Mithilesh Yadav

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Family, ethnic ties decisive in tarai polls

Published On: June 12, 2017 05:00 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

BARIYARPATTI (SIRAHA), June 11: Ramautar Yadav, an aspirant for the post of chairperson of Ward No.1of Bariyarpatti Rural Municipality, is yet to be picked by any party to contest the upcoming election. But he claims that he will win the polls easily, if he gets the chance.

Musahars deprived of allowance for not having toilets

Published On: June 1, 2017 12:50 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, June 1: Sixty-three years old Gauri Saday of Sakhuwanankarkatti Rural Municipality is compelled to live a miserable life in her old age. Gauri, who can't even move from one place to another without a stick has no one to look after her. She has visited the rural municipality office many times seeking government allowance, but she always returns home empty-handed. “You are not going to get the allowance until you build a toilet in your house,” the officials of the rural municipality always tell her.

RJPN suspends protest programs

Published On: May 31, 2017 04:11 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, May 31: As the government rescheduled the second phase of the local level elections on June 28, the agitating Rastriya Janta Party Nepal (RJPN) has suspended all programs of protest.

Poll-opposing Madhesi parties in a fix over contesting elections

Published On: May 29, 2017 12:10 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, March 29: With the deadline to register candidates for the second phase of local elections now just four days away, Madhesi parties opposing the polls are in dilemma whether to dedicate their time and resources planning for protests or to contest in the polls.

Madhesi parties into polls to prevent cadres from quitting party

Published On: May 26, 2017 12:40 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, May 26: In the next seven days, Madhes-centric parties will have to decide whether or not to participate in the second phase of local elections slated for June 14. Since those parties that have remained undecided about participating in the elections are losing their cadres to other parties, some of the Madhes-centric parties are opting to participate in the election due to immense pressure from their cadres.

Parties set to adopt failed alliance strategy again

Published On: May 24, 2017 08:37 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, May 24: Electoral alliances between various political parties in the first phase of local elections failed to garner the number of votes they had expected. Yet, undeterred by the failure, political parties are mulling to form electoral alliances in the second phase of the local elections slated for June 14.

Parties determined to adopt failed electoral alliance strategy again

Published On: May 24, 2017 01:10 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, May 24: Electoral alliances between various political parties in the first phase of local elections failed to garner the number of votes they had expected. Yet, undeterred by the failure, political parties are mulling to form electoral alliances in the second phase of the local elections slated for June 14.

Abducted child found dead in Siraha

Published On: April 29, 2017 08:47 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

KATHMANDU, April 29: Police in Siraha on Friday have recovered the dead body of a two year old child, who was abducted a few days ago.

An icon of struggle (with video)

Published On: April 25, 2017 08:59 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, April 25: Within just five years of marriage, her husband brought a second wife. It was hard for a mother of two to shoulder the responsibility of her children after being separated from the estranged husband. But she still stayed strong and kept going.

UDMF struggles to resist poll aspirants despite boycott stance

Published On: April 21, 2017 08:31 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, April 21: United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), which has been threatening to obstruct the upcoming local elections unless the constitution is amended to its liking, is now finding it hard to resist the election fever spreading among its own party members. More and more aspirants from the party and associated entities have announced  their interest in running for different posts in the election.

Judshital festival being observed with gusto in Terai districts

Published On: April 15, 2017 10:46 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, April 15: Judshital festival is being observed with gusto in the districts of the Terai region.

33 Musahar families overjoyed to receive food items (with photo feature)

Published On: April 14, 2017 12:50 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

MURABARI(MIRCHAIYA), APRIL 14: As New Year  2074 BS ushers in, 33 Musahar families living at Murabari of Mirchaiya, Siraha district are overjoyed at receiving such food items as rice, cereals, vegetables and grain powder.

Infighting within parties over tickets

Published On: April 11, 2017 08:38 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, April 10: With just 33 days to go for the local-level elections, mayoral aspirants in Siraha are getting involved in intense infighting within their respective parties for tickets.

Ex-prez urges political consensus

Published On: April 10, 2017 04:42 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, April 9: Former President Ram Baran Yadav has expressed concern over the political parties' inability to forge a consensus to resolve the current political impasse.

Former President Yadav urges for political consensus to ensure elections

Published On: April 9, 2017 05:28 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, April 9: Former President Ram Baran Yadav urged that the elections are essential for all the people across the country and suggested leaders to develop consensus to make environment for the elections.

Police take 18 UDMF cadres into control in Lahan

Published On: April 8, 2017 02:54 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, April 8: Police have taken 18 cadres of the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) into control from Lahan, Siraha when they tried to obstruct a program of CPN-UML on Saturday afternoon.

Govt moves to address Musahars’ woes

Published On: April 8, 2017 07:53 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

MIRCHAIYA (SIRAHA), April 7: Although their plights still remain largely ignored, people from the underprivileged Musahar community in southern plains are finally getting the governments’ due attention.

Govt moves to address Musahars' woes

Published On: April 8, 2017 03:18 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

MIRCHAIYA (SIRAHA), April 7: Although their plights still remain largely ignored, people from the underprivileged Musahar community in southern plains are finally getting the governments' due attention.

The never ending miseries of Musahars

Published On: April 1, 2017 06:26 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, March 31: One-and-a-half-year old Chandrika Sada is nagging her sister for food. Gudiya, Chandrika's elder sister is forcing water in her mouth. The water fetched from a well is dirty and stinking. The toddler again asks for food, but her sister keeps pouring water again. After a while, Chandrika stops crying.

Chure destruction rampant again

Published On: March 25, 2017 12:10 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, March 25: Deforestation in the Chure region has escalated once again even as the government reportedly shelved its 'plan' to lift ban on extraction of Chure resources following widespread criticism.