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Gujarat's Patidars shave heads after youth's death in police custody, to send hair to CM Rupani
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Gujarat's Patidars shave heads after youth's death in police custody, to send hair to CM Rupani

Over 150 members of the Patidar community in Gujarat shaved their heads to protest the death of Ketan Patel in Mehsana allegedly in judicial custody

Modi in Gujarat: Dearth of star campiagner forces BJP to lean on PM for upcoming polls
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Modi in Gujarat: Dearth of star campiagner forces BJP to lean on PM for upcoming polls

On his visit to Gujarat on Saturday, PM Modi will inaugurate the international airport at Vadodara and distribute kits to physically challenged tribals.

Vijay Rupani sworn-in as the 16th chief minister of Gujarat; Nitin Patel Deputy CM
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Vijay Rupani sworn-in as the 16th chief minister of Gujarat; Nitin Patel Deputy CM

On Sunday BJP leader Vijay Rupani was sworn in as the 16th chief minister of Gujarat, while Nitin Patel — second in race for the position — took oath as the Deputy Chief Minister.

Ahead of 2017 Gujarat polls, Congress promises to increase EBC quota to 20%
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Ahead of 2017 Gujarat polls, Congress promises to increase EBC quota to 20%

Demand for quota by Patidars is likely to be a key issue in the run up to the Gujarat Assembly polls 2017

Degree of obsession: Why Kejriwal will keep snapping at PM Modi's heels till 2019
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Degree of obsession: Why Kejriwal will keep snapping at PM Modi's heels till 2019

As a political ploy, Kejriwal's tactic is bang on. Problem arises when the AAP chief tries to project himself as the sole custodian of honesty in Indian politics.

BJP faces vote-bank dilemma: Appease upper caste or woo dominant class?
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BJP faces vote-bank dilemma: Appease upper caste or woo dominant class?

BJP has to decide whose support it values the most – the upper castes or the dominant castes as there will be a clash between the two over reservation

Hardik Patel willing to give undertaking if granted bail
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Hardik Patel willing to give undertaking if granted bail

Hardik Patel's lawyer told the Guj HC that Hardik is willing to give an undertaking to refrain from activities that affect law and order if granted bail.

Gujarat HC grants permanent bail to Hardik Patel's aides in sedition case
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Gujarat HC grants permanent bail to Hardik Patel's aides in sedition case

The Gujarat High Court on Thursday granted permanent bail to three close aides of Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) convenor Hardik Patel in a sedition case.

Gujarat civic polls: BJP faces test of strength as the Patidars remain adamant on quota
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Gujarat civic polls: BJP faces test of strength as the Patidars remain adamant on quota

Patidars are nearly 1.5 crore of Gujarat's six-crore population. Apart from their numerical strength, their financial muscle makes Patidars an influential vote bank.

It will be a long, frustrating fight: What Patidar's should learn from the 'Rajasthan model' on reservation
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It will be a long, frustrating fight: What Patidar's should learn from the 'Rajasthan model' on reservation

The Gujarat government seems to be worried more about nostrums, even placebos to counter the growing menace of casteism and the epidemic of quota-clamour. And it is relying on the 'Rajasthan model' of dealing with the reservation fever, which is based on the strategy of denying, delaying, obfuscating and then finally passing on the headache to the judiciary.

'Kitne haath tode maine, maloom?' Meet Hardik Patel, Patidar poster boy and man without a plan
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'Kitne haath tode maine, maloom?' Meet Hardik Patel, Patidar poster boy and man without a plan

Nothing prepares you for the disappointment of meeting Hardik Patel, the 22-year-old leader of the Patidar reservation movement.