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Jats threaten to oppose Haryana govt programmes from August 16

June 02, 2018 10:09 pm

A total of 2,100 cases pertaining to arson and violence were registered in connection with the February 2016 agitation. Thirty people died and several were injured during the agitation.

Jat quota row: Haryana government to file application in Punjab and Haryana HC today

May 30, 2016 1:48 pm

The security has been tightened and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans have been deployed near the Munak canal, in the wake of the Jat Agitation that is supposed to take place on June 5.

Conflicted Jat community holds key

October 11, 2014 12:12 pm

The community holds the key to success in more than 40 Assembly segments in the 90-member Assembly.

Bawana tense a day before Bakrid

October 06, 2014 1:56 am

Jats allege their cattle being stolen; Muslims allege mob pelted stones, threatened them.

Barmer rape victims made to wait for hours outside SP office; sources hint at political pressure

August 23, 2014 9:19 pm

A case of attempt to rape was registered on August 17.

Revenue dept begins issuing OBC certificates to Jat community

May 08, 2014 2:38 am

The reservation for jobs under the Central government for members of the Jat community was recently notified by the Government of India.

SC refrains from staying government move to include Jats in OBC category

April 09, 2014 1:19 pm

The decision by the UPA-II government was seen as an attempt to appease the community.

Jats in OBC list: SC seeks explanation from Centre

April 02, 2014 12:19 am

A Bench led by Chief Justice P Sathasivam issued a notice to the government and asked the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment to place before it the entire records.

Going backward

March 17, 2014 8:04 am

Rural transformations, urban aspirations frame the Jat demand for OBC status

Modi’s Meerut rally: BJP woos small scale firms’ Muslim owners

February 06, 2014 2:30 pm

State BJP leaders are visiting manufacturing units of these industries in their respective districts, asking the workers to attend their prime ministerial candidate’s rally on Sunday.


Train service between India, Pakistan resumed

February 26, 2016 6:15 am

Lahore, Feb 26 (ANI): The Samjhota Express service, which was suspended due to security concerns following protests in Haryana, resumed its operation. India had suspended the services of Samjhota Express, which runs between Pakistan and India twice a week, on February 22, following widespread protests by the Jat community. Taking about the delay, one of the passengers Sughran Bibi said she had brought her mother-in-law to meet her relatives in Karachi, adding the disturbance in the train service had made them very uncomfortable as they were unprepared for the cold. While another passenger Hamza said their tickets were confirmed, but at midnight they got news that the train service had been suspended due to which he spent five days in travelling.

Kanpur: Upper caste community holds ‘semi-nude’ protest demanding reservation

February 24, 2016 10:53 am

Kanpur, Feb 24 (ANI): After the protests by the Jat community of Haryana demanding reservation in the other backward classes (OBC) category, upper caste people in Kanpur held a semi-nude protest demanding reservation. The protestors critised Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for all the fake promises. The protesters raised slogans against BJP.

Don't get influenced by emotions: Vidyut Jamwal tells Jat community

February 23, 2016 12:02 pm

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): In the wake of the ongoing protests by members of the Jat community demanding reservation in government jobs, actor Vidyut Jamwal has urged them not to get influenced by emotions.Vidyut said the people are misguided at times as they do not ponder over their action. Director Vipul Shah said that the government should come out with some solution as soon as possible.The members of the Jat Community have been protesting since the last ten days demanding reservation in government jobs.Vipul and Vidyut were present at the shoot of their upcoming film, 'Commando 2.'The film is directed by Dilip Ghosh and produced by Vipul Shah.

Jat row: Haryana CM offers compensation for innocents killed

February 23, 2016 12:02 pm

Rohtak (Haryana), Feb 23 (ANI): Breaking his silence after the seven-day long agitation by the Jat community, Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar on Tuesday offered compensation for the innocents killed in the reservation violence. Khattar added that a committee will also be formed to probe the lapses of police personnel and other district officials regarding the same.

Jat quota row: Samjhauta Express cancelled

February 22, 2016 8:03 am

Jhajjar, Feb 22 (ANI): The ongoing protest of the Jat community for reservations in government jobs and institutions continued on Monday as the protestors partially blocked the highway in Jhajjar, Haryana. Samjhauta Express, the train that connects India and Pakistan, was also cancelled due to the ongoing unrest. However, the NH-8 has been open for traffic but NH-1 and NH-10 are still blocked. No roads have been blocked in Gurgaon and the situation is expected to remain normal today.

Haryana Govt. agrees to give reservation to Jats

February 21, 2016 2:13 pm

New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Union Minister for State for Agriculture Sanjiv Baliyan on Sunday told the media that reservation to the Jat community would be given in the upcoming assembly session. In the wake of the escalating pro-reservation protests by the Jat community spreading across Haryana, the Home Minister on Sunday chaired a high-level emergency meeting to discuss the further course of action. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Union Minister Sanjeev Baliyan, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Army Chief General Dalbir Singh and Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi were among those present at the meeting held at Rajanth's residence.

Jat quota: Congress criticises PM Modi for being silent

February 21, 2016 11:18 am

New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Congress leader Kumari Selja on Sunday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for remaining silent over the agitation in Haryana by Jats, demanding reservation in government jobs and educational institutions. Selja added that despite being present in the country, it seems PM Modi is not here. Another Congress leader Ashok Tanwar appealed to the Jat community to maintain peace and allow the system to function normally.Meanwhile, another Congress leader Kiran Chaudhary alleged that few unsocial elements are trying to pollute the atmosphere, adding that they are spreading the violence under a conspiracy.

Jat quota row: Agitation continues in Haryana

February 19, 2016 7:01 am

Rohtak, Feb 19 (ANI): The protests by Jat community on Friday disrupted road and rail traffic in the Rohtak-Jhajjar region, the epicenter of the protests, besides Bhiwani, Sonipat and Hisar. The protestors have blocked roads at many places and trucks were seen stranded near the Rohtak Bypass. Following clashes during an agitation by the Jat community for reservation, mobile internet services have been blocked in Haryana's Rohtak district as the protests enters the sixth day. The talks between community leaders and the government failed to break the deadlock, banning assembly of five or more persons.