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BKU activists not to contest Lok Sabha polls

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 13:53

The Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) on Friday said that its activists will not contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls and those willing to do so should leave the outfit.

Sugarcane farmers begins indefinite fast in UP

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 18:54

Over two dozen sugarcane farmers associated with the Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) on Tuesday began an indefinite fast at Nasiruddin Mauji Bhawan, housing several government offices, here to press for their demand of earliest opening of sugar factories.

Muslim leader expelled from BKU

Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013, 13:51

A Muslim leader of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) was expelled from the outfit allegedly for anti-organisation activities, fuelling speculation of a rift within the union following the recent communal riots here.

Court rejects murder accused BKU chief’s discharge plea

Last Updated: Thursday, June 06, 2013, 15:17

A local court Thursday rejected the plea of murder accused Bharatiya Kisan Union president Naresh Tikait to absolve him of all the charges against him.

BKU demands withdrawal of toll on DND flyway

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 02, 2013, 21:44

BKU on Tuesday forcefully occupied Noida toll plaza of DND Flyway and allowed vehicles to ply without paying the toll for around 20 minutes.

BKU continues siege of Dasna toll bridge

Last Updated: Monday, December 03, 2012, 20:25

The BKU plans to make the toll road in Saharanpur and the DND (Delhi-Noida-Delhi) Flyway "toll-free" from Dec 4 and Dec 7, respectively, BKU Meerut division president Rajvir Singh said.

BKU stages protest on DND flyway; demands toll-free passage

Last Updated: Sunday, November 18, 2012, 16:35

Activists belonging to the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) on Sunday staged a protest demanding that the Delhi-Noida Direct flyway be made toll-free.

BKU hails Chidambaram statement on middle class

Last Updated: Friday, July 13, 2012, 21:05

Union Home Minister P Chidambaram had earned the opposition`s wrath by giving a statement on middle class.

Over 25 trains delayed due to BKU`s rail roko

Last Updated: Thursday, January 05, 2012, 17:59

Farmers led by BKU squatted on rail tracks at 16 locations across Punjab, delaying over 25 trains by several hours.

BKU announces national capital`s blockade on Jan 5

Last Updated: Friday, November 25, 2011, 20:24

Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) Friday announced that farmers will stage an economic blockade of the national capital on January 5 if the Centre failed to accept their long-pending demands.

Clean chit to BKU leader in criminal case

Last Updated: Thursday, October 27, 2011, 14:05

A criminal case was registered against Rakesh Tikait and other BKU activists on October 14, 2008 for allegedly ransacking a power department store.

Naresh Tikait made new BKU national president

Last Updated: Monday, May 23, 2011, 14:10

He said that BKU will remain a non political organisation and its movement for the interest of the farmers will also continue.