Flood situation remained grave in Uttar Pradesh where the toll rose to 89 with reports of seven more deaths in the state whose eastern parts were worst hit.
A woman in an Uttar Pradesh village set herself and her five daughters on fire after she was taunted and beaten up by her husband for not bearing a son, police said on Tuesday.
Eight policemen have been convicted by a special CBI court in a 31-year-old fake encounter case in Gonda district in which 13 people were killed.
Six minor girls drowned while trying to collect snails in a pond at Mehrama area in Gonda district of Jharkhand, police said on Sunday.
The son of a sitting BJP MLA was on Tuesday killed in an exchange of fire between the two over a minor altercation in Gonda district.
At least four people were killed and three injured critically when a bus ran over them in Uttar Pradesh`s Gonda district Monday, police said.
The engine of the Bihar-Delhi
Garib Rath derailed after hitting a road roller at an unmanned
railway crossing in the district this evening, disrupting
rail traffic on the route.
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