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Absence of Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case from political campaign riles activists; experts seek transparency in child care institutions
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Absence of Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case from political campaign riles activists; experts seek transparency in child care institutions

A year ago, the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case had stunned the nation. However, the issue is now absent from political campaigns in the region.

Year-ender quiz: From SC fighting for gender equality to Kim Jong-un meeting world leaders, test your knowledge of events in 2018
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Year-ender quiz: From SC fighting for gender equality to Kim Jong-un meeting world leaders, test your knowledge of events in 2018

From SC fighting for gender equality to Kim Jong-un meeting world leaders, take this special year-ender quiz to test your knowledge of events in 2018

Bihar shelter home rape cases: Supreme Court transfers investigations to CBI, says no transfer of officers without permission
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Bihar shelter home rape cases: Supreme Court transfers investigations to CBI, says no transfer of officers without permission

Bihar 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.

Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case: Nitish Kumar govt's treatment of case 'tragic, shameless and inhuman', says Supreme Court
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Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case: Nitish Kumar govt's treatment of case 'tragic, shameless and inhuman', says Supreme Court

The 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.

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: CBI arrests close aide of Brajesh Thakur for tutoring girls in seducing men; local quack also nabbed
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Muzaffarpur shelter home case: CBI arrests close aide of Brajesh Thakur for tutoring girls in seducing men; local quack also nabbed

In a fresh breakthrough in the Muzaffarpur shelter home sex scandal case, two close aides of Brajesh Thakur, the prime accused in the including his associate Shaista Parveen alias Madhu were arrested by the CBI on Tuesday, officials said.

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Manju Verma surrenders, sent to 14-day judicial custody; ex-minister was absconding for weeks
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Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Manju Verma surrenders, sent to 14-day judicial custody; ex-minister was absconding for weeks

Manju Verma, who has links to the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case, had been absconding for weeks, and the Supreme Court criticised the Bihar Police repeatedly for failing to trace her.

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: JD(U) suspends former Bihar minister Manju Verma from party two days after SC rap
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Muzaffarpur shelter home case: JD(U) suspends former Bihar minister Manju Verma from party two days after SC rap

Manju Verma has been absconding since a non-bailable warrant was issued against her in connection with an Arms Act case.

'Fantastic! A cabinet minister is on the run': SC judge hearing Muzaffarpur case tears into Bihar Police for not arresting Manju Verma
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'Fantastic! A cabinet minister is on the run': SC judge hearing Muzaffarpur case tears into Bihar Police for not arresting Manju Verma

The CBI had found 50 live cartridges at Manju Verma's home in Bihar's Begusarai during a raid conducted in connection with the Muzaffarpur shelter homes rape case.

Supreme Court orders transfer of Brajesh Thakur, main accused in Muzaffarpur shelter homes case, out of Bihar to Patiala jail
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Supreme Court orders transfer of Brajesh Thakur, main accused in Muzaffarpur shelter homes case, out of Bihar to Patiala jail

On 25 October, the Supreme Court had noted that it may not be appropriate to keep Brajesh Thakur in Bihar jail amid the Muzaffarpur investigation because of his influential status in the state.

Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: Ex-Bihar minister Manju Verma's husband surrenders; 50 live cartridges recovered
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Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: Ex-Bihar minister Manju Verma's husband surrenders; 50 live cartridges recovered

On 25 October, during a hearing in the Muzaffarpur case, the Supreme Court asked the Bihar government and CBI to file a response on why Chandrashekhar Verma had not been arrested yet.

Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: Supreme Court asks Brajesh Thakur why he shouldn't be transferred out of Bihar jail
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Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: Supreme Court asks Brajesh Thakur why he shouldn't be transferred out of Bihar jail

Brajesh Thakur is the prime accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case, where 34 minor girls were raped in state-funded shelter homes which were run by the Seva Sankalp Evam Vikash Samiti, an NGO owned by Thakur.

Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: Patna HC directs CBI to expedite probe, produce report on 17 September
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Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: Patna HC directs CBI to expedite probe, produce report on 17 September

The court also ordered that the probe into Muzaffarpur shelter home sex scandal be monitored and supervised by a CBI special director rank officer who shall be free to constitute a fresh investigating team

Bihar court rejects bail plea of ex-minister Manju Verma, husband Chandrashekhar in Arms Act case
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Bihar court rejects bail plea of ex-minister Manju Verma, husband Chandrashekhar in Arms Act case

Two courts in Bihar's Begusarai has rejected the anticipatory bail of Manju Verma and her spouse Chandrashekhar in an Arms Act case against them

Bihar minister Suresh Sharma files defamation suit against Tejashwi Yadav for linking him to shelter home scandal
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Bihar minister Suresh Sharma files defamation suit against Tejashwi Yadav for linking him to shelter home scandal

Bihar's urban development minister Suresh Sharma has maintained that his name was being dragged in the scandal because he was the local MLA and has insisted that he has no relations with Brajesh Thakur.

Tejashwi Yadav seeks resignation of Nitish Kumar, Sushil Modi; accuses Bihar govt of failure to maintain law and order
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Tejashwi Yadav seeks resignation of Nitish Kumar, Sushil Modi; accuses Bihar govt of failure to maintain law and order

Tejashwi Yadav's omments come in the wake of the incident of a woman being allegedly thrashed and stripped by a mob in Bihar, and the alleged sexual harassment in Muzaffarpur shelter home

Bihar cancels selection of 50 NGOs for running shelter homes after over 30 rape cases were reported in Muzaffarpur
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Bihar cancels selection of 50 NGOs for running shelter homes after over 30 rape cases were reported in Muzaffarpur

The Muzaffarpur horror came to the fore following a social audit by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences that pointed at the sorry state of shelter homes run by NGOs in Bihar.

Muzaffarpur shelter home scandal: CBI files FIR against Bihar's former social melfare minister Manju Verma and husband
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Muzaffarpur shelter home scandal: CBI files FIR against Bihar's former social melfare minister Manju Verma and husband

Manju Verma's resignation came a couple of days after Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar assured that the culprits involved in the alleged incident would not be spared.

Muzaffarpur shelter home rape cases: CBI search five premises of former Bihar minister Manju Verma
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Muzaffarpur shelter home rape cases: CBI search five premises of former Bihar minister Manju Verma

Verma had resigned last week following allegations that her husband was a regular visitor to the girls' shelter home where minor girls were facing sexual abuse.

Bihar shelter home sexual assault cases: Is the state govt taking damage control measures instead of strong action?
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Bihar shelter home sexual assault cases: Is the state govt taking damage control measures instead of strong action?

Bihar government's action is more focused on political damage control than improvement of the state of shelter homes.

After Muzaffarpur case, Bihar official held for sexual harassment of inmates at another short-stay home in Hajipur
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After Muzaffarpur case, Bihar official held for sexual harassment of inmates at another short-stay home in Hajipur

The Hajipur district magistrate said a complaint was received from inmates of the short stay home on 19 July in which they had accused Singh of harassment and the others of abetment.