Gujjar community

Mehbooba Mufti warns govt, says pushing Gujjar-Bakarwal community to the wall will have disastrous ramifications

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti has warned the government against evicting members of the Gujjar-Bakarwal community from forest areas.

Nov 16, 2020, 20:30 PM IST

Morning Breaking: Even after Gujjar reservation bill passes in Vidhan Sabha protests continue

Gujjar community members are still protesting after the Gujjar reservation bill passes in Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha. Watch video:

Feb 14, 2019, 12:04 PM IST

Gujjars protest in Meerut, block rail traffic

The Gujjar community in Rajasthan demanding five per cent reservation in government jobs and educational institutions found an echo in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district. 

Feb 13, 2019, 15:20 PM IST

Rajasthan govt introduces Bill to give 5% quota in jobs, education to agitating Gujjars, 4 other castes

Congress leaders had claimed that the state government would announce a proposal on Wednesday to break the deadlock.

Feb 13, 2019, 14:36 PM IST

5W1H: Gujjar quota stir in Rajasthan enters day 4

The ongoing reservation stir by members of Gujjar community over demand for a 5 percent reservation in Rajasthan entered the fourth day on Monday. Watch this video to know more.

Feb 11, 2019, 17:18 PM IST

Gujjar quota agitation turns violent, vehicles set on fire in clash between police and protesters

The Gujjar community members continued their sit-in protest on rail tracks in Sawai Madhopur district for the third day on Sunday.

Feb 10, 2019, 15:45 PM IST

Gujjar leader to chalk out strategy for quota demand

A delegation of the Gujjar community will today brief their leader Kirori Singh Bainsla about the meeting with Rajasthan ministers on their demand for five per cent reservation within the OBC quota.

May 15, 2018, 15:22 PM IST

Rajasthan: Gujjar community back under OBC category

With the Gujjar community set to be included under the OBC category, Rajasthan Social Justice and Empowerment, Minority Affairs Minister Arun Chaturvedi on Saturday assured that the main motive of the Rajasthan government is to protect the jobs of the five castes in the state.

May 20, 2017, 12:30 PM IST

Dowry of Rs one crore 51 thousand given in Rajasthan village, bundle of notes flashed in public as proof - Watch viral video

Kotputli is a city and a municipality in Jaipur district in Rajasthan. 

Apr 10, 2017, 18:58 PM IST

Four grass houses gutted in fire in Jammu

  Four grass houses (kullahs) of Gujjar community were gutted in a fire that broke out in the outskirts of Jammu, police said Thursday.

Jun 18, 2015, 13:12 PM IST

Gujjars call off agitation after Rajasthan govt agrees to five percent reservation in jobs

The Gujjar community, whose members have been squatting on railway tracks and blocking road traffic in Rajasthan demanding five percent reservation in education and government jobs, on Thursday called off their agitation as the state government agreed to their demand, a minister said.

May 28, 2015, 23:26 PM IST

Reservation stir: Five percent job quota to Gujjars unlikely, hints Rajasthan govt

A forward movement appeared to be in sight on Wednesday in the talks between agitating Gujjars and the Rajasthan government, which is believed to have promised to give a written proposal on the demand for five per cent quota in jobs.

May 27, 2015, 08:58 AM IST

Reservation stir: Gujjars soften stand, to hold talks with Rajasthan govt today

Gujjar community leaders, who continued their protest demanding five percent reservation in government jobs and educational institutions continued for the second day on Friday, "agreed" to hold talks with the Rajasthan government on Saturday.

May 23, 2015, 02:44 AM IST

Gujjar agitation: Govt was ready for talks, says Vasundhara Raje

Reviving their demand for five per cent reservation in jobs, Gujjars in Rajasthan on Thursday launched an agitation, blocking railway tracks, even as the state government expressed readiness to hav

May 22, 2015, 10:58 AM IST

Gujjars revive agitation for 5% quota in jobs, block rail track

Reviving their demand for five per cent reservation in jobs, Gujjars in Rajasthan on Thursday launched an agitation, blocking railway tracks, even as the state government expressed readiness to hav

May 22, 2015, 10:05 AM IST

Gujjars hold mahapanchayat demanding 5% quota

People belonging to the Gujjar community on Sunday held a `Mahapanchayat` here in support of their demand of five per cent quota for special backward class (SBC), and warned the BJP government that if it failed to initiate action on their demand within 15 days they would intensify the agitation.

Aug 18, 2014, 00:40 AM IST

Khap panchayat chief says girls` have the right to wear jeans, use mobiles

Giving out an unusual opinion which is very different from the ideologies of Khap panchayats so far, chief of such an informal social institution in Haryana has given his approval to use mobile phones and wearing jeans for girls, saying that this is a fundamental right of a girl and no panchayat should put a ban on it.

Aug 12, 2014, 01:52 AM IST

10 from Jammu and Kashmir make UPSC cut

A total of 10 candidates, the highest ever from Jammu and Kashmir, have made it to the final selection list of the Union Public Service Commission examination 2013.

Jun 13, 2014, 09:57 AM IST

Gujjars demand Omar Abdullah`s resignation after NC`s poll debacle

The Gujjar community in the state today sought the resignation of Omar Abdullah saying the Chief Minister has lost the moral right to rule the state after the poor show of the ruling NC-Congress in the Lok Sabha polls.

May 19, 2014, 19:17 PM IST

CBI arrests 13 for Bharatpur communal violence

The CBI on Sunday arrested 13 people in
connection with communal riots in Bharatpur that left 10 people dead in September.

Dec 11, 2011, 21:48 PM IST