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After Hardik Patel's arrest in Gujarat, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra accuses BJP of 'repeatedly harassing' Congress leader
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After Hardik Patel's arrest in Gujarat, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra accuses BJP of 'repeatedly harassing' Congress leader

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday accused the BJP of repeatedly harassing party leader Hardik Patel, who has been arrested for failing to appear before a court in a 2015 sedition case.

Congress leader Hardik Patel arrested in Gujarat's Ahmedabad district for evading trial in 2015 sedition case
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Congress leader Hardik Patel arrested in Gujarat's Ahmedabad district for evading trial in 2015 sedition case

Congress leader Hardik Patel was arrested on Saturday night from Viramgam taluka in Gujarat's Ahmedabad district for failing to appear before a trial court here in a 2015 sedition case, hours after a warrant was issued against him

Patels can swing balance in Gujarat as mishandling of Patidar agitation, Hardik Patel return to haunt BJP
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Patels can swing balance in Gujarat as mishandling of Patidar agitation, Hardik Patel return to haunt BJP

Hurt by Patels' anger, the BJP in Gujarat is now putting it money on the OBCs as well as the tribals, who along with Patels account for 60 percent of total votes in the state

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.

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.

Modi's 10% quota plan: PM's switch hit has reverse-Mandalised Indian politics, caught Opposition off-guard
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Modi's 10% quota plan: PM's switch hit has reverse-Mandalised Indian politics, caught Opposition off-guard

Narendra Modi has not just reversed the direction of the political narrative by offering 10 percent reservation for upper castes, but also changed his stance on the issue, to hit the prevailing Mandal logic out of the park

Hardik Patel begins indefinite fast to seek Patidar quota; Arvind Kejriwal, Mamata Banerjee may extend support
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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
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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.

Hardik Patel attacks Narendra Modi, says PM will invite 'President's rule' if he remains in power after 2019 polls
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Hardik Patel attacks Narendra Modi, says PM will invite 'President's rule' if he remains in power after 2019 polls

Patidar quota activist Hardik Patel said that the country would see "President's Rule" if the Narendra Modi government manage to remain in power after the 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Gujarat election results: It's wrong to understand outcome through vote-shares, BJP came very close to losing this critical poll
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Gujarat election results: It's wrong to understand outcome through vote-shares, BJP came very close to losing this critical poll

A look at the strike rates — seats won against seats contested — of BJP and Congress, show that the gap has never been this close since 1985

Gujarat Election: Two FIRs registered against PAAS leader Hardik Patel for holding roadshows without permission
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Gujarat Election: Two FIRs registered against PAAS leader Hardik Patel for holding roadshows without permission

Two FIRs have been filed against Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader Hardik Patel for organising roadshows without permission during the Gujarat Assembly Election

Gujarat Election: There was a lot less Hindutva this time and if BJP wins it won’t be due to polarisation
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Gujarat Election: There was a lot less Hindutva this time and if BJP wins it won’t be due to polarisation

Modi remains the most popular person in Gujarat, but he’s no longer the polarising figure of yore. He is instead a prime minister facing great expectations.

Former Hardik Patel aide Dinesh Bambhania claims PAAS leader held 'secret meeting' with Robert Vadra
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Former Hardik Patel aide Dinesh Bambhania claims PAAS leader held 'secret meeting' with Robert Vadra

In a fresh attack on Hardik Patel on the last day of campaigning for Gujarat polls, his disgruntled aide Dinesh Bambhania claimed that the Patidar quota agitation leader had met Robert Vadra, Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi's brother-in-law

Gujarat Election: Narendra Modi's reluctance to talk about development as poll issue shows BJP is apprehensive
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Gujarat Election: Narendra Modi's reluctance to talk about development as poll issue shows BJP is apprehensive

By using tactics of deflection and obfuscation such as the alleged Hardik Patel sex CD, BJP has made it apparent that it's sensing a problem in winning the Gujarat elections

Gujarat election: Amid rising Patel discourse, BJP seeks to mobilise other backward castes to make up for lost votes
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Gujarat election: Amid rising Patel discourse, BJP seeks to mobilise other backward castes to make up for lost votes

With Gujarat voting in the first phase of Assembly polls, BJP strategists are talking about making up for lost Patel votes by mobilising other castes in the OBC community

Gujarat Election: For first-time voters, jobs and development are concerns; issues like 2002 riots matter little
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Gujarat Election: For first-time voters, jobs and development are concerns; issues like 2002 riots matter little

The first-time voters in Gujarat, who form a crucial voting block of 12 lakh, seem to be just waking up to political consciousness

Gujarat turns battleground as Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Hardik Patel all descend on state at the same time
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Gujarat turns battleground as Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Hardik Patel all descend on state at the same time

Both Modi and Rahul are campaigning in the poll-bound state on Wednesday. Gujarat's vast Saurashtra region, pockets of which are dominated by the Patel community whose backing both their parties hope to get in before next month's assembly elections.

The two Patels of Gujarat: Reshma Patel, Hardik's former aide, arrives on the battlefield as BJP's knight in shining armour
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The two Patels of Gujarat: Reshma Patel, Hardik's former aide, arrives on the battlefield as BJP's knight in shining armour

The articulate and vocal Patidar leader Reshma Patel, in the political context, has emerged as BJP's counter to Hardik Patel.

Hardik Patel 'sex CD' row: Another video surfaces, Patidar leader vows to fight back against 'dirty politics'
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Hardik Patel 'sex CD' row: Another video surfaces, Patidar leader vows to fight back against 'dirty politics'

A day after a purported sex video of Hardik Patel surfaced, another clip emerged in which a man resembling the Patidar quota stir spearhead is seen relaxing on a bed with two men and a woman