Nepal
Post-election turmoil within Nepalese politics

Nepal politics never has a dull moment. From elections to government formation to maintaining the government, each aspect of Nepal politics is nothing short of a thriller. In 2022, Nepal held its second local, provincial and federal elections since...

Neighborhood News Digest – 22 February 2023

Afghanistan Top Kashmir jihad commander who led Indian suicide bombers in Afghan IS attacks believed killed – The Print Kashmir-born jihad commander Ejaz Ahmad Ahanger — alleged to have led an Islamic State cell responsible for a series of suicide...

Neighborhood News Digest – 21 February 2023

Afghanistan Main Afghanistan-Pakistan border crossing closed, residents report gunfire – Deccan Herald Taliban authorities have closed the main border crossing between Afghanistan and Pakistan, an Afghan official said on Monday, and residents in...

Neighborhood News Digest – 20 February 2023

Afghanistan 'Efforts Continue to Resume World Bank Projects in Afghanistan': MoF – Tolo News The Islamic Emirate's Ministry of Finance said that efforts are being made to resume World Bank projects in Afghanistan following David Malpas, the...

Assessment of the Nepal Elections 2022

The year 2022 witnessed elections at all three levels of government in Nepal. These were the second elections held at each level since the Nepalese Constitution that was enacted in the year 2015. Nepal has had a tumultuous past in terms of its...

Neighborhood News Digest – 10 February 2023

Afghanistan Putin Says Afghan Humanitarian Condition Has 'Deteriorated' – Tolo News Russian President Vladmir Putin pointed out that the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan had deteriorated, with "four million" Afghans needing urgent emergency...

Neighborhood News Digest – 07 February 2023

Afghanistan Saudi diplomats leave Afghanistan, relocate to Pakistani capital -sources – The Print Saudi diplomats have left Afghanistan for “training” and will return, the Taliban administration said on Monday, though three sources familiar with...

Neighborhood News Digest – 03 February 2023

Afghanistan Taliban welcome India’s funds announcement for Afghanistan in Budget 2023-24 – Wion News Taliban welcomed the Indian announcement for Afghanistan in the Union Budget 2023-24, which was presented on Wednesday by Finance Minister Nirmala...

Neighborhood News Digest – 01 February 2023

Afghanistan Afghanistan Exported $1.7 Billion Worth of Goods Over Past 10 Months – Tolo News The office of the Deputy Prime Minister of the Economy said that over the past 10 months, the nation's exports have topped $1.7 billion and that revenue...

Monthly Compilation of Views of VIF Expert Groups: December 2022

In the month of December 2022 Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized a total of four expert group meetings with the first meeting of the newly formed Eurasia experts group. The focus of the groups in December being in the neighbourhood...

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