Tag Archives: Hardik Patel
  • Determined To Oust BJP From Gujarat: Hardik Patel

    Firebrand Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Sunday asserted that he was determined to work for the defeat of the BJP in the upcoming assembly elections in Gujarat. "I am not working for the victory of the opposition Congress, but am committed to the legitimate rights of my community," Patel said at ..

  • Discussion Between Gujarat Government And PAAS Ends In Whimper

    The much-awaited talks over the vexed Patel reservation issue initiated by the Gujarat government with the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti ended in a whimper, with the former glossing over the key quota issue while promising to consider forming a commission for the welfare of non-reserved castes. "..

  • In A Bid To Mollify Patidar Community, Gujarat Govt Sets Up For Commission For Upper Castes

    The Gujarat government on Wednesday announced setting up of a commission for educational and economic upliftment of the upper castes, a day after holding negotiations with the agitating Patidars seeking reservation in government jobs and academic institutions. The government also announced anothe..

  • Hardik Patel Launches ‘Sankalp Yatra’ With Fanfare

    Gujarat Patidar agitation spearhead Hardik Patel on Thursday launched a three-day 'sankalp yatra' to press for his long-pending demand of reservation to the Patel community in government jobs and educational institutions. Launched from Ahmedabad, the yatra -- comprising a cavalcade of 182 cars --..

  • Congress Main Challenger, No Place For Third Party: Gujarat CM

    The Congress is the BJP's main challenger in Gujarat in the assembly polls later this year and there is no place for a third party including Hardik Patel's outfit, says state Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. The Hardik Patel-led Patidaar Anamat Andolan Samiti has already lost steam, claims the chie..

  • Hardik Patel’s Key Aide Ketan Patel Turns Approver In Sedition Case

    The City Sessions Court, Ahmedabad today pardoned Ketan Patel, a key aide of the Patidar quota agitation spearhead, Hardik Patel, in a sedition case and allowed him to turn approver. Additional Sessions Judge S H Oza granted pardon on the condition that Ketan, who is out on bail, will fully coope..

  • Patidar Quota Leader Hardik Patel Detained

    Patidar agitation spearhead Hardik Patel was detained on Monday evening while on way to Anand in connection with an alleged dacoity and loot incident. As many as 70 policemen detained the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader Hardik Patel, intercepting him on the Ahmedabad-Vadodara Expressw..

  • Hardik Patel Politicise Event Organised To Mark Second Death Anniversary Of 14 Patidars

    On Saturday addressing a massive rally Patidar quota leader Hardik Patel indirectly urged his community members to back Congress in the upcoming Assembly elections in Gujarat. “You may say we do not have an option…but let us do something which makes the Congress have confidence in us…. Tod..

  • MP: Hardik Patel Arrested On His Way To Violence-hit Mandsaur

    Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel was arrested on Tuesday morning in Madhya Pradesh’s Neemuch district while he was on his way to Mandsaur, the epicenter of last week’s violent farmers’ agitation. Patel had announced his decision to visit Mandsaur with his supporters on Monday. "I w..

  • Gujarat OBC Leader Launches ‘I Am A Sad Gujarat’ Yatra To Somnath

    Gujarat OBC leader Alpesh Thakore, who has been trying to mobilise the OBC, SC and ST communities to counter the Patel quota stir launched by Hardik Patel's Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti, on Sunday set out on a "I am a sad Gujarat" yatra from here to Somnath. Set to cover all the 182 assembly con..