The farmer leaders have said that the protests will continue, until the time, government makes a law on minimum support price (MSP) and removes Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra.
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.
Union Minister Ajay Kumar Mishra's son Ashish Mishra, who was taken in police remand, was sent back to the district jail on Saturday evening for treatment at its healthcare facility.
The party's newly-appointed election campaign committee chief P L Punia announced the decision on Sunday, saying Priyanka Gandhi is the most popular political figure in UP at present.
BJP's IT cell chief Amit Malviya said ‘anarchists behind these protests in the name of farmers need to be exposed’.
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.
The police had demanded a 14-day remand of Ashish but got a three-day remand beginning October 12 and it will end on October 15, senior prosecution officer (SPO) SP Yadav had told reporters.
Farmer unions on Tuesday are observing Shaheed Kisan Diwas on October 12 which includes a mass prayer meeting and candlelight vigils in honour of the four farmers killed last week.
The 'antim ardas' for all the slain farmers will be held on Tuesday at Tikonia and according to farmer leaders, no politicians will be allowed to speak on stage at the event.
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 shutdown has been called by the three partners in the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra - Shiv Sena, NCP, and Congress.
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.
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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.
India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Denmark's Line Christophersen during their women's singles Group A badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.AP Photo/Dita Alangkara
Doctors and others from the medical fraternity participate in a cycle rally to raise awareness on HIV and AIDS on World AIDS Day, in Prayagraj.AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh
Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.LSTV/PTI Photo
JKNC MP Hasnain Masoodi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.LSTV/PTI Photo
India's Srikanth Kidambi competes against France' Toma Junior Popov during their men's doubles Group B badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.AP/PTI
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