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Crippling Shortages in Nepal in Wake of Protests Deepen Anger with India

Nepal is facing critical shortages of fuel and other supplies following weeks of protests by an ethnic community over the new constitution. The shortages have led to deepening anger with India in the landlocked country, which blames New Delhi for imposing an economic blockade. Nepalis are preparing for their biggest annual festival, Dashain, but instead of indulging in the usual frenzy of shopping and celebrations, most households are coping with spiraling food prices and fuel...

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