Girls wearing Modi masks hold up replacement Indian rupees following 2016’s demonetisation. Photo: EPA

How India’s neglect drives Nepal into China’s outstretched arms

  • New Delhi and Kathmandu are close allies with a long history who enjoy a number of close cultural, linguistic and religious ties
  • But recent moves, such as the controversial demonetisation of high-value rupee notes by India, have soured bilateral relations
Topic |   Narendra Modi

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Girls wearing Modi masks hold up replacement Indian rupees following 2016’s demonetisation. Photo: EPA
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