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The latest two instances were seen when India and Nepal could not come on the same page over internet access and the rights of Madhesi people. China has provided broadband internet in Nepal now. Over the question of Madhesis when there was huge blockade …

And in province number 2, polling date has been rescheduled for the fourth time to bring agitating Madhesi parties on board and will be held on third phase in 18 September 2017. To fulfill some Madhesi demands, the present ruling coalition government of …

The RJP-N also inaugurated its new party office today. The new office, which the leaders said is temporary, is located in Babarmahal in the house of the Nepal Madhesi Civil Servants Employees’ Forum and was jointly inaugurated by five leaders of the …

Despite their initial reluctance, NC and Maoist Center now look desperate to amend the constitution to appease the Madhesi voters and bring the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) on board the elections. Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba appears even more …

Over 6,000 trafficked in 2015-16, says NHRC report

Posted on: Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017

Of the total trafficked individuals, people from Janajati community accounted for 48 percent followed by Brahmin/Chhetri (29 percent), Dalit (15 percent) and Madhesi (eight percent).

Govt at a loss over Myadi deployment

Posted on: Sunday, Jul 2, 2017

The Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha’s decision to boycott and disrupt polls and growing activities of the Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN have made situation in Bara, Dhanusha, Mahottari, Parsa, Rautahat, Saptari, Sarlahi and Siraha districts of Province 2 …

Wisely, Deuba has chosen a small cabinet with three from the Nepali Congress, three from the Maoist Centre and one from the Terai group of Madhesi People’s Rights Forum- Democratic. The important post of Home Minister who has to oversee the three tier …

Rift surfaces in RJP-N over registration for polls

Posted on: Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017

A Madhesi leader told THT that RJP-N leaders discussed about registering their new party with the EC, but member of the RJP-N presidium Mahendra Ray Yadav told the meeting that he wanted to contest the second phase of local polls on the basis of his old …

RJP-N still in dilemma over joining local polls

Posted on: Thursday, May 25, 2017

Earlier, the Dahal’s Cabinet had also decided to withdraw cases against leaders and cadres of Madhesi and Janajati forces caught during the Madhes and Tharuhat movements. However, PM Dahal’s vehement attempts to make an amendment to the constitution …

RPP quits coalition govt over impeachment motion

Posted on: Tuesday, May 2, 2017

The government in not facing a crisis now, but could be reduced to a minority if another partner Madhesi Jana Adhikar Forum decides to pull its support. The RPP has said the impeachment motion is likely to leave long-lasting and negative impacts on the …

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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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