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Haryana on brink of Jat agitation, police say protests are peaceful

Jat agitation: The government has requested for more companies of the paramilitary forces. Internet services and bulk SMS have been blocked by the government. Get the latest updates, here.

Jat quota violence: Saw women with torn clothes running on highway, says witness

A woman police officer from Haryana was in Ludhiana to record the statement of the four witnesses.

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Haryana Assembly Session to end next week, quota bill nowhere in sight

Haryana Advocate General B R Mahajan said that he had not got any draft of the Bill so far.

Govt failed to anticipate scale of stir, says Haryana minister on Jat quota agitation

He added that the government has taken “collective responsibility” for the absence of an immediate administrative response to prevent the situation from getting out of control.

Jat quota stir atrocities repeat of Partition horror: Haryana CM Khattar

Jat quota stir: Khattar breaks down at meet with party MLAs

Look at them, how many jobs they have got: Leader of 35-caste forum opposing Jat demand

Interview of an opponent of Jat reservation, who has rallied 35 caste groups

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I told police some BJP leaders want to destabilise Khattar, will try violence: Jat leader Yashpal Malik

An interview of the leader of Jat agitation who says, "We are not demanding a separate category for reservation. If the government feels... the backward quota is not enough, it can be increased."

The angry Jat: Why the community wants reservation

Travelling to villages in Jhajjar to find out why the socially and numerically dominant Jat community wants to be counted among the backwards. (Photographs by Oinam Anand)

Jat quota protests in Rajasthan districts called off

Chaturvedi led the negotiations with the Jats on behalf of the government.

Jat protesters lift rail, road blockades in Haryana

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, who reached Rohtak for the first time after the widespread violence, faced protests and was forced to retreat and leave for Delhi.

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NH-1 blocked by Jat protestors reopens

Sonipat (Haryana), Feb 23 (ANI): The National Highway-1, which connects Delhi and Chandigarh, was reopened for traffic on Tuesday. The 456 kilometre-long highway had been blockaded by Jat agitators demanding reservation in government jobs and institutions.

Jat protestors set bus on fire in Bharatpur

Bharatpur (Rajasthan), Feb 22 (ANI): The Jat agitators demanding reservation blocked roads in Bharatpur, Rajasthan, on Monday. The protestors blocked the roads and took to streets to register their agitation. The protestors also burnt a bus. Sporadic incidents of arson were reported as life in violence-torn Haryana limped back to normal with curfew being lifted gradually.

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Jat quota row: Will analyse reason after situation is normal, says Naidu

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Minister of State (MoS) for Parliamentary Affairs Venkaiah Naidu on Monday asserted that the government is waiting for a calm atmosphere in order to come to a conclusion on the ongoing Jat community protests. He further stated that committee formation on the issue reflects government’s desire to come to a conclusion on the demands raised by the Jats. The Jat community is demanding reservations in government jobs and institutions.

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