Category: Nepal

India, Nepal

New constitution strains India–Nepal ties

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Nepal promulgates a democratic constitution, India imposes an unofficial blockade. HEMANT OJHA and RAMESH SUNAM look behind the rising tensions between two close neighbours. After six decades of political struggle, Nepal promulgated a new democratic constitution in September that also marked the end of a decade-long Maoist war. Neighbouring India, however, did not welcome Nepal’s […]