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Saying that the Madhesi people want their rights instead of elections, he said that the country would plunge into grave crisis if the elections slated for June 28 were not postponed. “The country will be saved if the elections are held after resolving …

Established in February 1993, the Kathmandu Post, Nepal’s first privately owned English broadsheet daily, is today Nepal’s leading English language newspaper, with a daily circulation of 82,000 copies. This makes the Post Nepal’s second-most widely …

The fresh activities now threaten to take conflict to the jumbos’ home in the remaining forest patches of north Bengal’s Terai region.Hyderabad-based RTI activist, Diya Banerjee, who had recently been to north Bengal, was witness to this drama one …

including the blockade in Terai which is symptomatic of the anger over the new constitution.” He spoke about how continued political marginalization risks sowing the seeds for future conflict, and described the Foundation’s 15-year mediation program …

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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