persons Group formation: Body will recommend ways to improve bilateral relations, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 07/12/2014)

Kin of man killed by Indian forest guard seek justice, by Bechu Gaud (kp 05/12/2014), Kin of man gunned down by India’s SSB continue to seek justice, by Awadhesh Kumar Jha (kp 13/12/2014)

Ten Pacts For Now: Nepal and India singed ten agreements, including Arun III hydropower project (sp 05/12/2014)

Nepal, India to begin 'field work' to settle border disputes next month: Kalapani, Susta not included, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 05/12/2014)

’Tis the season for U-turns: Narendra Modi wants in Nepal what he wants for India, by Damakant Jayshi (nt 05/12/2014)

New era of cooperation: Indian FM (kp 04/12/2014)

Nepal-India to sign MoU for petro pipeline (ht 03/12/2014)

Modi’s visits to Nepal: Politics and diplomacy, by Birendra P. Mishra (ht 04/12/2014)

Imports from Birgunj ICD may get dearer (ht 28/11/2014)

Modi charms Kathmanduites, again: Reaches out to public, shakes hands with them (ht 28/11/2014)

Milestone as Nepal, India ink dozen pacts, MoUs, by Mukul Humagain and Anil Giri (kp 26/11/2014), India okays use of 500, 1000 IC notes, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 26/11/2014), Govt inks 10 pacts, MoUs with IndiaIndians may be allowed to carry 500, 1000-rupee notes to Nepal (ht 26/11/2014), Three sister-city deals sealed: Kathmandu-Varanasi, Janakpur-Ayodhya, Lumbini-Bodhgaya ties to be strengthened (ht 26/11/2014), Nepal forwards list of agroproducts seeking easy access (ht 26/11/2014)

India gifts Nepal Army a chopper (kp 26/11/2014)

Ktm-Delhi busservice to begin today (ht 25/11/2014), Koirala, Modi flag off Kathmandu-Delhi direct bus service (ht 26/11/2014)

Arun-III PDA gets political backing: The project plans to sell 78.1 per cent of electricity to India (ht 24/11/2014), Arun III PDA pact today, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 25/11/2014), Arun-III PDA likely to besigned today (ht 25/11/2014), IBN, Satluj sign Arun III PDA (rep 26/11/2014)

Framework pact on ‘Tuesday’, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 25/11/2014)

Nepali citizens returning from India locked out: Border points in some parts of western Nepal are sealed off in the evenings, by Khagendra Awasthi (kp 23/11/2014)

Betel nut exports stop as India announces lab test, by Lila Ballav Ghimire (kp 22/11/2014)

Pancheshwar DPR within six months (rep 22/11/2014)

Reimagining South Asia: The Indian Prime Minister has an opportunity to go beyond his domestic image makeover to become a regional leader, by Anurag Acharya (nt 22/11/2014)

Modi’s Janakpur visit called off, says Nidhi: Cancellation due to ‘busy schedule’n; Lumbini, Muktinath trips uncertain, by Anil Giri (kp 21/11/2014), Modi’s Janakpur visit cancelled: Lumbini, Mustang also removed from Indian PM’s itinerary (ht 21/11/2014), Modi cancels Janakpur visit, by Kosh Raj Koirala and Suresh Yadav (rep 21/11/2014), Modi plays it safe: The cancellation of Modi’s Janakpur visit is a reflection of how Nepal’s domestic politics has always spilled over into relations with India, by Damakant Jayshi (nt 21/11/2014), Janakpur shut over ‘cancellation’ of Modi’s Nov 25 visit to historic city (ht 22/11/2014), Confusion surrounds Modi’s Janakpur visit, by Anil Giri (kp 22/11/2014), Tour on, says Home secy (kp 22/11/2014), Govt requests Modi not to cancel Janakpur visit: PM worried number of Indian religious tourists to holy sites would dwindle if the trip is called off, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 22/11/2014), Confusion lingers over Modi's Janakpur visit (rep 22/11/2014), PM miffed at ministers Nidhi, Pandey (ht 23/11/2014), Modi to travel only to Ktm during Nepal visit: Indian MEA spokesperson (nn 23/11/2014), Modi to be in Nepal only for the summit: Indian PM cancels planned visits to Janakpur, Lumbini and Muktinath (kp 24/11/2014), Modi’s visit to Janakpur cancelled: Not to make trip to any other religious place outside Kathmandu Valley, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 24/11/2014), Modi cancels all trips outside Kathmandu, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep  24/11/2014), ‘Cancellation of Modi’s visit big loss for Lumbini’, by Madhav Dhungana (kp 24/11/2014), ‘Nepal has lostan excellent opportunity’ (ht), Disappointing diplomacy: Modi’s decision to not visit Janakpur has deservedly put the spotlight back on SAARC (kp 24/11/2014)

Cross-border power trade: Nepal and India agree to deviselong-term plans, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 21/11/2014), Cross-border transmission line master plan within six months, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 22/11/2014)

Nepal, India to ink several deals (ht 20/11/2014), Nepal, India to sign key pact on tourism (kp 22/11/2014)

Nepal-India joint patrol along border (kp 19/11/2014)

Nepali team Delhi-bound for Pancheshwor talks (kp 18/11/2014)

Electricity trade could address our trade deficit with India, interview with Shankar Sharma (kp 17/11/2014)

Calls to address Gandak issue: Two Nawalparasi lawmakers meet Indian envoy Rae and seek relief for affected villagers, by Narayan Sharma (kp 16/11/2014)

India to gift AL helicopter (kp 15/11/2014)

Nepal asks India to ease quarantine restrictions, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 15/11/2014)

Nepal backs India for UNSC permanent member: Demands abolition of veto, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 14/11/2014)

Indian Minister Gadkari feted by Patanjali Yogpeeth (kp 13/11/2014)

Govt weighs options on Modi’s public address request (kp 11/11/2014), Modi's planned address in Janakpur draws flak, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 11/11/2014), Janakpur preparations into high gear (kp 11/11/2014), Modi won’t address masses, says DPM; Public reception to be held instead for visiting Indian prime minister; Janakpur, Lumbini, Muktinath visits in Modi’s interest, says Koirala (kp 14/11/2014), Indian PM’s public address in Janakpur, Lumbini ruled out, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 14/11/2014), The second coming: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has demonstrated his soft spot for Nepal, but for our future stability we cannot turn the clock back (nt 14/11/2014), Modi’s public addresses on, says Nidhi (kp 15/11/2014), Negative externality: Govt must make clear to Modi to refrain from activities that disrupt communal harmony (kp 17/11/2014)

Visakhapatnam Port, petroleum pipeline agreements likely (ht 11/11/2014)

Petroleum pipeline talks end inconclusively, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 09/11/2014)

Nepal-India air route talks put off until December (kp 08/11/2014)

Kathmandu, Varanasi to be sister cities (ht 07/11/2014), Kathmandu, Varanasi to be sister cities (kp 08/11/2014)

