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Kanhaiya Kumar Joins Congress, Jignesh Mevani Extends Support

Sep 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Former JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar was previously with the CPI while Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani is an independent MLA from Gujarat and the convener of RDAM.

Dalit Leader Jignesh Mevani To Join Congress Along Kanhaiya Kumar

Sep 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

An independent MLA from Gujarat Jignesh Mehvani said he will join the Congress along with former JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar on September 28.


Dalit Leader Slams BJP Govt In Gujarat Over Practice Of Untouchability

Mevani made the accusations while taking part in the motion to thank Governor O P Kohli for his address to the House.

Hardik Patel, Alpesh Thakor, Jignesh Mevani Booked Over 'Raid' At Woman's House

Jul 07, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The trio "raided" the house of a woman with over a dozen supporters claiming they wanted to expose the alleegd "liquor den" operating there.


09 June, 2018

After Jignesh Mevami, Umar Khalid Receives Death Threat, Files Police Complaint

Outlook Web Bureau

Khalid tweeted he has asked for police protection.




01 May, 2018

Karnataka BJP Files Complaint Against Jignesh Mevani, Prakash Raj For Remarks On PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

In the complaint letter the BJP accused Mevani of calling Prime Minister Modi 'a corporate salesman and a thief.'



02 April, 2018

Bharat Bandh: Jignesh Mevani ‘Is 110 Per Cent Against Violence’

Outlook Web Bureau

"I request my dalit brothers and sisters to protest as much as they want, but please don’t destroy public property as it is our tax money,” Mevani told reporters.


18 February, 2018

Gujarat Police Detain Jignesh Mevani While On His Way To Attend Rally Over Dalit Activist’s Death

Outlook Web Bureau

Mevani has alleged the police pulled him out of his car, broke his car keys and detained him on way to a protest at Ambedkar statue in Sarangpur, Ahmedabad.


29 January, 2018

'Wish You Were There': Kanhaiya, Mevani, Shehla, Khalid Remember Gauri Lankesh As They Celebrate 'Gauri Day'

Outlook Web Bureau

Kanhaiya, Rashid, Khalid and Left activist Kavita Krishnan took to Twitter to remember Lankesh.


18 January, 2018

Mother Of Rohith Vemula Should Contest 2019 Elections To Teach 'Manusmriti Irani' A Lesson, Says Dalit Leader Jignesh Mevani

Outlook Web Bureau

General elections are due to be held in 2019 and Radhika Vemula has been urging dalits from across the country to come together to defeat the BJP.



16 January, 2018

Jignesh Demands Removal Of Republic TV's Mic From Press Meet, Chennai Media Says 'You Can't Dictate Terms To Us'

G.C. Shekhar

Mevani was brusquely told that he cannot dictate terms to the media and that there was no need for the press meet.


14 January, 2018

Firebrand Dalit Leader Jignesh Mevani Faces Protests From His Own Community In Gujarat Villages

Outlook Web Bureau

Recently, Union minister Ramdas Athawale, also a dalit, had blasted Mevani, saying he was putting Dalits in "danger".


09 January, 2018

We Believe In Politics Of Love, Not Love Jihad, Says Dalit Leader Jignesh Mevani In 'Yuva Hunkar' Rally

Outlook Web Bureau

Mevani and his supporters were reported to be going ahead with the rally despite Delhi police denying permission for the event.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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