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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

Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017: No quota cap mentioned in Constitution, says Hardik Patel

Hardik Patel on Tuesday said the Indian Constitution did not limit reservation in employment and education for certain categories to 50 percent.

Nov 28, 2017, 19:51 PM IST

Patidar organisations dub Hardik Patel's reservation demand as 'misleading'

Six social organisations of the Patidar community have slammed Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) convenor Hardik Patel's demand seeking reservation for Patidars under the OBC category.

Nov 02, 2017, 08:26 AM IST

Ahead of Hardik Patel's Nov 3 deadline, Congress-PAAS meet on Patel quota today

Hardik Patel had threatened to disrupt Rahul Gandhi’s November 3 rally in Surat if the party fails to clear its stand on reservation for Patels in the OBC category.

Oct 30, 2017, 08:54 AM IST

Gujarat court issues non-bailable warrant against Hardik Patel

A Gujarat court on Wednesday issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against quota agitation spearhead Hardik Patel after he failed to appear before it for the second consecutive time for a hearing. 

Oct 25, 2017, 19:11 PM IST

Want to defeat BJP in Gujarat, awaiting Congress' response: Hardik Patel

Hardik Patel, who had spearheaded the Patel quota agitation in Gujarat, is rumoured to have 'secretly' met Rahul Gandhi at a hotel in Ahmedabad yesterday.

Oct 24, 2017, 11:38 AM IST

Patidars protest against BJP Yuva Morcha event, torch buses in Surat; Hardik Patel threatens agitation

Tension gripped Gujarat's Surat on Monday after members of the Patidar community allegedly set two buses on fire in the city. 

Sep 13, 2017, 00:11 AM IST

Madhya Pradesh: 'Push for digital payment among reasons behind farmers stir'

The electricity distribution company in the region has been snapping power supply to farmers if they fail to pay the monthly bills instantly.

Jun 09, 2017, 13:27 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal meets Patidar agitator families, labels BJP oppressive

Amid the ongoing Patidar agitation in Gujarat, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal visited the families of deceased Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) pro-reservationists Girish and Siddharth and asked the Gujarat government to severely punish the politician who gave shooting orders to the police.

Oct 16, 2016, 09:35 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal ups ante in Gujarat, meets patidar victims, non-commital about quotas

Kejriwal's visit to the state, although not his first, is expected to give a huge boost to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) members in the state ahead of the polls. 

Oct 14, 2016, 18:28 PM IST

BJP Parliamentary Board to decide on Anandiben Patel's successor on Wednesday?

BJP central leaders are arriving in Ahmedabad in Gujarat on Wednesday to assess the ground situation and to find the successor of Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel.

Aug 02, 2016, 21:20 PM IST

Gujarat govt to withdraw 90% cases related to Patidar agitation

A review committee headed by Chief Minister Anandiben Patel discussed the matter "sympathetically" after repeated appeals to get the cases withdrawn.

Jul 31, 2016, 20:27 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

Police, Patidar community clash in Mehsana, curfew imposed

The Patidar community on Sunday held demonstrations in various parts of the state demanding release of their leader Hardik Patel from the jail.

Apr 17, 2016, 15:14 PM IST

Hardik Patel's call interception: Gujarat HC asks govt to file affidavit

Crime Branch had on October 21 registered an FIR against Hardik and his aides Chirag Patel, Ketan Patel, Dinesh Bambhaniya, Alpesh Kathiria and Amrish Patel on charges of sedition and waging war against the government.

Dec 08, 2015, 21:52 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

Hardik moves HC against interception of phone calls by cops

Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel on Thursday moved the Gujarat High Court.

Oct 29, 2015, 23:05 PM IST

Sikhs, Patels protest against PM Narendra Modi at UN headquarters

 A group of Sikhs and the Patidar community supporters have demonstrated outside the UN headquarters here, coinciding with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech on Sustainable Development at a special UN summit.

Sep 26, 2015, 10:54 AM IST