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Jats stir: 2nd round of talks on Monday, Balidan Divas peaceful
Jats stir: 2nd round of talks on Monday, Balidan Divas peaceful

The Haryana government will hold a fresh round of talks tomorrow with the leaders of protesting Jats who are demanding quota in jobs and educational institutions.

Jat Balidan Divas: Haryana on alert, traffic diverted
Jat Balidan Divas: Haryana on alert, traffic diverted

With protesting Jats observing "Balidan Divas" (day of sacrifice) today and threatening to intensify their agitation for reservation, Haryana is on high alert with maximum deployment of forces to prevent any untoward incident.

Jat agitation raises spectre of last year's violence
Jat agitation raises spectre of last year's violence

Haryana is on the edge as the ongoing Jat agitation seeking reservation in education and government jobs has once again raised the spectre of last year's violence that killed 30 people.

Haryana: Jats turn down govt plea for a meeting; stir continues

The Jat agitation in Haryana seeking reservation in education and government jobs among other demands entered its 20th day on Friday, even as the members of the community turned down a government plea for holding fresh parleys.

Haryana awaiting court order on Jat reservation: Minister
Haryana awaiting court order on Jat reservation: Minister

Appealing for peace and harmony in Haryana, the minister said the law to grant reservation to the Jats and other communities was passed unanimously by the assembly.

Jat stir in Haryana enters 18th day

Protests by the Jat community in Haryana seeking reservation in education institutes and government jobs continued on the 18th day today.

Jat stir: CBI files FIRs in arson on Haryana minister's properties

At least 30 people were killed and properties worth crores of rupees were destroyed in Haryana during the violent quota agitation by Jats in February 2016.

Haryana mulling to hold Surajkund fair twice a year: CM Khattar

 Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today said that the state government is considering to organise the Surajkund International Crafts Mela twice in a year.

Jat stir continues in Haryana

The Jat agitation in Haryana seeking reservation in education and government jobs among other demands, entered its 17th day today.

Manappuram Finance heist: Police arrest remaining four

A joint team of Kanpur and Gurugram Police on Monday arrested the remaining four accused of the day light heist at the Mannappuram gold loan branch in Gurugram here.

Jat agitation continues in 19 districts in Haryana as talks remain inconclusive
Jat agitation continues in 19 districts in Haryana as talks remain inconclusive

Talks between a section of Jat community leadership, which is spearheading Jat protests across 19 districts in Haryana, remained inconclusive on Saturday even as the agitation continued for the 14th day.

Faridkot firing case: Complaint filed in court

A complaint has been filed in a local court seeking action against police officials.

Amritsar shivers at five to seven degrees in Punjab

Cold conditions continued to prevail in Punjab and Haryana even as minimum temperatures today hovered around normal in most parts of both the states.

Armed men rob gold worth crores at Manappuram Finance in Gurugram, two workers injured
Armed men rob gold worth crores at Manappuram Finance in Gurugram, two workers injured

In one of the biggest heists in Gurugram, seven armed men allegedly looted gold and Rs 5 lakh in cash from Mannappuram gold loan branch on Thursday.

Jat agitation remains peaceful; Haryana panel calls for talks

On the 12th day of the ongoing agitation by the Jat community, peace prevailed in Haryana on Thursday, a senior officer said here.

Jat quota agitation spills over into Delhi

The ongoing Jat agitation in Haryana seeking reservation in education and government jobs spilt over into the national capital today.

Mercury hovers above normal in Punjab and Haryana

The minimum temperature on Wednesday hovered above normal level at most places in Punjab and Haryana.

Mercury hovers above normal in Punjab, Haryana

The minimum temperature on Wednesday hovered above normal level at most places in Punjab and Haryana.

Haryana sets up 5-member panel as Jat protests gain momentum

Following the resumed agitation by Jats, the Haryana government on Tuesday set up a five-member committee headed by Chief Secretary D.S. Dhesi "to consider the demands and resolve the problems of those agitating for reservation" in the state.

Earthquake shakes Haryana
Earthquake shakes Haryana

Residents of Haryana were left in shock after earthquake jolted various regions of the state on Monday night.

DA case against Chautala: Delhi Court order on CBI plea on Feb 9
DA case against Chautala: Delhi Court order on CBI plea on Feb 9

A Delhi court today said it would pronounce on February 9 its order on CBI's plea seeking permission to file a list of additional witnesses to prove documents in a disproportionate assets case lodged against former Haryana Chief Minister O P Chautala.

Jat quota stir continues, security further strengthened

The Jat quota agitation in Haryana entered eighth day on Sunday.

Jat stir enters 7th day, remains peaceful
Jat stir enters 7th day, remains peaceful

The ongoing Jat quota agitation in Haryana today entered its seventh day but no untoward incident was reported from anywhere.

Jat stir enters fifth day, Haryana remains peaceful

The ongoing Jat quota agitation in Haryana on Thursday entered its fifth day and no untoward incident was reported from anywhere, officials said here.

Minimum temperature drops at many places in Punjab and Haryana

The minimum temperature today registered a slight drop at many places in Punjab and Haryana even a fog reduced visibility at many places.

Issue of Jat quota will be dealt with legally: Haryana CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday said the issue of quota for the Jat community will be dealt with in a legal manner only and hoped that the stay on the bill granting them reservation will be vacated soon.

Political forces working to divide people of Haryana: CM Manohar Lal Khattar
Political forces working to divide people of Haryana: CM Manohar Lal Khattar

Claiming that "some political persons" were trying to divide the state for their vote bank, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said they will not succeed if the people followed the principle of "Haryana Ek-Haryanvi Ek".

Haryana peaceful on third day of Jat stir; security forces still on high alert
Haryana peaceful on third day of Jat stir; security forces still on high alert

Haryana remained peaceful on Tuesday, the third day of the resumed agitation by the Jats, as security forces remained on high alert in districts witnessing protests by the community members.

Surajkund International Crafts Mela to kick-off on Wednesday
Surajkund International Crafts Mela to kick-off on Wednesday

A splash of colours, rhythm of drum beats and joie de-vivre are all set to merge here as the curtains go up on the annual Surajkund International Crafts Mela on Wednesday.

Manohar Lal Khattar appeals to Jats to maintain peace

With the Jats resuming their quota agitation on Sunday, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar appealed to various organisations of the community to maintain peace in the state, saying the doors of his government are always open for dialogue.