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Despite their initial reluctance, NC and Maoist Center now look desperate to amend the constitution to appease the Madhesi voters and bring the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) on board the elections. Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba appears even more …

Govt in bid to amend constitution by July 31

Posted on: Saturday, Jul 8, 2017

The Madhesi party has demanded that the constitution be amended, the number of local levels in Madhes districts be increased and false charges slapped against cadres and leaders of the RJP-N be withdrawn. “We told them that the ruling parties’ actions …

Govt at a loss over Myadi deployment

Posted on: Sunday, Jul 2, 2017

The Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha’s decision to boycott and disrupt polls and growing activities of the Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN have made situation in Bara, Dhanusha, Mahottari, Parsa, Rautahat, Saptari, Sarlahi and Siraha districts of Province 2 …

RJP-Nepal will withdraw support to govt: Tripathi

Posted on: Saturday, Jun 24, 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 …

RJP-N welcomes govt decision to defer polls

Posted on: Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The RJP-N-led Sanghiya Gathabandhan, which includes Madhesi and Janajati forces, has announced protests with an aim to foil the candidate nomination process. The RJP-N says there are some 500 criminal charges against party cadres while around 100 people …

The government had decided to increase the numbers of local units in order to bring the agitating Madhesi parties on board the second phase local polls scheduled for June 14. The government decision followed the recommendation of a taskforce led by Deputy …

Nepal govt increases number of local units

Posted on: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The government’s decision to increase the number of local levels comes in the backdrop of agitating Madhesi forces’ demands to increase the number of local levels in Madhes before the second phase of local levels

Likewise, in another violent incident, an ASI of Armed Police Force (APF) was dragged out of an ambulance and brutally murdered by the cadres of Madhesi Morcha in Jaleshwor of Mahottari district. As part of its bid to create an environment conducive for …

Likewise, in another such act of violence, an ASI of Armed Police Force (APF) was pulled out of an ambulance and inhumanely killed by the cadres of Madhesi Morcha in Jaleshwor of Mahottari district. In a bid to create the environment conducive for the …

Govt to withdraw Tharu, Madhesi movement cases

Posted on: Friday, May 19, 2017

The government decision to withdraw cases against the Tharu and Madhesi activists comes a day after the RJPN leaders’ call for postponing second phase of polls. Their constitution amendment demand is also yet to be addressed. Meanwhile, the Cabinet …

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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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