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Rakesh Tikait


Split in BKU, new outfit leaders say will be 'apolitical'

May 16, 2022 7:17 am

Announcing the new outfit at Ganna Sansthan in Lucknow on the death anniversary of BKU founder Chaudhary Mahendra Singh Tikait, the leaders of BKU (Apolitical) alleged that they were upset with the “political” statements made by BKU spokesperson Rakesh Tikait during the farm law protests

Chhattisgarh: Tikait assures support to farmers, likely to meet CM today

April 28, 2022 3:31 am

Farmers from 27 villages gathered for a mahapanchayat in Raipur's Kayabandha village on Wednesday. Since February, hundreds of farmers have been protesting to get a fair price for their land that was taken over by the government while setting up the new capital city, Naya Raipur.

10 BKU members arrested for rioting, Rakesh Tikait protests

March 30, 2022 3:59 am

Following the arrest, a call for support was given by BKU that led to local members of the outfit camping at toll plazas and police stations demanding release of the arrested members. Rakesh Tikait sat on an indefinite fast. The BKU leader alleged that the outfit members were innocent and were being framed.

Kejriwal to Tikait, KCR carries buzz of fresh alliances to Delhi

March 29, 2022 12:06 pm

With Arvind Kejriwal hoping for a Punjab win, which would make him a serious anti-BJP contender, Rao is reportedly hoping to talk to him about an alliance of parties opposed to both the Congress and BJP.

Tractor march on Jan 26: Farmer leaders to wait for SKM’s call

January 03, 2022 9:25 pm

A close associate of farmer leader Gurnam Singh Chaduni and Jind district president of BKU, Azad Palwa, said Monday that they will act according to the decision of the SKM.

SKM not contesting any polls, says Rakesh Tikait

December 27, 2021 5:41 am

🔴 Tikait’s comments comes days after 22 farmer organisations, who were a part of the (SKM) that spearheaded the year-long farmers’ agitation, announced they will contest all the 117 seats in the forthcoming Assembly elections in Punjab.

Rakesh Tikait rules out contesting Uttar Pradesh elections

December 19, 2021 8:05 am

🔴 Tikait, a Jat leader from west Uttar Pradesh, made the remark after SP chief Akhilesh Yadav said on December 16 he would welcome if the farm leader fought the state elections from an SP ticket.

Do not heed govt remarks on ‘exodus’: Rakesh Tikait at Kairana mahapanchayat

December 13, 2021 7:30 am

🔴 BJP leaders such as Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union Home Minister Amit Shah have raised the issue of the alleged exodus during recent public meetings.

Will take call on UP polls after model code is enforced: Rakesh Tikait

December 12, 2021 8:34 am

'Till the MCC comes into force, the state government should continue its work. Based on data on the state government’s performance, we will take a call,' said Rakesh Tikait.

BJP leader calls Tikait 'terrorist', says Rajbhar worked as 'shooter' for Ansari

December 05, 2021 9:33 pm

The BJP leader held Tikait responsible for the death of '700 farmers' during the course of the agitation against the laws and demanded that a case be registered against him.


Farmers dig in heels, take protests to CM Khattar's constituency

September 08, 2021 10:27 pm

The place where the farmers are camping is just 3 km away from the CM's residence. As many as 40 companies of the security forces, including CAPF and BSF, have been deployed in Karnal, especially around the secretariat.

'Black day': Punjab farmers hoist black flag to mark six months of protest against agri laws

May 26, 2021 1:57 pm

Farmers at several places in Punjab put up black flags atop their houses on Wednesday, joining a 'black day' call given by protesting farmer unions to mark six months of their agitation at Delhi borders against the Centre's three contentious farm laws.