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Surat police forms SIT to probe ‘suicide’ of Patidar leader

September 11, 2020 6:30 pm

In his suicide note, the leader had reportedly held five persons, including Surat city Rander police inspector Laxmansinh Bodana, responsible for his death.

Gujarat Confidential: Emerging Leader

November 25, 2019 12:56 am

After a lull, activist Pravin Ram has again become active in public life for the past couple of months.

Congress leader Hardik Patel slapped at election rally in Gujarat, files complaint

November 13, 2019 3:48 pm

The man who slapped Hardik Patel was detained. The motive behind the act is not immediately known,

Gujarat HC notice to govt on Alpesh Katheriya’s plea

March 28, 2019 7:18 am

Katheriya was arrested on November 19, 2018 but was granted bail in on December 3, 2018. However, the inspector of DCB police station in Surat filed an application in the HC for cancellation of bail “alleging the petitioner violated the conditions on which he was granted bail".

Patidar leader Reshma Patel revolts: Will fight against BJP

March 15, 2019 3:57 am

Disillusioned by the BJP, Reshma has been embarrassing the party for quite some time. On Thursday, she posted a message on social media saying that she will fight against “tanashahi (dictatorial)” mentality of the BJP.

PAAS moves Gujarat HC, says police like Getaspo, stopping people from meeting Hardik Patel

August 30, 2018 5:48 am

The petition, filed by PAAS convener Dilip P Vadodariya, also stated that police were also not allowing supplies of water, milk and other essential commodities to the residential area — Greenwood Society — in Ahmedabad where Hardik is on a fast.

Hardik Patel's indefinite fast: TMC, RJD extend support

August 27, 2018 7:03 am

Among those who visited Hardik included Trinamool leader Dinesh Trivedi who tied a rakhi sent by party chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Most Patidars voted for BJP again, Gujarat has rejected Congress politics of caste

December 19, 2017 9:16 am

The Congress party used derogatory language against the Prime Minister which hurt Gujarati ‘asmita’, or pride.

Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi disapproves of reservation to Patidars

November 05, 2017 3:11 pm

Jitan Ram Manjhi also said population of a community should be the criterion based on which reservation benefit should be granted.

Eye on Patidar vote, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi picks temple visits carefully

September 27, 2017 9:51 am

A decisive vote bank in Gujarat, a large section of the Patidar (or Patel) community is up in arms against the ruling BJP over the reservation issue, and the Congress is wooing the community ahead of the polls.


Hardik Patel produced in court

January 21, 2016 7:53 am

Surat, Jan 21 (ANI): Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader Hardik Patel was taken to the Surat district court early today. Hardik’s advocate Jaswant Wada said that Hardik had written a letter to the people stating the solution lies with the government and if the Patel community stood at a disadvantage, then he would continue the agitation against the Gujarat Government. Surat police had earlier submitted a 44-page chargesheet against Hardik in a case related to blockade of highway near Kamrej last year.