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Congress leader Hardik Patel adds ‘Berojgar’ to Twitter handle in response to BJP’s ‘Main Bhi Chowkidar’ campaign
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Congress leader Hardik Patel adds ‘Berojgar’ to Twitter handle in response to BJP’s ‘Main Bhi Chowkidar’ campaign

Hardik Patel Monday prefixed his twitter handle with the word ‘Berojgar (jobless), apparently to mock the BJP's ‘Main Bhi Chowkidar’ campaign on the social media

Priyanka Gandhi's meet with Chandrashekhar Azad not just courtesy call, but strategy of escalation with BSP isn't smart move
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Priyanka Gandhi's meet with Chandrashekhar Azad not just courtesy call, but strategy of escalation with BSP isn't smart move

Priyanka is making a statement – one that Rahul Gandhi, her brother and Congress president, has made before. We are prepared to fly solo, where we must. Trying to bring Azad onside is of a piece with the Congress’s strategy to incorporate young activism-driven leaders – think Jignesh Mevani, Hardik Patel and Alpesh Thakore.

Hardik Patel joining Congress shows his desperation to be relevant in Gujarat politics amid dwindling crowds at rallies
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Hardik Patel joining Congress shows his desperation to be relevant in Gujarat politics amid dwindling crowds at rallies

Hardik Patel had repeatedly insisted he was sworn to his cause and not aligned with any party, until this move to officially join the Congress.

Hardik Patel joins Congress: Patidar leader calls Rahul Gandhi 'honest', accuses Narendra Modi of 'working like dictator'
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Hardik Patel joins Congress: Patidar leader calls Rahul Gandhi 'honest', accuses Narendra Modi of 'working like dictator'

On BJP's charge of dynastic politics in the Congress, Hardik Patel said there was nothing wrong if a politician's son wanted to be join the same field to serve people.

Hardik Patel moves Gujarat HC to stay conviction in 2015 rioting case; Patidar leader was sentenced to 2 years in prison
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Hardik Patel moves Gujarat HC to stay conviction in 2015 rioting case; Patidar leader was sentenced to 2 years in prison

Patidar community leader Hardik Patel on Friday moved the Gujarat High Court to stay his conviction in a 2015 rioting case.

Hardik Patel to join Congress on 12 March in Rahul Gandhi's presence, may contest LS polls from Amreli, Mehsana or Jamnagar
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Hardik Patel to join Congress on 12 March in Rahul Gandhi's presence, may contest LS polls from Amreli, Mehsana or Jamnagar

Hardik Patel, who is facing sedition charges and currently out on bail, had announced he would fight the coming Lok Sabha election from Gujarat.

Patidar leader Hardik Patel set to join Congress on 12 March, will contest Lok Sabha polls from Jamnagar
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Patidar leader Hardik Patel set to join Congress on 12 March, will contest Lok Sabha polls from Jamnagar

The induction of the Patidar leader Hardik Patel will take place in the presence of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi.

Battle for Patidar votes heats up in Gujarat: Narendra Modi unveils multiple projects for Patels; Hardik set to join Congress
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Battle for Patidar votes heats up in Gujarat: Narendra Modi unveils multiple projects for Patels; Hardik set to join Congress

Hardik, who in 2015 led a section of Patidars in a struggle for OBC status that saw him land up in jail, is likely to contest the Lok Sabha election from Jamnagar.

Hardik Patel likely to join Congress on 12 March, may contest Lok Sabha election from Jamnagar constituency
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Hardik Patel likely to join Congress on 12 March, may contest Lok Sabha election from Jamnagar constituency

Patidar leader Hardik Patel is said to join the Congress soon and is likely to contest the Lok Sabha election from Jamnagar constituency in Gujarat, top party sources said on Wednesday.

