New Nepal map

United Nations will neither use nor officially endorse the new Nepal map

Even as the KP Sharma Oli-led Nepal government plans to send a new Nepali map, which shows Indian territories as Nepali, to the United Nations, the New York-based intergovernmental body won't be using it in its official dealings. The UN website will also not show territories and areas claimed by Nepal as Nepali territories.

Aug 01, 2020, 19:40 PM IST

Foreign women married to Nepali men will now get citizenship after 7 years

The committee went ahead with the seven-year provision after the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) took a decision to that effect on Saturday.

Jun 22, 2020, 20:01 PM IST

Not tenable: India after Nepal Parliament’s lower house clears bill to redraw political map

India on Saturday reacted strongly after Nepal Parliament’s lower house cleared a bill to redraw the political map of the country showing Indian territories as its own. Responding to the development, India said that “this artificial enlargement of claims is not tenable.”

Jun 13, 2020, 20:16 PM IST

Nepal Parliament's lower house clears new map showing Indian territories of Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura as its own

The Lower House of Nepal's Parliament on Saturday unanimously voted to amend the Constitution to update the country's new political map, laying claim over the strategically key areas of Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura along the border with India.

Jun 13, 2020, 18:17 PM IST

Nepal's Parliament delays taking up constitutional amendment for country’s new map

Nepal's Parliament has delayed taking up the constitutional amendment for the country’s new map that was to be taken up by the House of Representatives. The new Nepal map showcasing Indian territories as Nepal territories can get legal backing only once the Parliament takes up and passes the constitutional amendment.

May 27, 2020, 16:14 PM IST

India rejects Nepal's new map, calls for respect of sovereignty

Reacting to the map, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) official spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said that the unilateral action is not based on historical facts and evidence. 

May 20, 2020, 21:12 PM IST

Nepal officially releases new controversial map, shows Indian territories of Lipulekh, Kalapani, Limpiyadhura as its own

The government of Nepal on Wednesday officially issued a new controversial map of the country which shows Indian territories of Lipulekh, Kalapani, Limpiyadhura as its own. The map was unveiled by the Ministry of Land Management, Cooperatives & Poverty Alleviation.

May 20, 2020, 15:15 PM IST