Nepal's new Constitution: Fallout beyond borders

A Prime Minister in a new setting

What has made the occasion momentous is the fact that he is the first Prime Minister of the republic of Nepal after an elected CA had adopted a popular Constitution.

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A broken system

There are talks about amending the new statute even before it has been enforced

India ready to rough it out for an inclusive, stable Nepal

Despite the strain in ties with Kathmandu establishment, India believes it has taken the right call in asking Nepal’s political leadership to draw out a more inclusive constitution, which should have the ownership of the broadest section of Nepali people, including the Madhesis of the plains.

Nepal: Could India have air-lifted essentials?

It’s anybody’s guess why in the face of truckers’ apprehensions regarding the transportation of goods through the disturbed areas of Nepal , India did not think of air-lifting the essentials. It is equally inexplicable why Nepal too did not seem to have proposed the modus. In the hindsight it would look as if both sides were not too keen on de-escalating avoidable tensions, writes N. Sathiya Moorthy for South Asia Monitor.

The China card

The temptation for China to play the knight in shining armor that comes to Nepal's miraculous recue is getting harder to resist

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IMF cuts India's growth projection, but it still retains world's top spot

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