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Rahul Gandhi doesn't know difference between paddy and wheat: Union Minister

The Union Minister of State for Agriculture claimed that farmers were getting the right price for their produce and this had strengthened the agricultural sector.

Oct 08, 2018, 08:26 AM IST

They pelted stones: Delhi Police defend actions against protesting farmers

At least 70,000 farmers from Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Haryana staged the Kisan Kranti Padyatra, which concluded at the Rajghat. 

Oct 02, 2018, 18:21 PM IST

Farmers to continue protest at Delhi-UP border despite talks with Rajnath Singh

Farmers say that only seven of their eleven demands have been agreed to while some of the main demands have been left out.

Oct 02, 2018, 17:38 PM IST

Farmers' agitation to end soon as Centre agrees to most of the demands

Home Minister Rajnath Singh held talks with senior BKU leaders.

Oct 02, 2018, 14:23 PM IST

Police use water cannons, tear gas to disperse protesting farmers; AAP, SP and Congress extend support

Delhi CM Kejriwal has extended his support to farmers' rally.

Oct 02, 2018, 11:52 AM IST

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to launch an indefinite dharna in Delhi from March 18 if the proposed "anti-farmer" Land Acquisition Bill is not withdrawn by the Union Government.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