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Police rushed them to a hospital where six people were declared dead, while nine others injured were undergoing treatment.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))

6 killed, 9 injured in vehicle collision in UP’s Bahraich

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2020 11:48 AM IST
The accident took place on Sunday night when the victims were returning to their native place Lakhimpur after visiting the Kichhauchha dargah.
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UP: 5-year old girl molested in Lakhimpur; accused held

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lakhimpur Kheri
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2020 04:03 PM IST
Parents are keeping a strict vigil on their young daughters in the district amid at least three recent incidents of rape and murder of minor girls
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Flood-affected people move on banana rafts, following incessant rain in Nalbari district on Friday.(PTI File Photo)
Flood-affected people move on banana rafts, following incessant rain in Nalbari district on Friday.(PTI File Photo)

Flood situation improves in Assam; 13,300 in 3 districts affected

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Guwahati
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2020 08:14 PM IST
Lakhimpur district of Assam is the worst-hit with over 10,600 people affected, followed by Dhemaji and Baska where the number of flood victims is 2,400 and 300 respectively, the state disaster management authority said.
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Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal inspecting Charikoria river bank erosion site at Dhakuakhana in Lakhimpur district of Assam on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal inspecting Charikoria river bank erosion site at Dhakuakhana in Lakhimpur district of Assam on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)

Assam floods: Death toll rises to 107, 16.5 lakh people still affected

By Utpal Parashar | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2020 07:30 AM IST
Assam floods: According to a Central Water Commission (CWC) bulletin, Brahmaputra, Dhansiri, Jia Bharali and Kopili rivers continued to flow over the danger mark at several places.
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Five deaths due to drowning-2 in Morigaon district and one each in Barpeta, Lakhimpur and Goalpara-were reported during the day.(PTI)
Five deaths due to drowning-2 in Morigaon district and one each in Barpeta, Lakhimpur and Goalpara-were reported during the day.(PTI)

Nearly 4 million people still affected in Assam floods; 5 more deaths reported

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2020 08:07 PM IST
According to a bulletin issued by Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), 3,218 villages and localities in 27 of the state’s 33 districts are still affected by flooding.
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People move to safer place in a boat after floodwater enters the town in Assam’s Dibrugarh on Thursday(ANI Photo)
People move to safer place in a boat after floodwater enters the town in Assam’s Dibrugarh on Thursday(ANI Photo)

Toll in flood-hit districts of Assam rises to 13, nearly 1.89 lakh people affected

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Guwahati
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 10:25 AM IST
The number of flood-hit people in Dhemaji, Jorhat, Majuli, Sivasagar and Dibrugarh districts was 38,000 on Wednesday, while the swirling floodwaters entered Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Golaghat and Tinsukia districts, raising the figure to 1.89 lakh on Thursday.
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Nagaon: Villagers watch a washed away road after flooding by Borpani River due to incessant rainfall for the past two days, at Madhab Para near Kampur in Nagaon district of Assam(PTI)
Nagaon: Villagers watch a washed away road after flooding by Borpani River due to incessant rainfall for the past two days, at Madhab Para near Kampur in Nagaon district of Assam(PTI)

Floods affect more than 10,000 in four districts of Assam

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON MAY 24, 2020 06:54 PM IST
According to Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), 46 villages in seven revenue circles have been affected in Lakhimpur (3), Goalpara (2), Sonitpur (1) and Darrang (1) districts.
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Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal’s helicopter makes emergency landing

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2019 09:45 PM IST
Media reports say the helicopter encountered inclement weather and was forced into landing.
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The woman has accused the husband of placing a bet with some of his friends and losing her to one of them.(Representative Image)
The woman has accused the husband of placing a bet with some of his friends and losing her to one of them.(Representative Image)

UP woman accuses husband of losing her to friend in gambling

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2019 10:47 PM IST
The report came to the fore on Tuesday when Leelawati, 25, gave a written complaint to the district authorities on ‘Tehsil Diwas’, a day reserved to address complaints of the public at the block level every week.
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Claiming that India has grown even stronger under PM Mod, the senior BJP leader said, “Now even the most powerful countries of the world can’t dare to frown at India.”(HT Photo)
Claiming that India has grown even stronger under PM Mod, the senior BJP leader said, “Now even the most powerful countries of the world can’t dare to frown at India.”(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Opposition has a negative mindset, says Rajnath Singh

By DEOKANT PANDEY | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2019 12:46 PM IST
The home minister said the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party had formed an alliance in UP as they feared they would be blown away by the BJP here.
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In Outer Manipur constituency, 78.2% polling was recorded. In Nagaland, 78.3% votes were polled. The polling percentage was 69% at 9 pm in Sikkim.(HT Photo)
In Outer Manipur constituency, 78.2% polling was recorded. In Nagaland, 78.3% votes were polled. The polling percentage was 69% at 9 pm in Sikkim.(HT Photo)

