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11,000 litres of milk, curd poured in foundation pit for Rajasthan temple

Out of the 11000 litres, there was 1500 litre of curd and 1 quintal of desi ghee while rest was milk and its total cost was nearly 1.50 lakh.
People pouring milk, curd, ghee for the foundation ceremony of a temple in Rajasthan’s Jhalawar.
People pouring milk, curd, ghee for the foundation ceremony of a temple in Rajasthan’s Jhalawar.
Updated on Dec 28, 2020 09:48 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kota | ByAabshar H Quazi

Sector 9 firing: More weapons recovered after gangster Newton questioned

Told police that incarcerated criminals Bagga Khan and Dalbir Singh alias Bira had hired him to kill Jalandhar based realtor and businessman Shashi Sharma and given him the weapons
Two revolvers, two pistols with one magazine and three live cartridges were recovered in Chandigarh after the interrogation of gangster Sagar Newton.(HT Photo)
Two revolvers, two pistols with one magazine and three live cartridges were recovered in Chandigarh after the interrogation of gangster Sagar Newton.(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 20, 2020 12:39 AM IST
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Rajasthan’s Gujjar quota stir: One faction continues agitation, the other calls for ending it

Compared to earlier years, this time the protesters are divided into two factions — one led by Kirori Singh Bainsla and his son Vijay Bainsla, and the other, by Himmat Singh
Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla speaks to media as he announces the agitation in Pilupura and other districts, on October 30.(ANI)
Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla speaks to media as he announces the agitation in Pilupura and other districts, on October 30.(ANI)
Updated on Nov 02, 2020 05:13 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bharatpur/Jaipur | ByJaykishan Sharma

Several trains diverted as Gujjars continue quota protest on rail tracks in Rajasthan

Due to the protest, railway traffic was also halted on the Delhi-Mumbai line passing through the Kota division following which at least 450 personnel of the railway police force (RPF) and government railway police were deployed in Kota railway division, officials said.
Agitating Gujjars block railway tracks in Rajasthan’s Bharatpur.(ANI Photo)
Agitating Gujjars block railway tracks in Rajasthan’s Bharatpur.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Nov 02, 2020 02:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar

Second case of firing in city within 24 hours, TikTok star hurt

Was talking on mobile phone outside Eskobar in Sector 9 when he was fired upon allegedly by a man from Ludhiana
The crime scene at Sector 9 in Chandigarh on Sunday night.(HT Photo)
The crime scene at Sector 9 in Chandigarh on Sunday night.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 12, 2020 11:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By, Chandigarh

Kirori Singh Bainsla seeks 9th schedule cover for Gujjar quota, threatens fresh stir

A question of constitutional validity is hanging over Gujjar reservation in Rajasthan.
Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla and his son Vijay Bainsla have threatened fresh agitation on the issue of Gujjar quota.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO/File)
Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla and his son Vijay Bainsla have threatened fresh agitation on the issue of Gujjar quota.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO/File)
Updated on Sep 14, 2020 07:47 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay

Despite hardships in life, Irm Shamim becomes first Gujjar girl from Jammu- Kashmir to crack AIIMS MBBS exam

Irm Shamim, who faced hardships in her personal life, scored 10 CGPA in Class 10 and then went on to crack the AIIMS examination through self-study. Rajouri DM to bear the cost of her studies at the AIIMS.
Irm Shamim (left) with her mother. Shamim is the first girl from Gujjar community in Rajouri to crack AIIMS MBBS exam.(HT Photo)
Irm Shamim (left) with her mother. Shamim is the first girl from Gujjar community in Rajouri to crack AIIMS MBBS exam.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 27, 2019 03:31 PM IST
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MBBS AIIMS entrance 2019: Irmim Shamim is first Gujjar woman from Rajouri in J-K to clear exam

