Rakesh Tikait Ink Attack

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Rakesh Tikait Ink Attack: Woman Arrested For 'Masterminding' Attack

In the case of "ink attack" at farmers' leader Rakesh Tikait, a women has been arrested for allegedly "masterminding" the attack, in Karnataka's Bangalore. Umadevi (32), a resident of Hebbal, has been arrested. Upon searching her house, police found six machetes and two swords. Apart from Uma, three more accused have been arrested for carrying out the attack. The accused stated that Tikait was attacked for not addressing in Kannada. 

Tue, 07 Jun 2022 - 07:42 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Ink Attack, rakesh tikait, Farmers' Union, Umadevi, Karnataka

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Rakesh Tikait Ink Attack

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Ink Thrown At Farmer Leader Rakesh Tikait, 3 Detained In Karnataka's Bengaluru

Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait fell victim to "ink attack" at a press conference in Karnataka's Bangalore, on May 30. Reportedly, Tikait was giving clarity about sting operation, where a farmer leader from Karnataka was allegedly caught asking for money. When the ink was thrown at Tikait's face, a chaos erupted among the public, as people were seen throwing chairs and creating a ruckus. Three persons have been detained so far.

Mon, 30 May 2022 - 08:01 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Bangalore, Karnataka, BKU, rakesh tikait, Ink Attack

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Rakesh Tikait

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Farmer Union Leader Rakesh Tikait Receives Death Threats, Files FIR

After receiving threat calls, Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait registered an FIR with the Muzaffarnagar Police in Uttar Pradesh. Furthermore, the details of the caller is unknown. On March 28, his driver Perjval Tyagi filed a complaint, following which an investigation was initiated. After the FIR, Rakesh Sharma, the sub inspector who is investigating the matter, visited Tikait at his residence.

Mon, 28 Mar 2022 - 07:08 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Threat Calls, BKU Farmer Union, rakesh tikait, UP Police, investigation

Rakesh Tikait

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'We Will Not Support Any Political Party In UP Elections', Says Rakesh Tikait

Farmers union leader Rakesh Tikait, on January 18, denied to support any political party in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. Addressing the media at Magh Mela, Tikait said, "We will not support anyone in this election". The statement came after Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) President Naresh Tikait asked to support Rashtriya Lok Dal and Samajwadi Party alliance in UP election, scheduled from February 10. However, BKU withdrew the… read-more

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 01:12 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: rakesh tikait, UP assembly election, Samajwadi Party, Rashtriya Lok Dal, Naresh tikait

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SKM Leader Rakesh Tikait

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SKM Farmer Union Is Not Contesting Punjab Election: Rakesh Tikait

The Sanyukt Kisan Morcha leader Rakesh Tikait, on December 26, denied to contest any election. Addressing the media, the Farmer leader said, the SKM is not going to contest elections in Punjab and it's all rumour. When asked about the launch of Political front by Kisan Union, Rakesh Tikait said, they have no idea and will comment about it after a meeting, scheduled on January 15.

Sun, 26 Dec 2021 - 09:35 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Political Party, SKM, rakesh tikait, Punjab Elections 2022, Punjab

Rakesh Tikait

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Singhu Border Killing Unfortunate, Will Not Effect Farmers’ Protest: Tikait

Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait on October 16 expressed sadness over the alleged killing of a man near Singhu border. He said that the incident is unfortunate, but it will not affect the farmers' protest against the three farm laws. Earlier on October 15, a body of a man, with hands and legs chopped off, was found near Singhu border at a farmers’ protest site.

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 - 01:31 PM / by Joy Pillai

Tags: rakesh tikait, Singhu Border, honor killing, Farmers Protest

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Rakesh Tikait

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Singhu Border Killing Will Not Affect Farmers' Protest, Says Rakesh Tikait

Rakesh Tikait, the leader of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), stated that it was "unfortunate" that Lakhbir Singh was killed near the Singhu border. He further stated that the incident will not affect the farmers' protest against the farm laws. Earlier, Lakhbir Singh was found dead with his hands and legs chopped off and hanged on a police barricade at the farmers' protest site, near the Singhu border.

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 - 12:02 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: rakesh tikait, BKU, Farmers Protest, Singhu Border, Lakhbir Singh

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Rakesh Tikait.

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Farm Leader Rakesh Tikait Bats For Resumption Of Talks With Centre

Bharatiya Kisan Union head Rakesh Tikait has shown interest in resumption of talks with the Centre ahead of May 26, which will mark six months of the farm protests. He said, "When the government wants to talk, the Samyukt Kisan Morcha will talk." Meanwhile, they have planned to hold a nationwide protest to observe the six-month anniversary as "black day", which has garnered support from many political parties as well.

Mon, 24 May 2021 - 02:13 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: rakesh tikait, Bharatiya Kisan Union, Farm Law Protest, Samyukt Kisan Morcha, Central Government

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BKU leader Rakesh

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Maharashtra Police Denies Mahapanchayat Rally Permission To Rakesh Tikait

Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait was denied permission to conduct a 'Mahapanchayat' rally in Maharashtra’s Yavatmal district. The district administration on February 19 cited the surge in COVID-19 cases as the reason for denial. The rally, earlier scheduled on February 20 at Azad Maidan in Yavatmal city, was called to mark protest against the Centre's contentious farm laws. However, organisers have warned to stage a sit-in if the… read-more

Sat, 20 Feb 2021 - 10:15 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Bhartiya Kisan Union, rakesh tikait, Farmers' Protest, Maharashtra , Kisan Mahapanchayat

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Rakesh Tikait

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Farmer's Protest Might Last Till October: BKU Leader Rakesh Tikait

Farmer’s leader Rakesh Tikait on February 2 claimed that the ongoing protests might continue till October as they will not return until the three laws are taken back. Reportedly, the announcement came after the Bhartiya Kisan Union's Tikait met Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut. Besides, Tikait said our slogan is – “kanoon wapsi nahi, to ghar wapsi nahi.” Moreover, Tikait claimed the Republic Day violence was done to portray farmers as… read-more

Tue, 02 Feb 2021 - 05:40 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Farmers' Protest, rakesh tikait, Bhartiya Kisan Union, Farm Bill

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