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Congress hits back at BJP over jibe om Lord Ram

Posted on: Monday, Mar 19, 2018

mentions Sita was born in the Mithila region. Surjewala also said that feasibility study of Sethusamudram ship canal was undertaken during the first BJP-led NDA government. “You conceived the Sethusamudram project, spent money and you are finding faults …

Lal Babu Pandit’s Autobiography hits bookstores

Posted on: Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017

Lal Babu, who hailed from a minority community in eastern Terai had a differing opinion from those of other Madhesi leaders on issues relating to Terai welfare. At a time when partition politics was on the rise, Lal babu stood for unity amidst various …

Most of the party’s district committees have recommended multiple names for a single seat due to infighting among senior Madhesi leaders like Matrika Yadav and Prabhu Sha, to secure seats for their loyalists. “Like in the past, our party is planning to …

RPP hits streets, keeps seats

Posted on: Monday, Mar 20, 2017

With 37 MPs, the RPP is the fourth largest party in Parliament and could be key in passing the second constitution amendment bill tabled by the ruling coalition to bring Madhesi dissenters on board. This is why Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal agreed to …

Managing that health issues will demand extra amount of input cost and may further pull up the production cost even after monsoon,” said K K Mintri, Chairman Terai Indian Planters Association. As a senior planter from Terai region S Seal explained …

Modi’s Hits and Misses in Foreign Policy

Posted on: Thursday, May 26, 2016

However, New Delhi made its displeasure with the elements of the new secular constitution amply clear by backing the legitimate feeling among the people of Terai, especially the … which India allegedly abetted the Madhesi blockade of essential supplies …

Tarai agitation hits transporters hard

Posted on: Tuesday, Jan 19, 2016

He said transport workers were passing through a nightmare. A comprehensive discussion was held with United Democratic Madhesi Front to solve the problems of transport workers on Saturday. No agreement, however, was sealed to open the transport service.

Inflation hits 11.6 percent

Posted on: Monday, Jan 18, 2016

Kathmandu Valley saw relatively higher inflation at 13.2 percent followed by the hilly region that recorded 12.4 percent, mountain region 10.3 percent and the Terai region 10.2 percent during the review period. KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The protracted protests …

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.