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Major parties’ meet in Nepal ends inconclusively

Posted on: Saturday, May 14, 2016

The meeting was held at the Prime Minister’s office in Baluwatar yesterday and was attended by top leaders of ruling coalition parties-CPN-UML, UCPN-Maoist, Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal (RPP-N) and Madhesi Janadhikar Forum-Democratic (MJF-D)-ruling …

KATHMANDU, May 6: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has boycotted the House meeting on Friday. Lawmakers from UDMF walked out from the parliament meeting today, expressing disappointment to government’s failure to address their demands over new …

Nepali Congress, UCPN-M meet inconclusive

Posted on: Thursday, May 5, 2016

Nepali Congress, the main opposition party, joined hands with the second-largest ruling coalition partner Unified CPN-Maoist and agitating Madhesi-based parties to topple Oli-led government. The meeting, which took place at an undisclosed location …

They were in the city to address the general convention of the Madhesi People’s Rights Forum (MPRF-Democratic). Top leaders of major parties opined that there is need for national unity among political parties to amend the constitution for resolving the …

Meet Mohna Ansari: Nepal’s first female Muslim lawyer

Posted on: Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016

“I was the first to oppose the deployment of the army to deal with Madhesi agitation. I was the first to speak publicly against that,” she says, referring to recent protests by members of the ethnic group that forms more than a third of the country’s …

Madhesi leaders meet Indian Foreign Secy

Posted on: Sunday, Mar 20, 2016

Landing in Kathmandu on Tuesday, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar started the consultation by meeting a cross section of the leaders of Nepal’s agitating Madhesi population and also conferred with Mr. Oli on the political process in Nepal which led to the …

Discussion begins at SAARC meet

Posted on: Tuesday, Mar 15, 2016

Madhesi leaders meet Indian Foreign Secy. Jaishankar in Nepal Mar 15, 2:10 pm Kathmandu (Nepal), Mar. 15 (ANI): Leaders of Nepal’s Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha (SLMM) met Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar at Hotel Dwarika’s in Kathmandu on Monday.

Mar 15, 2016- Leaders of Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha (SLMM) on Monday met Indian Foreign Secreary S Jaishankar at Hotel Dwarika’s in Kathmandu. Sanghiya Samajwadi Forum Nepal leader Ashok Rai, Tarai Madhes Sadbhawana Party Chairman Mahendra Raya …

Nitish reaches Kathmandu, to meet Nepal president, PM

Posted on: Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016

Nitish Kumar was scheduled to meet Nepal Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli on Wednesday as well as President Bidhya Devi Bhandari during his stay in Kathmandu. Sources said the chief minister will also meet Madhesi leaders in a five-star hotel at …

India, Nepal prime ministers meet to repair ties

Posted on: Sunday, Feb 21, 2016

Protests by Nepal’s Madhesi ethnic minority began in September over a new constitution which they said left them politically marginalised, with more than 50 people dying in clashes with police. Kathmandu accused India of imposing an “unofficial blockade …

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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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