News Archive: June – July, 2006

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Tripathi hints at conspiracy
Gorkhapatra, Nepal – July 29, 2006
certificates before elections to the Constituent Assembly, Tripathi also said that any wrongdoing by the Government in regard to the Madhesi community would be

Student group publicly burns newspapers and magazines
Reporters without borders, France – Jul 27, 2006
Reporters Without Borders today condemned the burning of newspapers and magazines by members of the Madheshi Student Front in Janakpur (southern Nepal) on 21

Probe Commission grills zonal administrators
Kantipur Online, Nepal – Jul 26, 2006
Dahal added. Likewise, Janak Jangali, Janakpur Administrator said, “There was no drama in Janakpur during the movement.”. Bheri and

Cops draw a blank in the blasts case
Daily News & Analysis, India – Jul 23, 2006
Bangladesh-based terror operatives. “We need to find out why he often visited Janakpur, a holy city in Nepal,” said another officer.

Fake currency racket, Babri riot shadow over Mumbai’s suspects
Indian Express, India – Jul 22, 2006
From Basopatti, it just takes a 45-minute motorcycle ride to Nepal’s Janakpur town, one of the many corridors which the ISI utilises to run its counterfeit

From health to politics, issues figure prominently
Gorkhapatra, Nepal – Jul 27, 2006
Mahendra Prasad of CPN- UMl demanded that the government pay attention to the issue of the Madhesi people in Terai region who played a crucial role in historic

Maoists propose federal republic in new constitution
Nepalnews.com, Nepal – Jul 27, 2006
They have also proposed to divide the country into nine states namely Kirat, Madhesi, Tharuwan, Newar, Tamang, Tamuwang, Seti, Mahakali, Bheri and Magarat.

‘Maoists started war in Siraha, Saptari’
Kantipur Online, Nepal – July 27, 2006
She also slammed human rights activists for ignoring the violations. “They are ignoring it since only terai people are being victimized.”.

Manage weapons for interim govt: Paswan
Gorkhapatra, Nepal – Jul 25, 2006
to solve the problems by holding talks regarding the declaration to break the cease-fire against the Terai Mukti Morcha by the Rastriya Madhesi Morcha, a

Federal structure good option: Deuba
Gorkhapatra, Nepal – Jul 24, 2006
and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the Federal System can only include all the people of dalit, indigenous and Madhesi communities in

Media groups condemn burning of newspapers
Nepalnews.com, Nepal – Jul 22, 2006
According to reports, a group of about 15 youths associated with Nepali Madhesi Students’ Front, affiliated to Madheshi People’s Rights Forum, burnt copies of

Maoists Busy in Nepal’s South
NewsBlaze, CA – Jul 23, 2006
The resulting influx of “pahadis,” people from Nepal’s mid-hills, to the fertile region caused ethnic tensions with the indigenous “madheshi” people, which the

Media groups condemn burning of newspapers
Nepalnews.com, Nepal – Jul 22, 2006
According to reports, a group of about 15 youths associated with Nepali Madhesi Students’ Front, affiliated to Madheshi People’s Rights Forum, burnt copies of  

Strategy May Stave Off Extinction
Environment News Service – July 21, 2006
The study highlights positive conservation developments within the Terai Arc Landscape Project, which aims to link 12 protected areas in the Himalayan

Confusion, Contradiction And Cacophony Of Discord
Scoop.co.nz (press release), New Zealand – July 21, 2006
In any case, most Terai-based politicians are these days more occupied by attempting to focus attention to their demand for providing citizenship certificates

UML Asks Govt To Help Freed Kamaiyas
Himalayan Times, Nepal – July 21, 2006
for three days. The Kamaiyas were freed from five districts in the mid and far-western Terai regions six years ago. The UML standing

A Dinosaur for Future Generations?
KLTV, TX – July 20, 2006
Dinerstein points to the success of programs in the Russian Far East and in the Terai Arc Landscape in Nepal and India, where tigers have begun using the

Man and beast
 
Nepali Times, Nepal – July 21, 2006,
In the past, the Tharu people of the tarai had a monopoly on the capture, training and care of elephants, which they managed on behalf of the Shahs and the

Time running out
Nepali Times, Nepal – July 21, 2006
Within 20 years, the thick hardwood forests of the Charkose Jhadi were nearly gone and the newly malaria free inner tarai was filled with new hill settlers.

Marvelous Marmelous
Nepali Times, Nepal – Jul 13, 2006
Not so with bel juice. The bel fruit grows wild in Nepal’s tarai forests and has been used in traditional ayruvedic medicine.

RPP, NSP stress congenial environment for CA election
Gorkhapatra, Nepal – July 21, 2006
Morang, he said the Party has raised the issue of Constituent Assembly ever since its establishment considering the permanent wellbeing of Madhesi as well as

Nepal’s ‘Abe Lincoln’ arrested for championing freed ’
India eNews.com, India – Jul 18, 2006
Once owners of their own land in the terai plains, they were ousted in the 1960s when the malaria eradication programme began, and became virtual slaves

Over 150 former Kamaiyas arrested

Nepalnews.com, Nepal – July 20, 2006
More than 150 former Kamaiyas (bonded labourers) were arrested during their protest in front of Singha Durbar,….

