Priyanka Gandhi urges PM Modi not to share stage with Ajay Mishra Teni at DGP conference in Lucknow

Stepping up her attack on the central government over the October 2 Lakhimpur Kheri violence, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday urged the Prime Minister not to share the stage with Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra Teni. Whose son was arrested for crushing four farmers in Uttar Pradesh district. The Congress … Read more

May consider appointment of retired SC judge to oversee Lakhimpur Kheri probe: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday said it will also consider the names of some retired judges of the apex court to oversee the day-to-day investigation into the Lakhimpur Kheri violence incident. The top court also directed the Uttar Pradesh government to upgrade its task force probing the matter with some highly placed officers. Senior advocate … Read more

Lakhimpur Kheri case: Supreme Court gives UP government till Monday to stand on monitoring of SIT probe by former High Court judge

The Supreme Court on Friday adjourned the Lakhimpur Kheri case till Monday on the request of the Uttar Pradesh government, which had sought more time to “resolve things”. A bench headed by CJI NV Ramana adjourned the matter till Monday on the request of senior advocate Harish N Salve. The court had earlier expressed displeasure … Read more

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: Fired with weapon recovered from Union Minister’s son, confirms FSL report

A forensic report has confirmed that weapons were recovered from Union Minister Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish Mishra and others after the Lakhimpur violence. The protesting farmers had alleged that Ashish Mishra had opened fire. Although the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) report confirmed that the weapons were released, it does not specify whether they were fired … Read more