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Overt Chinese Meddling Adds To Nepal’s Quagmire Of Himalayan Political Opportunism

 Overt Chinese Meddling Adds To Nepal’s Quagmire Of Himalayan Political Opportunism

(From left) KP Sharma Oli, Pushpa Kumar Dahal ‘Prachanda’ and Sher Bahadur Deuba, all eye the Nepal Prime Minister’s chair.

China may have failed to keep the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) united despite a last-ditch attempt in dispatching a four-member delegation of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to Kathmandu late last month. But for all intents and purposes, the Chinese are in Nepal for the long haul. A worried India knows this only too well. The high-level CCP delegation’s visit also came in the backdrop of Nepalese PM K P Sharma Oli’s decision to seek dissolution of the 275-member House of Representatives in his bid to retain the prime ministerial chair....Read More
Parul Chandra

Parul Chandra

Professional newshound, have navigated through typewriters, computers and mobile phones during my over three-decade-long career working in some of India's finest newsrooms (The Times of India, Financial Express). Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan are my focus, also Sri Lanka (when boss permits). Age and arthritis (that's a joke) have not dimmed the thrill of chasing a story. Loves music, animals and pasta.

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  • WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY CHINA FAILING TO KEEP THE RULING PARTY UNITED THIS IS A PARTY OF NEPAL AND ONLY “ONLY” NEPAL IS RESPONSIBLE OF WHATS HAPPENING INSIDE. STOP PROVING YOUR STUPID OPINION AS FACT. GROW UP. YOU GUYS HAVE ZERO ETHICS AND YOU ARE PROVING YOU HAVE NO SENSE OF JOURNALISM. PRESENT FACTS LIKE FACTS AND OPINIONS LIKE OPINIONS.

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