The Jats, agitating for
job quota, on Saturday withdrew their fortnight-long blockade from
the railway tracks following an Allahabad High Court order
wbut a crucial meeting between the protesters and the
government failed to find an amicable solution to the demand.
Suspected Maoists damaged rail tracks and removed fish-plates after holding captive a railway employee in Uttar Pradesh`s Sonbhadra district, police said Thursday. Movement of trains along the route was stopped.