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It is expected that Oli’s upcoming visit will strengthen the partnership between the two countries which got a major blow after Madhesi agitation coupled with New Delhi’s imposition of economic blockade on Nepal after promulgation of the new …

Nepal PM’s India visit to focus on building trust

Posted on: Wednesday, Apr 4, 2018

Nepal Prime Minister KP Oli’s first visit to India since being re-elected will focus on building confidence and providing an opportunity to the two sides to move past the differences that began with the Madhesi blockade and the fall of the previous Oli …

Most say the 2015 blockade, where New Delhi was accused of withholding trucks at the border with Nepal for four months to support Madhesi protesters and put pressure on the Nepali government to amend its constitution, has now been put behind. Mr. Modi …

Confidence building key in Nepal PM visit

Posted on: Wednesday, Apr 4, 2018

Nepal Prime Minister KP Oli’s first visit to India since being re-elected will provide an opportunity for the two sides to move past differences that began with Madhesi protests and were heightened by the fall of his previous government in 2016.

Oli’s last stint as PM had seen relations between the two sides go through a period of strain. Two factors had contributed towards this – the 2015 Madhesi blockade for which Kathmandu blamed New Delhi and New Delhi’s displeasure at Oli for trying to …

An impression came to take hold that India was unduly interfering in Nepal’s internal politics – further exacerbated by the 2015 Madhesi blockade for which Kathmandu blamed New Delhi. Oli today is back in power after a near sweep by a leftist coalition …

So far, India hasn’t formally welcomed Nepal’s constitution which was promulgated despite dissatisfaction of Madhesi parties. Shortly after the constitution was promulgated, New Delhi had asked the then government to carry out seven point amendment …

Nepal visit to strengthen friendship: Swaraj

Posted on: Thursday, Feb 1, 2018

Swaraj will hold meetings with Nepali President Bidhya Devi Bhandari and outgoing Nepali prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba. She will also meet with CPL-UML chief Oli, Maoist leader Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda and Madhesi leaders.

Meanwhile, many from the Nepali Congress and Madhesi parties are working hard to break the alliance of the two communist parties and lure Prachanda with an offer to make him the prime minister for full five years by supporting him from outside. Sources in …

Swaraj to embark on two-day visit to Nepal

Posted on: Monday, Jan 29, 2018

She will also meet with CPL-UML chief Oli, Maoist leader Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda and Madhesi leaders. This will be also Swaraj’s first visit to Nepal after the three-tier elections ended in December. During a recent event in Kathmandu, Indian …

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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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