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Alpesh Thakor

BJP names ex-Congress MLA Alpesh Thakor for Gujarat bypolls

Thakor, who was elected on a Congress ticket in 2017 and resigned as MLA to join the BJP, will contest from Radhanpur, the seat he had won.

30 Sep 2019 9:00 AM

Former Congress Alpesh Thakor, Dhavalsinh Zala join BJP

On July 15, Gujarat Kshatriya Thakor Sena (GKTS) leader Amit Thakor announced that Alpesh and Zala will join the BJP.

18 Jul 2019 5:57 PM

Alpesh Thakor, Dhavalsinh Zala to join BJP soon, claims Thakor Sena

Alpesh was given an ultimatum by the Sena to choose either the Congress or the Thakor Sena. Alpesh and Zala quit the Congress in April 2019.

15 Jul 2019 5:41 PM

Wary of horse trading ahead of RS by-polls, Gujarat Cong to move 65 MLAs to Abu

The party termed the move as ‘precautionary’ and a result of ‘thwarting BJP's attempt of luring the MLAs for cross-voting.’

03 Jul 2019 8:55 PM

Congress wants disqualification of Alpesh Thakor as MLA; moves High Court

There are rumors of Thakor joining the BJP along with Congress’ Bayad MLA Dhavalsinh Zala.

25 Jun 2019 2:05 PM


'I have no plans to join BJP,' says Gujarat MLA Alpesh Thakor

Last month, along with Alpesh Thakor, MLA Dhavalsinh Thakor and MLA Bharatji Thakor also resigned from the Congress.

28 May 2019 11:18 AM

Rumours about Alpesh Thakor joining BJP gather pace

He won from the Radhanpur Assembly constituency on a Congress ticket in the 2017 elections.

28 May 2019 2:04 AM

Jolt to Gujarat Cong as MLA Bhupendra Khant disqualified

Gujarat Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi told mediapersons on Friday that his office had received governor Om Orakash Kohli’s verdict.

04 May 2019 7:22 AM

Alpesh Thakor’s political future hinges on LS results

There was some buzz that he would join the BJP but that did not happen.

27 Apr 2019 1:54 AM

Cong’s OBC face in Gujarat Alpesh Thakor quits party

Thakor Sena is an outfit of the youth of the Thakor community in North Gujarat led by Mr Thakor.

11 Apr 2019 4:31 AM


Ultimatum to Congress MLAs Alpesh, Zala to quit party

On March 7, Zala, a close friend of Alpesh, had told ANI that the BJP contacted him regarding joining the party.

10 Apr 2019 4:40 PM

Thakor Sena asks Alpesh to resign from Congress in 24 hours

Speculations were rife that Thakor may quit the Congress as he was unhappy with the local party leadership.

10 Apr 2019 2:23 PM

BJP, Cong still to name candidates on some LS seats in Gujarat

Gujarat has 26 Lok Sabha seats and the ruling party has declared 19 candidates so far.

29 Mar 2019 5:49 PM

Alpesh Thakor says will remain with Congress

This has given some relief to the party in the state which issurrounded by many problems.

13 Mar 2019 2:21 AM

Insiders and outsiders: Why migrants are vital

Young India is hungry for jobs that pay, and there are not enough — a harsh reality that even official documents are forced to acknowledge.

18 Oct 2018 4:32 AM


UP posters offer Rs 1 crore bounty on Alpesh Thakor

The posters of a little-known organisation, Maharani Padmavati Youth Brigade, said, “Mr Thakor’s act against labourers and others is cowardice.

16 Oct 2018 1:50 AM

CM Nitish Kumar urges Biharis to stay put in Gujarat

Our chief secretary and DGP are in constant touch with their counterparts in Gujarat. We are keeping a watch on the situation there.

10 Oct 2018 2:12 AM

Bihar, UP workers leave Gujarat after attacks over toddler’s rape

A worker from Bihar allegedly raped 14-month-old girl in village near Himmatnagar town, 100 km from Ahmedabad, on Sep 28.

07 Oct 2018 1:30 PM

‘Will give life or get reservation’: Hardik Patel to go on indefinite fast from August 25

Calling it his 'last fight' for the demand for quota, Hardik Patel posted a video message on Facebook announcing his indefinite fast.

08 Jul 2018 9:11 PM

Hardik Patel, Alpesh Thakor, Jignesh Mevani booked over 'raid' at woman's house

The complainant said the trio and their supporters entered her house when no male member was present there.

07 Jul 2018 8:24 PM