Articles about Patidar Community
19 Apr 2019
Man slaps 'Hitler' Hardik Patel at rally, explains his act
In an unprecedented incident, a man slapped Congress leader Hardik Patel at a rally in Sundernagar in Gujarat, on Friday.
03 Sep 2018
Hardik Patel's will: Parents, protesters and 'gaushala' named as inheritors
Patidar leader Hardik Patel, whose hunger strike entered ninth day on Sunday, said he has prepared his will, anticipating he would die early.
25 Aug 2018
Gujarat: Hardik Patel begins indefinite fast for Patidar quota
Patidar leader Hardik Patel began an indefinite fast at his sprawling farmhouse in Gujarat's Ahmedabad today to press for quota for the community after the Gujarat government refused permission for various protest venues he had sought.
25 Jul 2018
2015 riots: Hardik Patel sentenced to 2 years in prison
Hardik Patel was sentenced to two years in prison by a Gujarat court in connection to the 2015 riots during the Patel quota movement.
10 Feb 2018
Mamata Banerjee to Hardik Patel: Join Trinamool Congress
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee recently met Hardik Patel, Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti's convener, at the State Secretariat and urged him to join Trinamool Congress.
22 Dec 2017
Karnataka: Can the Lingayat movement be compared with Patidar agitation?
After the Gujarat battle, focus has now shifted to the Karnataka Assembly elections to be held in early 2018. This is Congress's largest remaining bastion.
18 Dec 2017
#IndiaDecidesOn18th: What's behind BJP's diminished vote-share?
The BJP is all set to win Gujarat with a lead in about 99 seats (2pm).
17 Dec 2017
#IndiaDecidesOn18: Gujarat elections- Five key battles to watch out for
It's a prestige battle for the BJP as it attempts to retain control of Gujarat, PM Narendra Modi's home state, in the assembly elections.
11 Dec 2017
Gujarat Polls: Modi, Rahul Gandhi denied permission to hold roadshows
With the second phase of the Gujarat polls coming up, PM Narendra Modi and Congress VP Rahul Gandhi have hit the campaign trail with a vengeance.
07 Dec 2017
Gujarat polls: Hardik Patel sex-CDs Part III go viral
Apart from Hardik's capacity to draw massive crowd at rallies, his purported sex-CDs continue to provide him sensational coverage.
07 Dec 2017
Gujarat polls: Centre unveils Rs. 8,500cr export sops
Ahead of Gujarat polls, Congress has mobilized its alliance with Patidars and Dalits, promised sops for farmers and enticed small traders who are upset about GST.
04 Dec 2017
Gujarat Elections: Congress manifesto promises relief to farmers; Patidar quotas
Congress released its manifesto for the upcoming Gujarat elections. The 182-member Assembly will go to polls on December 9 and 14. Ashok Gehlot and Bharatsinh Vaghela released it in Ahmedabad.
22 Nov 2017
Gujarat elections: After weeks of drama, Hardik Patel backs Congress
After weeks of dilly-dallying over seat distribution and quota negotiations, Patidar leader Hardik Patel has announced his tie-up with Congress for the upcoming Gujarat elections.
21 Nov 2017
Gujarat Elections: Why is Congress adhering to Hardik Patel's demands?
Hardik Patel and Congress have been involved in some hard-nosed negotiations for the upcoming Gujarat elections.
20 Nov 2017
Gujarat elections: Congress-Patidars agree on quotas, clash over seat-sharing
In a dramatic turn of events, after weeks of uncertainty, Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) and Congress reached an agreement on quotas but disagreed on seat-sharing.
19 Nov 2017
Hardik gives Congress 24 hours to decide on reservation, seats
After initially expressing satisfaction with the options set forth by the Congress, Patidar quota leader Hardik Patel has now retracted his stand.
17 Nov 2017
Maker of Hardik Patel's sex CDs was his own associate!
Hardik Patel's sex CDs that have Gujarat in a tizzy ahead of the elections were allegedly prepared by Surat resident, Vipul Mendarpara.
16 Nov 2017
Hardik Patel says BJP would trap him in sexual-harassment case
Patidar leader Hardik Patel has now claimed that some IAS/IPS officers threatened him to end the quota agitation or else, to malign his image, his sex-CDs would be released.
16 Nov 2017
Gujarat Elections: Congress to field eight candidates recommended by Hardik
For upcoming Gujarat elections, Congress and Patidar leader Hardik Patel have finally landed on the same page.
31 Oct 2017
Gujarat: Congress accepts 4 of 5 demands of Hardik's faction
Gujarat Congress and Hardik Patel's Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) met to discuss the possibility of an alliance for the Assembly elections.
29 Oct 2017
Hardik threatens Congress: Announce Patidar reservation plan or face consequences!
As Congress woos Patidar leader Hardik Patel for the upcoming Gujarat elections, apparently he has decided to play hard to get.
27 Oct 2017
Narendra Patel releases purported audio clip "proving" BJP's bribery
Patidar leader Narendra Patel, who accused BJP of trying to "buy" him, has circulated a purported telephonic conversation with BJP's Varun Patel.
26 Oct 2017
Arrest warrant against Hardik Patel in vandalism case cancelled
A day after issuing an arrest warrant against Hardik Patel in a vandalism case, the Visnagar sessions court has cancelled it.
25 Oct 2017
Non-bailable warrant issued against Patidar leader Hardik Patel
As Patidar leader Hardik Patel fights BJP for poaching his supporters and flirts with the Congress, his problems increased after a local court in Visanagar, Gujarat issued a non-bailable warrant against him and some other leaders of his party.
23 Oct 2017
Patidar Narendra Patel: Was offered Rs. 1cr to join BJP
Hours after Patidar leader Narendra Patel announced his decision to join BJP, in a late-night press conference, he changed his tunes and alleged that he was offered Rs. 1cr for switching to the BJP.