South Asia and Beyond

Surya Gangadharan

Thirty eight years in journalism, widely travelled, history buff with a preference for Old Monk Rum. Current interest/focus spans China, Technology and Trade. Recent reads: Steven Colls Directorate S and Alexander Frater's Chasing the Monsoon. Netflix/Prime video junkie. Loves animal videos on Facebook. Reluctant tweeter.

In Nepal, China’s Border Encroachments Are A Concern Never Talked Of Openly

KATHMANDU: There’s something about China which stirs Nepal’s comrades, something which makes them overlook, gloss over or just ignore its transgressions, even those that impact Nepal. For instance, China’s encroachments into Nepali territory are well documented although rarely talked about. Former prime minister KP Sharma Oli is known to have ignored reports by his own […]Read More

Campaigning On Subdued Note As Nepal Gears Up For Elections

KATHMANDU: Something is missing in Kathmandu amid the noisy honk of vehicles, the press of people on the streets and the hubbub of the bazaars. Missing are the politicians, cadres of various parties, their sympathisers and supporters who, with elections just over two weeks away, should have been out there in constituencies across Kathmandu and other […]Read More