Priyanka Gandhi also sought removal of Mishra from his post over the Lakhimpur Kheri violence in which his son is an accused.
The Uttar Pradesh government agreed to Supreme Court suggestion that a former judge of its choice may be appointed to supervise the state SIT's probe on day-to-day basis into the case.
A report from the Forensic Science Laboratory confirmed that the weapon recovered from Union Minister of State Ajay Mishra Tani's son Ashish Mishra was fired. Not sure on which day though.
Eight people were killed in the incident, after UP Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya had visited Lakhimpur Kheri on October 3.
The Uttar Pradesh Court has deferred hearing on bail plea of the accused—Union Minister Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish till November 15, and two others in the case.
So far, the Uttar Pradesh police have arrested 10 persons including Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son Ashish in the case.
Protest called by SKM demanding removal of Union MoS (home) Ajay Mishra goes on peacefully, commuters affected.
The SKM said all train traffic will be stopped for six hours from 10 am till 4 pm during the 'rail roko' protest on Monday.
The Congress Working Committee will deliberate over key issues including organisational elections, forthcoming assembly polls and the current political situation.
Eight people died in the October 3 violence and of them, four were farmers, allegedly knocked down by a vehicle carrying BJP workers.
Rahul Gandhi, A K Antony, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Mallikarjun Kharge and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was among the leaders from Congress, who met President Ram Nath Kovind.
Despite his best efforts to pull his father out of the way from the speeding Mahindra Thar jeep, 15-year-old Rajdeep Singh couldn’t save him.
In 1996, veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani had resigned as an MP following allegations of his involvement in the Hawala scam. He was subsequently re-elected in 1998 after his name was cleared.
Congress leaders in Delhi observed a 'maun vrat' near the lieutenant governor's office in the capital on Monday and demanded the resignation of Union Minister Ajay Mishra Teni.
The FIR lodged on the basis of a complaint by Sumit Jaiswal, who claimed to have been among the BJP workers going to welcome Uttar Pradesh's Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya for a wrestling event.
Ashish Mishra was named in an FIR following allegations that he was in one of the vehicles that mowed down four farmers protesting over UP Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya's visit last Sunday.
Ashish Mishra was arrested after 11 hours of questioning. The special investigation team said he was not cooperating during the interrogation.
The farmer leaders said Lakhimpur Kheri incident was a ‘pre-planned conspiracy’ to ‘terrorize’ farmers, while demanding arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra and his son Ashish Mishra.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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