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Kushwaha holds Nitish responsible for children's deaths; demands his resignation

‘Either you act or resign from post of CM, failing which RLSP would hit the roads to expose him (Nitish) for his failures,’ Kushwaha said.

23 Jun 2019 8:16 PM

Portion of roof falls outside ICU treating AES patients in Muzaffarpur in Bihar

As many as 43 children suffering from Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) have been admitted in the ICU of the hospital.

23 Jun 2019 7:01 PM

Portion of roof falls outside ICU treating AES patients in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur

‘A patch of plaster from the roof fell off, nobody has been injured,’ Sunil Kumar Shahi, SKMCH, Muzaffarpur superintendent said.

23 Jun 2019 6:47 PM

RJD student wing protests against Bihar government over encephalitis deaths

The protesters also demanded that a high-level committee be formed and families of all deceased get compensation.

23 Jun 2019 5:29 PM

Harsh Vardhan, Health Ministry officials review status of AES cases in Muzaffarpur

The death toll due to AES has mounted to 109 in government-run Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH).

23 Jun 2019 5:13 PM


Bihar doctor suspended for negligence of duty; Death toll in encephalitis reaches 129

90 patients are still undergoing treatment at SKMCH (84) and Kejriwal hospital (6).

23 Jun 2019 9:59 AM

Skeletons found near Muzaffarpur hospital

The government hospital was also recently criticized for inadequate infrastructure and lack of medical professionals.

23 Jun 2019 2:16 AM

People in Patna polish shoes to collect money for AES-affected children

This comes after the death toll due to Encephalitis mounted to 128 in Muzaffarpur district on Saturday.

22 Jun 2019 3:29 PM

Fix healthcare now, or future shock is certain

Encephalopathy is a disease in which the functioning of the brain is affected.

21 Jun 2019 3:02 AM

Prisoners’ ward turned into ICU

Over 402 children are currently being treated at four ICUs at SKMCH.

21 Jun 2019 2:49 AM


Nitish government failed to foresee AES epidemic

Most of the children who have died due to AES belong to the marginalised sections.

21 Jun 2019 2:37 AM

Nitish Kumar cancels aerial inspection of heatwave affected areas

The chief minister was scheduled to inspect heatwave affected areas in Aurangabad, Gaya and Nawada.

20 Jun 2019 3:59 PM

Tejashwi in Delhi, closely monitoring Bihar's AES situation: Manoj Jha

RJD sources had earlier hinted that Tejashwi could be in New Delhi in connection to disproportionate assets case against him.

20 Jun 2019 3:56 PM

Prisoners' ward converted into ICU in Muzaffarpur’s govt hospital

Decision came after CM Nitish gave directions to convert prisoners' ward into ICU for children at Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital.

20 Jun 2019 12:57 PM

Supreme Court agrees to hear plea on outbreak of AES June 24

The PIL has also sought direction to the Bihar government to issue an “extraordinary government order”.

20 Jun 2019 2:59 AM


Nitish should resign on moral grounds: RJD leader over deaths due to Encephalitis

Asked about Tejashwi Yadav, Singh said, 'I don't know exactly where he is. Maybe he has gone to watch World Cup. I am not sure about it.'

19 Jun 2019 1:21 PM

SC to hear plea seeking team formation for treatment of kids affected by encephalitis

The plea also sought a direction to the Centre for providing all necessary medical equipment and other supports for the effective treatment.

19 Jun 2019 11:57 AM

Nitish commissions medical hospital expansion, Encephalitis death toll at 128

As many as 89 children have died in Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH), while 19 others lost their lives in Kejriwal Hospital.

18 Jun 2019 4:14 PM

No work, all talk: Congress slams Harsh Vardhan over death of children in Bihar

The death toll due to the outbreak has climbed to 105 in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district.

18 Jun 2019 3:55 PM

Death toll rises to 108 due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome

As many as 89 children have died in Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH), while 19 others lost their lives in Kejriwal Hospital.

18 Jun 2019 12:17 PM