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After a long deliberation, Nepal government has advanced with the amendment bill in a move to bring the agitating Madhesi parties on board to take part in the third phase of the local-level polls slated for next month.

Nepal govt to put Amendment Bill to voting next week

Posted on: Saturday, Aug 12, 2017

After a long deliberation, Nepal government has advanced with the amendment bill in a move to bring the agitating Madhesi parties on board to take part in the third phase of the local-level polls slated for next month. Leaders of the Rastriya Janata Party …

So far, Nepali Congress has won in six local units, while Madhesi Janadhikar Forum-Democratic has secured victory in two local units. UML and FSF-N have emerged victorious in one local unit each. NC has been elected to the top post in Inaruwa and Ramudhani …

Kathmandu: Nepal’s agitating Madhesi parties have agreed to participate in the second phase of local-level elections to be held on Wednesday, the government said. Rastriya Janta Party Nepal (RJPN), Madhesi party and Biplab-led Maoist party have fielded …

Marathi film Muramba, starring Amey Wagh and Mithila Palkar and directed by Varun Narvekar, is a romantic comedy with a difference, says Pune Mirror. It mainly deals with an aftermath of the end of a relationship and deliberates over the possibility of …

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 …

House session to end in a week

Posted on: Sunday, Mar 19, 2017

This means the constitution amendment bill will not be put to vote in this session. Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal had recently told the United Democratic Madhesi Front, which has launched street protest against the local polls, that the constitution …

About the government’s preparations to make the Bijay Kumar Gachhadar-led Madhesi Janadhikar Forum-Loktantrik and the Kamal Thapa-headed Rastriya Prajatantra Party governing allies, PM’s chief political adviser Chakrapani Khanal said Gachhadar’s …

India’s statement assumes significance as the Bill has been framed to address the grievances of the Madhesi Front. The Bill has however been opposed by both the main opposition Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) and the Madhesi …

LLRC report not likely before first week of Dec

Posted on: Sunday, Nov 13, 2016

They say the criteria is biased against the people living along the southern plains and that local level restructuring based on current criteria would disenfranchise Madhes and Madhesi constituencies. Altogether 19 district technical committees are yet to …

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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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