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Bail to Hardik Patel: Patidar community plans historical grand welcome, road show on July 15

After spending nine months behind bars, quota agitation leader Hardik Patel is all set to walk out of Lajpore jail in Surat on Friday morning, days after the Gujarat High Court granted him bail in cases of sedition and violence pertaining to Patidar stir last year.

Jul 13, 2016, 22:41 PM IST

Jat leaders say they will vote against BJP in UP, Punjab polls

Accusing BJP of "cheating" them on the issue of reservation, leaders of Jat organisations and Khap panchayats on Thursday said members of the community would vote against the party in next year's assembly elections in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh.

Jun 23, 2016, 20:47 PM IST

Para-military forces withdrawn in Haryana

With the renewed Jat agitation for reservation not gathering enough steam and being withdrawn, the Haryana government on Wednesday said that para-military forces stationed in the state were being pulled out.

Jun 22, 2016, 23:03 PM IST

Anandiben attacks Patel quota leaders in Gujarat

Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel on Thursday tore into the young Patidar reservation leaders, asserting that they only angled for cushy careers and never bothered for government jobs at the base level -- and that their agitation was aimed to tarnish the state's image.

Jun 16, 2016, 22:43 PM IST

Gurgaon braces up for Jat agitation on June 5

Ahead of the proposed Jat agitation on June 5, Gurgaon district administration and police officers on Thursday held a meeting with representatives of various Jat organisations and appealed them to maintain peace and harmony in the district.

Jun 02, 2016, 21:06 PM IST

Jat violence: Haryana gives Rs 65 crore compensation

The Haryana government has released Rs.65.38 crore in compensation, including interim and final payment, to those whose properties were damaged in the violence during the Jat agitation for job quotas in the state.

May 16, 2016, 21:28 PM IST

Quota stir: Patidar Anamat Andolan to step up stir; to invite Nitish Kumar, Mamata Banerjee for rallies

PAAS also plans to invite social activist Anna Hazare, Jat quota leader Yashpal Malik, Gujjar quota leader Colonel KS Bainsla as well as Himmatsinh.

May 06, 2016, 23:03 PM IST

Jat stir violence: Haryana seeks Rs 1,000 crore aid for 'man-made disaster'

The Haryana government has demanded Rs 1,000 crore assistance from the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) for the losses suffered by the public and government during the "man-made disaster" of violence during the Jat agitation for quotas in February, an official said.

Apr 09, 2016, 21:44 PM IST

Jat body threatens to resume quota stir

 Akhil Bhartiya Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti (ABJASS), the body that spearheaded the Jat quota stir in February, today threatened to resume the agitation if its demands are not met by the end of this month.

Mar 27, 2016, 19:48 PM IST

Quota stir: No relief to agitation spearhead Hardik Patel as Surat court denies bail

Quota agitation spearhead Hardik Patel was on Tuesday denied bail by the court of principal district and sessions judge of Surat.

Mar 15, 2016, 23:16 PM IST

Quota stir: Keshubhai praises Hardik, says he has brought Patels together​

Keshubhai, once a rival of the then Chief Minister Narendra Modi, quit BJP in 2012 and floated Gujarat Parivartan Party to contest the Assembly elections that year.

Mar 07, 2016, 23:40 PM IST

Jat stir: 14 arrested for rioting, damaging govt property

Fourteen people were today arrested from Jind district for allegedly damaging government property and indulging in rioting during the Jat agitation.

Feb 29, 2016, 23:06 PM IST

People behind violence, inappropriate behaviour won't be spared: Haryana CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday made it clear that those involved in violence and reported inappropriate behaviour with women during the Jat stir will not be spared even as he again asked people to share information about incidents.

Feb 28, 2016, 18:57 PM IST

VIRAL VIDEO: National chess champion Anuradha Beniwal slams Jat community for quota stir through emotional message

Addressing her people, the Haryanvi girl said that the Jat community had burnt their own homes.

Feb 26, 2016, 12:52 PM IST

Jat agitation called off in Rajasthan

The Jat community in Rajasthan has called off its stir, a minister announced on Tuesday -- the third day of the agitation demanding reservations which saw a mob try to set afire the engine of a goods train.

Feb 23, 2016, 23:01 PM IST

Jat stir: Fuel supply back to normal in most Haryana cities

With day-to-day life limping back to normalcy after the Jat protests in Haryana, supply of fuel and cooking gas almost turned normal in most cities, except Sonipat, Hissar and Bhiwani - epicenter of the stir.

Feb 23, 2016, 19:29 PM IST

Amarinder favours reservation for economically weaker sections

Referring to the ongoing agitation by the Jats in Haryana, he said it was the outcome of the frustration of people who think that they were being denied their rightful due.

Feb 22, 2016, 23:36 PM IST

Quota stir: Centre orders use of force to clear blockades by Jats

At least 6,500 paramilitary forces besides Army columns were deployed to assist the Harayan government to restore peace after several days of violence.

Feb 22, 2016, 23:16 PM IST

Was offered Rs 1,200 cr, plum position to withdraw quota stir, Hardik alleges

The large-scale protests by Patidars had triggered violence in many parts of the state, culminating in the arrest of Hardik and his aides under the charge of sedition.

Feb 12, 2016, 23:41 PM IST

Hardik Patel says offered Rs 1,200 crore to call off quota stir

Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) convenor Hardik Patel has said he was offered Rs 1,200 crore and a big designation in BJP's national youth wing to withdraw his quota stir.

Feb 12, 2016, 23:21 PM IST