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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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
Bareilly.

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.