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Fortified Himalayas: Why Nepal Can’t Shake Its Dependence on India

Fortified Himalayas: Why Nepal Can’t Shake Its Dependence on India

By Sanju Gurung
Nepali Prime Minister Dahal’s upcoming visit to China is important if the country is going to truly forge meaningful links to the north.

What’s Driving Hindu Nationalism in Nepal?

What’s Driving Hindu Nationalism in Nepal?

By Santosh Sharma Poudel
Religious tensions, as opposed to ethnic or caste-based schisms, are relatively new in Nepal. What’s behind the recent upsurge? 
Bollywood Movie Dialogue Riles Nepal’s Nationalists

Bollywood Movie Dialogue Riles Nepal’s Nationalists

By Santosh Sharma Poudel
The film ‘Adipurush’ refers to Sita, who is believed to have been born in Nepal, as ‘India’s daughter.’

Nepali PM Dahal’s Delhi Visit Produces Key Deals

Nepali PM Dahal’s Delhi Visit Produces Key Deals

By Santosh Sharma Poudel
However, he did not discuss issues of importance to Nepal with PM Modi, such as Gurkha recruitment.

Will India’s Agnipath Scheme Spell the End of the Gorkha Rifles?

Will India’s Agnipath Scheme Spell the End of the Gorkha Rifles?

By Aniket Singh Chauhan
Nepal opposed the scheme last year and halted the recruitment of its Gorkhas into the Indian Army.

Why Nepal PM’s Delhi Visit Was Delayed

Why Nepal PM’s Delhi Visit Was Delayed

By Santosh Sharma Poudel
Dahal’s preoccupation with the survival of his government was one reason for the delay. But also, India may not have wanted to engage with a shaky PM.

With China’s Help, Nepal Chips Away at Its India-lockedness

With China’s Help, Nepal Chips Away at Its India-lockedness

By Santosh Sharma Poudel
They have begun a feasibility study to build a railway line linking Kathmandu with Kerung in the Tibet Autonomous Region.
The Foreign Policy Implications of Nepal’s Election

The Foreign Policy Implications of Nepal’s Election

By Pratistha Rijal
Continued political instability could allow external powers to increase their influence in the country's political landscape.

Implications of India’s Agnipath Scheme for Recruitment of Soldiers for Nepal’s Gurkhas

Implications of India’s Agnipath Scheme for Recruitment of Soldiers for Nepal’s Gurkhas

By Santosh Sharma Poudel
Despite the scheme having major implications for Nepal and Nepal-India relations, India hardly consulted Kathmandu while devising the plan.

India’s BJP Reaches Out to Nepal’s Political Parties

India’s BJP Reaches Out to Nepal’s Political Parties

By Santosh Sharma Poudel
Its invitation to Maoist Center chief Dahal signals that it is willing to build bonds even with those it differs ideologically.

India-Nepal Diplomatic Relations at 75: Full of Contradictions

India-Nepal Diplomatic Relations at 75: Full of Contradictions

By Santosh Sharma Poudel
The two countries share strong cultural, religious, political, and economic ties. The same issues can pull them apart.
Modi Visits the Buddha’s Birthplace in Nepal

Modi Visits the Buddha’s Birthplace in Nepal

By Santosh Sharma Poudel
The Indian prime minister’s religious diplomacy could make Nepal a pawn in India’s domestic politics, even make it appear complicit in BJP’s communal politics.

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