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Lakhimpur Kheri case: SC notice on Ashish Mishra's bail plea
Lakhimpur Kheri case: SC notice on Ashish Mishra's bail plea

The Supreme Court issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday on the bail plea of Ashish Mishra—accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri case and Union minister Ajay Kumar Mishra's son.

'Tikait do kaudi ka aadmi hai': Union minister Ajay Mishra

23 Aug 2022

Lucknow
'Tikait do kaudi ka aadmi hai': Union minister Ajay Mishra

Union minister Ajay Mishra, whose son is imprisoned on charges of mowing down farmers, reportedly talked of "dogs barking and chasing his car," apparently referring to protesting farmers, in a contentious speech live-streamed by his followers.

Delhi court postpones Mohammed Zubair's bail plea hearing to Thursday

12 Jul 2022

Delhi High Court
Delhi court postpones Mohammed Zubair's bail plea hearing to Thursday

A Delhi court on Tuesday postponed the hearing on a bail plea filed by Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair to Thursday.

Lakhimpur Kheri: Elder sister gets minor raped, murdered by friends

01 Jul 2022

Uttar Pradesh
Lakhimpur Kheri: Elder sister gets minor raped, murdered by friends

After the alleged gang-rape and murder of a 13-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district on Tuesday, seven accused, including the elder sister of the victim, were arrested on Wednesday.

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Accused Ashish Mishra surrenders after SC's orders
Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Accused Ashish Mishra surrenders after SC's orders

Ashish Mishra, the main accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case, reportedly surrendered in the Chief Judicial Magistrate's court and returned to the district jail on Sunday.

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: SC cancels bail granted to Ashish Mishra

18 Apr 2022

Uttar Pradesh
Lakhimpur Kheri violence: SC cancels bail granted to Ashish Mishra

The Supreme Court on Monday canceled the bail granted to the main accused Ashish Mishra in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case.

Lakhimpur Kheri case: BJP Minister's son Ashish Mishra gets bail

10 Feb 2022

Uttar Pradesh
Lakhimpur Kheri case: BJP Minister's son Ashish Mishra gets bail

Ashish Mishra, the main accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case, was granted bail on Thursday.

'Minister is a criminal': Rahul Gandhi demands Ajay Mishra's sacking

16 Dec 2021

Rahul Gandhi
'Minister is a criminal': Rahul Gandhi demands Ajay Mishra's sacking

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday renewed his attack on Minister of State for Home Affairs Ajay Mishra while speaking in the Lok Sabha.

Parliament: Rahul Gandhi moves adjournment notice over Lakhimpur Kheri incident

15 Dec 2021

Rahul Gandhi
Parliament: Rahul Gandhi moves adjournment notice over Lakhimpur Kheri incident

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and other Members of Parliament on Wednesday moved an adjournment motion in Lok Sabha over the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

SIT calls Lakhimpur violence 'planned conspiracy'; seeks murder attempt charge

14 Dec 2021

Uttar Pradesh
SIT calls Lakhimpur violence 'planned conspiracy'; seeks murder attempt charge

The killings of farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri violence was a "planned conspiracy," an Uttar Pradesh Police Special Investigation Team (SIT) said in a court filing Tuesday.

Ex-Punjab and Haryana HC judge appointed to monitor Lakhimpur probe
Ex-Punjab and Haryana HC judge appointed to monitor Lakhimpur probe

The Supreme Court on Wednesday appointed Justice (retired) Rakesh Kumar Jain to oversee the ongoing probe into the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case.

SC proposes appointment of retired judge in Lakhimpur case probe
SC proposes appointment of retired judge in Lakhimpur case probe

The Supreme Court of India has once again questioned the handling of the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case where eight people had died.

Lakhimpur Kheri case: SC asks UP to identify more eye-witnesses
Lakhimpur Kheri case: SC asks UP to identify more eye-witnesses

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to identify more witnesses of the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case and provide them protection.

