KATHMANDU, April 17: Madhesh Province Chief Sumitra Subedi Bhandari has reshuffled the Council of Ministers of the province upon the recommendation of Chief Minister Saroj Kumar Yadav.

KATHMANDU, April 4: The Province Public Service Commission (PSC), Madhesh Province, has postponed the written examination scheduled for Baishak (mid-April to mid-May) to Jestha (mid-May to mid-June).

UML participates in Madhesh govt

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JANAKPURDHAM, March 18: The CPN-UML is participating in the Madhesh Province government with a ministry.

BIRGUNJ, March 12: The police have arrested a groom who annulled his marriage after not receiving the expected golden chain in dowry, following a complaint filed by the bride on Monday night.  The groom, Umesh Shah, employed as a computer operator in the health section of Birgunj Metropolitan City was arrested at 2 AM on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said special arrangements would be made for the Madhesh Province in the coming fiscal year's policy and program and budget.

DHANUSHA, Feb 19: Madhesh Province's Chief Minister Saroj Kumar Yadav has obtained a vote of confidence on Sunday. It is the third time he got a vote of confidence since he assumed the post of the Chief Minister. Of the 104 Province Assembly members present in the House, 69 voted for Yadav while 35 voted against him.

JANAKPURDHAM, Feb 17: Madhesh Province Chief Minister (CM) Saroj Kumar Yadav will take the vote of confidence on Sunday.

JANAKPUR, Jan 25:  Anand Prasad Dhungana and Pooja Chaudhary of the ruling coalition have been elected as members of the National Assembly from Madhesh province.

JANAKPURDHAM, Jan 25: Voting in Madhesh Province for the National Assembly member election has been completed. Voting was held on Thursday for two posts of members of the National Assembly from Madhesh province.

JANAKPURDHAM, Jan 19: The 6th Sacrifice Day is being marked in Madhesh Province today, commemorating the completion of 17 years of the Madhesh Movement for the cause of federalism and inclusion.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The gross domestic product (GDP) of Madhesh Province is expected to grow by 1.69 percent to Rs 707 billion by the end of the current fiscal year.

BIRGUNJ, (Parsa), Dec 22: The farmers in the districts of Madhesh Province won't have to face a short supply of chemical fertilizers this year for the winter crops including wheat.

JANAKPURDHAM, Dec 12: Madhesh has become a focal point for both political discourse and dissent against the existing political system, primarily revolving around issues of republicanism and federalism. Ram Raja Prasad Singh, a prominent figure from Madhesh, not only advocated for a republic in Nepal through an article in the "Times of India" in 1956 but also took direct action by leading the Janawadi Morcha in 2042 BS.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Around 43 percent of farmers’ households in Madhesh Province are found to be unable to meet their annual requirement of foods out of the products they grow.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: A delegation comprising the Madhesh Province Chief Minister and leaders from the coalition partners today called on Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and submitted a six-point memorandum calling for the effective implementation of federalism.

DHANUSHA, Oct 11: All the preparations for the first provincial convention of Nepal Communist Party (UML) Madhesh Province to be held in Janakpurdham from today have been completed.

JANAKPUR, Sept 28: The Madhesh province government has announced a public holiday on Thursday on the occasion of the birthday of Prophet Muhammad, a festival for people from the Muslim community.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Disturbing statistics reveal that in Nepal, a staggering 43 percent of children aged between six months and five years suffer from anemia. This concerning data, sourced from the Nepal Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) for 2022, underscores the prevalence of anemia among this vulnerable age group. Furthermore, the report highlights that anemia is more widespread among children under five years of age compared to women aged 14 to 59, with children facing a nine percent higher risk.

JANAKPURDHAM, Sept 5: People's representatives from Madhesh Province have said federalism was being questioned because of the lack of devolution of power as per the constitution.

JANAKPURDHAM, Aug 10: The Madhesh province government on Wednesday decided to provide Rs 1 million each to carry out relief and rescue operations in eight districts of the province.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: The Janamat Party has demanded the government to provide relief to the farmers suffering in dry areas of Madhesh.

KATHMANDU, August 2: Although almost seven years have passed since the operation of the health insurance program, this program has not started yet in all local bodies in the Kathmandu Valley.

MAHENDRANAGAR, Aug 1: More than 2,000 cattle died of lumpy skin disease in Madhesh Province. It is a huge toll on livestock, thereby impacting agriculture and income.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: The cabinet in Madhesh Province has been reshuffled for the sixth time after two ministers belonging to the Janamat Party led by Dr CK Raut resigned from the post on Monday. The Janamat party had one minister and one state minister in the cabinet of Madhesh province.

JANAKPURDHAM, July 31: Two ministers of Madhesh Province have resigned from their posts. A minister without portfolio and a minister of state have resigned from their posts.

