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Newly elected Gujarat chief minister Bhupendra Patel shows victory sign in presence of his predecessor Vijay Rupani at the BJP headquarters in Gandhinagar on Sunday.(ANI)

Not at least in next 25 years…: Hardik Patel has a message for new Gujarat CM 

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 12, 2021 09:50 PM IST
Hardik Patel said the BJP got its last Gujarat CM in Bhupendra Patel, because for at least the next 25 years, the state’s voters have decided to keep the anti-poor and anti-youth party away from power.
The victim lies on the ground during the brawl.(Photo: @jigneshmevani80/Twitter)
The victim lies on the ground during the brawl.(Photo: @jigneshmevani80/Twitter)

Gujarat Dalit man stripped, beaten up after argument over spilled food

Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2019 07:38 PM IST
Police officials said that their preliminary investigation revealed that a brawl broke out between the accused and the victim, Pragnesh Parmar (25) at an eatery after he accidentally brushed against a waiter carrying food.
Based on the complaint of the principal of the school, Mevani was booked under IPC sections 505 (2) (promoting rumour to create ill will) and 500 (defamation) he said.(HT Photo)
Based on the complaint of the principal of the school, Mevani was booked under IPC sections 505 (2) (promoting rumour to create ill will) and 500 (defamation) he said.(HT Photo)

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

Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2019 04:27 PM IST
Mevani, who represents Vadgam Assembly constituency, had on May 20 shared a video on his Twitter account, showing a half naked school student being beaten up by someone, which he claimed, was a teacher of Valsad-based RMVM School.
Jignesh Mevani(File Photo)
Jignesh Mevani(File Photo)

Gujarat college principal quits after trustees recall Jignesh Mevani invite

Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2019 08:30 AM IST
In his resignation latter, principal of Ahmedabad’s H K Arts College, Hemantkumar Shah termed the trust’s move “undemocratic”.
Arundhati Roy, Prashant Bhushan, Jignesh Mevani and other activists called for immediate end to ‘political acts of vendetta’.(PTI)
Arundhati Roy, Prashant Bhushan, Jignesh Mevani and other activists called for immediate end to ‘political acts of vendetta’.(PTI)

Arundhati Roy, others seek action against ‘police attack’ on activists

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2018 10:16 PM IST
The arrests of the five activists, in a nationwide crackdown on Tuesday, highlights the violation of all due procedures and is a mockery of the legal system, said a statement signed by author Arundhati Roy, lawyer Prashant Bhushan, as well as activists Aruna Roy and Jignesh Mevani, among others.
Student acrivist Shehla Rashid has alleged a threat by gangster Ravi Poojary.(HT file photo)
Student acrivist Shehla Rashid has alleged a threat by gangster Ravi Poojary.(HT file photo)

‘Shut your mouth or we’ll do it’: Activist Shehla Rashid alleges threat by gangster Ravi Poojary

Press Trust of India, Srinagar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2018 02:53 PM IST
Activist Shehla Rashid has alleged that she along with JNU student leader Umar Khalid and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani have been threatened by gangster Ravi Poojary.
Patidar leader Hardik Patel along with MLA Alpesh Thakor and Jignesh Mevani in Gandhinagar.(PTI File Photo)
Patidar leader Hardik Patel along with MLA Alpesh Thakor and Jignesh Mevani in Gandhinagar.(PTI File Photo)

Hardik Patel, Alpesh Thakor, Jignesh Mevani booked for anti-liquor ‘raid’ at woman’s house

Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2018 07:23 PM IST
Alpesh Thakor along with Jignesh Mevani and Hardik Patel allegedly “raided” the house of a woman in Gujarat, claiming they wanted to expose the alleged “liquor den” operating there.
Jignesh Mevani, member of legislative assembly (MLA) from Gujarat, was booked for defamation and identity theft, for sharing a picture of Yogi Adityanath, chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, self-proclaimed spiritual leader and Shefali Vaidya, a columnist from Pune.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Jignesh Mevani, member of legislative assembly (MLA) from Gujarat, was booked for defamation and identity theft, for sharing a picture of Yogi Adityanath, chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, self-proclaimed spiritual leader and Shefali Vaidya, a columnist from Pune.(HT FILE PHOTO)

MLA Jignesh Mevani booked for defamation in Pune

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2018 05:01 PM IST
A case under Section 500 (punishment for defamation) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Section 66(c) (punishment for identity theft) of Information Technology Act, 2000 was registered at Paud police station in Pune rural police jurisdiction on Sunday.
Some upper-caste men attacked a Dalit man and then his house on Tuesday, police said, which was followed by Dalits allegedly ransacking the house of a Darbar man.(PTI File Photo)
Some upper-caste men attacked a Dalit man and then his house on Tuesday, police said, which was followed by Dalits allegedly ransacking the house of a Darbar man.(PTI File Photo)

Dalits, upper caste groups clash in Gujarat’s Dholka over use of last name

Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 23, 2018 12:36 PM IST
Police said the conflict involved 22-year-old Maulik Jadav, a Dalit, and some members of upper caste Darbar community.
A screengrab from a video shared by MLA Jignesh Mevani on Twitter.
A screengrab from a video shared by MLA Jignesh Mevani on Twitter.

