Gujjar Protest

  • Gujjars call off protests, 17-day stir ends January 6, 2011

    Jaipur: Gujjars, demanding five per cent quota in jobs in Rajasthan, on Wednesday night called off their 17-day agitation after the state government assured them that it will complete within six months the quantifiable data collection for the purpose. "I have called off the agitation. I am satisfied with what the...
  • Gujjars call off 17-day agitation January 5, 2011

    Jaipur: Gujjars, demanding five per cent quota in jobs in Rajasthan, on Wednesday night called off their 17-day agitation after the state government assured them that it will complete within six months the quantifiable data collection for the purpose. The one per cent reservation quota for Gujjar in State job to...
  • Talks fail to end impasse over quota to Gujjars January 3, 2011

    Jaipur: Talks to end the 15-day-old impasse on the Gujjar quota issue failed to make much headway on Sunday with the agitators unrelenting on their demand for five per cent reservation in government jobs. The state government and the Gujjar agitators will have another round of...
  • Gujjar stir continues, protest in Delhi today December 29, 2010

    New Delhi: It's the tenth day of the Gujjar protest and it is set to spill over to the national capital on Wednesday. A Gujjar mahasabha will be held at the Jantar Mantar today. The city is likely to see some disruptions as the Gujjars bring their protest to the capital. A...
  • Gehlot blames BJP for planning Gujjar protests December 29, 2010

    New Delhi: Gujjar protest will on Wednesday be seen in Delhi on the tenth day of their agitation, demanding five per cent quota in the OBC category in Government jobs and educational institutions. Blocked rail routes due to the Gujjar protests between Delhi-Jaipur and Delhi-Mumbai, road blockades between Jaipur and...
  • Raj CM again appeals to Gujjars to end agitation December 28, 2010

    Jaipur: Making a fresh appeal to Gujjars to call off their agitation, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday said the community should understand the Government's limitations over the reservation issue as the matter is subjudice. "What is in our hands will be done for sure, but since the matter...
  • Gujjar stir: 24-hour bandh in Ajmer December 24, 2010

    New Delhi: Rajasthan government has invited protesting Gujjars for talks. Rajasthan Government has constituted a committee of three ministers to talk to Gujjars including Jitendra Singh, power minister, home minister Shanti Dhariwal, transport minister Braj Kishore Sharma. Meanwhile it's another day of rail disruptions in north India - as the Gujjar agitation...
  • Gujjars step up agitation after Raj HC order December 23, 2010

    New Delhi: Blocking highways and railway tracks for three days now, the Gujjar community plans to intensify their protests over reservation for government jobs - after a Rajasthan High Court order on Wednesday refusing to grant 5 per cent quota. Members of the Gujjar community blocked roads and rail links...
  • Gujjar protest intensifies, affects road traffic December 22, 2010

    Jaipur: The Gujjar protest in Rajasthan intensified on Wednesday after the Rajasthan High Court turned down the state government's petition for five per cent reservation in government jobs and educational institutions. Gujjars have blocked traffic on the Jaipur-Agra and Jaipur-Ajmer highway. They also pelted stones at the state roadways buses. Bus...
  • Gujjars demanding ST status clash with cops, 5 killed May 23, 2008

    Bharatpur: Five persons, including a policeman, were on Friday killed in police firing and violence during protests by Gujjars demanding scheduled tribe status in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district. Police opened fire after agitated protesters clashed with them and torched two police jeeps in Karwar area in Bayana block of the district neighbouring...