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Halle Berry Opens Up About Her 'Abusive And Alcoholic' Father And A Deeply Disturbing Childhood

Dec 10, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

In a candid interview, the 'Catwoman' star opened up about how her father's alcoholism "robbed" them of the relationship they were meant to have.

Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Case: Court Sentences Brajesh Thakur, 11 Others To Life In Prison

Feb 11, 2020 PTI

The 12 accused were convicted for sexual and physical abuse of girls in the shelter home in Bihar.

Ex-MLA Brajesh Thakur, 18 Others Convicted In Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Case

The sexual exploitation of the girls was first highlighted in an audit report submitted by the Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS), Mumbai, to the Bihar''s social welfare department in April 2018.

'35 Girls Believed Dead Are Alive': Twist In Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Case

Jan 08, 2020 PTI

The CBI said two skeletons were recovered from the home's premises and they were found to be of a woman and a man.

Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Case: Eight Girls Should Be Reunited With Their Families, Orders SC

The Supreme Court directed the Bihar government to provide all necessary financial and medical assistance to the eight girls.

03 June, 2019

Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Case: SC Asks CBI To Complete Probe In Three Months

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Several girls were sexually and physically assaulted at an NGO-run shelter home in Muzaffarpur and the issue had come to light following a report by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS).

03 May, 2019

Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Case: Brajesh Thakur, Others Murdered 11 Girls, CBI Tells Supreme Court

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Several girls were allegedly raped and sexually abused at an NGO-run shelter home at Muzaffarpur in Bihar and the issue had come to light following a report by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS).

25 February, 2019

Appoint Special Public Prosecutor In Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Case, Court Tells CBI

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Additional Sessions Judge Saurabh Kulshrestha posted the matter for hearing on February 27.

16 February, 2019

CBI To Probe Against Bihar CM Nitish Kumar In Shelter Home Rape Cases

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The special POCSO court passed the order on Friday on an application filed by an accused, Ashwani, a self-styled medical practitioner who allegedly used to inject the home's inmates with sedatives before they were subject to sexual abuse.

07 February, 2019

You've Played With SC's Order, God Help You: SC Fumes At CBI, Summons Nageswara Rao

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The bench, which also comprised Justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna, directed CBI Director Rishi Kumar Shukla to give the names of officers who were part of the process in transferring Sharma out of the probe agency.

07 February, 2019

'Spare The Children': SC Transfers Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Case To Delhi

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The apex court rapped the CBI for transferring its officer probing the sexual assault case and said it amounted to a violation of its order.


07 February, 2019

SC Refuses 'Pressure Cooker' Symbol To AMMK Leader Dhinakaran

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The Delhi High Court had on March 9 last year directed the Election Commission to allot a common symbol, preferably that of a 'pressure cooker', and a name to the then AIADMK (Amma) faction led by Dhinakaran.

30 January, 2019

15 Minor Girls Rescued From Home In Tamil Nadu After Alleged Sexual Abuse

Outlook Web Bureau

The home in-charge reportedly made them watch pornographic content before abusing them.

29 December, 2018

Delhi Shelter Home Staff Used Chilli Powder In Private Parts To Discipline Girls, Says DCW

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The teenage girls complained that they were beaten with scales for not keeping their rooms clean and not listening to the staff.

05 December, 2018

Four Shelter Homes Running Without Registration Shut Down In Odisha

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Three of the shelter homes closed were run by Good News India (GNI), the same NGO whose branch at Beltikiri was embroiled in the sexual abuse scandal.

03 December, 2018

9 Women Go Missing From Delhi Shelter Home, Manish Sisodia Suspends Senior Officials

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The DCW, in a statement, claimed that the missing of these girls from Sanskar Ashram at Dilshad Garden was found after six months on December 2 following which the case was registered.

28 November, 2018

Supreme Court Transfers All 17 Bihar Shelter Home Cases To CBI

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SC directs CBI to take over probe into allegations of physical and sexual abuse of inmates at several shelter homes in Bihar.


22 November, 2018

Amid Rise In Shelter Home Abuses, 539 Child Care Institutes Shut Across Country: WCD

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In Maharashtra, 377 CCIs were closed, the highest among all states and union territories, followed by Andhra Pradesh - 78, and Telangana - 32.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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