She had to walk a distance of 10 kilometres on foot every day to go to school as there was no good school near the village.
Shamim, hails from Dhanore village in the bordering district, worked hard beating all adversaries to make it to the premier institute.(Twitter/ANI)
Shamim, hails from Dhanore village in the bordering district, worked hard beating all adversaries to make it to the premier institute.(Twitter/ANI)
Updated on Aug 26, 2019 02:14 PM IST
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Two dead, 3 injured as tree falls over house in Rampur

As many as nine people were present in the house when the mishap occurred.
The incident took place near Mashnu village, 30 kilometres away from Rampur in Shimla district
The incident took place near Mashnu village, 30 kilometres away from Rampur in Shimla district
Updated on Aug 13, 2019 10:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Shimla | By, Shimla

On video, teacher in J-K hostel seen caning students for being 10 minutes late to class

The incident took place on Tuesday at a boys hostel om Doda district for tribal Gujjar and Bakerwal children. Students of Classes 6 and 8 were beaten.
A video grab of the teacher thrashing students in a school in Doda district.(Screengrab)
A video grab of the teacher thrashing students in a school in Doda district.(Screengrab)
Published on Jun 21, 2019 09:44 AM IST
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Bakerwals hail Kathua rape and murder case verdict, say faith reaffirmed

Since they started setting up camp near Rasana village in Jammu roughly four decades ago, the nomadic Bakerwal tribespeople have had numerous run-ins with the local Hindu population. The Bakerwals say Hindu men have tried to force them out of the village by misbehaving with their girls and kicking around vessels they use to collect water.
A member of the Bakerwal community rests en route to the Mughal Road, 80 kms from Srinagar in May 2018.(HT File Photo)
A member of the Bakerwal community rests en route to the Mughal Road, 80 kms from Srinagar in May 2018.(HT File Photo)
Published on Jun 11, 2019 12:14 AM IST
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Lok Sabha elections 2019: ‘Gujjars feel cheated over Congress not crowning Sachin as CM’

Kirori Singh Bainsla is known for leading several Gujjar agitations in the past over the community people’s demand for reservation in government jobs.
Gujjar community is overwhelmed with the amicable resolution of special backward caste reservation to Gujjars by CM Ashok Gehlot.(HT Photo)
Gujjar community is overwhelmed with the amicable resolution of special backward caste reservation to Gujjars by CM Ashok Gehlot.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 27, 2019 12:05 PM IST
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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Kirori Singh Bainsla, who led protests for Gujjar quota in Rajasthan, joins BJP

Kirori Singh Bainsla said he has been impressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and seen the “rarest of rare qualities” in him.
Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla join BJP in the presence of Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar at BJP headquarters in New Delhi on Wednesday.(Raj K Raj/HT photo)
Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla join BJP in the presence of Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar at BJP headquarters in New Delhi on Wednesday.(Raj K Raj/HT photo)
Updated on Apr 10, 2019 03:02 PM IST
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Gujjar reservation challenged in HC, 50% limit cited

At the time of the passage of the bill, deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot said the House had passed a resolution to request the Centre to make necessary amendments to the Constitution to protect it from legal scrutiny.
Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla with Gujjar brothers ongoing Gujjar Reservation agitation at Malarna Dungar railway track in Sawai Madhopur(File)
Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla with Gujjar brothers ongoing Gujjar Reservation agitation at Malarna Dungar railway track in Sawai Madhopur(File)
Published on Mar 02, 2019 09:45 AM IST
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Gujjars call off stir after government assurance

Gujjar leader Col (retd) Kirori Singh Bainsla announced all agitators to just withdraw stir and open all railway tracks and national highways after he and other leaders read the draft.
The Gujjar community on Saturday called off their eight-day agitation after Tourism Minister Vishvendra Singh handed over a draft of reservation bill to the Gujjar leaders on the railway tracks at Malarna Dungar.(PTI)
The Gujjar community on Saturday called off their eight-day agitation after Tourism Minister Vishvendra Singh handed over a draft of reservation bill to the Gujjar leaders on the railway tracks at Malarna Dungar.(PTI)
Updated on Feb 16, 2019 10:58 PM IST
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Gujjars quota stir : Rajasthan minister assures solution on Wednesday

