GURJARS

  • Credit for BJP's performance in Haryana polls goes to Modi: Gurjar October 17, 2014

    Speaking on the Haryana Assembly elections, Bharatiya Janata Party MP Krishan Pal Gurjar said that the credit of party's performance goes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ...
  • Every MP shouldn't speak to the media, it's the party spokesperson's job: MoS Krishan Pal Gurjar June 28, 2014

    Newly elected BJP MPs are attending a twoday orientation programme in Surajkund, Haryana. According to sources, Prime Minister Narendra Modi cautioned MPs against loose talk in front of the media. ...
  • World Environment Day: Meet the man who's been assaulted, threatened, but continues to protect the environment June 5, 2014

    On World Environment Day, CNNIBN brings you the stories of Green Heroes who have dedicated their life to preserve the environment. Deviram Gurjar has put in 20 years of blood and sweat to save the wild animals and forests near his village in Rajasthan. He has been socially ostracized and...
  • Six killed, 25 huts destroyed as fire breaks out in village May 25, 2014

    Six people were burnt to death and 10 others received serious burn injuries after a fire broke out in a village in Agra district, officials said. The accident took place around midnight between Saturday and Sunday in Basai Gurjar village in Bah tehsil of Agra district. Police said that the fire was...
  • My build got me 'Mahabharat' role: Wrestler Saurav Gurjar May 9, 2014

    Gujarat: WrestlerturnedTV actor Saurav Gurjar, who made his debut as Bheem in mythological show "Mahabharat", says that he was shortlisted for the role because of his physique and not for his acting skills. "I wasn't good at acting. I was selected for the role because of my physique. I worked on...
  • Muslims not mere votebank, they're our countrymen: Faridabad BJP candidate Krishan Pal Gurjar April 7, 2014

    The big players in the fray in the NCR constituency of Faridabad are four-time Congress MP Avtar Singh Bhadana and first time BJP Lok Sabha candidate and former Haryana BJP chief Krishan Pal Gurjar. Also in the race for the Faridabad seat are INLD's RK Anand and Aam Aadmi Party's...
  • Krishan Pal Gurjar likely to be BJP's LS candidate from Faridabad March 14, 2014

    Faridabad: The Bharatiya Janata Party is likely to announce its fourth list of candidates on Saturday. Sources have told IBNLive that former Haryana BJP chief Krishan Pal Gurjar will be the party's candidate from Faridabad. Gurjar is set to face four-time Congress MP Avtar Singh Bhadana in the constituency. In 2009,...
  • Samajwadi Party fields 2 candidates for LS polls in Rajasthan March 2, 2014

    The Samajwadi Party on Sunday announced the names of candidates for two Lok Sabha seats in Rajasthan. Surajbhan Dhanka has been fielded from the Dausa Lok Sabha constituency, and Dheeraj Gurjar from Jaipur rural seat, party's state unit chief Pandit Ramkishan said at a function in Dausa. Ramkishan said SP along with...
  • Ahmedabad: Residents criticise the renaming of tea stalls February 7, 2014

    Ahmedabad: In a bid to highlight BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's tea seller background, party workers in Gujarat are renaming the tea stalls to 'Namo' tea stall. However, the move came under criticism in Naroda Patiya which was the worst hit area during the 2002 riots. The residents of...
  • Congress announces final list of 13 candidates for MP Assembly polls November 8, 2013

    The Congress on Thursday released its last list of candidates for Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, comprising 13 names. Dinesh Gurjar has been fielded from Morena while Ramsewak Singh Gurjar will fight from Gwalior Rural. Ghanshyam Singh has been nominated to contest from Sewda and Alok Chaturvedi from Chhatarpur. Rajesh Shukla will...
  • MP: Congress woman leader beaten up by police June 7, 2013

    Morena: A local woman Congress leader was allegedly roughed up by women Constables on Thursday when she protested against removal of encroachments in Morena, eyewitnesses said, but officials feigned ignorance about the incident. According to eyewitnesses, Urmila Gurjar, President of Morena district Congress women's wing, was dragged and beaten up by...
  • Rajasthan: Gurjars to continue protests for 5 pc quota May 31, 2013

    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...
  • Trial begins in Swiss woman gangrape case March 31, 2013

    Datia: The trial in the Swiss woman gangrape case began in Datia on Saturday with two prosecution witnesses recording their statements before a special court. All the six accused in the case were produced before Additional District Judge (ADJ) Jitendra Kumar Sharma, prosecution sources said. Two prosecution witnesses out of the...
  • MP IPS officer killing: Accused pleads innocence December 7, 2012

    Indore: Manoj Gurjar, the sole accused in the IPS officer Narendra Kumar Singh murder case, pleaded innocence before a special CBI court on Thursday and claimed that he was framed by the Banmore Police. Accused of mowing down the officer with a tractortrolley laden with illegally mined stones, Gurjar deposed before...
  • Bhopal: India's 'oldest' man no more December 11, 2011

    Bhopal: Parasram Gurjar, a grand old man believed to be 125yearold and the oldest man in India, died at his native village in Madhya Pradesh, family sources said on Sunday. Gurjar, who was the native of Talkesari village in Hoshangabad district, breathed his last on Saturday afternoon leaving behind his...
  • Real Hero: one man Army protects tiger corridor August 15, 2011

