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PM-CARES to fund two coronavirus hospitals in Bihar, opposition unhappy

24 Aug 2020

PM-CARES to fund two coronavirus hospitals in Bihar, opposition unhappy

In a development that has taken political undertones in poll-bound Bihar, Prime Minister's Office on Monday tweeted that the PM-CARES Fund, short for Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund, will finance two dedicated coronavirus hospitals in the state.

SRK to support the toddler in viral Muzaffarpur station video

02 Jun 2020

SRK to support the toddler in viral Muzaffarpur station video

Last week, a heart-wrenching video of a toddler trying to wake his dead mother at a railway station in Bihar went viral, thereby highlighting the unfathomable plight of migrant workers amid the ongoing coronavirus-induced lockdown restrictions.

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

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.

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

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.

Maulana rapes 15-year-old, pregnant survivor told to sell her baby

11 Nov 2019

Maulana rapes 15-year-old, pregnant survivor told to sell her baby

In a shocking incident, a panchayat in Bihar held a pregnant 15-year-old girl responsible for her rape.

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

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.

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

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.

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

No link between encephalitis deaths and skeletons, says Muzaffarpur DM

23 Jun 2019

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.

Bihar: Skeletons found outside hospital where children died of encephalitis

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Bihar: 53 children die in suspected Encephalitis outbreak

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Muzaffarpur sex scandal: Lalu flays Nitish Kumar over SC order

08 Feb 2019

Muzaffarpur sex scandal: Lalu flays Nitish Kumar over SC order

RJD national president Lalu Prasad has flayed his arch-rival and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over Supreme Court's order to transfer Muzaffarpur sex scandal to a POCSO court in Delhi.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Bihar: Four held with 700 bottles of foreign liquor

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

11 Oct 2018

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

03 Oct 2018

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

06 Aug 2018

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.

After Muzaffarpur, UP home faces mass sex abuse charges

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Bihar shelter-home: Girls cut hands with glass to escape rape

29 Jul 2018

Bihar shelter-home: Girls cut hands with glass to escape rape

The Muzaffarpur shelter home sex abuse racket gets more horrifying by the day. The toll of raped girls has now increased to 34.

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

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.

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

04 Jun 2018

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.

Deteriorating air quality behind high premature deaths in India: Study

22 May 2018

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.

Mohan Bhagwat: RSS can prepare armed force within 3 days

12 Feb 2018

Mohan Bhagwat: RSS can prepare armed force within 3 days

RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat has made an explosive claim while addressing workers in Muzaffarpur, Bihar. He declared that his organization is ready to fight at the border, if required.

US, Indian researchers identify deadly Bihar disease

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.