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Ambassador Puri refused to comment on Nepal’s politics, including the local level elections. When asked how India views Madhesi political forces’ hesitation to take part in the second phase of local level elections, the envoy said, “We always wish to …

Congress committed blunder, says Koirala

Posted on: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Koirala said his party was ever ready to address the demands raised by Madhesi parties. “NC is ready to address the demands raised by Madhesis and pave the way for Madhesi parties to take part in the polls, but the CPN-UML is hindering constitution …

He also expressed his hopes that all Madhes-based political parties would take part in local level elecitons and said talks are being held with Rastriya Janata Party and Bijay Kumar Gachhadar-led Madhesi Janadhikar Forum Loktantrik for the same.

“I think there is a need of bringing back our ancient culture as that was more liberal society,” he said at the cover launch of Sita: Warrior of Mithila in the presence of Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon. “The popular version of Sita’s character from …

China, according to reports, has expressed its backing for Nepal’s new Constitution that was strongly opposed by Madhesi groups because of fears that it marginalised their political and constitutional rights. “It is a normal development for China to hold …

“Madhesi parties should be included in the local elections slated for May 14. Postponing the elections by five days won’t make any difference if that brings them [Madhesi parties] to the polls,” said Poudel during a press meet in Baglung on Sunda

In his written reply the Minister said, “However, Sita has been mentioned as having been born in Mithila region in Valmiki Ramayana which is presently dated 2nd Century BC.” Sharma’s reply drew immediate criticism from the opposition, including the Congress.

Tripathi also went to some of the districts of disputed province no. 2 where the disgruntled United Democratic Madhesi Front is demanding a redrawing of the province. He mostly observed the frustration among the people and traced out distinct reasons …

Kathmandu: Nepal’s Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that he has prepared a new proposal on the Constitution Amendment, which he claims will be acceptable to all parties, including the agitating Madhesi Morcha and the main opposition. Addressing a …

According to Maoist Centre Spokesperson Pamhpa Bhusal, the new amendment proposal will address the demands of the Madhesi Morcha as it tries to incorporate most of the issues raised by them. “The Cabinet will also take a decision on increasing the number …

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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.