Patel bandh call gets poor response, minister's unoccupied house torched

A Gujarat bandh called by the Patel community on Monday received lukewarm response with life remaining normal across the State, including in Mehsana town, which saw clashes between the Patidars and police on Sunday.

Patel agitation: As it happened on Monday

A bandh call has been given by Patel protesters for Monday, for the entire state of Gujarat to protest against Sunday's police action.

Patel quota violence: Youth commits suicide in Surat

A 27-year-old Patel youth, who was actively involved in the quota agitation here ended his life allegedly by consuming poisonous substance "out of shock" upon learning about the police action against Patel quota leaders in Mehsana, claim Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leaders.

Gujarat burns with Patidar quota agitation once again; protest turns violent

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Security stepped up in Gujarat amid Patels' 'bandh' call on Monday

 In view of the violence that erupted in parts of Gujarat on Sunday following a massive Patel community rally in Mehsana and tomorrow's 'Gujarat Bandh' call given by some Patel organisations, the state government today deployed Rapid Action Force (RAF) in Ahmedabad, Mehsana and Surat and stepped up security in others places.

Rajnath Singh speaks to Gujarat CM as Patel protest turns violent, curfew imposed in Mehsana

Rajnath Singh speaks to Gujarat CM as Patel protest turns violent, curfew imposed in Mehsana

Rajnath Singh spoke to Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel hours after pro-reservation Patidars (Patels) turned violent in Gujarat's Mehsana town.

As Patel quota agitation turns violent, Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel urges people to 'maintain peace and harmony'

Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel on Sunday appealed to people to maintain peace and harmony in the state.

Patel quota stir turns violent, curfew clamped in Mehsana; Gujarat CM urges people to maintain peace

Patel quota stir turns violent, curfew clamped in Mehsana; Gujarat CM urges people to maintain peace

A massive rally of the Patel community at Mehsana town in Gujarat demanding reservation and release of their jailed leaders on Sunday turned violent.

Patels to court arrest on Sunday in 2nd phase of quota stir

Patels to court arrest on Sunday in 2nd phase of quota stir

Agitators under the banner of Sardar Patel Group with the support of Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) will gather in Mehsana to form a human chain.

1000 Patel students to boycott schools for leaders' release

Parents of over 1,000 students here today threatened that they will not send their wards to primary and secondary schools until their community leaders, including quota spearhead Hardik Patel, are released from jail.

Local bodies' poll: Sway of independents in Unjha municipality

Unjha, known for its spices, had been a BJP stronghold for the last two decades.

Gozaria town in Mehsana boycotts panchayat polls

All polling booths in Gozaria town of Mehsana district on Sunday wore a deserted look as locals boycotted the district and taluka panchayat elections.

Quota agitation leader Lalji Patel receives threat call

 Convener of Sardar Patel Group (SPG) Lalji Patel who initiated the quota agitation for the Patel community on Wednesday received a threat call being warned of dire consequences if he does not withdraw the movement, police said.

Quota agitation leader Lalji Patel receives threat call

 Convener of Sardar Patel Group (SPG) Lalji Patel who initiated the quota agitation for the Patel community on Wednesday received a threat call being warned of dire consequences if he does not withdraw the movement, police said.

Mobile internet ban lifted in Gujarat but curb still on in Mehsana

The mobile internet ban, in force since yesterday in the wake of sporadic violence following the arrest of Patel reservation stir leader Hardik Patel, was lifted on Sunday across Gujarat as the situation stayed peaceful, but continued in Mehsana district, considered the hotbed of the agitation.

Zee News: Watch - Afternoon Headlines

Here are the updates and happenings in the country this afternoon:

-Gujarat: Violence gets under control. Curfew in Mehsana’s Kalol. PM Modi appeals for peace.

Gujarat floods: Congress demands Rs 2,000 crore package

The opposition Congress on Tuesday demanded that the Gujarat government should conduct a detailed survey of flood-hit north Gujarat region and announce a special package of Rs 2,000 crore for the affected region.

FIR against company of Vaghela's MLA son in cheating case

An FIR has been filed against Congress MLA Mahendrasinh Vaghela's company Digvijay Paper Mills and nine other firms for alleged evasion of Rs 21.71 lakh Value Added Tax by forging documents, police said today.

Mild tremor felt in Northern Gujarat; no damage reported

An earthquake measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale was felt in various parts of North Gujarat's Mehsana, Sabarkantha and Banaskantha districts.

Five killed in wall collapse in Mehsana

Five persons, including two women, were killed and two injured as a wall of an old house collapsed at Bhatasan village of Kadi tehsil Tuesday.