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Saturday, April 17, 2021

Rakesh Tikait


No talks since January 22: Govt shaken despite pretending to ignore us, say farmer unions

April 10, 2021 9:37 am

Farmer unions are planning the next phase of the agitation mindful of the fact that government seems ready to play the waiting game to tire out the protesters.

Govt must help transport farmers’ produce to mandis in hilly areas: Tikait

April 07, 2021 9:50 pm

Speaking at a ‘Kisan mahapanchayat’ in Haripur Tohana village near Paonta Sahib of Himachal’s Sirmaur district, Tikait said that just like the government gives a subsidy to sugar factories for transporting sugar to ports, it must offer a similar arrangement for farmers in Himachal.

Government being run by industrialists: Rakesh Tikait in Vadodara

April 05, 2021 6:10 pm

The Bharatiya Kisan Union leader said the BJP-led government was afraid of the farmers' protest spreading to other parts of the country.

Rakesh Tikait calls on youth, farmers to join agitation: ‘Will have to take on fear’

April 05, 2021 2:01 am

Tikait said that the reason behind his Gujarat visit was the detention of Bharatiya Kisan Union national general secretary Yudhvir Singh and other farmer leaders in Ahmedabad when they had tried to hold a press conference in the city.

Alwar: Police take four into preventive custody after Rakesh Tikat’s convoy ‘attacked’

April 03, 2021 7:57 am

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot tweeted, “The attack on the convoy of Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait ji in Alwar by BJP people is condemnable, action will be taken against those guilty."

Former CM Kumaraswamy demands Karnataka Police to withdraw FIR against Rakesh Tikait

March 26, 2021 8:02 am

"If they really wanted to book cases against those indulging in provocative speeches, how many cases should have been booked against BJP leaders by now?" Kumaraswamy said.

Will sell produce in Parliament, says Rakesh Tikait at Jaipur Kisan Mahapanchayat

March 23, 2021 8:34 pm

Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait added that the day the Sanyukta Kisan Morcha gives a date, people from Rajasthan should surround New Delhi.

Lay seige to Bengaluru with tractors to protest farm laws: Rakesh Tikait

March 21, 2021 9:42 pm

Tikait claimed that lakhs of farmers and their families have laid siege to Delhi by agitating at the border points and said the stir would continue until the three laws are repealed.

Intervened to stop arrest of Rakesh Tikait: Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik

March 15, 2021 6:55 am

Addressing a felicitation ceremony in Baghpat's Sheelchand Inter College, he stated that the government should pay heed to demands of the farmers.

Meghalaya Governor backs protesting farmers, urges Centre not to offend them

March 15, 2021 1:34 am

Speaking at an event in his home district, Malik said if the Centre gives legal guarantee of the minimum support price (MSP) for crops, farmers will relent.