India  /  Published 12.06.19

Disease blame game in Bihar

At least 14 children have lost their lives to acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in the last 24 hours in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur, taking the toll to 32 and prompting junior Union health minister Ashwini ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 16.02.19

Muzaffarpur shelter accused points finger at Nitish

A special Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) court in Muzaffarpur on Saturday forwarded to the CBI a petition by an accused, who has alleged the involvement of Bihar chief minister Ni...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Bihar  /  Published 07.10.18

Shelter home case: CBI closes in on Brajesh aide

The CBI probing the Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual abuse scandal is inching close to Madhu alias Sajista Parveen, a close associate of Brajesh Thakur — the main accused in the rape and torture of i...
By Ramashankar in Patna

Bihar  /  Published 25.10.18

SC poser on long arm of Thakur

The Supreme Court on Thursday sought a response from Brajesh Thakur, one of the prime accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home scandal, on why he should not be transferred out of Bhagalpur jail to a pr...
By Our Legal Correspondent and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.11.18

Bihar's ex-minister Manju Verma surrenders

Former Bihar minister Manju Verma, who had been evading arrest in an Arms Act case lodged in the course of investigations in the Muzaffarpur shelter home scandal, on Tuesday surrendered before a local...
By PTI in Begusarai

India  /  Published 30.10.18

SC shifts Brajesh Thakur to Punjab jail

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Bihar police why former state minister Manju Verma has not been arrested in a case related to the recovery of ammunition in a Muzaffarpur shelter home where seve...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.06.19

Medical Association letter to channel on Anjana Om Kashyap's ICU entry

By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 27.06.19

AES deaths show the sorry state of public healthcare

One of the tasks of India’s overburdened courts is to remind elected governments of their primary responsibilities. Describing the death of over 150 children in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur owing to acute ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 02.12.19

First female pilot in Indian Navy

Sub-lieutenant Shivangi has broken the glass ceiling, becoming the first woman pilot in the Indian Navy.On Monday, she joined operational duties at the naval base at Kochi in Kerala, defence ministry ...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

Bihar  /  Published 10.12.18

SC: No evidence of Brajesh jail torture

The Supreme Court on Monday said there was “absolutely nothing” in the medical examination report to suggest that Brajesh Thakur, prime accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual abuse case, w...
By PTI in New Delhi


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