Lakhimpur Kheri Live: Punjab deputy CM detained in Saharanpur
At least eight people were killed as violence erupted in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri on Sunday during a farmers' protest over the three farm laws. A local police officer said that the violence broke out minutes ahead of state deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya's visit to Banbirpur village. He said that the farmers who were agitating against the new farm laws blocked the road to oppose the deputy CM’s visit. They got infuriated after two SUVs reportedly belonging to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers hit them, leaving a number of farmers seriously injured.
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Oct 04, 2021 08:42 PM IST
Members of Youth Congress protest in Delhi against violence
Oct 04, 2021 07:35 PM IST
Punjab CM gives memorandum to repeal the three farm laws to Governor
We condemn the unfortunate incident happened in Lakhimpur Kheri and guilty should be arrested. The reason behind this incident is three farm laws... I along with my ministers met Governor Banwarilal Purohit and gave him the memorandum to repeal the three farm laws, says Punjab chief minister CS Channi.
Oct 04, 2021 06:54 PM IST
Karnataka Congress hold protest against Lakhimpur Kheri
Leader of Opposition in Karnataka Assembly Siddaramaiah, State Congress president DK Shivakumar along with other party leaders staged a protest in Bengaluru against the Lakhimpur Kheri violence incident and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's detention
Oct 04, 2021 06:50 PM IST
BJP, Centre have 'no business to not allow' political leaders to visit Lakhimpur Kheri: CPI(M)
The CPI(M) on Monday hit out at the BJP and the central government, saying they have "no business to not allow" political leaders to visit Lakhimpur Kheri where violent clashes left four farmers dead.
Oct 04, 2021 06:27 PM IST
West Bengal youth Congress workers protest over Lakhimpur Kheri incident
West Bengal youth Congress workers seen staging a protest outside the Governor house today over the Lakhimpur Kheri incident.
Oct 04, 2021 06:03 PM IST
Congress stages protest in Lucknow
Congress today staged a protest infront of a Gandhi statue in Lucknow. State Congress President Nana Patole, Congress leader Sachin Pilot and Mumbai Congress chief Bhai Jagtap were among those present at the protest site.
Oct 04, 2021 05:59 PM IST
Punjab deputy CM, other Congress leaders detained in Saharanpur
Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhjinder Randhawa and other Congress leaders were today detained by UP police in Saharanpur while they were on their way to Lakhimpur Kheri to meet families of farmers who lost their lives in violence.
Oct 04, 2021 05:24 PM IST
BJP govt doesn't believe in democracy: Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee lashed out at the BJP, saying the party doesn't believe in democracy and only wants autocracy.
“Is this ‘Ram rajya’? No, this is ‘killing rajya’," she remarked.
Oct 04, 2021 04:03 PM IST
KC Venugopal calls Lakhimpur Kheri incident ‘shocking’
Congress General Secretary KC Venugopal calls the Lakhimpur Kheri incident “shocking” and says there is a need for a sitting judge to investigate the matter.
“Where is our democracy? Now you're (UP Govt) announcing a judicial inquiry with a retired HC judge, we can't accept it. Because there is a need for a sitting judge to investigate the matter,” he said.
Oct 04, 2021 03:51 PM IST
Sachin Pilot demands judicial inquiry into Lakhimpur Kheri violence
Haryana CM ML Khattar's statement is unfortunate. Priyanka Gandhi wants to go to Lakhimpur Kheri & sympathise with farmers but the state (UP) govt is afraid and didn't allow her. We demand a judicial inquiry into the incident: Rajasthan Congress leader Sachin Pilot
Oct 04, 2021 03:34 PM IST
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel lashes out at BJP over detention of Oppn leaders
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel lashes out at the BJP, saying the party “cannot tolerate any voices against them”.
“Most opposition leaders have either been detained or put under house arrest. We demand the Union Minister be removed. This was not an ordinary incident but murder,” he added.
Oct 04, 2021 03:03 PM IST
Punjab CM Channi denied permission to visit Lakhimpur Kheri
“Due to imposition of Section 144 in Lakhimpur Kheri, it's not possible to grant permission for the visit of Punjab CM & Deputy CM,” the UP government wrote back to the Punjab Civil Aviation department.
Oct 04, 2021 02:58 PM IST
UP govt conducting fair probe into matter: Union minister Kaushal Kishore
Union Minister Kaushal Kishore said the UP government is conducting a fair investigation into the Lakhimpur Kheri incident, adding that the opposition should also lend support. “No one should give provoking statements till truth comes out. It shouldn't be exaggerated or politicised,” he added.
