Jharkhand & Orissa

For want of Aadhaar? Girl dies of ‘starvation’ after ration card caught in technical glitch

An 11-year-old girl died of starvation in Jharkhand’s Simdega district after her family was struck off the government welfare rolls for not linking their ration card with Aadhaar, activists have claimed. Santoshi Kumari died on September 28 after starving for ...

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Jharkhand HC allows abortion in 23rd week for minor rape victim; foetus’ DNA to be used as evidence

Ranchi: The Jharkhand High Court on Monday allowed a minor rape victim to abort her 23-week foetus. Justice R Mukhopadhya studied a medical report prepared by doctors at the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIIMS) this evening and allowed the ...

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Odisha minor girl gangrape: Cong observes Koraput bandh over these demands

Koraput: The Odisha unit of Congress today observed a seven-hour bandh in Koraput district over the sensational incident of a Class-IX minor girl allegedly gangrapedby armed men suspected to be security personnel at Sorispadar forest near Kunduli Haat under Pottangi police limits in ...

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Activists Allege That An 11-Year-Old Jharkhand Girl Starved To Death Because Her Family Didn’t Have Aadhar-Linked Ration Cards

Activists alleged that PDS outlets in Jharkhand’s Simdega district refused to give ration to a family, since their ration cards had gotten cancelled for not being linked to Aadhaar. Eleven-year-old Santoshi Kumari allegedly died of starvation on 28 September, after ...

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When 22-23 from PU used to pass UPSC exam: Nitish

PATNA: Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said 1917 was an important year in the history of Bihar as two important events took place that year. They were the establishment of Patna University (PU) and the launch of Champaran Satyagrah. Addressing the ...

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