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The rival centrist Nepali Congress alliance of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, comprising Madhesi parties and former royalists, is not likely to pose much of a challenge. This means that after a change of 10 administrations in as many years, Nepal could …

In a programme organised by the Federal Press Forum in Rajbiraj, Saptari district this morning, FSF-N Chair Yadav said that the time had come to take proportional lead by the Indigenous people and nationalities, Dalit, Madhesi, among other marginalised …

Statute revision must for its implementation: Yadav

Posted on: Sunday, Oct 15, 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 …

Asif Saleh, senior director, strategy, communications and empowerment, BRAC, moderated the discussion. Actors Rafiath Rashid Mithila and Iresh Zaker, blogger-activist Arif Zebtik, BRAC Gender Justice and Development programme’s director Anna Minj also …

The overriding element of this goal, at present, is to ensure Nepal’s fractious leadership does not pass a Constitution that creates a polity that is permanently biased against its Madhesi population. Its other goal is to persuade the several political …

The blockade was lifted in February 2016. It started after Nepal promulgated a new Constitution in 2015 without addressing the concerns of the Madhesi people who live in the southern plains of the country and who believe that some provisions of the …

Aren’t you even a little fed up with the way things are? Look at all the other places — Magadha, Mithila, Kashi, Kanchi, Delhi, Kashmir — where else is in such a mess? Where else do people have to eat grass for lack of food — or thorns, or anthills …

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 …

The Nepal government has tabled a new Constitution amendment bill in the Parliament to address the demands of the agitating Madhesi parties ahead of the local elections. Madhesis, mostly of Indian-origin, launched a prolonged agitation between September …

The goal was to give the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), the new coalition of six small Madhesi parties, enough time to register with the election commission and take part in the second phase. The RJPN had opted out of the first phase as it held mostly …

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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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