Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicJignesh Mevani

Topic: Jignesh Mevani

Does Jignesh Mevani have it in him to become Kanshi Ram 2.0?

Kanshi Ram was a Dalit Kautilya from Punjab who built the heartland’s Mayawati as his Chandragupta. It’s a good playbook for Jignesh Mevani, if he has the skill and ambition.

इस जनवरी से ही शुरू हो जाएगा नरेंद्र मोदी का मिशन-2019

मोदी की लोकप्रियता तो बरकारार है लेकिन 2019 के चुनाव से पहले कांग्रेस में नई जान आ जाती है तो ‘कांग्रेस-मुक्त भारत’ का लक्ष्य हासिल करना आसान नहीं रह जाएगा.

Modi’s campaign for 2019 will begin from January itself

Modi continues to be popular but his objective of a ‘Congress mukt Bharat’ might not be easy if Congress revives before the 2019 polls.

Congress has lacked vigour in Gujarat assembly, and on the streets. That’s set to change

The entry of the likes of Mevani and Thakore in the Gujarat assembly will pave the way for a different kind of dynamics and politics.

Jignesh Mevani inside the Gujarat assembly is a nightmare to the BJP

If Vikaas is a big balloon, Jignesh Mevani is the pin that can burst it.

आखिर एक दलित के लिए क्या मायने रखती है जिग्नेश की जीत

मैं महसूस कर सकता हूं कि अतीत में आपको क्या कुछ से गुजरना पड़ा होगा क्योंकि एक दलित लड़का कुछ करना चाहे तो उसे...

Alpesh-Jignesh-Hardik provided much-needed ammo to Congress’ Gujarat battle

Hardik Patel has definitely helped Congress made some gains in Saurashtra and Mehsana; in North Gujarat, Congress wins 15 out of 27 seats while BJP bags 11 seats.

What Jignesh Mevani’s victory means for me as a Gujarati Dalit

I can feel what you went through in your past because it is always difficult for a Dalit boy to pursue something. People never digest our achievements.

‘I even met an RSS cadre who voted Congress. BJP can’t take Gujaratis for granted anymore’

Unlike 2012, the BJP finally has some competition in Gujarat. Jignesh Mevani, Hardik Patel, and the BJP itself are factors behind it.

Who really is Jignesh Mevani: a Dalit, Gujarati or Jihadi?

Jignesh Mevani is using the resources of the Congress without using its name or succumbing to its patronising views on Dalits and Muslims.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

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A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.