India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday August 11, 2014
The NDA government today justified the UPA's decision to make Jats eligible for reservation by including them in the Central list of Other Backward castes. The previous government's decision was not meant to gain political mileage but was made in pub...
India | A Vaidyanathan | Wednesday April 9, 2014
The Supreme Court today declined to stay the Centre's decision to grant reservations in government jobs and educational institutions to the Jat community.
Election 2014 | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Wednesday March 26, 2014
Mr Singh has now tried to reclaim some of the lost ground by claiming credit for the Centre's decision to bring Jats within the Centre's OBC category to enable them to avail the benefits of reservation in government jobs and educational institutions.
India | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Monday March 3, 2014
The Union Cabinet decided not to push Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's pet anti-corruption bills through ordinances, but used a special sitting on Sunday to approve reservation for the Jat community and also changes in the Andhra Pradesh Reorga...
India | Sandeep Phukan | Monday March 3, 2014
The Union Cabinet today rejected the ordinance route for anti-corruption bills pushed by Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi while clearing reservation for the Jat community and approving changes to the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill in a specia...
India | Sandeep Phukan | Tuesday December 24, 2013
In what seemed like a perfect balancing act, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's early morning visit on Sunday to the camps of riot victims of Muzzafarnagar coincided with a Jat delegation calling on party president Sonia Gandhi to thank her for U...
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With PTI inputs) | Sunday December 22, 2013
A delegation of Jat leaders today met Congress president Sonia Gandhi and thanked her for UPA government's decision of recommending reservation for the community in central government jobs and educational institutions.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 22, 2013
Jat leaders will meet Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Sunday against the backdrop of government asking the Backwards Commission to take an expeditious call on granting the community reservation in central government jobs.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 19, 2013
With an apparent attempt to woo Jats ahead of Lok Sabha polls, the government today took a step forward towards granting them reservation in central government jobs.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 16, 2013
All India Jat Reservation Committee (AIJRC) has threatened to cut off drinking water supply to Delhi by damaging the pipeline in Moradabad area of the district, even as their agitation for reservations in government jobs for their community entered 1...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Friday March 25, 2011
The Jat agitation, demanding a quota for their community in government jobs, still continues to cripple the supply of coal, fertilizer and cement in northern India.On Friday, due to the agitation, more than 70 trains were cancelled and 12 railway tracks in Haryana were blocked by protesters despite ...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday March 23, 2011
Jat agitation continued to disrupt train services in many parts of Haryana on Wednesday as well. 66 trains including Shatabadi and Rajdhani were cancelled on the northern and north-western sector and many trains were diverted.The Jats are demanding a quota for their community in government jobs. &nb...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday March 16, 2011
In a bid to mount pressure on the government, Haryana Jat leaders announced on Wednesday that their community will boycott the Holi festival in the state March 20 and observe a "black day".Hundreds of Jat community members, including women, are since March 7 squatting on railway tracks and disruptin...
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 13, 2011
Rail services around Hisar remained disrupted as an agitation by a Jat organisation, demanding reservation for the community in government jobs, entered the seventh day on Sunday.Traffic on the Hisar-Jakhal, Hisar-Bhiwani and Hisar-Sadalpur rail lines were affected as the activists of Jat Aarakshan ...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday June 14, 2010
A group of Jats demanding reservation in higher education and government jobs blocked water supply to the city from Upper Ganga canal in neighbouring Uttar Pradesh.