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Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU)

Are Protesting Farmers Planning To Join The Poll Wagon?

Jul 12, 2021 Jayanta Bhattacharya

Punjab and Uttar Pradesh which are going to polls in 2022 have significant representation among protesting farmers sitting at Delhi’s borders since November 26 last year.

Rakesh Tikait, 12 Others Booked Under Section 144 For Holding Maha Panchayat In Haryana

May 02, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Rakesh Tikait and some other BKU leaders addressed the 'kisan mazdoor maha panchayat' in Dhurali village near Ambala Cantt on Saturday.

Farmers Determined To Continue Protest Against Farm Laws Despite Covid Surge

Most farmer leaders have claimed that there are no reports of Covid-19 cases at protest sites and Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait has reiterated his refusal to move out.

Farmers Will Soon Sell Crops Outside Parliament: Bharatiya Kisan Union Leader Rakesh Tikait

Mar 23, 2021 Tabeenah Anjum

BKU spokesperson Rakesh Tikait made the announcement while addressing a kisan mahapanchayat in Jaipur’s Vidhyadhar Nagar on Tuesday.

Farmers' Protest: Movement Will Continue For Long, BJP Unworthy Of Trust, Says Naresh Tikait

Addressing BKU supporters who have been camping at Ghazipur for nearly four months now, Tikait said, 'This movement will continue for long, make it a part of your routine'.

07 March, 2021

Farmers’ Protests Will Continue Till New Farm Laws Are Withdrawn: BKU Leader Rakesh Tikait

Outlook Web Bureau

Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait made the remark while speaking in Uttar Pradesh’s Ramrajn town on the occasion of protesting farmers marking 100 days of their agitation

06 March, 2021

Farmers' Protests Enter 100th Day, Unions Say 'We Are Going Strong'

Outlook Web Bureau

March 6 will be observed as 'Black Day' as part of which the Kundli–Manesar–Palwal (KMP) expressway will be blocked for five hours

01 March, 2021

Govt's Silence Indicates It's Planning Steps Against Farmers' Agitation: Tikait


Tikait also stressed that it is the government that will have to come forward with a proposal to resume talks over the bills with the protesting farmers.

18 February, 2021

'Rail Roko' Proof That Protest Not Limited To Punjab, Haryana: Protestors At Singhu Border

Outlook Web Bureau

Besides multiple railway stations across Punjab and Haryana, the 'rail roko' protest was also staged at different places in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Karnataka, among others.

17 February, 2021

Railways Deploys Additional RPSF Companies Ahead Of Rail-Roko Andolan

Outlook Web Bureau

The SKM had said that the rail blockade will be held across the country from 12pm to 4pm.

10 February, 2021

Will Take Out Rally Of 40 Lakh Tractors: Rakesh Tikait Warns Of Pan-India Protests

Outlook Web Bureau

Rakesh Tikait said, 'Now, a rally of 40 lakh and not four lakh tractors will be taken out'

09 February, 2021

Will Bhagat Singh Also Be Categorised As Andolan Jivi? Asks BKU Leader Rakesh Tiktait

Outlook Web Bureau

As he addressed the third Mahapanchayat in a week in Haryana, BKU leader Rakesh Tikait condemned the 'andolan jivi' remark made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

08 February, 2021

‘Desh Mein Bhook Pe Vyaapaar Nahi Hoga’: Rakesh Tikait

Outlook Web Bureau

'The way rates of a flight ticket fluctuate three to four times a day, the price of crops will not be decided the same way,' Tikait said.

06 February, 2021

Farmers In UP Submit Memoranda Urging Repeal Of New Farm Laws

Outlook Web Bureau

Bundelkhand Kisan Union held peaceful protests against the new agriculture laws and submitted memoranda addressed to President Ram Nath Kovind.

05 February, 2021

Thousands Of Farmers Defy Govt Order, Hold Mahapanchayat In Shamli

Outlook Web Bureau

Farmers' Protest: The administration in Shamli has issued orders to impose section 144 of the CrPC which prohibits any public gathering of four or more than four persons.

01 February, 2021

UP's Bijnor Sees Swarms Of Farmers At Mahapanchayat Against Centre's New Farm Laws

Outlook Web Bureau

Hundreds of farmers and locals from Bijnor and surrounding areas started pouring in at the ITI Ground on tractors and other vehicles for the mahapanchayat in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district.

30 January, 2021

From Delhi’s Boat Club To Ghazipur Border; From Father Tikait To The Son

Anil Maheshwari

The Tikaits were from a non-descriptive village Sisauli in the then Muzaffarnagar district – the Jat hinterland in Western Uttar Pradesh.

30 January, 2021

Farmers' Protest: BKU (Lok Shakti) Re-Launches Stir, Relocates To Ghazipur Border

Outlook Web Bureau

BKU (Lok Shakti) chief Thakur Sheoraj Singh Bhati on Friday called on the union's supporters to head to the Ghazipur border to join the BKU members

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Former union minister and sitting MP Babul Supriyo during interaction with media, in the presence of TMC Rajyasabha MP Derek O'Brien (R) and TMC leader Saugata Roy (L) at a city hotel in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with AAP's CM candidate for Uttarakhand elections Col. Ajay Kothiyal, during a 'Tiranga Sankalp Yatra' in Haldwani.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with AAP's CM candidate for Uttarakhand elections Col. Ajay Kothiyal, during a 'Tiranga Sankalp Yatra' in Haldwani.

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Uttar Pradesh Transport Minister Ashok Katariya inspects the facilities at VVIIT COVID-19 hospital after inaugurating a 500 LPM oxygen plant, in Bulandshahr. DM IAS Ravindra Kumar is also seen.

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Volunteers carry the Tejukaya cha Raja to immerse it in the Arabian Sea on the 10th day of ongoing Ganesh Utsav, at Girgaon Chowpatty in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Shashank Parade

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