Jat agitation

Nine rapes took place in Murthal during 2016 Jat stir, court told

Nine rapes took place in Murthal during 2016 Jat stir, court told

At least nine women were raped in Murthal during the Jat agitation in 2016, senior advocate and amicus curiae in Murthal gang-rape case told the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday. 

Oct 13, 2017, 09:37 AM IST
Punjab and Haryana High Court upholds Jat quota Act valid, but stays it till March 2018

Punjab and Haryana High Court upholds Jat quota Act valid, but stays it till March 2018

The Jat quota will remain on hold, said the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday.

Sep 01, 2017, 15:21 PM IST
Jats agitation called off, but heavy police deployment at Delhi-Noida border slows traffic

Jats agitation called off, but heavy police deployment at Delhi-Noida border slows traffic

The decision by Jats, agitating for quota, of calling off agitation had come as a relief to Delhi which was bracing for trouble.

Mar 20, 2017, 09:23 AM IST

Internet services restored in Haryana after Jats call off march

"Internet services, which had been suspended yesterday, were restored this evening," an official spokesman said here.

Mar 19, 2017, 23:08 PM IST
Jat stir: SP, DSP among 35 hurt in clash, 2 police buses torched

Jat stir: SP, DSP among 35 hurt in clash, 2 police buses torched

A woman ASI and a woman Constable were among the injured police personnel.

Mar 19, 2017, 21:03 PM IST
Jat agitation: Delhi metro, buses, local trains will operate as usual

Jat agitation: Delhi metro, buses, local trains will operate as usual

Following the Jat protesters postponing the `Delhi Kooch`, Special Commissioner of Police Dependra Pathak on Sunday.

Mar 19, 2017, 20:47 PM IST
Jats call off march to Delhi after meeting Haryana CM; internet, traffic curbs eased

Jats call off march to Delhi after meeting Haryana CM; internet, traffic curbs eased

“Our agitation and march towards Delhi have been called off,” chief of All India Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti Yashpal Malik said.

Mar 19, 2017, 18:34 PM IST
Jat quota agitation: Delhi Police issues traffic advisory - Avoid THESE routes as they will be completely closed for public

Jat quota agitation: Delhi Police issues traffic advisory - Avoid THESE routes as they will be completely closed for public

In the wake of ongoing Jat stir, Delhi Police has issued a traffic advisory.

Mar 19, 2017, 09:29 AM IST
Jat quota agitation: Delhi Metro services to be hit from today - All you need to know

Jat quota agitation: Delhi Metro services to be hit from today - All you need to know

If you commute by Delhi Metro, in all likelihood you will be affected by the ongoing Jat quota agitation.

Mar 19, 2017, 09:24 AM IST
Jat agitation: Metro services to be severely curtailed

Jat agitation: Metro services to be severely curtailed

Metro trains will not travel beyond the city's borders from 11.30 PM tomorrow, while 12 stations in Central Delhi will be shut from 8 PM till further orders.

Mar 18, 2017, 19:55 PM IST
Jat stir: Sec 144 imposed, internet services suspended in Haryana

Jat stir: Sec 144 imposed, internet services suspended in Haryana

The section 144 of CrPC has been imposed in many sensitive districts, including Rohtak, Jhajjar, Bhiwani, Charkhi Dadri and Hisar.

Mar 18, 2017, 19:54 PM IST

Deadlock between protesting Jats and Haryana govt continues

The stalemate between Haryana government and protesting Jats continued with All-India Jat Aarakshan Sangarsh Samiti (AIJASS) on Friday accusing the Haryana government of "misleading and cheating" them.

Mar 17, 2017, 23:47 PM IST
Haryana Jats announce non-cooperation; to take protest to Delhi

Haryana Jats announce non-cooperation; to take protest to Delhi

Unhappy with the authorities over their demands and grievances, Jat protestors on Wednesday announced non-cooperation after the Holi festival(March 13) and taking their stir to Delhi from Thursday.

Mar 01, 2017, 19:27 PM IST

Talks with Jats stalled as Haryana 'can't take back CBI cases'

Talks between the state government and Jat leaders hit a roadblock on Tuesday as the Haryana government made it clear that it has no jurisdiction to withdraw cases being investigated by the CBI against Jat leaders over violence during the agitation last year.

Feb 21, 2017, 23:50 PM IST

Rs 15 lakh given to Jat protesters injured during 2016 stir

Earlier this month, the Jat community members launched a fresh round of protests in the state in support of their demands. 

Feb 20, 2017, 17:53 PM IST
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.

Feb 19, 2017, 14:41 PM IST
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.

Feb 19, 2017, 11:03 AM IST

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.

Feb 17, 2017, 17:55 PM IST
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.

Feb 16, 2017, 21:30 PM IST
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.

Feb 11, 2017, 20:43 PM IST