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Disqualify Jats who cleared NET under OBC category

Disqualify Jats who cleared NET under OBC category

In an order with huge ramifications, especially for the candidates belonging to Jat community who had qualified the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the University Grant Commission(UGC) in December 2014 under the other backward class(OBC) category , the Punjab and Haryana high court has held that such candidates should be disqualified.In a detailed judgment, released last week, the HC clarified, “Since the result

Dalits accuse Dhindsa of siding with Jat farmers

Chandigarh: The Zamin Bachao Sangharsh Committee (ZBSC), which is fighting a battle with landlords in Jaloor village of Lehragaga sub-division, Sangrur, has accused Punjab Finance Minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa of supporting the rich farmers in the tussle between Dalits and landlords. Gurmukh Singh, general secretary of ZBSC, told Daily Post, “Dhindsa is not letting the

Haryana Jat stir probe panel invites complaints till July 31

Gurgaon: The two-member commission set up by the Haryana government to inquire into the violence during Jat reservation stir in the state in February has extended till July 31 the time for accepting complaints, an official said on Thursday. Up to July 12, the commission had not received even a single complaint, the commission’s secretary

Jat reservation: HC refuses to vacate stay order

Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Courttoday refused to vacate the stay granted by it last month on Haryana government’s decision to grant reservation to Jats and five other communities in jobs and educational institutions. Taking up the matter, the vacation bench of justices Daya Chaudhary and Arun Palli fixed June 13 for arguments. The

Jat quota stir continues on low-key note

Chandigarh: Jat leaders owing allegiance toAll-India Jat Aarakshan Sangarsh Samiti (AIJASS), held dharnas at various places in the state for the second day today but on a low-key note and drawing lukewarm response. No untoward incident was reported from any part of state today, officials said. Jat leaders held dharnas at Rohtak, Hisar, Jind and

Jat agitation renewal: Haryana cancels leave of all policemen

Chandigarh: With Jat community leaders giving a call to re-start their agitation for reservation from June 5, the Haryana Police on Thursday announced that leave of all police personnel has been cancelled. “With the Jat reservation agitation likely commencing from June 5 in various districts of Haryana, the police department has stopped leave of all

Jat Stir: INLD MP Dushyant seeks apology from Prakash Committee panel

Chandigarh: INLD MP Dushyant Chautala, namedin the Prakash Singh Committee report for allegedly adding “fuel to the fire” during the Jat agitation, has accused the Haryana government of trying to defame him and sought an apology from Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar. Chautala claimed that his name was put in the report without any evidence.

Jat agitation: Prakash Singh committee report confirms ‘mass rape’ in Murthal

Chandigarh: The Prakash Singh committee probing the violence during the Jat agitation in Haryana this year submitted a report to High Court. Shockingly, the report submitted by the committee confirmed the ‘mass rape’ incident during the Jat quota agitation. ‘Reports that several women were dragged out of cars and raped in Haryana’s Murthal on the

Plea in SC against HC order staying quota for Jats, others

New Delhi: A Haryana-based body of Jatcommunity today moved the Supreme Court challenging an interim order of the Punjab and Haryana High Court staying the recent provisions granting quota to Jats and five other castes under the newly-carved Backward Classes (C) category. The plea has been filed by Hawa Singh Sangwan, a former commandant of

Probe committee makes strong comments against top officials

Chandigarh: Haryana: During the Jat mayhem in Haryana in February, the Additional Chief Secretary (Home) and DGP “fell short” of what could be expected of them, some officers at local level “deserted” duties and some did not act due to “caste bias”, according to a committee set up by the state government to inquire into

Jat Agitation: Security tightened at key canal at supplying water to Delhi

Chandigarh: With the Jat community threatening to launch a fresh agitation for reservation, security was today beefed up at a key canal in Sonipat district which supplies water to Delhi. Prohibitory orders under Section 144, banning assembly of five or more persons, was also imposed in Sonipat, which along with Rohtak had been the epicentre

HC stays reservation for Jats, five other communities

Chandigarh: Punjab and Haryana High Courttoday stayed the reservation for Jats and five other communities provided by the Haryana government under a newly carved Backward Classes (C) category. The high court passed the order while hearing a petition challenging the constitutional validity of The Haryana Backward Classes (reservation in services and admission in educational institutions)