Rakesh Tikait
West Bengal  /  Published 26.05.22

Mamata backs MSP law: Yogendra

Mamata Banerjee is all in favour of the farmers’ demand for a national MSP (minimum support price) law, said Yogendra Yadav, the founder of Jai Kisan Andolan group, which is fighting for a legal...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 16.05.22

Split in BKU to form ‘apolitical’ outfit

Splitting away from the farmers’ main outfit, a section of its leaders on Sunday formed Bharatiya Kisan Union (Apolitical) and elected one Rajesh Singh Chauhan as its president. Chauhan was sta...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 06.05.22

Farm leaders visit Lakhimpur

A delegation of the Samyukta Kisan Morcha visited Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh and met the families of those who died in the October 3 incident there, an official statement said on Thursday. The ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.02.22

Farmers: Punish ‘promise-breaker’

The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Tuesday alleged that the Centre had not fulfilled its promises to farmers despite an announcement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and appealed to the people of Utta...
By PTI in Lakhimpur Kheri (UP)

India  /  Published 29.01.22

Tikait plays farm plank

Voters in Uttar Pradesh would favour only those talking about the welfare of farmers and polarisation on religious lines would not benefit those indulging in it, farmer leader Rakesh Tikait has said. ...
By Chandan Kumar in Lucknow


India  /  Published 26.12.21

Rakesh Tikait says no to elections

Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait on Sunday said Samyukt Kisan Morcha is not contesting any election and he was not going to join politics. The comment was made in context of farmers' organisations cre...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Jaipur

India  /  Published 08.12.21

Centre accepts majority of demands from farm union

The Modi government continues to remain silent on the SKM’s demand for dismissal of junior home minister Ajay Mishra Teni. Asked about this, SKM leaders indicated that the government was unwilli...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.12.21

Farmers form committee for talks with Centre

The Samyukta Kisan Morcha on Saturday decided to set up a five-member committee to negotiate with the Centre to resolve the pending issues, now that the government has opened back channels of communic...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.11.21

Kisan Mahapanchayat in Mumbai

A Kisan Mahapanchayat organised here on Sunday called for the defeat of the BJP in upcoming Assembly and local body elections and vowed to continue the fight for a law guaranteeing a minimum support p...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 28.11.21

Tikait demands MSP law

Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait on Sunday demanded that the Centre bring a law to guarantee Minimum Support Price (MSP) for crops to protect the interest of farmers in the country. In Mumb...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai


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