Farmers’ protest | Agitating farmer unions object to Delhi Police posters at Tikri protest site

Thousands of farmers have been camping at three Delhi border points — Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur — for nearly 90 days Agitating farmer union on February 23 objected to Delhi Police putting posters that allegedly warned off protesters at the Tikri border site, even as the force claimed these were not new and only informed … Read more Farmers’ protest | Agitating farmer unions object to Delhi Police posters at Tikri protest site

‘Rail Roko’ protest: Delhi Police steps up security near tracks

According to a senior police officer, additional staff has been deployed at several points near railway tracks and patrolling has also been increased The Delhi Police on February 18 tightened security in several parts of the national capital, especially near railway tracks, in view of the “rail roko” (rail blockade) called by the farmer groups … Read more ‘Rail Roko’ protest: Delhi Police steps up security near tracks

Rakesh Tikait flays U.P. govt. government for not increasing sugarcane SAP

Reacting to the Uttar Pradesh government’s decision not to increase the State Advised Price (SAP) of sugarcane in the current crushing season, national spokesperson of the Bhartiya Kisan Union Rakesh Tikait asked on Monday “whether Yogi Adityanath is proving to be a weaker Chief Minister than Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati.” “Since 2017, when the BJP … Read more Rakesh Tikait flays U.P. govt. government for not increasing sugarcane SAP

Govt should provide power connections or farmers will install generators for AC, coolers in summers: BKU leader Rakesh Tikait

New Delhi: Amid the ongoing agitation against the Centre’s new farm laws, the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait has sought power connections for AC and coolers at farmers’ protest sites. “The summer season would soon be setting in and farmers require AC and coolers to stay put at the protest site. The government … Read more Govt should provide power connections or farmers will install generators for AC, coolers in summers: BKU leader Rakesh Tikait

Know BKU leader Rakesh Tikait’s real financial worth with assets spanning 13 cities in 4 states

NEW DELHI: BKU spokesperson Rakesh Tikait who has emerged as the face of the ongoing farmers’ movement in the borders of the national capital is reportedly financially worth whopping Rs 80 crores. This while the average monthly income of farmers is as low as Rs 6400 rupees. This has intrigued people who want to know … Read more Know BKU leader Rakesh Tikait’s real financial worth with assets spanning 13 cities in 4 states

Farmers improve facilities, infrastructure to prepare for prolonged protest at Singhu border

The leaders of the Samyukta Kisan Morcha have reiterated to continue the agitation till the Modi government scraps the farm laws and extends a legal guarantee of the MSP for crops. With a resolution of the stalemate over the new farm legislation seeming unlikely anytime soon, the agitating farmers at the Singhu border have started … Read more Farmers improve facilities, infrastructure to prepare for prolonged protest at Singhu border

Agitating farmers not aiming change in power at Centre but solution to their issues: Rakesh Tikait | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: BKU leader Rakesh Tikait on Wednesday asserted that the agitating farmers were not aiming at any change in power at the Centre but a solution to their problems as he said many of their leaders will tour different parts of the country to spread the movement. Addressing the protesting farmers at Singhu border, … Read more Agitating farmers not aiming change in power at Centre but solution to their issues: Rakesh Tikait | India News – Times of India

Won’t allow business over hunger; need law on MSP: Rakesh Tikait

GHAZIABAD: Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait said business over hunger will not be allowed in the country and once again demanded a law on minimum support price (MSP) for crops along with the repeal of new contentious agri-marketing laws. The Bharatiya Kisan Union spokesperson’s comments came soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s address in the Rajya … Read more Won’t allow business over hunger; need law on MSP: Rakesh Tikait

It was banned, will talk to locals: Tikait on Bhindranwale’s flag seen during ‘chakka jam’

New Delhi: After a flag bearing resemblance to Khalistani Bhindranwale was seen on a tractor in Ludhiana during the ‘Chakka jam’ movement, Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait said the locals will have to explain the incident.  He said if the incident happened then it was wrong and clarified that since it was banned, it … Read more It was banned, will talk to locals: Tikait on Bhindranwale’s flag seen during ‘chakka jam’

Farmers’ protest | Iron nails fixed on roads at Ghazipur border being ‘repositioned’: Delhi Police

Iron nails studded on roads at Ghazipur border to restrict the movement of farmers agitating against the new agri laws are being “repositioned”, a senior police officer said on February 4. Also read: Farmers’ protest | No formal talks with govt until harassment stops, detained freed: Samyukt Kisan Morcha The statement comes after videos and … Read more Farmers’ protest | Iron nails fixed on roads at Ghazipur border being ‘repositioned’: Delhi Police