Gurjar Protests

  • Rajasthan: Gurjars to continue protests for 5 pc quota 31-05-2013 09:42 AM

    Jaipur: The Gurjar community will continue its protests demanding five per cent reservation for the community in jobs and educational institutions in Rajasthan. The agitation led by the Attar Singh Bhadana is expected to march from Jaipur to Delhi. Rajathan Energy Minister Dr Jitendra Singh on Thursday said that the...
  • Rajasthan House passes Gurjar quota bill 17-07-2008 09:37 AM

    Jaipur: Rajasthan skipper Hrishikesh Kanitkar and opener Vineet Saxena struck fine centuries while adding 220 for the second wicket to power the Ranji Trophy holders to 269 for 2 on day one of their second-round match against Mumbai here on Friday. The day began with Rohit Sharma, leading Mumbai in...
  • Gurjars conclude 'successful' talks with Rajasthan govt 18-06-2008 12:43 AM

    London: England fought valiantly to attain the target of 346 on the last day but Philander's five-wicket haul scuppered their chase as South Africa won the third Test by 51 runs to take series 2-0 and claim the No. 1 spot in ICC Test rankings. South Africa won the first...
  • Gurjar leaders, govt hold crucial talks in Jaipur 13-06-2008 03:35 PM

    India innings 43rd over: India 255 for 4 There you are. India win by six wickets with more than seven overs to spare, and take the series. Superb effort from Virat Kohli with his 13th ODI century, and another brisk unbeaten fifty from Suresh Raina. The winning runs come from...
  • Sri Sri talks peace but Gurjars, govt still at war 11-06-2008 11:12 AM

    Hambantota: Virat Kohli scored yet another hundred in international cricket on Saturday and the young Indian batsman said the Test century he scored against formidable Australia in their own backyard in the last season, gave him the confidence to do well in all formats. Kohli on Saturday scored his 12th...
  • Gurjar-govt talks hit roadblock 10-06-2008 04:04 PM

    Colombo: After the one-day and Test triumph against Pakistan, Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardene says his team will look to continue the momentum in the upcoming limited-overs series against India. We have just finished a series against Pakistan successfully and what is important is to continue with the good work,...
  • Gurjars relent after 17 days, to hold talks with govt today 09-06-2008 01:50 PM

    Canterbury: South Africa paceman Dale Steyn, officially the world's best bowler, wants to scare the living daylights out of England when the sides clash in the first Test next week. I'm trying to be the fastest bowler South Africa has when we walk out on to the field - that's...
  • Gurjar leaders agree to hold talks with state govt 08-06-2008 07:01 PM

    Dubai: India captain Mithali Raj has returned to the top of the ICC Women's ODI Rankings for batters after top scoring in the side's recent series against England with 251 runs. Despite India losing the series, Mithali's return to the top of the rankings has seen her displace ICC Women's...
  • Raje govt renews effort to hold talks with Gurjars 08-06-2008 04:28 PM

    New Delhi: Almost everyone in this world feel that 'red is the colour of love' but if you are a certain Yuvraj Singh, then you have more reasons to believe that even 'shades of grey' can have a soothing feeling than colour red. Even a year back, Yuvraj would have...
  • Railways incur heavy losses as Gurjar deadlock persists 08-06-2008 08:33 AM

    Basseterre: Nathan McCullum hit 50 and took two wickets plus a crucial catch to lead New Zealand to a 88-run victory over West Indies in the third one-day international on Wednesday to cut the hosts' lead to 2-1 in the five-match series. McCullum hit four boundaries and a six from...
  • Raje govt rejects Gurjars' demand for talks in Bayana 07-06-2008 01:41 PM

    New Zealand face another assault by Chris Gayle when they take on West Indies in the third ODI of the five-match series at Basseterre on Wednesday. The big-hitting batsman has been a thorn in the Kiwi flesh in this series so far. He scored 63 not out in the first...
  • Gurjars cut off Rajasthan; 50,000 people stranded 03-06-2008 12:50 PM

    Nottingham: West Indies captain Darren Sammy said that they had been dominated by the number-one team in the world in all formats of the game, as their tour of England ended without an international win. Sunday's seven-wicket Twenty20 defeat at Trent Bridge followed 2-0 reverses in three-match Test and one-day...
  • Gurjars agree to post-mortem, firm on other demands 02-06-2008 01:14 AM

    Sydney: Australian media reports that Cricket Australia have sealed a new pay deal with its top players, avoiding possible strike action by the national team during its current tour to England. The Sydney Morning Herald reported on Wednesday that Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers' Association have signed a memorandum...
  • Rajasthan top cop removed, Gurjar protests continue 01-06-2008 01:05 AM

    Southampton: Ian Bell marked his return to England's one-day side with a stylish century as they beat the West Indies by 114 runs under the Duckworth/Lewis method in their series opener here on Saturday. Man-of-the-match Bell, given the task of filling the opener's spot vacated by Kevin Pietersen following the...
  • Rajasthan simmers, but Gurjars not ready to talk 30-05-2008 11:42 PM

