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Following the adoption of the new constitution in 2015, the ethnic Madhesi group protested for months, saying they weren’t getting enough territory in one of the states and were also facing discrimination. Violent clashes not only left more than 50 people …

Of elections in neighbouring Nepal

Posted on: Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017

The Madhesi Rashtriya Janata Party (RJP) and the Federal Socialist Forum, in alliance are supporting the Democratic Alliance. The Left alliance was curiously born when Prachanda was part of the first ever Right-Left coalition Government during the festive …

The decision to scrap the project comes on the eve of Nepal’s elections which will be held on November 26 and December 7, which is expected to see a three-way competition between the left alliance, Nepali Congress and the Madhesi parties. Get latest news …

The biggest failure of Deuba has been his inability to get the two important Madhesi groups the RJP and the FSF-N into the democratic alliance. The two Madhesi groups have come to an understanding in sharing the seats in province number 2 by themselves and …

Nepal aims to draw global attention in climate meet

Posted on: Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017

The Nepali delegation led by Minister for Population and Environment Mithila Chaudhary will take part in several events, sharing Nepal’s concerns on the effects of climate change that the country confronts. The twenty-third session of the COP to the …

But if at all they do so that could only help the radical elements to foster. Mural in Kathmandu made by the Madhesi Rashtriya Mukti Morcha The formation of alliances is a new culture in Nepalese politics. One of the most important factors that united the …

Lastly, will you say that the Madhesi issue has finally been put to rest? What the Madhesis are demanding regarding fair and adequate representation under the new constitution are things that were already agreed upon in writing between the Madhesi …

The FSF-N and the RJP of the Madhesi groups are demanding 35 percent of the parliamentary seats and 40 percent of the provincial seats in the first past the post system. 35 percent comes to 58 out of a total of 165 seats and 40 percent comes to 132 of the …

Leftist alliance is a threat to nation: Nepal PM

Posted on: Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017

It has thrown flak at the party for its lust for power. “CPN-UML previously termed the Madhes movement as a protest for disintegration and issued inappropriate comments against Madhesi people.” The manifesto reads. Apart from it, NC has come forward with …

“CPN-UML previously termed Madhes movement as a protest for disintegration and issued inappropriate comments against Madhesi people is now gradually falling into a trap of extremism and fake nationalism,” the manifesto reads. Apart from it, the Nepali …

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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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