India-Nepal Relations

Political Crisis in Nepal and Opportunity for India – UPSC GS2

Political Crisis in Nepal: Oli (CPN(UML)) came to power with the support of Maoist Centre and enjoyed a near-absolute majority in the lower house. In May 2018 they cement their alliance and created the Nepal Communist Party (NCP). However, very soon there were disputes related to the power-sharing arrangement, worked out with Maoist leader Pushpa Kamal …

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India-Nepal Relations – UPSC GS2

Historical Ties: Nepal is an important neighbour of India and occupies special significance in its foreign policy because of the geographic, historical, cultural and economic linkages/ties that span centuries. India and Nepal share similar ties in terms of Hinduism and Buddhism with Buddha’s birthplace Lumbini located in present day Nepal. The two countries not only share an open …

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India-Nepal : Postal Highway Project

Postal Highway It is also called Hulaki Rajmarg which runs across Terai region of Nepal, from Bhadrapur in east to Dodhara in west, cutting across entire width of the country. It is oldest highway in Nepal constructed by Juddha Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana and Padma Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana to aid transportation and facilitate postal …

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