Indian army chief Singh arriving (kp 06/11/2014), Indian army chief arriving next week (ht 06/11/2014), NA title conferred on Gen Singh (kp 14/11/2014)

Fake banknotes in wide circulation in bordering areas of Jhapa (kp 05/11/2014)

Yam, buffer, bridge: Our foreign policy vis-à-vis China and India must be informed by the exigencies of strategic realities, by Gopal Thapa (kp 04/11/2014)

India court on Gadhimai sacrifice: ‘Act to enforce animal export ban’, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 04/11/2014)

India, Nepal to finalise vehicle agreement during SAARC Summit (kp 03/11/2014), Nepal, India set to sign Motor Vehicle Agreement (ht 03/11/2014)

Nepal-India petro pipeline: Indian team to visit Nepal to finalise draft MoU (kp 02/11/2014)

Kathmandu-Delhi bus service soon: Two countries to ink Motor Vehicle Agreement during Indian PM Modi’s visit (ht 02/11/2014)

Pokhara awaits Modi’s visit (ht 28/10/2014), Modi to visit Janakpur, Lumbini and Muktinath (kp 29/10/2014), Modi visit may begin from Janakpur (ht 29/10/2014), Janakpur keen on welcoming Modi (ht 01/11/2014), Janakpur road ‘too bad’ for modi to check in (kp 04/11/2014)

India to provide two more trading routes: Kolkata-Nautanwa (Bhairahawa) and Kolkata-Jogbani (Biratnagar) now open for bulk cargo, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 22/10/2014)

Modi hopes for timely statute: Indian PM says he attaches highest level of priority to relations with Saarc countries, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 21/10/2014), FM hands SAARC invitation to Modi (ht 21/10/2014)

Nepal, India to sign final PTA tomorrow (ht 20/10/2014), Final PTA to be inked Tuesday , by Rudra Pangeni (rep 20/10/2014), Nepal, India enact power trade: Visiting secretary offers financial and technical help to construct transmission lines, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 22/10/2014), Nepal, India put seal on PTA: Country must now focus on developing transmission lines, by Rupak D. Sharma (ht 22/10/2014), Nepal and India ink final PTA, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 22/10/2014), Signed and sealed: PTA between Nepal, India is a welcome opening in mutual economic cooperation (kp 23/10/2014), German envoy says PTA paves way for FDI (ht 23/10/2014)

Extortion threats trouble traders (kp 19/10/2014)

Banbasa open for 7 hrs (kp 19/10/2014)

India scraps plant quarantine test for Nepal-bound goods, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 17/10/2014)

Organic farming, soil health cards: India agrees to support Nepal (kp 16/10/2014)

False Teachings in India: Hindu right wing seeks, ominously, to rewrite a nation’s history (kp 15/10/2014)

Nepal, India to renovate, restore boundary pillars along eight districts in 2015 (rep 15/10/2014)

Bihar, UP asked to check animal flow into Bara: India’s Home Ministry writes to state chief secretaries to bar movement of animals throughout November, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 13/10/2014), India apex court restricts export of animals, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 16/10/2014), Indian court rules: check illegal animal flow into Bara, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 18/10/2014)

Nepal ready to accept India’s AOTL proposal on imported cargo containers, by Lekhanath Pandey (kp 12/10/2014)

PTA signing with India likely this month (kp 07/10/2014)

India Occupies Lion's Share In Nepal's Trade With South Asia (nn 05/10/2014)

Koirala, Modi discuss Saarc summit, pacts (kp 29/09/2014), Koirala meets Indian prime minister: Says Modi’s Nepal visit took bilateral ties to a new high (ht 29/09/2014)

Work on three remaining railway links to start this fiscal (ht 29/09/2014)

Borderline schizo: Political chaos in Nepal is partly attributable to the dismal failure of Indian diplomacy in the last few decades, by Mukul Sharma (rep 28/09/2014)

Nepal asks India to fund bridges too (kp 27/09/2014)

Nepali team in India to push Buddhist circuit (kp 26/09/2014)

Nepal, India on course to ink final power trade agreement Indian Cabinet approved it on Wednesday, paving the way for its early implementation (ht 26/09/2014)

Rs 41.95 million Indian aid for clinic (ht 25/09/2014)

Koirala, Modi to meet at UN (kp 24/09/2014)

Foreign Ministry team off to Delhi in run-up to SAARC (kp 22/09/2014)

Officials: Unregulated border main reason behind crimes, by Laxmi Sah (kp 22/09/2014)

Nepalis harassed (kp 21/09/2014)

IOC sends draft MOU on Raxaul-Amlekhgunj petro pipeline (rep 21/09/2014)

Meet to okay statute of Pancheshwor (kp 21/09/2014), Nepal-India meet on Pancheshwar begins today (ht 22/09/2014), Pancheshwar statute close to endorsement (kp 23/09/2014), Pancheshwar project law rekindles hopes, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 24/09/2014), Pancheshwar authority statute endorsed: Nepali national to be CEO for now, by Rupak D. Sharma (ht 24/09/2014), Nepal, India agree to establish Rs 320m Pancheshwar fund (ht 25/09/2014), A month and half of work and momentum at Pancheshwar Multipurpose Project, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 26/09/2014)

IBN signs PDA with GMR: Indian HM Singh says the moment is ‘historic’ and that the Indian government is happy about it, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 20/09/2014), Singh: Nepal’s prosperity in India’s interest (kp 21/09/2014)

Act another miracle: Singh tells Dahal (kp 20/09/2014), UCPN-M should be serious about peace process: Indian home minister (ht 20/09/2014)

Shoppers flock India’s Jogbani, by Binod Bhandari (kp 20/09/2014)

Lawmakers take up border issues (kp 18/09/2014), First meet of Nepal-India boundary group begins (kp 18/09/2014), Nepal-India BWG towork on border issues (ht 18/09/2014), Panels to settle border issues: Nepal-India Border Working Group endorses three-year tentative programme for field works (kp 20/09/2013), Nepal-India Boundary Working Group finalises ToR (ht 20/09/2014)

Dream on: India implements what it wnats through its intelligence channels and China gives what Nepal wants; Trilateral ties don't come into picture, by Bhoj Raj Poudel (rep 17/09/2014)

Qualms over Indian electricity office inside Nepali embassy in New Delhi (kp 17/09/2014)

WB unhappy with progress of key trade project, by Rupak D. Sharma (ht 17/09/2014)

Identify projects to use $1b line of credit: Mahat (kp 16/09/2014), Nepal-India agreements: Ground work kicks off for implementation (ht 16/09/2014)

Pancheshwor project: First meet slated for Sept 22-23 (kp 15/09/2014)

‘CPN-Maoist showing doublestandard by objecting to PTA’ (ht 15/09/2014)

Over 300 youths from Saptari stranded in J&K (kp 13/09/2014), 500 Saptari youths out of contact in Kashmir (rep 13/09/2014), Stranded Nepalis rescued from J&K (ht 14/09/2014)

World Bank dissatisfied with NIRTTP's work progress (rep 13/09/2014)

