Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Brajesh Thakur, 11 others sentenced to life imprisonment by Delhi's Saket district court
CBI on 4 February sought life imprisonment for Thakur, saying 'rape is a crime of lust, power' and leniency should not be shown to convicts as victims in case were minors
Shelter home in Odisha's Dhenkanal shuts after allegations of sexual abuse of minors; Opposition slams BJD government
The girls at the home in Odisha alleged that they were harassed sexually, physically and mentally by the in-charge of the institution over the past two years.
SC seeks response from Bihar govt, CBI on Patna HC order banning media from reporting Muzaffarpur shelter home case
A bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta asked Bihar government and the CBI, which is investigating the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case, to file their response to the petition, and listed the matter for 18 September.
Gurugram shelter home given notice by child welfare committee over illegal stay of 16 Italian students
The Child Welfare Committee (CWC) of Gurugram district served a notice on a shelter home today for allegedly allowing 16 overseas students to stay there without prior permission of the administration.
Inmates of old-age home run by NGO involved in Deoria case undergo medical test; doctors deem them 'fit'
The organisation has come under scanner after girls were rescued from a shelter home run by it in Deoria following allegations of sexual exploitation of inmates.
Muzaffarpur's decline from Mahatma's Satyagraha to shelter home rapes is India's recent history in nutshell
It would not be wrong to say that Muzaffarpur is a microcosm of India today and Brajesh Thakur, who ran a girls-shelter house there and stands accused of raping them, is a symbol of morbid depravity that afflicts the country’s social and political life.
Twenty-four girls rescued from women shelter home in UP's Deoria following sexual abuse complaint, 18 inmates still missing
Twenty-four girls were rescued from a shelter home in Uttar Pradesh's Deoria after allegation of their sexual exploitation came to light, police said on Monday.
Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case: Police wrap up excavation for inmate's body, find nothing incriminating
"Nothing incriminating could be found from the spot identified by one of the former inmates of the shelter home where, she had claimed, one girl was buried after being beaten to death," Muzaffarpur Senior Superintendent of Police Harpreet Kaur said.
Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case: Police starts search for body after survivor reveals staff thrashed inmate to death
More than 10 people, including all staff members of the shelter home in Muzaffarpur and some government officials, have so far been arrested in this connection while all the inmates have been shifted to other districts.