High turnout amid malfunction claims in Northeast

By HT Correspondents | Hindustan Times, Guwahati/Agartala/Shillong/Imphal/Siliguri
PUBLISHED ON APR 11, 2019 11:17 PM IST
In Assam, Congress spokesperson Rhituporna Konwar alleged there were multiple cases of EVM malfunction. MC Sahu, chief electoral officer, said, “There were reports of malfunction but the EVMs were immediately replaced. We will be able to give more details once polling parties come back,” he said.
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Yogesh Verma, the BJP legislator form Lakhimpur assembly constituency in Uttar Pradesh, was on Thursday shot at by unidentified men during Holi celebrations.(Twitter)
Yogesh Verma, the BJP legislator form Lakhimpur assembly constituency in Uttar Pradesh, was on Thursday shot at by unidentified men during Holi celebrations.(Twitter)

BJP MLA Yogesh Verma shot at during Holi celebrations in Uttar Pradesh

By Manish Chandra Pandey | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2019 09:34 AM IST
BJP legislator Yogesh Verma was shot at by unidentified attackers in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh during Holi celebrations.
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Pradan Baruah of the BJP is the sitting MP from Lakhimpur after he won the bye-election in 2016.(Lok Sabha Photo)
Pradan Baruah of the BJP is the sitting MP from Lakhimpur after he won the bye-election in 2016.(Lok Sabha Photo)

Lok Sabha election 2019: BJP hopes to retain Assam’s Lakhimpur seat

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2019 03:27 PM IST
The BJP which won the Lakhimpur Lok Sabha seat in 2014, retained it in the bye-elction in 2016.
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Bodies of two minor girls aged 14 and 15 years were found hanging in mysterious circumstances from an electricity pole in Pasgawan area of Lakhimpur late on Friday evening. (Representative photo)(HT File Photo)
Bodies of two minor girls aged 14 and 15 years were found hanging in mysterious circumstances from an electricity pole in Pasgawan area of Lakhimpur late on Friday evening. (Representative photo)(HT File Photo)

Two teenage girls found hanging from electric pole in Uttar Pradesh

By HT Correspondent | Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2019 10:52 PM IST
The finding triggered panic in the area . A crowd of over hundred villagers from nearby areas gathered at the spot and police teams were rushed to the spot to ensure no law and order trouble is caused.
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A college student was attacked with acid in Assam’s Lakhimpur after her family had turned down his marriage proposal.(HT)
A college student was attacked with acid in Assam’s Lakhimpur after her family had turned down his marriage proposal.(HT)

Acid poured over Assam college student for allegedly refusing marriage proposal

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON OCT 08, 2018 08:13 PM IST
The acid attack took place in Lakhimpur district as the woman and her friend were returning after classes. A hunt is on for the accused youth
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Following the report, the girl’s complaint was forwarded to Mitauli police, who registered an FIR.(Representative image)
Following the report, the girl’s complaint was forwarded to Mitauli police, who registered an FIR.(Representative image)

Lakhimpur: FIR against JNV teacher for ‘molesting’ Class 7 student

By Rajeev Mullick | Hindustan Times, Lucknow, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON APR 26, 2018 12:26 PM IST
On April 19, the Class 7 student complained to school principal Anita Kumari alleging molestation by her teacher during one of the classroom sessions on April 17, police said. Principal Anita Kumar formed a committee headed by vice-principal Abha Shukla and sought an inquiry report.
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Social activists take out a protest rally against increasing rape cases across the country in Guwahati recently.(PTI photo)
Social activists take out a protest rally against increasing rape cases across the country in Guwahati recently.(PTI photo)

Assam: Blind beggar ‘rapes’ minor daughter for 4 months, police hunt on

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2018 08:24 PM IST
Neighbours thrashed the beggar after allegedly catching him in the act a few days ago. However, they did not hand the suspect over to the police, allowing him to escape.
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A girl student of a central government run co-educational school in Lakhimpur, Uttar Pradesh, has accused a male teacher of sexual abuse.(Representative image)
A girl student of a central government run co-educational school in Lakhimpur, Uttar Pradesh, has accused a male teacher of sexual abuse.(Representative image)

Teacher groped me, alleges Lakhimpur girl

By Rajeev Mullick | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON APR 21, 2018 01:43 PM IST
A girl student of a central government run co-educational school in Lakhimpur, Uttar Pradesh, has accused a male teacher of running his hands all over her body from waist to leg and even touching her private parts. The school principal said an inquiry had been ordered.
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