05 Jun 2016
Chandigarh: At least nine districts in Haryana were on high alert today as a section of Jat community renewed their agitation for reservation.
18 Apr 2012
Reviving the demand for reservation in government jobs under OBC category, the All India Jat Sangharsh Samiti has warned the central and state governments to re-launch their massive agitation on August 15 if the quota for Jats in government jobs does not get a constitutional status.
03 Jun 2016
New Delhi: With Jats deciding to launch quota agitation again, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said his government will not allow peace to be disturbed as he met BJP chief Amit Shah here to deliberate on the sensitive issue.
29 Mar 2016
Chandigarh: The Haryana Assembly unanimously passed a bill to provide reservation to Jat and other communities. There was immediate Opposition to the bill from other communities.
27 Aug 2015
Chandigarh: Backing the Patel community's demand for reservation in Gujarat, Jats in Haryana today threatened to launch an agitation in the state to press for their demand of OBC quota.
02 Jun 2016
Chandigarh: The "massive" deployment of army during the Jat quota stir in Harayna was enough to ward off a small-scale attack by an invading army, the Prakash Singh Committee, which has indicted several top state police and civil officials for failing to control the violence that left 30 people dead, has said.
18 Mar 2016
Chandigarh: Union Minister Birender Singh today supported the Jat communities demand for quota stating that the Haryana government was committed to bring a Bill in this regard.
31 May 2016
Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar yesterday said Jat leaders have assured him of staging dharnas peacefully in the state on June 5.
22 Feb 2016
Bharatpur: The Jat agitation in Haryana today had its echo in eastern Rajasthan where protesters damaged two buses and blocked railway tracks and highway, prompting the district administration to impose prohibitory orders.
24 Feb 2016
Patna: Branding RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's statement of forming a non-political committee on reservation as "extra constitutional", Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said that the RSS and BJP wanted to scrap reservations for Dalits and OBCs.