Priyanka Gandhi allowed to visit Agra after being detained

20 Oct 2021

Uttar Pradesh
Priyanka Gandhi allowed to visit Agra after being detained

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been allowed to visit Agra to meet the family of a man who died in police custody.

'Cannot be an unending story': SC on Lakhimpur case probe
'Cannot be an unending story': SC on Lakhimpur case probe

The Supreme Court of India today slammed the Uttar Pradesh government over its handling of the Lakhimpur Kheri violence which claimed the lives of eight people.

Four, including BJP leader, arrested for farmers' killing in UP

19 Oct 2021

Uttar Pradesh
Four, including BJP leader, arrested for farmers' killing in UP

Four more people, including a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, have been arrested in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence in Uttar Pradesh.

MoS Ajay Mishra blames local police for Lakhimpur Kheri violence

18 Oct 2021

Uttar Pradesh
MoS Ajay Mishra blames local police for Lakhimpur Kheri violence

Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra on Sunday blamed the local police for the Lakhimpur Kheri violence earlier this month.

Farmers stage 'Rail Roko' today to seek Union Minister's resignation

18 Oct 2021

Farmers Protest
Farmers stage 'Rail Roko' today to seek Union Minister's resignation

Farmers will today hold a "Rail Roko" protest to call for the sacking and arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra over the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

BJP Minister visits Lakhimpur; skips meeting kin of dead farmers

14 Oct 2021

Yogi Adityanath
BJP Minister visits Lakhimpur; skips meeting kin of dead farmers

Uttar Pradesh Law Minister Brijesh Pathak Wednesday visited the families of two victims of the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

Rahul Gandhi-led Congress team meets President over Lakhimpur violence

13 Oct 2021

Rahul Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi-led Congress team meets President over Lakhimpur violence

A delegation of Congress leaders led by Rahul Gandhi today met President Ram Nath Kovind over the Lakhimpur Kheri violence that claimed the lives of eight people, including four protesting farmers.

Priyanka Gandhi stopped on way to Lakhimpur for prayer meet

12 Oct 2021

Uttar Pradesh
Priyanka Gandhi stopped on way to Lakhimpur for prayer meet

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was reportedly stopped while on her way to attend the "antim ardas" (final prayer) of the farmers who were killed in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri earlier this month.

Lakhimpur Kheri: UP BJP distances itself from Union Minister's son

11 Oct 2021

Uttar Pradesh
Lakhimpur Kheri: UP BJP distances itself from Union Minister's son

The Bharatiya Janata Party in Uttar Pradesh is trying to distance itself from the controversy surrounding Ashish Mishra, the son of Union Minister of State (Home Affairs) Ajay Mishra.

Lakhimpur violence: Union Minister's son sent to 3-day police custody

11 Oct 2021

Uttar Pradesh
Lakhimpur violence: Union Minister's son sent to 3-day police custody

Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son Ashish Mishra has been sent to police custody for three days over the killing of farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri earlier this month.

Maharashtra bandh today in support of farmers

11 Oct 2021

Maharashtra
Maharashtra bandh today in support of farmers

All non-essential shops and services will remain shut across Maharashtra on Monday as the state government has announced a bandh or strike in support of farmers.

UP government shielding Minister's son: Priyanka Gandhi on Lakhimpur Kheri

10 Oct 2021

Narendra Modi
UP government shielding Minister's son: Priyanka Gandhi on Lakhimpur Kheri

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said Sunday that the victims of the Lakhimpur Kheri incident have no hope for justice as the UP government is shielding the accused, the son of a Union Minister.

Maharashtra bandh tomorrow to back farmers after Lakhimpur Kheri incident

10 Oct 2021

Maharashtra
Maharashtra bandh tomorrow to back farmers after Lakhimpur Kheri incident

Leaders of the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) have urged people to show support for farmers by closing their shops and establishments during the statewide bandh (strike) on Monday.

