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Nepal urges India to restore oil and gas supply

Posted on: Sunday, Feb 7, 2016

The supply was disrupted when the Madhesi people inhabiting southern Nepal agitated against the country’s new constitution. India has allowed 26 trading point for supply of fuel from Indian Oil Corporation ( IOC) to Nepal Oil Corporation but the Madhesi …

The Committee, headed by the UCPN-Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, also decided to continue talks with the protesting Madhesi parties in a bid to solve the current political unrest. The Committee had held the meeting today after weeks. It, however …

The Madhesis have been protesting in the southern Terai region for five months, demanding a re-demarcation of provinces, fixing of electoral constituencies on the basis of population and proportional representation. Nepal’s parliament earlier this month …

If not contained, Nepal crisis may spill over to India says Madhesi communityEconomic TimesNEW DELHI: A Nepalese delegation, comprising members of the civil society and the Madhesi community, has rejected the constitutional amendments passed by their Parliament, saying it was done without taking them into confidence. The group said the …और अधिक »

NEW DELHI: A Nepalese delegation, comprising members of the civil society and the Madhesi community … “There are 55 districts in the hills and only 20 in the Terai. If you look at the population, some 70 per cent of the population is in the plains.

India courts radical Madhesis from Nepal

Posted on: Thursday, Jan 28, 2016

This comes at a time when another separatist Madhesi leader, C.K. Raut, is holding meetings in town and raises questions about India’s position on Nepal. The delegation, led by veteran Nepali leader Daman Nath Dhungana, also includes former diplomat …

But the leftist premier, who has been unwilling to address the grievances of Madhesi protestors, has declared his resolve not to visit New Delhi till the agitation in the Terai ends. The Terai has almost 51% of Nepal’s population and gets only a third of …

The Prime Minister said the government is keeping a close eye on separatist movements in Terai. Oli is expected to travel to New … their concerns over redrawing borders. The agitating Madhesi community that shares strong cultural and family bonds with …

But the leftist premier, who has assumed an ultra-nationalist posture and shown unwillingness to meet the grievances of the Madhesi protestors, has often declared his resolve not to visit New Delhi till the agitation in the Terai was over. In an …

Madhesi lawmakers walked out of parliament in protest before the bill was passed late Saturday with 461 votes in favour of the amendments. However, Madhesi members boycotted the vote. Stay on topic – This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at …

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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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