Lipulekh: A land that fails to offer

The Nepalese government’s decision to update its political map to include the disputed areas of Limpiyadhura, Kalapani and Lipulekh has been lauded across the country. However, there are some political ideologues who believe this should have been done only after a proper consultation with the Indian government. They argue that any aggression of this nature may have negative bearing on future diplomatic endeavors.

India’s internecine fronts

A tempest is brewing for India. While the entire world is reeling from the most intractable crisis in recent human history, India’s other woes are mounting. A toxic mix of misfortune, vengeful external interests and its hegemonic hubris coupled with strategic myopia is proving to be a combustible recipe. As a result, India today fights on multiple fronts.  

What Nepal’s policymakers and government must consider

In a fast-changing world, we must learn and adapt to the changes taking place around us so that we can survive and sustain in the face of the unknown. This is somewhat like the popular phrase, “survival of the fittest,” derived from the Darwin’s theory of evolution that describes the mechanism of natural selection. According to the theory, the survival and continuity of life are determined by its capabilities to compete, adapt, and grow. Life itself is a process of continuous learning. It is therefore important for humankind to constantly expand knowledge and skillsets in response to the ever-changing world.

Why is the Elephant indifferent?

By Bikram Timilsina, Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University 12 December 2019 Nepal’s former foreign minister Dr Bhekh Bahadur Thapa has drawn an interesting analogy around Indo-Nepal border disputes. In a…