Hardik Patel

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POLITICS

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Reservation, Indefinite fast, BJP, Hardik Patel

Hardik Patel calling off his hunger strike is BJP's first win against the quota spearhead since 2015

The PAAS leader ended his indefinite fast despite the Gujarat government refusing to entertain any of his demands.

VARIETY

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Lok Sabha election 2019, BJP, Kanhaiya Kumar, Hardik Patel

Kanhaiya Kumar and Hardik Patel are back in the game. Should BJP be worried?

While the BJP has not 'reacted' to Hardik Patel's indefinite fast, there are rumours that the party will field Rakesh Sinha from Begusarai to take on Kanhaiya.

POLITICS

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Identity Politics, Hardik Patel, BJP, Shehla Rashid

When young leaders clashed at India Today Conclave 2018

From BJP is a 'washing machine' to Hardik Patel 'spent Rs 10 crore on sister's wedding', it was a fiery debate.

VARIETY

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Protests, Karni Sena, Padmaavat, Hardik Patel

By opposing Padmaavat, Hardik Patel is proving his critics right

The 24-year-old's support for Karni Sena’s stand shows he is just another caste leader.

POLITICS

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Kanhaiya Kumar, Hardik Patel, Jignesh Mevani, Youth politics

Problem with India's new youth leaders Hardik Patel, Kanhaiya Kumar and Jignesh Mevani

What the three also have in common is their hatred for Narendra Modi, BJP and Hindutva. Why? This is not quite clear.

POLITICS

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Gujarat Assembly elections, Quota, Patidar reservation, Hardik Patel

The many dangers of Hardik Patel's caste politics

For India to truly progress, it needs to rise above caste and religion.

POLITICS

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Hardik Patel, Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Gujarat Assembly elections

How BJP won a losing battle in Gujarat

Nine takeaways from the Assembly election results.

POLITICS

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GST, Demonetisation, Hardik Patel, Rahul Gandhi

Gujarat Assembly elections: 10 major takeaways

An election, which seemed like a comfortable walk along the lovely Sabarmati riverfront for the BJP, is going down to the wire.

POLITICS

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Surat, BJP, Hardik Patel, Gujarat Assembly polls

Gujarat elections: Why anger of Patidars, led by Hardik Patel, is palpable

Patidars or Patels who claim themselves descendants of Lord Rama are demanding OBC status.

POLITICS

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Patels, Modi, Gujarat Assembly elections, Hardik Patel

Can Hardik Patel change Congress fortunes in Gujarat?

The new caste equation has the potential to change the grand old party's fate, but over-reliance on Patidars negates its core ideologies.