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

May 25, 2023 15:40 pm

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.

JANAKPURDHAM, August 25: Madhesh Province government has increased the salary and benefits of chief minister, ministers and province assembly members. New salary-scale was published in the province gazette on August 21 as per the cabinet decision held on August 8.

JANAKPURDHAM, August 15: Madhesh Chief Minister (CM) Lal Babu Raut and the ministers in his Cabinet staged a sit-in in front of the office of the Province Chief on Sunday, demanding immediate adjustment of the police at the provincial government.

JANAKPURDHAM/ BARA, August 12: Last Wednesday at 8:30PM, a car with Indian registration number BR 01 BN 47 loaded with sacks of clothes that had been smuggled through the Madar customs checkpoint area hit a cyclist on the Siraha-Choharwa road section. The driver left the car on the road and ran away after Dinesh Sada and Yasin Dhami of Siraha Municipality-22 who were riding the bicycle were injured. After reaching the accident site and investigating, a police team from the Bishnupur Police Station recovered three sacks of clothes inside the car. The car with the recovered clothes was handed over to the District Customs Office Madar on Thursday through the District Police Office, Siraha.

RAUTAHAT, JULY 21: In Madhesh Province, there was an increase in the number of actions taken against vehicles violating traffic rules in the last fiscal year. There has also been an increase in revenue collection due to the actions taken against vehicles.

JANAKPURDHAM, July 18: Agriculture is considered the main basis of prosperity of Madhesh Province. The provincial government has been emphasizing a commercial agriculture system to increase agriculture, irrigation and agricultural production to make the province prosperous. But during the paddy planting season, the government has become a mute spectator when the farmers of Madhesh are without fertilizers and any means to irrigate their fields.

JANAKPURDHAM, July 12: Madhesh Province’s Finance Minister Sailendra Prasad Shah has reached Kathmandu to meet the Prime Minister with a demand to extend the payment period till the last day of this week. Shah is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and request him to arrange the payment by July 16.

Chief Attorney or private lawyer?

July 4, 2022 12:30 pm

KATHMANDU, July 4: Dipendra Jha, the legal advisor to the provincial government, i.e. the chief attorney of Madhesh Province, has become a private lawyer and argued on behalf of the defendant in a case. On Sunday, going against the constitution and the law, Jha argued in the Supreme Court as a private lawyer against the appointment of Inspector General of Police. However, he is the Madhesh Province’s chief legal advisor.

JANAKPUR, July 1: As many as 501 persons died in various disasters in various districts of Madhesh Province in the first 11 months of the current fiscal year.

JANAKPUR, June 30- The Madhesh Province government has decided to provide a monthly allowance of Rs 21,000 each to the families of martyrs, who died during the Madheshi struggles spearheaded by the Madhes-based parties and the decade-old Maoist insurgency.

KATHMANDU, June 16: Madhesh Province Chief Minister Lal Babu Raut has said that the construction of the Nijgadh International Airport cannot be deferred.

JANAKPURDHAM, June 16: The Madhesh Provincial Government has made public a budget of Rs. 46.88 billion for the coming Fiscal Year 2022/23.

JANAKPUR, June 9: The Madhesh Province Assembly has unanimously endorsed the provincial government's policies and programs for fiscal year 2022/23.

KATHMANDU, June 1: Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) lawmaker Pradeep Yadav has said that the Madhesh Province has been cheated in the budget presented by the government for the coming fiscal year 2022/23.

JANAKPUR, May 6: Madhesh Province has no new cases of COVID-19 reported lately. With all eight districts in the Province having no new cases of Coronavirus infection for some time, the Province has been declared COVID-19 free.

DHANUSHA, April 5: An anti-typhoid vaccination campaign is being launched in Madhesh Province from April 8. The government is implementing the campaign from April 8 to May 1 in order to minimize human loss caused by typhoid, according to the Province Health Directorate.

JANAKPUR, March 25: A meeting of the Madhesh Province Assembly is taking place at 2:00 pm today.