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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.