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Apr 23, 2019

Madhesh: Nepali Government Committed to Improving Life in Terai Region

The article below was published by Setopati: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth has said that the government was committed to increasing the economic standard of the people in the tarai. Laying foundation stone of road projects in Karjanha of Siraha on Saturday, Minister Mahaseth said the government has come up with projects to bring a wave of development in the...

Apr 23, 2019

Madhesh: Nepali Government Committed to Improving...

The Nepali Government has publicly announced several infrastructural projects aimed at improving the living conditions in the Terai region. Terai is one of the poorest regions of Nepal, which has long...

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Apr 04, 2019

Madhesh: Positive progress for Madesh in Nepa...

Article published by OnlineKhabar Central Member of the newly-formed Janamat Party, Kailash Mahato has said that the party has no intention of leaving the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation. Mahato,...

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Dec 19, 2018

A Gender Perspective on Water Management and Hygiene...

Although Nepal naturally has abundant sources of water and around 80% of its population has access to drinking water, it is often not adequate for human consumption. According to the International Institute...

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Oct 24, 2018

Madhesh: Climate Change Threatening Communities...

The article below was published by The Voice of Madhesh: Kathmandu, 10 October: Ravi Ale has worked the family’s two hectares of land in eastern Nepal since he was old enough to help his father....

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Oct 17, 2018

UNPO Condemns Arrest of AIM Coordinator Dr CK...

Dr Raut was in Gaur for regular court attendance when he was arrested. supporters of Dr Raut were violently arrested while peacefully demonstrating the arrest outside the premises. The Madheshi are the...

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Oct 16, 2018

Madhesh: Central Coordinator of Swatantra Madhes...

The article below was published by the Kathmandu Post: Police arrested central joint coordinator of Swatantra Madhes Gathabandhan (CK Raut’s group) from Parasi in Western Nawalparasi on Sunday. Kailash...

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Oct 08, 2018

Madhesh: Central Coordinator of the Alliance for...

The press release below was published by Alliance for Independent Madhesh: October 7, 2018 Dr. CK Raut, central coordinator of Alliance for Independent Madhesh (AIM) has been illegally arrested from...

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Oct 05, 2018

Madhesh: Many Hospitalised Due to Violence of...

The report below was sent by the AIM: In Nepalgunj, the Nepal police have beaten Rammanohar Yadav's family members, including his wife. Sunita Yadav, Manohar's wife, is critically injured. More than...

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Oct 01, 2018

Madhesh: Nepali Police Refuses to Investigate...

The article below was published by Kathmandu Post: Police in Kathmandu sent the body of Ram Manohar Yadav for autopsy without seeking consent from the family, according to his brother Bishnu Yadav. A...

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Sep 06, 2018

Madhesh: Thousands Demonstrate in Terai to Call...

The article below was published by The Rising Post: On August 17 [2018] thousands of Madheshi people gathered in Bardaha in honor of Rajib Raut, who was killed during the Madhesh movement. CK Raut and...

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May 15, 2018

Madhesh: Nepali Police Use Force to Arrest Activist...

Watch the video of the protest leading to the arrest of activist Sitla Yadav, highlighting the censorship and brutality of the Nepali police forces.  

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May 14, 2018

Madhesh: Activists Arrested During Peaceful Protest...

  This article has been published by myRepublica: On May 11 [2018], Chief Minister of Province 2 Lalbabu Raut has said that the struggle against the 'discriminatory constitution' was still underway....

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Jan 31, 2018

Madhesh: Pushpa Kamal Dahal States Government...

The article below was published by online khabar:  CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal says the left alliance-led government to be formed soon will prioritise solving problems existing...

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Dec 07, 2017

AIM and UNPO Call for Release of AIM Coordina...

Below is a press release published by the AIM: Nepal Police has arrested Dr. C. K. Raut, Co-ordinator of Alliance of Independent Madhesh (AIM) today from his Janakpur residence by barging into the residence...

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Oct 31, 2017

Madhesh

OVERVIEW The Madheshi are the inhabitants of the Terai region in the south of Nepal at the foothill of the Himalayas on the border to India. The region distinguishes itself from the rest of the country...

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