Improvement of facilities in hostels in Raj: Minister

Social Justice and Empowerment minister Arun Chaturvedi on Monday announced an improvement of facilities in hostels run by the department in the state.

Tribal school girl found pregnant in Odisha, hostel in-charge suspended

Close on the heels of similar incidents, a 15-year old tribal student living in a government school hostel, was found pregnant as the district authorities suspended the hostel incharge and the police launched a probe.

Chhattisgarh: Hostel superintendent, aide booked for forcing girls into obscene chats

The Superintendent of a hostel for destitute children and her associate has been booked for allegedly forcing minor girls into obscene phone chats and attempting to trade them in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district, police said on Thursday.

Headmistress suspended as student delivers baby in hostel

A Class X girl student delivered a baby in a residential school hostel in Kandhamal district following which its headmistress was suspended and two contractual teachers disengaged for alleged negligence, officials said on Wednesday.

Gurgaon judges inspect women hostel, find irregularities

Two Gurgaon judges inspected the working women's hostel here and found many irregularities, an official said on Wednesday.

Girl students protest after spy camera found in girls' hostel in Noida

Girl students of a JSS college held a demonstration on Thursday after a spy camera was found in a washroom of the girls' hostel.

67 South Africans died in Nigeria hostel collapse

At least 67 South Africans were killed when a church hostel collapsed in Nigeria`s most populist city of Lagos last week, South Africa`s President Jacob Zuma has revealed.

Child panel to seek info on Bihar minister son`s suicide bid

Madhya Pradesh State Commission for Protection of Child Rights has decided to direct the Scindia School in Gwalior to submit all details regarding the alleged suicide bid by its student Adarsh Kumar Singh, son of Bihar`s Cooperative Minister Jai Kumar Singh.

Bihar minister`s son was being harassed at hostel: Police

Police said Adarsh Kumar, the son of Bihar Cooperatives Minister Jai Kumar Singh, apparently tried to kill himself following alleged harassment by three senior boys at the prestigious Scindia School here.

Kerala tightens norms for booking room in MLAs` hostel

Following an all-party meeting, Kerala Assembly Speaker G Karthikeyan has announced very strict norms for entry of visitors to the MLAs` hostel which will also be applicable to ex-legislators.

Clash between police and students in Patna

A clash was witnessed today between students who were demanding a hostel and the police.

TN Govt frames new guidelines for running women hostels

Taking a strong view of the recent incident of rape of two minor girls, Tamil Nadu government on Thursday announced new guidelines for running hostels to ensure safety and security for girl students.

Hi-Five to hostel life

The good, bad and ugly. Hostel life is meant to be a lot of fun if you live it the right way. Patricia Mascarenhas gets a glimpse of this jumpy life.


Living in Mumbai is expensive especially if you are an outstation student. Patricia Mascarenhas takes a peek into the accommodation procedures and the facilities provided.

11 tribal girls in Andhra Pradesh hostel allege sexual abuse by tutor

Eleven minor tribal girls residing in a students` hostel run by an NGO in Nalgonda district of Andhra Pradesh, have alleged sexual assault by their tutor for the past five months, police said.

55 new hostels for SC students in Odisha

As part of efforts to ensure all-round development of Scheduled Caste people, the Odisha Government has decided to construct 55 new hostels for SC students.

Police help sought to evict defeated Pak MPs from hostel

Pakistani authorities have cut off electricity and sought help from police to evict politicians who are holding on to suites at a hostel for lawmakers.

Jharkhand Central University suspends 11 students from hostels

Eleven students of Central University of Jharkhand (CUJ) were on Monday suspended from their hostels and asked to vacate rooms for their alleged involvement in a group clash in the varsity campus.

Girl gangraped in Patna boys` hostel

The victim lodged an FIR, in which she said that three youths forcibly brought her to the hostel and outraged her modesty.

AMU VC orders hostel search to seize fire arms

Amidst allegations of Aligarh Muslim
University students stocking fire arms in some hostels, its
Vice Chancellor PK Abdul Azis on Thursday ordered a search to seize
any such material.