Adivasis and the Indian State: Facing govt apathy and discrimination, Kashmir's Gujjar Bakarwal tribe struggles to preserve nomadic way of life
Facing discrimination and government apathy, several Gujjar and Bakarwal tribals in Jammu and Kashmir have sacrificed their tradition of a ‘moving life’ for a relatively peaceful and sedentary lifestyle
Video of over three dozen students in Jammu and Kashmir crying inconsolably without any reason goes viral, leaves authorities baffled
A shocking video of over three dozen students crying inconsolably together without any reason in their classroom has flummoxed Jammu and Kashmir education authorities, prompting them to provide psychological counselling to children.
Rajasthan ministers to hold meeting with Gujjar leaders on 18 June to discuss community's quota demand
The Rajasthan Assembly had passed a Bill giving five percent quota in government jobs and educational institutes to the Gujjars and four other communities agitating for it.
Udhampur polls: Rasana's Dogras unhappy with BJP for failing Hindus by not ordering CBI inquiry in Kathua rape case
Not just consolidation of Muslim votes, BJP's Udhampur candidate Jitendra Singh faces disgruntled Dogra voters who are unhappy with the party for not supporting the community's demand for CBI enquiry in the Kathua rape and murder case
Amid Gujjar quota stir, Rajasthan govt introduces 5% quota bill for protesting community and 4 other castes
The government introduced the Rajasthan Backward Classes (Reservation of Seats in Educational Institutes in the State and of Appointments and Posts in Services under the State) Amendment Bill, 2019, for giving reservation to Gujjars and the other castes.
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot reiterated that the agitating Gujjar community members should vacate the railway tracks and come forward to hold dialogue.
Daily Bulletin: Toll in Uttarakhand, UP hooch tragedy rises; Gujjar protests continue in Rajasthan; Modi in Andhra; day's top stories
Daily bulletin: The CBI to continue interrogation of Rajeev Kumar in Shillong today, Narendra Modi to visit Andhra Pradesh; the toll in the illegal liquor tragedy in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh rises to 70; day's top stories
Rajasthan polls: As Vasundhara Raje grapples with anti-incumbency, BJP hopes for best but braces for backlash
Insecurity and palace intrigue probably distracted Vasundhara Raje and as a result, governance suffered
Rajasthan polls: Vasundhara Raje grips state BJP; Sachin Pilot toils but Ashok Gehlot may be Congress' CM pick
To take on Vasundhara, Raje naming Ashok Gehlot as the chief ministerial candidate would be the best option for Rahul Gandhi.
Hardik Patel extends 'full support' to Gujjar community's demand for 5% OBC reservation in Rajasthan
Gujarat Patidar leader Hardik Patel announced his full support for the agitation called by the Gujjar community to press for their demand of 5 percent reservation within the 21 percent reservation for OBCs
Javaid Rahi interview: Bakarwal intellectual on Kathua rape case, Kashmiri Muslims and community's cultural heritage
In an interview with Firstpost, Javaid Rahi discussed the Kathua rape case, Kashmiri Muslims and the cultural heritage of the Bakarwal community.
Kathua case: Jammu and Kashmir Crime Branch to approach court against defence lawyer circulating 'twisted facts'
The Jammu and Kashmir Crime Branch will soon approach a local court in Kathua against a defence lawyer who is allegedly circulating “twisted facts” in the case of the gangrape and murder of an eight-year-old girl to vitiate the atmosphere, officials said.
Kathua rape case: From grazing to land disputes, how differences between Hindus and Bakarwals led to crime
The persistent communal divide between Muslims and Hindus in Jammu has already thrown life out of gear in the city.
Mehbooba Mufti deserves kudos for avoiding politicisation of Kathua rape, preventing repeat of Shopian incident
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti deserves kudos for standing her ground against her coalition partner over investigations into the horrific rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua three months ago.
Jammu and Kashmir Gujjar body say they are Indians, don't need certificate of patriotism from anyone
A Gujjar body in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday said their community members are Indians and they do not need a certificate of nationalism and patriotism from anyone, remarks that come against the backdrop of some groups demanding their eviction from the region.
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday asked officials to ensure no member of tribal communities is harassed during anti-encroachment drives.
PDP's Gujjar leader Choudhary Zafar Ali Khatana quits party on Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's death anniversary
The ruling PDP's Gujjar leader Choudhary Zafar Ali Khatana on Sunday quit the party, alleging it had become a hub of corrupt people.
Rajasthan High Court orders stay on OBC reservation bill; move would have increased quota over 50 percent
Rajasthan High Court restrained the state government from implementing the provisions in the OBC reservation bill aimed at increasing the quota beyond 50 percent.
Gujjar scholars demand inclusion of Gojri in Eighth Schedule, seek research centres for development of language
Gojri, a tribal language spoken by nearly two million Gujjars, should be included in Eighth Schedule of the Constitution, scholars from the community said
Beyond Google with Ajay Singh: How encounter killing of Mahendra Fauji in 1994 shaped Uttar Pradesh politics
Mahendra Fauji belonged to Gujjar caste and became an eyesore for gangsters belonging to Yadav and Tyagi castes.