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Lakhimpur Kheri


Lakhimpur Kheri violence: SIT releases six photos, seeks leads about suspects

October 20, 2021 6:03 am

Three persons — BJP workers Shubham Mishra and Shyam Sunder Nishad, and Hari Om Mishra, a driver — are alleged to have been killed by the mob after the vehicles ran over the protesters.

SC to hear Lakhimpur Kheri matter on Wednesday

October 19, 2021 5:09 pm

Four farmers were mowed down by an SUV in Lakhimpur Kheri when a group agitating against the Centre's three new farm laws was holding a demonstration against the visit of UP Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya on October 3.

UP Police arrests 4 more in Lakhimpur Kheri violence case; 10 held so far

October 18, 2021 10:28 pm

Those held have been identified as Sumit Jaiswal, Shishi Pal, Satya Prakash Tripathi alias Satyam and Nandan Singh Bisht, it added.

Lakhimpur Kheri deaths: SIT on lookout for man who drove third SUV

October 18, 2021 3:17 am

Six men — Union MoS Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish Mishra and his associates Luvkush Pandey, Ashish Pandey, Ankit Das, Shekhar Bharti and Lateef — have been arrested in the case. They are in judicial custody, said defence counsel Awadesh Kumar Singh.

5,000 farmers rushed to Delhi borders after Singhu lynching, BKU smells Centre's conspiracy to defame movement

October 17, 2021 11:52 pm

A dharna is also going on outside the residence of Punjab finance minister, Manpreet Singh Badal, demanding adequate compensation for farmers who have lost their cotton crops to the Pink Bollworm attack across Malwa.

Ankit Das, 2 aides denied bail in Lakhimpur Kheri farmer deaths case

October 17, 2021 2:46 am

On Wednesday, the court had rejected the bail application of prime accused Ashish Mishra, who is the son of Union Minister of State Ajay Mishra.

Lakhbir Singh cremated — kin present, most villagers not

October 17, 2021 6:10 am

There was a controversy over the cremation, as local residents had earlier declined to give space for Singh's cremation in the village. However, they agreed later on the condition that there will be no religious ritual during the cremation.

Ticket hopes dented, but Ashish remains his father’s political heir in his village

October 14, 2021 10:54 am

Despite his arrest, Ashish, popular as Monu Bhaiyya, most villagers vouch for his innocence.

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.

Lakhimpur Kheri: Congress leaders meet President Kovind, demand dismissal of MoS Ajay Mishra, judicial probe

October 13, 2021 12:47 pm

Senior Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, A K Antony, Ghulam Nabi Azad and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra submitted a memorandum to the President.


Priyanka Gandhi, Akhilesh Yadav: Political leaders detained over Lakhimpur Kheri violence

October 05, 2021 9:37 pm

Leaders on their way to meet the kin of those who lost their lives in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence were detained or sent back, even as Section 144 remained in place in the district.

Protests begin after farmers run over in UP's Lakhimpur Kheri

October 04, 2021 9:59 pm

A day after the Lakhimpur incident in UP, where at least 4 protesters were hit by a convoy of SUVs, farm organisations have been protesting against the killings, while the Opposition has been demanding CM Yogi Adityanath's resignation.