He revealed that his party Nepali Congress was going to collaborate with agitating the Madhesi Front soon. Admitting that there are some weaknesses in the new constitution, he further pointed out the need for its amendment. Laying foundation stone of a …

UDMF declines to attend all-party meeting by PM Oli May 24, 2:27 pm Kathmandu, May 24 (ANI): The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) leaders did not attend an all-party meeting called by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Tuesday. Nepal PM Oli calls for …

Sanghiya Gathabandhan snubs all-party meet

Posted on: Tuesday, May 24, 2016

May 24, 2016- The agitating Sanghiya Gathabandhan, an alliance of Madhesi and Janjati forces, on Tuesday boycotted the all-party meeting convened by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. Chairman of Samajbadi Forum and Chairman of the alliance, Upendra Yadav said …

UDMF shuns PM-called tripartite meet

Posted on: Tuesday, May 24, 2016

KATHMANDU, May 24: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has shunned the meeting called by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. PM Oli had formally sent a letter to the UDMF asking it to take part in the talks. In the letter, Oli had stated that the …

India seeks to connect more SAARC nations via rails.

Posted on: Tuesday, May 24, 2016

At present, Nepal does not have a rail network. However, meter gauge lines exist in some parts of the plains or terai region in Nepal. Geographical advantage Officials said India has a geographical advantage that its northern plains connect seamlessly to …

PM Oli calls all-party meeting

Posted on: Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today called a meeting of political parties, including the ruling parties, the main opposition Nepali Congress party and the constituents of the United Democratic Madhesi Front. UDMF leader Upendra Yadav, however, said the …

Nepal: Chronic Crises – Analysis

Posted on: Monday, May 23, 2016

On May 17, 2016, 13 persons, including 11 cadres of the Federal Alliance, an alliance of 30 ethnic and Madhesi parties formed on July 31 … in violent protests across the Terai region and its adjoining Districts (data till May 22, 2016).

At present, Nepal does not have a rail network. India has a geographical advantage in that its northern plains connect seamlessly to Nepal’s terai region. Many railway stations like Jaynagar and Jogbani in Bihar, and Sonauli and Rupaidiha in Uttar …

Modi departs for India after two-day visit to Iran

Posted on: Monday, May 23, 2016

Kathmandu, May 23 (ANI): Nepali Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli has called on the ruling coalition, main opposition Nepali Congress and the agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) for a meeting on Tuesday. Time to regain past glory of traditional …

The conjuring: two years of Modi’s foreign policy

Posted on: Monday, May 23, 2016

Bangladesh has also awarded key contracts, while Kathmandu has drawn ever closer to Beijing in these past months when Nepal reeled under scarcity because of Madhesi protests. The Chinese construction of the Gwadar port and China-Pakistan Economic Corridor …

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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.

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