Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicLakhimpur Kheri

Topic: Lakhimpur Kheri

PM’s Kashi visit, Lakhimpur Kheri, Saudi ban on Tablighi Jamaat — Page 1 news from Urdu press

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

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‘Ajay Mishra must resign, he’s a criminal,’ says Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha

Opposition members moved into the Well of the House demanding removal of Mishra from the Union Cabinet, whose son has also been arrested for his role in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

Lakhimpur Kheri issue ‘sub-judice’, BJP rejects Oppn demand for MoS Ajay Misra’s resignation

Day after SIT probing the Lakhimpur Kheri violence said the incident was a 'pre-planned conspiracy', opposition intensified its demand for resignation of Misra, whose son is accused in the incident.

Lakhimpur Kheri violence was ‘pre-planned conspiracy causing death’, SIT says

The SIT probing the case, in which 8 persons were killed in October, recommended prosecution of all the accused including MoS Home Ajay Mishra's son under an attempt to murder charge.

MoS Ajay Mishra should’ve been sacked right after Lakhimpur speech, says Satya Pal Malik

In an interview to ThePrint, Meghalaya governor talks about Lakhimpur Kheri incident, the impact of Modi govt's decision to repeal farm laws, and scrapping of Article 370.

SC appoints ex-judge Rakesh Jain of Punjab & Haryana HC to monitor Lakhimpur Kheri case

A bench headed by CJI Ramana said also took note of the names of the IPS officers provided by the UP govt, and appointed 3 officials as part of the state SIT.

UP agrees to SC suggestion to appoint former HC judge to monitor Lakhimpur Kheri probe

A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana also sought names of the IPS officers from the UP cadre but not natives of the state, for being included in the investigation team.

SC adjourns Lakhimpur Kheri case hearing to 15 November on Yogi govt’s request

The UP govt has been granted time to apprise its stand on the suggestion that a former judge of a different high court should monitor the state SIT probe on a day-to-day basis.

Forensic report confirms that weapons seized from MoS Ajay Mishra’s son were fired

Farmers had alleged that Ashish Mishra had opened fire. The FSL report though did not specify whether the recovered weapons were fired on the day of the violence.

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