PTA with India has opened investment avenues: FM (kp 13/09/2014), Foreign investors making a beeline for Nepal: Pandey (ht 13/09/2014), CPN-Maoist activists burn PTA copies (kp 13/09/2014)

Nepali workers being mugged at the border, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 11/09/2014)

On right track:Problems in Nepal-India ties surfaced in the past because long term national interest was not given due importance in our foreign policy contact, by Pradip Prasad Koirala (rep 09/09/2014)

NOC-IOC meet to finalise draft pact (kp 07/09/2014)

New treaty for new times: Bilateral relations have outgrown the dated scope of the 1950 Nepal-India Treaty of Friendship, by Atul K. Thakur (kp 07/09/2014)

India helping to fight money laundering (kp 06/09/2014), Nepal, India to counter money laundering (ht 06/09/2014)

Nepal, India sign power trade deal at secy level, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 05/09/2014), Nepal, India pen power trade pact (ht 05/09/2014), Nepal, India ink PTA; Deal signed as proposed by Nepal: Minister, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 05/09/2014), Hydropower experts, developers laud PTA (rep 06/09/2014)

Ball in our court: Focus on hydropower deal should not push cross-border issue to the backburner, by Nirendra Basnet (rep 04/09/2014)

Nepal-India PTA talks from today (kp 03/09/2014), Nepal-India PTA talks begin today, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 03/09/2014), Nepal, India power trade talks to begin today: Nepali delegation optimistic about ‘negotiated agreement’ receiving initials at the end of the meet (ht 03/09/2014), Team heading to New Delhi today to hold PTA talks (rep 03/09/2014)

Seal the deal: Modi's initiative propelled trust between two countries to new spere; but ha sthe momentum been maintained?, by Tika P. Dhakal (rep 02/09/2014)

Waiting for a watershed: India needs to realise that addressing Nepali concerns on water cooperation will serve its own interests, by Sushil Sharma (kp 01/09/2014)

PTA talks to begin on Sept 3 Agreement will allow Nepal to purchase electricity to tide overshortage and sell surplus power to the southern neighbour (ht 01/09/2014)

Nepal denies allegations of not sharing flood data with India, by Om Astha Rai (rep 29/08/2014), India relies on unreliable system, by Om Astha Rai (rep 31/08/2014)

Modi and Madhesh: By supporting the Madheshi fight for equal status in Nepal, Modi will antagonize the NC and UML leaders, his business partners, by Anand Jha (rep 31/08/2014)

Nepal, India border talks in Sept: Families along border can choose where to settle after demarcation, by Anil Giri (kp 28/08/2014)

Modi aftermath: The failure of PTA and PDA is the outcome of traditional Indian bureaucratic mindset and Nepali political  and diplomatic incapacity, by Jayaraj Acharya (rep 28/08/2014)

5 transit-related LoEs forwarded to India, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (rep 27/08/2014)

Nepal’s share in Indian imports from South Asia down, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 24/08/2014)

House panel asks govt to ink PDA on time, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 22/08/2014), House panel tells govt to sign PDA on time (rep 22/08/2014), Don’t make haste to sign PTA, PDA with India: Ten Left parties; Won’t ink any deal that will hamper national interest, says prime minister (ht 22/08/2014), Govt has 25 daysto sign PTA, PDA: Can the deals be sealed as scheduled?, by Rupak D. Sharma (ht 23/08/2014), Panel for signing PDA with GMR: Members are, however, divided over whether export-oriented projects should be provided Rs 5m per MW in grant, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 25/08/2014), Nepal yet to decide how to proceed with planned PTA, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 25/08/2014), Energy Secy for signing PTA pronto, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 25/08/2014), Committee awaits MoF comments: Submission of report on PDA draft to take few more days, by Ruoak D. Sharma (ht 26/08/2014), PDA study team divided over cash subsidy proposal, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 26/08/2014)

Khadka revisits bilateralprojects with Indian official (ht 22/08/2014)

India to charge 1pc interest on credit announced by Modi, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 21/08/2014)

Nepal, India launch formal talks on petroleum pipeline (kp 21/08/2014)

Update laws to attract Indian capital: Envoy (kp 21/08/2014)

All planned: Modi's recent visit and his address to the parliament were part of a broader strategy, by Chandra Prasad Luitel (rep 21/08/2014), Emulate Nepal: Message from Red Fort, by Bhim Udas (ht 22/08/2014)

‘No compromise on nat’l interests’: Time has come to work for Nepal-India benefit: PM (kp 20/08/2014)

Domestic problems blamed for low exports to India (kp 20/08/2014)

Joint military drills to focus on disaster management, by Anand Gurung (kp 19/08/2014)

Hitting it home: During his two-day visit Modi was able to clear clouds of mistrust from Nepali political skies, by Chandra Mohan Yadav (rep 18/08/2014)

Experts stress homework before inking new deals with India (rep 17/08/2014)

Seize opportunity in ties with India, say leaders (kp 17/08/2014), Multi-dimensional Modi: Our political leaders must make the most of the change in bilateral ties brought about by Modi’s visit, by Gopal Thapa (kp 17/08/2014)

Nepal-India ties deep-rooted‚ says Pandey (ht 17/08/2014)

India pledges Rs 48m for flood victims (kp 17/08/2014)

Modi's independence day speech: India should learn peace from Nepal (kp 16/08/2014)

India’s largesse to Nepal on 68th I-Day (kp 16/08/2014)

Thank you, Narendra Bhai! But No Thanks!!, by Dipak Gyawali (sp 15/08/2014)

Expect Not Too Much: The economy of India is worth $ 1.7 trillion; To develop a hydro project of 1000 Megawatt in Nepal, it costs $10 billion at the rate of $1000 per Kilowatt, by Abhisek Adhikari (sp 15/08/2014)

After Modi visit: Testing Times Ahead, by Abijit Sharma (sp 15/08/2014), Modi's feelers: It is intriguing why Nepal and India could not make a major breakthrough in power sector cooperation, by Hari Bansh Jha (rep 16/08/2014), Modi magic: Modi seemed to have given a plenty; Had there been better preparation on our part he may have given us even more, by Hitesh Karki (rep 16/08/2014)

Easy access for veggies sought: MoAD to hold talks with India to facilitate trade of agro products (ht 14/08/2014)

India invites Nepal to discuss on PTA (kp 13/08/2014), Government preparing for power trade talks with India (ht 14/08/2014)

Cutting the deficit with India: The erosion of preference margins, more than non-tariff barriers, is the key issue, by Bijendra Man Shakya (kp 13/08/2014)

India presses for Consulate General Office in Biratnagar (kp 11/08/2014)

