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Mar 03, 2019
Busy with Narendra Modi's Sankalp Rally in Patna, Bihar ministers skip receiving body of CRPF jawan killed in KupwaraThe absence of senior leaders and ministers from the Nitish Kumar-led NDA government was conspicuous when the body of CRPF inspector Pintu Kumar Singh was brought to Patna airport on Sunday.
Feb 08, 2019
SC dismisses Tejashwi Yadav's petition challenging Bihar govt's order to vacate bungalow, imposes fine of Rs 50,000The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a plea of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav's petition challenging the Bihar government's order to vacate the bungalow allotted to him while he was the deputy chief minister.
Feb 04, 2019
Bihar bandh: Govt beefs up security in state; RLSP calls for shutdown after chief Upendra Khushwaha injured in police clashThe Bihar government has put in place stringent measures to ensure that law and order is maintained during the bandh called for by Rashtriya Lok Samata Dal (RLSP) and supported by the 'Opposition Grand Alliance'.
Nov 28, 2018
Bihar shelter home rape cases: Supreme Court transfers investigations to CBI, says no transfer of officers without permissionBihar has 17 such homes and the CBI is already probing the Muzaffarpur shelter home case. In response, the CBI told the bench that it will file a chargesheet regarding the case by 7 December.
Nov 27, 2018
Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case: Nitish Kumar govt's treatment of case 'tragic, shameless and inhuman', says Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court slammed the Bihar government over its failure to file correct FIR in Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case and gave the Nitish Kumar government 24 hours to it add charges under section 377 (rape) of the IPC and the POCSO Act in the FIRs.
Oct 16, 2018
Bihar govt declares 206 blocks of 23 districts 'drought-hit'; collection of revenue tax and electricity bills of farmers to be waivedThe Bihar government on Monday declared 206 blocks of 23 districts from the state as drought-hit. The decision was taken after chief minister Nitish Kumar called a high-level meeting to review of the situation arising following rain deficiency in many districts of the state.
Aug 22, 2018
Malala Fund suspends grants to two shelter homes in Bihar after reports of sexual assault, child abuseTISS which had conducted the social audit had found that sexual abuse of varying forms and degree of intensity was prevalent in almost all shelter homes in Bihar.
Aug 11, 2018
Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: CBI searches key accused Brajesh Thakur's residence in Bihar, interrogates his sonCBI with forensic experts also inspected the courtyard which was dug up following allegations that a girl was beaten to death by staff of the shelter few years ago and her body was buried there.
Aug 07, 2018
Supreme Court to resume hearing Muzaffarpur shelter home rape cases: Bihar govt has suspended 23 officials so farThe Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear the Muzaffarpur shelter home abuse case, a week after after it was handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
Aug 06, 2018
Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: Patna High Court accepts Bihar govt's request to monitor CBI inquiryThe Patna High Court on Monday accepted the Bihar government's request to take up monitoring of CBI investigation into the case of sexual abuse of girls at a state-funded shelter home in Muzaffarpur.