Jignesh Mevani

Jignesh Mevani says Congress will defeat BJP in 2022 Gujarat polls

Jignesh Mevani said Congress played a key role in the Indian independence movement and he has decided to join the Sonia Gandhi-led party as he thinks it can end the "misrule" of the BJP.

published on : 7th October 2021

Posters welcoming Kanhaiya Kumar outside Congress office before his joining

Congress general secretary KC Venugopal and Gujarat Congress working president Hardik Patel are also likely to be present when Kumar and Mevani will join the Congress.

published on : 28th September 2021

Kanhaiya Kumar, Jignesh Mevani to join Congress on September 28

Sources in Congress said Rahul Gandhi wants to overhaul the Congress party by bringing more young and fresh faces to take on the BJP. 

published on : 26th September 2021

Dalit leader and Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani to join Congress

The development comes ahead of the next year's Assembly elections in the BJP-ruled Gujarat.

published on : 25th September 2021

Kanhaiya Kumar, Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani to join Congress in October: Reports

Congress leaders had confirmed that Kanhaiya was in talks with the party and that they were looking to induct him to strengthen the party in Bihar.

published on : 20th September 2021

After Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani, JNU student leader Umar Khalid receives death threats from same gangster

Khalid approached the police with a complaint about the threats from the man who identified himself as fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari and a case was registered.

published on : 9th June 2018

Received death threat from fugitive gangster: Jignesh Mevani

Dalit leader and Independent MLA from Gujarat Jignesh Mevani today alleged that he had received a death threat from a person who identified himself as fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari.

published on : 8th June 2018

Jignesh Mevani claims he received death threat

Dalit leader and Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani today alleged that a man threatened to shoot him.

published on : 7th June 2018

Defamation case filed against Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani in Pune

A defamation case has been registered against Gujarat MLA and Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani after he allegedly tweeted a morphed picture of a city-based columnist, police said today.

published on : 6th June 2018

Outrage after Dalit man thrashed to death in Gujarat; Jignesh Mevani fumes after video of incident goes viral

According to the complaint filed by the victim's wife, Jayaben Vaniya, her husband was beaten up by five people as they suspected the couple of committing a theft.

published on : 21st May 2018

Jignesh Mevani visits Dalit families in Alwar, enquires about violence during Bharat Bandh

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani today visited Dalit families in Alwar and enquired about the violence in the district during a Bharat bandh last month.

published on : 13th May 2018

Karnataka polls: BJP files complaint against Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani for remarks on PM Narendra Modi

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

published on : 1st May 2018

Gujarat Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani stopped at Jaipur Airport

The administration of Nagaur, where Mevani had a rally, had restricted his visit and the police stopped the Gujarat MLA at the airport to inform him about the order.

published on : 15th April 2018

SC/ST Act: Dalit leaders ask Centre to restore status quo by August 15

Setting a deadline of August 15, the Dalit leaders threatened massive protests across the country if the issue was not resolved.

published on : 13th April 2018

Anger over Dalit activist's death snowballs; Jignesh Mevani, Hardik Patel, Alpesh Thakor up ante

Angry crowds shooed away BJP MLAs from visiting the deceased's family, while demonstrations were held in various parts of the state.

published on : 17th February 2018
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