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Patel Quota Stir

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

Fix responsibility for loss of life, assets during protests: Supreme Court

SC favoured criminal action against leaders of such organisations or political parties, whose members would indulge in destruction of public or private properties.

Nov 28, 2017, 22:54 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

Hardik Patel lists 27 demands before CM Anandiben Patel for truce on Patel quota stir

Hardik is at present lodged in Surat's Lajpore jail, while his three key aides are lodged in Ahmedabad's Sabarmati jail.

Mar 08, 2016, 17:28 PM IST

Quota stir: Court reserves order on Hardik Patel's bail application

Additional sessions judge N G Dave is likely to pronounce the order on March 8.

Mar 04, 2016, 23:22 PM IST

SC expresses concern over loss of public property, says country can't be held to ransom by agitations

Taking a tough stand on the agitations which cause huge problems to the common man, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress or any organisation can be held accountable for damage to property during unrest.

Feb 24, 2016, 11:16 AM IST

Fasting Hardik Patel admitted to hospital

The 22-year-old, who launched his indefinite fast in Lajpore Jail here, was late last night shifted to the prison ward of Civil Hospital where he is fine now.

Feb 20, 2016, 16:41 PM IST

Quota stir: Hardik Patel launches indefinite hunger strike in Surat's Lajpore Jail

Patel quota stir spearhead Hardik Patel today launched an indefinite hunger strike at the Lajpore Jail in Surat, where he is lodged since September in two sedition cases, demanding reservation to his community in Government jobs and education under OBC category.

Feb 18, 2016, 23:46 PM IST

Was offered Rs 1,200 cr, plum position to withdraw quota stir, Hardik alleges

The large-scale protests by Patidars had triggered violence in many parts of the state, culminating in the arrest of Hardik and his aides under the charge of sedition.

Feb 12, 2016, 23:41 PM IST

Patel reservation agitation: 2,700-page chargesheet filed against Hardik Patel

The Gujarat Police Crime Branch on Monday slapped a 2,700-page chargesheet against Patel reservation agitation spearhead Hardik Patel and three of his supporters.

Jan 18, 2016, 21:56 PM IST

Will resume quota stir after coming out of jail: Hardik Patel

Patel quota stir spearhead Hardik Patel, who is behind bars in two sedition cases, today said he will resume the agitation after he is released from jail and not even Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel can stall the protest.

Jan 11, 2016, 20:58 PM IST

Quota agitation leader Hardik Patel's mother, sister detained

The police in Viramgam in the district on Thursday briefly detained the Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel's mother Ushaben and his sister Monica along with six other women as they gathered to stage a protest at Chief Minister Anandiben Patel's election rally.

Nov 26, 2015, 20:36 PM IST

Police oppose bail pleas of Hardik Patel, his aides

The city police on Thursday opposed the bail applications filed by Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel and his two aides, arrested in a case of alleged sedition claiming that the accused may resort to similar unlawful activities if they are released.

Nov 26, 2015, 20:14 PM IST

Sedition case: Hardik Patel's voice spectrography test positive

Patel quota stir leader Hardik Patel's voice samples have matched with the voice in the intercepted calls, an official of Forensic Science Laboratory at Gandhinagar said on Wednesday.

Nov 25, 2015, 16:55 PM IST

Free from Surat, Hardik Patel in Ahmedabad police net

Firebrand Patel community leader Hardik Patel was on Friday arrested again here on sedition charges after a court rejected a plea for his further remand by Surat police. The Gujarat High Court meanwhile withheld till Tuesday its verdict on a petition challenging allegations against him.

Oct 23, 2015, 19:27 PM IST

'We were arrested for Hardik, but he didn't help us'

 Nine youths on Friday accused Patel quota stir leader Hardik Patel of not extending any help to them, when they were arrested here for protesting against the leader's arrest in Surat last month.

Oct 09, 2015, 23:41 PM IST

Gujarat Election Commission postpones local body polls in the state

Gujarat State Election Commission has announced postponement of polls to various local bodies in the state, citing law and order situation as a reason.

Oct 04, 2015, 17:43 PM IST

Solve Patel stir through dialogue: Shiv Sena

Linking RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's call for a review of the reservation policy with the Patel quota stir, Shiv Sena on Friday said the BJP government in Gujarat as well as Prime Minister Narendra Modi would have to face "consequences" if a solution is not found to the issue by having a re-look at the quota system.

Sep 25, 2015, 15:20 PM IST

Gujarat CM announces package for EBC, scheme for students across castes

The ongoing Patel quota stir in Gujarat on Thursday prompted the state government to announce a package for the economically backward category (EBC) irrespective of caste including scholarship for students and age limit relaxation for its jobs.

Sep 25, 2015, 00:20 AM IST

Gujarat quota stir: 'Missing' Hardik Patel surfaces after mysterious disappearance

Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel, who went 'missing' after giving a slip to police yesterday, today surfaced under mysterious circumstances at a highway passing from Dhrangadhra town in Surendranagar district of Gujarat, claiming that he was abducted.

Sep 23, 2015, 09:16 AM IST