Posts tagged ‘Power



People power

Posted on: Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

Greater representation of women in local decision-making bodies has clearly struck a chord with Madhesi women. Perhaps the same was the case with Madhesi Dalits. Second, the high voter turnout in Province 2 is also a strong indication that a great many …

Govt abusing state power, says KP Oli

Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017

Oli commented that Nepali Congress and CPN-Maoist Centre had betrayed the people by signing agreement with the Madhesi parties to pass the statute amendment bill from the Parliament. He said that statute amendment bill would not be passed from the …

Coming hard on the RJPN, Oli said that it took part in the prime minister’s elections but is planning to boycott the local level elections, depriving Madhesi people of their franchise to elect their representatives. “In the local level elections …

People in power cannot defeat truth: Rahul Gandhi

Posted on: Monday, Apr 17, 2017

Earlier, Mukherjee honoured 15 selected freedom fighters on the dais by offering him a citation and shawl printed with Mithila painting depicting Gandhi’s struggle. He said about 200 languages are spoken in different parts of the country, all seven major …

Shiraz Lye, Director Sales & Marketing South Asia – IFS handing over the agreement to Pawan Tejwani, Managing Director of Cable Solutions Lanka, as Mithila Ranjithan- Principal Consultant IFS South Asia and Priyanka Irugalbandara, Director Quality Floors …

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 …

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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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