Last Updated : Jun 18 2019 8:43PM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
Kota MP Om Birla to be NDA's nominee for LS speaker            Bihar CM Nitish Kumar visits AES hit Muzaffarpur; reviews situation            J&K: An army Jawan martyred and two terrorists killed in an encounter in Anantnag district            I&B Ministry issues advisory to TV channels over representation of children in reality shows            ICC Cricket World Cup: England to play Afghanistan today           

Aug 07, 2018
2:36PM

SC slams Bihar govt on Muzaffarpur shelter's alleged rape incidents

PTI
The Supreme Court today pulled up the Bihar government for funding the NGO running the Mujaffarpur shelter home where girls were allegedly raped and abused. 

The apex court last week had taken suo motu cognisance of the case and had sought explanation from Nitish Kumar-led Bihar government and the Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry as to why neither body took action to stop minor girls from being raped in the shelter home in Muzaffarpur. 

A notice has been issued to both governments. 

The apex court had also banned electronic media from putting up images of minor girls, even in morphed or blurred forms, who were allegedly raped at the shelter homes in Muzaffarpur. 

The Bihar government has, so far, suspended 23 officials and staffers for“negligence and dereliction of duty”. 

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 18 (Jun) Midday News 18 (Jun) News at Nine 17 (Jun) Hourly 18 (Jun) (2000hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 18 (Jun) दोपहर समाचार 18 (Jun) समाचार संध्या 17 (Jun) प्रति घंटा समाचार 18 (Jun) (1900hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 18 (Jun) Khabrein(Day) 18 (Jun) Khabrein(Eve) 17 (Jun)
Aaj Savere 18 (Jun) Parikrama 18 (Jun) Lok Ruchi Samachar 16 (Jun)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 18 (Jun) Samayki 17 (Jun) Sports Scan 17 (Jun) Spotlight/News Analysis 17 (Jun) Samachar Darshan 16 (Jun) Radio Newsreel 18 (Jun)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 13 (Jun) Surkhiyon Mein 13 (Jun) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 5 (Jun) Vaad-Samvaad 11 (Jun) Money Talk 11 (Jun) Current Affairs 14 (Jun)