Posts tagged ‘Power



Power And Politeness

Posted on: Monday, Mar 20, 2017

The Kanchanpur incident took place at a time when the differences over the contents of the Nepali Constitution are likely to snowball into yet another phase of unrest with the United Democratic Madhesi Front. This could have grave implications for Nepal …

‘Major parties wrangling for power’

Posted on: Thursday, Jan 5, 2017

“Our party will kick-start the campaign to collect signatures nationwide after some time,” Bhattarai said. Bhattarai asked the parties to address the demands of Madhesi and ethnic people through statute amendment.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed UP’s fifth Parivartan rally in Bahraich on Sunday through mobile phone as his helicopter couldn’t land in the terai town situated on the Nepal border due to poor visibility. However, that hardly deterred him from …

The amendment bill will not be revised. Nor will the government withdraw it Dec 4, 2016- Hours before top leaders of five of the seven constituents of the Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha, an alliance of agitating Madhes-based parties, held “a lunch …

In the 598-member Parliament, the Nepali Congress has 207 seats, Oli’s Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist) or CPN (UML) has 181 seats, the CPN (MC) 83 seats and the Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha (an alliance of Madhesi parties …

Power and discourse

Posted on: Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016

It is unfortunate that most people from Sankhuwasabha or Baitadi have little understanding of Mithila varnashram, arts, crafts, language, script, food, etc, while people from Janakpur and Rajbiraj have little understanding of Newari culture. Similarly …

Oli’s wishlist also includes completion of the India-assisted Hulaki Road (postal road) project in Terai area within five years; laying of cross-border power transmission lines and developing a state-of-art hospital in Kathmandu. Both countries recently …

Madhubani dist power scenario remains grimTimes of IndiaMadhubani: Despite tall claims by the state government and assurances given by the state energy department, power scenario in Madhubani district continues to be grim. CM Nitish Kumar's emphasis on improving power supply situation in the state and his …

The Guardian Insight: Maliki consolidates power, fails to reconcile IraqisReutersBAGHDAD/DUBAI (Reuters) – Nuri al-Maliki's political skills have kept him at the pinnacle of power in Iraq since 2006, but the Shi'ite Muslim leader has yet to heal the wounds of a country traumatized by tyranny, occupation and communal strife. His critics say …Maliki calls for world's […]

NC, UML's protest just for gaining state power: Upendra YadavRepublicaBIRATNAGAR, Feb 2: Chairman of the Madhesi Janadhikar Forum Nepal, Upendra Yadav, claimed that current street protests organized by the Nepali Congress, and the CPN-UML, including others, was just for gaining the state power. Talking to RSS at his … mithila OR maithili OR madhesi – […]

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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.