Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicBharatiya Kisan Sangh

Topic: Bharatiya Kisan Sangh

RSS affiliate wants MSP guarantee for farmers, says will push for it in new govt panel

Bharatiya Kisan Sangh, which had reservations about farm laws that were repealed in 2021 after a year-long protest by farmers, lauded govt’s decision to form the MSP committee.

Now, RSS affiliate BKS wants to start movement to reintroduce farm laws, with some changes

BKS says farm laws were beneficial for 90% farmers. But after repeal, 'farmers received nothing and only people who wanted Modi to bow down got happy', it adds.

Farm laws repeal will lead to long-term loss for farmers, says RSS-affiliated union BKS

BKS organising secretary Dinesh Kulkarni also says Modi govt’s decision to withdraw the farm laws is ‘correct’ to avoid ‘unnecessary controversy’.

RSS’ farm affiliate BKS demands Modi govt must roll back ‘free import of pulses’ order

BKS says these pulses are to be sown in kharif season beginning soon, and if farmers are worried about low prices due to imports, it’ll affect govt’s ‘atmanirbhar’ push.

Not farm laws — UP farmers more upset over sugarcane & electricity rates, says RSS affiliate

The RSS-affiliated Bharatiya Kisan Sangh claims that farmers in UP are upset that Yogi govt has not increased the state advised price (SAP) for sugarcane.  

Farmers angry about R-Day violence, says RSS affiliate, seeks action against protesters

Bharatiya Kisan Sangh says it will write to govt seeking action against those who deviated from the route fixed for tractor rally, clashed with police, and laid siege to Red Fort.

Bharat Bandh-like protest could see repeat of 2017 Mandsaur when 6 farmers died — RSS affiliate

Badri Narayan Choudhary, general secretary of RSS affiliate Bharatiya Kisan Sangh, tells ThePrint they support the farmer agitation but will not be part of the Bharat Bandh tomorrow.

Farmer protests are being politicised, but use of force not right, says RSS affiliate

Bharatiya Kisan Sangh says the atrocities on the farmers should have been avoided and the govt should go after those who are 'provoking and misleading' the farmers.

Happy that budget has taken our concerns into account: RSS affiliates

Swadeshi Jagran Manch, Bharatiya Kisan Sangh call this budget as the first that truly addresses the concerns of ‘70 per cent India’s population’.

What RSS bodies want from budget: Jobs, higher MSP & sops for small enterprises

Swadeshi Jagran Manch and Bharatiya Kisan Sangh write to Finance Ministry, suggesting various measures to combat unemployment and farmer distress.

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Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
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AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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