Nepal PM Deuba’s visit reflects a changed political context between India and its neighbour

Posted on: Thursday, Aug 24, 2017

India would like to see NC revive, and stitch a broader alliance with Maoists and Madhesi parties to ensure ‘democratic forces’ win in general and provincial elections in November. This has become even more urgent due to the wider geopolitical tension …

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.