    Ranthambore: Deviram Gurjar is a one man Army who, for the last two decades, has been fighting a lonely battle to protect an important tiger corridor in Rajasthan. He has been guarding the three kilometer hilly strip between Ranthambhor National Park and Kela Devi Sanctuary. He's planted some...
  • Rajasthan High Court stays Gurjar quota October 13, 2009

    Jaipur: The Rajasthan High Court has stayed the job and educational quota provided to the Gujjars and economically backward classes (EBCs) in the state and issued a notice to the government to state why it should not be scrapped. Taking cognizance of a letter of some students, the division bench...
  • Gurjars call off stir after Rajasthan quota bill gets nod July 31, 2009

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Governor S K Singh on Thursday night gave his assent to a bill providing five per cent reservation in jobs to Gurjars and three other communities and 14 per cent to economically poor among forward castes, after which Gurjars decided to call off their fivedayold sitin demonstration. Earlier,...
  • Rajasthan House passes Gurjar quota bill July 17, 2008

    New Delhi: The Rajasthan Assembly has passed the quota bill providing reservation to the Gurjar community. The Assembly passed the bill by voice vote on Wednesday night. The Bill provides five per cent quota to Gurjars, Banjaras, Gadia Lohars and Raikas under the special backward class category. It also reserves...
  • Gurjars get 5 per cent quota, declare peace June 18, 2008

    Jaipur: The deadlock between the Rajasthan government and the Gurjars has finally ended with the community getting a special category reservation of five per cent from within the existing Other Backward Castes (OBC) quota. The government also announced five per cent quota for Rebaris and Banjaras. The stalemate ended at the end...
  • Gurjars conclude 'successful' talks with Rajasthan govt June 18, 2008

    Jaipur: Breaking a 26dayold violent standoff, the Rajasthan government and the agitating Gurjars concluded "successful talks" late on Tuesday evening on the community's demand for inclusion in the Scheduled Tribe category. An agreement between the two sides will be signed on Wednesday morning. Addressing a press conference after the talks, Ramdas...
  • Final round: Gurjar leader Bainsla to meet Raje today June 17, 2008

    Jaipur: The last round of talks between the Gurjars and the Rajasthan government are scheduled to begin on Tuesday. For the first time since the start of the agitation Gurjar leader Colonel Kirori Singh Bainsla will be negotiating directly with Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje in Jaipur. Fourth round of talks, which was...
  • Panel says no complaint from Gurjars, but probe on June 15, 2008

    New Delhi: The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Sunday said it had not received any complaint from the Gurjar community of police atrocities on their protesting women, but added that it had given suo moto orders that the women be treated humanely and according to the law. NCW chairperson...
  • Panel to question cops for detaining Gurjar women June 15, 2008

    New Delhi: The National Commission for Women (NCW) will look into the complaints filed by the Gurjar community about the alleged police atrocities on women during their ongoing agitation. The NCW said it received complaints from some members of the agitating community in which they requested the commission to conduct a...
  • Final GujjarGovt talks soon, 2 Meena MLAs quit June 15, 2008

    Jaipur: In the midst of crucial talks with agitating Gurjars, the Rajasthan government faced trouble on another front on Saturday night when two BJP MLAs belonging to the Meena community resigned in an apparent pressure tactic against granting tribal status to Gurjars. The resignations came even as Ramdas Agarwal, state government's...
  • Blasts, Gurjar protests deal a big blow to Jaipur tourism June 14, 2008

    From a luxury destination with royal hospitality to figuring on the warning lists of travel websites just a year after the Ajmer blasts, Jaipur serial blasts are threatening to push Rajasthan from the tourism to the terror map. A month after the serial blasts, the verandahs of the Pink...
  • Gurjar leaders, govt hold crucial talks in Jaipur June 13, 2008

    Jaipur: The crucial talks between Gurjar leaders and the Rajasthan government, stalled following preconditions set by the agitators, started in Jaipur on Friday to find ways to resolve the 22dayold stir. A 28member delegation of the Gurjar Arakshan Sangharsh Samiti, spearheading the agitation for Scheduled Tribe status, is being led by...
  • 24 Gurjar women released, agitators return to talks June 12, 2008

    Jaipur: Talks between the Rajasthan government and leaders of the agitating Gurjar leaders on their demand for a Scheduled Tribe status for the community have been postponed to Friday morning. The talks will be held in Jaipur, said sources in the state government. Earlier, the government on Thursday released 24 Gurjar women...
  • 24 Gurjar women released, agitators return to talks June 12, 2008

    Jaipur: Talks between the Rajasthan government and leaders of the agitating Gurjar leaders on their demand for a Scheduled Tribe status for the community have been postponed to Friday morning. The talks will be held in Jaipur, said sources in the state government. Earlier, the government on Thursday released 24 Gurjar women...
  • Sri Sri talks peace but Gurjars, govt still at war June 11, 2008

    New Delhi: Talks between Gurjar leaders and the Rajasthan government have hit a new roadblock after the former demanded that the state government should first release the women detainees and injured protestors arrested in connection with the agitation. They claim talks will not be renewed till a decision is not...