Guarded Progress

Posted on: Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017

RJPN was formed on April 20, 2017, by merging six prominent Madhesi parties, including the Tarai Madhes Democratic Party (TMDP), Sadbhavana Party (SP), National Madhes Socialist Party (NMSP), Madhesi People’s Rights Forum-Republican (MPRF-R), Tarai Madhes …

This process has been hindered by the Madhesi, a minority group living along the border with India who have vowed to obstruct the polls unless the constitution is amended to give them a larger political voice. The proposed changes, which would see Nepal …

Mr Deuba also played a key role in bringing the Madhesi parties on board for the second phase of the local-level elections. Mr Deuba, who has been elected to parliament from far-western Dadeldhura district, has promised to amend the new constitution to …

Addressing the second session of the House, Mr Deuba laid out his government’s three main priorities- holding three-tiers of elections by January 21, 2018; amending the constitution to address the demands of the Madhes-centric parties and Madhesi people …

Newly-elected Nepal PM Deuba takes oath of office

Posted on: Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017

Deuba also played a key role in bringing the Madhesi parties on board for the second phase of the local-level elections. Deuba, who has been elected to the parliament from far- western Dadeldhura district, has promised to amend the new Constitution to …

Sher Bahadur Deuba elected Nepal PM

Posted on: Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017

Deuba is likely to form a small Cabinet tomorrow which will be expanded in a few days and some of the Madhesi parties are also likely to join the coalition. He takes over at a crucial time in the politics of Nepal, which is holding the first local-level …

Deuba, Dahal and Oli exchange barb words

Posted on: Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017

Among other things, he also accused the government of filing an impeachment motion against the sitting chief justice to avoid decisions critical to their interests and killing deliberately Madhesi people in Maleth, Saptari, given that police had opened …

This act could be threat to democracy in the future, Oli remarked. Rubbishing the rumours that confer anti-Madhesi tag to the UML, Oli said, “UML is a national level party, not just a regional or ethnical party. It is a common party of Madhes …

Subh Din 2017-2018

Posted on: Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017

The Maithil Calendar

The day is reckoned from sunrise to sunrise. Festivals, however, are performed according to Tithi.Tithi may start anytime during the day and may last for 20 to 26 hours. Day and night have 4 prahars each.

For month both lunar and solar systems are followed. Lunar months end on full-moon day. Solar months are reckoned with Sankranti. Sankranti match with dates of Gregorian Calendar.

There are several New Years: Starting on 1 Chaitra, Chaitra Amavasya (Vikram), Mesha sankranti (Shakabda), 1 Savan (Sal). By convention, the last one is prevalent in Mithilanchal i.e. Shravan to Ashadh.

The provincial polls could pose a challenge for Deuba, mainly because the Madhesi ethnic group in the country’s south has vowed to obstruct the vote unless the size of their territory carved out in the constitution is expanded to give them a greater …

Page 30 of 406« First...1020...2829303132...405060...Last »

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.

Archives