Tikait, a farmers` leader who mastered the art of mass protests

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.

Farmers reject Mayawati offer, Tikait threatens stalling work

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.

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.

Allahabad HC notice to Tikait

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.

Tikait demands higher prices for sugarcane

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.

Tikait to sell sugarcane in U’khand if demands not met

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.

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.