Oct 04, 2021 02:39 PM IST
Sedition case must be filed against Khattar: Sidhu
Navjot Singh Sidhu said that people who ran vehicles on peacefully protesting farmers in Lakhimpur “should be arrested.” “A case of sedition should be registered against Haryana CM ML Khattar for his statement,” he added during Congress protest in Chandigarh.
Oct 04, 2021 02:33 PM IST
SP chief Akhilesh Yadav released from police detention
Police has released Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav from detention at Eco Gardens (5 km from his home) according to latest updates.
Oct 04, 2021 02:14 PM IST
Modi govt should withdraw the 3 farm laws: Asaduddin Owaisi
I'll be visiting Lakhimpur Kheri, UP to show solidarity with the people who've been murdered by Union Minister's son. It's a heinous crime. It's high time, Modi govt should withdraw the 3 farm laws and he should remove this Minister: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi
Oct 04, 2021 01:53 PM IST
Navjot Singh Sidhu, other Congress MLAs detained by police
Chandigarh Police has detained Navjot Singh Sidhu and other Congress MLAs who were protesting in support of farmers outside Raj Bhavan.
Oct 04, 2021 01:46 PM IST
Delhi traffic police takes to Twitter to inform commuters about the diversion
Traffic coming from Delhi to Ghaziabad has been diverted from Akshardham Setu towards Noida and Vikas Marg for Ghaziabad. Traffic on road no 57A has been diverted to Hasanpur Karkari Mod for Shahdara, Anand Vihar and Ghaziabad, it said in a tweet.
Traffic has been diverted from Ghazipur roundabout to Anand Vihar, Bhopura Border Ghaziabad via road no 56, from Murga Mandi roundabout to Dr Hadgewar Marg then Nala Road up to UP Gate Ghaziabad for Vaishali, Vasundhara, Ghaziabad via Paper Market, Ghazipur, it added.
Oct 04, 2021 01:20 PM IST
Police misbehaved with Priyanka Gandhi and stopped her without any warrant: Bhupesh Baghel
Why are not we allowed to go there (Lakhimpur Kheri) and meet victim families? Yesterday, police misbehaved with Priyanka Gandhi and stopped her in Sitapur without any warrant. Is sympathizing with anyone now a crime?: Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel in Raipur.
Oct 04, 2021 01:05 PM IST
Talks between farmers' leaders led by Rakesh Tikait and UP government end on "positive note"
People familiar with the development said that negotiations between farmers' leaders led by Rakesh Tikait and the UP government have ended on a "positive note".
What has been agreed to:
1) ₹45 lakh each to kins of deceased farmers
2) ₹10 lakh each to those injured
3) Government jobs to a family member of each of the four deceased farmers subject to their qualifications
4) An FIR into the matter
5) Judicial probe by a retired HC judge
Oct 04, 2021 12:33 PM IST
AAP leaders to visit Lakhimpur Kheri today
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) delegation led by Punjab Leader of Opposition Harpal Singh Cheema along with Raghav Chadha, Kultar Sandhwa and Baljinder Kaur to visit Lakhimpur Kheri today.
Oct 04, 2021 12:18 PM IST
UPCC President dismisses reports of Priyanka Gandhi observing fast under detention
UPCC president Ajay Kumar Lallu has dismissed reports about Priyanka Gandhi observing fast under detention in Sitapur. Earlier, it was reported that the Congress leader had begun a fast to protest against the detention.
Oct 04, 2021 11:51 AM IST
Punjab CM Channi says he is leaving for Lakhimpur Kheri
Expressing solidarity with the families of farmers who were killed in Sunday's violence, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said he would be visiting Lakhimpur Kheri to be with his “brothers & sisters in this hour of grief”. He mentioned he has sought permission from the UP government for the same.
Oct 04, 2021 11:44 AM IST
Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad reaches Tikunia
"It is a sad moment for the farmers of this country. The death of farmers shows that the government has crossed all limits," Azad said from a makeshift stage at the protest site.
"I assure you that farmer's struggle will triumph. I extend my full support to this fight to get justice for the families who have lost their family members here," he added.
Oct 04, 2021 11:41 AM IST
Punjab's Civil Aviation director writes to UP Additional Chief Secretary seeking permission for CM Channi's visit to Lakhimpur Kheri
Punjab government's Civil Aviation director has sought permission from Uttar Pradesh Additional Chief Secretary Awanish Awasthi if the Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi can visit the violence-hit Lakhimpur Kheri district.
