Faizabad district officials arrested about 50 VHP activists in the Gosaiganj and Akbarpur police station areas of the neighbouring Ambedkarnagar district.
Five people, including two children, were killed after being hit by lightning in Uttar Pradesh late Wednesday, police said.
The first rape was reported from Faizabad district, while the other from Bahraich district.
A 32-year-old woman committed suicide after immolating her two daughters in Maharajganj area of Faizabad district.
Day in Pics: 4th May
Showbiz World - May 4, 2015
62nd National Film Awards