11 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government on Monday supported UPA regime's decision to include the Jat community in the Central OBC list for providing reservation and refuted the allegation in the Supreme Court that it was done to gain political mileage in the general elections.
03 Jan 2015
Mumbai: Union Minister for Minority Affairs Najma Heptulla on Saturday said reservation in jobs and education alone cannot ensure the development of Muslims.
09 Apr 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay the Central government’s notification of including Jats in the Other Backward Classes (OBC) list.
03 Mar 2014
Muzaffarnagar: Jat leaders on Monday welcomed the Union Cabinet’s decision to include Jats in nine states in the central list of OBCs and said the move will help youths from the community in getting jobs.
07 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Suggesting that quotas for minorities are not the way forward as Constitution does not allow religion-based reservation, Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla on Wednesday said that her ministry's approach is to work on skilling the youth.
21 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Reservation for Jats in Central Government jobs has moved a step forward with the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) deciding to conduct public hearing in nine States before arriving at a conclusion.
03 Mar 2014
New Delhi: The Centre has decided to include the Jat community in the central list of OBCs in nine states, a move that is expected to benefit about nine crore people from the community.
14 Jan 2014
Lucknow: An organization, which is fighting for reservation for the Jat community in government jobs, has threatened to cut off water supply to Delhi in February if its demands are not met.
22 Dec 2014
New Delhi: JD(U) President Sharad Yadav has written to Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani seeking her intervention in the alleged violation of reservation policy at Delhi University.
08 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The Supervisory Committee on Mullaperiyar dam has concluded that seepage of the water reservoir is within the limits, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday.