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He said that the Madhesi agitators were involved in anti-people and anti-national activities, in misusing Indian territory and the no-man’s land to attack Nepali security personnel, inviting external intervention and stopping the supply of essential …

Families of convicted policemen create ruckus

Posted on: Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016

“At least two Sikh men were wanted for terror-related activities. Sikh extremism was almost wiped out after this encounter from Terai region and everyone knows it,” said the emotional brother-duo. Still in services, Harpal Singh was station officer of …

India is sensitive to, traditional friend and predominantly Hindu, Nepal acting against its interests. Madhesi Nepalese of Indian origin feel that the new constitution has failed to address marginalised communities. In Teria, the community protested the …

ICG urges Tarai stakeholders to exercise restraint

Posted on: Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016

Releasing a report on Monday, the ICG said that the depth of social discontent, lack of fruitful negotiations and disillusion with Madhesi parties is creating room for radical positions.

Tigers still have enough habitat to bounce back

Posted on: Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016

In Nepal and India, the species has seen respective increases of 61 and 31 percent — a resurgence attributed partly to reduced poaching, but also to a network of wildlife corridors known as the Terai Arc Landscape. The researchers used medium- and high …

GJM starts campaign in plains for BJP candidates

Posted on: Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016

Mr Giri urged them not to fall prey to third forces trying to destroy the unity and peace of Hills and Terai. He was confident of winning all three seats from the Hills with a huge margin and also from the Plains. When asked about effect on GJM by the …

Those were times when Punjab terrorists were drawn to UP’s Himalayan foothills, known as Terai region, comprising Lakhmipur Kheri, Pilibhit, Nainital, Rampur and even Bijnore, as a safe haven. The UP police were not adequately trained to deal with the …

“We are ready to negotiate and address genuine demands of the Madhesis,” he told Reuters. But Upendra Yadav, from Madhesi Front which organised protests, said the government was unlikely to convene early talks. “Lasting peace and stability are impossible …

The case dates back to 1991 when the state’s Terai region witnessed a surge in militancy-related incidents. The CBI probed the case on the orders of the SC and said the motive behind the killings was to earn awards and recognition for killing “terrorists”.

47 cops gets life term for Pilibhit encounter

Posted on: Monday, Apr 4, 2016

They claimed that some of the Sikhs in the bus had criminal cases and were armed. The case dates back to 1991 when the state’s Terai region witnessed a surge in militancy-related incidents. The CBI investigated the case on the orders of the Supreme Court …

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.
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