Tuesday, January 18, 2022



Quota for Marathas? Commission made 'favourable recommendations' in report to Maharashtra govt

November 15, 2018 6:02 pm

According to a government source, the report has made favourable recommendations on the demands of the Maratha community for reservation in government jobs and educational institutions, without disturbing the quota granted to Other Backward Classes (OBC).

Jat quota death roll: 30 dead in three days - the lives of those killed

March 16, 2016 3:34 am

Victims of Jat stir are poor, have little land, no compensation, and are angry.

OBC leader Thakor warns of Naxal-like movement, says Patidars disrupting Ind vs SA cricket "unwise"

October 15, 2015 7:32 pm

Several members of the OBC community gathered in Narmada to meet Thakor, who has been threatening a stir to counter the Patel community's OBC reservation agitation.

Maharashtra OBC group against reservation for Patels, Marathas

September 01, 2015 9:55 am

Professor Shravan Deore, president of Maharashtra OBC organization recently met BJP MP Dr Subhash Bhamre who is the member of OBC MP Forum in this regard.

Patidar Protests: In Bihar, Nitish and Lalu for, Sharad against Patel reservation

August 27, 2015 2:21 am

Reminded about Nitish’s support to lead agitator Hardik Patel, Sharad Yadav said: “That is Nitish Kumar’s stand. I hold reservation is for the poor and deserving”.

Demand for OBC status: Hardik Patel set to get govt invite for talks after ‘56-inch chest’ reminder

August 22, 2015 1:19 am

“The government is likely to invite Patidar leader Hardik Patel for talks,” said a minister, who requested anonymity. “This meeting would be held before the August 25 rally.”

Patidars take out flash rally with a warning for VMC

August 20, 2015 1:48 am

The altercation started in the afternoon when the VMC officials took down the community hoarding on a private property in Samta Nagar.

Prajapati wasn’t interested in party work, says Congress

August 13, 2015 6:02 am

Prajapati, who broke his 40-year association with Congress, twice served as Vadodara mayor and also won the 2002 Assembly elections from Sayajigunj seat.

Supreme Court rejects Centre's review against scrapping quota for Jats

July 22, 2015 12:00 am

Centre had moved the apex court on April 2 seeking a review of its verdict after Modi had met Jat community leaders and assured them of finding a solution within the legal framework.

Rajasthan: Hearing in plea challenging Jat reservation today

July 06, 2015 12:00 am

Jats in the state were awarded reservation under OBC category in 1999 by Atal Bihari Vajpayee and a week later in November by the Ashok Gehlot government in the state.


Kanpur: Upper caste community holds ‘semi-nude’ protest demanding reservation

February 24, 2016 10:53 am

Kanpur, Feb 24 (ANI): After the protests by the Jat community of Haryana demanding reservation in the other backward classes (OBC) category, upper caste people in Kanpur held a semi-nude protest demanding reservation. The protestors critised Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for all the fake promises. The protesters raised slogans against BJP.

Jat unrest: Security forces teargassed protestors at Munak Canal

February 21, 2016 2:18 pm

Delhi-Haryana Border, Feb 21 (ANI): The security forces on Sunday used tear gas shells to disperse protestors at the Munak Canal on the Delhi-Haryana border amid the ongoing pro-reservation protest by the Jat community. The security personnel deployed on the site are trying to remove the agitators, who are protesting from the last seven days. The Jat protestors have also blocked NH 8 near Jaisinghpur Khera of Rewari district. Meanwhile, the police baton charged the protestors, who have blocked the NH 2 in Faridabad. At least 10 people have been killed and 150 injured as protests by the Jat community in Haryana demanding status for Other Backward Classes (OBC) continued for the seventh day.