Sunday, Nov 27, 2022

Lakhimpur Kheri violence


October 2021 violence: Farmers throng Lakhimpur Kheri on 2nd day of protest

August 20, 2022 2:56 am

The farmer unions claim Mishra's role can be probed only after he is removed from his post. Five persons, including four farmers and a journalist, were killed when a convoy of vehicles, including one allegedly belonging to Mishra, ran them over on October 3, 2021.

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: Allahabad HC HC rejects Ashish Mishra's bail plea, cites apprehension of witnesses being influenced and gravity of accusations

July 27, 2022 2:33 am

Ashish, son of Union minister Ajay Mishra, has been accused of running over four farmers and a journalist with an SUV during a farmers’ protest in UP's Lakhimpur Kheri in October last year.

Lakhimpur case witness alleges attempt on life; police file FIR, seek forensic help

June 02, 2022 2:34 am

Dilbag Singh is a key witness in the October 3 killing of five persons in which Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra’s son, Ashish Mishra, is the prime accused.

Lakhimpur Kheri case: Prosecution files objections to Ashish Mishra's discharge application in UP court

May 10, 2022 7:31 pm

The discharge applications of five other co-accused -- Ankit Das, Latif alias Kale, Satyam Tripathi, Shekhar Bharti and Nandan Singh Bisht -- were also moved in the court of District and Sessions Judge Mukesh Mishra through their counsel on Monday, District Government Counsel (DGC), Criminal, Arvind Tripathi said.

Lakhimpur Kheri case: SC sets aside Allahabad HC order granting bail to Ashish Mishra

April 19, 2022 5:13 am

The top court also remanded the matter back to the high court to consider afresh whether Mishra should be given bail or not after affording the victims' families a hearing.

Lakhimpur Kheri case: No attack on witness, altercation was over Holi colours, UP govt tells SC

March 30, 2022 3:25 am

The state also said in its affidavit, “The families of all the victims...and all the witnesses whose Section 164 statements were recorded, have been receiving continuous security under the Witness Protection Scheme 2018”.

Lakhimpur violence: Akhilesh Yadav equates killing of farmers with Jallianwala Bagh massacre

February 19, 2022 7:55 pm

"Those who got bail in the case will lose their deposits in the court of people during voting," Akhilesh Yadav said, adding that his party's government will ensure action against those who shielded perpetrators of the crime.

Plea in Supreme Court seeks cancellation of bail to MoS Ashish Mishra’s son

February 18, 2022 1:59 am

The application was filed by advocates Shiv Kumar Tripathi and CS Panda seeking setting aside of the February 10 order of the Allahabad High Court.

Priyanka targets Modi, Adityanath for sharing stage with MoS Ajay Mishra

February 16, 2022 11:40 pm

Priyanka Gandhi, campaigning for Congress' Govind Nagar candidate Karishma Thakur, also hit out at the BJP over a host of issues, including inflation, unemployment, women safety and farmers trouble.

Lakhimpur violence case: Four months after arrest, Ashish Mishra out of prison on bail

February 16, 2022 2:44 am

Ashish Mishra is an accused in the case related to the deaths of four farmers and a journalist in Lakhimpur Kheri on October 3 last year.


Maharashtra bandh: Shops shut, bus services hit as MVA leaders stage protest against Lakhimpur violence

October 11, 2021 2:22 pm

Bus services were affected in Mumbai and neighbouring areas on Monday and most of the shops and commercial establishments remained closed in the wake of the bandh called across Maharashtra by three partners in the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government to protest the killing of four farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district.