Future bright: Modi was able to connect with the people of Nepal as he outlined his vision of friendship based on respect and mutual gain, by Prakash Chandra Lohani (rep 10/08/2014), Game changer? Modi has made a good start but Nepalis hope that his visit does not go the Gujral way, by Akhilesh Upadhyay (kp 11/08/2014), Modi’s Refreshing Imprint, by P. Kharel (rn 11/08/2014), Modi’s visit to Nepal: Explicit and implicit messages, by Birendra P. Mishra (ht 12/08/2014), Let's start anew: We still carry bif emotional baggage and doubts that camouflage our view of India and its intentions here, by Sukhdev Shah (rep 12/08/2014), In our court: The absence of national-level think tanks to work on issues of national interest was deeply felt during Modi's visit, by Keshar Bahadur Bhandari (kp 12/08/2014), Modi's message: Modi's address to the parliament has sent a positive message accross the political spectrum, by Nabindra Raj Joshi (rep 13/08/2014)

Damming dangers: Nepal and India need to factor in landslide-induced dam risks in joint water resources development, by Navin Singh Khadka (kp 08/08/2014)

Nepal-India Relations: Issues And Prospects, by Yuba Nath Lamsal (rn 08/08/2014) [see part 2 (09/08/2014)]

Modi’s successful Nepal visit Building bridges, by Alok K. Bohara (kp 08/08/2014), Great expectations: New Delhi’s foreign policy shift in dealing with neighbours offers Nepal a chance to redefine ties, by Anurag Acharya (nt 08/08/2014)

A bus Nepal can’t miss: Modi’s visit has helped break the emotional barrier of fear and suspicion that clouds Nepal-India relations, by Siddhartha Thapa (kp 08/08/2014)

Pesticide-laced veggies being exported to India (ht 07/08/2014)

1950 treaty will be revised, interview with Foreign Minister Mahendra Bahadur Pandey (rep 07/08/2014)

Rhetoric and rationality: Neither Modimania nor Indophobia will help the long-term health of Indo-Nepal relations, by Pramod Mishra (kp 07/08/2014), Modi's Political Realisation And Euphoria, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 07/08/2014)

Modi visit: Substantively good, logistically poor, by Anil Giri (kp 07/08/2014)

‘Visit has given new direction’ (kp 07/08/2014)

The Modi Spell, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 06/08/2014)

India beyond Modi: Modi has opened a window of possibility; But to realize that possibility Nepal must look beyond Modi and try to connect directly with India's private sector, by Bishal Thapa (rep 05/08/2014), Between the lines: Modi reestablished the fact that Nepal's Lumbini is the place of Buddha's birth, by Prakash A Raj (rep 05/08/2014)

NaMo feels ‘extremely blessed’ (kp 05/08/2014), Modi wraps up visit: Visit focused on cooperation, connectivity, culture and constitution (kp 05/08/2014), Modi wraps up Nepal visit with prayers at Padhupati, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 05/08/2014), Modi returns to New Delhi: Pledges support for Nepal’s socio-economic development (ht 05/08/2014), Modi asks leaders to make statute drafting inclusive (kp 05/08/2014)

After Modi: Immediate action must be taken to build on the euphoria generated by Narendra Modi’s assurances, by Sujeev Shakya (kp 05/08/2014), New thinking: Narendra Modi could potentially accelerate the pace of regional integration in South Asia, by Rajju Malla Dhakal (kp 05/08/2014), Sunkoshi Disaster, Modi And Indo-Nepal Relation, by Prem Khatry (rn 05/08/2014), A new page opens in Nepal-India relations, by Shyam Saran (ht 05/08/2014), Ground-breaking visit (ht 05/08/2014)

FNJ: reporting on Modi was barred for private media (kp 05/08/2014), Them over us: By denying permission to the Nepali media at TIA during Modi’s arrival, establishment showed bias, by Shyam K.C. (kp 08/08/2014)

Nepal’s trade deficit with India continues to grow steeply (kp 05/08/2014)

RSA, MVA to be revised, inked soon (ht 05/08/2014)

Modi to Nepal Inc: Infra key to development (kp 05/08/2014)

Joint Press Statement on the official visit of the Prime Minister of India, His Excellency Shri Narendra Modi, to Nepal (August 3-4, 2014) (kp 05/08/2014), Joint statement stresses cooperation (ht 05/08/2014)

Maze of mistrust: Until the silent majority asserts, the opportunists lose their influence, or the pretenders have been made irrelevant, no compromise between India and Nepal will be uncontroversial, by C.K. Lal (rep 04/08/2014), Mending ties: Well-wishers on both sides feel compelled to talk of the "trust deficit", by Shambhu Ram Simkhada (rep 04/08/2014), The Gentleman from South, by Namrata Sharma (rep 04/08/2014)

Memento Modi: Failure to reach agreement on PTA, PDA should also serve as a reminder about the reality of Nepal-India ties (kp 04/08/2014)

Export-import through Jogbani customs stalls, by Binod Bhandari (kp 04/08/2014)

Modi operandi: Given India’s role in the Nepali peace process, it should work to facilitate an understanding over contentious constitutional issues, by Suhas Chakma (kp 04/08/2014)

Modi mantra warms Nepali hearts: Hails Maoist embrace for ballot; Acknowledges Buddha was born in Nepal, by Pranab Kharel (kp 04/08/2014), Offers $1b line of credit: Seeks progress on energy projects before Nov, by Anil Giri (kp 04/08/2014), Won’t interfere in internal affairs: Modi (kp 04/08/2014), ‘Our relation is built on bonding of our hearts’ (kp 04/08/2014) [address of Narendra Modi to Nepali parliament], Modi reunites Nepali family after 16 years (kp 04/08/2014), Jeet Bahadur wants to follow mentor’s footsteps: Desires to give a facelift to Nepal like his godfather did to Gujarat, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 04/08/2014), Pancheswor will move ahead: Modi, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 04/08/2014), India PM pledges to build petro pipeline, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 04/08/2014), Modi for better ties with Nepal, by Ram Kumar Kamat and Prakash Acharya (ht 04/08/2014), Proposes $1 billion soft credit; PTA, PDA in 45 days (ht 04/08/2014), Politics, technical glitches stall PDA signing (ht 04/08/2014), Modi lands in Kathmandu Valley: Says his visit begins a new-chapter in relations between Nepal and India (ht 04/08/2014), Nepal-India relations: Message of new dimension, by Bhim Udas (ht 04/08/2014)

Turning a page in Nepal-India relations, by Akhilesh Upadhyay (kp 03/08/2014), ‘Visit will open new chapter’ (kp 03/08/2014), Kathmandu all set to welcome Modi, by Anil Giri (kp 03/08/2014), Power deals ‘not to be signed’, by Mukul Humagain and Anil Giri (kp 03/08/2014), Modi's Nepali link: Indian PM to reunite family, by Narayan Sharma (kp 03/08/2014), Modi’s Nepal agenda: If Modi can induce Nepal leaders to firm up a democratic, federal and Republican Constitution in the stipulated time, his visit will be a success, by Sukh Deo Muni (kp 03/08/2014), Indian PM arriving after 17 years: A chance to strengthen ties on a political level, says Pandey (ht 03/08/2014), PTA, PDA unlikely in the next two days: Possible in 90 days if India agrees to Nepal’s response (ht 03/08/2014), Long time no see: As the ultimate beneficiary of development in South Asia, Nepal’s progress would also help India, by Bhim Prasad Bhurtel (kp 04/08/2014), Border business: Initiatives to secure the open border must not come at the cost of genuine Nepali and Indian travellers, by Buddhi Narayan Shrestha (kp 03/08/2014), Nepal, India to sign landmark tourism pact (kp 03/08/2014), Nepal-India Relations Time To Write A New Chapter, by Jayaraj Acharya (rn 03/08/2014), Indian PM’s Visit A Moment To Redefine Nepal-India Relations, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 03/08/2014)

