Articles tagged under: Patels

Nothing should be done to disturb peace in Gujarat: Sidsar Umiya Dham VP Jairam Patel

September 15, 2018
Nothing should be done to disturb peace in Gujarat: Sidsar Umiya Dham VP Jairam Patel

Gandhinagar/Rajkot: Vice president of one of the top religious bodies of Patidar community in Gujarat, Umiya Dham, Sidsar, Jairam Patel today said that SPG leader Lalji Patel should not do anything which disturbs the peace in the state. His statement came today after the passage of 72 hours of 'ultimatum' period of Lalji Patel, who in another apparent stunt to grab some attention despite his much thin support base, had 3 days ago said that if the government did no pay heed to t...Read More

Trump nominates Patel to key administration position

September 15, 2018
Trump nominates Patel to key administration position

Mumbai: American President Donald Trump has nominated Indian American Bimal Patel of Georgia to the position of Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Financial Institutions. According to a PTI report, Patel currently serves as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for the Financial Stability Oversight Council and prior to joining the U.S. Department of the Treasury, he was a partner and head of the Financial Advisory and Regulation practice of O’Melveny & Myers LLP in Washington,...Read More

Suspected PAAS hooligans attack buses with stones in Hirawadi area of Ahmedabad and Gondal rural

September 11, 2018
Suspected PAAS hooligans attack buses with stones in Hirawadi area of Ahmedabad and Gondal rural

Ahmedabad: Hardik Patel led PAAS hooligans appear to be back to basic. Consequently on second day, hooligans damaged city buses with stone pelting in Patidar (Patels) dominated Mahavirnagar, Hirawadi area of east Ahmedabad. They chanted slogans while pelting stones. The city bus belongs to Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service(AMTS). A day ago on Sunday evening, hooligans here had burnt a big size dust bin. In related incident, unidentified elements believed to be PAASiya Patels pelted s...Read More

Let Congress clear its stand on main demand of agitators which is quota in OBC category: Vaghani

August 28, 2018

Gandhinagar: State BJP chief Jitu Vaghani today addressing the media asked opposition Congress party to reply whether it supports the demand of inclusion of a (Patidar) community in Other Backward Class(OBC) reserved quota. Vaghani said, 'BJP stand is clear that reservation quota of SC/ST/OBC should be intact. Those agitating are demanding quota in OBC category which is not permitted by the Supreme Court. Congress, its MLAs and those from other parties and states who claim to have exte...Read More

Verdict on Hardik’s bail cancellation likely on Monday, Gandhinagar Collector also rejects nod for fast venue

August 24, 2018
Verdict on Hardik’s bail cancellation likely on Monday, Gandhinagar Collector also rejects nod for fast venue

Ahmedabad: A day before the proposed indefinite fast of Congress backed PAAS leader Hardik Patel here, the order of the sessions court here on the plea of state government to cancel his bail in Ramol rioting case could not be delivered today due to the judge being on leave. The court of ADJ Chauhan who has completed the hearing on the plea will now pronounce its order on August 27, public prosecutor Sudhir Brahambhatt informed. The case pertains to the attack on the reside...Read More

PAAS hooligans arrested for Sunday evening violence in Surat

August 22, 2018
PAAS hooligans arrested for Sunday evening violence in Surat

Surat: Sarthana police in Surat has arrested five miscreants for torching a BRTS bus and causing damage to four other buses to protest the detention of Congress backed agitation leader Hardik Patel and his Surat aide Alpesh Kathiriya. Among those arrested are Alpesh's younger brother Milan Kathiriya, four PAAS(Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti) cadres and a Muslim land broker. On Sunday night, Patel populated areas of Surat witnessed three incidents of violence after 9 pm. Some tyres we...Read More

19 associated with PAAS nabbed in Surat as preventive measure after last night’s incidents

August 20, 2018
19 associated with PAAS nabbed in Surat as preventive measure after last night’s incidents

Surat: Police has arrested 19 people associated with Patidar Anamat Aandolan Samiti (PAAS) in Surat city as part of preventive action in the wake of yesterday's incidents of violent protest in the city and burning of a bus and stone pelting on others and a BRTS junction. Police commissioner Satish Sharma today said that these arrests from Varachha, Sarthana and other areas of the city were part of preventive action of the police. He said that it has not yet been established...Read More

Suspected PAAS hooligans torch city bus in Surat, attack other buses, BRTS junction

August 19, 2018
Suspected PAAS hooligans torch city bus in Surat, attack other buses, BRTS junction

Surat: On a day when Congress backed PAAS leader Hardik Patel and 8 of his aides were arrested by police in Ahmedabad and released on bail later only to re-arrest one of them Alpesh Kathiria in the 2015 sedition case in which he was co-accused with Hardik, suspected supporters of the leaders have burnt down a BRTS city bus and damaged and torched public property in Patidar dominant Puna, Sarthana and Yogi Chowk areas of Surat city tonight. Police said that additional forces have b...Read More

Hardik Patel to sit on indefinite fast from August 25 for quota to Patels and total waiver of debt on farmers

August 05, 2018
Hardik Patel to sit on indefinite fast from August 25 for quota to Patels and total waiver of debt on farmers

Ahmedabad: Congress supported and supporting quota agitation leader Hardik Patel today held a meeting of his supporters from across Gujarat in the lawn of a grand party-plot size bungalow in Ahmedabad over lunch. Addressing the media, Hardik Patel whose violent agitation caused deaths of dozen youths in the past today said he would sit on indefinite fast from August 25 in Ahmedabad. In his now well-known anarchist style, he said the fast program will go on irrespective of permission for the ...Read More

Vishwa Umiya Foundation to set up Rs 1,000 crore Patidar Empowerment Hub

August 04, 2018
Vishwa Umiya Foundation to set up Rs 1,000 crore Patidar Empowerment Hub

Ahmedabad: Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel will inaugurate an office of proposed Rs 1,000 crore 'Patidar Empowerment Hub' at Umiya campus in Sola area of Ahmedabad on August 5 in presence of other ministers. According to CK Patel, Chief Coordinator of Vishwa Umiya Foundation and Prahladkaka, president of Uniya Maa Sanstha, Rs 1,000 crore global standard Patidar Empowerment Hub will be set up along with a temple of Goddess Umiya in 100 bigha land near Vaishnav Devi circle close to SG Highwa...Read More

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