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Bharatiya Kisan Sangh to hold protest today

The BKS, an affiliate of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), wants the Centre to guarantee profitable price for crops grown by small farmers.
Representative Image(HT File Photo)
Representative Image(HT File Photo)
Published on Sep 08, 2021 07:07 AM IST
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Farmers’ protest: Govt should ensure MSP, says Sangh body

The Bharatiya Kisan Sangh, which is an affiliate of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, is not part of the ongoing protests, but has been critical of the new laws
Members of various farmers’ organisations clash with police while marching during the Delhi Chalo protest against the new farm laws, in Patiala, Punjab on Thursday.(Bharat Bhushan/HT Photo)
Members of various farmers’ organisations clash with police while marching during the Delhi Chalo protest against the new farm laws, in Patiala, Punjab on Thursday.(Bharat Bhushan/HT Photo)
Published on Nov 26, 2020 04:56 PM IST
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Farmers protest agri reforms, fear exploitation, monopolies

Though the new measures -- aimed at freeing up farm trade from restrictions, at guaranteeing a legal framework for pre-agreed prices, and at laying down a new architecture for contract farming -- were hailed by economists, farmer groups fear that they will lead to exploitation by big food-trading monopolies.
Farmers at a protest in Amritsar, Punjab, on September 11.(Sameer Sehgal/ht photo)
Farmers at a protest in Amritsar, Punjab, on September 11.(Sameer Sehgal/ht photo)
Updated on Sep 14, 2020 12:20 AM IST
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‘Saved from starvation’: MP minister hails farmers during Covid-19 pandemic

Agriculture minister Kamal Patel, who completed a month in office on Thursday, said the state is focusing on the agri-sector to generate revenue and jobs.
Madhya Pradesh agriculture minister Kamal Patel said agriculture sector has generated jobs and saved us from starvation. (HT file photo)
Madhya Pradesh agriculture minister Kamal Patel said agriculture sector has generated jobs and saved us from starvation. (HT file photo)
Updated on May 21, 2020 05:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySmriti Kak Ramachandran | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi

‘Make rural economy the focus in coronavirus aftermath’: Bharatiya Kisan Sangh

Emphasis on rural economy has been underlined by the RSS and its affiliates even during consultation that take place before the annual budget is prepared.
A farmer harvests wheat crop in Kheri Sadh village, Rohtak, Haryana, April 8, 2020.(Manoj Dhaka / HT Photo)
A farmer harvests wheat crop in Kheri Sadh village, Rohtak, Haryana, April 8, 2020.(Manoj Dhaka / HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 25, 2020 01:22 PM IST
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Trade, welfare of farmers on RSS wish list

The RSS is the ideological parent of the Bharatiya Janata Party that has stormed back to power by winning 353 seats along with its allies in the Lok Sabha polls
The RSS wings such as the Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM), the Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) and the Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) had been critical of the National Democratic government during its last tenure over key policy issues(HTPhotos)
The RSS wings such as the Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM), the Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) and the Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) had been critical of the National Democratic government during its last tenure over key policy issues(HTPhotos)
Published on May 29, 2019 07:19 AM IST
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RSS affiliates to back govt, but keep up pressure on support for farm sector

As the BJP gears up to seek a fresh mandate, affiliates such as Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS), Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) and Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) are publicising the demands met by the government.
Differences between the BJP government and RSS affiliates have hinged on issues such as low wages and lack of social security for the unorganised sector, and allowing FDI in defence, food processing and pharmaceuticals.(AFP/Picture for representation)
Differences between the BJP government and RSS affiliates have hinged on issues such as low wages and lack of social security for the unorganised sector, and allowing FDI in defence, food processing and pharmaceuticals.(AFP/Picture for representation)
Updated on Oct 12, 2018 07:50 AM IST
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Protests are politically motivated, farmers used as fodder, says RSS affiliate

BKS, which has in the past been critical of the Centre’s farm policies, is now defending the government against accusations that it has failed to protect the interest of the farmers.
Farmers at NH24 after a day long protest at Ghazipur on the outskirts of New Delhi on Tuesday.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Farmers at NH24 after a day long protest at Ghazipur on the outskirts of New Delhi on Tuesday.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Published on Oct 02, 2018 11:59 PM IST
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BKS demands policy changes to end farmers’ woes, threatens stir

The Bharatiya Kisan Sangh on Monday demanded changes in policies to ensure fair price and adequate risk cover for crops, and create conditions in which farmers will not go for loans
Supporters of Bharatiya Kisan Sangh at a sit-in Alwar on Monday.(HT Photo)
Supporters of Bharatiya Kisan Sangh at a sit-in Alwar on Monday.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 21, 2018 11:21 PM IST
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