Nepal, India to review airspace pact, by Sangam Prasain (kp 02/08/2014)

'Border security issues not top priority'; India like to raise extradition treaty: Experts, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 02/08/2014)

Modi’s Nepal visit: A fresh approach is needed, by Nabindra Raj Joshi (ht 01/08/2014), Time for rethink: How can we expect fairness from our leaders and civil servants if they can't rise above petty interests in negotiating with India?, by Bimal Gautam (rep 02/08/2014)

Nepal sends new PTA draft for India’s consent (kp 01/08/2014), UCPN-M agrees on PTA with India (ht 01/08/2014), Govt Consults Small Parties On Indian PM'svisit: 33-party alliance opposes pact sans consensus (rep 01/08/2014), Nepal to delink power generation from trade in its PTA proposal, by Rupak D. Sharma (ht 01/08/2014), Let's Seal A Beneficial Deal, by P. Thapa (rn 01/08/2014), Madhesi parties for both PTA, PDA deals with India; have a long shopping list (ht 01/08/2014), High PTA Expectations From Modi Visit: 'Water resources should mean not just energy but also downstream benefits', by Rudra Pangeni (rep 01/08/2014), Nepal speaks truth to power: It is not in India’s strategic interest to make Nepal poorer through unfair deals (nt 01/08/2014), Modifiable relations in Nepal: The Narendra Modi visit next week affords the opportunity for a paradigm shift in bilateral ties, by Damakant Jayshi (nt 01/08/2014), Foreign minister confident of signing PTA (ht 02/08/2014), Indian PM’s visit consumes lawmakers (ht 02/08/2014), Madhesi parties submit memorandum to PM: Urge Koirala to seek maximum assistance from India during Modi visit (ht 02/08/2014), MoE sends powertrade draft to India: PTA focuses only on trading electricity and cross-border grid connection (ht 02/07/2014), Leaders to convey to Modi unified message, by Anil Giri (kp 02/08/2014)

Credit line of $1 bn to be sought (ht 01/08/2014), Take up projects of national interest: Parties (ht 01/08/2014)

Indian assistance worth Rs 76.55 million (ht 01/08/2014)

Modi’s visit to focus on economic cooperation: Indian PM may travel to Lumbini weather permitting (kp 31/07/2014), ‘Visit not related to monarchy', by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 31/07/2014)

Golden opportunity: Modi’s upcoming address to our Parliament provides an unprecedented opportunity to clear the air, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 31/07/2014)

Use Modi visit to consolidate ties, suggest former foreign ministers (ht 31/07/2014)

Efforts on to ink PTA or PDA: Pandey (ht 31/07/2014)

Modi and the Madhes: Modi has a chance to break with the past and provide assistance to the Madhes proportional with the hills, by Dipendra Jha (kp 30/07/2014)

India Out to Win Nepali Hearts, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 30/07/2014)

Panel formed to facilitate signing of power pact, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 30/07/2014), Experts caution against signing hasty power deals with India (ht 30/07/2014), Madhesi leaders forsigning PTA with India (ht 30/07/2014), Big Three expedite preparations for PTA: Taskforce to consult hydro experts, civil society, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 30/07/2014), IPPAN urges govt to sign PTA with India: Seeks open, non-discriminatory access of electricity produced in Nepal to southern neighbour (ht 31/07/2014)

Upper Karnali PDA: Lawmakers seek benefits, proper compensation (kp 30/07/2014)

Parties’ nod for PTA with India; seek Arun III ‘gift’: Form three-member panel to finalise contents of power trade agreement, by Anil Giri (kp 30/07/2014)

Indian aid for Lalitpur, Nuwakot (kp 30/07/2014), Indian assistance of 83 million rupees for Nuwakot, Lalitpur (ht 30/07/2014)

India cuts back on development grants, projects left in lurch, by Parbat Portel (kp 30/07/2014)

Ktm preps for Modi visit: PM Sushil Koirala to reciprocate New Delhi’s 2006 gesture by receiving Indian PM at TIA, by Anil Giri (kp 29/07/2014), Modi to have Z-Plus security: Indian prime minister to lead 85-90 delegates, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 29/07/2014), Be fully prepared for deals: MPs ask government (kp 29/07/2014), Parties zero in on visit’s success (kp 29/07/2014), Opportunity knocks: Nepali leaders should immediately work towards making best use of Modi’s diplomatic opening, by Lok Raj Baral (kp 29/07/2014), Indo-Nepal Relations Doubts And Dimensions, by Prem Khatry (rn 29/07/2014), Big III dwell on making Modi visit successful (ht 29/07/2014), Prime Minister Modi's visit to zero in on economic agenda, interview with Sushma Swaraj (ht 29/07/2014)

Minister Thapa leaves for India today (ht 29/07/2014), Minister Thapa intensifies parleys in New Delhi: Says Nepal keen to learn from Indian PM’s development model (ht 31/07/2014)

Security concerns along border in Eastern Region, by Abdhesh Kumar Jha (kp 29/07/2014)

1950 revisited: Past Indo-Nepal pacts (rep 28/07/2014)

Modi willing: There is a strong case for a regional grid anong Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and India to harness and maximize energy complementarities, by Surya Nath Upadhyay (rep 28/07/2014)

Country to receive support for infrastructure development (ht 28/07/2014)

House panel asks govt to sign PTA with India pronto (kp 28/07/2014), Govt advised to reach PTA with India, by Prakash Acharya (ht 28/07/2014)

Hand-in-hand-in-hand: There are three areas for trilateral cooperation between India, China and Nepal—railways, hydropower and minerals, by G.S. Ranbanshi (kp 27/07/2014)

Nepal, India to harness energy potential, by Anil Giri (kp 27/07/2014), Swaraj: India for wider engagement with Nepal, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 27/07/2014), Swaraj pledges support to peace, constitution (ht 27/07/2014), Nepal, India to review peace, friendship treaty: Eminent Persons Group, with four persons from each side, to revisit all bilateral agreements, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 27/07/2014), Power trading deal to be finalised (ht 27/07/2014), India willing to purchase power at ‘market rate’ (ht 27/07/2014), ‘Visit better than expected’, by Anil Giri (kp 28/07/2014), Swaraj meets UML leaders (kp 28/07/2014), Sign of things to come: We are cautiously optimistic about Modi after a reasonably successful Swaraj visit (kp 28/07/2014), Swaraj says visit successful (ht 28/07/2014)

