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Fourth tiger found dead within two months in Dudhwa

“Given the condition of the carcass that was recovered from a waterhole, the death is suspected to have occurred four to five days ago,” Dudhwa Tiger Reserve deputy director said.

In the latest incident, the carcass of a tiger, said to be six to seven years old, was found in the Mailani range of Kishanpur Sanctuary on Friday. (Sourced)
Updated on Jun 10, 2023 12:56 AM IST
By, Lakhimpur Kheri

Wild tusker found dead in Dudhwa

On Sunday, the patrolling teams of Dudhwa National Park sighted the carcass of the tusker lying in the forests.

Carcass of the wild tusker recovered from Dudhwa forests on Sunday. (HT photo)
Updated on May 14, 2023 06:28 PM IST
By, Lakhimpur Kheri

Woman killed in big cat attack, 2nd killing in two days in south Kheri div

Forest officials said that the deceased was identified as Rina Devi (38), a resident of Rampur Datpur village under Mailani police station.

Man-animal conflict os becomng common in Lakhimpur Kheri divsion (file photo)
Updated on Oct 20, 2022 01:26 AM IST
By, Lakhimpur Kheri

U.P.’s Kheri court summons Mohammed Zubair in 2021 case

A case was lodged against Mohammed Zubair with Mohammadi Kotwali police of Lakhimpur Kheri district in November last year on the complaint of private news channel’s reporter

Mohd Zubair is to be produced before the ACJM court in Mohammadi on July 11 (For Representation)
Published on Jul 09, 2022 11:48 PM IST
By, Lakhimpur Kheri

UP: Another warrant issued against Zubair

The Supreme Court on Friday granted five days’ interim bail to Zubair in a case registered in Sitapur for hurting religious sentiments through a tweet. 

Zubair is to be produced before the magistrate in Mohammadi on July 11 in connection with the 2021 case. (PTI)
Updated on Jul 10, 2022 12:42 AM IST
By, Lakhimpur Kheri

Tiger released in Uttar Pradesh as experts conclude it poses no threat to humans

Divisional Forest Officer Akashdeep Badhawan said the tiger displayed no aggression during captivity

The tiger was captured late last month. (Sourced)
Published on Jul 05, 2022 12:01 PM IST

Tiger kills 30-year-old man in UP’s Lakhimpur Kheri; 3rd incident in June

This development comes days after two similar incidents where the tigress was reported to have killed two others, a local priest and a 13-year-old boy, within a span of one week

Villagers assembled in Beli village in Dudhwa buffer zone where the big cat killed a youth. (HT photo)
Updated on Jun 27, 2022 11:29 AM IST

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: BKU leader again demands junior home minister’s resignation

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait said he would continue to raise the demand of resignation of Union minister of state for home Ajay Kumar Mishra ‘Teni’ in all their future agitations

BKU (Tikait) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait talking to other farmer leaders in Lakhimpur Kheri on Thursday. (HT Photo)
Published on May 05, 2022 10:04 PM IST
By, Lakhimpur Kheri

UP: PMAY beneficiary relieved after DM’s intervention

Sanjay Kumar, a resident of Behjam area in Kheri, had applied for the PMAY and when he was found eligible, the first installment of ₹40,000 was transferred to his bank account.

PMAY beneficiary in UP was relieved after he got his second instalment with the help of DM. (Pic for representation)
Published on Apr 20, 2022 01:21 AM IST
By, Lakhimpur Kheri

BJP govt committed to changing farmers’ fortunes: Nadda

The BJP chief speaks of measures by the party – from the surgical strike across the border to steps like Ayushman, free insurance schemes, houses, toilets, free rations – and says the Modi government ensured that the country is safe and the poor are well looked after.

BJP national president JP Nadda addressing a public meeting in Kheri on Monday. (ANI Photo)
Published on Feb 14, 2022 09:39 PM IST

Lakhimpur Kheri: Minister Teni’s son Ashish Mishra given bail

Justice Rajeev Singh directed Ashish Mishra, who is charged with murder (Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code), attempt to murder (Section 307) attempt to murder and rioting (Section 147), to not leave the state without permission and not to tamper with any evidence.

In Ashish Mishra's bail order on Thursday, the Allahabad high court blamed the district administration for not controlling the crowd and took a strong view on the alleged mob violence. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Feb 11, 2022 12:50 AM IST
By, , Lucknow/lakhimpur Kheri

Lakhimpur violence: Hearing on bail pleas of three accused deferred

The three are among the 13 accused named in the first FIR lodged in connection with the October 3 violence under Tikunia police station limits of Lakhimpur Kheri in which eight people had lost their lives

The three are among the 13 accused named in the first FIR lodged in connection with the October 3 violence under Tikunia police station limits of Lakhimpur Kheri in which eight people had lost their lives (HT file photo)
Published on Nov 18, 2021 10:41 PM IST
ByDeokant Pandey, Lakhimpur Kheri

Police take minister’s son to site of Lakhimpur violence

The investigators recreated the scene by placing mannequins as per the information collected by eyewitnesses before making three four-wheelers run on the narrow road of Banbirpur village, where the four farmers were allegedly mowed down, leading to the violence killing four others. 

