India News | Written by Harsha Kumai Singh | Tuesday August 11, 2015
It is a landmark judgment, the Rajasthan High court has asked the state government to conduct a fresh survey of the other backward communities who are on the state list of Other Backward Castes or OBCs.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 15, 2015
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.
Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Tuesday April 7, 2015
Recent SUpreme Court judgements on reservations may have opened Pandora's Box, says Shashi Tharoor.
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday March 26, 2015
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.
India News | Reported by Himanshu Shekhar Mishra, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Thursday March 26, 2015
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,
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday March 26, 2015
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.
India News | 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 public interest, the Centre told the Supreme Court.
India News | 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.
Elections News | 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 News | 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 Reorganisation Bill that provides for a Telangana state.
India News | 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 special meeting today.
India News | 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 UPA's decision to recommended reservation for jats.
India News | 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 News | 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 News | 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.
Ghaziabad News | 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 11th day today.
India News | 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 the High Court's order.The Supreme Court on Thursd...
India News | 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. Leaders of Jat Arakshan Sangharsh Samiti will m...
India News | 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 disrupting train services in Punjab and Haryana to press fo...
India News | 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 Sangharsh Samiti, including women, have been stagi...
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.