Sushma Swaraj arrives today, by Anil Giri (kp 25/07/2014), Power parleys to dominate JC agenda: Indian external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj arriving today, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 25/07/2014), Delhi places Nepal ties in high priority: Swaraj, by Anil Giri (kp 26/07/2014), Nepal high on India’s priority: Swaraj, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht), Modi’s trans-Himalayan link to bring Nepal, India, China together, by Akhilesh Upadhyay (kp 26/07/2014), Leaders: Deals with India in political consensus (kp 26/07/2014), Nepali leaders forensuring success of Indian PM’s visit (ht 26/07/2014), Nepal-India Joint Commission meeting today, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 26/07/2014), Nepal-India JC Meet: A New Initiative To Better Ties, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 28/07/2014)

Lawmakers dwell on power cooperation with India (ht 25/07/2014)

Cutting off water: The controversy on hydropower development misses the key point that India's main interest is water, by Navin Singh Khadka (kp 25/07/2014)

Introspection and India: While Nepali relations with India are highly politicised, Indian relations with Nepal are highly bureaucratised, by Nirabh Koirala (kp 25/07/2014)

‘India-open’: The Indian economy can unlock Nepal's potential for growth (nt 25/07/2014)

India proposes Modi visit for August 3-4: Formal announcement likely when Swaraj comes, by Santosh Ghimire (rep 24/07/2014), Modi to land in Kathmandu on Aug 3 (kp 25/07/2014), Modi visit confirmed (ht 25/07/2014), At long last: Modi's Nepal visit (rep 26/07/2014)

Bridge between boulders: Nepal should invite both India and China to competitively invest in development and the economy, by Santosh Sharma Poudel and Stefanie Kam (kp 24/07/2014)

RAE: Swaraj’s visit to open new areas of cooperation (kp 24/07/2014), Joint Commission meeting will help identify areas for new cooperation: Rae (ht 24/07/2014)

Back on the job: PM Koirala must convince India of Nepali readiness to utilise investment (kp 24/07/2014)

Modi’s BJP govt for stronger tieswith neighbours: C Raja Mohan (ht 22/07/2014)

Compensation demanded as per Koshi agreement, by Abadhesh Kumar Jha (kp 21/07/2014)

List of exports to India changing every year, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (rep 21/07/2014)

Nepal-India joint commission talks: Officials busy finalisingagendas for meeting, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 20/07/2014)

Power trading proposal: Govt pressed to share draft info; India instead pushes for Cooperation in Power Sector (kp 19/07/2014), Indian proposal on energy cooperation draws flak from political leaders (rep 19/07/2014), Indian proposal on energy, hydro draws flak: Maoist chief Dahal says it's against national interest, by Ashok Dahal (rep), Energy Ministry barred from water resource meet in Delhi (kp 20/07/2014), Delhi visit after PM’s return: Ministry (kp 21/07/2014), Nepal seeks clarity on Indian proposal, by Anil Giri (kp 21/07/2014), India refutes reports about proposed deal (kp 21/07/2014), New frontiers: Nepal and India have a lot to gain from meaningful hydropower cooperation (kp 21/07/2014), What's cooking? Bilateral energy cooperation (rep 21/07/2014), Hydel proposal win-win for Nepal, India: Ranjit Rae (ht 23/07/2014), Interest in Nepal’s hydel potential natural: Rae (kp 23/07/2014), Power to change: Foreign Minister Mahendra Pandey admitted that his ministry had been completely bypassed and he did not know what was happening, by Prakash Chandra Lohani (rep 23/07/2014)

Envoy lobbies for extradition treaty, by Anil Giri (kp 19/07/2014)

Lawsuit over land acquisition delays integrated check post, by Binod Bhandari (kp 16/07/2014)

Unplanned APF deployment affects border security, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 16/07/2014)

Boundary Working Group to be set up: Nepal, India decide to form bilateral mechanism to settle border issues, by Anil Giri (kp 15/07/2014)

So close yet so far: Modi’s strong neighbourhood  policy is encouraging but tangible benefits for Nepal are some distance away, by Akhilesh Upadhyay (kp 14/07/2014)

Susta folk ‘prohibited from tilling farmland’, by Bechu Gaud (kp 11/07/2014)

Heart-to heart relations: Political leaders, not bureaucrats or security agencies, should identify agendas for India-Nepal cooperation, by Gopal Thapa (kp 10/07/2014)

Construction of cross-border power line begins, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 09/07/2014)

Treading water: It is important for the water discourse to converge at the borders rather than between capital cities, by Sujeev Shakya (kp 08/07/2014)

Joint meeting reviews Indian Line of Credit mechanism for Nepal (ht 08/07/2014)

Indian grants for hospital building in Kavre (kp 07/07/2014)

PTA high on agenda during upcoming talks with Modi, Swaraj: Officials, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 07/07/2014)

Mahat pins high hopes on Modi visit (ht 05/07/2014)

‘Monarchy won’t make comeback’ (kp 05/07/2014) [statement bei VJP leader Vijay Jolly]

Nepal, India security talks next week (kp 04/07/2014), Nepal-India security panel meeting kicks off (kp 07/07/2014), Nepal-India discuss arms supply, security cooperation (rep 07/07/2014), Training, arms supply,info-sharing focused (ht 08/07/2014)

India seeks extension of small dev project deal, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 03/07/2014)

India agrees to rescue Nepalis, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 02/07/2014)

Lie of the land: At the heart of the Susta controversy lies the fact that it is a fertile land with much potential, by Uddhab Pyakurel (kp 02/07/2014)

Modi wishes for Koirala’s recovery (kp 01/07/2014)

Price of water: Modi can put Nepal-India power cooperation firmly on the map during his Kathmandu visit, by Akhilesh Upadhyay (kp 30/06/2014)

Time to amend: The treaty of peace and friendship between Nepal and India allows free flow of goods across the border but movement of goods is restricted in practice, by Hari Bansh Jha (rep 30/06/2014)

Sushma Swaraj to visit Nepal next month (ht 29/06/2014), Indian minister visiting Nepal in three weeks, by Anil Giri (kp 03/07/2014), Sushma Swaraj arriving on July 25, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 03/07/2014)

Seminars in Indian cities to attract investors: Nepal making bid to bring investment (ht 29/06/2014)

Encroachment led to rise in crime: SSB, by Binod Bhandari (kp 25/06/2014)

Order on the border: Despite occasional problems, the open border has been largely beneficial for both India and Nepal, by Lok Raj Baral (rep 24/06/2014)

Home ministry for diplomatic solution to inundation, by Anil Giri (kp 20/06/2014)

Nepal offers to host joint panel meet in mid-July (kp 19/06/2014)

Half and half: The danger is that on matters relating to small fries like Nepal, Modi, like the NDA government, might be happy to delegate responsibilities to bureaucrats and spooks, by Biswas Baral (rep 19/06/2014)

Border police post still remains in dire straits, by Narayan Sharma (kp 18/06/2014)

The Modi Message: Some Reflections, by Prem Khatry (rn 17/06/2014), Research report highlights urgency to sign border map: Findings show it will be in interest of both Nepal and India /ht 17/06/2014)

