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Rakesh Tikait said for the talks to resume, the government should invite the Samyukta Kisan Morcha. (HT PHOTO)

Farmers ready to talk if govt invites, no change in demands, says Rakesh Tikait

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 12, 2021 07:46 AM IST
The BKU leader's remarks came in response to Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij urging Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar to resume talks with protesting farmers amid the coronavirus scare looming large.
BKU leader Rakesh Tikait addresses the farmers during a protest at Delhi-Ghazipur Border in New Delhi on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)
BKU leader Rakesh Tikait addresses the farmers during a protest at Delhi-Ghazipur Border in New Delhi on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)

Don't treat farmers' stir like Shaheen Bagh protest, Tikait tells government

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 07, 2021 11:00 PM IST
Govt shouldn't treat farmers' stir like Shaheen Bagh protest: Tikait
BKU leader Rakesh Tikait is on a two-day tour of Gujarat since Sunday to campaign against the Centre's three farm laws.(AP)
BKU leader Rakesh Tikait is on a two-day tour of Gujarat since Sunday to campaign against the Centre's three farm laws.(AP)

BKU leader Rakesh Tikait threatens tractor agitation in Gujarat after Delhi

PTI | | Posted by Srivatsan K C
PUBLISHED ON APR 05, 2021 05:07 PM IST
"Farmers will conduct an agitation in Gujarat using their tractors. Time has come to gherao Gandhinagar and block roads. If needed, we will have to break barricades too," Rakesh Tikait said.
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait addresses a kisan mahapanchayat at Ashand Grain market in Karnal district, Haryana, India on Thursday, March 25, 2021. (Photo by Manoj Dhaka/Hindustan Times)
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait addresses a kisan mahapanchayat at Ashand Grain market in Karnal district, Haryana, India on Thursday, March 25, 2021. (Photo by Manoj Dhaka/Hindustan Times)

Farmers not leaving protest sites near Delhi, says Rakesh Tikait

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 04, 2021 11:00 PM IST
Tikait, who reached Gujarat to drum up support for the stir, began his two-day visit by praying at the Ambaji Temple in Banaskantha district and then addressing groups in Ambaji and Palanpur.
"We are farmers, we are not a political party," Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait said.(File Photo)
"We are farmers, we are not a political party," Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait said.(File Photo)

Rakesh Tikait claims BJP's youth wing responsible for attack on convoy

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 03, 2021 04:32 PM IST
"The Centre is responsible, who else can it be? It's their (BJP's) youth wing. They were saying, "Rakesh Tikait, Go Back". Where should I go? They hurled stones, used lathis," said Rakesh Tikait.
Farmers have been camping at several border points in Delhi for more than four months, seeking a repeal of the farm laws, which were cleared by Parliament in September last year. (Sakib Ali/HT file photo)
Farmers have been camping at several border points in Delhi for more than four months, seeking a repeal of the farm laws, which were cleared by Parliament in September last year. (Sakib Ali/HT file photo)

Farmers' protest will go on for 8 more months, says BKU’s Rakesh Tikait

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON APR 01, 2021 04:31 PM IST
The movement will pick up speed after May 10, as till then farmers will remain engaged in harvesting wheat crops, Tikait said.
“Our people showed black flags but were not involved in this incident,” BKU spokesperson Rakesh Tikait was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.(File photo)
“Our people showed black flags but were not involved in this incident,” BKU spokesperson Rakesh Tikait was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.(File photo)

After Punjab BJP legislator is thrashed, BKU issues a clarification

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON MAR 28, 2021 04:15 PM IST
Arun Narang, a legislator from Abohar municipality in Punjab’s Fazilka district, was allegedly beaten up by a group of protesting farmers in the Malout area of the Muktsar district on Saturday.
"This is nothing but an attempt to silence the voice of farmers,” former CM HD Kumaraswamy tweeted.(HT File Photo)
"This is nothing but an attempt to silence the voice of farmers,” former CM HD Kumaraswamy tweeted.(HT File Photo)

Kumaraswamy demands withdrawal of cases against Rakesh Tikait

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Srivatsan K C
PUBLISHED ON MAR 25, 2021 05:21 PM IST
“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 further asked.
“Unless the three laws are repealed, and there is a law related to the MSP, you need to continue this agitation in Karnataka as well,” Rakesh Tikait said.. (PTI PHOTO.)
“Unless the three laws are repealed, and there is a law related to the MSP, you need to continue this agitation in Karnataka as well,” Rakesh Tikait said.. (PTI PHOTO.)