‘Beware of peddlers of Madhesi rights’
Kantipur Online, Nepal – July 20, 2006
BY SHYAM SUNDER SHASHI. JANAKPUR, July 20 – Maoist chairman Prachanda has said that some groups are active in deceiving Madhesis  

Nepal: Maoists Declare War Against JTMM
Samudaya.org, AZ – July 18, 2006
… Yesterday on July 17 it announced an armed war against its breakaway faction — the Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha (JTMM), fearing violence in the Terai zone …

Rebels Declare War against Splinter Faction
Nepal human Rights News, Nepal – July 18, 2006
Kathmandu, July 18: The Maoists have declared an armed war against the Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha (JTMM), an armed faction that separated from their mother …

JTMM’s Terai Bandh Cripples Life In Siraha
Himalayan Times, Nepal – July 18, 2006
A bandh called by the Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha (JTMM) in the Terai region brought life in Siraha district to a standstill today. …

Nepal MPs exhort government to ensure basic rights to Madhesis  July 16, 2006 

Members of Parliament (MPs) in Kathmandu today slammed the government for apathy towards giving citizenship to Madhesi people or to children whose

Democratic institutionalisation on focus Infrastructure to be
Gorkhapatra, Nepal – Jul 12, 2006
Dr. Mahat said that he had set aside funds to make arrangements for the provision of citizenship certificate to Terai residents before the election of

RJP for provincial assemblies in new constitution
Gorkhapatra, Nepal – Jul 12, 2006
citizens. Thousands of citizens, especially those from the Madhise community living in the Terai have been deprived of this right.

RPP to support lasting peace efforts, says Rana
Gorkhapatra, Nepal – July 16, 2006
Stating that while making interim constitution as per the inclusive principle, all castes, genders, indigenous, Terai, Dalit, minority community people along

Maoists Declare War Against JTMM
OhmyNews International, South Korea – July 16, 2006
Yesterday on July 17 it announced an armed war against its breakaway faction — the Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha (JTMM), fearing violence in the Terai zone

Under The Shadow Of Instability
Nepalnews.com, Nepal – July 16, 2006
be started this year, special arrangements will be initiated for the improvement of the standard of the postal highway and other subsidiary highways in terai.

Nepal: Maoists Declare War Against JTMM
오마이뉴스, South Korea – July 16, 2006
Yesterday on July 17 it announced an armed war against its breakaway faction — the Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha (JTMM), fearing violence in the Terai zone

Maoists declare war against breakaway outfit
Nepalnews.com, Nepal – July 16, 2006
The CPN (Maoist) has declared an armed war against the Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha (JTMM), an armed outfit separated from it two years ago.

Maoists Declare War Against Breakaway Faction
Himalayan Times, Nepal – July 16, 2006
Organising a press meet in Rajbiraj on Monday, central member and chairman of the Madhesi Rastriya Mukti Morcha, Matrika Prasad Yadav, Said, “We were
Maoist leader Yadav declares war against JTMM
Kantipur Online, Nepal – July 16, 2006
RAJBIRAJ, July 17 – CPN-Maoist Central Committee member and Chairman of the Maoist-affiliated Madhesi Rastriya Mukti Morcha, Matrika Yadav on Monday announced
‘Nepalese should build solidarity for peace talks’
Gorkhapatra, Nepal – Jul 16, 2006
General Secretary of the Madhesi Rastriya Mukti Morcha, Prabhu Saha said that sustainable peace would be restored in the country after the establishment of a
‘Involve ethnic groups in statute-making’
Gorkhapatra, Nepal – Jul 14, 2006
He said that the dalits, indigenous communities and people from the Terai must be given a participatory role in all important national agendas.

Parliamentarians give mixed comments on budget
Gorkhapatra, Nepal – Jul 14, 2006
Rajendra Mahato of Nepal Sadbhawana Party (Anandidevi) said that the budget had not addressed the problems of the people in Terai.

Yadav suggests PM to resign if he fails to implement eight-point
Nepalnews.com, Nepal – Jul 14, 2006
He warned that Nepal would disintegrate if the citizenship issues of the Terai people are ignored. “The Terai people will no longer

PM should have resigned: Matrika Yadav
Himalayan Times, Nepal – Jul 14, 2006
He warned that Nepal would disintegrate if the citizenship issues of the Terai people are ignored. “The Terai people will no longer
RJP for provincial assemblies in new constitution
Gorkhapatra, Nepal – Jul 12, 2006
citizens. Thousands of citizens, especially those from the Madhise community living in the Terai have been deprived of this right.