Boundary deal before maps’: Bidhi for tackling disputes first; Issues should be solved at political level: Rae (kp 17/06/2014)

Modi likely to visit Nepal in August (kp 16/06/2014), Swaraj likely tovisit Nepal tolay ground for Modi visit (ht 18/06/2014)

Modi reassures to help Nepal in hydropower development, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 13/06/2014)

Development-friendly BJP govt augurs well, says Shrestha (ht 12/06/2014)

Know thyself: Modi, or anyone else in Delhi, will only matter when Nepali power brokers realise what Nepal means for itself, by Atul K. Thakur (kp 10/06/2014)

Army chief leaving for India on Tuesday (ht 08/06/2014)

Nepal likely to close huge arms deal with India, by Anil Giri (kp 06/06/2014)

Indian side starts Mahakali dyke work, by Chitranga Thapa (kp 04/06/2014)

India builds embankments in no man's land, by Tekendra Bashyal (rep 01/06/2014)

BJP’s Koshiyari in Kathmandu: Meeting with PM, leaders on agenda (kp 31/05/2014), Koshiyari against proselytism (kp 01/06/2014), BJP leader concerned about forced conversions in Nepal (ht 01/06/2014), BJP leader says vested interst behind US, EU countries' support to Nepal (rep 01/06/2014)

Modi: Support to Nepal hinges on clear development roadmap, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 28/05/2014), Koirala fails to make his presence felt, by Anil Giri (kp 28/05/2014), Modi pledges more aid for Nepal (kp 28/05/2014), Modi keen to visit Pashupatinath: Asks Koirala to pick priority projects that Indian government can help implement (ht 28/05/2014), Nepal old and valued friend: Modi tells Koirala; expresses interest to visit Nepal soon, by Santosh Ghimire (rep 28/05/2014), False hope: Sushil Koirala is perhaps thinking that the new leadership of India will like him which is not the case with the previous government of India, by Bhoj Raj Poudel and Matthew McFetridge (rep 28/05/2014), PM returns with aid promises: Saarc leaders assure cooperation over harnessing Nepal’s abundant water resources (kp 29/05/2014), Good news: In first meeting with Koirala, Modi came across clearly as a pro-development PM (kp 29/05/2014), Koirala upbeat after India return (ht 29/05/2014), Monitoring Modinomics: Anxious neighbours should be environmentally watchful about Modi's prosperity super highway, by Navin Singh Khadka (kp 30/05/2014), PM India visit fails to impress many, by Santosh Ghjimire (rep 30/05/2014), Much ado about Modi: Narendra Modi will not attempt to influence Nepal’s secularism unless it serves India’s interests, by Jainendra Jeevan (kp 01/06/2014)

Koirala to lead 13-member delegation to New Delhi (kp 25/05/2014), PM consults leaders, experts for India visit (kp 25/05/2014), PM continues to consult on India visit (ht 25/05/2014), Development, peace high on Koirala’s Delhi agenda (kp 26/05/2014), Passage to India: In New Delhi, Koirala must display his vision for where he wants to take Nepal (kp 26/05/2014), Revisiting old ties: Modi is an opportunity for Nepal to revisit water-sharing and mutual security concerns with India, by Jaya Raj Acharya (kp 26/05/2014), Power trade agreement should top agenda: Experts (kp 26/05/2014), Koirala's Visit To India And Expectations, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 26/05/2014), Modi becomes PM as Saarc leaders witness (kp 27/05/2014), Koirala attends Modi's swearing-in (rep 27/05/2014), Koirala meets Singh, to see Modi today, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 27/05/2014), The New Delhi Shakeup, by Shyam K.C. (rn 27/05/2014), Cautious optimism: Modi's foreign policy is likely to focus more on  trade, but drastic departures are unlikely, by Deependra Adhikari (rep 27/05/2014), Good neighbours: As long as Nepal moves collectively with prudence and tact, Modi and Hindutva are nothing to worry about, by Gopal Thapa (kp 28/05/2014)

PM ‘highly likely’ to attend Modi’s inauguration: Cabinet to discuss on India invitation in detail today (kp 22/05/2014), Cabinet to decide on Modi’s invite to prime minister (ht 22/05/2014), PM Koirala likely to attend Modi's swearing-in, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 22/05/2014), PM’s Delhi visit for Modi swearing-in confirmed; Way for China visit paved: Foreign Minister Pandey, by Anil Giri (kp 23/05/2014), PM to attend Modi’s swearing-in, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 23/05/2014), Convictions and Modi-fications: Opinion-makers must now firmly state their positions on republicanism, federalism and secularism, by Kanak Mani Dixit (kp 23/05/2014), Rise of Narendra Modi: Guesswork Galore, by Keshab Poudel (sp 23/05/2014), 'A chance to better Nepal-India ties' (kp 24/05/2014), Unmet promise: Nepal and India are so inextricably linked by geography, history, culture, religion and tradition that enmity does not fit anywhere in the matrix of our relations, by Shambhu Ram Simkhada (rep 24/05/2014)

Koirala, Khanal congratulate Modi (kp 18/05/2014), Bhattarai congratulates Modi (kp 19/05/2014)

Readings of shift in India’s Nepal policy: The BJP position on  secularism in Nepal could see some revision if major political forces at home start revisiting it, by Anil Giri (kp 17/05/2014), Shift in policy towards Nepal unlikely : ‘Opportune time to strengthen ties between two nations’, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 17/05/2014), Modi's premiership opportunity to further strengthen Nepal-India ties (rep 17/05/2014), We expect stronger ties with India: FM Pandey (ht 18/05/2014), Riding the wave: Pragmatic Narendra Modi must try to resist intervening in Nepal’s secularity (kp 19/05/2014), Modi-fying relations: A new regime in India provides opportunities to benefit from a changed economic policy framework, by Sujeev Shakya (kp 20/05/2014), Modinomics for Nepal: BJP's bid to revive Brand India on the basis of 5 Ts - tradition, talent, tourism, trade and technology - could benefit the neighborhood too, by Purushottam Ojha (rep 21/05/2014)

Lessons from India: With the Indian election over, our leaders would be wise to keep abreast of incoming policy changes, by Shyam K.C. (kp 16/05/2014)

Uttarakhand flood: Compensation eludes families of 300 victims, by Devendar Bhattarai and Dinesh Regmi (kp 15/05/2014)

Nepal and India: Boosting bilateral trade, by Sunil Bahadur Thapa (ht 14/05/2014)

A subtle art: Balancing the relationship between India and China is in Nepal's interest; but it has often not been able to do so, by Deependra Adhikari (rep 13/05/2014)

Villagers protest India road project: Say the road near border may inundate villages, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 13/05/2014)

Border adjoining UP to be sealed for election (kp 11/05/2014)

Ratification of LoEs to ease transport of import cargo (kp 11/05/2014)

Electricity export idea snagged by lukewarm India, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 10/05/2014)

CPN-M to act against Indian investment in hydropower (kp 07/05/2014)

