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between the government and Madhes-based parties had not implemented and cases against Madhesi leaders had not been withdrawn.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 …

Rights all year round

Posted on: Friday, May 26, 2017

As a member of the rights body, I myself led a probe team when Madhesi protesters were killed in Maleth of Saptari. In 2016, the NHRC addressed the Universal Periodic Review session in Geneva and condemned the rights abuses committed by Nepal’s security …

According to sources, police received information about a disturbance in the village and rushed to the spot, where they found the three victims — Parash Mal (70), Mithila Mal (58) and Lakhiburi (50) — and the girl’s body surrounded by locals …

When asked why his party is determined to participate in the second phase of local elections despite the demands of Madhesi parties not being fulfilled, chairman of Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) Upendra Yadav said there is a need to preserve the …

As Motorsport’s most-awaited weekend nears, Mithila and Kunal had to make a tough choice while deciding what to speak about first – the Monaco Grand Prix or the Indianapolis 500? We can’t possibly wonder how Fernando Alonso made up his mind!

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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.