Lakhimpur

  • Who is Manjunath: A unique 'Whistle-Blowing' campaign announced for upcoming film 'Manjunath' promotions May 1, 2014

    Mumbai: A unique marketing campaign called 'Whistle-Blowing', aimed at encouraging the youths to speak up and stand for what is right, has been launched as part of the marketing initiative of 'Manjunath', an extraordinary story of an ordinary man. Viacom18 Motion Pictures announced the campaign at an event here Wednesday. A biopic...
  • If Modi comes to power, the whole nation will witness riots: Mayawati April 10, 2014

    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 the...
  • Forced to take medicine, man hacks his wife to death April 3, 2014

    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. His...
  • NGOs censure arrest of muslim students March 26, 2014

    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 Prakash...
  • 40-year-old man attacked by tiger March 22, 2014

    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 December 14, 2013

    Thirteen persons and nine others were injured on Friday when a truck lost control and hit 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 with...
  • Assam: Protest continues over Lakhimpur gangrape incident November 29, 2013

    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 BJP...
  • Assam: Post mortem report rules out sexual assault on woman November 27, 2013

    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 November 27, 2013

    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 November 25, 2013

    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 tempo...
  • Assam grenade attack: 3 critically injured in Lakhimpur July 23, 2013

    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 July 15, 2013

    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 river...
  • 1.2 lakh people affected in Assam floods July 12, 2013

    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 the...
  • UP: Laptops for students soak in water after rain in Lakhimpur June 12, 2013

    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...
  • UP: Man arrested for raping minor daughter for months December 23, 2012

    Lakhimpur: A man has been arrested for allegedly raping his minor daughter over a period of months in Mohammadi town, police said on Sunday. A case has been lodged under the relevant section of the IPC on a complaint of the girl after the matter came to light last night, Deputy...
  • Youth killed by friends after dropping catch in a cricket match December 10, 2012

    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...
  • Flash floods in two districts of upper Assam September 13, 2012

    Lakhimpur: Flash floods in upper Assam's Dhemaji and Lakhimpur districts have affected over 2.5 lakh people with the swollen rivers inundating more than 100 villages following incessant rains during the last two days. Official sources on Thursday said rain-fed rivers Chamaong, Gainadi, Ziadhol, Kumotia and Lali had overrun their banks flooding...
  • Flood situation turns grim in Assam August 27, 2012

    Guwahati: The flood situation in Assam on Monday turned grim with the water level of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries rising in five districts following incessant rainfall in the catchment areas. Over one lakh people have been affected by the third wave of floods in the five districts of Lakhimpur, Dhemaji,...
  • UP: Minor alleges rape by BSP MP's domestic help April 30, 2012

    New Delhi: There's trouble for Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP Jugal Kishore as a minor has alleged that she was allegedly raped by his domestic help in his house in Lakhimpur Kheri. The suspect has been arrested but Kishore has denied that incident took place in his house or that the...
  • UP: Public health centre clerk found dead February 16, 2012

    Lucknow: The National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) Scheme has been facing more murk in Uttar Pradesh. The body of a clerk from the health department Mahendra Sharma was found at a public health centre in Lakhimpur Kheri. The family of Sharma, who was missing since February 7, has alleged...
  • Assam: Protests hit Subansiri hydro-power project December 2, 2011

    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 October 14, 2011

    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 underground dustbin,...
  • UP govt orders CBI inquiry into Lakhimpur case September 13, 2011

    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 July 17, 2011

    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 July 16, 2011

    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 July 4, 2011

    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 Abdul Mateen...
  • Lakhimpur girl murder: Constable arrested July 3, 2011

    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 Circle...
  • Rahul visits Lakhimpur Kheri rape victim's home June 29, 2011

    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 to death...
  • UP teen case: Oppn steps up pressure on UP govt June 15, 2011

    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 if...
  • Opposition politicising teen's murder: Mayawati June 15, 2011

    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 Centre and...