Dalit man flogged to death in Gujarat factory, five arrested

Ahmedabad, Hindustan Times | By Hiral Dave, Ahmedabad
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2018 11:06 PM IST
Mukesh Vaniya, 40, his wife, Jaya, and another person were collecting trash near a factory on the outskirts of Rajkot when they were attacked by its workers on suspicion of theft, police said.
Nactivist Aruna Roy called the government’s style of working ‘fascist’.(HT File/Arijit Sen)
Nactivist Aruna Roy called the government’s style of working ‘fascist’.(HT File/Arijit Sen)

Aruna Roy protests imposition of Sec 144 ahead of Mevani’s visit

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2018 10:56 PM IST
Noted activist Aruna Roy on Monday opposed the imposition of prohibitory orders in Khairthal (Alwar) and Neem ka Thana (Sikar) ahead of Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani’s visit to the areas
Gujarat Independent MLA Jignesh Mevani talks to Dalit families in Khairthal in Alwar on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Gujarat Independent MLA Jignesh Mevani talks to Dalit families in Khairthal in Alwar on Sunday.(HT Photo)

Jignesh Mevani demands SIT probe into April 2 violence

Hindustan Times, Alwar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2018 10:14 PM IST
Mevani, who is in Rajasthan, also met Dalit families.
Roadside vendor sell portraits of Ambedkar ahead of his birthday in Pune on April 13, 2018.(Shankar Narayan/ HT File Photo)
Roadside vendor sell portraits of Ambedkar ahead of his birthday in Pune on April 13, 2018.(Shankar Narayan/ HT File Photo)

Gujarat speaker calls Dalit icon Ambedkar, PM Modi ‘Brahmins’, faces flak

Press Trust of India, Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2018 10:08 PM IST
As his remarks triggered a controversy, Rajendra Trivedi cited the Bhagavad Gita on Monday and said he was against casteism and that his statements were taken out of context.
Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani in Jaipur on Sunday.(ANI/ Twitter)
Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani in Jaipur on Sunday.(ANI/ Twitter)

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani stopped at Jaipur airport en route to Nagaur

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Nitika Kakkar
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2018 08:57 PM IST
The Gujarat lawmaker said police were forcing him to fly back to Ahmedabad and not allowing to hold a press conference in Jaipur.
A 50 x 30 feet rangoli made as tribute to Dr. Ambedkar on his birth anniversary by Rangresha group in RM Bhatt High School, Parel in Mumbai on Friday.(PTI)
A 50 x 30 feet rangoli made as tribute to Dr. Ambedkar on his birth anniversary by Rangresha group in RM Bhatt High School, Parel in Mumbai on Friday.(PTI)

Ambedkar Jayanti highlights: BJP ‘hampering’ ideals behind Constitution, says MK Stalin

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2018 08:39 PM IST
Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar was the chief architect of India’s Constitution. Follow the highlights here:
The rally in Bundelkhand has been organised by Pichda Varg Sanyukt Morcha and local farmer organisations.(PTI File Photo)
The rally in Bundelkhand has been organised by Pichda Varg Sanyukt Morcha and local farmer organisations.(PTI File Photo)

Hardik, Alpesh, Jignesh to address farmers in MP’s Bundelkhand

Hindustan Times, Sagar/Bhopal | By Anupam Pateriya
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2018 09:36 PM IST
The rally is on the home turf of BJP heavyweight and rural development minister Gopal Bhargava.
Dalit leader and independent legislator from Gujarat, Jignesh Mevani, during a protest in Bengaluru.(PTI Photo)
Dalit leader and independent legislator from Gujarat, Jignesh Mevani, during a protest in Bengaluru.(PTI Photo)

Mevani calls on young people to disrupt Modi’s speech in Karnataka to demand jobs

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2018 12:03 PM IST
The BJP took exception to this and filed a case against the Gujarat legislator for his remarks with the deputy commissioner of Chitradurga district. 
Activist Jignesh Mevani protests deaths of Dalits during Monday’s Bharat Bandh in Bengaluru on Wednesday.(PTI Photo)
Activist Jignesh Mevani protests deaths of Dalits during Monday’s Bharat Bandh in Bengaluru on Wednesday.(PTI Photo)

Jignesh Mevani says he will ask Karnataka’s Dalits to not vote for BJP

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2018 09:08 PM IST
Campaigning in Karnataka for the assembly elections, Jignesh Mevani said he would not advise Dalits on which party they should vote for but would ask them to shun the BJP.
Government has started the process of withdrawing cases related after CM Fadnavis’ announcement in the assembly.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Government has started the process of withdrawing cases related after CM Fadnavis’ announcement in the assembly.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Bhima-Koregaon violence: Fate of 622 cases hangs in balance

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Yogesh Joshi
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2018 11:38 PM IST
Among the 622 cases filed pertaining to violence, police have booked Dalit leader and Gujarat legislator Jignesh Mevani and JNU student Omar Khalid for promoting enmity between two groups and instigating violence.
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