"The political and societal situation is in a flux with contradictory passions spilling out on the streets. Some protests were reported from various parts of the country with a section of people demanding the restoration of Nepal’s erstwhile monarchy and the ‘Hindu State’ status."
Joe Biden may not go Belligerent on China like Donald Trump but won't Abandon America’s Hard Stance on Beijing
China is and will remain a US fixation, and within that, India is and will remain a central piece -- this needs to be understood beyond compulsions and issues arising out of personalities, domestic politics or ideological dissonances.
Permanent Seat in UNSC Neither Necessary Nor only Way for India to Assert its ‘Arrival’ on Global Centrestage
The changed world offers examples like Germany, Japan and Israel who have stitched alternative arrangements that could be multilateral (EU), bilateral (US-Israel), regional or creatively/strategically relevant, eg, the Quad