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Watch: Bureaucrat breaks down as she meets mother of child injured in Lakhimpur Kheri accident
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Watch: Bureaucrat breaks down as she meets mother of child injured in Lakhimpur Kheri accident

The bus was heading to Lucknow from Dhaurahra when it collided with a truck coming from the opposite direction.

Elder sister left studies to take care of mother, younger wanted to do job: Brother of Dalit girls raped, murdered in UP
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Elder sister left studies to take care of mother, younger wanted to do job: Brother of Dalit girls raped, murdered in UP

Six men were arrested on Thursday in connection with the alleged rape and murder of the two teenage sisters who were found hanging from a tree in a sugarcane field

Minor Dalit girl 'raped' and 'killed', body found near railway line in UP's Budaun
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Minor Dalit girl 'raped' and 'killed', body found near railway line in UP's Budaun

The family has alleged that the police picked up the body without informing them and sent it for post-mortem, adding that they came to know about the incident only after the police called them to the post-mortem house to identify the deceased

Meghalaya, its matrilineal society and the intruding elements of patriarchy
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Meghalaya, its matrilineal society and the intruding elements of patriarchy

The legal implementation of Meghalayan traditional ethos is getting harder day by day

Lakhimpur Dalit teen sisters were raped, strangulated to death before being hanged from tree, confirms autopsy report
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Lakhimpur Dalit teen sisters were raped, strangulated to death before being hanged from tree, confirms autopsy report

Police have arrested six people for their alleged involvement in the rape, murder of twin sisters in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur. They have been booked under IPC Sections 302, 376 and the POCSO Act

Lakhimpur Kheri Dalit sisters murders: Father says minor girls were 'abducted', denies they went on bike with accused
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Lakhimpur Kheri Dalit sisters murders: Father says minor girls were 'abducted', denies they went on bike with accused

The father of the two minor girls, who were abducted, allegedly raped and murdered, in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri demands justice for his daughters, saying culprits should be hanged

Badaun rerun? How Dalit sisters found hanging from tree in UP’s Lakhimpur Kheri evoke memories of 2014 horror
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Badaun rerun? How Dalit sisters found hanging from tree in UP’s Lakhimpur Kheri evoke memories of 2014 horror

In 2014, the bodies of two Dalit cousins were found hanging from a branch of a mango tree in Uttar Pradesh’s Badaun district. Eight years later, similar scenes have unfolded in Lakhimpur Kheri where two minor girls have been found dead with family members alleging rape

Women's security cannot be expected from those facilitating release of rapists: Rahul Gandhi
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Women's security cannot be expected from those facilitating release of rapists: Rahul Gandhi

Two teenage sisters were found hanging from a tree in a sugarcane field located about a kilometre away from their house in Nighasan police station limits in Lakhimpur Kheri on Wednesday, police said

UP: Two minor sisters found hanging from tree in Lakhimpur Kheri; probe underway
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UP: Two minor sisters found hanging from tree in Lakhimpur Kheri; probe underway

The bodies have been sent for autopsy. The police are working to confirm the cause of death and establish the sequence of events

Mukul Rohatgi is set to return as Attorney General: The advocate has fought cases for Aryan Khan and Arnab Goswami
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Mukul Rohatgi is set to return as Attorney General: The advocate has fought cases for Aryan Khan and Arnab Goswami

This will be Mukul Rohatgi’s second stint as the country’s top law officer. In his long career, he has represented various high-profile clients, displaying his legal prowess

Police detains five in alleged gang rape of 15-year-old girl in UP's Lakhimpur Kheri
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Police detains five in alleged gang rape of 15-year-old girl in UP's Lakhimpur Kheri

In her statements before the magistrate, the girl disclosed the identity of four accused, who were from her village and were previously known to her. A case has been registered against the accused under the IPC and Protection of Children against Sexual Offences Act 2012

UP: 20-year-old woman hangs self after neighbour posts her objectionable pics online
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UP: 20-year-old woman hangs self after neighbour posts her objectionable pics online

The woman's family members learned about her alleged suicide when they found her hanging from the ceiling fan on Thursday morning

Watch: Union Minister Ajay Mishra calls Rakesh Tikait 'second-rate person'
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Watch: Union Minister Ajay Mishra calls Rakesh Tikait 'second-rate person'

The Union minister Ajay Kumar Mishra has been facing flak over his son's alleged involvement in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence in which four farmers were mowed down by a car last year in October

Lakhimpur Kheri: Farmers' agitation called off after officials meet protesters
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Lakhimpur Kheri: Farmers' agitation called off after officials meet protesters

Top district officials assured that a meeting at the government level for the farmers will be arranged in the first week of September, said Samyukta Kisan Morcha leader Rakesh Tikait

SKM stir in Lakhimpur enters second day, Rakesh Tikait asks farmers to be ready for nationwide agitation
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SKM stir in Lakhimpur enters second day, Rakesh Tikait asks farmers to be ready for nationwide agitation

The agitation has gained strength since its start on Thursday with prominent leaders, including SKM core committee member Dharshan Singh Pal, Swaraj India national convener Yogendra Yadav and social activist Medha Patekar, addressing the dharna

Uttar Pradesh: Court denies bail to Mohammad Zubair in 2021 case
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Uttar Pradesh: Court denies bail to Mohammad Zubair in 2021 case

The bail application was moved before Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Mohamaddi on 11 July after the court sent Zubair to a 14-day judicial custody in the case

UP: 13-year-old gang-raped, strangled to death in Lakhimpur Kheri; elder sister who planned act among seven arrested
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UP: 13-year-old gang-raped, strangled to death in Lakhimpur Kheri; elder sister who planned act among seven arrested

According to the police, the sisters had frequent quarrels after the younger one recently came to know about the elder one’s illicit relations with the four men and objected to it

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: HC grants 2 weeks time to complainant to file counter affidavit in Ashish Mishra's bail plea
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Lakhimpur Kheri violence: HC grants 2 weeks time to complainant to file counter affidavit in Ashish Mishra's bail plea

High Court Judge granted two weeks' time to the victim Jagjeet Singh to file a counter-affidavit and posted the matter for further hearing on 25 May

Politicians shouldn't make irresponsible remarks, says HC; denies bail to four Lakhimpur accused
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Politicians shouldn't make irresponsible remarks, says HC; denies bail to four Lakhimpur accused

The court will hear on 25 May the bail plea of Union minister Ajay Mishra's son Ashish Mishra, whose bail was earlier cancelled by the Supreme Court

Faith in judiciary increased: Kin of farmers killed in Lakhimpur after Supreme Court cancels accused's bail
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Faith in judiciary increased: Kin of farmers killed in Lakhimpur after Supreme Court cancels accused's bail

The Supreme Court had on 18 April cancelled the bail granted to Ashish Mishra by the Allahabad High Court and asked him to surrender in a week