Nepal Foreign Relations

Communists Win Nepal’s 1st Election Under the New Constitution

After centuries of absolute monarchy followed by decades of chaos, Nepal is taking to democracy in a big way. Since May its people have voted into office 753 newly created local councils, seven new provincial assemblies and a 275-member national parliament. To read this Economist article, please click on the

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India Needs to Reach Out to Nepal to Counter Chinese influence

Nepal’s Left alliance, comprising two Communist parties, the CPN-Unified Marxist Leninist (UML) and CPN-Maoist Centre, has won the country’s first legislative election under the new constitution. The election marks the Himalayan nation’s transition to democracy, bringing to an end the long period of volatility since the abolition of the monarchy

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Nepal Proposes Rail and Road Links to China

Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Ramesh Lekhak proposed to the Chinese Transport Minister to link Nepal’s border with road and railway connectivity.  That was followed by Chinese President Xi Jinping’s assurance to Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal that the Chinese government is ready to initiate construction work on the cross-border railway link between the

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