Muzaffarpur: News

22 Apr 2024


Bihar: RPF constable officer dies as fire extinguisher explodes

A constable lost his life on Monday while controlling smoke billowing out from an empty coach of a train at Bihar's Muzaffarpur railway station.

13 Apr 2024


Tejashwi Yadav unveils RJD's manifesto for upcoming Lok Sabha elections 

Former Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Tejashwi Yadav unveiled the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)'s manifesto for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections on Saturday.

Bihar: RJD leader passes sexist comments on Women's Reservation Bill

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Abdul Bari Siddiqui caused a new uproar on Saturday by claiming that women with bob-cut hairstyles and lipsticks would come forward to enjoy the benefits of the Women's Reservation Bill.

14 Sep 2023


Muzaffarpur: 18 children missing after boat overturns in Bagmati River

A boat reportedly carrying more than 30 children capsized in the Bagmati River in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, on Thursday.

07 Jul 2022


'Conscience-driven' Bihar professor returns Rs. 23 lakh received as salary

Lalan Kumar, an assistant professor of Nitisheswar College in Bihar's Muzaffarpur, has returned the salary that he earned over the past 33 months as no students attended his class during this period.

16 Jun 2022


Agnipath scheme ignites 'fire on streets' as aspirants turn violent

Protests against the Agnipath scheme, a radical recruitment policy for the defense forces, turned violent on Thursday.

21 Jun 2021


Wife accuses Bihar IAS officer of torture; man denies allegations

A Bihar cadre IAS officer has been accused of physical and mental torture by his wife who has lodged a police complaint in the Muzaffarpur district of Bihar in connection with the abuse, an official said on Sunday.

27 May 2020


Migrants' crisis: Video captures toddler trying to wake dead mother

At a train station in Bihar, a toddler was seen playing with the shroud covering his mother's body in a video that has now gone viral.

08 Jan 2020


#BigTwist: CBI says no girl was killed in Muzaffarpur shelter-home

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.

06 Oct 2019


Muzaffarpur bank robbed; masked men escape with Rs. 8 lakh

In a shocking incident, six people robbed a private bank in Muzaffarpur in broad daylight on Saturday, getting away with a Rs. 8 lakh loot.

29 Jun 2019


Not litchi, asbestos behind AES deaths in Bihar, says study

As a suspected Acute Encephalitis Syndrome outbreak resulted in 150 children's deaths in Bihar, the central and state government are trying to determine the exact cause of the deaths.

24 Jun 2019


SC issues notice to Nitish Kumar's government over encephalitis deaths

While India focuses on becoming a superpower, its children are dying because governments didn't care to raise awareness about a deadly disease.

23 Jun 2019

Kanhaiya Kumar

No link between encephalitis deaths and skeletons, says Muzaffarpur DM

In Bihar's Muzaffarpur, the state-run Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) is dealing with the acute crisis of encephalitis, which has claimed the lives of more than 100 kids.

22 Jun 2019


Bihar: Skeletons found outside hospital where children died of encephalitis

Off late, Bihar is in the news for all the wrong reasons. In the last few days, acute encephalitis took the lives of 139 kids in the state.

20 Jun 2019


Bihar: Encephalitis kills 128 children. Is anyone paying attention?

Bihar is reeling under a major health crisis, and with every passing day, things are only getting worse.

16 Jun 2019


Bihar #EncephalitisDeaths: Child dies during Health Minister Harsh Vardhan's visit

A five-year-old girl died of suspected encephalitis fever during Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan's visit to Bihar's Sri Krishna Medical College Hospital.

12 Jun 2019


Bihar: 53 children die in suspected Encephalitis outbreak

Bihar has been reeling under an Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) outbreak, which has reportedly claimed the lives of 53 children in the past 10 days.

25 Feb 2019


SC transfers Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual-assault case to Delhi court

A Delhi court today directed the CBI to appoint within two days a special public prosecutor in the Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual assault case.