Karnataka farmers should lay siege on Bengaluru just like Delhi: Rakesh Tikait

By Sharan Poovanna
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2021 03:36 AM IST
“You have to make a Delhi in Bengaluru… and surround the city from all directions,” Tikait said while addressing a protest rally in Shivamogga, about 320 km from Bengaluru on Sunday.
Ballia: Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses the 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' at Sikanderpur in Ballia district, Wednesday, March 10, 2021. (PTI Photo)(PTI03_10_2021_000180B)(PTI)
Ballia: Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses the 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' at Sikanderpur in Ballia district, Wednesday, March 10, 2021. (PTI Photo)(PTI03_10_2021_000180B)(PTI)

BKU leader Rakesh Tikait to address Kisan Mahapanchayat in Jaipur

PTI | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON MAR 21, 2021 07:51 PM IST
The mahapanchayat will be held at Vidhyadhar Nagar stadium, Raja Ram Meel, president of the Jat Mahasabha, said. "It will be the first meeting of Tikait in Jaipur. Earlier, he has held a few meetings in other districts like Hanumangarh and Ganganagar," Meel told reporters.
Rakesh Tikait asked people to come out and protest at the district level to get the new laws repealed (PTI Photo)(PTI)
Rakesh Tikait asked people to come out and protest at the district level to get the new laws repealed (PTI Photo)(PTI)

Central government is run by businessmen cashing in on people's hunger: Tikait

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 14, 2021 08:06 PM IST
"A new business to cash in on hunger has started. Humans get hungry two times a day, 700 times a year. When the food grains will be in their control, they will start the hunger business," Tikait said.
Rakesh Tikait also garlanded a statue of his late father and farmer leader Mahendra Singh Tikait at Tikait Park.(ANI)
Rakesh Tikait also garlanded a statue of his late father and farmer leader Mahendra Singh Tikait at Tikait Park.(ANI)

Farmers’ stir may continue till December, says BKU leader Rakesh Tikait

PTI |
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2021 07:42 PM IST
Tikait said after Bengal, he was planning to visit other parts of the country to press for the enactment of a law guaranteeing an MSP for various crops.
Influential farmer leader Rakesh Tikait, who is spearheading the protest against the contentious farm laws, is in West Bengal, where a fierce election campaign battle between the BJP and Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress is underway.(ANI)
Influential farmer leader Rakesh Tikait, who is spearheading the protest against the contentious farm laws, is in West Bengal, where a fierce election campaign battle between the BJP and Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress is underway.(ANI)

News updates from HT: Ahead of polls, farmers’ unions start anti-BJP campaign

PUBLISHED ON MAR 14, 2021 09:06 AM IST
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Tikait had led a BKU protest against a power plant in Jaithari area, which turned violent, leading to injuries to policemen and torching of vehicles, they added.(ANI Photo)
Tikait had led a BKU protest against a power plant in Jaithari area, which turned violent, leading to injuries to policemen and torching of vehicles, they added.(ANI Photo)

Farm laws: BKU's Rakesh Tikait to hold rally in MP's Sheopur on Monday

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 06:35 PM IST
The rallies will be held in Sheopur on Monday, in Rewa on March 14 and in Jabalpur the next day, and a decision would be taken later on holding more rallies in the state, said BKU MP general secretary Anil Yadav.
Bharatiya Kisan Union spokesperson Rakesh Tikait attends a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat', in Saharanpur district on Sunday.(PTI Photo)
Bharatiya Kisan Union spokesperson Rakesh Tikait attends a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat', in Saharanpur district on Sunday.(PTI Photo)

1 village, 1 tractor, 15 men and 10 days: Tikait's formula for farmers' protest

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 07:03 AM IST
The farmers have been sitting at various borders near national capital Delhi since November 26 with the demand that the three central farm laws must be repealed.
Rakesh Tikait alleged that the Centre formulated the new farm laws without the consent of the farmers.(PTI)
Rakesh Tikait alleged that the Centre formulated the new farm laws without the consent of the farmers.(PTI)

Keep tractors ready as you may have to reach Delhi anytime: Rakesh Tikait

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 06:54 PM IST
"This is my appeal to farmers that they should continue to work in their fields and also keep their tractors ready with their tanks full of oil as they may have to come to Delhi anytime," Rakesh Tikait said.
Farmers at a demonstration site in Singhu Border, New Delhi.(ANI)
Farmers at a demonstration site in Singhu Border, New Delhi.(ANI)

Highlights: False narrative that farmers will lose land: Union minister

UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 12:03 AM IST
Rakesh Tikait, leader and national spokesperson of the Bharatiya Kisan Union, said on Tuesday that the protesting farmers would gherao Parliament, if the Central government does not repeal the three laws, during his address to a Kisan Panchayat in Sikar, Rajasthan.
The farmers' stir against the laws will continue till the time the Centre accepts their demands of repealing the legislations, Tikait said(ANI)
The farmers' stir against the laws will continue till the time the Centre accepts their demands of repealing the legislations, Tikait said(ANI)

When crowds gather, governments get changed: BKU leader Rakesh Tikait

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 06:35 PM IST
The Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader also warned that the government could find it difficult to stay in power if the new agri-marketing laws are not repealed.
Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait addresses during the ongoing farmer protest against the new farm laws at Ghazipur Border, in New Delhi on Monday. (ANI Photo)
Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait addresses during the ongoing farmer protest against the new farm laws at Ghazipur Border, in New Delhi on Monday. (ANI Photo)

