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Minors banned from using mobile phones in Gujarat's Mehsana

Mobile has become an addiction among today's youth more than a necessity. The need has become so excessive that survival without phones seemed almost impossible among them.

Jun 24, 2019, 16:42 PM IST

Bhim Army chief says atrocities on Dalits on rise in Gujarat, warns of agitation

Citing an instance of Dalits being allegedly boycotted by upper caste people in Lohr village in Mehsana district after a youth from the community took out a wedding procession, he said several such incidents have happened in the state.

May 18, 2019, 21:14 PM IST

Patidar group announces bandh in Mehsana on Monday in support of 'sulking' Gujarat Deputy CM Nitin Patel

Hardik Patel on Sunday urged Nitin Patel to quit the BJP along with 10 party MLAs and join the Congress for a "deserving" position.

Dec 30, 2017, 17:53 PM IST

Gujarat Assembly Election Results 2017: Nitin Patel vs Jivabhai Patel in Mehsana – Live updates

Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel is looking to retain his seat in the Mehsana Constituency.

Dec 18, 2017, 07:30 AM IST

Gujarat assembly elections: 49% voter turnout recorded till 2 pm

The second phase of ongoing Gujarat assembly elections has recorded a voter turnout of 49% till 2 pm.

Dec 14, 2017, 11:00 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi visits Umiya Mata temple in Unjha ahead of rally

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today visited the Umiya Mata temple in Unjha town of Mehsana district and offered prayers ahead of his rally.

Dec 21, 2016, 15:22 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi to address rally in Gujarat's Mehsana today; BJP slams Congress VP for attacking PM Modi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi in recent times has upped the ante against the government over demonetisation issue.

Dec 21, 2016, 07:30 AM IST

Is Gujarat rejecting AAP in Assembly elections? Anti-Arvind Kejriwal posters flood Ahmedabad ahead of his visit

Do these anti-Arvind Kejriwal posters signify that Gujarat is rejecting Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)?

Oct 13, 2016, 16:49 PM IST

Hardik Patel gets bail in Visnagar rioting case, not allowed to enter Mehsana for 9 months

The Gujarat High Court also barred Hardik Patel from entering Mehsana for a period of nine months.

Jul 11, 2016, 17:49 PM IST

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.

Apr 19, 2016, 00:52 AM IST

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.

Apr 18, 2016, 17:28 PM IST

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.

Apr 18, 2016, 16:23 PM IST

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Apr 18, 2016, 11:38 AM IST

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.

Apr 17, 2016, 23:27 PM IST

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.

Apr 17, 2016, 19:21 PM IST

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.

Apr 17, 2016, 19:00 PM IST

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.

Apr 17, 2016, 17:11 PM IST

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.

Apr 16, 2016, 17:18 PM IST

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.

Jan 01, 2016, 23:18 PM IST

Local bodies' poll: Sway of independents in Unjha municipality

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

Dec 02, 2015, 21:30 PM IST