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BKU: Since loan waiver rollout, 430 Punjab farmers committed suicide in a year

January 26, 2019 3:31 pm

At the moment, loans taken from cooperative societies and banks are being waived for both small and marginal farmers. Loan of nationalised and commercial banks will be taken up after completing the process of the cooperative banks.

Punjab: No option except burning crop residue, says Bhartiya Kisan Union

October 12, 2017 5:55 pm

"The Punjab government should help farmers by giving Rs 200 per quintal or provide financial assistance on machinery, as per the NGT order, for the disposal of straw," a statement from BKU said.

Boost for RLD as Tikait son joins party

March 15, 2014 2:51 am

Tikait’s joining RLD is morale booster for Ajit Singh, who was on backfoot fearing loss of his Muslim-Jat combination of votes to BJP in western UP.

Lucknow Nama: B’day and party

December 09, 2013 3:05 am

The election results of four states have spoiled the UP Congress's plan to celebrate party president Sonia Gandhi’s birthday that falls on December 9.

Riots shadow on BKU’s protest

November 30, 2013 4:03 am

Muzaffarnagar communal riots have cast a shadow on Bhartiya Kisan Union’s (BKU) agitation in favour of sugarcane farmers.

TDI case: Protest against bail decision

September 21, 2013 4:07 am

Members of the Bhartiya Kisan Union,Lakhowal,along with the complainants who had moved the court against Taneja Developers and Infrastructure (TDI).

Farmers launch protests demanding bonus on wheat

April 14, 2014 12:32 pm

Demanding a bonus of Rs 300 per quintal on wheat and Rs 25,000 per acre compensation for damaged crops,various farmer organisations of Haryana on Saturday launched a state-wide protest against the government at Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda’s home district of Rohtak.

BKU workers occupy Noida toll plaza,demand DND be toll-free

May 09, 2013 2:57 pm

'DND management has been charging the toll rates arbitrarily and has recently increased the toll rates.'

BKU demands compensation,threatens stir from May 8

April 15, 2014 5:44 pm

The BKU has also threatened to launch a massive agitation from May 8,if Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda fails to announce a compensation of Rs 25,000 per acre for farmers.

BKU to protect Arvind Kejriwal during Farrukhabad visit

October 21, 2012 4:59 pm

During Kejriwal's visit on Nov 1,lathi-clad farmers would be deployed to protect him.