November 27, 2021 8:30 pm
In a statement issued on Saturday, the group demanded a long term import-export policy for agricultural produce and asked the government to roll back the import duty cuts. It said it had given a memorandum on this to Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal.
October 04, 2021 6:51 pm
"Those involved in the incident were not farmers. They were from various political parties. The incident was perpetrated in leftist manner. People were lynched by beating them with sticks. Farmers cannot do such a thing,” BKS said.
September 09, 2021 5:08 am
In a memorandum addressed to PM Narendra Modi, and handed over to district collectors, the BKS asked for a law that would make payment of crop prices lower than MSP a punishable offence.
September 09, 2021 1:52 am
In Ahmedabad, two dozen workers of the BKS held a symbolic protest outside the collectorate and handed over applications to the district collector, presenting a 13-point demand letter to Chief Minister Vijay Rupani.
January 09, 2021 1:56 am
“We are not part of this agitation because it has given ample space to politicians to spread their agenda and these people (protestors) have no control over violence,” said Mohini Mohan Mishra, national secretary of BKS.
December 30, 2020 12:10 am
Farmers alleged that representatives of panjrapoles (cattle shelters run by charitable organisations) were allowed to enter the LRS but farmers, who were carrying certificates to prove they were bona fide farmers, were stopped.
June 06, 2017 4:15 am
The BKU contradicted chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s announcement on Sunday that farmers had called off their strike.
July 08, 2015 2:48 am
With pressure mounting from RSS affiliates too, the government looks willing to concede some ground.
March 13, 2015 1:36 am
India accounts for 80 per cent of the world’s production and export of castor oil.
February 12, 2015 1:39 am
RSS-affiliated bodies want thrust on farm, social sectors, no tax breaks for MNCs.