BKU seeks President's intervention in land bill

Farmers, protesting against the Land Acquisition Bill for the last four days at Jantar Mantar here, on Saturday called off their agitation after seeking President Pranab Mukherjee's intervention to stall Centre's move.

Mar 22, 2015, 01:18 AM IST

Land Bill row: BKU wants 100% farmers assent for acquisition

Farmers organisations, including BKU, on Wednesday staged a massive protest, demanding that Centre must take assent of 100 per cent farmers before land acquisition and the same should be done only for public purposes.

Mar 18, 2015, 21:50 PM IST

Land bill aims to grab farmers' land: BKU

 Opposing the Land Acquisition bill brought by the BJP-led central government, the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) on Sunday said the only aim of the proposed law was to grab the farmers` land and help land grabbers.

Mar 15, 2015, 20:50 PM IST

BKU demands withdrawal of new land law, threatens to strike

Bhartiya Kisan Union on Tuesday threatened to launch an indefinite dharna in Delhi from March 18 if the proposed "anti-farmer" Land Acquisition Bill is not withdrawn by the Union Government.

Mar 03, 2015, 18:21 PM IST

Ajit Singh's bungalow row: Cases filed against BKU, RLD protesters

Police on Friday registered cases against several RLD and BKU activists, who had protested violently against Centre's move to evict RLD chief Ajit Singh from his official residence in Delhi, at Murad Nagar.

Sep 19, 2014, 23:24 PM IST

BKU activists not to contest Lok Sabha polls

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.

Feb 07, 2014, 13:53 PM IST

Sugarcane farmers begins indefinite fast in UP

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.

Nov 26, 2013, 18:54 PM IST

Muslim leader expelled from BKU

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.

Nov 07, 2013, 13:51 PM IST

Court rejects murder accused BKU chief’s discharge plea

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.

Jun 06, 2013, 15:17 PM IST

BKU demands withdrawal of toll on DND flyway

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

Apr 02, 2013, 21:44 PM IST

BKU continues siege of Dasna toll bridge

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.

Dec 03, 2012, 20:25 PM IST

BKU hails Chidambaram statement on middle class

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

Jul 13, 2012, 21:05 PM IST

BKU announces national capital`s blockade on Jan 5

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.

Nov 25, 2011, 20:24 PM IST

Naresh Tikait made new BKU national president

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

May 23, 2011, 14:10 PM IST

BKU leader Rakesh Tikait heading for Noida arrested

Senior Bharatiya Kisan Union
(BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait was arrested while he was on
his way to troubled Batta Parsaul area of Greater Noida to
meet the agitating farmers.

May 12, 2011, 14:04 PM IST

BKU warns of launching agitation on Sep 20

A faction of the Bhartiya Kisan Union on Tuesday threatened to launch an agitation here on September 20.

Sep 14, 2010, 20:58 PM IST

BKU not to participate in RLD`s Parliament gherao

BKU Monday said it will not participate in the Rashtriya Lok Dal`s call to gherao Parliament on August 26 to demand replacement of land acquisition act with a new one.

Aug 23, 2010, 14:46 PM IST

Reservation needed for Jats’ upliftment: BKU

Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) Wednesday said that reservation was necessary for the Jat community to uplift them from their present state.

Jun 16, 2010, 14:04 PM IST

BKU leader Tikait surrenders in Bareilly court

Bharatiya Kisan Union
president Mahendra Singh Tikait and its secretary were
released on bail after they surrendered in a local court in

Oct 29, 2009, 19:26 PM IST

Arrest warrant issued against Tikait in a 17-year-old case

A local court Thursday issued non-bailable warrants against BKU chief MS Tikait and its Secretary Harpal Singh
after they failed to appear in the court in connection with an 17-year-old case for disrupting railway traffic.

Sep 17, 2009, 15:59 PM IST