JANAKPURDHAM, March 18: Handling legal matters, reconciling the two sides in a dispute, and providing justice to the victims at the local level are the responsibilities of the deputy mayors and vice- chairpersons of the local units.
JANAKPUR, March 9: With the tussle between those for and against 'Hindi as the official language' of Province 2 growing, the language debate in the province has become complicated. The ruling and opposition parties are unlikely to resolve this debate anytime soon.
JANAKURDHAM, March 2: The decision of Udaya Barbariya Yadav, the mayor of Dhanusha-based Shahidnagar Municipality to suspend the principal of Dhabauli Secondary School (DSS), Shree Prasad Gohibar, has ensued a dispute between the mayor and the Chief District Officer (CDO) Dilip Chapagain.
JANAKPUR, March 1: The provincial cabinets of Province 2 and 3 have been expanded Wednesday. Now the cabinets of Province 2 and 3 have 10 and seven members respectively. The 10-member cabinet in Province 3 includes three state ministers.
JANAKURDHAM, Mar 2: The decision of Udaya Barbariya Yadav, the mayor of Dhanusha-based Shahidnagar Municipality to suspend the principal of Dhabauli Secondary School (DSS), Shree Prasad Gohibar, has ensured a dispute between the mayor and the Chief District Officer (CDO) Dilip Chapagain.
JANAKPUR, Feb 26: Holding a press conference on Sunday, Province-2 Chief Minister (CM) Mohammad Lalbabu Raut made public his 11 commitments, which include a promise to establish good governance in the province and ease administrative works for the public.
JANAKPUR, Feb 25: Province 2 Chief Minister Mohammad Lalbabu Raut has written to Prime Minister KP Oli complaining that he did not receive help from the federal administration. In the letter, Raut has urged PM Oli to provide him administrative help, according to Ajitesh Mishra, press coordinator of the chief minister's office.
JANAKPUR, Feb 20: After Janakpur-based Ramas Public Pharmacy was found to be selling medicines in half the rate of the existing market price, the district chapter of Nepal Chemist and Druggist Association had halted the supply of medicine to the drug store, arguing that it would render other pharmacies jobless.
JANAKPURDHAM, Feb 8: With local youths not ready to accept the use of Hindi by political leaders of Province 2 during the first provincial assembly meeting Tuesday, tensions have worsened. Even though the leaders have defended their use of Hindi, stating that it is the easiest language medium for connecting the diverse communities in Madhes, the locals are not buying that argument.
JANAKPURDHAM, Feb 6: A day after the appointment of its provincial assembly party leader, the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN), the largest party in Province 2, started informal negotiations Thursday with the other parties to form a provincial government.
JANAKPUR, Jan 29: Residents of Janakpur have been in a jubilant mood after the government declared it as the temporary capital of Province 2 in the new federal setup. Despite the declaration, they seem to be less open about developing necessary infrastructures needed for the capital.
JANAKAPURDHAM, Jan 10: Police and the local administration are seen busy arranging bonfires in public places to keep the locals warm as the cold spell started taking the tarai districts in its grip. Houses of the poor and marginalized people are being increasingly visited by representatives of various organizations for offering relief these days.