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08-Apr-2018 Sagar (Madhya Pradesh)

Supported Jyotiraditya's CM candidature as he is young : Hardik Patel

Gujarat's Patidar agitation leader Hardik Patel on Sunday said he had supported the candidature of Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia due to the fact he is young."We want the youths to come forward. I mentioned Scindia's name since he is young. All I said was...

19-Feb-2018 Bhopal

Don't need certificate from those into divisive politics : Hardik Patel

Gujarat's Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Monday said that he didn't want a certificate on patriotism from those who were pursuing divisive politics in the country."All types of things have been said about my Bhopal visit -- that it will promote casteism. If talking...

19-Feb-2018 Bhopal

Hardik Patel may campaign for MP polls

Gujarat's Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Monday dropped hints that he may campaign for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections to be held later this year and also stated his intent to work for the youth and farmers.The Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader...

10-Feb-2018 Kolkata

Modi's return to power will result in 'President's rule': Hardik Patel

Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Gujarat's firebrand Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Saturday said there would be "President's rule" if Modi comes back to power after the 2019 General Elections.He also called for a unity of non-BJP parties to fight...

09-Feb-2018 Kolkata

Hardik Patel meets Mamata Banerjee, says asked to join Trinamool

Gujarat's firebrand Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Friday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and said he was asked to join her Trinamool Congress."She openly offered me to join Trinamool Congress," Patel said after meeting Banerjee at the state Secretariat...

14-Dec-2017 Ahmedabad

Congress likely to get around 100 seats : Hardik Patel

Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Thursday said the ruling BJP was set to lose the Gujarat assembly elections, and that the Congress was likely to get around 100 seats in the 182-member house."Official files have already started disappearing from the state Secretariat,"...

11-Dec-2017 Ahmedabad

Hardik's rally parallel to Modi clocks 52,800 Facebook Live views

In an election rally in BJP bastion Ahmedabad on Monday night that fetched a record 52,800 Facebook Live views, firebrand Patidar leader Hardik Patel once again exhorted the people to throw out the BJP from power."I am nobody here to say who to vote for...

10-Dec-2017 Amreli (Gujarat)

Rural-urban divide over Hardik Patel among Patidar youth

Patidars, whose movement for job reservation has created a stir in Gujarat in the last few years, are a divided lot with youth in the rural areas appearing to be providing strong support to their leader Hardik Patil, while those in urban areas may not be that...

28-Nov-2017 Ahmedabad

No quota cap mentioned in Constitution : Hardik Patel

Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader Hardik Patel on Tuesday said the Indian Constitution did not limit reservation in employment and education for certain categories to 50 per cent."Only the Supreme Court has capped the reservation at 50 per cent through...

22-Nov-2017 Ahmedabad

Congress finally seals deal with Hardik Patel

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.Hardik Patel made the much-awaited...

22-Nov-2017 Ahmedabad

Congress has given quota formula : Hardik Patel

Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Wednesday announced that his Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) was formally accepting the formula advanced by the Congress party to give job quotas to the community under the OBC category."The Congress has accepted our demand...

21-Nov-2017 Gandhinagar

Logjam over Botad seat between PAAS, Congress

Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Tuesday called off a press conference after differences cropped up between his Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) and the Congress over the Botad assembly constituency.After a meeting with PAAS leaders and agreeing on the reservation...

06-Nov-2017 Gandhinagar (Gujarat)

Hardik Patel refuses police security, says BJP wants to keep tabs on him

Patidar leader Hardik Patel has refused police protection provided by the Gujarat government, which he alleged was a ploy by the ruling BJP to spy on him.Hardik Patel feels the BJP government wants to spy on him in the guise of security and mark his each and...

03-Nov-2017 Ahmedabad

3,500 VVPAT machines fail in EC test in Gujarat : Hardik Patel

Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Friday said that over 3,500 VVPAT machines had "failed" in the first level test of the Election Commission, and alleged that the ruling BJP would indulge in "fraud" in the upcoming Gujarat elections."Over 3,550 VVPAT machines failed...

03-Nov-2017 Surat

Hardik Patel to inaugurate movie on him, Patidar agitation

Patidar leader Hardik Patel will inaugurate here on Friday a movie, 'Hammein Haq Chahiye, Haq Se', focussing on him and the Patidar agitation in Gujarat.The Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti, of which Patel is the Convener, said he would inaugurate the film at Navjeevan...

17-May-2017 Ahmedabad

BJP may hardly reach half-way mark in Gujarat : Hardik Patel

Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Wednesday said the ruling BJP in Gujarat will win only around 80 seats in the forthcoming assembly elections."The youth, women, Dalits, tribals, Patels and farmers are up against the BJP this time," he told the media.He said the...

09-Feb-2017 Surat (Gujarat)

Hardik Patel says no plans to join Shiv Sena

Gujarat Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Thursday reiterated that he had not joined any political party and would prefer to remain the face of the Patel community's agitation for reservation in government jobs and educational institutions under the OBC quota.He...

07-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Uddhav Thackeray embraces BJP-baiter Hardik Patel

Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday extended a warm welcome to Gujarat Patidar leader Hardik Patel, a staunch opponent of the Bharatiya Janata Party.Patel, 24, who arrived in Mumbai late on Monday night, claimed there was no political agenda and...

23-Dec-2016 Jaipur

Hardik Patel arrested in Jaipur

Patidar leader Hardev Patel was on Friday arrested here and he tweeted that a police officer told him that this was done because of danger to his life.Patel said he was arrested on landing at the Jaipur airport."Jaipur Police cited threats to my life as the...

24-Jul-2016 Ahmedabad

Being kept under house arrest in Rajasthan's Udaipur: Hardik Patel

Patel reservation stir leader Hardik Patel on Sunday alleged that the BJP governments in Gujarat and Rajasthan wanted to nail him down to a virtual house arrest in Udaipur.Hardik, convenor of the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti, told an Ahmedabad-based Gujarati...

16-Jul-2016 Ahmedabad

Celebrations continue, Hardik Patel leaves Gujarat on Sunday

Celebrations continued on Saturday on day two of the release of Patidar quota leader Hardik Patel as his cavalcade toured Gujarat.Hardik Patel is scheduled to remain out of Gujarat for six months starting from Sunday in line with a condition imposed by the Gujarat...

15-Jul-2016 Surat

Hardik Patel out of jail, gets hero's welcome

Patidar leader Hardik Patel emerged from the Lajpore Jail here on Friday after over nine months to a hero’s welcome by hundreds of supporters, some holding posters that read "Gabbar is Back".Patel was released after the Gujarat High Court granted him bail in...

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