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.
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.
Gujarat Congress threatens to observe day-long fast in solidarity with Hardik Patel, doesn't mention quota demand
The Gujarat Congress on Thursday announced that it would observe a 24-hour fast on Friday in support of Hardik Patel if the state government did not begin talks with the Patidar leader.
Hardik Patel gives up water on 13th day of hunger strike as Patidar leader's 'ultimatum' to Gujarat govt expires
Patidar agitation spearhead Hardik Patel, who is on an indefinite fast since 25 August, on Thursday night gave up taking water to press for the demand for reservations for his community and loan waiver for farmers.
BJP may lose 30-40 seats in 2019 Lok Sabha polls but NDA will return to power, says Union minister Ramdas Athawale
Athawale warned that if the Patidar stir is not resolved in time it could cost the BJP two to three Lok Sabha seats in Gujarat in next year's elections.
Hardik Patel begins indefinite fast to seek Patidar quota; Arvind Kejriwal, Mamata Banerjee may extend support
Hardik Patel began an indefinite fast at his sprawling farmhouse on Saturday to press for quota for the community
BRTS buses set ablaze, bus stands vandalised in Surat after arrest of Hardik Patel's aide, Alpesh Kathiriya, in old sedition case
Tension gripped Gujarat's Surat city as mobs set ablaze a BRTS bus and vandalised a bus stand on Sunday night, apparently in protest against the arrest of Patidar quota agitation leader Alpesh Kathiriya, a close aide of Hardik Patel, by the Ahmedabad Crime Branch in an old sedition case.
Gujarat Congress writes to Vijay Rupani, seeks special Assembly session to discuss Patidar quota agitation
Congress has written a letter to Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani, calling for a special session of the Assembly to discuss a host of issues.
Hardik Patel seeks to revive quota agitation, appeals Patidar community to support him to continue fight
Seeking to revive the agitation for OBC quota, Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) convener Hardik Patel appealed the Patidar community to support him to continue the fight.
Hardik Patel extends 'full support' to Gujjar community's demand for 5% OBC reservation in Rajasthan
Gujarat Patidar leader Hardik Patel announced his full support for the agitation called by the Gujjar community to press for their demand of 5 percent reservation within the 21 percent reservation for OBCs
Karnataka polls: Siddaramaiah goes quiet on caste and reservation, but it may be too little too late
Siddaramaiah may yet walk away with a comfortable majority if he is lucky, but the reports of depleting support for the Congress are not good
Man throws ink at Hardik Patel, arrested; accused says Patidar leader fooled people for his own benefit
A man was arrested on Saturday after he threw ink at Gujarat's Patidar leader Hardik Patel at a hotel, police said.
Hardik Patel sedition case: Court issues bailable warrant against Patidar leader for being absent during framing of charges
A sessions court issued a bailable warrant against Patidar quota agitation leader Hardik Patel for not being present during the proceedings of framing of charges.
Padmaavat controversy: Simultaneous polls may reduce chances of politicians falling prey to blackmailing from pressure groups
When a bunch of goons manage to frequently hold an entire state to ransom, it ought to tell us that the Indian democratic project is in ICU.
Pravin Togadia claims threat to life: VHP chief should ponder why he's isolated, forced to rely on Congress and Hardik Patel
It was not so long ago that Pravin Togadia roared like a lion (at least to the ears of his believers). Though it's a different matter that over the past few years, both the number of people sympathetic to his hardline Hindutva and his vitriol diminished. But on Tuesday, when Todagia appeared at a press conference to speak about his mysterious disappearance he was found at a private Ahmedabad hospital while the Rajasthan Police was in Gujarat with a warrant for his arrest) he tried to play the victim card.
'Pravin Togadia victim of Amit Shah's conspiracies': Hardik Patel supports VHP leader following death threat claims
Patidar leader Hardik Patel has come out in support of Pravin Togadia, agreeing with the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader's contention that there are factions within the BJP that are targeting him
A farmer allegedly committed suicide and blamed five private money lenders for his extreme step in a video recorded on his mobile phone before his death
Hardik Patel-led PAAS holds 'introspection camp' in Botad, plans to rejig organisation before 2019 Lok Sabha polls
Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) resolved to strengthen its cadre base across Gujarat ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections
Inspired by Gujarat's Patidar movement, Marathas to resume agitation for reservation, 'move on' from silent marches
Unsatisfied over the government’s response to their demands, the Maratha community announced they will restart their agitation on 19 February
Modi-Shah delay hunt for CMs after BJP faces new Gujarat caste maths, PK Dhumal lost in Himachal Pradesh
Although BJP won both the states, the nature of the verdict has now brought in other contenders for the top executive post in these states compelling Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah to review the mandate.