Lakhimpur Kheri violence

Farmers' protests: SKM shoots open letter to PM Narendra Modi, THESE are the six demands

The farmers’ group welcomed the PM’s decision to repeal the three laws but noted that it came as a “unilateral declaration rather than a bilateral solution”.

Nov 21, 2021, 23:52 PM IST

Priyanka Gandhi urges PM Modi not to share dais with Ajay Mishra Teni at DGP conference, Lucknow

The Congress leader stated that the Prime Minister sharing dias with Teni, who is the father of the main accused, Ashish Mishra, of the Lakhimpur Kheri violence, would be an insult to over 700 farmers who died during the farmers' protest.

Nov 20, 2021, 13:09 PM IST

Lakhimpur Kheri case: UP govt accepts Supreme Court suggestion for monitoring probe by ex-judge

The top court, while taking note of the state's consent, red-flagged the issue of involvement of mostly low-ranking police officers in the ongoing SIT probe in the case and sought names of IPS officers, who are of UP cadre but not the native of the state, for being included in the investigation team.

Nov 15, 2021, 18:24 PM IST

Lakhimpur Violence Case: Supreme Court seeks list of IPS officers from the government

During the hearing on the Lakhimpur violence case, the Supreme Court has asked the government for a list of IPS officers. This list of IPS officers has been sought in the Supreme Court for the SIT.

Nov 15, 2021, 16:44 PM IST

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Forensics confirm weapon seized from Ashish Mishra was fired

Four weapons, including a rifle belonging to Ashish Mishra alias Monu Mishra, had been seized following the Lakhimpur violence. 

Nov 10, 2021, 15:40 PM IST

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Probe not going the way expected, says SC, seeks UP govt’s response

The top court bench sought a response from the Uttar Pradesh government on the appointment of an independent judge to monitor the investigation till charge sheet is filed and posted the matter for further hearing on Friday.

Nov 08, 2021, 13:15 PM IST

Lakhimpur Kheri violence accused Ashish Mishra hospitalised with dengue

According to sources, Ashish`s health deteriorated and he had to be admitted to the jail hospital.

Oct 24, 2021, 08:35 AM IST

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: BKU suspends Yogendra Yadav for visiting deceased BJP worker's kin

SKM took the decision of suspending Yogendra Yadav for his visit to the BJP worker Shubham Mishra`s residence, who died during the Lakhimpur Kheri violence. 

Oct 22, 2021, 08:46 AM IST

CBI files charge sheet in Dhanbad judge murder case

The CBI has filed the charge sheet against auto-rickshaw driver Lakhan Verma and his accomplice Rahul Verma. They are both in judicial custody. The case was handed over to the CBI by the Jharkhand government.

Oct 20, 2021, 08:08 AM IST

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: CJI-led bench to hear plea seeking high level judicial probe

A bench comprising Chief Justice N V Ramana and Justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli, which had on October 8 expressed dissatisfaction over the steps taken by the Uttar Pradesh government in the ‘brutal’ murder of eight persons, would hear the matter.

Oct 20, 2021, 06:08 AM IST

UP police release pictures of suspects involved in Lakhimpur Kheri violence, seek info from public

The SIT has announced rewards in exchange for information and promised to keep the identities of those who come forward to help a secret.

Oct 19, 2021, 19:23 PM IST

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: SIT begins questioning farmers over three BJP workers’ death

Over 50 farmers have been summoned by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) in connection with an FIR on the alleged lynching of three BJP workers during the violence that broke out in Lakhimpur Kheri on October 3.

Oct 19, 2021, 09:05 AM IST

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Accused Sumit Jaiswal, 3 others arrested by police

As per the statement, "Accused Sumit Jaiswal, Shishupal, Nandan Singh Bisht and Satya Prakash Tripathi have been arrested by Lakhimpur Kheri Police and SWAT team of Crime branch. Licensed revolver and three bullets were recovered from Satya Prakash Tripathi and seized."

Oct 18, 2021, 22:32 PM IST

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Farmers’ union to hold nationwide 'rail-roko' agitation today, demands MoS Ajay Mishra’s resignation

The SKM has said that during the ‘rail roko’ protest, all train traffic will be stopped for six hours from 10 am till 4 pm on Monday (October 18).

Oct 18, 2021, 06:16 AM IST

Lakhimpur Kheri incident: SKM to hold 'Rail Roko' on October 18 to demand dismissal, arrest of Union Minister

All train traffic will be stopped for six hours from 10 am till 4 pm on Monday.

Oct 17, 2021, 20:09 PM IST

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: SIT begins probe, recreates crime scene with Ashish Mishra

The entire area, where the October 3 incident took place was cordoned off.

Oct 14, 2021, 15:03 PM IST

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Ashish Mishra denied bail, another accused sent to police custody

Police have so far arrested four people in connection with the case - Ashish Mishra, Luvkush, Ashish Pandey and Shekhar Bharti.

Oct 13, 2021, 17:38 PM IST

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi meets President Kovind on Lakhimpur violence

A party delegation led by former Congress President Rahul Gandhi met President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday regarding the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case.

Oct 13, 2021, 16:02 PM IST

UP Law Minister Brajesh Pathak meets kin of BJP worker, driver killed in Lakhimpur Kheri violence

Uttar Pradesh Law Minister Brajesh Pathak arrived in the district without any official protocol and visited the family of party worker Shubham Mishra in Shivpuri locality and driver Hariom Mishra in Parsehra Khurd village in Phardhan (Kheri) police limits.

Oct 13, 2021, 14:27 PM IST

Lakhimpur Kheri violence 'absolutely condemnable': Nirmala Sitharaman at Harvard Kennedy School

Nirmala Sitharaman was responding to a question during a conversation about the killing of four farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri at Harvard Kennedy School.   

Oct 13, 2021, 13:28 PM IST