VETERAN GUJJAR LEADER
Gujjar community members call off quota agitation after govt's written assurance
The agitation lasted for eight days as Gujjars and four other communities blocked railways tracks and highways in Rajasthan to demand five per cent quota in jobs and educational institutions.
Rajasthan govt introduces 5 per cent quota bill for protesting Gujjars, 4 other castes
The government introduced the Rajasthan Backward Class...
Mian clan faces a tough challenge in 57 years
Despite Altaf ’s assertions, the ground realities are a bit tricky, and could prevent the Mian ...
Samajwadi Party eyes Gujjar backing on banks of Yamuna
The SP leadership, sources in the party confide, is trying to work on the local Jat-Gujjar rivalry as it senses that the Jats are leaning heavily towards the BJP.
Gujjar agitation: HC comes down heavily on Rajasthan Chief Secretary, DGP
The Chief Secretary and the DGP were slammed for failing to arrest even a single Gujjar agitator and allowing people to suffer.
Hukum Singh: 1965 veteran, Congressman during Emergency and Ram Temple movement and now a BJP MP
Before his political battles, he was in the Army and participated in the 1961 war against China. In 1965, he was a Captain in the Poonch sector.
Gujjar leaders on hunger strike in jail
Gujjar leaders Prahalad Gunjal and Atar Singh Bhadana have resorted to hunger strike in Kota jail, a spokesman of the Sanyukt Gurjar Aarkshan Sangarsh Samiti they represent said on Saturday.
Avtar Singh Bhadana quits Congress; attacks Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Sonia Gandhi
He alleged that Hooda was "blackmailing" the Congress president and raised the issue of controversial land dealings of her son-in-law Robert Vadra.
Cong blames BJP for reviving Gujjar agitation
Even as Rajasthan government fails to break ice in the ongoing Gujjar stir, the chief minister Ashok Gehlot once again has trained his gun on the BJP for reviving the Gujjar agitation.
Bainsla calls off Gujjar stir
A day after Rajasthan government announced five per cent reservation for Gujjars, their leader Kirori Singh Bainsla on Wednesday called off the nearly month-long agitation for Scheduled Tribe status.
No talks with Gujjars at Bayana: Rajasthan government
The Rajasthan government on Saturday rejected the demand of Rajasthan Gujjar Arakshan Sangarsh Samiti to hold talks at Bayana, asking Samiti patron Kirori Singh Bainsla to send his delegation for talks at Jaipur.
Gujjars agree to talk to Raje govt
The Rajasthan government’s efforts for finding a solution to the Gujjar agitation seems to be making headway with the community leadership expressing its readiness to hold talks with the government leadership
Gurjars hold Delhi to ransom, violence spreads
"We will continue our agitation until our demands are met," Roop Singh, a senior Gujjar leader.
Gurjars block key roads leading to Delhi
Officegoers and commuters had a tough time reaching their destinations this morning as Gurjars blocked key roads leading to the capital to enforce their day-long call for shutdown to demand ST status in Rajasthan.
Gujjars, Rajasthan govt to resume talks on Friday
Talks between Rajasthan govt and Gujjar leaders will resume on Friday with the latter agreeing for dialogue.
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