Police recreate the sequence of events leading to the violence in Lakhimpur Kheri as part of their probe, on Thursday. (PTI)
Updated on Oct 15, 2021 04:52 AM IST
By, Deokant Pandey, Hindustan Times, Lakhimpur Kheri

Lakhimpur: Farmers, politicians pay homage to deceased protesters, journalist 

The ‘antim ardas’ for the four deceased farmers, Daljeet Singh and Gurvinder Singh of Bahraich district, Nachhattar Singh of Dhaurahra (Lakhimpur) and Lovepreet Singh of Pallia (Lakhimpur) and journalist Raman Kashyap of Nighasan (Lakhimpur) was held amidst heavy police presence.

Bharatiya Kisan Union spokesperson Rakesh Tikait with others attend the 'Antim Ardas' of farmers who killed in Lakhimpur Kheri incident.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 13, 2021 06:30 AM IST
ByChandan Kumar, Deokant Pandey, Hindustan Times, Lakhimpur Kheri/lucknow

Priyanka, other leaders take part in ‘antim ardas’, pay tribute to deceased farmers

Last prayers for deceased farmers held in Tikunia, family members reiterate demand for dismissal and arrest of minister

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, MP Deepender Hooda and UPCC chief Ajay Kumar Lallu with others attend the ‘Antim Ardas’ of farmers who were killed in Lakhimpur Kheri incident, at Tikunia in Lakhimpur Kheri on Tuesday, (PTI Photo)
Updated on Oct 12, 2021 08:43 PM IST
ByDeokant Pandey and Chandan Kumar

After marathon questioning, Union minister’s son held for Lakhimpur incident

A police official said the nine-member investigation committee headed by deputy inspector general (DIG), state police headquarters, Upendra Agarwal, along with senior committee member Sunil Kumar Singh, commandant of 10th battalion PAC, questioned Ashish Mishra.

The officials said Ashish Mishra was questioned about his location and involvement in the incident that resulted in the death of eight people, including four farmers, on October 3. (PTI PHOTO.)
Updated on Oct 10, 2021 02:18 AM IST
ByRohit K Singh, Chandan Kumar, Deokant Pandey

Minister’s son arrested after 12 hours of questioning

A police official said Ashish Mishra was arrested after he failed to cooperate in the questioning and could not disclose his whereabouts at the time of the incident in Lakhimpur Kheri in which eight people were killed, including four farmers .

Investigation committee head deputy inspector general Upendra Agarwal confirmed the arrest of Ashish Mishra at 10.40 pm, after 12 hours of questioning. (Pic for representation)
Published on Oct 10, 2021 12:13 AM IST
ByRohit K Singh, Chandan Kumar, Deokant Pandey

Minister’s son arrested after questioning over Lakhimpur

Lucknow/Lakhimpur Kheri The Uttar Pradesh police on Saturday arrested Ashish Mishra, son of junior home minister Ajay Kumar Mishra, for his role in the October 3 Lakhimpur Kheri violence after several hours of questioning, officials said a day after the Supreme Court pulled up the state government for its handling of the case

HT Image
Updated on Oct 10, 2021 12:06 AM IST
ByRohit K Singh, Chandan Kumar, Deokant Pandey

Lakhimpur Kheri: Minister’s son appears before police, investigators begin questioning

The Lakhimpur police started questioning Union minister Ajay Mishra Teni’s son Ashish Mishra on Saturday after he appeared before the investigators at the crime branch office at Lakhimpur reserve police lines, officials said

The violence broke out during the farmers’ protest in Lakhimpur Kheri district on Sunday. (ANI)
Updated on Oct 09, 2021 12:25 PM IST
ByRohit K Singh, Chandan Kumar, Deokant Pandey

Lakhimpur violence: Opposition leaders attack govt, meet families of victims

SP leader Akhilesh Yadav, BSP delegation led by Satish Chandra Mishra visit families of farmers killed in the incident; Cong leader Priyanka Gandhi met kin of two farmers in Bahraich

Samajwadi Party national president Akhilesh Yadav interacts with the family members of Nachattar Singh, killed in the Tikunia violence, in Lakhimpur Kheri (Deepak Gupta?HT)
Updated on Oct 08, 2021 03:13 AM IST
ByDeokant Pandey and Shariq Rais Siddiqui, Hindustan Times, Lakhimpur Kheri

Protest will go on till accused held: Tikait

Lakhimpur Kheri Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Wednesday said his agitation against the killings of “five farmers” -- he included the deceased journalist among farmers-- in Lakhimpur Kheri has not ended, adding that the government has eight days to arrest the accused

Rakesh Tikait (Deepak Gupta / Hindustan Times)
Published on Oct 07, 2021 12:46 AM IST
ByDeokant Pandey

Lakhimpur violence: Families cremate bodies, seek probe, proper aid

The cremations came as tensions persisted, especially after new videos showed some who were part of a protest gathering being mowed down by a car approaching from behind.

