India Insight

Amid chaos, Nepal’s king bows out gracefully

June 16, 2008

In the end, it was hard not to feel a little bit sorry for Nepal’s deposed King Gyanendra.

Another Himalayan kingdom tumbles, but will Nepal miss its monarchy?

May 28, 2008

Another Himalayan kingdom is falling, a chapter closing on an ancient historical tradition. But will the modern system of democracy do a better job?