Protesters from the Gujjar community have been camping on the railway tracks near Malarna Dungar railway station in Rajasthan’s Sawai Madhopur, demanding five per cent reservation in education and jobs.
Gujjar protesters, demanding quota in education and jobs, camping on rail tracks at Maksudanpura, near Malarna Dungar railway station, in Sawai madhopur on Monday 11 February 2019.(HImanshu Yyas / HT Photo)
Gujjar protesters, demanding quota in education and jobs, camping on rail tracks at Maksudanpura, near Malarna Dungar railway station, in Sawai madhopur on Monday 11 February 2019.(HImanshu Yyas / HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 13, 2019 12:02 PM IST
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Opposition corners Gehlot government over loan waiver, Gujjar reservation in Rajasthan assembly

BJP members in the Rajasthan assembly created ruckus in the house over the issue of farm loan waiver, resulting in the house being adjourned several times.
BSP MLAS Joginder Singh Awana and Sandeep Kumar talking to media outside the Rajasthan assembly on Monday, Feb 11, 2019.(Prabhakar Sharma / HT Photo)
BSP MLAS Joginder Singh Awana and Sandeep Kumar talking to media outside the Rajasthan assembly on Monday, Feb 11, 2019.(Prabhakar Sharma / HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 12, 2019 02:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | ByHT Correspondent

On Day 4, Gujjar quota stir starts spreading in Rajasthan

The Gujjar protesters have been sitting on railway tracks near Malarna Dungar in Sawai Madhopur demanding the reservation since Friday.
A clash broke out between police and protesters at Dholpur Highway today where the latter had blocked the road and set vehicles ablaze on February 10.(ANI Photo)
A clash broke out between police and protesters at Dholpur Highway today where the latter had blocked the road and set vehicles ablaze on February 10.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Feb 12, 2019 07:36 AM IST
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Gujjars reject government’s invitation for talks

Tourism minister Vishvendra Singh assured that the government is committed to giving them 5% reservation and reached the protest spot at Malarna-Dungar station where Gujjars began their sit-in on Friday.
The stalemate between the state government and the Gujjars continued for the second day on Saturday as the Gujjar leader Kirodi Singh Bainsla, spearheading the stir, rejected the government invite for talks in Jaipur.(ANI)
The stalemate between the state government and the Gujjars continued for the second day on Saturday as the Gujjar leader Kirodi Singh Bainsla, spearheading the stir, rejected the government invite for talks in Jaipur.(ANI)
Published on Feb 09, 2019 11:44 PM IST
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Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot deflects Gujjar quota protest to PM Modi

Gujjar community is demanding five per cent quota in jobs and education in Rajasthan.
CM Ashok Gehlot in a meeting at PCC on Sunday. Photo:-HT
CM Ashok Gehlot in a meeting at PCC on Sunday. Photo:-HT
Updated on Feb 09, 2019 04:22 PM IST
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Rajputs, Gujjars, Meenas came out in support of Congress in Rajasthan

The four major communities of Rajasthan — Rajput, Jats, Meenas, and Gujjar — voted in a mixed manner in the 2018 assembly election, which saw the BJP concede defeat, and the Congress return to power after five years.
Congress party worker celebrate the party's good show in Assembly elections of Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday.(PTI)
Congress party worker celebrate the party's good show in Assembly elections of Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday.(PTI)
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 10:40 AM IST
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Constituency watch: Votes from all sections must in this once Brahmin bastion of Thanagazi

Brahmin and Meena communities each have 40,000 votes in the assembly segment that is a part of the Dausa Lok Sabha constituency.
National People’s Party leader Kanti Prasad Meena.(HT File Photo)
National People’s Party leader Kanti Prasad Meena.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Oct 22, 2018 10:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Alwar | ByDevendra Bhardwaj

