Wednesday, Feb 08, 2023

Lakhimpur Kheri deaths


Dalit sisters’ death, farmers issues on Opposition agenda for monsoon session

September 19, 2022 2:36 am

Govt ready to discuss issues related to public welfare, development, says CM

A letter from Lakhimpur Kheri: All that died in a UP village as two sisters are found hanging

September 18, 2022 6:54 pm

A family’s hopes that one among them would be educated, a friend’s belief that the village was changing; a neighbour’s yearning for studying beyond graduation; ‘it will get harder for girls to step out’

Dalit sisters’ death in Lakhimpur Kheri: ‘A sewing machine and plans for a beauty parlour… my daughters had so many dreams’

September 16, 2022 7:09 am

A school dropout, the elder of the two girls had been stitching clothes to bring home money – she was paid between Rs 50 and 150, depending on what she stitched.

Lakhimpur Kheri Deaths: 2 lawyers move SC challenging Ashish Mishra’s bail order

February 18, 2022 4:50 am

On October 3 last year, a convoy of vehicles, including one owned by the Union minister, ran over a group of protesting farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri. Four farmers and a journalist were killed and several others were injured.

Lakhimpur case: Chargesheet in, MoS son faces murder, conspiracy case

January 04, 2022 6:19 am

This is the first chargesheet in the October 3 case. Mishra's car was allegedly part of the convoy of vehicles that ran over a farmers' march against the farm laws.

To be and not to be: BJP keeps Teni around, but out of campaign sight

January 01, 2022 2:51 am

Much as the allegation that Mishra's son Ashish was part of the convoy that ran into a farmer protest march in Lakhimpur Kheri, leaving five dead, is embarrassing for the BJP, the MoS can't be easily dispensed with given his value as a Brahmin.

Lakhimpur Kheri case: Screws tighten on MoS son, SIT says killing of farmers was planned

December 15, 2021 8:33 am

"During the hearing, the defence counsel raised objections over including section 34 of IPC against the accused. They cited that conspiracy charge was already mentioned in the FIR," S P Yadav, senior prosecuting officer, Lakhimpur Kheri said.

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Plea for separate FIRs against MoS, son junked

December 08, 2021 5:56 am

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of UP Police, which is investigating the case, has arrested 13 people, including Ashish Mishra and Ankit Das. Four persons have been arrested for the killing of two BJP leaders and a driver.

Lakhimpur Kheri case: Take a call on Ankit Das’s medical plea as per jail manual, orders court

December 06, 2021 4:32 am

Ankit, who is the nephew of former Union minister Akhilesh Das, said in his application he has been undergoing treatment for lumbar disc prolapse at a Lucknow hospital. He urged the court to allow him to go for a check-up and get the jail authorities to provide him with a surgical chair.

Lakhimpur Kheri: Retired judge visits spot of deaths, MoS Ajay Mishra’s village

November 26, 2021 3:00 am

Three IPS officers — Additional Director General SB Shiradkar, Inspector General Padmaja Chauhan, and Deputy Inspector General Preetinder Singh, who were incorporated into the SIT on the direction of the Supreme Court — also accompanied Justice Jain.