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India, which had a strong influence on Nepal, seems to be losing its grip. In the hindsight, it now seems that the 2015’s Madhesi protest, which was seen to be backed by New Delhi, has not worked out in favour of India. It has in fact taken Nepal closer to …

According to the EC, the vote counting under the proportional category will conclude by mid-December. The combined strength of the two Madhesi parties has reached 21, with RJPN securing 11 seats and FSFN winning 10, ensuring that they will now have a …

The rival centrist Nepali Congress alliance of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, comprising Madhesi parties and former royalists, is not likely to pose much of a challenge. This means that after a change of 10 administrations in as many years, Nepal could …

The election pits the centrist Nepali Congress party of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who heads a loose alliance that includes the Madhesi parties from Nepal’s southern plains and former royalists, against the tight-knit alliance of former Maoists and …

This extends to the attitude towards Madhesis too, who resemble Indians. So, no matter how hard India tries, there will always be two factions in Nepal, pro-China and pro-Madhesi. – Rahul Singh I think the author wants to indicate is that friction is a …

After a long deliberation, Nepal government has advanced with the amendment bill in a move to bring the agitating Madhesi parties on board to take part in the third phase of the local-level polls slated for next month.

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Posted on: Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017

The NC-Maoist coalition never really wanted the amendments anyway, so last week it hurriedly declared it could not meet Madhesi demands because of the RPP and UML. The new alliance of Tarai-based parties, the RJP-N, has been weakened by a semi-mutiny in …

Nepal’s agitating Madhesi parties have agreed to participate in the second phase of local-level elections to be held on Wednesday, the government said on Monday. Rastriya Janta Party Nepal (RJPN), Madhesi party and Biplab-led Maoist Party have fielded …

Thira L Bhusal and Mahabir Paudyal caught up with the veteran Madhesi leader. Don’t you think you are making a big mistake by boycotting and disrupting the historic local election? Boycott, disruption and protest are our compulsion. Let me remind you …

When Nepal promulgated its new constitution in 2015, the Madhesi groups, people of Indian origin, complained that their interests were not considered and started to agitate by creating blockades at border points. Nepal in turn even pointed fingers at India …

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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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