Hardik Patel

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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

 |   Long-form
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.

POLITICS

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Congress, BJP, Gujarat Polls, Hardik Patel

Why Hardik Patel is backing the wrong cause

Upcoming politicians need to recognise the need for representing a larger section of Indian society and not just vested interests of one community or caste.

POLITICS

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VOICES

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BJP, Sex tape, Gujarat Polls, Hardik Patel

Hardik Patel 'sex CD' - who would benefit from such depravity?

The prospect of gaining electoral profit from this 'gunpowder plot' – with ammunition photo-shopped, or otherwise - is too tempting.

VOICES

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Congress, BJP, Sex Scandal, Gujarat Polls

Hardik Patel 'sex CD' makes BJP look foolish, exposes its little understanding of sex

Rahul Gandhi, Alpesh Thakore and Jignesh Mevani have all backed the young politician and charged the BJP with 'playing dirty politics'.