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As per his press advisor, Modi reiterated India’s stance that the disruptions were due to the rallies and sit-ins by Madhesi political parties on the Nepalese side and that New Delhi had no role in this matter. The 20-minute phone call came in the …

दैनिक जागरण नेपाल:कलैया-जनकपुर में हिंसा,फायरिंगRajasthan Patrikaमधेशी आंदोलन लगातार जारी है। आन्दोलन के 134 वें दिन बुधवार को नेपाल में हिंसा और भी ज्यादा बढ़ गई। जानकारी के अनुसार बारा जिले के कलैया व जनकपुर में पुलिस फायरिंग, पत्थरबाजी और लाठीचार्ज हुआ। जिसके कारण जनकपुर में कई आंदोलनकारी और चारप पुलिसकर्मी घायल हो गए। घटना के […]

Centre invites GJMM for tripartite talks

Posted on: Thursday, Dec 31, 2015

We will be raising several issues referred in GTA agreement in the meeting,” Giri said. The Morcha will demand 396 Mouzas of Terai and Dooars, he said, adding that officials of the GTA have also been invited to the meeting. “According to our information …

House to discuss amendment bill till Sunday

Posted on: Thursday, Dec 31, 2015

Process extended hoping agreement with Madhes parties KATHMANDU, Dec 31: Deliberations on the constitution amendment bill have been extended in the hope of reaching an agreement with the agitating Madhesi parties. The Madhesi parties have been staging …

Over 50 people have lost their lives in four months of violent protests after the adoption of a new constitution by the Himalayan republic with agitating Madhesi political parties and ethnic groups of the Nepal Terai demanding amendments in the statute …

Madhesi leaders have submitted an 11-point demand to the Nepal Government. Their demands include re-demarcation of the provinces, fixing of electoral constituencies on the basis of population and proportional representation. (ANI)

Narendra Modi invites Nepal prime minister to India

Posted on: Thursday, Dec 31, 2015

Oli called up Modi and briefed him on the political developments in his country, days after the Nepalese cabinet decided to amend the constitution to address keys demands of Madhesis, largely of Indian-origin, from the country’s Terai region over …

The prolonged unrest in the Terai region has so far claimed 50 lives so far, including eight police personnel, according to reports. The 2015 Nepal blockage began in September, triggering an economic and humanitarian crisis in the country. The government …

The Modi style of diplomacy: Many hits and some misses

Posted on: Thursday, Dec 31, 2015

In an undoubted setback, after India’s unstinting aid for the massive April earthquake, anti-India sentiment, surprisingly fuelled by the Nepali Prime Minister himself, has spread in Nepal over the Madhesi protest against the new Nepali constitution and …

10 injured as police, UDMF cadres clash in Inaruwaha

Posted on: Thursday, Dec 31, 2015

ITAHARI, Dec 30: As many as 10 were injured when a clash erupted between United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) cadres and police in *Inaruwaha on Wednesday. The clash erupted when UDMF cadres greeted Deputy Prime Minister Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar with …

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About Mithila

Mithila is an ancient cultural region of South Nepal and North India lying between the lower ranges of the Himalayas and the Ganges River. The Nepal border cuts across the top fringe of this region. The Gandak and Kosi Rivers are rough western and eastern boundaries of Mithila. The Ramayana records a dynastic marriage between Prince Rama of Ayodhya and Sita, the daughter of Raja Janak of Mithila. The town of Janakpur, in the northern Nepali section of Mithila, is believed to be Janak's old capital.