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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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 have talks with them.

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 have talks with them.

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.

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.