Rs 19.12 m Indian aid for Bhojpur school (ht 07/05/2014)

Birgunj and Raxaul customs offices to open seven days a week (kp 01/05/2014), India agrees to extend customs
opening hours at Raxaul
(ht 01/05/2014)

Border benefits: The open border must be a major plank of economic and diplomatic relations between India and Nepal, by Atul K. Thakur (kp 29/04/2014)

Tanker owners complain of being overcharged, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 25/04/2014)

Indians acquiring Nepali nationality ‘illegally’, by Binod Bhandari (kp 22/04/2014)

Govt not repairing border pillars (ht 21/04/2014)

Nepal-India open border, by Keshab Poudel (sp 18/04/2014)

Two Indian firms vying for Birgunj dry port contract, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 17/04/2014)

Indian aid for development projects, by Jitendra Khadga (kp 09/04/2014)

Nepal govt urged to accelerate India-funded projects (kp 02/04/2014), Nepali, Indian officials agree to expedite key projects (ht 02/04/2014)

2 girls missing from embassy (kp 01/04/2014)

Cow smuggling up in Rautahat, Sarlahi (ht 31/03/2013)

India seeks permit for student nurses: Registration with authority to be a problem for Nepali, other students (kp 29/03/2014)

Security to be beefed up on border during India’s Lok Sabha elections (ht 25/03/2014)

Nepal’s shipments via Kolkata port resume (kp 24/03/2014)

Indian investors buying Ilam tea factories, by Nenup Bhattarai (rep 24/03/2014)

Budget across the border: Programmes in India’s interim budget will have direct impacts on Nepal’s manufacturing and agriculture, by Shankar Man Singh (kp 17/03/2014)

Except India: The lack of representation and self-definition for Nepali workers in India needs to be rectified, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 16/03/2014)

Conference on Cross-border Security (kp 14/03/2014)

Nepali-Indian armies stress on cooperation (ht 14/03/2014)

India assists school with Rs 44.71 m (ht 13/03/2014)

Nepal-India ICP talks to be held today (ht 12/03/2014), Nepal, India agree to speed up construction of ICPs (kp 15/03/2014), First Nepal-India ICP may be ready by Feb ’15 (ht 15/03/2014)

Nepal, India for fighting border crimes together: IGP (kp 08/03/2014)

Search for missing border pillars begins, by Pravat Kumar Jha (ht 08/03/2014)

Joint army exercise (ht 06/03/2014)

Indian Army chief to visit Nepal on March 13 (rep 06/03/2014)

India blames Nepal for delay in signing power trade agreement (ht 05/03/2014), India proposes joint mechanism for energy cooperation, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 05/03/2014)

Nepal, India to discuss ways to ease transhipment (kp 04/03/2014)

Indian cops hand over man behind Janakpur bomb blast to Nepal (ht 04/03/2014)

CPN-M seeks PM apology over Tanakpur talk (kp 03/03/2014)

PM Koirala meets Indian PM in Myanmar (nn 03/03/2014), Koirala holds bilateral talks with Indian PM (ht 04/03/2014), India for cooperation in hydropower, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep rep 04/03/2014))

IGP Aryal leaves for New Delhi (kp 03/03/2014), IGP Aryal off to India on a six-day visit: Discussions to focus on cross-border crime,security cooperation (ht 03/03/2014)

Nepal-bound cargo starts moving from Kolkata port, by Rajesh Khanal and Shankar Acharya (kp 28/02/2014)

Nepal, India talk railway projects (kp 22/02/2014)

Finance Ministry studying impact of Indian budget (kp 22/02/2014)

Nepal, India agree to tame rivers (kp 21/02/2014)

Nepal’s stability, prosperity India’s strategic objective, interview with Indian Ambassador Ranjit Rae (kp 18/02/2014)

Nepal, India delve into flood control measures (ht 18/02/2014)

On wrong track: It is time for Nepal to rethink its economic and political ties with two giant neighbors, by Bhoj Raj Poudel and Rupak Sapkota (rep 17/02/2014)

Karan Singh meets Prez, PM, leaders (kp 17/02/2014)

Neighbourliness for peace, security in SAsia: Koirala (kp 16/02/2014)

India ‘set to construct’ Mahakali dyke, by Chitranga Thapa (kp 15/02/2014)

Indian PM extends his congratulations (kp 11/02/2014)

Bhairahawa customs cracks down on excess baggage, by Madhav Dhungana (kp 08/02/2014)

Nepal-India joint military exercise (rep 08/02/2014)

Jhapa becomes ‘haven’ for Indian militants, by Parbat Portel (kp 07/02/2014)

Nepal, India formalise Transit Treaty amendment (kp 01/02/2014), Nepal, India amend transit treaty (rep 01/02/2014),  Export procedure amendment formalised (ht 02/02/2014)

Plugged out: A power trade agreement between Nepal and India is long overdue, by Navin Singh Khadka (kp 31/01/2014)

All bilateral issues can be resolved through talks: Rae (kp 28/01/2014)

India gifts vehicles on its republic day (kp 27/01/2014)

Leaders for improved, 'effective' Nepal-India ties (nn 27/01/2014)

Nepal-India meet on ICPs postponed (ht 22/01/2014)

Talks on Vizag port ‘in final stages’, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 20/01/2014)

Nepal seeks immediate execution of agreements reached at IGC (kp 19/01/2014)

Mahakali dike construction halted, by Bhawani Bhatta (kp 17/01/2014)

Preparations for border check post completed (ht 17/01/2014)

Nepal, India to revive joint commission, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 17/01/2014), Nepal, India review security cooperation (ht 17/01/2014)

Indian PM keen to visit Nepal after new govt, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 16/01/2014), 'Indian PM Singh keen to visit Nepal' (rep 16/01/2014)

Southern charms: The majority of us profess to hate everything about India; The reality os more complicated, by Biswas Baral (rep 12/01/2014)

Keep at it: The trade facilitation agreement in Bali has once again signaled that multilateral trading system can still work in favor of ppr countries, by Purushottam Ojha (rep 11/01/2014)

FM Ghimire to visit India next week (kp 010/01/2014), Minister Ghimire off to India (nn 14/01/2014), India visit continuation of good old ties: Minister (kp 15/01/(2014)

Nepal-India trade expo in Feb (ht 09/01/2014)

Students from Far West head out for India jobs: On winter vacation, youths borrow money to get to Nainital to earn a bit, by Chitranga Thapa (kp 08/01/2014)

Indian Embassy refutes report: Says India hasn’t neglected commitment to supply electricity (ht 08/01/2014)

India pays Rs 1.67b to Nepal under DRP (rep 07/01/2014)

Nepal starts Mahakali causeway construction: India yet to follow suit in line with the recently signed agreement, by Chitranga Thapa (kp 06/01/2014)

A nation challenged: Our sovereignty has been continuously compromised by India; Whenever Nepali rulers have tried to undo this state of affairs, they have either been strongly resisted or tamed, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 02/01/2014)

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