Families cremate bodies at Lakhimpur Kheri
Updated on Oct 06, 2021 04:10 AM IST
ByChandan Kumar, Deokant Pandey and Shariq Rais Siddiqui, Hindustan Times, Lucknow/lakhimpur Kheri/bahraich

‘Crushed from behind’: Video fuels UP tension

Three farmers were cremated on Tuesday but the family of a fourth demanded a second post-mortem examination, reopening an issue that appeared to have been settled on Monday with the government promising ₹45 lakh compensation and a judicial enquiry into the killings.

Officials said that the family of one of the dead farmers – Gurvinder Singh -- was not satisfied with the autopsy report and that a re-examination of the body was in progress.(Getty Images | Representational image)
Updated on Oct 06, 2021 01:46 AM IST
ByChandan Kumar, Rohit K Singh and Deokant Pandey, Hindustan Times, Lucknow/lakhimpur Kheri

Lakhimpur violence: Mortal remains of three farmers cremated

LUCKNOW/LAKHIMPUR KHERI/BAHRAICH A pall of gloom descended over the villages of Terai region near Tikunia in UP’s Lakhimpur Kheri on Tuesday as the mortal remains of three of the farmers, who were allegedly mowed down by an SUV during a protest on Sunday, were cremated at their native places

Villagers watch a burnt car which allegedly ran over and killed farmers on Sunday, at Tikonia village in Lakhimpur Kheri. (AP Photo)
Published on Oct 05, 2021 10:37 PM IST
ByChandan Kumar, Deokant Pandey and Shariq Rais Siddiqui

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: College student, farmers among 8 killed in clashes

Two BJP workers, a journalist and a driver were allegedly pulled out of the vehicles and then lynched by angry protesters at Lakhimpuri Kheri on Sunday.

Family members of farmers gather to mourn their death as eight people, including four farmers, were killed in Tikunia, Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh, on Monday. (HT photo/Deepak Gupta)
Updated on Oct 05, 2021 02:08 AM IST
ByDeokant Pandey, Hindustan Times, Lakhimpur

Minister’s son Ashish Mishra named in Lakhimpur Kheri FIR; farmers end agitation

The situation is normal in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri after the state government agreed to the demands of farmers and they ended their agitation, senior UP police officer Prashant Kumar said.

Lakhimpur Kheri: Additional police deployment in the district will continue in Lakhimpur Kheri for some more days as a precautionary measure, a senior UP police officer said. BKU leader Rakesh Tikait said the farmers ended their agitation in the district (HT Photo/Deepak Gupta)
Updated on Oct 04, 2021 08:47 PM IST
ByChandan Kumar, Rohit K Singh and Deokant Pandey

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Opposition has a negative mindset, says Rajnath Singh

The home minister said the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party had formed an alliance in UP as they feared they would be blown away by the BJP here.

Claiming that India has grown even stronger under PM Mod, the senior BJP leader said, “Now even the most powerful countries of the world can’t dare to frown at India.”(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 27, 2019 12:46 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByDEOKANT PANDEY

Dudhwa tigress was ‘mutilated’ even after death, FIR against six

An FIR was lodged against six people in connection with the killing of a tigress which was beaten and crushed under a tractor in Kishanpur sanctuary of Dudhwa Tiger Reserve.

Dudhwa Tiger Reserve officials inspect the spot where a tigress was killed in Kishanpur sanctuary.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 06, 2018 07:25 AM IST
ByDeokant Pandey

Tiger crushed to death with tractor by angry locals in UP’s Dudhwa

Deputy director of the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve, said the villagers killed the tigress in a retaliatory attack.

The tiger is India’s national animal and is categorised as a ‘Schedule One’ species of endangered animals under the Wildlife Protection Act.(HT File Photo/Representative image)
Updated on Nov 05, 2018 08:14 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Lakhimpur Kheri | ByDeokant Pandey

Minor girl’s murder: Three doctors get 3 years’ jail for incorrect post-mortem report in UP

The chief judicial magistrate’s court sentenced three doctors to a three-year jail term each for having prepared an incorrect post-mortem report of a 14-year-old girl who was murdered on the Nighasan police station campus of Lakhimpur Kheri district in June 2011.

The court of chief judicial magistrate Sunil Prasad also slapped a fine of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>10,000 on each of the three doctors who had carried out the first post-mortem in the case.(Representative image)
Published on Jul 14, 2018 01:54 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lakhimpur Kheri | ByDeokant Pandey, Lakhimpur Kheri
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