India  /  Published 03.09.21

Nine fresh deaths in Bihar floods

At least nine persons perished in the floods in Bihar on Thursday, taking the deluge toll to 53 since Wednesday as the situation worsened due to heavy rain in the state and neighbouring Nepal. At pre...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Bihar  /  Published 15.11.18

Brajesh to be hit with fresh case

Brajesh Thakur, the arrested proprietor of the NGO that ran the Muzaffarpur shelter home where 34 underage girls were raped, is likely to be hit with a fresh case for allegedly tampering with the docu...
By Our Special Correspondent in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 10.10.19

Turning prejudice into a matter of pride

The principle of accountability is, supposedly, the beating heart of a healthy democracy. It is meant to uphold the liability of the elected representatives to the people who elect them to positions o...
By The Editorial Board

Bihar  /  Published 09.10.18

Patna high court rejects Manju bail plea

Patna High Court on Tuesday rejected the anticipatory bail petition of former social welfare minister Manju Verma in connection with the recovery of cartridges from her in-laws’ house during a CBI r...
By Nishant Sinha in Patna

Bihar  /  Published 04.10.18

Remains that of minor girl: CBI probing Bihar shelter home case

The Supreme Court on Thursday granted the CBI 15 more days to expedite investigations into the Muzaffarpur shelter home sex scandal after the agency informed the judges that it had stumbled upon the s...
By R. Balaji and Ramashankar in New Delhi


Bihar  /  Published 03.10.18

Dig for truth yields bones and skull

The CBI on Wednesday dug up a cremation site located close to the Muzaffarpur shelter home which is at the centre of the sex abuse scandal and recovered parts of human skull and bones that had been bu...
By Ramashankar in Patna

Bihar  /  Published 31.10.18

Brajesh ‘upset’ over prison shift

Brajesh Thakur, key accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual abuse case, was shifted from the special central jail in Bhagalpur to the high-security Patiala jail in Punjab on Wednesday.Bhagalpur...
By Our Special Correspondent in Patna

India  /  Published 21.06.19

Bihar lychee alert that fell on deaf ears

More than 100 children have died from a brain illness in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, this year amid concerns that health authorities and local communities paid little heed to warnings five years ago that lych...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 18.06.19

The abuse of elephants is a matter of shame

Sir — It is heartening that Kerala has decided to rescue elephants that have been tortured by their owners or mahouts. This move was long overdue; there has been a slew of elephant deaths in the sta...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 04.02.20

Brajesh: Court reserves quantum of sentence

A Delhi court on Tuesday said it will announce the quantum of sentence for Brajesh Thakur and 18 others, convicted of sexually and physically assaulting several girls in a shelter home in Bihar's Muza...
By PTI in New Delhi


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