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Hardik Patel resigns as Gujarat Congress working president

Ahmedabad: Patidar leader Hardik Patel has resigned from all posts in the Congress party, including that of working president of the Gujarat unit. He sent his resignation letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi. The letter was extremely critical of the functioning of the party. In his letter, Hardik Patel accused senior leaders of lacking seriousness....

Hardik Patel takes Congress off his Twitter profile

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Congress working president Hardik Patel has dropped the name of the party and his designation from his Twitter profile. This is just the latest move by the Patidar politician that has added fuel to the speculations about his quitting the party. Hardik Patel’s earlier profile on the micro blogging site read, “Proud Indian...
Hardik Patel ‘upset with state leadership’, not Rahul or Priyanka

Hardik Patel ‘upset with state leadership’, not Rahul or Priyanka

Refutes speculations of joining BJP   Ahmedabad: Congress working president Hardik Patel who triggered speculations about joining BJP after openly praising the party has refuted the speculations. He clarified that he was upset with the state leadership, not Rahul Gandhi or Priyanka Gandhi. “I’m not upset with Rahul Gandhi or Priyanka Gandhi. I am upset...

2015 Patidar agitation: Relief for Hardik Patel as SC stays his conviction

New Delhi: In some relief to Congress leader Hardik Patel, who was the face of the Patidar agitation of 2015, the Supreme Court has stayed his conviction in the matter of rioting and arson during the agitation. The court has ordered for the stay on conviction until the appeals are decided in the case related...

Hardik Patel tests COVID positive

Congress leader Hardik Patel on Sunday revealed that he has tested positive for COVID-19. He announced the same on social media platforms. Hardik, in a tweet in Hindi, said, “Today I have tested positive for COVID-19. As per the doctor’s advice, my treatment will continue in home isolation. Will recover fast with your love and...

16-year-old girl stabbed 32 times in Gujarat for refusing marriage proposal

In a heart-wrenching incident, a 16-year-old girl in Jetalsar village of Gujarat’s Rajkot district was stabbed to death by a 23-year-old man for declining his marriage proposal. The police have arrested the accused, Jayesh Sarvaiya, and charged him with murder. According to the police, the incident took place on March 17 when the victim was...

Gujarat Civic Polls: Average 27% voting recorded till 1 pm

The voter turnout in the second phase of local body elections is gradually picking up pace with each passing hour. Voting for municipalities, taluka panchayat and district panchayat is going on throughout the state. Till 1 pm, the state has recorded an average voter turnout of 27 per cent. Nearly 35.44 per cent voting has...

Hardik Patel’s political future remains uncertain as he blames Congress for not giving him work

After the elections of six municipal corporations of Gujarat, now the voting for municipalities, taluka and district panchayats are scheduled on Sunday. The BJP is working on its pre-decided strategy to achieve success in the second phase of the civic elections after registering a spectacular victory in the municipal corporation elections. At the same time,...

Gujarat Civic Polls: Hardik Patel, 19 others in Congress’ list of star campaigners

Aaquib Chhipa, Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) has selected Hardik Patel and 19 other leaders as star campaigners for the upcoming civic body polls in the state. Notably, Congress is contesting the polls on the theme of ‘GujRight’. Apart from Hardik Patel, the Gujarat Congress has also included several senior leaders in its...

Hardik Patel, supporters visit Somnath, social distancing disappears

Social distancing reportedly went for a toss at Somnath Temple as Congress leader Hardik Patel visited the temple on Monday. Patel was accompanied by Congress workers. It was Hardik Patel’s birthday today and he had decided to visit the temple on the occasion. Local media reports said that no social distancing was maintained as several...

Hardik Patel tweets about Cong coming to power with 1/3rd majority in Guj, deletes blooper tweet later

In his excitement, former PAAS leader and now Congress member Hardik Patel tweeted about the Gujarat Congress coming back to power. But a factual error in it had the young leader being made fun of. The BJP also jumped on the bandwagon to make fun of Patel. He later deleted the tweet. Patel in a...

Hardik Patel gets major responsibility in Gujarat Congress

Former Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader Hardik Patel, who eventually joined the Congress party but failed to contest the Lok Sabha elections in the absence of a go-ahead from the court, has now been rewarded with a major responsibility in the party’s Gujarat unit. Hardik Patel was on Saturday appointed as the working president...