India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 19, 2016
Haryana government has asked the nationalised banks to provide loans on nominal rate to the traders affected during the recent reservation agitation in the state so as to enable them to restart their business.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 12, 2016
After rejecting reports of gangrapes at Murthal during the Jat stir for reservation, the Haryana Police has told the Punjab and Haryana High Court that the section on gangrape had been added to the FIR in the case.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday April 9, 2016
Haryana government on Friday announced the setting up of a two-member Commission of Inquiry to inquire into violence and the circumstances leading to it during the Jat agitation for reservation in February.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 1, 2016
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today said the incidents of violence and arson that had occurred during the Jat reservation agitation in the state would be thoroughly investigated and those found guilty would not be spared.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 29, 2016
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said the Jat reservation bill passed by the assembly today was a "win-win" for all and "no section stands to lose".
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday March 29, 2016
The Haryana assembly today unanimously passed a bill to provide reservation to Jat and other communities. The opposition Congress legislators kept away from the session when the bill was passed.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 28, 2016
The Haryana Cabinet today passed a Bill to provide reservation in government jobs and education to Jats who had set an April 3 deadline for their demand to be met following their violent agitation last month.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday March 28, 2016
The Haryana cabinet today cleared the bill that proposes to provide reservation to five communities, including the politically-dominant Jat community.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 27, 2016
Haryana Cabinet is likely to discuss the draft Bill to provide reservation to Jats and four other castes in government jobs and educational institutions on Sunday.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Friday March 18, 2016
After a meeting with top government officials, Jat leaders in Haryana have promised they will not launch a new round of violent protests - for now - to push their demand for reserved government jobs and college places.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 18, 2016
Prohibitory orders were clamped and mobile internet services suspended at many places in Haryana today as the state braced for possible renewal of the Jat quota agitation that had led to widespread violence claiming the lives of 30 people last month.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Anand Kumar Patel, Edited by Raija Susan Panicker (with inputs from Agencies) | Friday March 18, 2016
"There can be no repeat of last time", Prime Minister Narendra Modi has warned Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar as the Jat community warned a new round of aggressive demonstrations demanding a quota of government jobs and places in state-run colleges.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday March 14, 2016
The Jat community in Haryana today threatened to relaunch its agitation for reservation and in support of other demands if the state government and the Centre failed to accept their demands.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 14, 2016
In a veiled reference to the recent Jat agitation, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS has disapproved of reservation demands by the "affluent" sections and favoured a study to ascertain whether the deserving backward classes are actually getting the quota benefits.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday March 11, 2016
The Jat community's recent violent agitation for reservation in education and jobs caused a loss amounting to over Rs 250 crore to the Railways, a senior Northern Railway official said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 9, 2016
There was no lapse either on the part of the Centre or the state government over the handling of the protests in Haryana on the issue of reservation for Jats, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday March 5, 2016
The Haryana government will introduce a bill in the Assembly in the forthcoming session to grant reservation to five communities, including the Jats, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 3, 2016
The Haryana government today fixed March 5 as the last date for submission of claims by those whose properties were damaged in the incidents of violence and arson during the Jat agitation for quota.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 1, 2016
Congress lawmaker Kumari Selja today sought a judicial inquiry into the reports of rape of several women in Haryana during the Jat agitation, saying "jungle raj" was prevailing in the state.
India News | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Sunday February 28, 2016
Conflicting statements from eyewitnesses and no complaint of sexual assault so far has deepened the mystery over allegations that women were pulled out of cars and gang-raped at Haryana's Murthal, 50 kms from Delhi, during the violent Jat quota protests a week ago.
India News | Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy (with inputs from agencies) | Saturday February 27, 2016
Dozens of women were dragged into a field near Haryana's Murthal, a truck driver has said, among the first of witness accounts into allegations that women were gang-raped here a week ago, at the height of violence during Jat quota protests.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 26, 2016
Around 17,000 trees were felled by protesters to block highways, city roads and railway tracks during the 10-day agitation in Haryana by Jat protesters asking for reservation, a senior state Forest Department official said today.
India News | Reported by Anand Kumar Patel, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday February 26, 2016
Innerwear scattered on the highway at Haryana's Murthal, a popular pit-stop for travelers just 50 km from Delhi, gave a chilling face to allegations that women were pulled out of cars and gang-raped here a week ago, at the height of violence during Jat quota protests.
Delhi News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy (with inputs from agencies) | Thursday February 25, 2016
The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the governments of Delhi and Haryana to cooperate and solve the water crisis in the national capital triggered by violent Jat reservation protesters who damaged supply lines.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 24, 2016
Yesterday, Maruti Suzuki had said that it resumed production at its two manufacturing facilities in Haryana after two days of suspension due to the Jat reservation agitation in the state.
India News | Written by Sreenivasan Jain | Thursday February 25, 2016
In Haryana, rocked by riots since last week over the issue of Jat reservation, a controversy has broken out over the Congress's role in stoking the violence.
India News | Written by Rahul Shrivastava | Wednesday February 24, 2016
The BJP's attempt to placate agitating Jats and end the violence sweeping Haryana has run into trouble from within the party. Party lawmaker from Kurukshetra Raj Kumar Saini has condemned the decision of the centre and the state governments, both led by his party, to agree on giving Jats reservation in jobs and higher education.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 23, 2016
The high-powered committee, set up by BJP on Jat reservation issue, today held consultations with Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and weighed various options for providing quota to them "without compromising with the rights of other communities".
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday February 23, 2016
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar made it clear today that the Jat community will be given reservation in the state under a special provision and the OBC quota would not be disturbed.
India News | Written by Harsha Kumari Singh | Wednesday February 24, 2016
The Jat community in Rajasthan has called off its stir, a minister announced today -- the third day of the agitation demanding reservations which saw a mob try to set afire the engine of a goods train.