Women rights activists demands citizenship guarantee to women
Nepalnews.com, Nepal – Jul 14, 2006
four million. The problem is serious among the Madhesi and Badi women whose parents are not known or whose husband had died. Access
Political parties urged to clarify concept about CA
Gorkhapatra, Nepal – Jul 13, 2006
In Janakpurdham: Speakers of a seminar on ‘inclusion in the constituent assembly’ organized here by the Loktantric Madhesi Samaj said the present political

Nepal: “light at end of tunnel” —for tribal peoples too?
World War 4 Report, NY – 11 Jul 2006
In 2004 there were notable splits in Saptari, where Maoist leader Jay Krishna Goit separated from the Madhesi National Liberation Front, and in the eastern

Interim Constitution Ensuring Democratic Principles
Gorkhapatra, Nepal – 10 Jul 2006
Not only between the parties and the Maoists; civil society, professional organizations, women, Janajati, Madhesi and Dalit communities, etc.

Proportional representation demanded
Gorkhapatra, Nepal – 2 Jul 2006
KATHMANDU, July 2: Madhesi Loktantrik Alliance organised Singha Durbar gherao with five- point demand on Sunday as its first phase programme to have

Madhesis protest exclusion

Kantipur Online, Nepal – 2 Jul 2006

KATHMANDU, July 3 – The Democratic Madhesi
Alliance staged a sit-in at the main gate of Singhadurbar at 4 pm Sunday as a part of their six-day protest against

Sahana Pradhan stresses rights of women in CA polls

Gorkhapatra, Nepal – 28 Jun 2006
election. She advocated that women must be participated on behalf of the population including dalits, Madhesi and from indigenous group.

Gang Kills Two “Maoists” in Kapilvastu
Himalayan Times, 
Nepal – 28 Jun 2006
Meanwhile, the Maoists have clarified that Bhagirathi was the district member of Madhesi Mukti Morcha and Keshav a party cadre.

Tripathi for fresh census before election of the Constituent

Nepalnews.com, Nepal – 27 Jun 2006
“The government should be engaged in discussing about how to include indigenous people, women, Madhesi and Dalits in the election for a constituent assembly

Miniater Tripathi For Census Before CA Polls
Himalayan Times, 
Nepal – 27 Jun 2006
“The government should be engaged in discussing about how to include indigenous people, women, Madhesi and Dalits in the election for a constituent assembly

Provide citizenship to all Madhesies: Matrika Yadav
Gorkhapatra, Nepal – 26 Jun 2006
RAJBIRAJ, June 25: Central member of CPN-Maoist and Chairman of the Madhesi Rastriya Mukti Morcha, Matrika Yadav has said that if steps were not initiated to

CPN-UML urges Maoists to stop extortion

Gorkhapatra, Nepal – 25 Jun 2006
The present Government should resolve the citizenship problem facing members of the Madhesi community and establish inclusive democracy by incorporating all

Resolve Citizenship Issue or Face CA Poll Boycott: Matrika
Himalayan Times, Nepal – 25 Jun 2006
central leader Matrika Yadav on Sunday said the constituent assembly poll would be boycotted if citizenships were not granted to the Madhesi people before the

Interim govt only after arms mgmt, says Aryal Maoists to lay down
Gorkhapatra, Nepal – 24 Jun 2006
In Rajbiraj, Central Member of the CPN-Maoist and Central President of the Madhesi National Freedom Front, Matrika Yadav said that the People’s Liberation

Janajatis To Organise ‘Broad Political Conference’
Himalayan Times, 
Nepal – 20 Jun 2006
“A broad front will be formed among the indigenous nationalities and the Madhesi, Dalit and women and discussions on common agendas will be held,” said

Maoists abduct former DDC member
Nepalnews.com, Nepal – 20 Jun 2006
Yadav of the Ramgram Municipality was taken away from the programme venue of the first district conference of the Maoist aligned Madhesi National Liberation

Maoists Kidnap Ex-DDC Member in Nawalparasi
Himalayan Times, 
Nepal – 20 Jun 2006
of the Ramgram Municipality was forcibly taken away from the programme venue of the first district conference of the Maoist aligned Madhesi National Liberation

Madhesi community in NY to work for Madhesis of Nepal

Nepalnews.com, Nepal – 19 Jun 2006
The Madhesi community in New York ahs decided to work for the 13 million Madhesis in Nepal with added vigor in the run up to the constituent assembly elections

Citizens meet opts for a republic Nepal
Nepalnews.com, Nepal – 19 Jun 2006
impact during the election to constituent assembly including issues like gender equality, fiscal policies and place of indigenous, Dalit, Madhesi, women and

Proportional representation emphasised

Gorkhapatra, Nepal – 14 Jun 2006
KIRTIPUR, June 14: The conference of the Nepal Madhesi Student Front concluded at the Tribhuvan University CEDA
Building today.

Maoists violating code of conduct; continuing atrocities

PeaceJournalism.com, Nepal – 11 Jun 2006
Army of Maoist affiliated Madhesi Liberation Front participated in a programme held at the Phulkahapatti village development committee.

Maoists violating code of conduct; continuing atrocities

Nepalnews.com, Nepal – 11 Jun 2006
Army of Maoist affiliated Madhesi Liberation Front participated in a programme held at the Phulkahapatti village development committee.

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