Mithilesh Yadav

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Journalist receives life threat

Published On: March 21, 2017 09:36 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, March 21: Journalist Dilip Singh of Naya Patrika daily from Siraha has received life threat from a principal of a private boarding school.

UDMF cadres tear down local unit signboards, padlock offices

Published On: March 18, 2017 08:24 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, March 18: Cadres of the disgruntled United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) have vandalized signboards of various newly created rural municipalities in Siraha district on Friday. They also padlocked various offices of rural municipalities in the district, expressing dissatisfaction over the restructuring of the local units under the new federal structure.

Madhes protest victims mostly commoners

Published On: March 11, 2017 08:45 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, March 11: On January 19, 2007, the East-West Highway was blocked in Lahan to pressurize the government to release Upendra Yadav, the then President of Madhesi Janadhikar Forum, arrested for burning copy of interim constitution.

The road to Maleth

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

MALETH, March 7 :  As the CPN-UML launched its scheduled Mechi-Mahakali Campaign at Kakarvitta, Jhapa district on Saturday, the Saptari chapter of the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) announced that it was going to foil the main opposition party"s event in Saptari district.

Family members inconsolable after death of breadwinner

Published On: March 8, 2017 09:19 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SAPTARI, March 7: It has been two days since Sabita Mehta of Maleth-2 got bed-ridden. Her relatives have been forcefully feeding her water. She is alive she but not fully conscious. Every time she wakes up she starts screaming: “Let me go, he (Sanjan Mehta) is calling me!” and later gets unconscious.

UDMF cadres vandalize UML city office at Lahan

Published On: March 7, 2017 11:21 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, March 7: The cadres affiliated to the United Democratic Madheshi Front (UDMF) have vandalized the city office of CPN-UML at Lahan.

Oli, UML leaders shelter in APF Camp, Barmajhiya over security reason

Published On: March 6, 2017 07:56 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, March 6:  After the death of a cadre of United Democratic Madheshi Front (UDMF) in Saptari,during the mass meeting of CPN-UML, as a part of Mechi-Mahakali Campaign, former Prime Minister and Chairman of the party KP Sharma Oli and other top leaders  have been shifted to Barmajhiya based Armed Police Force camp.

PM reaches Siraha to inaugurate Mahapuran Saptaha

Published On: February 20, 2017 07:48 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Feb 20: At a time when as all eyes are on Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal to see if his government will announce the election date, the head of government on Sunday flew to Siraha to inaugurate a weeklong Shreemad Bhagwat Mahapuraan, a religious function. Dahal reached there amidst a busy schedule of a series of negotiations with various political parties.

Water sources fast drying up

Published On: February 20, 2017 01:20 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Feb 20: Located on the east-west highway near Lahan, Lalpur village is famous for vegetable farming. When the village was merged into Golbajar municipality a few months ago, the villagers were elated, hoping to receive more services to boost their businesses. However, unlike what they had thought, they are now faced with the serious problem of water shortage. Let alone water for irrigation, the locals do not have adequate water even for drinking. The water crisis has bothered everyone in Golbajar now, thanks to the fast drying water sources.

PM says poll date after deal with Madhes parties

Published On: February 20, 2017 01:10 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Feb 20: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that he will declare an election date only after reaching an agreement with the agitating Madhes-based parties.

‘Madhes needs local polls the most’

Published On: February 16, 2017 08:28 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

JHAPA, Feb 16: The last local level elections took place in the country nearly two decades ago. In the absence of the people’s representatives at the local bodies, local development has critically suffered across the country and Madhes is the hardest hit, say the stakeholders. Poor infrastructure development has made the matter even worse for the Madhes society, they lament.

Excavations in Chure go unabated with backing from authorities

Published On: February 16, 2017 01:10 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Feb 16: Aurahi village in Siraha district used to be known for its agricultural prosperity. That is now just a memory. The once arable lands have turned barren and the village resembles a desert location, with most of the farmland covered in sand.

Unidentified gunmen fire bullets on Maoist cadre Khan in Siraha

Published On: February 12, 2017 12:30 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Feb 12. Unidentified gunmen fired bullets on CPN (Maoist Center) cadre Lalu Khan in Malhaniya-2, Siraha on Sunday morning.

Proposal to lift ban on excavation in Chure worries stakeholders, experts

Published On: February 9, 2017 07:39 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Feb 9: National Reconstruction Authority’s (NRA) to lift ban on excavating construction materials in the Chure forest range to aid in the reconstruction of earthquake affected areas has alarmed conservationists and stakeholders. They have expressed concerns that the step would be exploited to further damage the already fragile Chure ecology.

Secessionist CK Raut produced before court

Published On: February 3, 2017 12:36 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Feb 3: Police have taken secessionist leader Chandra Kanta Raut alias CK Raut, who was arrested yesterday, to the Siraha District Court to seek a remand.

CK Raut to be produced before court, security beefed up in Lahan

Published On: February 3, 2017 12:09 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Feb 3: Police have decided to take secessionist leader Chandra Kanta Raut also known as CK Raut, who was arrested yesterday, to the Siraha District Court to seek a remand. According to chief of the Area Police Office, Lahan, DSP Rajkumar KC, a case on organized crime against the state is already registered against Raut.

Indian national arrested with illegal gold

Published On: January 23, 2017 02:36 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Jan 23: Police have arrested an Indian national with illegal gold while being taken to India.

Security condition beefed up in Lahan as  CK Raut set to arrive

Published On: January 18, 2017 03:02 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Jan 18: Police have beefed up security condition in Lahan after knowing that CK Raut, coordinator of Free Madhes Alliance, is arriving here to address a mass meeting on the occasion of 10th Anniversary of Madhes Movement in the district headquarters of Siraha on Wednesday.

Nine years on, Madhes movement has lost what it gained

Published On: January 18, 2017 01:20 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Jan 18: On January 19, 2007, Ramesh Mahato became the first martyr of Madhes movement after he got killed in course of the movement. Madhes-centric political parties still recall the fateful day he died as they assemble every year at Sahid Ramesh Chowk to reflect on his important contributions to the movement.

Tension flares in Lahan as FSF-N uproots UML flags

Published On: December 24, 2016 01:02 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Dec 24: Main opposition party CPN-UML has held a district level- orientation program in Lahan in the district on Saturday.