Monday, 5 December, 2022
TopicHardik Patel

Topic: Hardik Patel

Hardik Patel, now in BJP, says Congress attacks Gujarati industrialists & Modi to appease Muslims

Ex-Congressman Patel also tells media to ask new party chief Kharge if Gandhi family still calls the shots & blames the Congress for relying on 'communal politics' in Bilkis Bano case.

Gujarat’s Jignesh, Hardik, Alpesh left Modi-Shah desperate in 2017. But 2022 is different

While Alpesh Thakor and Hardik Patel are members of the BJP, they can no longer join forces within the party. Jignesh Mevani is a lone ranger in Congress.

Only 2 options for Opposition, and why Akshay Kumar’s new movie could be the answer to inflation

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

‘Will become a dictator, another Dyer’ — What BJP entrant Hardik Patel once said about Modi, Shah

The Patidar leader quit the Congress on 18 May, slamming the party for playing obstructionist politics, & joined the BJP Thursday.

Hardik Patel likely to join BJP, as party eyes Patidar, youth votes in Gujarat elections

According to a BJP functionary, Patel may also contest the Gujarat polls. The party also sees in him a potential contender against the appeal enjoyed by the Aam Aadmi Party among the youth.

How Karnataka’s textbook revisions may affect minds & Rahul gets singed by a ‘firebrand’ leader

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

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

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

‘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.

On Camera

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Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.