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  • BJP spoke of cleaning up Ganga, but banks got cleaned up: Hardik Patel

    Mumbai: The BJP spoke about cleaning up the river Ganga, but during its regime banks have got “cleaned up” instead, Patidar quota agitation leader Hardik Patel said on Thursday. He was speaking at an event organised by the Mumbai unit of the Congress here.

  • Bhopal: Hardik Patel’s rally flops, chaos prevails on stage

    Bhopal: The OBC leader from Gujarat Hardik Patel failed to strike a chord with Patidars from Madhya Pradesh as barely 500 of them turned up for public meeting at Dusshera Maidan, BHEL, on Monday. On Sunday, state president Mahendra Patidar had claimed that one lakh people belonging to OBC will take part in public meeting.

  • Hardik Patel attacks PM Modi

    Kolkata : Patidar quota activist Hardik Patel on Saturday said that the country would see “President’s rule” if the Narendra Modi government manage to remain in power after the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

  • FIR against Hardik Patel for holding roadshow without permission

    Ahmedabad: An FIR was registered today against Patidar quota agitation spearhead Hardik Patel and around 50 of his supporters for holding a roadshow on the city outskirts on December 11 without permission, police said.

  • EVMs can be hacked, as margin between winner and loser very less: Hardik Patel

    Ahmedabad: Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Monday reiterated his doubts over the reliability of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), saying they can be hacked and that was why the margin between the winning and losing candidates in the Gujarat Assembly elections was less in some constituencies.

  • Gujarat Elections 2017: The battle of prestige between BJP and Congress

    Gujarat Assembly elections have become the matter of prestige now for BJP and Congress both. While Rahul Gandhi is seen in a relatively new avatar, BJP leaders, who are trying to sound uber confident on camera, have to accept that this election is going to be tough. The Gujarat Assembly elections have turned from home ground into a battle ground, where PM Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah has lots at

  • PAAS leader Dinesh Bambhania claims ‘fixing’ between Hardik Patel, Congress

    Ahmedabad: Hardik Patel’s key aide and senior member of Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti Dinesh Bambhania has alleged that the quota agitation spearhead’s support to the Congress party smacks of some kind of “fixing” between them. Bambhania yesterday said he could not understand why Patel was supporting the Congress party, despite it not clarifying how it would give reservation to the Patidar community if voted to power.

  • Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017: First phase of polling begins tomorrow, after bitter pre-poll battle

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat goes to the polls tomorrow for the first phase of the assembly election being held in 89 seats of Saurashtra and South Gujarat regions with 977 candidates in the fray. The second phase of the high-stakes election — with the BJP making a bid for a fifth term and the Congress attempting an electoral revival — will be held on December 14.

  • Rahul Gandhi, Congress seniors dash to Gujarat to counter Modi

    New Delhi : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is making an unscheduled 2-day trip to Gujarat from Wednesday from Somnath to counter a false propaganda unleashed by Prime Minister Modi in the poll campaign.

  • Cong declares final list, drops four sitting MLAs

    Ahmedabad : The Congress on Monday released its final list of 14 candidates on the last day of filing of nominations for the second phase of Gujarat polls, leaving two seats for allies and supporting dalit leader Jignesh Mevani who is contesting as an Independent from Vadgam, reports PTI.

  • Hardik Patel bribe bid: Probe sought

    New Delhi : The Congress on Thursday demanded a thorough probe into an attempt made by a top aide of Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani to buy out Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader Hardik Patel who came out in open only a day earlier to back the party in the assembly elections.

  • Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017: Patidar quota 5 complications

    Ahmedabad, Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Wednesday announced his support to the Congress in the Gujarat Assembly election after it reached an understanding with him by promising job quotas to the agitating Patel community if it comes to power.

  • Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Hardik Patel, Congress bite more than they can chew

    Gandhinagar: Hardik Patel, the convenor of Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS), on Wednesday accepted the Congress quota formula, leaving the BJP fulminating and two key Patidar stakeholders non-committal. The development came even as Congress rebel Shankersinh Vaghela released a list of 69 candidates.