BKU: News

21 Aug 2022

Delhi Police

Security beefed up in Delhi ahead of farmers' protest

The Delhi Police has tightened security across the national capital Delhi ahead of farmers' scheduled protest on Monday.

Internet services suspended in Delhi's border areas for two days

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs on Saturday issued a notification saying internet services will be temporarily suspended in Delhi's border areas—Ghazipur, Singhu, and Tikri—the epicenters of the farmers' protests against the newly-enacted farm laws.

30 Jan 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Ghazipur: After Tikait's appeal, hundreds of farmers, students join protest

After Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait broke down at the Ghazipur protest site on Thursday night, appealing to farmers from western Uttar Pradesh to join, hundreds—including not only farmers but also students from different universities/colleges—arrived at the site by Friday.

28 Jan 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Farmers protesting at Ghazipur border asked to vacate, end protest

Farmers protesting the newly-enacted farm laws in Ghazipur at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border have been asked to vacate the roads and end their protest on Thursday.

27 Jan 2021

Delhi Police

BKU (Bhanu), Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan withdraw from farmers' protest

Two farmer unions on Wednesday announced their withdrawal from the months-long protest against the central government's new agricultural laws.

27 Jan 2021

Delhi Police

On Red Fort rampage, Rakesh Tikait says farmers deflected 'unknowingly'

Rakesh Tikait from the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spoke on Tuesday's Red Fort incident claiming that "some farmers" deflected toward the Delhi monument "unknowingly" and returned after police guided them.

27 Jan 2021

Delhi Police

Farmers' leaders to address protesters, Budget Day march still on

After violence rocked Delhi, farmers' leaders will address protesters at the Singhu border, one of the key locations of their agitation, today. Later, the leaders would also hold a meeting to discuss the next steps.

04 Jan 2021

Narendra Modi

Farmers and Centre to talk today on MSP, repealing laws

For the seventh time today, protesting farmers will sit on the negotiation table with the government on the other end and they plan on sticking to their demand of repealing the three laws. They have added another demand — a legal guarantee on the minimum support price for procuring crops.

26 Dec 2020

Haryana

Evident government won't budge, prepared for long haul, say farmers

The farmers camping at the borders of Delhi have indicated they are prepared for a long haul while adding that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech on Friday was an attempt to "divide and mislead them."

25 Dec 2020

Haryana

Why are farmers protesting? A timeline of everything that happened

For nearly a month now, farmers and the Union government have been at loggerheads over three farm laws that were passed in the Parliament in September.

12 Dec 2020

Farmers

Shah meets cops, security officials to avoid violence in Delhi

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday met with senior government, police, and security officials, and discussed measures to pre-empt any chances of violence on Delhi's borders in connection with the ongoing farmers' protest, according to reports.

25 Sep 2020

Karnataka

Bharat Bandh today: Farmers begin agitation against agriculture Bills

Angry with three agriculture reform Bills brought by the Centre, farmers across the country will be participating in Bharat Bandh today, September 25, with Punjab and Haryana becoming the epicenter of protests.

03 Oct 2018

Samajwadi Party

#KisanRally: Allowed to enter Delhi post-midnight, farmers end protest

Protesting farmers who were stopped from entering Delhi on Tuesday ended their rally in the early hours of Wednesday after they were let into the national capital post midnight.

05 Jun 2018

India

Controversial 'spill milk' protests divide farmers. What's the solution?

Struggling farmers across India have been demonstrating since days demanding better conditions.

05 May 2018

Mohammad Rizwan

SHO suspended for making 'casteist' remark against Dalit BJP MLA

The Station House Officer of Chhapar police station in Muzaffarnagar district of UP was suspended for allegedly making a casteist remark against a Dalit MLA of the ruling BJP.

23 Jan 2018

India

Fuel prices continue moving higher, govt mulls GST option

Petrol prices in Mumbai crossed the Rs. 80 mark yesterday for the first time since August'14.

20 Jun 2017

Madhya Pradesh

15 farmers' suicides in MP in two weeks

In 24 hours, two farmers committed suicide in Madhya Pradesh: one in Sehore, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan's home district, and the other in Vidisha.

07 Jun 2017

Madhya Pradesh

Why are the farmers protesting in Madhya Pradesh?

Following protests from farmers in Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra, farmers in Madhya Pradesh have now been demanding fair prices and farm loan waiver.