Articles about Lakhimpur Kheri

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

17 Nov 2021

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

08 Nov 2021

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

26 Oct 2021

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

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

20 Oct 2021

'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

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

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 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

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-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

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

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

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 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

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 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

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

09 Oct 2021

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

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

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

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

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

07 Oct 2021

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

07 Oct 2021

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

07 Oct 2021

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

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

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

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: 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

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.

UP: Video shows farmers being run over by SUV

05 Oct 2021

UP: Video shows farmers being run over by SUV

A video has surfaced on social media showing a black SUV apparently running over protesting farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh.

Minister's son free, I'm arrested: Priyanka Gandhi on UP violence

04 Oct 2021

Minister's son free, I'm arrested: Priyanka Gandhi on UP violence

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was arrested early Monday as she headed to meet the kin of the farmers killed in Lakhimpur Kheri yesterday.

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Death toll reaches 9; murder case registered

04 Oct 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Death toll reaches 9; murder case registered

The death toll in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence has reached nine after the body of a local journalist, who had been missing after Sunday's violence, was found Monday morning.

UP: Union Minister's son runs over protesting farmers; 2 killed

03 Oct 2021

UP: Union Minister's son runs over protesting farmers; 2 killed

Union Minister of State (MoS) for Home Ajay Mishra's son allegedly ran his car over protesting farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri on Sunday, killing two.

Three-year-old raped in UP's Lakhimpur; third incident in 20 days

04 Sep 2020

Three-year-old raped in UP's Lakhimpur; third incident in 20 days

A three-year-old girl, who was missing since Wednesday, was raped and murdered, Uttar Pradesh Police said today, reports NDTV.

Lakhimpur rape: Accused arrested, admits to assaulting victim after argument

27 Aug 2020

Lakhimpur rape: Accused arrested, admits to assaulting victim after argument

In a new development, Uttar Pradesh Police arrested the main accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri rape and murder case, a day after the mutilated body of the victim was found.

UP: 13-year-old brutally raped, murdered after defecating in farmland

16 Aug 2020

UP: 13-year-old brutally raped, murdered after defecating in farmland

A 13-year-old girl was raped and murdered in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district on Friday. Reportedly, the girl had gone missing after she went to relieve herself in a farmland in Pakaria village of Isanagar area.

Amid anger against CAA, Adityanath sends refugees' list to Centre

13 Jan 2020

Amid anger against CAA, Adityanath sends refugees' list to Centre

While some states are protesting against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) with all their might, Uttar Pradesh has started implementing it.

UP: Groom's 'nagin' dance prompts bride to call off wedding

11 Nov 2019

UP: Groom's 'nagin' dance prompts bride to call off wedding

Nagin dance is nothing short of a cult in marriages in north India. The baraatis in a carefree nature, have no qualms in lying on roads and dancing like a snake.

Five brave civil-servants who lost lives in service to nation

07 Jun 2019

Five brave civil-servants who lost lives in service to nation

In India, the civil services are a dream for many but being a civil servant is tough and needs great commitment.