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Bharti Kisan Union


Farmers stage 5-hr dharna, block traffic to demand cancellation of FIR

January 05, 2021 9:27 am

Hoshiarpur police, meanwhile, said that the attempt to murder section has already been withdrawn from the case and a four-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) has already been formed to probe the case.

Farmer found dead at the spot he sat on dharna outside Bathinda thermal plant, note says ‘sacrificing life against land sale’

July 02, 2020 2:40 pm

While his body was shifted to mortuary at Bathinda civil hospital, farmer unions launched a protest demanding Rs. 10 lakh compensation, job for a family member and re-starting of the thermal plant.

Farmers stage protest, clash with cops at Kisan mela in Bathinda

October 06, 2018 12:13 am

Seven farmer unions, in the last week of September, had announced that they will burn stubble this year too, as subsidy for machines would only help rich farmers

Ludhiana: Farmers want poppy husk farming legalised

August 12, 2018 12:58 am

At Friday’s meeting, farmers also discussed other issues like crop prices, demand of increase in prices of milk, subsidy for not burning crop stubble, among other issues.

Farmer bodies protest arrests,‘Punjab govt repression’

April 16, 2014 3:21 pm

Protesting against mass arrests in March — ahead of the proposed protest by farmer union a state level rally was organised by Bharti Kisan Union and Khet Mazdoor Union in Barnala on Friday

Moist paddy: Ferozepur DC sends back 20 trolleys

September 30, 2012 3:18 am

After repeatedly instructing farmers to not bring moist paddy to the mandis,Ferozepur DC S Karuna Raju on Saturday sent back 20 trolleys after he found the paddy stock to have a moisture content of 22 per cent - the norm is 17 per cent.

If Centre refuses relief,gherao Cong MPs: BKU

September 25, 2012 6:37 am

The president of the Bharti Kisan Union,Balbir Singh Rajewal,on Monday said that the Centre was going to back out from giving drought relief to the farmers of Punjab and that they must be prepared to gherao Cong MPs.

Seminar on capital punishment

April 23, 2012 2:43 am

The Internationalist Democratic Party and Bharti Kisan Union jointly organised a seminar on the topic ‘Capital Sentence: Punishment or Judicial Murder’ on Sunday.

Around Town; Blood donation camp at Express office today

February 24, 2012 3:04 am

The Indian Express Blood Donor's Club will be organising its 24th blood donation camp at the office premises in Sector 6,Panchkula on February 24.