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Rakesh Tikait

Farmers' Agitation Suspended; Samyukta Kisan Morcha To Hold Meeting On Jan 15

Dec 09, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Farmers will start vacating Delhi border points from Dec 11, this may take some time, says farmer leader Rakesh Tikait.

Farmers Yet To End Protest, Next Decision On Nov 27: BKU Leader Rakesh Tikait

Nov 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

According to the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) national spokesperson, the protestors would also question the Centre on its claims of doubling farmers' income.

Rakesh Tikait Demands Resumption Of Talks On MSP And Other Issues, Says Ceasefire By Government And Not Farmers

The farmer leader also said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should give a clear answer on the demand for a law guaranteeing Minimum Support Price (MSP) that he had "supported" when he was the chief minister

Farm Law Repeal: Civil Society Must Take Lessons From Farmers To Reclaim Their Rights

Nov 22, 2021 Amandeep Sandhu

The announcement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take back the farm laws is unprecedented. It can have far-reaching consequences provided civil society seizes the opportunity.

Protesting Farmers' Open Letter To PM Modi: Mandate MSP, Arrest Union MoS Ajay Mishra Among Six Demands

Repeal of New Farm Laws: The Samyukt Kisan Morcha has sought immediate resumption of talks with the government, withdrawal of cases against farmers and a memorial for those who lost their lives during the agitation.

20 November, 2021

Anti-Farm Law Protest: A Detailed Account Of The Year Long Agitation

Ashutosh Sharma

The farmers had started their agitation against the Modi government’s “agricultural reforms”, saying that the set of controversial laws would benefit private players at their expense.

19 November, 2021

Farm Laws Repeal: Jalebis And Celebrations At Ghazipur Border As Farmer Leaders Welcome 'Half Victory'

Outlook Web Desk

BKU Spokesperson said that this is a half victory. The other half would be met when a law guaranteeing Minimum Support Price (MSP) to the farmers will be passed.

19 November, 2021

Farm Laws Repealed: A Timeline Of The Farmers' Protests

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced in his address to the nation that three controversial farm laws will be repealed by the government in the upcoming winter session of the parliament. A brief summary of all unfolding events around these controversial laws -

11 October, 2021

No Politicians Will Be Allowed To Share Stage During Final Prayers Of Farmers Dead In Lakhimpur Kheri Violence

Outlook Web Desk

Preparations for the "antim ardas" (final prayers) are underway at a field, away from the spot where the violence took place in Tikonia village of Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri. Sanyukt Ksian Morcha's leaders would be the only ones present there.

06 October, 2021

Rakesh Tikait Gives UP Police One Week Ultimatum To Arrest Union MoS Ajay Misra Teni's Son

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Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh TIkait said that people had several videos(related to Union Minister of State Ajay Misra Teni's son mowing his vehicle over the farmers) which will come up as soon as the net is restored.

01 October, 2021

You Have Strangulated Entire City, Now You Want To Come Inside?: SC To Farmers

Outlook Web Desk

To get permission for 'satyagraha' at Jantar Mantar, the protesting farmers had approached the Supreme Court. The court instead asked for some 'balanced approach'.

27 September, 2021

‘Don’t Know What Is Going To End Farmers’ Protest; Solution Lies In Dialogue’: Rakesh Tikait

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The farmer leader Rakesh Tikait said the movement has begun and the youth are also joining the movement of farmers in the country.

27 September, 2021

Bharat Bandh: Farmers Block Highways To Demand Repeal Of Farm Laws, Security Beefed In Delhi

Outlook Web Desk

Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait said that he is ready to agitate for 10 years but will not allow 'black' legislations to be implemented.

10 September, 2021

Two Arrested In UP For Announcing Cash Reward To Beat Farmer Leader Rakesh Tikait

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An official said the arrested persons had announced cash reward of Rs 11lakh through posters, for thrashing farmer leader Rakesh Tikait with shoes in Uttar Pradesh.

09 September, 2021

Will Karnal Farmers’ Protest Spell Trouble For BJP In Haryana, UP & Punjab?

Preetha Nair

The protestors who have taken siege of the mini-Secretariat in Karnal, a constituency represented by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, seem to be in no mood to back down.

07 September, 2021

Protesting Farmers Gherao Karnal Secretariat Demanding Action Against The Police Lathi-Charge On Aug 28

Outlook Web Bureau

Marching on foot from the mahapanchayat venue to the mini-secretariat five kilometres away, farmers faced a water cannon as they neared the complex.

07 September, 2021

Kisan Mahapanchayat: Security Tightened In Karnal, Officials Hold Talks With Farmer Leaders

Outlook Web Bureau

Protesters demanding action against the police lathicharge on farmers on August 28 assembled in large numbers in Karnal for a kisan mahapanchayat, also planning to gherao the district headquarters here.

07 September, 2021

Why 'Allahu Akbar' And 'Har Har Mahadev' Shared A Podium In Muzaffarnagar

Outlook Web Bureau

Rakesh Tikait's call for communal harmony and farmer unity would not surprise those who have been tracking the ground. A prequel in three flashbacks.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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