Youth march in New Delhi today to demand educational, employment opportunities; Hardik Patel to join rally
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Youth march in New Delhi today to demand educational, employment opportunities; Hardik Patel to join rally

Some of the demands include filling up of all government vacancies, creation of more government jobs, stopping the policy of fund cuts and seat cuts and spending 10 percent of the country's GDP on education.

Hardik Patel to contest Lok Sabha election; Congress says negotiations on to rope in Patidar leader
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Hardik Patel to contest Lok Sabha election; Congress says negotiations on to rope in Patidar leader

Although Patel did not specify whether he would join any political party or contest as an Independent, sources in the Congress claimed that he is likely to join the party to fight the polls.

Will the Mamata Banerjee versus Centre battle end up uniting opposition parties against BJP even more?
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Will the Mamata Banerjee versus Centre battle end up uniting opposition parties against BJP even more?

From Rahul Gandhi to Omar Abdullah, from Arvind Kejriwal to Sharad Pawar, the length and breadth of India's regional political forces seem to have latched on to the lucrative pre-poll situation presented by Mamata's protests following a CBI team's visit to question the Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar for his alleged involvement in a chit fund scam.

Surat police arrests Hardik Patel's aide Alpesh Kathiria for 'misbehaving' with traffic cops; PAAS convener released on bail
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Surat police arrests Hardik Patel's aide Alpesh Kathiria for 'misbehaving' with traffic cops; PAAS convener released on bail

Patidar leader Alpesh Kathiria, a close aide of Hardik Patel, was arrested by the Surat city police Friday on the charges of rioting and misbehaving with traffic police. He was later released on bail

Gujarat court frames charges against Hardik Patel, two aides in sedition case; trial likely to begin on 29 January
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Gujarat court frames charges against Hardik Patel, two aides in sedition case; trial likely to begin on 29 January

Sessions judge DP Mahida framed charges under IPC sections 124 (A) (sedition), 120 (B) (criminal conspiracy) and others against Hardik Patel and two others.

In Indore district, BJP is engaged in caste arithmetic to engineer favourable sentiments across nine seats
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In Indore district, BJP is engaged in caste arithmetic to engineer favourable sentiments across nine seats

The challenge for the BJP ahead of the Madhya Pradesh elections is evident. It is going to be tough to accommodate leaders of all castes in Indore district's nine seats, all while ensuring that no rebel candidate surfaces.

Ahmedabad court defers framing of charges against Hardik Patel in sedition case; final hearing on 9 October
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Ahmedabad court defers framing of charges against Hardik Patel in sedition case; final hearing on 9 October

The Patidar quota agitation leader Hardik Patel was present in Ahmedabad Sessions Court on Friday as per the court's June's directive

Hardik Patel ends hunger strike after 19 days, says fight for Patidar quota and farm loan waiver will continue
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Hardik Patel ends hunger strike after 19 days, says fight for Patidar quota and farm loan waiver will continue

Hardik Patel broke the fast by having lemonade from the hands of Patidar community leaders Naresh Patel and CK Patel.

Hardik Patel's indefinite fast enters day 18; Harish Rawat, Prakash Ambedkar extend support
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Hardik Patel's indefinite fast enters day 18; Harish Rawat, Prakash Ambedkar extend support

Senior Congress leader Harish Rawat said that he advised Hardik Patel to end his fast and adopt other means of protest to highlight the issues

Hardik Patel discharged from hospital on 16th day of indefinite fast; heavy police deployment at his house
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Hardik Patel discharged from hospital on 16th day of indefinite fast; heavy police deployment at his house

Hardik Patel launched his indefinite fast on 25 August from his house, demanding reservation in government jobs and education for Patidars and loan waiver for farmers.

Hardik Patel takes fast into 15th day from hospital; Sharad Yadav says fight requires strength after meeting Patidar leader
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Hardik Patel takes fast into 15th day from hospital; Sharad Yadav says fight requires strength after meeting Patidar leader

Hardik Patel, who is on a hunger strike from 25 August, was admitted to a hospital on Friday after his health deteriorated.