Pre-monsoon floods hit Assam, over 40,000 affected

Over 40,000 people have been affected and 1,000 hectares of crop land inundated by flood waters following pre-monsoon rains for the past one week in Assam, officials said on Sunday.

Rape survivor refused stretcher in Uttar Pradesh hospital

Rape survivor refused stretcher in Uttar Pradesh hospital

In yet another case of apathy towards rape victims, a girl who was sexually assaulted and was bleeding profusely, was denied use of stretcher in Lakhimpur government hospital. 

Freak weather storm kills five in Uttar Pradesh

In Uttar Pradesh, severe dust storms and thundershowers which lashed many parts of the state on Tuesday, killed five persons and left over 50 injured.

Passenger train derails in Lakhimpur

A coach of a Gonda-bound passenger train on Saturday derailed between Bhira and Pallia railway stations here, railway authorities said.

Three more killed in Assam flood, over 7.3 lakh people hit

The flood situation in Assam worsened on Monday with three more persons losing their lives and over 7.3 lakh people being affected in nearly 1,600 villages due to incessant rains across the state.

Assam continues to reel under floods, 8.5 lakh people affected

Assam continues to reel under floods, 8.5 lakh people affected

Assam continues to reel under the impact of floods in 12 districts affecting over 8.5 lakh people in 984 villages across the state even as the government said it has given all help to the state government to minimize casualties and flood damages.

Assam flood situation grim following incessant rains

The flood situation in Assam on Wednesday remained grim following incessant rains in the last few days with nearly 65,000 people in over 155 villages across the state being affected.

Flood situation in Assam remains grim, over 65,000 people affected

Flood situation in Assam remains grim, over 65,000 people affected

The flood situation in Assam remained grim on Monday as several districts experienced heavy rains in the past 24 hours.

Crop losses: Congress terms UP' govt's survey as 'discriminatory'

Former Union Minister and Congress leader Jitin Prasada on Sunday raised serious questions over the survey conducted by Uttar Pradesh government to ascertain crop losses suffered by rain-hit farmers and termed it to be "discriminatory".

Fresh wave of flood in Assam, two die

A fresh wave of flood hit the northern bank of Brahmaputra in Assam on Monday claiming lives of at least two persons and affecting over 5,500 people in 20 villages.

Assam flood situation improves, ten villages remain affected

The flood situation in Assam on Thursday improved considerably with only around 3,500 people affected due to the waters in ten villages.

No respite from floods in Assam

Flood situation in Assam continues to remain grim as most of rivers flowed above the danger mark due to relentless rainfall.

Assam floods affect over 80,000 people

Assam floods affect over 80,000 people

Over 80,000 people in 10 districts of Assam were reeling under floods, while one person died in Lakhimpur district, where surging waters have flooded over 27 villages, the authorities said on Tuesday.

Floods hit six districts of Assam, one dead

One person was killed and nearly 33,000 affected as six districts of Assam have been hit by flood.

Three killed as tractor-trolley overturns in UP

Three persons were on Thursday killed and another injured when a tractor-trolley overturned in the Isanagar area here, police said.

Elderly woman raped in Uttar Pradesh

A 75-year-old woman was allegedly raped by unidentified persons in Neemgaon area here, police said on Monday.

Teenage Dalit girl raped, body found hanging from tree in UP

In a grim reminder of the infamous Badaun incident, a teenage Dalit girl was raped and her body was later found hanging from a tree in Nighasan area of the district, police said on Thursday.

Man kills 35-year-old; uses his body for own murder story

A 40-year-old criminal has been arrested for allegedly killing another man and using the victim's body to draft his own murder story near Dadhel village here, police said on Saturday.

UP: 9 policemen suspended for dereliction of duty

Nine policemen have been suspended on charges of dereliction of duty, a senior officer said here.

Spotted deer killed by unidentified poachers in UP

A spotted deer was killed with sharp-edged weapons by unidentified poachers in Panahpur village, police said today.