PATNA: Senior JD(U) leader and former Bihar minister Damodar Raut is now in the eye of the storm over the Muzaffapur shelter home scandal with the Opposition...

LUCKNOW: Large-scale financial irregularities have surfaced in the inspection of shelter homes in various districts of Uttar Pradesh. Besides this, a majority of the homes have fudged the data which explains the incidents of missing girls from shelter homes in different districts. On August 06, 19 girls were found to be ‘missing’ from the Swadhar Greh run...

They were supposed to be a place where women in distress could live a life of dignity, can rehabilitate themselves economically and emotionally, but instead...

NEW DELHI: At a time when cases of sexual abuse from children homes in Muzaffarpur and Deoria have shocked the nation, it turns out that the agency appointed...

NEW DELHI: Wife of an accused in Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case, who disclosed the names of some child rape survivors on social media saying they had not been raped, found herself in trouble as the Supreme Court on Tuesday took strong exception to her act and asked the Bihar government to arrest her for violating the law. Advocate Aparna Bhat, who is assisting the...

NEW DELHI: With opposition parties raising serious concern over the alleged sexual exploitation of girls at a children’s shelter home in Uttar Pradesh,...

The Patna High Court will monitor the CBI probe into the Muzaffarpur child shelter home rape case. Accepting the Bihar government’s plea to take up monitoring of the CBI investigation into the case of sexual assault of girls at the state-funded shelter home and ensure its speedy trial by appointing a special judge, a division bench, comprising Chief Justice Rajendra...

NEW DELHI: The Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual assault case led to an uproar in Lok Sabha on Monday with Congress, RJD and other opposition parties demanding an explanation from home minister Rajnath Singh. They alleged the accused persons were being shielded and the main witness was missing from the girls’ home in Madhubani. Congress member Ranjeet Ranjan alleged the...

PATNA: Bihar chief minister and JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar on Monday said his government would not hesitate to take action against social welfare minister Kumari Manju Verma or anyone related to her, if found involved in the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case. BJP leader and deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi, however, came out in support of Verma, whose husband Chandeshwar...

PATNA: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Monday that if Social Welfare Minister Manju Verma is found involved or if anything is found against...