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).

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.

Govts in J&K have ignored Gujjars: BJP

 Terming Gujjars of Jammu and Kashmir the symbol of patriotism and nationalism, BJP said governments in the state have ignored the community.

Shelling by Pakistan: Narrow escape for Gujjars along border

The Gujjar community living here had a close shave with death on Wednesday when Pakistani forces shelled their border hamlet in the morning, injuring six persons.

Gujjar delegation meets Rajasthan ministers over reservation

A delegation of Gujjars, led by Kirori Bainsla, on Tuesday night held a meeting with Rajasthan ministers Rajendra Rathore and Hem Singh Bhadana over the issue of reservation.

SC Commission team visits violence-hit Kanavani village

A team of National Commission for Scheduled Castes today visited Kanavani village and met victims of a clash that took place there between Dalits and Gujjars last week.

Gujjars in J&K for Modi ever since his Jammu rally, claims BJP

The state unit of BJP on Monday claimed that the Gujjar community in Jammu and Kashmir was tilting towards the party ever since the rally of its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi here.

Gujjars on hunger strike against alleged embezzlement of funds

Members of Gujjar and Bakkerwal communities on Tuesday sat on a 24-hour hunger strike outside Raj Bhawan to protest against alleged embezzlement of funds.

`Modi has rekindled hopes among Gujjars in J&K`

Expressing gratitude to BJP`s prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi for his concerns for Gujjar and Bakkerwal communities in Jammu & Kashmir, Bhartiya Gujjar Mahasabha today said Modi has rekindled a new hope among them.

Protest against land encroachment by Gujjars in Jammu

Activists and locals on Monday held a protest against the "encroachment" of prime land of the Jammu Development Authority (JDA) by Gujjars here, triggering tension in the area.

Gujjars to be considered under BPL category: Bahuguna

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Saturday announced to set up a 15-member committee to address the problems of Gujjar community members, besides providing them facilities like food security, pension, scholarships as under the BPL category.

Army sets up mobile schools for Gujjars in Kishtwar

Army has set up mobile schools for children of Bakkarwals and Gujjars in Jammu and Kashmir`s Kishtwar district.

Raj HC stays special reservation for Gujjars till

Rajasthan HC has stayed till February 19 the five per cent reservation to Gujjar and four other communities in state services and educational institutions.

HC red flags special quota for Gujjars in Rajasthan

The Rajasthan High Court on Tuesday stayed till the next hearing the five percent reservation for special backward classes in the state.

Gujjars stage protest in Jammu; demand hostel

The Gujjar leader said that the community has been totally ignored in the New Recruitment Policy, adding that the students of the community should be given due share in the policy.

Gujjars in J&K break away from ABGM to create separate outfit

Gujjars in Jammu and Kashmir broke away its allegiance from Akhil Bhartiya Gurjar Mahasabha (ABGM).

Take up cross-border firing issue with Pak: Gujjars to Centre

Gujjars in J&K asked the Centre to take up the cross-border firing issue with Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik during his coming visit to India.

Rajasthan OBC commission submits job quota report

The Rajasthan OBC commission headed by retired justice IS Israni submitted its report on reservation in government jobs to CM Ashok Gehlot.

J&K Gujjars raise political reservation with Shinde

An organisation of Gujjars and Bakerwals demanded political reservation for the community in the Legislative Assembly, Legislative Council and in three-tier Panchayati Raj in Jammu and Kashmir.

Several facilities for Gujjars to come up in J&K

The J&K govt will set up a several facilities for Gujjar community of the state, including a cultural centre in Jammu and girls hostel in Srinagar, at a cost of Rs 13 crore.