    Birmingham: Captain Darren Sammy was quick to reaffirm his young side's huge respect for former West Indies' greats after Denesh Ramdin was fined by the International Cricket Council for a jibe at legendary captain Vivian Richards. Ramdin celebrated his century on the fourth day of the third Test against England...
  • Watch: Gurjars cut off Delhi from NCR | O,B,C of politics 30-05-2008 12:43 AM

    Johannesburg:: New ball bowler Vernon Philander was named South African cricketer of the year on Wednesday following a sensational entry into Test cricket during the 2011-12 season. Philander, 26, took 51 wickets in seven Tests at an average of 14.15. He took five or more wickets in an innings on...
  • Protests and blasts, a blow to Rajasthan tourism 29-05-2008 04:27 PM

    Indian software professional V Jayadevan, the creator of the VJD method, has written an open letter to the International Cricket Council president Sharad Pawar for a neutral review of this method following the ICC's decision to reject his system. Below is the copy of Jayadevan's letter. Sir, I humbly request...
  • Raje govt airdrops pamphlets to Gurjar agitators 29-05-2008 10:42 AM

    Dhaka: Bangladesh's new coach Richard Pybus said on Monday he wanted his team to build on encouraging results in recent times in order to compete strongly in international cricket. We want to go up in the rankings in all formats, the 47-year-old Englishman said in his first media interaction since...
  • Watch: Gurjar protests in National Capital Region 29-05-2008 10:41 AM

    Sydney: Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) chief executive Paul Marsh said a strike is the last option and the players would prefer to roll the existing pay agreement forward if a deal is not finalised by the end of the month. ACA and Cricket Australia have failed to resolve the issue...
  • No dignity in death for Gurjar riot victims 28-05-2008 10:49 PM

    Several prominent New Zealand cricketers could be faced with the club versus country dilemma next year, after it was announced that England will host New Zealand for a full series that clashes with the IPL season in 2013. New Zealand are scheduled to play two Tests, three ODIs and two...
  • Watch: Delhi, NCR gear up for Gurjar protests 28-05-2008 09:14 PM

    London: Kevin Pietersen's turbulent relationship with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has taken one of its most dramatic steps yet, with the batsman's shock retirement from one-day and Twenty20 internationals. Pietersen, 31, has found himself at the centre of several awkward situations since making his England debut in...
  • Tribal status unlikely, Gurjars set for face-off 28-05-2008 08:20 PM

    New Delhi: Stung by the controversies and scandals this season, the IPL authorities will put in place strict guidelines for franchise owners to ensure that the glamorous event's brand image is not dented in future. Although this year's IPL drew massive crowds, it was rocked by a spate of controversies...
  • Railways wary of Gurjar protests, cancels many trains 28-05-2008 08:16 PM

    Lahore: Unfazed by the selectors snub for the tour of Sri Lanka, Pakistan's former captain Mohammad Yousuf said that he is physically and mentally prepared for a comeback to international cricket even at the shortest notice. The 37-year-old veteran, who was overlooked when the national squad for the Sri Lanka...
  • Gurjar fire spreads in Rajasthan, Army tense 28-05-2008 02:10 AM

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's march with the Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders began on Tuesday with huge crowds at Eden Gardens as well as on the streets. Thousands of frenzied fans gave a grand reception to the newly-crowned IPL champions as the players celebrated their...
  • In Pics: Desert storm day 5 28-05-2008 01:22 AM

    Nottingham: West Indies coach Ottis Gibson urged Caribbean cricket fans to keep faith with his youthful side after their latest defeat, admitting criticism from your own people was tough to take. The West Indies lost the second Test against England, and with it the three-match series, after going down by...
  • Gurjar agitation holds Rajasthan to ransom 27-05-2008 11:26 PM

    Dubai: The controversial Decision Review System will come for its annual review by the ICC's Cricket Committee, which will consider reliability of the technologies used and the extent of improvements made, in a two-day meeting beginning on Wednesday at the Lord's in London. The committee, headed by former West Indies...
  • Gurjar stir intensifies, Rajasthan under siege 27-05-2008 10:28 PM

    Nottingham: England clinched the Test series against West Indies by winning the second match at Trent Bridge by nine wickets on Monday. England cantered to victory, closing on 111 for 1 on the fourth day after captain Andrew Strauss made 45 and Alastair Cook finished unbeaten on 43. Marlon Samuels...
  • Gurjar leader charged with murder, contempt 27-05-2008 03:37 PM

    Lahore: The pay hike announced by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in the central contracts and match fees has not been received well by many of the leading national team players. Sources said that captain Misbah-ul-Haq, senior batsman Younis Khan and T20 captain Mohammad Hafeez had already held discussions on the...
  • Gurjars demand post-mortem of dead bodies on the spot 27-05-2008 01:54 PM

    Former India captain Anil Kumble also tipped Chennai Super Kings as red-hot favourties against Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL final on Sunday. ...