Gujjar community of the Indian state of Rajasthan achieves a compromise recognition as a special category of Other Backward Class in the state's affirmative action program, comparable to the status of Banjaras and Rabaris.
The government of the Indian state of Rajasthan meets with leaders of the Gujjar community after two weeks of protests over the reservation system. 2008-06-9 (Context: Gujjar, Rajasthan, reservations)
Thirty-three people are killed and 15 injured as a bus falls 65 feet into the river in Rajasthan, Western India. 2017-12-23 (Context: Rajasthan)
Temperatures soar to a record 51 C in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The heatwave has claimed 300 lives since April 2016. 2016-05-20 (Context: Rajasthan)
Jat protesters reach an agreement with the Indian government on increased reservations similar to those authorized for economically disadvantaged lower castes. Authorities say at least 19 people have been killed in the three-day demonstrations. Protest leaders call for reopening blockaded roads in the northern state of Haryana. Water restrictions, implemented after protesters damaged the water station's New Dehli feed, remain in effect while engineers repair the equipment. 2016-02-22 (Context: reservations)
According to Indian Police, at least one person is killed and up to 20 people injured during, what became violent, protests by the Jat agricultural community in Rohtak, India, for a 10 percent increase in the number of their caste quota (affirmative action). 2016-02-19 (Context: reservations)