October 18, 2021 22:16 (IST)
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Political Volatility

In a big blow to Prime Minister K. P. Sharma Oli on June 22, 2021, the Supreme Court (SC) quashed the appointments of 20 Ministers, including 17 Cabinet Ministers and three Ministers of State, citing Article 77 (3) of the Constitution. The SC order declared,

India extends $363000 in grants to fund school building in Nepal

India has granted around $363,000 (~ NPR 43 million) to authorities in Nepal for the construction of a secondary high school building in Udaypur district, reported the Himalayan Times. In 2015, several school buildings were destroyed in a devastating earthquake in the country. Thereafter, India pledged to rebuild the buildings of 71 educational facilities in eight districts of Nepal.

Nepal: China’s new satellite state

China’s policy of corrupting the political class of a country, especially those that are economically fragile, is well known. Many countries in Africa, South & South East Asia and Latin America have fallen prey to these Chinese machinations and some are now neck deep in Chinese debt.

Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli greets PM Modi on 74th Independence Day

New Delhi/UNI:  Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Saturday called up his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and extended greetings on India’s 74th Independence Day.

PM KP Oli says Lord Ram was born in south Nepal’s Ayodhyapuri

Kathmandu: Igniting the row over Lord Rama's birthplace, Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli said the Hindu deity  was born in south Nepal’s Ayodhyapuri and not Uttar Pradesh’s Ayodhya, media reports said.

Real Ayodhya is not in India, Lord Rama is Nepali: KP Oli

Kathmandu: Nepal PM  KP Sharma Oli has triggered another controversy by saying that neighbour India is manipulating cultural and historical facts by creating a fake Ayodhya in the country, which in fact is a village located west of Birgunj.  

Nepal Communist Party seeks PM KP Oli’s resignation over remark on India

Kathmandu/IBNS: Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Tuesday received backlash from top leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party for blaming India to topple his government.

China could set up border outposts in encroached territories of Nepal: Report

Kathmandu/IBNS: A report by Nepal’s agriculture department has alerted the encroachment of its territories by China with rivers changing their course following massive road construction activities in Tibet Autonomous Region, a Hindustan Times report said.

Nepal PM Oli defames India over returning migrants to offset his Covid-19 failures

Kathmandu/IBNS: After blaming India for the surge in Coronavirus cases in his country, Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has taken it too far accusing their big neighbour of sending Nepali migrant workers back home without prior testing for Covid-19, media reports said.

India hits back at Nepal over territorial claims, PM KP Oli also shocks with 'Indian virus' remark

New Delhi/IBNS: India on Wednesday hit back at Nepal and asked it to respect India's sovereignty and territorial integrity after the Himalayan nation triggered a boundary row with a new political map showing Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura under its territory.

Nepal PM Oli, two world leaders backs Modi's call for SAARC solidarity to combat Coronavirus

Kathmandu/IBNS: Nepal Prime Minister KP Oli on Friday backed his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi's proposal to all  South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations to chalk out a "strong strategy" to combat the deadly coronavirus. 

Narendra Modi, KP Oli to jointly inaugurate second Integrated Check Post at Jogbani-Biratnagar tomorrow

New Delhi/IBNS: Indian PM Narendra Modi and his Nepali counterpart K.P. Oli will jointly inaugurate the second Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Jogbani-Biratnagar built with Indian assistance to facilitate trade and people’s movement on Tuesday.

PM Modi , KP Oli inaugurate Motihari-Amlekhganj (Nepal) pipeline

New Delhi, Sept 10 (IBNS): PM Narendra Modi and PM KP Oli of Nepal, on Tuesday, jointly inaugurated a cross-border petroleum products pipeline via video conference

Bhutan, Nepal PM wish Narendra Modi on his party's Lok Sabha polls victory

Kathmandu, May 23 (IBNS): Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Thursday wished Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi after his Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA registered a thumping victory in the Lok Sabha polls.

Narendra Modi concludes two-day visit to Nepal

Kathmandu, Aug 31 (IBNS): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday completed his two-day visit to Nepal and said he hopes to see his trip to the Himalayan nation further deepens India-Nepal friendship.