CPN-UML ministers in Madhesh government submit resignationBy Ajit Tiwari
With the latest development, the UML has withdrawn its support to the government headed by Chief Minister Saroj Kumar Yadav, who had sought resignations following a change in the alliance at the federal level.
UML’s Ram Chandra Mandal elected Madhesh Province assembly SpeakerBy Ajit Tiwari
Mandal received 74 votes to claim the post while his opponent Jangi Lal Rae of the Nepali Congress got 29 votes.
JSP provincial assembly leader Saroj Kumar Yadav appointed Madhesh province chief ministerBy Ajit Tiwari
Yadav staked claim to the post with the support of 63 provincial assembly lawmakers from the CPN-UML, CPN (Maoist Center), Janmaat Party and three independent lawmakers.
Cold waves throw life out of gear in several districts across TaraiBy Ajit Tiwari
Five people died due to severe cold in the past three weeks. People from impoversihed Musahar, Dom and Chamar communities among the most affected.
Five die, nine injured in Dhanusha road accidentBy Ajit Tiwari
A van carrying wedding attendants and a pickup truck collided head-on causing the fatalities.
Thakur’s party struggling for survival with poor poll presenceBy Tufan Neupane & Ajit Tiwari
The party of veteran leader Mahantha Thakur is unable to field candidates in many local units and wards of Madhesh Province.
Province 2 endorses Madhes as its name, Janakpurdham as provincial capitalBy Ajit Tiwari & Santosh Singh
Two separate proposals for name and capital were endorsed by a two-thirds majority of the assembly as stipulated in the constitution.
Province 2 sees rise in drowning incidentsBy Ajit Tiwari
As many as 285 cases of death by drowning were reported in the province in the last 27 months.
Annual budget, policies presented amid protests in several local units of Province 2By Ajit Tiwari & Shiva Puri
Security personnel lobbed two dozen tear gas canisters to contain the situation after a violent clash ensued between rival political parties in Maulapur Municipality of Rautahat district on Thursday.
A man died outside a pharmacy after three hospitals in Janakpur turned him awayBy Ajit Tiwari
Janakpur Provincial Hospital turned a Covid-19 suspect away citing a lack of beds in the ICU. The man went to two private hospitals before returning home because he could not afford treatment there.
10 megawatts of solar power evacuated to national grid in Province 2By Ajit Tiwari
Nepal immediately needs at least 200 megawatts of energy to become self-reliant during the dry season and solar energy is the best option, experts say.
Shatrughan Mahato, of Dahal-Nepal faction, replaces Satya Narayan Mandal as Province 2 assembly leaderBy Ajit Tiwari
Out of 32 members of Nepal Communist Party in Province 2 Assembly, 19 belong to the Dahal-Nepal faction.
Agitation due to prolonged border closure in Province 2By Ajit Tiwari
The border has been closed since March 21 to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
Province 2 has seen highest number of coronavirus-related deathsBy Ajit Tiwari & Bhusan Yadav
As many as 85 Covid-19 patients have died in the province as of Sunday, according to the Social Development Ministry in Janakpur.
Province 2 does not have enough beds for surging number of Covid patientsBy Ajit Tiwari
The provincial government has declared its plan to add 500 beds across hospitals in the province to accommodate the increasing number of coronavirus patients.