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Jat agitation


Simply Put: Why Sir Chhotu Ram matters

October 11, 2018 5:29 am

PM Narendra Modi unveiled his statue in Haryana, Chautala too had installed one earlier. A look at the Jat leader’s legacy.

Jat agitation: HC seeks information on appointment of claim settlement commission presiding officer

July 11, 2018 2:05 am

“The petitioners had sent a representation to the respondent state to appoint Presiding Officer and to decide the claim of petitioners, but to no effect,” the victims have said in their plea.

Caste Rallies in Haryana: Khattar govt doesn’t feel pain of poor, says former CM Hooda at Dalit Panchayat

November 27, 2017 5:57 am

Hooda said his government made and implemented schemes worth Rs 16,253 crore for the welfare of the scheduled castes which benefited more than three lakh families in the state.

Jat agitation next year ‘if quota not given’: AIJASS chief Yashpal Malik

November 27, 2017 4:59 am

Malik announced that no state minister would be allowed to enter any village in the state after February if the Jats were not given reservation. “If Jats hit the streets to protest, nobody can stop them.”

Give quota to Jats, 5 other castes in 2 months or face stir, warns AIJASS

September 04, 2017 3:39 am

AIJASS also asked the government to release “innocent” youths, who were arrested in connection with the violence that occurred during the February 2016 quota stir in Haryana.

Ram Rahim verdict: 'Message should be no lawless activity will be tolerated else you will be hammered,' says ex-UP DGP Prakash Singh

August 24, 2017 10:15 am

Meanwhile, fearing a repeat of the situation which developed during the Jat agitation in February 2016, senior police officials in Punjab and Chandigarh have expressed their surprise on Haryana Police having allowed a large influx of supporters of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in Panchkula.

After meeting CM Manohar Lal Khattar, Jat leaders postpone protest

March 19, 2017 7:54 pm

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said, " Jat reservation process at centre will begin after appointment of chairman and members of National Commission for Backward Classes."

Jat quota agitators agree for talks

February 09, 2017 3:16 am

The government on Tuesday had formed a five-member panel headed by state’s chief secretary DS Dhesi for the talks.

'Will carry on Jat quota stir till govt assures in written'

January 28, 2017 10:28 pm

On a question about khaps not supporting the agitation, Fauji said that people who are making these comments are the ones who have been expelled from the khaps and people like these are no significance.

Haryana government buys time from Jats

June 18, 2016 4:09 am

The meeting of over 100 members from various khaps and Jat outfits with Haryana government Friday ended on a peaceful note.


Jat agitation: Bride airlifted from Haryana to Delhi

February 24, 2016 6:42 am

Rewari (Haryana), Feb 24 (ANI): With the ongoing Jat agitation in Haryana, a woman whose marriage was scheduled in New Delhi had to be airlifted by her family so that the marriage could be held precisely on the auspicious timing (Mahoorat). The bride and her family members got stuck in the major traffic blockade on the NH-1 due to the ongoing Jat agitation. At the last moment, her family members arranged a chartered flight for her and she was airlifted from Karnal airbase to New Delhi. Though the bride reached the marriage venue, her immediate family members, grandparents could not make it to the venue on time. Bride's father said it was important for them to hire a chopper as the Jat agitation was in full flow and it seemed impossible to reach the venue on time.

Jat row: Railways to run special trains for stranded passengers

February 22, 2016 2:49 pm

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Chief public relation officer of Northern Railways Neeraj Sharma on Monday said in view of the ongoing Jat agitation, special trains would run covering the outer regions connected with Haryana. Sharma added that a special train from Chandigarh to Anand Vihar, New Delhi, would be on the tracks by the evening, which will have a total of 17 coaches.He further informed that Northern Railways is planning to start more trains from the Jammu region.