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He claimed that the government took the decision in its bid to forge consensus with the agitating Madhesi parties. In response, the EC commissioners reminded the PM that the EC was prepared to hold local level elections at once in all 744 local levels on …

Dahal tells RJPN he’ll quit this week

Posted on: Monday, May 15, 2017

On the occasion, Madhesi leaders had raised the issue of withdrawal of police cases against their cadres, compensation for those killed or injured and martyrs’ status for those killed in the course of the Madhes agitation. While informing that the …

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 …

Probe in Mithila Mohan case still on, CB tells court

Posted on: Thursday, Apr 6, 2017

The investigation into the Mithila Mohan murder case is progressing by “concentrating” on Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu for tracing the remaining accused persons in the case, according to a statement filed by the Crime Branch in the Kerala High Court.

10 provinces? Maybe, Dahal tells Nefin team

Posted on: Friday, Jan 13, 2017

in an apparent bid to address the concerns of Madhesi and Janajati forces, through an amendment to the constitution. While talking to the newly elected team of Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (Nefin) on Thursday, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal …

Local polls only after amendment: NC tells UDMF

Posted on: Saturday, Dec 31, 2016

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: In an attempt to allay the concerns of the agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) that the major parties were headed toward election without amending the constitution, the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has told the UDMF that that …

A three-point agreement reached among the CPN (Maoist Centre), the Nepali Congress and the agitating Madhes-based parties on August 3, the day Dahal was elected prime minister, said the new government would address the concerns raised by the Madhesi and …

UDMF tells PM to table bill soon

Posted on: Tuesday, Oct 4, 2016

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal today assured the United Democratic Madhesi Front leaders that the government was committed to table a constitutional amendment bill between Dashain and Tihar. The PM today called the Chair of Terai Madhes Democratic Party …

Following the assurance, the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has scheduled a meeting for Monday. According to Jha, the PM has assured agitating parties that the amendment will be mainly on five issues — languages, citizenship, composition of …

Hold ‘inclusive dialogue’, India tells Nepal

Posted on: Friday, Sep 16, 2016

Jaishankar said. This remark indicated that Delhi would maintain dialogue with the Madhesi leaders who had demanded that Prime Minister Prachanda should address representational and territorial concerns of their community, within a short time span.

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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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