Posts tagged ‘Report

In March, five protesters were killed and 16 others injured when police used firearms to disperse Madhesi protesters in Saptari district. — HNS

South Asia Weekly Report | Vol. XI Issue 8

Posted on: Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018

In the aftermath of the implementation of this new national architecture, a lot of contrary-sentiments were garnered as the Constitution was supposedly exclusive of the Madhesi and the Janjati acknowledgments. Though portrayed as a non-interfering stance …

Tarai-Madhes unrest probe commission submits report

Posted on: Saturday, Dec 16, 2017

Seven police personnel, including Nepal Police Senior Superintendent of Police Laxman Neupane, Chief, Seti Zonal Police Office, Dhangadi, and a two-year-old boy were killed when thousands of agitators loyal to Tharuhat and United Democratic Madhesi Front …

The clash between the security forces with the Tharuhat and the United Democratic Madhesi Front on August, 2015 resulted in widespread violence increasing the death toll in the movement. The minority Madhesis have been demanding that the government amend …

Madhesi and Dalit women reported experiencing the highest proportions of psychological, physical and sexual spousal violence, with the Kewat, Musahar, Dusadh/Paswan/Pasi and Khatwe groups being among the 10 groups with the highest proportions of all three.

HC seeks report on Mithila Mohan case

Posted on: Friday, Nov 10, 2017

KOCHI: The Kerala High Court has directed the Crime Branch probing the murder of abkari contractor Mithila Mohan to file a statement explaining the details of the additional evidence collected by it since the filing of the last report before the court.

Oli signed the treaty at the height of the Madhesi agitation and their blockade of Indian goods to provide a major opening for China to reduce the dependence of the landlocked country on India, even as the transportation of essentials through the Himalayan …

FSFN expresses concern over CDC report

Posted on: Friday, Sep 1, 2017

Established in February 1993, the Kathmandu Post, Nepal’s first privately owned English broadsheet daily, is today Nepal’s leading English language newspaper, with a daily circulation of 82,000 copies. This makes the Post Nepal’s second-most widely …

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).

Saptari leaders condemn LBRC report

Posted on: Thursday, Jan 19, 2017

He further called on the Madhesi populace to be ready for agitation if rights are granted. The leaders spoke on the occasion of the 10th Balidani Diwas that Madhes-based parties marked today to commemorate the death of Ramesh Mahato of Siraha during 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.