Mirchpur Dalit killing: Delhi HC sentences 12 members of dominant Jat community to life imprisonment; 21 others get varying jail terms
The Delhi High Court has sentenced 12 members of a dominant Jat community to life imprisonment and 21 other received varying jail terms for the Mirchpur Dalit killings in 2010
Logical to consider farmers as category for reservations, says Sharad Pawar and promises to discuss issue with experts, lawyers
NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said some people suggested him the idea to have reservation in jobs and education for "farmers".
BJP, Congress face tough contest in Rajasthan election: Will state break trend of showing incumbents the door?
The 2013 elections in Rajasthan saw the BJP romp to a historic win. In 2018, the outcome of the election will be seen as a popularity test for the NDA government.
Mobile internet services in 13 Haryana districts suspended for 3 days in view of rallies by Jats, BJP MP
The Haryana government has suspended mobile internet services in 13 districts for three days, apprehending law and order problem.
Nitish Kumar says he favours reservation of Jats, Marathas; voices support for Women's Reservation Bill
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said he favours reservation for the Jats and Marathas and voiced his support for the Women's Reservation Bill.
Rajasthan Assembly passed a bill to raise reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) from 21 percent to 26 percent with a voice vote
Punjab and Haryana HC extends stay on state govt's reservation notice for Jats and others till 31 Dec
The Punjab and Haryana High Court extended till 31 December the freeze on the Haryana government's notification on 10 percent reservation for Jats and five other communities.
The Maratha Kranti Morcha on Wednesday brought Mumbai to a standstill. Over three lakh Marathas thronged South Mumbai.
Who is benefiting from these Jat quota protests? Surely, it’s not the community.
The blockade came as the state OBC commission submitted its report to chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Thursday.
As Jats are observing 'Black Day' in Haryana on Sunday, tight security is in place and traffic has been diverted at some areas in sensitive districts.
Amit Shah's efforts clearly show that BJP, rattled by the news of an uprising in the Jat community, have tried really hard to bring them back into its fold.
Uttar Pradesh first phase polling as it happened: Polling closes in western UP, around 63% voter turnout recorded
There appears no clear front-runner among the three major contestants - BJP, SP-Congress and BSP - in the 73 seats going to polls in the first phase of elections in UP
Given the caste dynamics in UP, it is almost certain that election results will deliver a hung Assembly. All parties have already calculated this outcome.
It is obvious that the Jat community is not sold on the BJP’s promise to clear arrears of sugarcane farmers or waive farm loans on small and marginal farmers.
Beyond Google with Ajay Singh: State has forgotten Naeema's tragedy of 1987 that once united Jats and Muslims
Jats who comprise a sizeable chunk of the electorate are now turning away from the BJP and getting attracted to Ajit Singh’s Rashtriya Lok Dal.
The Jat quota agitation in Haryana continued for the ninth day, with protesters sitting on dharnas at various places on Monday, even as the community's leaders have threatened to intensify the stir if their demands are not met by the government.
Jats need new leaders who could play a salutary role in guiding the community to tackle the crisis they encounter. They need to rally Jats for demanding policies which could help tackle agricultural distress
BJP MP Raj Kumar Saini, who has been in the dock over his alleged anti-Jat rants, on Wednesday hit out at the Prakash Singh Committee report which probed February's mayhem in Haryana and said he would quit politics if it was proved that the violence was a result of his comments.
BJP has to decide whose support it values the most – the upper castes or the dominant castes as there will be a clash between the two over reservation