Rioting, vandalism in Terai amid UDMF strike against killing of its cadres in Saptari

Janakpur, March 7 Life has come to a halt after the United Democratic Madheshi Front enforced a strike in mid-Madhesh against the killing of three of its activists¬†in police firing during the protest against the CPN-UML’s Mechi-Mahakali Campaign in Saptari district. There’s a sizeable presence of UDMF cadres in Janakpur and Dhalkebar of Dhanusha, where […]

Mechi-Mahakali Campaign: In Rajbiraj, seven UDMF cadres injured in clash with police

Saptari, March 6 Seven UDMF activists sustained injuries in clash with police at Saptari district headquarters Rajbiraj on Monday. The fighting occurred when around 1,000-odd UDMF cadres tried to breach police cordon and head towards the CPN-UML programme venue close to the industrial estate in Rajbiraj. The injured include district-level leaders of the UDMF, including […]

Mechi-Mahakali Campaign: Former lawmaker Yadav hurls her shoes at UML cavalcade

Sunsari, March 6 The Mechi-Mahakali Campaign, the CPN-UML campaign that began in Jhapa district, incited outrage in Inaruwa of Sunsari district on Monday. In Inaruwa, UDMF activists staged protests against the campaign. During one such protest, Sabita Kumari Yadav, a former lawmaker from the Federal Socialist Forum, a UDMF constituent, took off her shoe and […]

Tactfulness or respect for Madhesh? KP Oli presents himself in Madheshi get-up

Inaruwa, March 6 CPN-UML Chair KP Sharma Oli presented himself in a different get-up in course of the party’s Mechi-Mahakali Campaign in Inaruwa of Sunsari district on Monday. While UDMF activists were shouting slogans against Oli, describing him as an anti-Madhesh figure, the UML chief was present at the UML programme donning kurta-suruwal, gamchha (towel),¬†waistcoat […]

Mechi-Mahakali Campaign: Inaruwa feels the heat amid UML-UDMF face-off

Inaruwa, March 6 The CPN-UML’s Mechi-Mahakali Campaign has reached Jhumka of Sunsari district through Jhapa and Morang districts. At Sunsari headquarters Inaruwa, UML and UDMF cadres are almost facing each other — they are demonstrating at a distance of 50 metres from each other. Wielding black flags, UDMF cadres shouted slogans against UML Chair KP […]

Politics of negation? Strike, demos in Saptari to stop UML’s Mechi-Mahakali Campaign

Rajbiraj, March 6 Apart from announcing a bandh, UDMF cadres are staging demonstrations in a number of places in Saptari district, including Rajbiraj, Kanchanpur and Bhardaha, in the name of stopping the CPN-UML’s Mechi-Mahakali Campaign, on Monday. UDMF cadres are also obstructing the East-West Highway. On the charge of defying the shutdown, UDMF cadres vandalised […]