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Govt calls two major elections for Nov 26

Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017

The quakes, however, brought major parties together to rush a new charter amid protests by Madhesi parties. Protests in the run-up to the constitution promulgation and after left more than 50 people dead along the plains. Parliament on January 23 …

Nepal govt to put Amendment Bill to voting next week

Posted on: Saturday, Aug 12, 2017

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. Leaders of the Rastriya Janata Party …

Thapa-led RPP decides to pull support from govt

Posted on: Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017

It also accused the government of not trying to address the concerns of the dissident Madhesi parties and of promoting corruption. The party in the last week of July had decided not to join the government after the ruling alliance failed to allocate it at …

Govt abusing state power, says KP Oli

Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017

Oli commented that Nepali Congress and CPN-Maoist Centre had betrayed the people by signing agreement with the Madhesi parties to pass the statute amendment bill from the Parliament. He said that statute amendment bill would not be passed from the …

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of local levels in Madhes districts be increased and false charges slapped against cadres and leaders of the RJP-N be withdrawn.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 …

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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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