Biplab Kumar Deb had stirred a controversy by saying Punjabis and Jats are physically strong but less brainy while Bengalis are known to be very intelligent.
Haryana Assembly election 2019: Narendra Modi to address rally in Ballabhgarh today, in Thanesar, Dadri on 15 Oct, and Hissar on 18 Oct
This will be the first of the four rallies, Prime Minister has scheduled to address in Haryana, he will be in Thanesar and Dadri on 15 October while the last rally before polls commence in the state will be in the Jat-dominated Hissar on 18 October
BS Hooda's open dare to Congress leadership may ring alarm bells for Gandhis, Robert Vadra over National Herald, DLF land deal cases
By holding a public rally at his home turf Rohtak without informing the central and state leadership, Bhupinder Singh Hooda has virtually moved a no-confidence motion against Congress president Sonia Gandhi.
The Lok Sabha polls, fortunately, saw no repeat of 2014 and polling here was completed peacefully in the first phase on 11 April. But a sense of safety and security still eludes the displaced Muslim families.
Lok Sabha Election 2019, Haryana profile: Rohtak, Gurgaon, Sirsa among key seats; Jat votes may prove deciding factor
Jats, who form around 29 percent of Haryana’s population, are important to political parties.
Author Tanuj Solanki on why Punjabi has become passé and UP's Khadi boli is the ‘in’ thing’ in Bollywood
Khadi boli, lingua franca of western Uttar Pradesh, has been mainstreamed by Bollywood.
The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed the appeal of 15 persons belonging to the dominant Jat community against their conviction and sentencing in a case of burning alive a 70-year-old Dalit man and his physically-challenged daughter at Mirchpur village in Haryana's Hisar district in 2010.
Haryana Jat community to hold peaceful protests at CM Manohar Lal Khattar's govt functions over quota stir
The All-India Jat Aarakshan Sangarsh Samiti had announced that it would be holding dharnas in Haryana from 16 August, 2018. They claimed that Khattar himself had assured them of withdrawing all the cases registered against the community leaders except for 45 cases.
Finding strength in numbers, the Dalits of the region are free of atrocities such as untouchability and violent assertion of identity by upper castes.
Amit Shah's Jind bike rally as it happened: BJP chief says party will form governments in two more states
BJP president Amit Shah is in Jind, Haryana, to take part in ‘Yuva Hunkar’ rally, which is going to see the participation of more than one lakh motorcycle riders today
Jats call off 15 Feb Jind rally after meeting Khattar: Haryana govt set to withdraw violence cases registered in 2016
In a development that will give a relief to Haryana's ruling BJP, the Jat community has decided not to hold their rally in Jind on February 15, when BJP chief Amit Shah will attend a bike rally in the town, after marathon talks between the community leaders and the state government.
A Superintendent of Police and a DSP were among nine policemen injured on Sunday when Jat protesters clashed with them on being prevented from marching toward Delhi.
Jat leaders have postponed their protest seeking reservation for 15 days after a delegation of senior community leaders met Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, several TV reports said on Sunday.
The Centre has mobilised around 24,700 paramilitary personnel in various parts of Haryana, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh in view of the Jat protests.
As polling nears phase 4 in Uttar Pradesh, a clear trend remains complicated so much that even election watchers have been throwing up different winning tallies to parties in private
Akhilesh Yadav may not have aligned with Ajit Singh in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election, but having the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) on the ground is proving to be effective for the Samajwadi Party chief and incumbent chief minister.
The Jat quota agitation in Haryana entered the eighth day on Sunday and remained peaceful, even as the authorities beefed up security in sensitive districts.
Chandigarh: With bitter memories of large-scale violence fresh in the minds of people, Haryana was on high alert on Sunday as a section of the Jat community started fresh protests in some districts. Paramilitary forces and Haryana Police were monitoring the situation in Jat-dominated districts of Rohtak, Jhajjar, Jind, Bhiwani, Sonipat, Panipat and others.
The inquiry commission constituted to probe the loss of life and property during the February Jat pro-quota agitation in Haryana has extended the time limit for filing complaints till the end of this month.