Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicHardik Patel

Topic: Hardik Patel

Our take on Gyanvapi Masjid case, Thomas Cup win and wheat export ban – in 50 words

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‘Shiva’s crown atop mosques’ & Hardik’s blink-and-miss Congress stint

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

‘Speak the truth in Congress, and leaders will defame you,’ says Hardik Patel

The Gujarat patidar leader quit Congress on Wednesday, accusing seniors of lacking in seriousness.

Off to BJP now? What Hardik Patel’s Congress resignation means for poll-bound Gujarat

Hardik Patel leapt into spotlight with 2015 Patidar agitation. As Gujarat Congress working president, he was expected to play key role in steering party campaign during upcoming polls.

Hardik Patel quitting was inevitable. Congress could see its impact in Gujarat polls this year

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Congress leaders care more about phones, sandwiches – Hardik blasts party in resignation letter

In the letter addressed to Sonia Gandhi, Hardik Patel wrote that there seems to be "no seriousness within the central leadership" of Congress with regard to any issue.

‘Want to work for Gujarat in more positive manner,’ says Hardik Patel as he quits Congress

The Patidar leader had skipped the Congress’ recently-concluded brainstorming session that aimed to revive the grand old party.

Not everyone supported me in Congress, sedition law doesn’t make me a terrorist, says Hardik

In an interview with ThePrint, the Patidar leader speaks about Gujarat elections, the sedition charges against him and what his future role in the Congress.

Hardik Patel drops his Gujarat Congress post, party poll symbol from Twitter bio

The removal comes days after Patel expressed strong displeasure over the functioning of the Gujarat Congress and claimed he was being 'harassed' in the party.

Contractor’s suicide is one more charge against BJP’s claims of clean governance

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On Camera


Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.