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`Himalayan Kumbh` begins

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 17:26

Devotees sporting colourful attires thronged Nauti village in Chamoli district on Monday as `Nandadevi Raj Jat Yatra` also known as the `Himalayan Kumbh` got off to a ceremonious start with procession of pilgrims led by a four horned sheep left for their first halt at Eeda Badhani.

NDA supports UPA`s decision on Jat reservation

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 21:10

Narendra Modi government on Monday supported UPA regime`s decision to include the Jat community in the Central OBC list for providing reservation.

Khaps support Dhankar`s `Bihari wives` remarks

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 01:09

Having faced flak for his "Bihari wives" remarks, Haryana BJP Kisan Morcha president Om Prakash Dhankar today received support from unexpected quarters with Bihar Jat Sabha coming in his defence, saying there`s nothing wrong in inter-state marriage alliances.

Rajasthan Assembly adjourned as Opposition protest over min`s presence

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 15:46

Rajasthan Legislative Assembly was today briefly adjourned amid an uproar by Opposition members over the presence of BJP`s ex MLA Sanwar Lal Jat in the House as a cabinet minister.

Oppn Cong stages walkout over minister`s presence in Rajasthan Assembly

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 15:20

Opposition Congress on Tuesday staged a walkout in the Rajasthan Assembly objecting to the presence of BJP`s ex MLA Sanwar Lal Jat in the House as a Cabinet minister, saying Jat has taken oath as MP and his presence in the Assembly leads to a "constitutional crisis."

Two ex-Armymen, two former bureaucrats elected MPs in Rajasthan

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 13:03

Rajasthan has elected two ex-Army officers and two former bureaucrats as Members of Parliament in this Lok Sabha elections.

Jat Maha Sabha flays Badal over reservation in OBC category

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 00:58

The All India Jat Maha Sabha on Sunday held Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal "responsible for the denial" of reservation benefits under OBC category to Jats of Punjab.

SC upholds Centre`s decision to include Jats in OBC

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 13:02

In a major boost to the Congress-led UPA government at the Centre, the Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to put a stay on its notification to include Jats in central list of OBCs in nine states.

SC notice to Centre on inclusion of Jats in OBC category

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 15:03

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to the Centre over its recent decision to include the Jat community in central list of OBCs in nine states that will benefit around nine crore people.

Rashid Alvi questions Jat reservation; Congress disagrees

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 20:19

Congress leader Rashid Alvi today struck a discordant note on Jat reservation issue, saying it sent a "wrong signal" to the Muslim community after the Muzaffarnagar riots.

`SAD-BJP state govt denied OBC reservation benefits to Jats`

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 18:12

All India Jat Maha Sabha president Amarinder Singh lambasted the SAD-BJP led Punjab government for making "deliberate" delay in declaring Jats and Jat Sikhs as backward classes.

Ensure no glitches in implementation of Jat quota: BJP to Centre

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 16:23

BJP on Tuesday said the government has been forced to grant reservation to Jats in the central OBC list due to agitation by the community and persistent political pressure and and hoped it will ensure that there are no glitches in its implementation.