Hardik Patel

Hardik Patel had grudge against govt so tried to incite: Govt lawyer

The Gujarat government today opposed the bail plea of Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel, saying he sought to spread disorder out of a "grudge" against the state government.

Hardik Patel calls for stir against donations to schools, colleges

Slamming the Gujarat government for "commercialisation of education", jailed Patel quota stir leader Hardik Patel has called for a peaceful mass movement against schools and colleges demanding donation for admitting the stude

Patidar quota agitation: Hardik Patel to be produced in court for insulting tricolour

Patidar quota agitation leader Hardik Patel will on Thursday be produced in a local court in Rajkot for allegedly insulting the national flag.

Quota issue to dominate run up to Gujarat assembly polls

The demand for quota by Patidars is likely to be a key issue in run up to Gujarat Assembly polls next year...

Will study EBC quota before arriving at compromise: Hardik Patel

A day after Gujarat government announced 10 per cent reservation for the economically backward among upper castes, jailed Patidar quota agitation leader Hardik Patel today said he will study the decision before reaching a com

Gujarat announces 10% quota for economically backward classes to placate agitating Patels

The BJP had suffered heavy losses in the rural local bodies polls recently, which were blamed on the Patel quota stir.

With Hardik Patel in jail, no one turned up for his party’s protest march

The absence of Hardik and five of his key associates has deflected the protest to more immediate issues such as withdrawal of the cases against them, and led to emergence of different power centres.

Gujarat: Patel rally in Mehsana turns violent, Lalji Patel injured

A massive rally of the Patel community at Mehsana town in Gujarat demanding reservation and release of their jailed leaders today turned violent as police used lathicharge...

Ahmedabad sedition case: Hardik Patel’s bail plea adjourned until Feburary 15

A sessions court here today adjourned till February 15 the hearing on a bail application filed by quota agitation leader Hardik Patel, booked for sedition, as the investigating officer (IO) in the case failed to file a reply

Gujarat govt trying to resolve issue of Hardik Patel quota stir: Gujarat Minister

A day after jailed 22-year-old leader Hardik Patel threatened to start second round of quota stir, Gujarat Minister Rajni Patel today said the state government is trying to arrive at a compromise formula with the help of vari

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.

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Gujarat HC’s observation on Patidar reservation highlights exactly what is wrong with the quota Raj

Reservation review: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s view echoes in Gujarat HC’s Hardik Patel order

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat pitching for review of reservation may or may not have cost the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) heavily in the Bihar assembly elections, but this issue is certainly not going

Hardik Patel’s mother, sister detained during Gujarat CM’s rally

The police in Viramgam in the district today 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 Minist

Police oppose bail pleas of Hardik Patel, his aides

The city police today 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 activit


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