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PM MODI TO INAUGURATE 3 MEGA PROJECTS TO GORAKHPUR TODAY IN POLLBOUND UP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Tuesday inaugurate in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur development projects worth over ₹9,600 crore, which includes a major fertiliser plant.... Read more

COURT DENIES BAIL TO LAKHIMPUR KHERI KILLINGS ACCUSED ASHISH MISHRA

Ashish Mishra, son of Union Minister for State Home affairs Ajay Mishra, who was sent for a 3-day judicial custody has been denied bail.... Read more

PRIYANKA GANDHI PAYS HOMAGE TO FARMERS KILLED IN LAKHIMPUR KHERI VIOLENCE

Priyanka Gandhi of the Congress and Jayant Chaudhary of the Rashtriya Lok Dal attended the event and offered their respects at the ceremony. The ‘antim ardas’ of the five men who were killed was conducted near the site of the killings. The people who gathered are being led by the farmers to protest further until Ajay Mishra is arrested.... Read more

LAKHIMPUR KHERI KILLINGS: ASHISH MISHRA SENT TO 3-DAY POLICE CUSTODY

Ashish Mishra, the prime accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri killings and the son of the Minister of State for Home Affairs Ajay Mishra has been sent to 3 days police custody. He was arrested last week after a 12-hour session of questioning from the UP police.... Read more

PRIYANKA GANDHI LASHES OUT AT BJP LEADERSHIP IN UP RALLY

In the Kisan Nyay rally organised in UP, Congress Secretary and UP in-charge Priyanka Gandhi said that Modi is busy travelling the world but had not visited the homes of farmers killed in Lakhimpur Kheri, though he was at Lucknow.... Read more

ASHISH MISHRA, SON OF UNION MINISTER AJAY MISHRA SUMMONED BY UP POLICE

Uttar Pradesh Police Inspector General Lakshmi Singh said on Thursday that the state police are on a ‘lookout’ for Union Minister Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish Mishra. She also said there will be an arrest if the police find ‘evidence’ in the matter.... Read more

“THIS IS A CRITICAL PERIOD FOR THE COUNTRY, 2ND WAVE NOT OVER”, SAYS UNION HEALTH MINISTRY

The Health Ministry on Thursday observed that many districts across India are in danger zone and warned that the second wave is far from over. The current relaxations in public spaces across the country and the opening of universities has brought alarm as the Covid-19 virus is still spreading around the states.... Read more

VARUN AND MANEKA GANDHI DROPPED FROM BJP’S NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FOR CONDEMNING VIOLENCE IN UP

Varun Gandhi, prominent MP of the BJP has been dropped from the party’s National Executive Committee, hours after the leader condemned the violence in Lakhimpur Kheri against farmers. His mother MP Maneka Gandhi has also been dropped along with him.... Read more

SUPREME COURT TAKES UP LAKHIMPUR KHERI VIOLENCE, ASKS UP GOVERNMENT TO FILE REPORT

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to report by Friday on who all have been arrested, while hearing a petition calling for action in the Lakhimpur Kheri killings of 4 farmers. The court has asked the government to file the status specifying the action taken.... Read more

LAKHIMPUR KHERI VIOLENCE AND KILLINGS: EXPLAINED

Uttar Pradesh: The violence that broke out in Lakhimpur Kheri on Sunday resulted in 8 deaths and many casualties. 4 farmers were killed when a group of SUVs part of the convoy of Union Minister of State Ajay Mishra ran over a crowd of farmers. The farmers, later on, went into an agitation that was toned down with the negotiations done by farmers union leader Rakesh Tikait with the officials in the Uttar Pradesh government. Below is a fairly brief timeline on how the violence occurred and the reasons observed.... Read more

SILENCE IS THE RESPONSE FROM PM MODI AND SHAH ON LAKHIMPUR KHERI: DISTURBING

It probably may never have happened before in independent India in this fashion; a group of cars, part of a convoy of a Union Minister drives over an innocent group of citizens. On Sunday, 3 October, in Lakhimpur Kheri, an SUV owned by the Union Minister of State Home Affairs Ajay Mishra mowed down farmers who were protesting in the area. Soon after the incident happened non-BJP leaders took on to the streets and social media protesting and condemning the attack.  Yet, there has been no word from the central leadership of the country.... Read more

