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  • Jat Quota Issue: Community Members to Protest Outside PM Modi's Residence

    Jat Quota Issue: Community Members to Protest Outside PM Modi's Residence

    In a bid to seek reintroduction of reservation for Jats, which was cancelled by the Supreme Court in March, the community has decided to 'gherao' (protest outside) the residences of Prime Mintiser Narendra Modi and other cabinet ministers in July.

  • Who Deserves Reservations? Supreme Court's Big Verdict

    Who Deserves Reservations? Supreme Court's Big Verdict

    Recent SUpreme Court judgements on reservations may have opened Pandora's Box, says Shashi Tharoor.

  • UPSC Results to be Delayed After Scrapping of Jat Quota, Say Sources

    UPSC Results to be Delayed After Scrapping of Jat Quota, Say Sources

    The results of the civil services exam for 2014-15 will be delayed owing to the Supreme Court scrapping the Jat reservation last week, sources told NDTV.

  • On Jat Quotas, PM Modi Assures Solution 'Within Legal Framework'

    On Jat Quotas, PM Modi Assures Solution 'Within Legal Framework'

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today that his government would try to find a solution within the legal framework on reservations for the Jat community,

  • Jat Leaders Meet PM Narendra Modi Over Reservations

    Jat Leaders Meet PM Narendra Modi Over Reservations

    A delegation of Jat leaders met Prime Minister Narendra Modi today after the Supreme Court quashed the OBC quota for the community, an official statement said.

  • Jat Quota: Before Haryana Elections, Government Heartily Backs a UPA Decision

    Jat Quota: Before Haryana Elections, Government Heartily Backs a UPA Decision

    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 public interest, the Centre told the Supreme Court.

  • Supreme Court refuses to stop Centre from granting quota to Jats

    Supreme Court refuses to stop Centre from granting quota to Jats

    The Supreme Court today declined to stay the Centre's decision to grant reservations in government jobs and educational institutions to the Jat community.

  • In western Uttar Pradesh, Ajit Singh banks on Jat reservation

    In western Uttar Pradesh, Ajit Singh banks on Jat reservation

    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.

  • No ordinances on Rahul Gandhi's pet bills, Cabinet clears Jat quota instead

    No ordinances on Rahul Gandhi's pet bills, Cabinet clears Jat quota instead

    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 Reorganisation Bill that provides for a Telangana state.

  • No ordinances on Rahul Gandhi's pet bills, Cabinet clears Jat quota instead

    No ordinances on Rahul Gandhi's pet bills, Cabinet clears Jat quota instead

    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 special meeting today.

  • Rahul Gandhi in Muzaffarnagar, Sonia meets Jat leaders: Congress in election mode?

    Rahul Gandhi in Muzaffarnagar, Sonia meets Jat leaders: Congress in election mode?

    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 UPA's decision to recommended reservation for jats.

  • Reservation issue: Jat leaders thank Sonia Gandhi; Amarinder wants it in Punjab too

    Reservation issue: Jat leaders thank Sonia Gandhi; Amarinder wants it in Punjab too

    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.

  • Jat leaders to meet Sonia Gandhi today over reservation issue

    Jat leaders to meet Sonia Gandhi today over reservation issue

    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.

  • Government wants Backward Commission to decide on Jat reservation

    Government wants Backward Commission to decide on Jat reservation

    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.

  • Jats threaten to stop drinking water supply to Delhi, stir on reservation continues

    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 11th day today.

  • Jat agitation continues despite High Court orders

    Jat agitation continues despite High Court orders

    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 the High Court's order.The Supreme Court on Thursd...

  • Jat agitation in Haryana disrupts train traffic

    Jat agitation in Haryana disrupts train traffic

    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.  Leaders of Jat Arakshan Sangharsh Samiti will m...

  • Haryana Jats to boycott Holi over job quota row

    Haryana Jats to boycott Holi over job quota row

    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 disrupting train services in Punjab and Haryana to press fo...

  • Jat quota stir enters seventh day, rail traffic hit

    Jat quota stir enters seventh day, rail traffic hit

    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 Sangharsh Samiti, including women, have been stagi...

  • Delhi: Water supply blocked by Jat protests

    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.