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.
'Nine victims in Murthal gangrape, hand probe over to CBI': Jat agitation amicus curiae tells Punjab and Haryana HC
More than a year after reports on alleged sexual assault on women in the fields of Murthal grabbed national headlines, Anupam Gupta — the senior advocate and amicus curiae in the cases related to Jat agitation — told the Punjab and Haryana High Court that nine rapes did take place during the stir, and sought CBI probe.
A Deputy Superintendent of Police was among four policemen injured when Jat protesters clashed with police during their march towards Delhi in Fatehabad on Sunday, police said.
Bracing up for the renewed agitation by a section of Jats from 5 June, Gurgaon district authorities on Friday appointed 22 duty magistrates and issued orders prohibiting any gathering of five or more persons in the district for the next 60 days.
During the Jat mayhem in Haryana in February, the Additional Chief Secretary (Home) and DGP "fell short" of what could be expected of them, some officers at local level "deserted" duties and some did not act due to "caste bias"
With the Jat community threatening to launch a fresh agitation for reservation, prohibitory orders under Section 144 (banning assembly of five or more persons) of the CrPC have been imposed in eight districts of Haryana.
Agitation is right of public but it is wrong when protesters damage the environment and cause damage to public and private property, the Haryana DGP said.
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.
To bridge Haryana's "caste divide" AAP will launch 'My Caste Hindustani' campaign in the state and its 'Kranti March' will start from 14 May from Rohtak - the epicentre of Jat stir for quota earlier this year.
Congress alleged the main accused in burning of finance minister Captain Abhimanyu's house during violent Jat stir in the state is a "RSS activist".
Haryana government admitted to the Punjab and Haryana High Court that there could be a possibility that rapes could have happened during the Jat agitation
Jat stir for quota in education, jobs caused over Rs 250 crore damage to Northern Railways: Official
The Jat community's recent violent agitation for reservation in education and jobs caused a loss amounting to over Rs.250 crore to the Railways, a senior Northern Railway official said on Friday.
The Dwarka water treatment plant, operation of which was halted during the Jat quota stir, will resume functioning on Friday, said Delhi Water Minister Kapil Mishra on Wednesday.
Submitting a status report on the alleged Murthal gang rapes, the Haryana government on Monday told the Punjab and Haryana High Court that no such rapes or incidents of molestation were reported from Haryana's Sonipat district during the recent Jat agitation
The Punjab & Haryana High Court also criticised the Haryana Police for not taking appropriate action on the alleged rapes, which occurs at the time of the Jat stir.
On Tuesday they sent an emissary to meet the jailed Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel to explore a compromise on the vexed issue.
A stone-pelting mob today attacked personnel of army and paramilitary forces who were trying to clear the road blockade in Sonipat, leading to a clash in which there were some "casualties".
As violence continued during Jat quota protests, the Centre on Saturday asked the Haryana government to provide security to people and property by ensuring law and order.