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Haryana’s crisis: Bridegrooms all decked up, but no one to marry
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Haryana’s crisis: Bridegrooms all decked up, but no one to marry

The state with the dubious distinction of the worst sex ratio in the country is now facing a crisis finding matches for its `gabru jawans’ (boys of marriageable age), who have no choice but to look for brides outside the state.

Regional satraps stare at irrelevance as Jats veer towards BJP
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Regional satraps stare at irrelevance as Jats veer towards BJP

Even as the Mahapanchayat issue rages in Western Uttar Pradesh’s Moradabad district, it also signals the changing political equations within the dominant Jat community.

No stay on Centre's decision to include Jats in OBC: SC
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No stay on Centre's decision to include Jats in OBC: SC

The bench said it cannot come in the way of the government taking a decision a day before the MCC came into force.

Inclusion of Jats in OBC list comes under SC scanner
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Inclusion of Jats in OBC list comes under SC scanner

The apex court asked the Centre to bring all relevant records to show there was proper consideration of NCBC report to reject its recommendation against inclusion of Jats as OBC.

After Jaswant's expulsion, BJP looks to woo Jat vote in Rajasthan
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After Jaswant's expulsion, BJP looks to woo Jat vote in Rajasthan

Was Singh thrown out so that Narendra Modi’s party could be rechristened Bharatiya Jat Party in Rajasthan?

Lessons from Jaswant, Yashwant: Adapt to survive in the new BJP
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Lessons from Jaswant, Yashwant: Adapt to survive in the new BJP

While Sinha has been more combative, assertive and forthcoming, Singh has been more gentlemanly, suave and nuanced. Yet it is Sinha who finds himself expelled for a second time from the party.

Expelling a defiant Jaswant: A prestige issue for Modi, Raje too
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Expelling a defiant Jaswant: A prestige issue for Modi, Raje too

The multiple protests and embarrassing rollbacks in the BJP, in the case of Muthalik and Sabir Ali for example, are also about Modi's leadership, not just about his acceptability as a leader but about the results he produces.

Full text: BJP's letter expelling Jaswant Singh for Barmer rebellion
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Full text: BJP's letter expelling Jaswant Singh for Barmer rebellion

The expulsion came on Staurday, the final date for withdrawing nominations.

Defiant Jaswant digs heels in: Won't withdraw Barmer nomination
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Defiant Jaswant digs heels in: Won't withdraw Barmer nomination

Today is the last date for withdrawal of nomination in the constituency which will go to to polls on 17 April.

Was Jaswant denied Barmer because of wife's rift with Raje?
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Was Jaswant denied Barmer because of wife's rift with Raje?

Apart from the feud between his wife and Raje, Jaswant is also playing his caste card, turning the denial of a ticket to him into a humiliation of the community. The Rajputs are already upset -- Vasundhara has given tickets to seven Jats.

Why UPA's reservation for Jats is a frightening joke
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Why UPA's reservation for Jats is a frightening joke

The UPA government’s recent decision to include Jats of nine states in the Central OBC list is arguably the most frightening joke of this millennium.

Welcome reservation in central list of OBCs, say Jat leaders
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Welcome reservation in central list of OBCs, say Jat leaders

Jat leaders today welcomed the decision of the Union Cabinet to include Jats in nine states in the central list of OBCs and said the move will help youths from the community in getting jobs.

Cabinet clears reservation for Jats, nine crore to benefit
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Cabinet clears reservation for Jats, nine crore to benefit

The decision would pave the way for the community members to avail the benefits of reservation.

At Muzaffarnagar's relief camps, tales of homelessness, loss
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At Muzaffarnagar's relief camps, tales of homelessness, loss

The state administration says it is attempting to get the people to return to their villages. Officials have claimed that the process of distributing compensation is now over and the displaced must return.

Cong at disadvantage: Shadow of Muzaffarnagar riots on Delhi poll
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Cong at disadvantage: Shadow of Muzaffarnagar riots on Delhi poll

Its no secret that after the Muzaffarnagar riots, the Jats of the region have developed a hostility towards the Samajwadi Party and have also developed an antipathy for the Congress.

Muzaffarnagar aftermath: Where the state steps out, others step in
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Muzaffarnagar aftermath: Where the state steps out, others step in

2014 being an election year, the impact of the riots of Muzaffarnagar is being calculated in the terms of political arithmetic. That means many are fishing in troubled waters and all sides are hardening in their positions.

Poll sops: UPA plans OBC status for Jats
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Poll sops: UPA plans OBC status for Jats

After the recent Muzaffarnagar riots, there has been a feeling in the Congress that Jats are tilting towards the BJP.

Quota for Jats: Is Congress trying the Mandal trick to stay afloat?
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Quota for Jats: Is Congress trying the Mandal trick to stay afloat?

The Rajasthan experience shows that if Jats elsewhere get included among OBCs,dominant castes currently enjoying reservation may become restless, creating social and political churn.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Do the SP or BJP really stand to gain?
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Muzaffarnagar riots: Do the SP or BJP really stand to gain?

It appears that the Modi message of governance and development is limited to urban India. Rural UP is getting hardline Hindutva served up again.

Jat community should get reservation under OBC, says Amarinder Singh
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Jat community should get reservation under OBC, says Amarinder Singh

Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday said the Jat community should get reservation under the Other Backward Classes (OBC) category.