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Nepal’s key Madhesi party splits on anniv

Posted on: Friday, Apr 20, 2018

Kathmandu: Nepal’s major Madhesi party Rastriya Janta Party-Nepal (RJPN) on Friday split on its first anniversary after a disgruntled group formed a new party. The disgruntled group of 32 party workers led by RJPN vice-chairman Ashok Kumar Yadav quit the …

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s major Madhesi party Rastriya Janta Party-Nepal (RJPN) today split on its first anniversary after a disgruntled group formed a new party. The disgruntled group of 32 party workers led by RJPN vice chairman Ashok Kumar Yadav quit the party …

While the document was meant to consolidate Nepal’s status as a democracy and contained a number of highly progressive clauses, it drew the ire of minority groups like the Madhesi, an ethnic group in southern Nepal with close ties to India. The Madhesi …

Nepal’s Oli Wins ‘Game Changers’ From India

Posted on: Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018

The blockade drove Oli to embrace China for supplies of essentials, especially oil. The Madhesi agitation saw Oli being toppled as prime minister – which, too, is attributed to the ‘India hand’. To make matters worse, when Oli’s party — at the …

I invite all, including Indian media, to focus on this positive discourse. 8. The recent floor test had even some Madhesi parties supporting you. However, you have in the past been seen as anti Madhesis and that’s one reason why authorities in India have …

The inclusion of Madhesi parties in the Oli government is expected to further ease bilateral ties. Concerns over Madhesi representation were at the core of India’s concerns over the 2015 Nepali Constitution. There has, moreover, been progress in …

Bhandari re-elected Nepal’s President

Posted on: Tuesday, Mar 13, 2018

Bhandari was candidate of the ruling Left Alliance supported by two major Madhesi parties. She defeated Kumari Laxmi Rai of Nepali Congress, the main opposition party. In the election held on Monday, Bhandari mustered 39,275 votes while her rival candidate …

In the 275 seat Federal Parliament, 268 votes were cast and Oli received 208 votes. The move came as a surprise to many as Oli and the Madhesi parties did share “acrimonious” relations in the past where Madhes based parties used to depict him as an …

Qatar- Nepal’s PM wins vote of confidence

Posted on: Monday, Mar 12, 2018

In the 275-seat Federal Parliament, 268 votes were cast and Oli received 208 votes. The move came as a surprise to many as Oli and the Madhesi parties did share ‘acrimonious relations in the past where Madhes based parties used to depict him as an ‘anti …

Nepal’s PM wins vote of confidence

Posted on: Sunday, Mar 11, 2018

In the 275-seat Federal Parliament, 268 votes were cast and Oli received 208 votes. The move came as a surprise to many as Oli and the Madhesi parties did share “acrimonious” relations in the past where Madhes based parties used to depict him as an …

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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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