Posts tagged ‘envoy



Nepal’s envoy to return to fight elections

Posted on: Sunday, Oct 1, 2017

His stint as an ambassador started during the latest tenure of Prime Minister Sushil Koirala in 2015, when the country witnessed the Madhesi protests.

Indian envoy advises RJPN to go to polls

Posted on: Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Puri, however, clarified that India would ‘respect any decision that the RJPN takes is in the larger interest of the party and Madhesi people’. Puri said that the possibility of constitution amendment before the polls have almost ended due to lack of …

India’s new envoy to Nepal arrives in Kathmandu

Posted on: Saturday, Mar 25, 2017

Nepal is preparing to hold three elections in the next 10 months against the backdrop of a standoff between the government and Madhesi parties. Before Puri was appointed as ambassador to Nepal, he was India’s envoy to Belgium. An Indian Foreign Service …

Govt withdraws Asha Lama’s name from envoy list

Posted on: Friday, Mar 3, 2017

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 …

Note ban hurting Nepal, says envoy

Posted on: Friday, Jan 13, 2017

He added that Islamabad should “come clear on terrorism”. The envoy said that Nepal was trying hard to meet the demands of the Madhesi community and take forward the democratic transition. He added that they were bringing two constitutional amendments …

Ties between India and Nepal were at an all-time low since the promulgation of the Constitution in Nepal last year and over the Madhesi agitation. Madhesis, mostly Indian-origin, had launched a six-month-long agitation from September to February in which …

“Nepal-India relations at the people-to-people level are stronger than that of the two governments,” said Rae, apparently referring to the strain in ties earlier this year due to the violent agitation by Nepal’s Madhesi community who are mostly …

Mr Upadhyay, who has been accused in Nepal of visiting the Terai region, bordering India, with Indian Ambassador in Kathmandu Ranjit Rae recently, also denied having visited the place with Mr Rae. He also feels that once he is back in Nepal, he will be …

Recalled Nepal envoy slams his government

Posted on: Sunday, May 8, 2016

Upadhyay told an Indian newspaper that he never accompanied the Indian envoy to the Terai region, as has been alleged by the Nepalese government. Upadhyay was recalled after he resisted the Nepalese government’s decision to postpone President Bidhya Devi …

UDMF boycotts House meet today as well Meanwhile, the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) boycotted the Parliament meeting today as well. After the meeting started, Sadbhawana Party leader Nar Singh Chaudhary accused the government and major political …

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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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