Kishor Dwivedi

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Lakhimpur violence: 2nd FIR silent on farmers' deaths

Lakhimpur violence: 2nd FIR silent on farmers' deaths

Rediff.com10 Oct 2021

The second FIR mentions only one "unnamed rioter", who has been charged with IPC Sections 302 (murder), 324 (causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means) among others.

Ahead of polls, babu-turned-Modi aide AK Sharma to focus on western UP

Ahead of polls, babu-turned-Modi aide AK Sharma to focus on western UP

Rediff.com8 Sep 2021

The Bharatiya Janata Party's Uttar Pradesh vice president Arvind Kumar Sharma will be reaching out to residents of western UP with public meetings in Noida, Greater Noida and Bulandshahr from Friday.

Rakesh Tikait, the cynosure of many eyes

Rakesh Tikait, the cynosure of many eyes

Rediff.com30 Jan 2021

Tikait has been at loggerheads with various governments on a range of farmers' issues, including loan waivers, minimum support price, power tariff and land acquisition in states such as UP, Haryana Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh.

Ahead of R-Day, bomb hoaxes keep cops on their toes in UP

Ahead of R-Day, bomb hoaxes keep cops on their toes in UP

Rediff.com23 Jan 2021

The miscreants behind these hoax threats, which even prompted evacuations in hospitals and shopping malls, are yet to be identified. FIRs have been lodged in connection with some of the incidents, according to officials.

When supporters celebrated Pranab's first LS win at 3.45 am

When supporters celebrated Pranab's first LS win at 3.45 am

Rediff.com31 Aug 2020

Mukherjee had lost the Lok Sabha elections twice earlier and it was third time lucky for him, much to the delight of the Congress leader's supporters.

UP farmer's son gets full scholarship at US university

UP farmer's son gets full scholarship at US university

Rediff.com15 Jul 2020

Anurag Tiwari, who belongs to Sarasan village in Lakhimpur district, said he has got selected to Cornell University where he would be pursuing higher studies in Economics.

Vikas Dubey's police record: 61 FIRs, 8 of murder

Vikas Dubey's police record: 61 FIRs, 8 of murder

Rediff.com11 Jul 2020

The last murder case registered in the Chaubeypur police station of the district following the ambush of a police team by his henchmen alone accounts for the killing of eight policemen, besides the seven other cases of murder registered against him between 1992 and 2017, reveals a police history sheet on Dubey's offences.

Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs unite to fend off mobs in Delhi colony

Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs unite to fend off mobs in Delhi colony

Rediff.com28 Feb 2020

'Violence begets violence, crowd begets crowd. We thought if somebody would see sticks or rods in our hands from a distance and large crowds standing guard, it is likely they would want to come prepared. This could fuel violence'

Prices of milk, veggies go up in violence-hit NE Delhi

Prices of milk, veggies go up in violence-hit NE Delhi

Rediff.com26 Feb 2020

The Delhi police had on Tuesday clamped restrictions on the gathering of four or more people under Section 144 of Code of Criminal Procedure in a bid to check violent clashes which has also left more than 200 injured.

How Delhi's Shaheen Bagh ushered in the New Year

How Delhi's Shaheen Bagh ushered in the New Year

Rediff.com2 Jan 2020

The youth skipped parties and the elderly shunned the comfort of watching TV at home on the New Year's eve as thousands of people protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act rang in 2020 with singing the national anthem at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh.

Anti-CAA protesters ring in 2020 with national anthem

Anti-CAA protesters ring in 2020 with national anthem

Rediff.com1 Jan 2020

As the clock struck 12, the protesting crowd burst into a cheer to greet the fellow protesters the new year, and moments later broke into the national anthem in unison which was followed by the slogan 'Inquilab Zindabad'.

Sahir Ludhianvi's priceless notes, poems found in scrap shop!

Sahir Ludhianvi's priceless notes, poems found in scrap shop!

Rediff.com9 Sep 2019

Mumbai-based Film Heritage Foundation, a not-for-profit NGO, found these items recently amid a dump of newspapers and magazines at the scrap shop in Juhu and now plans to preserve and exhibit "the archives".

Bulandshahr violence: 10 and 12-year-olds named in FIR for cow slaughter

Bulandshahr violence: 10 and 12-year-olds named in FIR for cow slaughter

Rediff.com5 Dec 2018

The children are cousins, one of whom is a student of class 6 and another a student of class 5.

Bulandshahr: 4 arrested for cop's murder; Bajrang Dal man on the run

Bulandshahr: 4 arrested for cop's murder; Bajrang Dal man on the run

Rediff.com5 Dec 2018

Of the 27 named, at least four are workers and functionaries of right-wing organisations, including the Bajrang Dal, officials said.

Bulandshahr: Fearing police action, villagers flee their homes

Bulandshahr: Fearing police action, villagers flee their homes

Rediff.com4 Dec 2018

Police inspector Subodh Kumar Singh and a 20-year-old man Sumit died of gunshot wounds when a mob went on rampage over alleged cow slaughter.

How rumours hit immunisation programme in Muslim-dominated Mewat

How rumours hit immunisation programme in Muslim-dominated Mewat

Rediff.com4 May 2017

The rate of immunisation is low mainly because of rumours that the vaccines would have a sterilising effect on the children.