Reservation politics in India: From Gujjars, Jats, Patidars to Marathas, communities line up for their piece of caste-based quota pie
Marathas are the latest addition to a list of communities in India who have demanded reservation (or quota) in jobs and education, but many have debated that offering quota to communities without going over its merits dilutes the purpose of having a quota system for backward castes.
Gujjar community calls off quota stir after Rajasthan govt's written assurance of support, if bill faces legal hurdles
The members of Gujjar community called off their agitation on Saturday after getting a written assurance from the Rajasthan government that it will stand by them if the bill giving five percent reservation to the community faces legal hurdles.
Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla says quota bill passed in Rajasthan Assembly could face legal challenges; agitation likely to continue
Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla refused to call off the agitation for a government quota on Thursday, saying the bill passed in the Rajasthan Assembly to meet their demand could face legal challenges.
Gujjar quota stir enters 5th day: District admin issues notice against Kirori Singh Bainsal, orders total internet shutdown in Sawai Madhopur
Rajasthan’s Sawai Madhopur administration has curtailed internet services in the region as the Gujjar reservation stir entered the fifth day on Tuesday
Gujjar quota stir: Agitators block NH-11 in Rajasthan's Dausa, highways and railway tracks across state as protest enters fourth day
Gujjar agitation leader Kirori Singh Bainsla and his supporters began their sit-in on railway tracks in Malarna Dungar of Sawai Madhopur on Friday.
Gujjar andolan enters 3rd day with violent agitations in Dholpur; Vehicles torched, trains disrupted as community wants 5% quota in jobs
The Gujjar community agitation demanding five percent quota in jobs and education turned violent Sunday with shots being fired and police vehicles torched in Dholpur district and protesters blocking road and rail traffic in many areas in Rajasthan.
Gujjar quota stir: Protest turns violent in Rajasthan's Dholpur as demonstrators pelt stones, set police vehicle on fire
As the Gujjar agitation for reservation in Rajasthan entered its third day on Sunday, a clash broke out between protesters and the police in Dholpur.
Gujjar protests for quota: 14 trains cancelled in Rajasthan's Kota as community stages dharna on railway tracks
Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla and his supporters on Friday began a sit-in on the rail tracks in Rajasthan's Sawai Madhopur district, forcing authorities to divert trains.