Gujjars block highway, seek police action on woman’s elopement

The Gujjars alleged that the woman had been kidnapped. The police, however, said that the woman is an adult and was in love with the man.
Members of the Gujjar community block the Sikar-Delhi highway.(HT PHOTO)
Members of the Gujjar community block the Sikar-Delhi highway.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 23, 2018 12:45 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | ByHT Correspondent

Vasundhara Raje’s yatra hits Gujjar, Rebari bump

Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla’s presence in Jodhpur on Sunday may be an indication that new political equations are being forged in Rajasthan.
File photo of Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje.
File photo of Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje.
Updated on Aug 20, 2018 10:10 PM IST
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Gojri: The language that’s spoken but rarely read

Spoken by the Gujjars and Bakerwals of J&K, Gojri, which is not taught at school, continues to be marginal even though its speakers are the third largest ethnic group in the state after the Kashmiris and the Dogras
Nomadic Bakerwals en route to the Mughal Road near Peer ki Gali, some 90 km south of Srinagar in May 12, 2018.The community travels hundreds of miles to graze their cattle in Kashmir.(Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times)
Nomadic Bakerwals en route to the Mughal Road near Peer ki Gali, some 90 km south of Srinagar in May 12, 2018.The community travels hundreds of miles to graze their cattle in Kashmir.(Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jul 28, 2018 09:17 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHilal Mir

Govt approves 1% quota to Gujjars, 4 other communities under MBC

The Rajasthan government on Tuesday approved one per cent reservation to five communities, including Gujjars, under the most backward classes (MBC) category for admission to educational institutions and recruitment in government jobs in the state. With this members of the five castes — Banjara, Gadia-Lohar, Gujjar, Raika/Rebari and Gadaria— are eligible for recruitments held between December 2016 and December 2017, as per an order issued by the department of personnel (DoP).
Gujjars protest for quota in Rajasthan.(HT File Photo)
Gujjars protest for quota in Rajasthan.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jul 03, 2018 10:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By, Jaipur

Rajasthan govt clarifies: Gujjars entitled to 21% OBC reservation

The Rajasthan government clarified on Monday that five castes, including Gujjars, under the most backward classes (MBC) category are also entitled to the 21% quota for OBCs for admission to educational institutions and recruitment in government jobs in the state
The clarification came a day after activists of the Gujjar Aarakshan Sangarh Samiti threatened to protest during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Jaipur rally in Jaipur on July 7.(HT File)
The clarification came a day after activists of the Gujjar Aarakshan Sangarh Samiti threatened to protest during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Jaipur rally in Jaipur on July 7.(HT File)
Updated on Jul 02, 2018 10:53 PM IST
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Gurugramwale: Discover tranquility amid the bustle in Mangar Bani

A rocky past of the region before urbanisation, the Mangar Bani is considered a sacred grove of the city.
Mangar Bani is considered a sacred forest by the villagers who live there. The trees are worshipped and villagers believe cutting down even a branch will invite the wrath of a mystic, Gudariyadas Baba.(HT File Photo)
Mangar Bani is considered a sacred forest by the villagers who live there. The trees are worshipped and villagers believe cutting down even a branch will invite the wrath of a mystic, Gudariyadas Baba.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 01, 2018 02:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByMayank Austen Soofi

Jats in Rajasthan back quota to Gujjars, oppose OBC classification

Gujjars are demanding five per cent reservation from with the OBC quota
A mahapanchayat of Gujjar(HT Photo)
A mahapanchayat of Gujjar(HT Photo)
Updated on May 15, 2018 10:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | ByHT Correspondent

Gujjars call mahapanchayat on May 23 to take final call on quota agitation

The announcement came after a three-hour-long meeting of the community leaders at Adda village in Bharatpur district on Tuesday
Gujjar leader Col Kirori Singh Bainsla at Tuesday’s mahapanchayat in Bharatpur’s Adda village.(HT Photo)
Gujjar leader Col Kirori Singh Bainsla at Tuesday’s mahapanchayat in Bharatpur’s Adda village.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 15, 2018 10:11 PM IST
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