Posts tagged ‘election



Oli, 65, has the backing of the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist), the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Nepal), the Madhesi Rights Forum (Democratic), and 13 small parties. Oli, who is known for his pro-China stance, had served as prime minister from …

DARBHANGA: The Lalit Narayan Mithila University (LNMU) administration has geared up to hold the students’ union election on February 18. Sources in the university said, election will be held in all the 43 constituent colleges of the university for …

Nepal: Post Election Tremors – Analysis

Posted on: Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018

SSF (N) and RJP (N) are Madhesi based parties. This would mean that the UML will not have a majority of its own in the Parliament unless it ties up with the Maoist Centre or with a combination of other parties. Dahal therefore became suspicious when the …

‘NA election ordinance by new govt’

Posted on: Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017

Chief of Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal Presidium Mahantha Thakur said his party would discuss the issue with another partner of the Madhesi alliance — the Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal — and make its stance clear on the ordinance issue. “I do not …

Following the adoption of the new Constitution in 2015, the ethnic Madhesi group, mostly of Indian-origin, protested for months, saying they were not getting enough territory in one of the states and were also facing discrimination. The polls are a major …

They would like a stronger voice within the political system, which they feel discriminates against them. Seven Madhesi paties are campaigning as a political bloc. The Nepali Congress has promised to amend the constitution to further include Madhesi …

The results have still not been announced. But he split the polls into two phases due to resistance from the Madhesi minority, who have vowed a boycott unless their grievances are addressed through amendments to the constitution. The second vote is …

This provision in the manifesto has come under severe criticism from within the party leaders. The manifesto states that people, such as Madhesi, Tharu, Dalit, indigenous and Muslims, living in the country’s southern plains are all Nepali but when viewed …

Election epicentres

Posted on: Friday, Nov 17, 2017

And Oli’s opponent, the NC’s Khagendra Adhikari, is not a well-known face. Top Madhesi leaders like Upendra Yadav, Mahanta Thakur and Rajendra Mahato are also facing tough tests. Yadav is pitted against former Irrigation Minister Umesh Yadav of the …

the number of Madhesi males is 455 and females is 563; and the number of Muslim males is 81 and females is 157. Likewise, the number of candidates in the people with disabilities category, 158 are male, 115 females and one in the ‘others’ group …

Page 1 of 812345...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.

Mithila Vivah - Launched

Please click here to visit

Mithila Panchang Updated

Please click here to see current Mithila Panchang and Subh-Din 2017-2018

Categories

Archives