24 Feb 2019


Muzaffarpur Scandal: Seven girls, including witnesses, go missing; found later

Seven minor girls, including five witnesses of the infamous Muzaffarpur shelter home scandal, went missing from another establishment in Bihar but were found hours later.

06 Feb 2019


Bihar: Gold worth Rs. 10 crore looted from finance company

Five bags full of gold, said to be worth about Rs. 10 crore, were looted by a group of armed robbers from the premises of a private finance company in Muzaffarpur, Bihar today.

07 Jan 2019


#MuzaffarpurHorror: Girls forced to have sex, dance to vulgar songs

Months after the abuse meted on girls living inside a government-run shelter home in Muzaffarpur, Bihar came to light, disturbing details have emerged.

20 Nov 2018


#MuzaffarpurShelterCase: Absconding ex-Bihar minister, Manju Verma, surrenders

On Tuesday, former Bihar social welfare minister Manju Verma, believed to have links to the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case, surrendered before a court in the district of Begusarai in Bihar.

13 Oct 2018


Bihar: Four held with 700 bottles of foreign liquor

Four persons were arrested and 700 bottles of foreign liquor seized from their possession in Muzaffarpur, Bihar yesterday.

Muzaffarpur home sex scandal: Prime accused shifted to Bhagalpur jail

Brajesh Thakur, prime accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home sex scandal, was today shifted to Special Central Jail in Bhagalpur from the Shaheed Khudiram Bose Jail, Muzaffarpur, a prison official said.

Muzaffarpur shelter home: Probe team finds five skeletons in Sikandarpur

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.

14 Aug 2018


Another Muzaffarpur? Two deaths in Patna shelter-home raise suspicion

Weeks after the Muzaffarpur shelter sex scandal shook the entire nation, deaths of two women in another shelter-home of Patna have raised suspicion.

12 Aug 2018


Muzaffarpur sex-abuse: Cops recover influential people's numbers from accused

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.

09 Aug 2018


Sex abuse: Nine states including UP refused audit of shelter-homes

The nation is shocked by tales of abuse which have emerged from children shelter homes in UP and Bihar. More disturbing is the fact that in both cases, officials reportedly turned a blind eye for long.

06 Aug 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Muzaffarpur shelter-home: Brajesh Thakur spend days at jail-hospital, not barrack

Brajesh Thakur, the prime accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home horror, is lodged at a hospital ward inside the Muzaffarpur district jail, and not the barracks, ET reports.

06 Aug 2018


After Muzaffarpur, UP home faces mass sex abuse charges

As Bihar attempts to come to terms with the shocking abuse of minor girls at a Muzaffarpur shelter, similar allegations have come to light from another in Deoria, UP.

05 Aug 2018


Too much focus on one negative-incident: Nitish Kumar on shelter-homes

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


Bihar Social-Welfare-Minister should be sacked for Muzaffarpur shelter-home-scandal: NCP's Anwar

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.

31 Jul 2018


Bihar shelter-home: NGO-owner's newspaper got govt ads worth Rs. 30L

The probe into the Muzaffarpur shelter sexual abuse case has led to more skeletons tumbling out of accused Brajesh Thakur's closet.

27 Jul 2018


#MuzaffarpurRapes: Minister's husband frequented shelter-home, alleges arrested official's wife

On Wednesday, the wife of an arrested official has claimed her husband is being wrongfully framed to protect a state minister's spouse in the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape cases.

04 Jun 2018

Radha Mohan Singh

Union Agricultural Minister calls farmer protests 'media stunt'; faces complaint

A complaint was filed against Union Minister Radha Mohan Singh in a court in Muzaffarpur in Bihar today for allegedly making insulting remarks against farmers.

22 May 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Deteriorating air quality behind high premature deaths in India: Study

According to a study conducted by IIT-Delhi, worsening air quality in the last two decades is the principle reason behind large number of premature deaths in the country.

02 Feb 2017


US, Indian researchers identify deadly Bihar disease

Researchers from the US Center for Disease Control and India's National Centre for Disease Control identified the mysterious illness that has killed hundreds of children annually in Bihar's Muzaffarpur and adjoining districts.