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Lakhimpur Kheri Case: UP counsel tells SC 'grave' offence, but Ashish Mishra 'no flight risk'; court reserves orders challenging bail
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Lakhimpur Kheri Case: UP counsel tells SC 'grave' offence, but Ashish Mishra 'no flight risk'; court reserves orders challenging bail

During the hearing, CJI Ramana asked Jethmalani to make the stand of the Uttar Pradesh government clear on whether it was supporting or opposing the bail plea

Lakhimpur Kheri case: SC to hear plea seeking cancellation of Ashish Mishra's bail tomorrow
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Lakhimpur Kheri case: SC to hear plea seeking cancellation of Ashish Mishra's bail tomorrow

A special bench had on 30 March directed the Uttar Pradesh government to respond by 4 April to the two reports of a retired judge monitoring the SIT probe in the case suggesting cancellation of bail to Ashish Mishra

Lakhimpur Kheri case: Ashish Mishra's bail challenged in Supreme Court
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Lakhimpur Kheri case: Ashish Mishra's bail challenged in Supreme Court

Mishra, the son of a Union minister, was granted bail by the Allahabad High Court on 10 February amid Uttar Pradesh polls. On October 3, 2021, four farmers and a journalist were crushed to death by an SUV allegedly driven by him

'No hopes': Farmer who lost son reacts to Ashish Mishra's bail in Lakhimpur Kheri case
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'No hopes': Farmer who lost son reacts to Ashish Mishra's bail in Lakhimpur Kheri case

On October 3, 2021, four farmers and a journalist were crushed to death by an SUV allegedly driven by Mishra. His father Ajay Mishra is the MoS Home Affairs

Goodbye 2021: A look at major events political and beyond that shook the world this year
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Goodbye 2021: A look at major events political and beyond that shook the world this year

As we bid adieu to 2021, here's a look at the major events that probably history will give space in the future

Farewell 2021: Your A to Z guide of the biggest news events of the year
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Farewell 2021: Your A to Z guide of the biggest news events of the year

As we turn the page of the calendar and make new resolutions (which shall be broken in no time at all), here’s our take, letter by letter, on everyone and everything that defined this year

Delhi Police arrest five men for extortion calls to Union minister Ajay Mishra Teni
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Delhi Police arrest five men for extortion calls to Union minister Ajay Mishra Teni

The five accused tried to blackmail the minister of crores, claiming they had incriminating videos and other evidence on him linked to the violence in Lakhimpur Kheri

Sports minister Anurag Thakur introduces anti-doping bill in Lok Sabha
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Sports minister Anurag Thakur introduces anti-doping bill in Lok Sabha

The bill seeks to give NADA powers of 'investigation, levying sanctions for Anti-Doping Rule Violations, the disciplinary procedures to be adopted and the powers of inspection, sample collection and sharing and free flow of information'

SIT says Lakhimpur Kheri incident a ‘planned conspiracy’, seeks more charges against 13 accused
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SIT says Lakhimpur Kheri incident a ‘planned conspiracy’, seeks more charges against 13 accused

On 3 October, eight people, including four farmers, were killed in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri after being run over by a convoy of cars, one of them being driven allegedly by Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son Ashish Mishra

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: SC appoints retd justice to monitor probe; what happened so far, why it matters
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Lakhimpur Kheri violence: SC appoints retd justice to monitor probe; what happened so far, why it matters

A Bench of Chief Justice NV Ramana and Justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli also reconstituted the Special Investigation Team to include three IPS officers

Lakhimpur violence: SC appoints retired Punjab and Haryana HC judge to monitor probe
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Lakhimpur violence: SC appoints retired Punjab and Haryana HC judge to monitor probe

The apex court-appointed three more police officers – SB Shirodkar, Deepinder Singh and Padmaja Chauhan – to the Special Investigation Team.

Lakhimpur Kheri Case : SC adjourns hearing till 15 November on UP govt's request
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Lakhimpur Kheri Case : SC adjourns hearing till 15 November on UP govt's request

The state government was given time to apprising 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 in the

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: SKM forms seven-member advocate panel to fight court cases
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Lakhimpur Kheri violence: SKM forms seven-member advocate panel to fight court cases

The Samkyukta Kisan Morcha said the panel comprises advocates Suresh Kumar Munna, Harjeet Singh, Anupam Verma, Mohammad Khawaja, Yadvinder Verma, Surinder Singh and Israr Ahmed

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: SIT arrests two in connection with lynching of BJP workers
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Lakhimpur Kheri violence: SIT arrests two in connection with lynching of BJP workers

A statement issued by the police's Crime Branch-Lakhimpur said Gurvinder Singh and Vichitra Singh have been arrested by the SIT based on a complaint by Sumit Jaiswal on 4 October

Lakhimpur Kheri violence case: SC directs UP govt to identify more witnesses, grant them protection
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Lakhimpur Kheri violence case: SC directs UP govt to identify more witnesses, grant them protection

A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana asked the UP government to record the statements of other relevant witnesses before judicial magistrates under Section 164 of the CrPC.

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Supreme Court to continue hearing case today
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Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Supreme Court to continue hearing case today

In the last hearing the apex court had reprimanded the UP police for “dragging its feet” in the investigation after it found out that the statements of only four out of 44 witnesses has been taken

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Ashish Mishra remanded in police custody again for two more days
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Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Ashish Mishra remanded in police custody again for two more days

After his arrest on 9 October, Ashish Mishra was first remanded to police custody on 11 October and was later sent to Lakhimpur Jail under judicial custody

Why the farmers' union has decided to suspend Yogendra Yadav for a month
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Why the farmers' union has decided to suspend Yogendra Yadav for a month

The activist, who is a member of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha, has been asked not to participate in any of its events following his visit to the family of a BJP worker who died in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence

'Stop dragging your feet': SC warns Uttar Pradesh as 40 witnesses yet to record statement in Lakhimpur Kheri case
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'Stop dragging your feet': SC warns Uttar Pradesh as 40 witnesses yet to record statement in Lakhimpur Kheri case

The apex court, which was hearing Lakhimpur Kheri case, was told by the state government that statements of only four out of the 44 witnesses have been recorded by the judicial magistrate.

Lakhimpur Kheri case: Supreme Court bench to hear matter today
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Lakhimpur Kheri case: Supreme Court bench to hear matter today

A bench of Chief Justice of India NV Ramana, Justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli will hear the case after two lawyers had written a letter seeking a high-level judicial inquiry into the incident