Lakhimpur

  • If Modi comes to power, the whole nation will witness riots: Mayawati 10-04-2014 08:48 PM

    BSP supremo and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Thursday took a dig at BJP prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi over Gujarat riots and said if such a person is voted to power the whole nation will witness riots. Addressing an election rally in Lakhimpur Kheri, Ms. Mayawati cautioned...
  • Forced to take medicine, man hacks his wife to death 03-04-2014 12:01 AM

    Forced to take medicines by his wife, a man allegedly hacked her to death and beheaded her in Muda Galib village under Mohammadi police station limits in the district this evening, police said. The man, identified as Mustafa, was said to be suffering from some mental aliment and undergoing treatment....
  • NGOs censure arrest of muslim students 26-03-2014 09:04 PM

    A joint forum of NGOs, on Wednesday, termed the Delhi and Rajasthan ATS' operation, arresting five young boys as suspected terrorists of Indian Mujhaideen, as an action in "haste, deliberate, and political". Addressing a joint press conference here, the leaders of NGOs, including People Union of Civil Liberties president Prem...
  • 40-year-old man attacked by tiger 22-03-2014 11:37 AM

    A 40-year-old man was seriously injured in a tiger attack in north Kheri forest division in Lakhimpur, a forest department official said on Saturday. The incident took place on Friday evening when Ramesh along with his fellow villagers was grazing his cattle near Chanpura forests under south Nighasan range, Divisional...
  • 13 killed, nine injured in road mishap in Sitapur's Shah Maholi area 14-12-2013 12:32 PM

    Thirteen persons and nine others wereinjured on Fridaywhen a truck lost control andhit a car and a cab on the Sitapur-Lakhimpur road in Shah Maholi area here, police said. The mishap happened Friday evening when the truck heading to Lakhimpur lost control and hit a car injuring three before colliding...
  • Assam: Protest continues over Lakhimpur gangrape incident 29-11-2013 03:04 PM

    The post mortem report that the woman who died after being thrown out of a tempo taxi in Assam was not raped was rejected on Friday by the local BJP and a student body as public protests continued. Demanding investigation by the CBI, leaders of the Lakhimpur district unit of...
  • Assam: Post mortem report rules out sexual assault on woman 27-11-2013 06:37 PM

    Lakhimpur: Post mortem report into the death of a woman who was brutally killed in upper Assam's Lakhimpur district has revealed that she died due to trauma after being hit on the head by a blunt object. The report has ruled out sexual assault. Initial reports into the investigations said...
  • Assam: Protests erupt over brutal gangrape of a 31-year-old 27-11-2013 09:35 AM

    Lakhimpur: Protests have broken out in Assam after the alleged brutal gangrape of a married women inside a tempo. Four men on Friday raped a 31-year-old woman inside a tempo, gouged out her eyes and beat her before throwing the victim out of the vehicle leading to her death in...
  • Assam: 4 men gangrape woman, gouge her eyes out, kill her 25-11-2013 02:36 PM

    Four men allegedly raped a woman inside a tempo, gouged out her eyes and beat her before throwing the victim out of the vehicle leading to her death in upper Assam's Lakhimpur district, sparking outrage from locals. The incident took place on Friday when the woman had boarded a shared...
  • Assam grenade attack: 3 critically injured in Lakhimpur 23-07-2013 10:48 PM

    New Delhi: Three persons were on Tuesday critically injured in a grenade attack in Lakhimpur, Assam. The injured people have been been rushed to a hospital. More details are awaited. ...
  • UP rains: Rivers continue to flow above the danger mark 15-07-2013 08:05 AM

    Lucknow: Rain and thunderstorms continued at isolated places in Uttar Pradesh. Meanwhile, major rivers continue to flow over the danger mark at a number of places in the state, a report of the Central Water Commission said. Sharda river was flowing above danger mark at Paliakalan in Lakhimpur district, Ghaghra...
  • 1.2 lakh people affected in Assam floods 12-07-2013 11:27 AM

    Guwahati: Floods continue to wreak havoc in Assam where 1.2 lakh people have been affected affected as surging water from overflowing rivers submerge 27 more villages, according to Assam State Disaster Management Authority(ASDMA). About 500 families were badly affected in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river. Across...
  • UP: Laptops for students soak in water after rain in Lakhimpur 12-06-2013 02:18 PM

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's free laptop distribution scheme for intermediate pass students as promised in the manifesto during assembly elections in 2012 has hit a roadblock in Lakhimpur. A programme was organised to distribute laptops in Lakhimpur on Wednesday. However, the heavy rains on Tuesday night...
  • Youth killed by friends after dropping catch in a cricket match 10-12-2012 11:59 AM

    Lakhimpur: A game of cricket cost a 15-year-old boy his life after two of his friends allegedly killed him for dropping a catch in Mohammadi area in Lakhimpur. The three friends were playing cricket in a nearby field on Sunday when the victim Simran dropped the catch, police said on...
  • Assam: Protests hit Subansiri hydro-power project 02-12-2011 09:22 AM

