Naresh Patel interview: ‘If a face like I join any party, not only Cong but any party, wouldn’t I be a CM face? I’d be.’

The Patidar leader and industrialist, Naresh Patel, the chairman of the Shree Khodaldham Trust (SKT), the leading organization of Leuva Patels in Gujarat, declared Thursday that he was not joining politics “for now”, adding that Khodaldham will instead set up an academy to train youths for politics. In an interview with The Indian Express, he … Read more

Praful Patel on AIFF elections: Dragging this issue can be very disastrous… please do not underestimate FIFA’s strength to take radical decisions

Fearing a FIFA ban, which could grind most activities to a halt, former All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel said he will talk to FIFA president Gianni Infantino and secretary-general Fatma Samoura to request them not to take such strong action. Patel also said he’ll speak with the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators … Read more

Explained: The cases against Hardik Patel, what they mean for his election prospects

What are the cases against Hardik, and how can they impact his political career? The Indian Express explains. The cases registered against Hardik Patel Hardik has been named as an accused in at least 30 FIRs filed between 2015 and 2018. Of these, seven were registered in 2015, implicating Hardik for several criminal offences such … Read more

Praful Patel: The artful dribbler shown the red card

For someone not interested in football administration, Praful Patel has done well for himself. The career politician has been at the helm of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) for more than a decade, was named the Vice-President of the Asian Football Council in 2015 and, four years later, got promoted to the all-powerful FIFA … Read more

After meteoric rise, 28-year-old Patidar leader Hardik Patel deals body blow to Congress

When he had launched the Patidar quota agitation as the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) founder in 2015, Hardik Patel, then aged 22, had not imagined how he would soon fire the imagination of the community’s youth, who were struggling to secure education and jobs after their agrarian assets had shrunk. Having established himself in … Read more

Who is Reshma Patel?

Among those convicted along with Independent MLA Jignesh Mevani by a magistrate’s court in Mesana Thursday on charges of assembly was Reshma Patel. The woman face of the 2015 Patidar quota agitation, the 35-year-old has since emerged as a determined leader to find her way in state politics, acknowledged by even her opponents for her … Read more

Rohit Sharma behind Kuldeep Yadav’s resurgence, Virat Kohli preferred Axar Patel because of his batting capabilities, says Kuldeep’s childhood coach | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: A few rough seasons with the Kolkata Knight Riders franchise in the IPL, not enough chances in the national team, warming benches, carrying drinks and injury setbacks – Kuldeep Yadav has gone through a lot in the past three years. But the left-arm wrist spinner is back with a bang and is currently … Read more