Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicJignesh Mevani

Topic: Jignesh Mevani

Jignesh and Kanhaiya can succeed in Congress only if the Gandhis let them practise aggressive politics

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Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani, Kanhaiya Kumar to join Congress on 28 September ahead of polls

Gujarat Congress working president Hardik Patel said all 'revolutionary' youths willing to work for development & strengthen Gandhi & Nehru's ideals are welcome in the party.

Why Hardik Patel is losing his ‘mass leader’ appeal in Gujarat after joining Congress

Hardik Patel rose to prominence in 2015 on the back of Patidar quota agitation. He joined Congress in 2019, and was made its Gujarat unit working president in July 2020.

In Modi’s India, Umar Khalid preaches peace but is called a ‘terrorist’: Jignesh Mevani

We must not forget that Umar Khalid was singled out because of his name, because he came from a family of practising Muslims.

India doesn’t want taali-thali charity from billionaires, it wants Socialist state to act

Everyone becomes a Socialist in a pandemic. It’s time India realises billionaires aren’t the cure for coronavirus — the State is. 

BJP calls out ‘lungi terrorists’, Ram Guha labelled ‘urban naxal’, Mevani warns of storm

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

Rahul thanks trolls, Akhilesh turns poet, Giriraj milks the media & Mevani feels the love

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani booked for ‘defaming’ school through ‘fake’ video tweet

Mevani had shared a video showing a half naked student being beaten up. He claimed the perpetrator was a teacher of RMVM School in Valsad.

Modi’s Hindi-Hebrew chat with Benjamin Netanyahu, and a request from Anurag Kashyap

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

Gujarat college cancels Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani event after trustees protest

Dalit leader and MLA Jignesh Mevani later tweeted that trustees of HK Arts college cancelled the event because of threat calls made by BJP goons.

On Camera


Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.