Jat reservation

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
Jat agitation: Nizamuddin-Kota Express Train cancelled, two others diverted

Jat agitation: Nizamuddin-Kota Express Train cancelled, two others diverted

Protestors blocked portions of the national highways connecting Bharatpur to Mathura, Agra and Jaipur. 

Jun 24, 2017, 11:05 AM 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
Quota stir: Haryana Jats threaten to block roads to Delhi on March 20, cut milk supply

Quota stir: Haryana Jats threaten to block roads to Delhi on March 20, cut milk supply

President of All India Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti Yashpal Malik said five million Jats will return to Delhi on March 20 with their tractors and cattle to intensify their demonstration.

Mar 02, 2017, 17:16 PM IST
Quota stir: Haryana Jats to take protest to Delhi today

Quota stir: Haryana Jats to take protest to Delhi today

Violence during the Jat agitation in February 2016 left 30 people dead and over 200 injured.

Mar 02, 2017, 09:13 AM 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
'Will carry on Jat quota stir till govt assures in written'

'Will carry on Jat quota stir till govt assures in written'

Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti chief Jai Singh Fauji held a meeting with the community leaders today ahead of their call for a fresh round of agitation.

Jan 28, 2017, 22:14 PM IST

No power to take suo-motu cognisance: Jat stir probe panel

Justice (retd) S N Jha, former Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court and Rajasthan High Court, who heads the panel said it was "not an independent inquiry commission and has to work according to the guidelines".

Jul 13, 2016, 01:00 AM IST
Punjab and Haryana HC refuses to vacate stay on Jat reservation

Punjab and Haryana HC refuses to vacate stay on Jat reservation

The Punjab and Haryana High Court posted the matter for hearing on June 13.

Jun 06, 2016, 16:51 PM IST

Jat quota agitation: As it happened on June 5, 2016

Heavy security has been deployed in various districts of Haryana on Sunday ahead of statewide 'Jat Nyay' rally by Akhil Bharatiya Jat Aarakshan Samiti. Here are all the LIVE updates:-

Jun 05, 2016, 15:48 PM IST
Reservation row: All India Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti to challenge stay on quota in SC today

Reservation row: All India Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti to challenge stay on quota in SC today

All India Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti (AIJASS) is all set to challenge the interim stay on the Jat reservation quota by Punjab and Haryana High Court in the Supreme Court on Wednesday.

Jun 01, 2016, 10:08 AM IST

Haryana govt to issue Jat reservation notification tomorrow

Notably, on March 29, the Haryana Assembly had unanimously passed a Bill to provide reservation to Jats and five other communities in government jobs and educational institutions.

May 13, 2016, 01:57 AM IST
Haryana Jat agitation: Arson could not have taken place without political conspiracy, says CM

Haryana Jat agitation: Arson could not have taken place without political conspiracy, says CM

Asked who could be behind the violence, Khattar said the Judicial Commission would look into it and the guilty would not be spared. 

Apr 18, 2016, 19:57 PM IST
Murthal rapes during Jat agitation: Key witness Bobby Joshi abused, attacked with stones on NH-1?

Murthal rapes during Jat agitation: Key witness Bobby Joshi abused, attacked with stones on NH-1?

In a major development in Murthal gangrapes case during Jat agitation, key witness Bobby Joshi has claimed that he was attacked by two unidentified persons on Sunday night.

Apr 18, 2016, 08:47 AM IST
Murthal gang-rapes: Eye-witness gets threat call

Murthal gang-rapes: Eye-witness gets threat call

The Haryana Police had recently told the Punjab and Haryana High Court that gang-rape had been added to the FIR in the case..

Apr 15, 2016, 10:05 AM IST
No rapes in Murthal during Jat agitation: Haryana govt report

No rapes in Murthal during Jat agitation: Haryana govt report

Submitting a report on the alleged Murthal gang-rapes, the Haryana government on Thursday told the Home Ministry that no such rapes were reported from Haryana's Sonipat district during the recent Jat agitation.

Mar 17, 2016, 20:01 PM IST
Jat unrest postponed till Friday afternoon; PM Narendra Modi warns Haryana govt

Jat unrest postponed till Friday afternoon; PM Narendra Modi warns Haryana govt

The Haryana government on Thursday invited leaders belonging to Jat community for talks on quota demand on Friday afternoon. Till then, Jats will not resume their agitation.

Mar 17, 2016, 19:08 PM IST
Withdraw cases against protesters within 72 hours: Jats' ultimatum to Haryana govt

Withdraw cases against protesters within 72 hours: Jats' ultimatum to Haryana govt

Jats have threatened to revive agitation if state government fails to take back cases against the protesters in next 72 hours. 

Mar 16, 2016, 16:23 PM IST
Jat stir: Bank guard who single-handedly saved Rs 137 crore during protests to be rewarded

Jat stir: Bank guard who single-handedly saved Rs 137 crore during protests to be rewarded

A bank guard who single-handedly saved Rs.137 crore in a bank from being looted during Haryana's Jat protests deserves the highest gallantry award for civilians, a minister said on Tuesday.

Mar 01, 2016, 18:54 PM IST
17,000 trees cut during Jat stir in Haryana

17,000 trees cut during Jat stir in Haryana

About 17,000 trees were cut during Jat agitation which were used to put blockades.

Feb 26, 2016, 20:05 PM IST