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Madhes Chief Minister secures vote of confidence amid opposition parties’ boycott (kh 16/04/2024), Madhesh lawmakers resort to vandalism in provincial assembly : Accuse Speaker Ramchandra Mandal of taking ahead proceedings forcefully (kp 17/04/2024), Madhesh Council of Ministers reshuffled after LSP quits government (rep 17/04/2024)

Loktantrik Samajbadi Party quits Madhes govt (kh 16/04/2024)

NC withdraws support from Madhes govt (kh 22/03/2024), Madhesh Province undergoes Cabinet reshuffle (kh 23/03/2024), Madhesh chief minister reshuffles Cabinet again : In Sudurpaschim, Congress chief minister plans to go for a floor test within a few days, by Ajit Tiwari and Arjun Shah (kp 24/03/2024)

UML participates in Madhesh govt, by Surendra Yadav (rep 18/03/2024)

Thori laments unmet promise of developing it into a tourism hub : In 2022, the Madhesh cabinet had declared Thori as a tourist destination with Rs10 million development pledge, by Shankar Acharya (kp 24/02/2024)

Madhes ministers prioritizing small projects to woo cadres (ae 19/02/2024)

Madhes CM Yadav garners Vote of Confidence again (kh 18/02/2024)

Chief Minister Yadav of Madhesh Province set to seek vote of confidence today (kh 18/02/2024)

JSP and Janamat struggle for political dominance in Madhes (kh 26/01/2024)

Clash in Rajbiraj leaves Education Minister and three MPs injured (kh 22/01/2024), Growing Yadav-Raut rivalry unfolds at foundation-laying event : Observers call it ‘vote-bank politics’ (kp 23/01/2024), Janamat Party quits Madhesh Province govt, withdraws support (rep 23/01/2024), Janamat Party quits Madhesh government : The decision follows a dispute over the foundation-laying function for a university in Saptari, by Ajit Tiwari (kp 24/01/2024)

Madhesh province government to celebrate Swabhiman Diwas on January 17 (rep 12/01/2024)

Is there growing opposition to republicanism and federalism in Madhesh?, by Mithilesh Yadav (rep 13/12/2023)

Dismal Financial Inclusion in Madhesh, by Anurag Gupta (rep 11/12/2023)

Madhesh Province govt to announce protest against federal govt (rep 08/11/2023), A government against another government: Madhesh province gives 30 days ultimatum to federal government (nlt 09/11/2023)

Madhesh struggles with rising cases of missing children : Lack of study and authorities’ inaction hamper efforts to tackle the problem. Number of missing female children is higher than males, rescue group says, by Shiva Puri (kp 15/08/2023)

Flood, inundation survivors to get relief in Madhes (kh 10/08/2023)

Madhes CM expands cabinet for fifth time (kh 31/07/2023)

Two ministers from Janamat party resign from ministerial roles in Madhes (kh 31/07/2023)

Many local units in Madhesh are mired in disputes among elected officials : The discords have paralysed daily administrative work and development activities, by Shiva Puri and Ajit Tiwari (kp 13/07/2023)

UML obstructs Madhesh provincial assembly meeting : Accuses Minister for Economic Affairs Sanjay Yadav of corruption, by Santosh Singh (kp 08/07/2023)

Budget allocated to Madhes is less than revenue from there: Dr. CK Raut (kh 16/06/2023)

Exploring Through The Madhes Capital, by Nayak Paudel (rn 16/06/2023)

Madhesh CM Yadav to take vote of confidence today (rep 13/06/2023)

Maoist Center to boycott Madhes assembly today (kh 08/06/2023)

After Upendra Yadav-CK Raut rivalry, Madhesh politics—and government—won’t remain the same : After a minister was stripped of portfolio, Janamat Party considers pulling out of the provincial administration, by Nishan Khatiwada (kp 25/05/2023)

Madhes Province CM Yadav expands Cabinet (ae 23/05/2023), CPN (MC) decides to pull out of Madhes government (ae 23/05/2023)

A tug of war in Madhesh for chief minister’s chair : Observers say a power-sharing deal in the province looks trickier, by Nishan Khatiwada (kp 17/04/2023)

CM Yadav instructs UML ministers to resign (kh 04/04/2023), Madhesh govt: UML ministers resign (rep 04/04/2023)

LSP to sit in opposition bench in Madhes province (kh 15/02/2023)

Maoist Center joins Madhesh Province government (kh 07/02/2023)

Madhes Province Cabinet expanded CPN-Maoist Centre stays out of the government, by Bal Krishna Sah (ht 04/02/2023)

Madhes province: Cabinet expansion in limbo (kh 01/02/2023)

Madhes province govt’s development expenditure dismal (kh 29/01/2023)

Madhesh Province: Two independent provincial assembly members join JSP (rep 22/01/2023)

LSP to participate in Madhesh Province government (kh 13/01/2023)

Saroj Kumar Yadav appointed chief minister of Madhesh Province (nlt 11/01/2023)

Who will lead Madhesh? As federal coalition partners Janata Samajbadi and Janamat parties haggle with the CPN-UML over the chief minister post, the opposition Nepali Congress is trying to steal the deal, by Nishan Khatiwada (kp 29/12/2022)

10 parties to represent Madhesh Pradesh Assembly (kh 11/12/2022)

Polls in Madhesh: JSP and LSP lose ground (kh 30/11/2022)

UML stands first, NC second in Madhesh in Nov 20 elections (kh 29/11/2022)

CM Raut dismisses NC ministers (kp 14/10/2022)) [Once again, a sign of complete misunderstanding of the federal state: if a party leaves the government at the national level, it is logical that its ministers must quit. But the provincial level must not have anything to do with this. If everything depends on the power-hungry losers at the national level, you can forget about federalism!]

Madhes Pradesh has 2.9 million eligible voters (kh 09/10/2022)

NC Madhesh Province decision not to accept the coalition without 60 percent seats (kh 09/09/2022) [In view of the poor performance of the NC in the previous elections, such a demand is completely out of touch. completely absurd! Regardless, candidates should be chosen by the voters and not selected by party politicians!]

Madhes government announces protest over delay in police adjustment : Internal Affairs Minister Bharat Shah says the first phase will start Sunday (kp 13/08/2022)

Madhesh govt demands extension of payment time (rep 12/07/2022)

Madhesh Provincial Assembly passes tax and non-tax related bill (rep 10/07/2022)

Daughter insurance scheme to begin in Madhesh Province soon: CM Raut (kh 09/06/2022)

Policy and programs being presented in the Madhes Provincial Assembly today (kh 05/06/2022)

In Madhesh Province, the political landscape is changing : Analysts say the CPN-UML will likely gain from the deep divisions in the Madhesi parties and the alliance politics of five ruling forces, by Anil Giri (kp 09/05/2022) [KP Oli has also pursued a sometimes brutal anti-Madhesh policy since 2015 and has shown no understanding for the concerns of the Tarai people. It is hard to imagine that the people have already forgotten this!]

Dr Jha is the 'great fool' of the year (rep 19/03/2022)

As Election Nears, Trend Of Switching Parties Rises In Madhes, by Shiva Shankar Mishra (rn 16/03/2022)

Madhes Pradesh Assembly discussing implementation of Provincial Police Act (kh 22/02/2022)

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