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Times change, mindsets don’t

Posted on: Friday, Mar 23, 2018

Most of the positions (53.57 percent) are held by Brahmin, Chhetri, Thakuri and Sanyasi people. Janajati people hold 32.14 percent of the posts, and Madhesi and Muslim people account for 14.29 percent of the posts. In terms of gender, males account for 78 …

Himalayan Times Left alliance fails to tie up with Madhesi parties for National Assembly pollsHimalayan TimesAttempts to forge an electoral alliance for the National Assembly election between the left alliance (CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre) and Madhes-based parties (Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal and Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal) failed after the left alliance …

Better times for a battered country

Posted on: Thursday, Dec 14, 2017

At the beginning of this year, following the failure of the government to amend the Constitution to accommodate Madhesi aspirations, things had been looking rather bleak. Now, with the local elections having taken place and new dynamics having come to the …

A few stills from the this Irrfan Khan, Dulquer Salman and Mithila Palkar movie were out and Now that’s what you call a strong ensemble cast. This looks like a perfect collaboration of the best talent. Meanwhile, Karwan, a road trip movie is expected to …

Hindustan Times Prominent Madhesi party to boycott second phase of Nepal local pollsHindustan TimesThe Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal will organise local strikes in Madhes, Tharuhat and Limbuwan focusing on the nomination days–June 13 to 16–and a national indefinite general strike from June 24. world Updated: Jun 11, 2017 21:26 IST. Anil Giri …Nepal's Madhesi party RJP-N […]

Mukherjee in Janakpur – Nepali times (blog)

Posted on: Thursday, Jul 13, 2017

Nepali times (blog) Mukherjee in JanakpurNepali times (blog)India's President Pranab Mukherjee has received a grand reception in Janakpur – a Madhesi town where Nepal's President Bidya Bhandari was humiliated last year. Janakpur is the cradle of the historic Mithila civilisation, and its famous Janaki temple is …Indian President Mukherjee given civic reception by Janakpur peopleNepali […]

Hindustan Times Five Madhesi parties unite ahead of local polls in NepalHindustan TimesFive prominent Madhes-based parties announced their unification on Thursday, becoming the fifth largest party in Nepal's Parliament. world Updated: Apr 20, 2017 21:49 IST. Anil Giri Hindustan Times, Kathmandu. five Madhesi parties unite. File photo of …Five Madhesi parties unify to form Rastriya […]

The Indian Express Nepal Police Fire on Madhesi Protesters, Killing at Least 3New York TimesKATHMANDU, Nepal — The police fired on ethnic Madhesi protesters in eastern Nepal on Thursday, killing at least three of them in the latest flare-up of political tensions over Nepal's Constitution. Members of the Madhesi group have been demanding …Nepal: 3 […]

Hindustan Times Madhesi demand to amend Constitution to be considered only after pollsHindustan TimesNepal's PM Deuba assured Madhesi parties of passing the Constitution amendment bill after the second phase of local polls, and urged parties to support the government in holding the elections. world Updated: Jun 09, 2017 20:54 IST. Anil Giri Hindustan …और अधिक »

Madhesi Commission chair, members to be from same communityHimalayan TimesSocial Justice and Human Rights Committee of the Parliament today passed the report of its Sub-committee that recommended that the chairperson and members of Madhesi Commission should be of Madhesi origin. Discussing the report, the members of 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.