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Hardik Patel meets Muslim community in Godhra, says not joining any political party

In response to PAAS members Varun Patel and Reshma Patel joining BJP on Saturday, Patel said, "People are with issues which we are fighting for the community not with the persons associated with it, people may come and go but fight will continue."

As Patidars clash with police -- arrests, curfew, curbs on Internet

Police claimed they resorted to lathicharge only after some persons started throwing stones at the police vehicles, Lalji Patel alleged that Patel agitators were targeted without any provocation.


Jail Bharo Andolan: Violence in Mehsana - BJP, Congress blame each other

Hitting out the government, Congress Legislature Party leader Shankarsinh Vaghela said “If the government wants to establish peace, it should voluntarily withdraw cases of sedition.”

Hardik Patel writes to CM, threatens second round of stir

The 22-year-old, who is facing sedition charges, asked the CM to expedite the process to release him as well as other jailed quota leaders.

Hardik Patel rules out possibility of compromise with Gujarat government

On Monday, Ahmedabad crime branch submitted charge sheet against Hardik and three others in the sedition case.

Patidar community plans protest during PM Modi’s UK visit, write to Cameron

PM Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit the UK between November 12 and November 14 before leaving for Turkey to attend the G-20 summit.


Key Patel groups in US supports Narendra Modi, but another plans protest

The Prime Minister is scheduled to visit the US between September 23 and 28, and he is also expected to speak at the United Nations.

Patidar agitation: Caste conflict threatening law & order in state, says Gujarat minister

Gujarat’s Minister of State for Home Rajnikant Patel was the first minister targeted by the mob when his residence was torched in Mehsana city on the night of August 25.

Inquiry reveals ‘excessive’ force used on Patel protesters

The report was submitted before the single bench of Gujarat High Court which had ordered an investigation following a petition against police atrocities by Virat Popat, a lawyer.

After Patels, Haryana Jats to launch agitation for reservation

The previous Hooda government had in 2013 accorded special backward class status to Jats. However, the decision was stayed by the Punjab and Haryana High Court last month.

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Patel quota stir turns violent; curfew imposed, internet services suspended

Curfew was imposed in Gujarat’s Mehsana town after a massive rally of the Patel community demanding reservation and release of their jailed leaders on Sunday turned violent.