India  /  Published 16.06.19

Bihar Encephalitis death toll crosses 80

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday announced the establishment of a research centre, 100-bed ICU for children and a virology lab within a year in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur where death toll from...
By Dev Raj in Patna

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 06.05.19

SC directs CBI to file status report on Muzaffarpur girl deaths

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the CBI to file by June 3 its status report on the ongoing probe into the alleged murder of 11 girls at a shelter home in Muzaffarpur in Bihar. A bench comprising Chi...
By PTI in New Delhi

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

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


Bihar  /  Published 14.11.18

Hunt on for former Bihar minister

Raids have intensified to track down former social welfare minister Manju Verma, who had stepped down from the Nitish Kumar cabinet in the wake of the Muzaffarpur sex abuse scandal, in connection with...
By Ramashankar in Patna

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

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


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