Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicLakhimpur Kheri

Topic: Lakhimpur Kheri

‘Raped, strangled, hanged’ — anger, grief in Lakhimpur Kheri as Dalit sisters’ bodies come home

Police claim two of the accused raped the teens, strangled them after they 'demanded marriage' & hung their bodies from tree to 'destroy evidence'. Kin say girls didn't know accused.

6 arrested in alleged gangrape, murder of 2 Dalit sisters in UP, girls found hanging from tree

The minor girls were lured to a farm and raped; cops said they were killed once they insisted on marriage.

SC issues UP government notice on Ashish Mishra’s bail plea in Lakhimpur Kheri case

The apex court sought a response from the state government in its next hearing on 26 September. The Allahabad High Court earlier rejected Mishra's bail plea in July this year.

‘Dogs keep barking’, says Union minister Ajay Mishra ‘Teni’ after farmers call for his removal

Mishra calls Rakesh Tikait 'man worth two pennies' . BKU leader responds, saying minister is angry as his son is in jail for alleged role in Lakhimpur Kheri violence

‘I’d do it again’: UP woman ‘tries to chop off’ lover’s genitals for ‘rape bid’ on minor daughter

Lakhimpur Kheri police say no case has been lodged against the woman, and her live-in partner, who is undergoing treatment in Lucknow, has been booked under the POCSO Act.

SC cancels bail for BJP minister’s son in Lakhimpur Kheri case, criticises HC for ‘tearing hurry’

Ajay Mishra Teni's son, Ashish, was allegedly in car that had last year mowed down 4 farmers protesting against now-repealed farm laws. He was granted bail by Allahabad HC in February.

Ashish Mishra unlikely to tamper with Lakhimpur witnesses, not flight risk, UP govt tells SC

UP rejected SIT recommendation to challenge bail to Mishra, saying all witnesses are under protection. CJI Ramana said SC expected state to follow SIT’s suggestion.

Haven’t ruled out challenging Lakhimpur Kheri accused Ashish Mishra’s bail, UP govt tells SC

Decision on appeal still pending, says govt affidavit, no timeline given. State also says two incidents of witnesses being attacked not linked to Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

SC to hear plea challenging Ashish Mishra’s bail cancellation in Lakhimpur case on 11 March

Three family members of farmers, who were killed in the violence, have sought a stay on the bail order by the Allahabad HC, saying the verdict was 'unsustainable in the eyes of law'.

Ashish Mishra’s bail challenged in Supreme Court by families of deceased farmers

Ashish Mishra, who has been in custody for the past four months, was granted bail on 10 February by the Allahabad High Court.

On Camera

YourTurn

A computer shop in Bengaluru | Representational image | Facebook

India’s laptop imports surged to $5 bn in first 9 months of 2022. Nearly 73% came from China

Since 2017, China has accounted for around 75 per cent of India’s laptop imports, but the government is now expanding its list of importing partners.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.