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Friday, October 22, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri violence


Meeting BJP worker's family was an act of 'humanity', says Yogendra Yadav

October 22, 2021 6:41 pm

Yadav was suspended from the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) for a month for visiting the family of Subham Mishra, a Bharatiya Janata Party worker who was killed in the October 3 Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

Lakhimpur Kheri case: SIT head gets new posting

October 22, 2021 4:26 pm

DIG Upendra Kumar Agarwal will continue to head the SIT despite his new posting, said Additional Director General (Law and Order) Prashant Kumar.

Yogendra Yadav suspended from Samyukt Kisan Morcha for a month

October 21, 2021 11:28 pm

The decision was deliberated upon by farmers following Yadav's visit to the deceased BJP member's family in Lakhimpur Kheri where four farmers were mowed down.

Farmers block tracks at 108 places in Punjab

October 19, 2021 7:32 am

In Punjab, the ‘rail roko’ andolan was organised at 108 places by the farmer unions from 10 am-4 pm

Lakhimpur Kheri deaths: Complainant in FIR among four more held

October 19, 2021 7:43 am

Corporator Sumit Jaiswal, who was allegedly in the SUV belonging to Union minister Ajay Mishra, is also the complainant in one of the two FIRs lodged in connection with the incident at Tikonia Police Station on October 4, police said.

Farmers' rail roko protest: Blockades affect 50 trains, 130 locations in Punjab, Haryana

October 19, 2021 1:56 am

The protests were called by agitating farmers demanding the dismissal and arrest of Union minister Ajay Mishra in connection with the violence in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri.

One killed, 16 injured as speeding car mows down devotees in Chhattisgarh

October 15, 2021 6:35 pm

The incident comes days after four farmers and a journalist were allegedly run over by a convoy of SUVs, including one owned by Union minister Ajay Mishra in UP's Lakhimpur Kheri. Three others were killed in subsequent violence on October 3.

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Ashish Mishra, 3 others taken to recreate crime scene; Tikait 'unhappy' with probe

October 15, 2021 9:06 am

Meanwhile, BJP leader Ram Iqbal Singh Thursday accused Union minister Ajay Mishra of being behind the Lakhimpur violence and sought his sacking from Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: First visit by senior BJP leader, skips farmer homes

October 14, 2021 10:54 am

In his interaction with the families of Shubham Mishra and Hari Om Mishra, Law Minister Pathak promised to fulfil their demands, including the issuance of “arms licence, status of BJP martyr and a fair investigation in their killings”.

Lakhimpur Kheri violence case: Ashish Mishra denied bail, two more arrested

October 14, 2021 8:30 am

With this, the total number of people arrested in connection with the mowing down of four farmers here on October 3 has gone to six.


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.