Lakhimpur Kheri violence: The incident occurred on October 3 last year, when farmers were protesting the visit of Uttar Pradesh Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya to MoS Home Ajay Mishra's native place. In the incident eight people lost their lives.
Lakhmipur Kheri violence: Four protesting farmers were run over by a vehicle, while a journalist was also killed in the incident. Ashish Mishra son of Union minister of state for Home Ajay Misra was arrested in the case.
Union Minister Ajay Mishra lashes out at the reporters for getting questioned on the Lakhimpur Kheri violence that killed eight people including four farmers. A video clip has emerged showing the minister getting angry and moving aggressively towards a reporter.
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.
Lakhimpur Violence: A Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana said the investigation was not going the way it expected
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.
Samajwadi Party said everybody should light a 'diya' (earthen lamp) on November 3 to honour the slain farmers who were killed in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.
The Supreme Court asked the Uttar Pradesh govt to record statements of remaining witnesses in the Lakhimpur Kheri case.
Priyanka Gandhi has emerged more visible in the wake of Lakhimpur Kheri than any other opposition politician in Uttar Pradesh.
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.
Nachhatar Singh’s daughter and sons deplore their farmer father’s death during the October 3 incident
After the dust settles, violence leaves behind scars that are difficult to heal. A photojournalist's diary of Lakhimpur Kheri
Eight people died in the October 3 violence and of them, four were farmers, allegedly knocked down by a vehicle carrying BJP workers.
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.
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.