Patel quota row

Mamata Banerjee sends rakhee To Hardik Patel, conveys support for his fast

Leaders from other opposition parties too visited Hardik Patel to show solidarity.

Aug 26, 2018, 21:18 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

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

Ahmedabad violence: Hardik Patel to depose in case against police on April 18

 A magistrate's court here on Wednesday set April 18 as the date for deposition of Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel as a witness against the police personnel accused of excesses on members of Patel community.

Mar 24, 2016, 02:11 AM IST

Patel quota row: Man commits suicide in support of agitation in Gujarat

A man belonging to the Patel community, which has been agitating for reservation under OBC category, allegedly committed suicide here on Friday saying he had taken the extreme step for supporting the ongoing stir, police said.

Sep 26, 2015, 22:35 PM IST

Report on custodial death during Patel agitation given to HC

A magistrate on Friday submitted a report of inquiry into the custodial death of Swetang Patel, a 32-year-old man picked up by the police during the agitation of the Patel community for reservation, to the Gujarat High Court.

Sep 04, 2015, 21:54 PM IST

Chinese daily questions 'Gujarat model' of development

A state-run Chinese newspaper has used the opportunity of recent violence during the Patels' reservation agitation in Gujarat to question the "Gujarat model" of development.

Sep 02, 2015, 21:01 PM IST

Swetang's funeral held amid tight security

Amid tight security, the funeral of a 32-year-old man from Patel community, who allegedly died in custody after being caught by police during the quota violence, was held here on Sunday.

Aug 30, 2015, 13:55 PM IST