Oct 04, 2021 11:26 AM IST
6 people taken into custody in connection with Lakhimpur Kheri violence, say police
A senior UP police official at DGP headquarters, Lucknow, said that the STF have taken as many as six people in custody in connection with the incident.
Oct 04, 2021 11:07 AM IST
Farmers stage protest against Lakhimpur Kheri violence outside BJP leader's residence
Farmers under the banner of Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee (KMSC) are staging a protest against Lakhimpur Kheri violence outside the residence of BJP national general secretary Tarun Chugh in Amritsar.
Oct 04, 2021 10:57 AM IST
Matter under investigation: UP minister on Lakhimpur Kheri violence
Uttar Pradesh Minister Sidharth Nath Singh today said that the government is taking the matter seriously and the culprits will be punished. He lashed out at the Opposition for using the incident for “political competition” ahead of upcoming assembly polls in UP.
"We're taking this matter seriously & it is under investigation. CM has said that culprits will be punished. Opposition is using the incident for political tourism & political competition as polls are around the corner: UP Minister Sidharth Nath Singh on Lakhimpur Kheri violence
Oct 04, 2021 10:53 AM IST
Don't let anyone from state go to Lakhimpur Kheri: UP govt to Punjab chief secretary
Uttar Pradesh Govt writes to Punjab chief secretary, urging not to let anyone from the state go to Lakhimpur Kheri where Section 144 of CrPC was imposed following death of 8 people in violence on Sunday.
Oct 04, 2021 10:43 AM IST
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav taken into custody
Police take Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav into custody outside his residence where he staged a sit-in protest.
Oct 04, 2021 10:24 AM IST
BJP's Varun Gandhi pays condolences to farmers killed in Lakhimpur Kheri violence
BJP leader Varun Gandhi offers condolences to farmers martyred in Lakhimpur Kheri violence. He further requested Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to take a strict action in the matter. "I pay homage to the farmers who were martyred in the heart-wrenching incident of Lakhimpur Kheri. I request the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh to take strict action in this matter," he tweeted.
Oct 04, 2021 10:06 AM IST
Police force deployed in Lakhimpur Kheri's Tikonia area
Heavy police force deployed in Lakhimpur Kheri's Tikonia area after eight people including farmers and a local journalist were killed in a violence over the three farm laws.
Oct 04, 2021 09:59 AM IST
Local journalist among 8 dead in Lakhimpur Kheri violence
At least eight people were killed in a violence that erupted in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri over the farm laws on Sunday. A local journalist Raman Kashyap was one among the eight dead.
Oct 04, 2021 09:52 AM IST
Samajwadi Party begins agitation at Vikramaditya Marg
The Samajwadi Party has begun agitation at Vikramaditya Marg. Heavy police force and barricades seen at the site.
Oct 04, 2021 09:39 AM IST
Yogi Adityanath cancels his scheduled visit to Shravasti & Bahraich
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has cancelled his scheduled visit to Shravasti and Bahraich districts today in the backdrop of violence in Lakhimpur Kheri.
Oct 04, 2021 09:26 AM IST
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra arrested from UP's Hargaon
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who was on her way to Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district to visit the families of the victims of Sunday’s violence, has been arrested in Hargaon on Monday, according to the party's youth wing national president Srinivas BV.
Oct 04, 2021 09:20 AM IST
Punjab deputy CM, Chhattisgarh denied entry at Lucknow airport
UP govt denies entry to Punjab deputy CM Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa and Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel at Lucknow airport on arrival. Randhawa plans to go by road.
Oct 04, 2021 09:12 AM IST
Farmers lodge complaint against Ajay Mishra and his son
Farmers lodge complaint against Union Minister of State for Home, Ajay Mishra Teni and his son Ashish Mishra Teni in Tikunia, Lakhimpur Kheri over yesterday's incident, reports news agency ANI.
Oct 04, 2021 09:03 AM IST
Akhilesh Yadav put under ‘house arrest’ in Lucknow
Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav was put under house arrest on Monday ahead of his scheduled visit to Lakhimpur Kheri to meet families of victims who were killed in a violence that broke out in the district a day ago.
Oct 04, 2021 08:58 AM IST
Police files FIR against Union minister Ajay Mishra's son
Lakhimpur Kheri Superintendent of Police (SP) Vijay Dhull said an FIR under Indian Penal Code sections 302 for murder, 120-B for criminal conspiracy and 147 for rioting has been registered on the complaint of farmers at Tikunia police station.
Another local police officer stated that Union Home minister for state Ajai Kumar Mishra's son Ashish Mishra and his aides have been named in the FIR.
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