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.

Engineering student found dead at hostel in Jamshedpur

The body of a fourth year
student of National Institute of Technology was found
hanging at his hostel room in Adityapur.

When Kangna stayed at Delhi University hostel

Kangna stayed in a Delhi University hostel to prepare for her role in the romantic comedy ‘Tanu Weds Manu’.

Don`t show ragging casually in films: `Hostel` director

`Sarkar` writer Manish Gupta, who has wielded the megaphone for `Hostel` - a movie on the horrific stories of ragging, has appealed to filmmakers to stop showing the practice in a comic fashion in movies.

Shahid Kapoor says ‘no’ to go full monty in ‘Hostel’

When well known writer-director Manish Gupta approached Bollywood eye candy Shahid Kapoor for his next, he was disappointed as the actor rebuffed his proposal.

No Punjab University hostel for freshers using cars

Freshers wanting hostel room in the Punjab University will have to give up the comfort of their cars.

Now hostels for animals in Gujarat

An innovative concept of `animal hostels` to house cattle in a common facility in villages is being pursued vigorously in Gujarat, according to agriculture and fisheries minister Dilip Sanghani.

Court summons Colonel in Indore hostel ransacking case

A local court has issued summons
to the Administrative Officer of the Infantry School, Mhow, in
connection with the incident of ransacking of a private
medical college`s hostel allegedly by the army personnel.