Rakesh Tikait

Setback for Tikaits as BKU undergoe split after reported infightings among members

The development took place at an event organized by BKU to pay homage to union’s founder Chaudhury Mahendra Singh Tikait on his death anniversary in Lucknow.

published on : 15th May 2022

Buzz in political circles as Hooda meets Yogendra Yadav, Tikait ahead of Congress' 'Chintan Shivir'

Hooda is the convener of the Congress panel on agriculture for the Shivir, which has been asked to draft an agenda for discussion on agriculture sector.

published on : 11th May 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

Farmers hope to get justice: Rakesh Tikait on cancellation of bail to Ashish Mishra

Rakesh Tikait said the Uttar Pradesh government should now work to provide security, compensation and justice to the aggrieved farmers.

published on : 18th April 2022

Rakesh Tikait asks farmers to not get divided into castes and religions, calls for strong opposition

He alleged that the government wants those diesel vehicles which have crossed the lifespan of 10 years disposed of.

published on : 12th April 2022

Rakesh Tikait launches dharna over arrest of BKU members; calls it off after talks with officials

Ten activists of the Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) were arrested after a clash at the district hospital Muzaffarnagar on Monday night.

published on : 29th March 2022

'People's decision paramount, hope governments work for farmers': Rakesh Tikait on assembly polls results

The remark of the national spokesperson of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) came late on Thursday after the BJP won majority seats in four states, including Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 11th March 2022

2024 elections in mind, KCR meets Swamy, Tikait in Delhi

According to the individuals privy to the matter, Rao is likely to meet with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to talk about possible alliance of parties. 

published on : 4th March 2022

Rakesh Tikait urges people to camp near counting centres in UP, claims irregularities can take place

Counting of votes for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections will take place on March 10.

published on : 2nd March 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

Bail to Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son in Lakhimpur Kheri violence case: Rakesh Tikait says BJP's 'petty politics'

Rakesh Tikait dubbed the development as the 'BJP's petty politics' and said farmers would appeal against the decision to grant bail to Ashish Mishra in a higher court.

published on : 11th February 2022

UP poll results will be different this time: Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait

Tikait, who had earlier cautioned people against communal polling, said election was being completed in a peaceful manner and that in itself is a big accomplishment.

published on : 10th February 2022

Vote for farmers, not NOTA: Tikait brothers' pre-poll appeal ahead of UP elections

Elections will be held in 58 assembly seats across 11 districts of western Uttar Pradesh, where the BKU, an influential farmers' union of north India, holds a considerable sway.

published on : 9th February 2022

Farmers' agitation to return soon? Tikait, protesting unions issue warning to Centre

The protest on Delhi's borders had started under the banner of the SKM over main demands of withdrawal of three contentious farm laws that were introduced by the BJP-led Centre.

published on : 1st February 2022

Farmers observe Jan 31 as 'Vishwasghat Diwas', accuse Centre of betraying them

The call for a nationwide observance of 'Betrayal Day' was given by Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait on Sunday.

published on : 31st January 2022
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