Posts tagged ‘situation

Maldives Crisis: A Catch-22 Situation for India

Posted on: Friday, Mar 30, 2018

Nepal’s antagonistic behaviour towards India, after the trade blockade over the Madhesi issue in 2016, serves as a recent example of possible strategic repercussions of any such attempt. Furthermore, Yameen may possibly cash in on the opportunity …

South Asia Situation Reports

Posted on: Friday, Jul 7, 2017

Nepal will seal its border with India to prevent cross-border interference from political elements sympathetic to the Madhesi, a community of Indian origin living along the Terai plains, ahead of the June 28 Municipal elections, INTV reported June 26.

DARBHANGA/ ARA: The rising incidents of out-of-control simians raiding agriculture farms, invading homes and attacking people have created panic in Darbahanga and Madhubani districts of Mithila region in north Bihar and Bhojpur in western part of the state.

Won’t join govt in present situation: Gachhadar

Posted on: Monday, Mar 20, 2017

Mar 20, 2017- Madhesi Janadhikar Forum-Loktantrik Chairman Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar has said his party would not join the government in the given circumstances. “Our party can join the government only after a package deal on constitution amendment with …

Speaking at the annual meeting of senior officers comprising Brigadiers, Major General and Lt. Generals, Gen Chhetri said visible discontent of the Madhesi groups with the Constitution, increasing hiatus between the constitutional bodies and intense …

The flood situation in Bihar remained grim as heavy rains continued to lash terai regions of neighbouring Nepal causing damage to crops and dwellings in 14 districts. While no fresh flood-related death was reported on Sunday and the toll stands at 95 …

Assam flood situation improves

Posted on: Saturday, Aug 6, 2016

The flood situation improved as districts of Darjeeling, Coochbehar and Jalpaiguri, which have been receiving heavy rains for several days in many places in the Terai and plains of North Bengal, went dry for the second consecutive day. – PTI

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.