Mid-day meal Tragedy

Chargesheet filed in mid-day meal tragedy in Bihar

Three months after 23 children died after eating contaminated meals, a chargesheet has been filed against the suspended principal and her husband in the mid-day meal tragedy in a primary school at Dharmasati Gandaman village of Saran district.

Oct 22, 2013, 15:13 PM IST

Dead scorpion in mid-day meal, 18 students fall ill in Chhattisgarh

At least 18 students fell ill after consuming mid-day meal which became contaminated allegedly due to a dead scorpion in food in Chhattisgarh’s Balodabazar district today, officials said.

Sep 04, 2013, 23:36 PM IST

Mid-day meal tragedy: Not justified to talk before probe ends, says Nitish kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said he did not feel justified to comment on the criminal aspect of Chhapra mid-day meal tragedy till the police investigation was over.

Jul 29, 2013, 20:17 PM IST

Mid-day meal tragedy: Chhapra school principal polygraph test to be done at Delhi

Bihar police on Friday decided to take jailed principal of Chhapra school, accused in the death of 23 children after eating poisonous midday meal, for polygraph test to Delhi.

Jul 26, 2013, 23:14 PM IST

Bihar govt forms SIT to probe Chhapra mid-day meal tragedy

The Bihar govt has constituted an eight-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe into the mid-day meal tragedy that claimed the lives of 23 children in the Chhapra district of the state last week.

Jul 23, 2013, 09:01 AM IST

WHO had asked India to ban toxin that killed kids

The pesticide that killed 23 schoolchildren last week is a nerve poison banned by many countries because of what the World Health Organization (WHO) describes as its "high acute toxicity".

Jul 23, 2013, 08:36 AM IST

Bihar mid-day meal tragedy: Complaint case against Nitish Kumar

A complaint case was filed on Monday against Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Education Minister PK Shahi and the absconding principal of the government school where 23 children lost their lives after eating a midday meal.

Jul 22, 2013, 23:50 PM IST

Bihar mid-day meal: 5 packets of pesticide found from principal`s house

After the Bihar mid-day meal tragedy in which 23 children lost their lives, investigators on Sunday found five packets of pesticide from absconding school principal Meena Devi`s house.

Jul 21, 2013, 23:05 PM IST

Bihar suspends mid-day meal supervisor

The Bihar government suspended from service an education department official responsible for monitoring the mid-day meal of a school in Saran district where 23 children died after eating contaminated food July 16, officials said.

Jul 21, 2013, 22:50 PM IST

No arrest yet in Bihar mid-day meal tragedy

With the school principal and her husband continuing to evade arrest even after six days of the midday meal tragedy, police has decided to move court tomorrow for attachment of property of the absconding duo.

Jul 21, 2013, 17:52 PM IST

Mid-day meal tragedy: Nitish Kumar puts off iftar party

In view of the mid-day meal tragedy at Chhapra in which 23 children died, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday night announced postponement of the iftar party he was to host on July 24.

Jul 20, 2013, 00:14 AM IST

Mid-day meal tragedy: Principal continues to evade arrest

Principal of the Chhapra school, where 23 children died after eating mid-day meal, and her grocer husband are still absconding even as police contacted their relatives to know the whereabouts of duo.

Jul 19, 2013, 17:38 PM IST

Mid-day meal tragedy: Bihar govt gets NHRC notice

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) today issued notices to the Bihar government over the issue of 22 children losing their lives after consuming mid-day meal at a state-run school in Saran district.

Jul 17, 2013, 20:11 PM IST

Bihar mid-day meal tragedy: More kids fall ill in Madhubani

A day after 22 kids lost their lives due to food poisoning after consuming mid-day meal at a government primary school in Bihar`s Saran district, some more kids were taken ill in the state`s Madhubani district on Wednesday.

Jul 17, 2013, 16:45 PM IST