BKU Rakesh Tikait raises problems of farmers affected by upcoming Noida airport

Work is underway for the Noida International Airport in Jewar area of Uttar Pradesh’s Gautam Buddh Nagar district, some 80 km off Delhi.

published on : 10th June 2022

Farmer union leaders meet authorities on 'unfulfilled' demands of Lakhimpur violence victims

Rakesh Tikait reiterated his demand of resignation of Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Kumar Mishra over the violence.

published on : 5th May 2022

Will approach SC: Rakesh Tikait on bail to minister's son in Lakhimpur case

He claimed there was a power outage during the online court hearing in the case when the prosecution was making its point but the whole point could not be kept before the court.

published on : 15th February 2022

Voters in Uttar Pradesh will favour those talking about farmers: BKU leader Rakesh Tikait

He claimed that farmers were going through 'troubled times' in Uttar Pradesh as they were getting less value for their produce and forced to pay 'exorbitant' electricity bills.

published on : 29th January 2022

Union Minister Sanjeev Balyan visits BKU president Naresh Tikait in farm outreach

A day ago, BKU president Naresh Tikait reportedly had appealed to people to support the SP-RLD candidates in the upcoming polls.

published on : 18th January 2022

Punjab farmers' unions refuse to lift dharnas at toll plazas, demand revision of charges  

The authorities and the managements of toll plazas have increased the rates by about 40 per cent as they suffered losses due closure of plazas for more than a year, says a farmer leader.

published on : 15th December 2021

Farmers to vacate Ghazipur border fully by December 15: BKU leader Rakesh Tikait

BKU's national spokesman Rakesh Tikait said the government has scrapped its contentious agriculture laws and agreed to sort out other problems.

published on : 11th December 2021

Bring MSP law or face R-Day stir, says BKU leader Rakesh Tikait

At a mahapanchayat of farmers at Mumbai’s Azad Maidan, Tikait accused the Modi government of running away from a debate over the issue of MSP.

published on : 29th November 2021

BKU leader Rakesh Tikait says PM Narendra Modi was supporter of MSP law when he was CM

Rakesh Tikait demanded that financial aid be given to the kin of farmers who died in the year-long protest against the Centre's three agri marketing laws.

published on : 28th November 2021

BKU leader Rakesh Tikait demands law to guarantee MSP to farmers

Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait accused the Narendra Modi-led central government of running away from a debate over the issue.

published on : 28th November 2021

Not contesting 2022 Punjab Assembly elections: BKU Haryana chief Gurnam Singh Charuni

Charuni said that the BKU will form its own party for polls if their government comes in Punjab and the entire country in 2024 will look up to the Punjab model.

published on : 26th November 2021

Stir will continue till farmers' demands are met: BKU leader Rakesh Tikait

If the government gives legal guarantee for MSP then farmers in Telangana will also benefit, BKU leader Rakesh Tikait noted.

published on : 25th November 2021

Besides withdrawal of agri laws, many farmers' issues need to be resolved: BKU leader Rakesh Tikait

The 'mahapanchayat' has been called by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of the agitating farmer unions.

published on : 22nd November 2021

Bharatiya Kisan Union workers in UP's Muzaffarnagar burn effigies of Union government

The protest was organised on the call of Samyukt Kisan Morcha - a consolidated front of several farmers groups.

published on : 17th October 2021

Lakhimpur Kheir violence: BKU chief asks BJP workers not to visit UP's rural areas as farmers angry

Farmer leaders had claimed that the minister's son Ashsish Mishra was in one of the cars which they alleged knocked down some protesters.

published on : 4th October 2021
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