Muzaffarpur

131 students on paper, none attend class! Exasperated Bihar professor decides to return Rs 24 lakh in salary

“Why should I accept salary when I have not taught the students enrolled in the department,” the teacher remarked while setting new benchmarks for honesty and integrity.

published on : 7th July 2022

Counting of votes of by-poll for Bochahan assembly seat in Bihar underway

The stake for the seat is very high despite the fact that it would not affect the prospects of the ruling NDA in the state. However, it has become a prestige issue both for the ruling and opposition.

published on : 16th April 2022

With rise in temperature, Bihar reports more cases of acute encephalitis syndrome among kids

Muzaffarpur, Vaishali, Sitamarhi, East Champaran and Samastipur in north Bihar have been identified as worst-affected by the AES.

published on : 16th March 2022

Nafisa, a movie to relive Muzaffarpur shelter horror

The horrors suffered by the inmates of a government-run shelter home for minor girls at Bihar’s Muzaffarpur will be brought before audience in a movie. 

published on : 31st January 2022

19 accused convicted for Bihar shelter home abuse

The action taken report reveals that FIRs under various sections of IPC and POCSO Act were registered at Muzaffarpur on May 31, 2018 and later investigation was transferred to the CBI. 

published on : 26th January 2022

Sachin Tendulkar's popular fan Sudhir Kumar Chaudhary allegedly assaulted in Bihar police station

Sudhir was reportedly beaten up by a duty officer of the town police station at Muzaffarpur after he went there hearing that his brother, Kishan Kumar, has been detained by the cops.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Seven workers killed in boiler explosion at factory in Bihar's Muzaffarpur; PM expresses deep grief

According to reports, the loud explosion was heard by residents in nearby areas, up to a five-kilometers away. Visuals show hundreds of people rushing to the incident site to check what happened.

published on : 27th December 2021

Six dead, seven injured as boiler explodes at industrial unit in Bihar's Muzaffarpur

The explosion was so powerful that its tremour was felt in a radius of two kilometres and rescue teams have been pressed into service to remove the debris from the spot.

published on : 26th December 2021

Botched up cataract surgeries in Bihar took place at infected OT, says probe

The eyes of four persons were eviscerated at the eye hospital, to prevent the infection from spreading to the other eye and body parts.

published on : 7th December 2021

Yet another hooch tragedy suspected in Bihar, two dead in Muzaffarpur

Muzaffarpur SSP Jayant Kant said that both the deceased were residents of Sirasiya village, where two others fell ill after consuming the liquor and were admitted to a hospital for treatment.

published on : 9th November 2021

Bihar shelter home rape case: Former minister Manju Verma's anticipatory bail plea dismissed

Manju Verma's husband was also accused of having links with Brajesh Thakur, the alleged mastermind behind the scandal.

published on : 9th October 2018

Indian temples where men can't enter on certain days

'Reverse discrimination' against men at some shrines which has been very prevalent till today has almost been unnoticed and unmentioned.

published on : 28th September 2018

Bihar scandal main accused Brajesh Thakur says he was framed because he was set to join Congress to contest poll

Thakur admitted speaking to Chandeshwar Verma, husband of social welfare minister Manju Verma, he claimed that he was not at all close to him and that many “false allegations” have been made.

published on : 8th August 2018

Bihar shelter home lists fake inmates to get government grant: Officials

The district magistrate said Aarti, who ran the shelter, claimed that it housed more inmates so that she could get the government grant.

published on : 8th August 2018

SC lashes out Bihar government for backing Muzaffarpur shelter home

The bench referred to National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data and said that every six hours, a woman is raped in India.

published on : 7th August 2018

Bihar shelter home rape: CBI team inspects District Child Protection Unit office

The CBI team is understood to have gone through documents kept there and spoken to other officials posted at the DCPU office, the sources said.

published on : 7th August 2018

Muzaffarpur shelter home scandal: Nitish blames 'system', rejects demand for minister's resignation

Nitish Kumar took potshots at his former party colleague Sharad Yadav and other opposition leaders for attending a protest in the national capital on the issue

published on : 6th August 2018

Bihar shelter home rape case: One of 14 girls rescued goes missing

Pragya Bharti said that she immediately registered the complaint with the police and also submitted copies of the CCTV footage for further investigation.

published on : 5th August 2018

Bihar shelter home rape case: BJP leader CP Thakur seeks minister Manju Verma's resignation, but JD(U) disagrees

Senior BJP leader CP Thakur said JD(U) minister Manju Verma should resign from the cabinet owning moral responsibility for the alleged sexual abuse of minor girls.

published on : 5th August 2018

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar breaks silence, says ashamed over Muzaffarpur shelter home scandal

'We have always said that the guilty would not be spared and Deputy Chief Minister has said in the assembly that we would like CBI probe to be monitored by the HC,' Kumar said.

published on : 5th August 2018
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