No permission given for Tikait's rally, says Yavatmal collector

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2021 05:46 PM IST
"Looking at the increase in coronavirus cases over the last two days, the Superintendent of Police has given a report that permission should not be given," Yavatmal Collector MD Singh said.
Farmers have been protesting at the different borders of the national capital since November last year, against the three newly enacted farm laws - Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020; the Farmers Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and farm Services Act 2020 and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.(PTI)
Farmers have been protesting at the different borders of the national capital since November last year, against the three newly enacted farm laws - Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020; the Farmers Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and farm Services Act 2020 and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.(PTI)

Rail roko will be peaceful, will not join politics: Rakesh Tikait

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2021 11:59 AM IST
In view of the protest, Railways has deployed 20 additional companies of the Railway Protection Special Force across the country.
Farmers during their agitation against the three farm laws at Ghazipur border, in New Delhi(PTI)
Farmers during their agitation against the three farm laws at Ghazipur border, in New Delhi(PTI)

Farm stir Highlights: Delhi police has led by example, says Union minister

UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2021 11:40 PM IST
Disha Ravi's arrest has given the protest against the three farm laws a fresh turn.
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses farmers during the ongoing farmers' agitation against the three farm laws at Ghazipur border, in New Delhi.(PTI)
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses farmers during the ongoing farmers' agitation against the three farm laws at Ghazipur border, in New Delhi.(PTI)

Government wants to prolong agitation, says Rakesh Tikait

UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2021 04:33 AM IST
Tikait, who was at Uttar Pradesh Gate on Monday, asked the members of the farmers’ committee to make arrangements for summer as small gatherings near the dais would otherwise send wrong signals.
Tikait also said that 40 farmer leaders, who are spearheading the movement against the central farm laws, would tour across India seeking support for the protest. (ANI Photo)
Tikait also said that 40 farmer leaders, who are spearheading the movement against the central farm laws, would tour across India seeking support for the protest. (ANI Photo)

After Congress leader's liquor offer to farmers, BKU's Rakesh Tikait reacts

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Harshit Sabarwal
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2021 10:58 PM IST
“We should help them. Be it money, vegetables, liquor - we can contribute as we like and strengthen this agitation. It is not a movement of farmers only but all of us,” Haryana Congress leader Vidya Rani is heard saying in a 80 second video, which has been doing the rounds on social media.
Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait speaks to the media during an ongoing protest against new farm laws, at the Delhi-Ghazipur border in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)
Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait speaks to the media during an ongoing protest against new farm laws, at the Delhi-Ghazipur border in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

Won't let govt sit in peace till farmers' demands met: Rakesh Tikait

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 09:40 PM IST
Tikait once again reiterated that the Centre's farm laws "will finish the public distribution system."
Farmers shouting slogans at the demonstration site during the ongoing farmer protest against the new farm laws at Ghazipur Border, in New Delhi.
Farmers shouting slogans at the demonstration site during the ongoing farmer protest against the new farm laws at Ghazipur Border, in New Delhi.

‘First repeal farm laws’: Rahul Gandhi, BKU's Tikait intensify attack on PM

PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2021 02:49 AM IST
Addressing a rally in Rajasthan’s Hanumangarh district, Gandhi claimed that the new laws will render 40% of the people who are engaged in farming jobless, and the control will slip into the hands of corporates.
BKU spokesperson Rakesh Tikait.(PTI)
BKU spokesperson Rakesh Tikait.(PTI)

Playing by own rules, Rakesh Tikait propels farm protests into UP

By Zia Haq
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2021 01:39 AM IST
Instead, Rakesh Tikait, a beefy leader of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), an influential farmers’ organisation, has managed to re-energise the protests and entrenched them in a new avatar in his home turf, the politically crucial sugarcane belt of western Uttar Pradesh.
Rakesh Tikait had earlier warned the farmers' agitation will not conclude unless government repeals the three newly enacted agriculture laws.(ANI Photo)
Rakesh Tikait had earlier warned the farmers' agitation will not conclude unless government repeals the three newly enacted agriculture laws.(ANI Photo)

Rakesh Tikait warns farmers' protest will go on for indefinite period

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 01:23 PM IST
He said this in response to the statement of Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) leader Gurnam Singh Charni that the farmers' protest will continue till October.
Farmers during the 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' at Sunhera village in Gurugram on Sunday. (ANI Photo)
Farmers during the 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' at Sunhera village in Gurugram on Sunday. (ANI Photo)

Eye on mahapanchayats, Samayukt Kisan Morcha to decide future of farm stir today

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2021 09:47 AM IST
All mahapanchayats held so far saw massive turnouts in support of the farmers' issues.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.(ANI)
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.(ANI)

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Rakesh Tikait addresses media during their ongoing protest against new farm laws, at the Delhi-Ghazipur border on Monday.(ANI Photo)
Rakesh Tikait addresses media during their ongoing protest against new farm laws, at the Delhi-Ghazipur border on Monday.(ANI Photo)

'Country doesn't run on trust': Rakesh Tikait on PM's 'MSP will stay' promise

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2021 07:05 PM IST
The MSP has emerged as one of the core issue of the farmers, who have been protesting near Delhi against newly-enacted three farm laws since November last year.
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