Madhesi parties

Madhesi parties warn Nepal govt against holding May polls

Nepal's Madhesi parties have warned the government that they would disrupt the May 14 locals election if their demands, including proportional representation in Parliament, are not addressed.

Apr 17, 2017, 14:01 PM IST

Elections essential for political stability in Nepal: K P Sharma Oli

Nepal's main opposition leader K P Sharma Oli today appealed to agitating Madhesi parties to participate in the local polls, saying elections are essential for consolidating democracy and bringing about political stability in the country.

Mar 01, 2017, 20:18 PM IST

No link between India trip and Constitution amendment: Nepal PM

On the eve of his maiden visit to India, Nepalese Prime Minister Prachanda on Wednesday expressed his government's commitment on amending the new Constitution to make it acceptable to all sides and said that his trip to New Delhi was not linked to it.

Sep 14, 2016, 18:52 PM IST

Nepal heading to humanitarian crisis: Thapa to Indian envoy

Thapa urged the Indian envoy to help ease the supply of essentials including petroleum products and LPG as the country is heading towards a humanitarian crisis.

Nov 24, 2015, 00:15 AM IST

Nepal asks India to ease supplies, calls protesters for talks

Nepal on Monday asked India to remove the ongoing obstruction at its border and resume the supply of fuel and essential commodities to the Himalayan nation.

Nov 09, 2015, 19:05 PM IST

US does not want protests in Nepal to be disrupted by violence

The US has said it will support the right of citizens in Nepal to protest peacefully and doesn't want to see any protest activity disrupted by violence as the country is facing agitations for over a month against the new Constitution.

Oct 27, 2015, 05:39 AM IST

China mulling 1,000 MT of fuel supply to Nepal

Amid a blockade of trade points between India and Nepal by agitating Madhesi parties, China is mulling providing 1,000 metric tonnes of fuel to help the landlocked country tide over an acute shortage of petroleum products during the festival season.

Oct 24, 2015, 16:23 PM IST

Nepal looks for alternate fuel supplies as crisis deepens

Nepal Thursday floated a global tender seeking bids for the supply of fuel to the landlocked country as the crisis surrounding petroleum products deepened due to continued blockade of a key border trade point with India amid protests over the new Constitution.

Oct 08, 2015, 18:14 PM IST

PM Modi must take note of 'worrying' Nepal situation; China may take advantage: Yashwant Sinha

Amid deterioration in ties between India and Nepal over the promulgation of the new Constitution there, senior BJP leader and former external affairs minister Yashwant Sinha on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take note of the worrying situation in the neighbouring country.

Sep 30, 2015, 13:04 PM IST

Nepal PM in fresh appeal to Madhesi parties for talks

Nepal's Prime Minister Sushil Koirala today made a fresh appeal to Madhesi parties agitating over a proposed constitution to join its drafting process and help find a peaceful way to end the violent street protests that has claimed 33 lives.

Sep 10, 2015, 14:24 PM IST

Madhesi parties and the Maoist form alliance

Nepal`s main opposition party UCPN (Maoist) and six Madhesi parties on Thursdaty formed an alliance to push for their demand of identity-based federalism.

Jul 11, 2014, 01:23 AM IST

Madhesi parties in Nepal to join Federal Democrati

A grouping of Madhesi parties has decided to form an alliance to reach a consensus on drafting a new Constitution.

Aug 13, 2012, 20:41 PM IST

Madhesi parties to protest on Nepal dress code

The Madhesi parties demanded economic and political rights including more representation in the state structure.

Aug 21, 2011, 20:07 PM IST

Nepal: Talks on power devolution rejected

Nepal`s Terai plains are home to about half of the
country`s 30 million people, and the residents of the region,
are known as Madhesis, who are of Indian ethnic origin.

Aug 05, 2011, 23:54 PM IST

Nepali Congress, Maoists woo Madhesi parties to head govt

Nepal`s two largest parties,
Nepali Congress and UCPN-Maoist, who are in the race to form a
new government on Sunday stepped-up efforts to woo the Terai-based
Madhesi parties.

Jul 18, 2010, 22:02 PM IST

Nepal`s Madhesi parties claim right to lead new govt

Amid the deadlock over
government formation in Nepal, Terai-based Madhesi parties
have claimed the right to lead a new coalition in a bid to
meet the new deadline set by President Ram Baran Yadav.

Jul 08, 2010, 18:46 PM IST

Hindi row: ‘Hurt’ Madhesi parties to back Nepal govt

The Terai-based Madhesi parties on Monday said they will continue to support the moderate Communist-led government but asked it to amend the Constitution to allow public office holders to take oath in their mother tongue.

Sep 07, 2009, 17:51 PM IST