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This happened despite India’s stiff resistance to OBOR. The blockade along the India-Nepal border due to the Madhesi crisis had angered a large part of the Nepalese population, allowing China to step in as an alternative to India by providing not only …

Diplomatic Standoff Brews Between India and Nepal

Posted on: Monday, May 9, 2016

According to reports, Ambassador Ranjit Rae along with his Nepalese counterpart in Delhi made a secret visit to the Terai region of Nepal and met with Madhesi leaders. Following the development, Nepal has recalled its Ambassador in Delhi, Deep Kumar …

As the standoff between the agitating Madhesi forces and the government/three major parties continues even after the passage of two constitutional amendments, Madhesi parties are seriously mulling over formation of a grand alliance. The agitating forces …

The constitution amendment bill passed with two-thirds majority in favour Parties tabled the bill to end months-long blockade which caused crippling shortage of fuel and supplies But Madhesi protesters say the bill is incomplete and does not address their …

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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