In October 1988, Delhi got a taste of farmers` fury. Mahendra Singh Tikait led thousands of farmers to the heart of the Indian capital and brought the city to a halt for a week.May 15, 2011, 21:00 PM IST
Agitating farmers on Friday
rejected Uttar Pradesh government`s higher compensation
package for their land acquired for Yamuna Expressway project
and also threatened to stall construction work of the road.
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
The Allahabad High Court
has issued a notice to Bharatiya Kisan Union president
Mahendra Singh Tikait in a case related to alleged land
grabbing in the district.
Demanding higher prices for
sugarcane in UP, Mahendra Singh Tikait on Tuesday said that if farmers did not get
the right price for their crop, they will have no other option
but to sell it in other states.
Bhartiya Kisan Union chief
Mahendra Singh Tikait on Sunday threatened to sell his produce in
Uttarakhand if sugar mills in Uttar Pradesh did not give
better return for the farmers` produce.
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.