Thursday, Dec 08, 2022

Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS)

Patidar Leader Hardik Patel Appointed Working President Of Gujarat Congress

Jul 11, 2020 PTI

Patel joined the Congress back in 2019, but did not contest the Lok Sabha election that year due to his conviction in a case.

Hardik Patel Can't Contest Elections As Gujarat HC Refuses To Stay His Conviction In Rioting Case

Mar 29, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

In July 2018, the Mehsana court had convicted him in the rioting and arson case in Visnagar town during the Patel agitation in 2015.

Gujarat Patidar Leader Hardik Patel Joins Congress

Patel emerged as the leader of the agitation demanding reservation for the Patidar community in Gujarat in 2015. The people from this community were considered to be bedrock supporters of the BJP.

Happy With 10% Quota, But Will Continue To Fight BJP: Hardik Patel

Feb 06, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

He said besides reservation, his other chief demand was withdrawal of police cases against Patidars during their four-year-old agitation as well as "action against police officials who unleashed atrocities on our youngsters".

Hardik Patel 2.0: ‘A Fight On The Lines Of JP, Lohia Against Modi, Amit Shah’

The 25-year-old Patidar leader has done something that was unthinkable in Gujarat’s politics and society.

09 September, 2018

Hardik Patel Discharged From Hospital, Continues Fast At His Residence

Outlook Web Bureau

Hardik launched his indefinite fast on August 25 for reservation in government jobs and education for Patidars and loan waiver for farmers.

07 September, 2018

Fasting Hardik Patel In Hospital, Govt Ignores Patidar Leader

Darshan Desai

He has been demanding reservations for his community, debt waiver to farmers and release of his associate Alpesh Kathiria, who is in jail on sedition charges.

04 September, 2018

Gujarat Government Faces The Heat As Hardik Patel's Fast Enters 11th Day

Darshan Desai

On Sunday, an angry Hardik sent back a government medical team in protest against the police lathicharge on his supporters who came calling during the day.

13 August, 2018

Gujarat’s Big Idea To Counter New Hardik Patel Juggernaut

Darshan Desai

The Vijay Rupani government has announced as many as eight schemes to provide financial assistance in jobs and education to economically backward classes.

25 July, 2018

Hardik Patel Granted Bail In 2015 Visnagar Rioting Case

Outlook Web Bureau

Hardik and 16 others are accused of being part of a group which vandalised BJP legislator Rushikesh Patel’s office in Visnagar during 2015 Patidar protests.


24 February, 2018

I Like Rahul Gandhi, But He Is Not My Leader, Says Hardik Patel

Outlook Web Bureau

During an interactive session organised by a television channel, Patel went on to add that Rahul Gandhi's sister Priyanka Gandhi should join active politics.

30 December, 2017

If You Wish To Quit BJP, I Will Speak To Congress To Give You A Deserving Post: Hardik Patel Tells Gujarat Deputy CM

Outlook Web Bureau

Hardik Patel said a "veteran politician" like Nitin Patel, was being "sidelined" and "not being given respect" by the BJP "despite working hard for 27 years".

07 December, 2017

03 December, 2017

In Gujarat, The BJP Has Used Its Most Powerful Card, Prime Minister Modi

Aakar Patel

Both on the side of issues and organisation, my view is that the BJP is ahead, either because of its strength or the Congress’s weakness, or both.

22 November, 2017

Congress Has Agreed To Give Patidars Reservation If They Come To Power In Gujarat: Hardik Patel

Outlook Web Bureau

"We are not openly extending support to Congress, but we will fight BJP. So directly or indirectly, there will be support to Congress."

22 November, 2017

Won't Tell Who To Vote For, Both BJP And Congress Are Same: Hardik Patel

Outlook Web Bureau

His remarks days after the Congress initially allotted two seats to PAAS members -- Amit Thummar and Lalit Vasoya -- as against 20 seats demanded by the outfit.


06 November, 2017

Even A 100 Dogs Can't Compete With A Lion, Says Haryana Minister Anil Vij, Attacking Congress And Patidar Leaders

Outlook Web Bureau

"The 'Modi wave' continues in the country and the saffron party will form government again in that state,"

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo

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

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

Outlook Latest Issue

Subscribe Now
Short Story

‘Laab’ In The Mountains

He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.

Graphic Novel

Play Us A Memory, Violin Man

They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.

Chinki Sinha
Play Us A Memory, Violin Man


It’s Just Numbers, Love

Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.

Rukmini S.
It’s Just Numbers, Love


The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz