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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 …

According to him, the government was working out to convince the agitating Madhesi parties to take part in the local level elections scheduled for May 14. “Elections won’t stop at any cost,” he said, mentioning that the Election Commission has been …

Won’t join govt in present situation: Gachhadar

Posted on: Monday, Mar 20, 2017

Mar 20, 2017- Madhesi Janadhikar Forum-Loktantrik Chairman Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar has said his party would not join the government in the given circumstances. “Our party can join the government only after a package deal on constitution amendment with …

Won’t allow constitution amendment: UML leaders

Posted on: Sunday, Mar 12, 2017

He accused them of forcing innocent Nepalis to go to the forefront of protests and politicizing their deaths later. “The so-called Madhesi Morcha wants more deaths to politicize them later,” said Oli adding, “Guided by someone else, they provoked our own …

The agitating forces, including Madhesi parties have, however, registered their parties with the EC, said Mainali. A total of 113 parties, including the agitating Madhesi parties have registered themselves with the EC within the given deadline. Earlier …

“The communities have encroached upon forest land, and we need to remove them from the area,” Kahkashan Naseem, Divisional Forest Officer, Terai West, says. Zainab Khatoon, another Van Gujjar, who had rushed to save Fareed’s house from being …

Only then will it be endorsed by the Cabinet. The Madhesi parties have been opposing the local bodies as provisioned in the constitution, and they have been critical of the recent report as well. They argue that power has been transferred from the …

UDMF won’t accept LBRC report: Leaders

Posted on: Saturday, Jan 7, 2017

The Mahantha Thakur-led Tarai Madhes Democratic Party, a constituent of United Democratic Madhesi Front, issued a press release saying it would not accept the Local Bodies Restructuring Commission’s report. The LBRC submitted its report to the government …

“Madhesi parties only won 11 seats from Madhes. UML has alone obtained 40 seats,” said Oli in a threatening voice, “Do not think that Tarai folks can be fooled.” He announced that an awareness campaign will be soon held from Mechi to Mahakali.

The move was also against the spirit of federalism, he claimed. The leader said there was no alternative to taking the dissatisfied United Democratic Madhesi Front on board the Constitution implementation process.

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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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