Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicLakhimpur Kheri

Topic: Lakhimpur Kheri

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Ajay Mishra Teni's son, Ashish, was allegedly in car that had last year mowed down 4 farmers protesting against now-repealed farm laws.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

Akhilesh Yadav equates killing of farmers in Lakhimpur violence to Jallianwala Bagh massacre

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav also vowed to take action against those who shielded perpetrators of the crime if his party forms the government in Uttar Pradesh.

Plea in SC against bail for MoS Ajay Mishra’s son in Lakhimpur Kheri violence case

Ashish, son of Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Ajay Mishra Teni, was released from jail Tuesday after Allahabad HC granted him bail.

Ashish Mishra, prime accused in Lakhimpur Kheri case walks out of jail

Ashish, MoS Ajay Mishra Teni's son, was lodged in jail since October 2021 in the case related to killing of farmers in the violence that erupted during farmers' protest in district.

Allahabad HC grants bail to MoS Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish in Lakhimpur Kheri violence case

Eight people including four farmers were killed in Lakhimpur Kheri during violence that erupted on 3 October last year. Ashish Mishra is one of the prime accused in the incident. 

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

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