Day Before PM Modi’s Gujarat Visit, 2 Hardik Patel Aides Join BJP: 10 Facts

22-10-2017

AHMEDABAD:  Raising hopes of its ability to contain the damage to its support base among Gujarat's powerful Patel community, the BJP on Saturday acquired two prominent faces of the agitation that Hardik Patel had aggressively led in 2015, and they hit the ground running. In their first comments made hours before Prime Minister Narendra Modi lands in south Gujarat for his last tour before the assembly elections are declared, Varun Patel and Reshma Patel called the 24-year-old face of the Patidar agitation a "Congress agent" and asked the community to stick with the BJP.  Here are the top 10 facts on this story Staunch critics of the ruling BJP at the height of the

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February 3, 2017

Manohar Parrikar's remarks during a rally for the 2017 Goa elections had triggered a controversy. HIGHLIGHTS Defence Minister had made the remarks at an election rally near Panaji. 'Accept money from any party but vote for BJP', said the minister. Delhi Chief Minister also triggered a row after making similar statement.

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Union Budget 2017: Arun Jaitley’s Budget Balm For Poor Has No Election Freebies
February 2, 2017

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