Panipat makers to cut out controversial scenes from film, says Rajasthan govt amid protests by Jat groups
Amid protests by Jat groups, the producers of Ashutosh Gowariker's historical drama Panipat have agreed to edit out the portion of the film, a senior state government official said.
Panipat screenings interrupted, theatres vandalised by members of Rajasthan's Jat community in Jaipur
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday asserted that it is a "prerogative" of the government to probe if facts are incorrectly portrayed in Panipat.
MP Sanjay Jaiswal was made the BJP chief in Bihar and MLA Satish Punia was appointed the head of the state unit in Rajasthan.
Lord Hanuman row: Shiv Sena takes dig at ally BJP, say now Ramayana characters should keep caste documents ready
Taking a dig at the ongoing debate over the caste of Lord Hanuman, BJP ally Shiv Sena Saturday said other characters from the epic Ramayana better keep their caste certificates ready.
Hanuman caught in caste row: After Yogi Adityanath labelled Hindu god as Dalit, UP minister claims he was Jat
Opining that Lord Hanuman belonged to the Jat community, Uttar Pradesh Minister for Religious Affairs Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary joined the debate surrounding the identity of the Hindu deity.
Panchayat orders ostracisation of Dalit rape survivor, family in Rajasthan's Churu; police term accusations 'false'
Although the police say they have filed a final report declaring the case as ‘false’, but a challan hasn’t been submitted to the court yet.
Congress leader Vishvendra Singh demands withdrawal of cases on Jat quota stir, claims 'no progress on govt's assurances'
The Congress MLA reached the police superintendent's office along with his supporters and courted arrest with the demand to withdraw cases lodged against Jat community but were later released.
Mirchpur violence: Resident's pet dog barking at accused led to Dalits' killing, rioting in Haryana village
The incident was described in the court's 209-page verdict in which it convicted 33 Jats for the crime in Haryana's Mirchpur.
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.
The Jat community in Rajasthan called off their stir demanding reservation on the second day after holding talks with a government delegation, police said
Jat agitation: Protest, which threatened to cripple Delhi, postponed; Haryana CM Khattar meets community leaders
The Jat agitation that threatened to cripple normal life in Delhi on Monday has been postponed, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Jat leader Yashpal Malik announced on Sunday.
Amid threats from the Jat community to launch a fresh agitation from 5 June, Haryana government has set up a state-level riot control room at the Civil Secretariat to report any untoward incident.
With the Jat community threatening to launch a fresh agitation for reservation, central forces were deployed in seven sensitive districts in Haryana
Punjab and Haryana HC on Thursday put on hold Haryana government's recent notification according 10 percent quota in jobs for Jat and five other communities.
Punjab and Haryana High Court today stayed the reservation provided by the Haryana Government for Jats and five other communities under a newly carved Backward Classes (C) category.
Haryana government today announced that those who suffered property loss during Jat quota agitation could claim upto 25 per cent as interim relief immediately on the basis of self-assessment of the damage.
From Virender Sehwag to Vijender Sehwag, sportspersons are speaking out against the violence in Haryana over the Jat quota stir.
IG Alok Vashistha said prohibitory orders have been imposed in the district to maintain law and order and additional police force has been rushed to the affected areas.