11 Jul 2020
Merely days ago, the Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival announced that its head of marketing, Pallav Patankar had allegedly resigned from the post.
18 Mar 2020
Even as he remains missing from the silver screen, Shah Rukh Khan continues to bring forward socially relevant stories through his production house.
11 Feb 2020
On Tuesday, Brajesh Thakur, the owner of the infamous Muzaffarpur shelter home where minors were raped, was sentenced to life imprisonment by a Delhi court.
20 Jan 2020
Brajesh Thakur, who ran a shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur where minor girls were raped and assaulted, was held guilty by a Delhi court today.
08 Jan 2020
Nearly two years ago, the gut-wrenching horror meted to girls staying at a shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur sent shockwaves across the nation.
16 Dec 2019
After violence broke out at Jamia Millia Islamia University campus on Sunday, student-led protests spread to other parts of the country.
05 May 2019
In a major development which is sure to make the Muzaffarpur shelter-home case bleaker, CBI told Supreme Court on Friday that 11 girls who had gone missing from the premises might have been killed.
18 Apr 2019
38-year-old Dinesh Miglani from Rohtak, Haryana, has over 4 lakh subscribers on his YouTube channel.
31 Mar 2019
Union Minister Giriraj Singh and NDA's candidate from Begusarai shared the stage with Manju Verma, a former Bihar minister and accused in Muzaffarpur shelter home scandal, on Saturday.
27 Jan 2019
The Empowered Expert Committee (EEC) set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) for selecting Institutions of Eminence (IoE) has put in a recommendation to increase the number of IoEs from the current 20 to 30.
07 Jan 2019
Months after the abuse meted on girls living inside a government-run shelter home in Muzaffarpur, Bihar came to light, disturbing details have emerged.
13 Dec 2018
On Tuesday, a professor of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was booked for abetment to suicide, after a 24-year-old MBA student of the institute took his own life by jumping off a 14-storey building in Powai.
28 Nov 2018
The Supreme Court today directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to take over the probe into allegations of physical and sexual abuse of inmates at 16 shelter homes in Bihar.
26 Oct 2018
A Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) professor, who was affected by polio when he was three, has written a book critically examining the progress made in promoting teaching and research on Disability Studies.
25 Oct 2018
The Supreme Court on Thursday said the details highlighted in CBI's status report on the Muzaffarpur shelter home case were horrifying and scary.
04 Oct 2018
In the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case, the probe team found skeletons from a cremation ground in Sikandarpur, and it is believed to be of one of the victims.
03 Oct 2018
A CBI team investigating the rape and murder of girls in a shelter home in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, found 5 skeletons on Wednesday from a cremation site in Sikandarpur.
28 Sep 2018
A former student of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) in Mumbai, has filed a complaint with the institute's internal complaints committee, alleging that he was raped by a visiting speaker.
20 Sep 2018
The Supreme Court on Thursday ended a ban on media reporting in the Muzaffarpur shelter home case, but asked the media to not sensationalize sexual harassment cases.
02 Sep 2018
The Pune police, on Saturday, sought 90-days time to file chargesheet against the five activists, arrested on June 6, in connection to the Bhima Koregaon violence.
12 Aug 2018
Police have recovered a list of 40 mobile phone numbers from Brajesh Thakur, the main accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter homes abuse case, which includes those of some "powerful" people, including a minister.
08 Aug 2018
Manju Verma, Bihar's Social Welfare Department (SWD) Minister has resigned after allegations of her husband Chandeshwar Verma's involvement in the horrendous Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case.
06 Aug 2018
Bihar Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar launched a scathing attack on the Opposition and said those who protested at Jantar Mantar didn't care about girls' safety and that they should look at themselves first.
05 Aug 2018
An under-pressure Bihar CM Nitish Kumar decided to address the Muzaffarpur shelter homes case today, but ended up making some disappointing comments.
04 Aug 2018
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) National General Secretary and MP, Tariq Anwar, demanded that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar sack his Social Welfare Minister, Manju Verma, for the failure to prevent sexual exploitation at the state-funded shelter home at Muzaffarpur.
02 Aug 2018
The SC has taken suo motu cognizance of the Muzaffapur shelter home sex abuse case. Among its first directions were instructions to media not to publish visuals of the minor victims, even in blurred or morphed form.
29 Jul 2018
The Muzaffarpur shelter home sex abuse racket gets more horrifying by the day. The toll of raped girls has now increased to 34.
23 Jul 2018
The Bihar police started excavation in a shelter home of Muzaffarpur after it was alleged that a minor was killed and buried there.
09 Jul 2018
Two years after the Modi government announced that it would brand some top educational institutes as 'Institution(s) of Eminence', only six institutes have made the cut.
15 Jun 2018
Kota, India's coaching capital, has claimed yet another life. Eighteen-year-old Karan Kumar Ghasi of Barmer hanged himself to death in his PG room today.
21 Mar 2018
In a first, the University Grants Commission (UGC) awarded full autonomy to as many as 62 institutions of higher education.
27 Feb 2018
Six students of the of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad have gone on an indefinite hunger strike in a bid to pressurize a negligent administration to address the issues regarding higher education of the marginalized.
27 Feb 2018
The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) students and alumni on Monday staged a demonstration near the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry against the withdrawal of scholarships for SC, ST and OBC scholars.
28 Jan 2018
Since years, Kota has been the go-to destination for young IIT aspirants, but its claim to fame is turning dark.
11 Jul 2017
After several protests against fee hike, IIT Bombay has asked students to propose a revised fee structure.
05 Jul 2017
About 150 students of IIT-Bombay are on an indefinite hunger strike to protest a recent hike in fees across different heads ranging from 30-300%.
06 Jun 2017
A 57 year old school trustee and a nursery teacher were charged with allegedly raping a 3 year old girl at the school premises in Mumbai.
27 Mar 2017
A citizens' forum named APLI (A Port Lands Initiative) Mumbai, with the help of documents accessed through RTI, concluded that it is not feasible for the government to carry on with the construction of the upcoming Shivaji memorial worth Rs. 3,600crore.
07 Mar 2017
On Monday, the state government of Maharashtra tabled supplementary demands worth Rs. 11,104cr, about 5% of the budget size of the current fiscal year.
30 Nov 2016
The Haji Ali dargah of Mumbai is in the news again.