Jat Community

  • Jat community should get reservation: Amarinder Singh May 13, 2013

    Shimla: Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday said the Jat community should get reservation under the Other Backward Classes (OBC) category. The Congress leader was unanimously appointed president of the All India Jat Maha Sabha at its executive meeting in Shimla. After his appointment, he told reporters that the...
  • Will continue efforts for Jat reservation: Hooda March 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Saturday said he will continue efforts to get reservation for Jat community in the Central Government jobs. Speaking at the Akhil Bharatiya Jat Maha Sammelan, Hooda said he along with former Lok Sabha Speaker Balram Jakhar had met Prime Minister Manmohan...
  • 12 persons convicted in Jind honour killing case September 25, 2011

    Jind: Two years after a newly-wed youth was lynched by villagers in the presence of police escort for marrying against social norms, a local court in Jind has convicted 12 persons in the honour killing case while acquitting a chief of 'jat' community organisation. The district and sessions court found...
  • Jat protesters block rail traffic in Haryana January 16, 2011

    New Delhi: Agitating members of the Jat community blocked rail traffic at Jind in Haryana on Sunday. The protesters are demanding a fresh CBI probe into the Mirchpur incident in which two Dalits were torched to death last April. Protesters want the accused to be brought back to Hissar jail rather...
  • No remarks on Jats in text books: Arjun October 23, 2006

    New Delhi: Union Human Resource Development Minister Arjun Singh has assured Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda that the derogatory remarks against Jat community in the text books published by National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) would be removed with immediate effect. Singh said in addition to this,...