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18 September, 2018 5:32 PM Extend Reservation To The Poor But Don't Disturb SC Quota: Union Minister

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale has said he favours increasing the 50 per cent cap in job reservation to 75 per cent to include the economically weak among the upper castes even as he emphasised that the quota given to the Scheduled Castes should not be disturbed. "The percentage of reservation should be enhanced from the existing 50 percent to 75 per cent," Mr Athawale 57

12 September, 2018 11:08 AM Hardik Patel Breaks Fast, Says Won't Oblige Enemies By Dying

Patidar leader Hardik Patel, who was on an indefinite hunger strike demanding reservation for Patidars and loan waiver from farmers, broke his fast after 19 days today, saying he would not play into the hands of those who want to kill him. Mr Patel was holding out for a response from the government on his demands. Last week, the 24-year-old ended up in hospital 49

12 September, 2018 11:06 AM Hardik Patel ends fast; no negotiation in sight

Quota spearhead Hardik Patel ended his indefinite fast Wednesday after 19 days, even as there were no talks between him and the Gujarat government over the leader's demands for reservation to Patidars and farm loan waiver. Hardik broke the fast by having lemonade from the hands of Patidar community leaders Naresh Patel and C K Patel. After ending his fast, the quota 52

25 July, 2018 8:05 AM Hardik Patel, aides gets two-year jail term in Visnagar rioting case

A Gujarat court sentenced Patidar quota agitation leader Hardik Patel to two years imprisonment in a case of rioting and arson in Visnagar town here in 2015. Judge V P Agarwal, of the sessions court at Visnagar, held guilty Hardik Patel and his two aides, Lalji Patel and A K Patel under IPC sections pertaining to rioting, arson, damage to property and unlawful 40

25 July, 2018 6:39 AM Hardik Patel Held Guilty By Gujarat Court In 2015 Rioting Case

Hardik Patel, the 24-year-old face of the Patidar campaign in Gujarat, has been held guilty by a local court in a three-year-old rioting case. Hardik Patel and 17 others are accused of being part of a group of around 500 people from the Patel community which vandalised the office of a BJP legislator in the town of Visnagar, attacked journalists, and rioted 42

29 June, 2018 6:44 PM "No Point" In Meeting Nitish Kumar, Says Hardik Patel

Gujarat Patidar leader Hardik Patel, who arrived in Patna today, said there was "no point" in meeting Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, citing the latter's tie-up with the BJP, to which he has been staunchly opposed. Talking to reporters at the airport, Mr Patel who had showered praises on Mr Kumar while the latter was with the Grand Alliance, however 100

23 February, 2018 6:14 PM 'Rahul Gandhi Is Not My Leader', Says Hardik Patel

Mumbai: Hardik Patel, the 24-year-old face of the Patidar campaign in Gujarat, said he did not consider Congress president Rahul Gandhi "my leader", adding that he favoured the entry of Mr Gandhi's sister Priyanka Vadra in politics. "I like Rahul Gandhi at a personal level, but I do not consider him as a leader because he is not my leader," Mr Patel 72

23 February, 2018 4:12 PM Don't consider Rahul Gandhi my leader: Hardik Patel

Gujarat's Patidar quota agitation spearhead Hardik Patel today said he did not consider Congress president Rahul Gandhi "my leader" and favoured the entry of Priyanka Gandhi into active politics. The Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader also announced that he would not contest next year's Lok Sabha election, despite attaining the eligibility age of 25 years 195 1

18 December, 2017 3:34 AM BJP ahead in Patidar heartland in early counting

Despite Patidar leader Hardik Patel campaigning hard against the BJP, the Congress was seen trailing in Patidar-dominated areas in Gujarat during early counting of votes on Monday. Patel had joined hands with the Congress for the Gujarat assembly election this year, and it was widely believed that the BJP would lose some votes from the Patidar community 51

22 November, 2017 6:04 AM Gujarat polls: Hardik sides with Rahul Gandhi, says Patels stand with Congress now

Hardik said that Patidar leaders have not sought any ticket from the Congress. Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Wednesday declared that the Congress party has agreed to the demands of his community in the wake of the upcoming Gujarat Assembly elections. Addressing mediapersons on Wednesday, the Patel leader said that the Congress has assured him of going 117