Category: Mithila News



KATHMANDU: A newly-formed alliance of seven Madhes-based political parties in Nepal was set for a fresh round of agitation to disrupt the second phase of local level polls slated for June 14 in the Madhesi-dominated Terai region. Rastriya Janata Party …

They also rued that cases registered against Madhesi leaders had not been withdrawn, the increase in the number of new local units in Terai/Madhes was not enough and that thousands of eligible voters in the Terai had been left out. With the RJPN decision …

SC stays addition of local levels in Tarai

Posted on: Saturday, May 27, 2017

The Supreme Court today stayed the government’s decision to add 22 local levels in Tarai districts and upgrade some local levels. On May 22, the government decided to add 22 local levels in the Tarai and upgrade 24 rural municipalities to municipalities …

Looking in the Mirror (Part 3 of 3)

Posted on: Saturday, May 27, 2017

In the spring of 2016, the Madhesi blockade had just ended, and the country was still feeling the effects of the earthquake from a year ago. Nepal as a nation was suffering, and the pain was going to persist—how could it get better, when a woman …

At a press conference held in the Capital, the Madhesi parties under the banner of United Federal Alliance announced that they will launch series of protests in Southern Terai plains to disrupt election process. The alliance stated in its press release …

Nepse marginally up by 2 points

Posted on: Saturday, May 27, 2017

Bonus shares of Samata Microfinance Bittiya Sanstha Ltd, Rural Microfinance Development Center, Kamana Bikas Bank Ltd, Kumari Bank Ltd, Asian Life Insurance Company Ltd and Mithila Laghubitta Bikas Bank Ltd were listed in Nepse this week for trading.

Madhesis to boycott local elections in Nepal

Posted on: Friday, May 26, 2017

After a meeting in Kathmandu, senior RJPN leaders said several accords between the government and Madhes-based parties had not implemented and cases against Madhesi leaders had not been withdrawn. The increase in new local government units in the Terai and …

The government had decided to increase the numbers of local units in order to bring the agitating Madhesi parties on board the second phase local polls scheduled for June 14. The government decision followed the recommendation of a taskforce led by Deputy …

RJP alliance warns of protesting election

Posted on: Friday, May 26, 2017

The 26-point agreement raised by federal alliance, 11-point agreement raised by united democratic Madhesi front and the 3-point agreement raised by both alliance and front were yet to be implemented by the government, the meeting pointed. Moreover …

The second phase of the local election, scheduled for 14 June, will be conducted by the Deuba government. However, the Madhesi parties have warned that they would not participate in the local elections and would instead disrupt the process, unless …

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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.