The Nepali PM’s visit is being read as an attempt by the Himalayan nation to tread lightly and carefully while chalking its ties with India and China.
As India re-evaluates its stance and toes a new line on China, it must pause to reflect on the possible outcome
In the past few months there have been ample indications that New Delhi is keen to restore its broken ties with China. It has realised to its mortification that post the Doklam face-off, India has not really benefited from the confrontation save for getting some applause for showing spine in the face of Chinese expansion. It has found its influence in South Asia getting compromised by a determined Chinese onslaught.
A closer look into the Gupta family’s network in India may open a Pandora’s box
Nepalese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has stepped up preparations for Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s visit to India, which is expected to begin on April 6.
To tackle the root causes of these pressing challenges, the EU is working to implement a long term strategy, taking into account humanitarian aid, development assistance and peace building support in an integrated way – and thereby increasing the resilience of people and communities in partner countries.
King Abdullah’s visit is a watershed moment for Modi and his attempts to break away from the image of being a muscular Hindu nationalist who has no space for Muslims in his politics
It sounds more like a fable than a news story -- an ambitious family arrived from a distant land, wormed its way into the heart of a young democracy, became unimaginably rich and influential, stood accused of trying to hijack the state itself, and then, overnight, vanished into thin air, leaving those who had fallen under the family's spell -- and those who had warned against it from the start -- to wonder how anyone could have
"Such visits are facilitated and promoted and visas granted after following due processes. However, from time to time, such visits cannot take place in view of the prevailing circumstances and absence of requisite security clearances," a government source said.