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.

Jat reservation: PM Modi to meet delegation today

Days after the apex court verdict on Jat reservation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet a delegation in the national capital on Thursday to discuss the issue.

RLD workers protest against Centre over Jat reservation

Several members of the youth wing of Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) staged a demonstration against the Centre and accused it of poor pleading for Jat reservation in the Supreme Court.

SC quashes extension of OBC reservation to Jats, says community not backward
SC quashes extension of OBC reservation to Jats, says community not backward

In a blow to the erstwhile UPA government, the Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside the notification to include Jats in the Central list of Other Backward Classes (OBC) for according benefits of reservation to them.

Birender Singh's village rejoices as he takes oath of office

Dumerkha village in Haryana's Jind district broke into celebrations on Sunday with the induction of Jat leader Birender Singh as a minister in the Narendra Modi government.

Three arrested in connection with Dalit-Jat clash in Muzaffarnagar

Three men have been arrested here in connection with a clash between Dalit and Jat communities, police said on Saturday.

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

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.

Jat Reservation: Commission for Backward Classes had opposed

After seeking the view of National Commission for Backward Classes, the Union Cabinet disregarded its "advice" against providing reservation for the community when it took the decision.

Amarinder blames Badal for denial of reservation to Jat Sikhs

Congress leader Amarinder Singh slammed the Punjab government for not making recommendation to the Centre for reservation to Jats under OBC category, saying the community in Punjab was deprived of the benefit.

Jats threaten agitation if denied reservation

An organisation based in Uttar Pradesh fighting for reservation for the Jat community in government jobs has threatened to cut off water supply to Delhi in February if its demands are not met.

Centre slammed for omitting Jat Sikhs from OBC list

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal slammed the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government in the centre for deliberately denying the other backward castes status to Punjab`s Jat Sikhs.

Jat leaders thank Rahul for backing reservation demand

Hundreds of members of the Jat community led by Harayana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda today met Rahul Gandhi to thank him after the Cabinet asked the backward classes commission to expeditiously take a call on providing reservation to the community in central government jobs.

HC issues notice to Azam Khan on petition by Jat policemen

Allahabad High Court issued notice to Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan on petition filed by Jat policemen who were transferred out of Muzaffarnagar after communal clashes upon his "orders".

Jat activists block national highway over reservation

Jat activists blocked Hisar-Delhi National Highway in Mayyar village after police "forcibly" carried away five of their members, who were on a fast unto death demanding OBC status for the community.

Haryana to give 10% reservation in govt jobs

Haryana government will provide 10 per cent reservation in jobs under government undertakings, local bodies and educational institutions for economically backward persons in general category.

Haryana: Jat stir continues in Hisar

Despite the release of over 100
activists arrested during the ongoing Jat agitation here, rail
and road traffic continued to be effected today with
protesters blocking several routes, officials said.

Army`s help sought as Jat agitation turns violent

As the Jat agitation took a violent turn the district administration sought the army`s help and announced closure of all educational institutions.

Verdict on Mirchpur Dalit killings on August 20

A Delhi court reserved
its judgement on the culpability of 98 dominant Jat community
men for allegedly burning alive a 70-year-old Dalit.

"Khap" screening stopped in Kurukshetra

Screening of `Khap` has been
stopped by the activists of the Jat community who had objected
to screening of the movie here in Glitz cinema.

Jat stir: Won`t allow disruption of traffic, says UP police

Showing intent to implement the
High Court`s orders, the Uttar Pradesh police on Thursday said that
Jat agitators would not be allowed to disrupt rail or road