Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicRakesh Tikait

Topic: Rakesh Tikait

Behind BKU split, tensions between faction ‘sympathetic to BJP’ & Tikaits, ‘who backed opposition’

Bharatiya Kisan Union split again Sunday, with the breakaway faction calling itself BKU (Arajnaitik). This is the eleventh split in the BKU.

Will approach SC, says Rakesh Tikait on bail to MoS Ajay Mishra’s son in Lakhimpur case

Ashish Mishra who is a key accused was granted bail by Allahabad HC in the Lakhimpur Kheri case on 10 February and is expected to walk out of jail Tuesday.

‘Struggle on streets’ ends: Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait, supporters return home after 383 days

The ‘ghar wapsi’ was marked with a celebratory atmosphere at Ghazipur border on the Delhi-UP border. A ‘havan’ also was performed at the UP Gate for the well-being of the farmers.

Repeal farm laws by 26 Nov or farmers will intensify stir at Delhi borders, Tikait warns Centre

BKU spokesperson Tikait said the protest against 'black laws' won't be called off until they are rolled back. The ongoing farmers' protest will complete a year on 26 November.

Samyukt Kisan Morcha will oppose BJP in UP polls, won’t support any party: Rakesh Tikait

The BKU leader also visited the family of the man who was allegedly killed in police custody in Agra and demanded a compensation of Rs 40 lakh and government job to his kin.

PM Modi should express grief in Parliament on death of protesting farmers: Rakesh Tikait

Slamming the Centre over the Minimum Support Price (MSP) issue, Tikait alleged that the assurance that the system would continue is 'only on paper' while farmers want it in reality.

‘Protest only option in democracy’ — Tikait says farmers will go home after farm laws repealed

The Bharatiya Kisan Union leader also urged people, who faced inconvenience due to Bharat Bandh, to forget it for the sake of the farmers.

UP govt’s hike in sugarcane prices inadequate, ‘big joke’ on farmers, Rakesh Tikait says

The BKU chief remarks come in the wake of Yogi Adityanath announcing a Rs 25 per quintal hike in the purchase prices of sugarcane in UP, taking it to Rs 350 per quintal.

Rakesh Tikait urges President Biden to focus on farmers’ concern during meeting with PM Modi

Tikait also appealed to Indians living in the US to raise banners saying 'No Farmer No Food' as mark of protest when Modi will go to speak at the UN General Assembly on 25 September.

Rakesh Tikait didn’t just chant ‘Allahu Akbar’ in UP, he raised ‘Har Har Mahadev’ slogan too

BJP leaders have questioned farmer leader Tikait for leading the Islamic chant at a mahapanchayat in UP, but the 20-second videos don’t present the full picture.

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.