Tuesday, 4 October, 2022
TopicRakesh Tikait

Topic: Rakesh Tikait

‘Dogs keep barking’, says Union minister Ajay Mishra ‘Teni’ after farmers call for his removal

Mishra calls Rakesh Tikait 'man worth two pennies' . BKU leader responds, saying minister is angry as his son is in jail for alleged role in Lakhimpur Kheri violence

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‘Protest only option in democracy’ — Tikait says farmers will go home after farm laws repealed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

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.