Lakhimpur Kheri incident: Union Minister's son arrested after 12-hour questioning

10 Oct 2021

Uttar Pradesh
Lakhimpur Kheri incident: Union Minister's son arrested after 12-hour questioning

Ashish Mishra, an accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri case, was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police on Saturday after 12 hours of questioning.

Lakhimpur Kheri: Union Minister's murder-accused son appears before police
Lakhimpur Kheri: Union Minister's murder-accused son appears before police

Ashish Mishra, the son of junior Home Minister Ajay Mishra, today arrived at the Crime Branch office in Lakhimpur in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

Lakhimpur Kheri: SC slams UP government; says 'dissatisfied with probe'

08 Oct 2021

India
Lakhimpur Kheri: SC slams UP government; says 'dissatisfied with probe'

The Supreme Court on Friday said that it is not satisfied with the steps taken by the Uttar Pradesh government in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case probe.

Union Minister's son, accused in Lakhimpur case, skips police summons

08 Oct 2021

Uttar Pradesh
Union Minister's son, accused in Lakhimpur case, skips police summons

Ashish Mishra, accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri case, skipped police summons on Friday amid fears that he may have fled to Nepal.

BJP MP's car hits protesting farmers in Haryana; 1 injured

07 Oct 2021

Haryana
BJP MP's car hits protesting farmers in Haryana; 1 injured

Even as tensions from the Lakhimpur Kheri incident refuse to simmer down, farmers in Haryana alleged a car belonging to BJP MP Nayab Saini hit farmers protesting in Ambala.

Varun Gandhi dropped from BJP body after criticizing Lakhimpur case

07 Oct 2021

Uttar Pradesh
Varun Gandhi dropped from BJP body after criticizing Lakhimpur case

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi was removed from the party's National Executive on Thursday.

SC seeks status report from UP in Lakhimpur Kheri case
SC seeks status report from UP in Lakhimpur Kheri case

The Supreme Court on Thursday sought a status report from the Uttar Pradesh government in the Lakhimpur Kheri case regarding the FIR and the arrests.

Supreme Court: CJI-led bench to hear Lakhimpur Kheri matter today
Supreme Court: CJI-led bench to hear Lakhimpur Kheri matter today

The Supreme Court will hear a matter pertaining to the violence in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri on Thursday.

Lakhimpur: New video shows SUV violently ramming into unarmed farmers
Lakhimpur: New video shows SUV violently ramming into unarmed farmers

A new clip of an SUV ramming into a farmers' protest in the Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh has emerged.

Congress delegation with Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi reaches UP's Lakhimpur Kheri

06 Oct 2021

Uttar Pradesh
Congress delegation with Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi reaches UP's Lakhimpur Kheri

Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday reached the Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh, to meet the families of those killed on Sunday.

Sidhu to lead Punjab Congress march to Lakhimpur Kheri

06 Oct 2021

Yogi Adityanath
Sidhu to lead Punjab Congress march to Lakhimpur Kheri

The Punjab Congress will take out a protest march to Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri against the BJP-led government for the "brutal murders" of farmers.

Lakhimpur Kheri: How Rakesh Tikait helped reach government-farmer deal

06 Oct 2021

Uttar Pradesh
Lakhimpur Kheri: How Rakesh Tikait helped reach government-farmer deal

Farmers had ramped up protests in Uttar Pradesh after Sunday, when a state minister's convoy mowed down a rally of demonstrators in Lakhimpur Kheri.

Lucknow: Section 144 restrictions till November 8 amid farmers' protests

06 Oct 2021

Lucknow
Lucknow: Section 144 restrictions till November 8 amid farmers' protests

As the farmers' protest has intensified after the Lakhimpur Kheri killings, the Lucknow Police on Tuesday announced restrictions in the Uttar Pradesh capital.

Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra granted permission to visit Lakhimpur

06 Oct 2021

Uttar Pradesh
Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra granted permission to visit Lakhimpur

Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra have finally been granted permission to visit Lakhimpur Kheri.