Police have taken Manisha Dayal (treasurer) and Chirantan Kumar (secretary) of Aasra shelter home on remand for further interrogation in connection with the death of two of its residents on Friday night.
The road construction department's next move after receiving the R-Block-Digha plot is to remove the railway tracks. Road construction department minister Nand Kishore Yadav said removal of tracks would start from next month and a detail project report is being prepared.
The Bihar government on Monday filed its "action taken report" (ATR) and reply in the Supreme Court on the findings related to various categories of shelter homes, including the Muzaffarpur Balika Grih (short stay homes for girls), in the state in a social audit conducted by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS).
Deputy chief minister Sushil Modi inaugurated an eye bank and a new emergency block with a 100-bed (40 bed intensive care unit and 60 beds in emergency) capacity at Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) on Monday.
The death of two inmates of Aasra shelter home, another short stay facility funded by the social welfare department and subsequent arrest of its director Manisha Dayal, has brought into focus several photographs featuring her with prominent Bihar politicians.