Posts tagged ‘activist

Madhesi activist dies in police firing in NepalBusiness StandardA young Madhesi activist was today killed in alleged police firing and several others injured in clashes when Madhesi cadres tried to disrupt a public meeting of the main opposition party CPN-UML in southern Nepal. The United Democratic Madhesi Front …और अधिक »

Top Madhesi activist arrested in Nepal : PTI feed, News – India TodayIndia TodayKathmandu, Feb 3 (PTI) Nepal police has arrested a prominent Madhesi activist who has been advocating an independent Madhes, for allegedly committing …और अधिक »

Eurasia Review Nepal: Drop Sedition Charges against Madhesi ActivistHuman Rights WatchMany Nepalis have recently struggled to break out of feudal structures and ensure democratic rights. Freedom of expression is a cornerstone of a good democracy. But the government is going after an activist expressing concerns about marginalized …Nepal: Drop Sedition Charges Against Madhesi Activist, Says HRWEurasia […]

Madhesi activist charged with sedition in NepalBusiness StandardNepal's government today charged a political activist with sedition for demanding a separate homeland for the country's southern Madhesh region. C K Raut was charged with the sedition for his recently made secessionist remarks. The police had arrested …and more »

Indian anti-corruption activist ends hunger strike

Posted on: Sunday, Aug 28, 2011

An Indian reform activist whose protest galvanized the nation’s anger against corruption ended his 12-day hunger strike Sunday. Ekantipur News

Itahari UML activist assaulted for dissent

Posted on: Sunday, May 15, 2011

ITAHARI: A dissident CPN-UML cadre weathered assault from his own comrades at Inaruwa today. No sooner had Sharada Prasad Niroula (55) of Itahari-4 shown black flag to Prime Minister and party … Nepal News latest RSS headlines – Big News

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.