BIRGUNJ, July 2: Farmers of Madhesh province have been assured that there will be no shortage of fertilizers this year.

JANAKPURDHAM, June 21: “When security personnel and customs officials join hands, anything can be transported,” this is the statement of Ram Jiban Yadav, a local Republica ran into near the Thadhi Customs Office in Madhesh Province.

JANAKPURDHAM, June 16: Madhesh Province government is going to bring its budget for the next financial year 2023/24 today.

JANAKPURDHAM, June 14: Saroj Kumar Yadav, the chief minister (CM) of Madhesh Province, has received the vote of confidence for a second time. On Tuesday, all 103 provincial assembly members present in the provincial assembly gave their vote of confidence to CM Yadav.

JANAKPURDHAM, June 6: The Madhesh Province government is unveiling its policies and program for the coming fiscal year 2023/24.

LSP participates in Madhesh govt

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KATHMANDU, May 25: The Loktantrik Samajwadi Party (LSP) has joined the Madhesh Province government.

JANAKPURDHAM, May 23: The Madhesh province government has been expanded with the induction of three new ministers from the Nepali Congress and the CPN (Unified Socialist).

JANAKPURDHAM, May 23: Nepali Congress(NC) is going to participate in the Madhesh Province government led by Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP).

Young man found dead in Saptari

May 14, 2023 13:20 pm

JANAKPUR May 14: The dead body of a young man has been found in Saptari.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Less than average rainfall is predicted during the monsoon this year. According to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, there is a possibility of lower rainfall than average in most parts of the country (35 to 55 percent) during the monsoon that starts from June 1 and ends on September 30 this year.

JANAKPUR, March 29: The Madhesh province government has expressed its solidarity to the ongoing movement of the loan sharking victims.

JANAKPUR, March 15: The National Harawa-Charawa Forum has demanded the Madhes Province government to introduce a rehabilitation programme with multi-dimensional poverty alleviation and collect their details after forming a high-level Harawa-Charawa rehabilitation committee.

JANAKPURDHAM, Feb 10: FM radios being operated in Madhesh Province are facing a crisis owing to the decreasing advertisement revenue and other managerial reasons.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: After the participation of the CPN (Maoist Center), the Council of Ministers of Madhesh Province has been completed.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: There has been an inordinate delay in the expansion of the cabinet in Madhesh province. Chief Minister Saroj Kumar Yadav has found it difficult to expand his cabinet even three weeks after the formation of the four-member cabinet.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: The 70th World Leprosy Day is being marked today by organizing different programmes under the theme of “Act Now. End Leprosy”.

JANAKPURDHAM, Jan 16: The Speaker's election in Madhesh Province has been postponed for a day. The Speaker's election is scheduled to be held tomorrow. Secretary Ranjit Kumar Yadav of the Provincial Assembly informed Republica that the meeting of the Provincial Assembly has been postponed to mourn the loss of life in the plane crash in Pokhara.

JANAKPUR, Jan 13: The newly-appointed chief minister (CM) of Madhesh Province, Saroj Kumar Yadav, along with three ministers, took the oath of office and secrecy amidst a special function today. Province Chief Harishankar Mishra administered the oath to Chief Minister Yadav and three ministers on Friday.

JANAKPRDHAM, Jan 13: The newly-appointed Chief Minister of Madhesh Province Saroj Kumar Yadav is taking the oath of office and secrecy at noon today, according to the Office of the Province Chief.

JANAKPURDHAM, Dec 29: The Nepali Congress is conducting elections today to elect the leader of its parliamentary party (PP) in Madhesh Province. Two people have registered their candidacies to become the PP leader of the party.

JANAKPURDHAM, Oct 14: Chief Minister of Madhesh Province Lal Babu Raut, who is also a leader of Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP), is preparing to sack ministers belonging to Nepali Congress (NC).

2.9 million voters in Madhesh Province

October 9, 2022 12:20 pm

SAPTARI, Oct 9: There are 2.91 million voters eligible to vote in Madhesh Province in the November 20 election to the House of Representatives and provincial assemblies.

DHANUSHA, Sept 29: The Bardibas-based Office of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has submitted the 32nd annual report to Madhesh Province Chief Harishanker Mishra.

DHANUSHA, Sept 11: Chief Minister of Madhesh Province, Lalbabu Raut has urged the youths from the province working in South Korea to put in investment in Madhesh Province.

BIRGUNJ, Sept 4: Janata Samajwadi Party Nepal (JSP) has recommended the Chief Minister of Madhesh Province Dr Lalbabu Raut as a candidate for the Provincial Assembly member from Parsa Constituency Number 1 (b). In the previous election too, he was elected as a member of the Provincial Assembly from the same constituency.