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Nepalese policymakers began to get suspicious. Thus began a spiral of distrust and animosity, deepened by allegations of Indian funding of some Madhesi leaders,” says Geja Sharma Wagle, a strategic affairs analyst affiliated with the Nepal Institute for …

Reach out to Nepal, Bhutan

Posted on: Thursday, Feb 22, 2018

more so after the Narendra Modi government gave him little comfort on the Madhesi issue during the Constitution-making in Nepal in 2015, when he was last PM. Mr Oli’s statements on taking office were certainly not intended to soothe nerves in India.

Oli, 65, who had served as Nepal’s prime minister from October 11, 2015 to August 3, 2016, was forced to resign following a political crisis in the Himalayan nation over the Madhesi issue. Madhesis, mostly of Indian-origin had been demanding amendment of …

Delhi’s opportunity in Nepal stability

Posted on: Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018

During his last stint as prime minister, Oli’s proximity to China drew Delhi’s ire. Additionally, it was during Oli’s term that the Madhesi agitation culminated in an economic blockade, which the Oli government blamed on India. Not surprisingly …

Oli, 65, who had also served as the country’s prime minister from October 11, 2015 to August 3, 2016, was forced to resign following the political crisis in the Himalayan nation over the Madhesi issue. Madhesis, mostly of Indian origin, had been …

Oli, 65, who had also served as the country’s prime minister from October 11, 2015, to August 3, 2016, was forced to resign following the political crisis in the Himalayan nation over the Madhesi issue. Madhesis, mostly of Indian-origin had been …

Oli, 65, who had also served as the country’s prime minister from October 11, 2015 to August 3, 2016, was forced to resign following the political crisis in the Himalayan nation over the Madhesi issue. Madhesis, mostly of Indian-origin had been demanding …

Mr Oli, 65, who had also served as the country’s prime minister from October 11, 2015 to August 3, 2016, was forced to resign following the political crisis in the Himalayan nation over the Madhesi issue. Madhesis, mostly of Indian-origin had been …

Oli, 65, who had also served as the country’s prime minister from October 11, 2015 to August 3, 2016, was forced to resign following the political crisis in the Himalayan nation over the Madhesi issue. Madhesis, mostly of Indian-origin, had been demanding …

Nepal: Constitution not equal for women

Posted on: Monday, Feb 19, 2018

“Recently, I read about Mithila Devi of Matihani, Mahottari. A Nepali citizen by descent, Mithila Devi has been married to a man from India who has been living with her in Mahottari for last 38 years. Her son Arjun Sah was born in Mahottari and has been …

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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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