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Gujjars, others to get 1 percent reservation in Rajasthan

Gujjars, others to get 1 percent reservation in Rajasthan

The Gujjar community had threatened the government with protests if its demand for job quotas was not met.

Dec 21, 2017, 19:47 PM IST

Rajasthan government to raise OBC quota to give reservation to Gujjars

The government has assured the Gujjar leaders that the OBC quota will be split after increasing it to 26 per cent to grant them 5 per cent reservation.

 

Aug 18, 2017, 16:22 PM IST

Rajasthan notifies quota for Gujjars, SBCs

Rajasthan government has issued a notification to provide five per cent quota to Gujjars and other Special Backward Classes (SBC) for which the Assembly has passed a bill last month.

Oct 17, 2015, 16:00 PM IST

Bill proposing 5 percent quota to gujjars, SBC sent to Rajasthan Governor

Rajasthan Government has forwarded a bill proposing five per cent reservation to gujjars and other communities under SBC to the Governor.

Oct 08, 2015, 13:15 PM IST

Hardik Patel meets caste leaders in Delhi

Patel quota stir leader Hardik Patel Wednesday held a meeting with leaders of several other castes here as part of efforts to consolidate his agitation.

Sep 30, 2015, 14:52 PM IST

Issues raised by Hardik implodes “Gujarat model” of development: Congress

The Congress on Monday said the issues raised by Hardik Patel was an "implosion" of the "Gujarat model" of development pursued by Narendra Modi which was not inclusive in nature.

Aug 31, 2015, 22:15 PM IST

Hardik Patel heckled at Gujjar felicitation

Patel quota stir leader Hardik Patel, who said he wants to include castes like Kurmis and Gujjars in his agitation for reservation, on Sundayy faced opposition from a section of Gujjar leaders here during an event held to felicitate him.

Aug 30, 2015, 22:00 PM IST
After taking Gujarat by storm, Hardik Patel arrives in Delhi

After taking Gujarat by storm, Hardik Patel arrives in Delhi

After spearheading the agitation by the financially and politically influential Patel community in Gujarat for inclusion in the backward-caste category to avail the quota system in the allocation of government jobs and educational opportunities, Hardik Patel arrived in Delhi on Sunday.

Aug 30, 2015, 08:08 AM IST

Army to help Gujjars become soldiers

 Efforts will be made to help youths from the tribal Gujjar community in Jammu and Kashmir to become soldiers, a senior Indian Army commander said on Wednesday.

Jun 03, 2015, 13:54 PM IST

Traffic resumes on highways after Gujjars end stir

 After the Gujjar called off their 8-day long agitation, traffic on the Agra-Jaipur national highway and a state highway in Sawaimadhopur has resumed while the Delhi-Mumbai tracks have also been cleared.

May 29, 2015, 13:37 PM IST
Gujjars call off agitation after Rajasthan govt agrees to five percent reservation in jobs

Gujjars call off agitation after Rajasthan govt agrees to five percent reservation in jobs

The Gujjar community, whose members have been squatting on railway tracks and blocking road traffic in Rajasthan demanding five percent reservation in education and government jobs, on Thursday called off their agitation as the state government agreed to their demand, a minister said.

May 28, 2015, 23:26 PM IST
Gujjar agitation: Highway cleared; rail track remains blocked

Gujjar agitation: Highway cleared; rail track remains blocked

On the fifth day of the Gujjar agitation, police on Monday cleared the Jaipur-Agra national highway of the protestors even as the rail track continued to be blocked amid a stand-off with the government over the community's demand for five per cent reservation.

May 25, 2015, 11:06 AM IST

Jat, OBC leaders oppose Gujjar stir for reservation

 As Gujjars planned to intensify their stir for five per cent quota in government jobs, leaders of Jat and Other Backward Classes (OBC) community on Saturday opposed their demands, saying it will reduce OBC quota and the matter in pending in Rajasthan High Court.

May 24, 2015, 00:20 AM IST

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May 23, 2015, 21:06 PM IST

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May 23, 2015, 17:44 PM IST

Gujjar agitation: Govt was ready for talks, says Vasundhara Raje

Reviving their demand for five per cent reservation in jobs, Gujjars in Rajasthan on Thursday launched an agitation, blocking railway tracks, even as the state government expressed readiness to hav

May 22, 2015, 10:58 AM IST

Gujjars revive agitation for 5% quota in jobs, block rail track

Reviving their demand for five per cent reservation in jobs, Gujjars in Rajasthan on Thursday launched an agitation, blocking railway tracks, even as the state government expressed readiness to hav

May 22, 2015, 10:05 AM IST
Gujjars revive agitation for 5% quota in jobs

Gujjars revive agitation for 5% quota in jobs

Reviving their demand for five per cent reservation in jobs, Gujjars in Rajasthan on Thursday launched an agitation, blocking railway tracks, even as the state government expressed readiness to have talks with them.

May 21, 2015, 22:13 PM IST

If Yadavs and Gujjars can get reservations, why not Jats: Birender Singh

Union Minister for Rural Development and Jat leader Chaudhary Birender Singh on Tuesday expressed his dissatisfaction over a Supreme Court ruling which struck down an earlier decision that grouped the community among Other Backward Classes (OBCs).

Mar 17, 2015, 14:49 PM IST

Gujjars demand extension of Forest Rights Act to J&K

Gujjars of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday demanded extension of the Forest Rights Act, 2006 to the state so that they too can enjoy rights on forest land as are available to the people belonging to Scheduled Tribe communities across the country.

Feb 08, 2015, 16:38 PM IST