PFIZER BETTER THAN ASTRA ZENECA FOR THOSE INFECTED WITH DELTA VARIANT, REVEALS NEW STUDY

Covid 19 vaccines that were launched late 2020 and early 2021 was claimed to offer protection against the viral infection. A new study reveals the effect on the transmission on the Delta Variant is lower for the Oxford Astra Zeneca compared to the Pfizer vaccine, the former being manufactured in India as Covishield.... Read more

SUPREME COURT SUO MOTU DECIDES TO HEAR LAKHIMPUR KHERI KILLINGS, CJI LEADS BENCH

The Supreme Court on Wednesday took suo moto cognisance of the recent attack on farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri, in which a total of 8 people were killed (4 farmers, 1 journalist, and 3 BJP workers). The incident was of an SUV owned by Union Minister Ajay Mishra, allegedly instructed by his son Ashish Mishra drove over a peacefully marching crowd of protesting farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri and killed 8 persons and injured many. ... Read more

RAHUL, PRIYANKA AND OTHER CONGRESS LEADERS VISIT HOME OF DECEASED FARMERS OF LAKHIMPUR KHERI

After a tumultuous trip from Delhi to Lucknow, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi along with Chief Ministers Charanjit Singh Channi and Bhupesh Baghel, and General Secretary KC Venugopal accompanied Priyanka Gandhi once she was released from her detention and left for Lakhimpur Kheri.... Read more

CHATTISGARH CM BHUPESH BHAGEL SITS IN PROTEST AT LUCKNOW AIRPORT AGAINST POLICE FOR ILLEGAL DETENTION

Chief Minister of Chattisgarh, Bhupesh Baghel did a sit-in protest outside Lucknow airport on Tuesday after being stopped by the state police of Uttar Pradesh. Baghel said he had come to visit Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi, who was ‘illegally’ detained for more than 24 hours in UP. ... Read more

RAMAN KASHYAP, LOCAL JOURNALIST AMONGST 8 KILLED BY UNION MINISTER’S CAR

Raman Kashyap was one amongst the eight people killed in the violence that erupted in Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh in Sunday. The violence occurred after the Union Minister Ajay Mishra’s son, Ashish Mishra drove an SUV over a crowd of peacefully walking farmers.... Read more

LAKHIMPUR KHERI VIDEO SURFACES, EXPOSES MINISTER MISHRA, NEW DELHI BJP UNDER PRESSURE, CALLS MISHRA

Amid claims from the Union Minister Ajay Mishra washing his hands off of the violence in Lakhimpur Kheri and his son claiming he was not present at the incident, a video released on social media shows clearly what happened.... Read more

SUPREME COURT LASHES OUT AT FARMERS GROUPS, ASKS FOR REASONS FOR PROTESTS

The Supreme Court on Monday lashed out at the farmers’ groups, asking them the reason for continuing protests, even though the government hasn’t promised implementation. The court raged saying if an issue turns violent, “nobody takes responsibility”.... Read more

BHARAT BANDH GETS MIXED RESPONSE FROM STATES, ACCORDING TO SOME

The Bharat Bandh called by farmers unions was termed “successful” by leader Rakesh Tikait. The strike that started from Monday 6 am and concluded by 4 pm created traffic havoc in parts of Delhi and around. However commercial establishments and shops were operating as usual. The bandh manifested differently in different parts of the country.... Read more

BHARAT BANDH ‘SUCCESSFUL’, SAYS RAKESH TIKAIT

The 10-hour Bharat Bandh called by the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Monday was termed 'successful' by farmers’ leader Rakesh Tikait. SKM, an umbrella body of over 40 farm unions announced that the strike, from 6 am to 4 pm, will not allow traffic in certain parts of the national highways. The strike was called in as the first- year anniversary of the signing of the farm laws by the President of India.... Read more