    New Delhi: Protestors in Assam have taken to the streets to block trucks carrying turbines for the Subansiri Dam site, the largest hydro-power project in India. Wednesday evening's violence in upper Assam's Sinitpur and Lakhimpur was not unexpected. But the police and paramilitary forces lathi charged, fired blanks in the...
  • Assam: 2 injured in a LED explosion in Lakhimpur 14-10-2011 09:39 AM

    Lakhimpur: Two persons were injured on Friday when a hand-made bomb buried in the compound of a house exploded at Sarmoti in upper Assam's Lakhimpur district. The bomb was found abandoned by a little boy about three days ago and brought it home where the adults kept it inside an...
  • UP govt orders CBI inquiry into Lakhimpur case 13-09-2011 05:31 PM

    Lucknow: A day after the apex court ordered a CBI inquiry into alleged rape of a girl by Banda BSP MLA, Mayawati government on Tuesday recommended handing over to the agency the sensational Lakhimpur case in which body of a 14-year-old girl was found hanging from a tree in a...
  • Two lakh affected in Assam flood 17-07-2011 07:21 PM

    Guwahati: Nearly two lakh persons have been affected by the first wave of flood which has hit Assam's twin districts of Lakhimpur and Dhemaji. Four people have so far lost their lives in the flood that has inundated nearly 200 villages in the worst affected Jonai sub division, official sources...
  • UP: minor gangraped, beaten for having an affair 16-07-2011 08:33 AM

    New Delhi: A minor was allegedly beaten up and gangraped in front of the entire village in Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday morning by men believed to be close to a former MP. She was punished because she was allegedly having an affair with her school teacher. The...
  • HC asks UP to reply to PIL in Lakhimpur case 04-07-2011 12:56 PM

    Lucknow: The Allahabad High Court on Monday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to submit a reply on a PIL seeking a CBI probe into the alleged rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl inside police station premises in Lakhimpur district. The order was passed by a division bench of justices...
  • Lakhimpur girl murder: Constable arrested 03-07-2011 08:06 PM

    Lucknow: The gunner of a circle officer was on Sunday arrested for the sensational killing of a girl whose body was found hanging in a police station in UP's Lakhimpur district, with authorities alleging that he took her life when she raised an alarm during a molestation bid. "Gunner of...
  • Rahul visits Lakhimpur Kheri rape victim's home 29-06-2011 06:42 PM

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday met the family of the 14-year-old girl found dead in a police station in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh. "We support the family's demand for a CBI probe in the incident," said Rahul after meeting them. The girls was strangulated...
  • UP teen case: Oppn steps up pressure on UP govt 15-06-2011 09:25 PM

    New Delhi: Five days after the controversial murder of a minor girl in Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati finally broke her silence on Wednesday promising stern action. Mayawati said, "What happened in Lakhimpur is regretful... We are taking strict action. The government is ready for a CBI probe...
  • Opposition politicising teen's murder: Mayawati 15-06-2011 11:41 AM

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Wednesday condemnned the murder of the teenager in Lakhimpur and accused the opposition parties of playing politics over the murder case. "Opposition parties should stop playing politics and help out in getting the real accused arrested," she said. Mayawati also attacked the...
  • NCW, NHRC behaving like political parties: Maya 14-06-2011 06:35 PM

    Lucknow: Under attack over the murder of a teenaged girl in a police station in Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati on Tuesday shot off a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh charging various national commissions with behaving like political parties. National Commission for Women and National Human Rights...
  • Police shielding accused: rape victim's mother 14-06-2011 07:08 AM

    New Delhi: In more embarrassment for the Mayawati government in Uttar Pradesh, the mother of the minor who was found hanging inside a police station in Lakhimpur Kheri has now accused the police of trying to bribe her to stay quiet. She has alleged they are shielding their colleagues who...
  • UP teen case: Asphyxia cause of death 13-06-2011 08:28 PM

    New Delhi: Twelve hours after calling it a suicide, the second autopsy report conducted on the 14-year-old girl in Lakhimpur, has confirmed it was murder. The Police, however, have still not ruled out rape. The SP of the police station has been transferred and the doctors who conducted the first...
  • UP Police rule out rape in teen's death case 13-06-2011 03:46 PM

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Police on Monday claimed that the 14-year-old girl whose body was found in a police station in Lakhimpur was not raped. Inspector General of Police (Lucknow) Shibesh Kumar Singh said that the second autopsy report of the teenager's body did not confirm rape. "The second autopsy...
  • Maya govt orders CB-CID probe in teen rape case 13-06-2011 07:48 AM

    Lakhimpur: After the rape of a minor girl, allegedly by policemen in Lakhimpur district of Uttar Pradesh, left the administration red faced, the Mayawati government has ordered a CB-CID probe in the case. An FIR has been lodged against one sub inspector and two constables for murder and tampering with...