With this, the bodies of all the four farmers who died in the incident have been cremated, officials said.
Updated on Oct 07, 2021 04:50 AM IST
By Shariq Rais Siddiqui
Throughout the day, farm groups protested against Union minister of state for home, Ajay Mishra Teni, who owned the car that allegedly mowed down four farmers on Sunday, and his son Ashish Mishra, who was booked for murder and criminal conspiracy.
Updated on Oct 07, 2021 04:47 AM IST
By Chandan Kumar, Hindustan Times, Lakhimpur Kheri
- Shiv Sena, a former ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has slammed the Uttar Pradesh government for detaining Priyanka Gandhi Vadra while she was on her way to meet the family members of the victims of Lakhimpur Kheri violence.
Published on Oct 06, 2021 05:16 PM IST
Published on Oct 06, 2021 02:20 PM IST
“It all happened in front of me…my father was knocked down by the vehicle. I tried to hold him but couldn’t do anything,” said Singh. He said the car --- a Mahindra Thar that ran over his father from behind -- was part of the cavalcade of Ashish Mishra, the son of Union minster Ajay Mishra Teni.
Published on Oct 06, 2021 03:54 AM IST
By Chandan Kumar, Hindustan Times, Lucknow
Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi , who called on Union home minister Amit Shah at the latter’s residence in Delhi on Tuesday evening, conveyed his deep anguish over the tragic incident
Updated on Oct 06, 2021 02:51 AM IST
By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PM Modi accused the previous Samajwadi Party government of causing hurdles in the implementation of the central housing scheme, adding that the people in Uttar Pradesh will not forget such acts. The state goes to the polls early next year.
Updated on Oct 06, 2021 04:15 AM IST
On Tuesday, state police prevented Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel from leaving the Lucknow airport, prompting the Congress leader to stage a dharna at the terminal.
Updated on Oct 06, 2021 01:49 AM IST
By Umesh Raghuvanshi and Saubhadra Chatterji, Hindustan Times, Lucknow/new Delhi
Three farmers were cremated on Tuesday but the family of a fourth demanded a second post-mortem examination, reopening an issue that appeared to have been settled on Monday with the government promising ₹45 lakh compensation and a judicial enquiry into the killings.
Updated on Oct 06, 2021 01:46 AM IST
By Chandan Kumar, Rohit K Singh and Deokant Pandey, Hindustan Times, Lucknow/lakhimpur Kheri
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi digitally handed over keys of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana - Urban (PMAY-U) houses to 75,000 beneficiaries in 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh.
Published on Oct 05, 2021 08:00 PM IST
They succumbed to shock, excessive bleeding and haemorrhage caused by anti-mortem injuries, says SN Sabat, officiating ADG (Lucknow Zone)
Updated on Oct 06, 2021 04:03 AM IST
News agency PTI reported on Tuesday that regular activities resumed near the Lakhimpur railway station and other market areas where vendors and shops were found to be functioning as usual.
Published on Oct 05, 2021 05:16 PM IST
Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Avik Roy, New Delhi
- Union minister of state for home Ajay Mishra Teni on Tuesday said his son was innocent and that he was ready to face any investigation in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri clashes.
Updated on Oct 05, 2021 03:22 PM IST
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Avik Roy
Over 1,000 Sikh farmers and members of farm unions have thronged Tikunia from nearby districts.
Published on Oct 05, 2021 03:53 AM IST
By Chandan Kumar, Hindustan Times, Lakhimpur Kheri
The UP district has turned into a political battleground, with leaders across parties attacking the BJP over the violence and making attempts to reach the spot to meet families affected by the violence in Lakhimpur Kheri.
Updated on Oct 05, 2021 02:10 AM IST
The minister’s son, Ashish Mishra, who is facing murder charges, also claimed that the allegations against him are baseless and that he was not present at the scene of the incident in Lakhimpur Kheri district.
Updated on Oct 05, 2021 02:09 AM IST
By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Lakhimpur
Congress’ Priyanka Gandhi Vadra told HT, “I tried to walk but they were pushing and shoving. Then they started beating my colleagues, punched one of them several times in the stomach and lifted him up and tried to stuff him into a jeep
Updated on Oct 05, 2021 09:09 AM IST
On Sunday night, the UP government deployed police and issued orders under section 144 of the Indian Penal Code and stopped Opposition politicians from moving from Lucknow to Lakhimpur Kheri.
Updated on Oct 05, 2021 02:07 AM IST
By Rajesh Kumar Singh, Hindustan Times, Lucknow
Two BJP workers, a journalist and a driver were allegedly pulled out of the vehicles and then lynched by angry protesters at Lakhimpuri Kheri on Sunday.
Updated on Oct 05, 2021 02:08 AM IST
By Deokant Pandey, Hindustan Times, Lakhimpur
Hours after news broke of the clashes on Sunday evening, several Opposition leaders attempted to make their way from Delhi and Lucknow to Tikunia village, roughly 100 km from Lakhimpur district headquarters.
Updated on Oct 05, 2021 02:05 AM IST
Opposition politicians on Monday attacked the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the violence in Tikunia village, where eight people – four of whom were farmers – died on Sunday in the bloodiest clash since protests against three central laws erupted last year.
Updated on Oct 05, 2021 01:58 AM IST
By Chandan Kumar, Deo Kant Pandey and Rohit K Singh, Hindustan Times, Lakhimpur Kheri/ Lucknow
Every year thousands of Siberian birds arrive at Sangam and nearby wetlands in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj in November but this time they are back early. These birds increase the beauty of the ghats and tourism and become the centre of tourist attraction
Updated on Oct 04, 2021 12:50 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Prayagraj (uttar Pradesh) [india]
In a tweet, the force noted that the highways were closed by the Ghaziabad Traffic Police due to ‘protesters.’
Published on Oct 04, 2021 10:57 AM IST
By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
Samyukt Kisan Morcha issued a statement alleging that one of the four farmers was shot dead by Ajay Mishra Teni's son and others were allegedly run over by the vehicles of his convoy in Lakhimpur Kheri.
Updated on Oct 04, 2021 10:30 AM IST
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
Several opposition leaders, including those from the Congress and Trinamool Congress (TMC), said they will go to Lakhimpur Kheri to meet the families of the deceased.
Updated on Oct 04, 2021 04:49 AM IST
Agencies | , New Delhi
The incident was reported minutes before Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya was to visit the area.
Updated on Oct 04, 2021 01:52 AM IST
By Rohit K Singh, Pankaj Jaiswal and Deo Kant Pandey, Hindustan Times, Lucknow/lakhimpur Kheri
Several politicians, including Congress general secretary and party Uttar Pradesh in-charge Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, SP chief Akhilesh Yadav, and Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel will visit Lakhimpur Kheri tomorrow.
Updated on Oct 03, 2021 11:29 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
- Violence erupted in the Lakhimpur Kheri district during a farmers' protest when a jeep allegedly ran over protesting farmers, while they were trying to protest against UP deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya’s visit to Banbirpur village.
Updated on Oct 03, 2021 10:33 PM IST
Minister Ajay Mishra termed the incident as conspiracy and said that "some miscreants" from agitating farmers started pelting stones and injured the driver owing to which the car lost its balance.
Published on Oct 03, 2021 09:58 PM IST
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh
- Bharatiya Kisan Union spokesperson Rakesh Tikait said that people were “attacked with vehicles” and “firing was also done” in the incident in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri.
Updated on Oct 03, 2021 11:48 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi