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Flood situation worsens in Assam, over 87,500 people affected

Flood situation worsens in Assam, over 87,500 people affected

According to a report by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) 131 villages are under water at present, while 148 hectares of crop land have been damaged.
 

Six percent of Assam schools graded as A+ says minister

For performance skills which included reading, writing and numericals, about 43 per cent students from class 2-8 were graded as D (below 48 per cent).

In Assam, youth carries kin's body on cycle; CM Sarbananda Sonowal orders probe

In Assam, youth carries kin's body on cycle; CM Sarbananda Sonowal orders probe

Majuli, the largest river island in Assam, is represented in the state Assembly by Chief Minister Sarbananda​ Sonowal. 

Bypoll results: BJP scores big, wins two out of four Lok Sabha seats - Here are details of who bagged what

Bypoll results: BJP scores big, wins two out of four Lok Sabha seats - Here are details of who bagged what

Counting of votes took place on Tuesday for 4 Lok Sabha and 8 Assembly Constituencies, spread across six States and one Union Territory where bypolls were held on Saturday.

PM's appeal falls on deaf ears, Dalit youth paraded naked, beaten to death over theft charges in UP's Lakhimpur

PM's appeal falls on deaf ears, Dalit youth paraded naked, beaten to death over theft charges in UP's Lakhimpur

A Dalit youth was allegedly beaten to death in the Lakhimpur district of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday over suspicion of being involved in a case of theft in the area recently.

Dalit couple axed to death for Rs 15

A Dalit coupel was axed to death by a shopkeeper in Lakhmipur village of Uttar Pradesh`s Mainpuri district on Thursday for allegedly non-payment of Rs. 15 that they had borrowed from him.

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.