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Gandhinagar: Miffed at being given ‘light-weight’ portfolios, Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel was on Friday conspicuous by his absence in his office even as all the newly-anointed Cabinet colleagues took charge of their respective ministries allotted to them by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani in the new BJP government in Gujarat. Patel was holding the hefty …

Gandhinagar: The re-elected Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani’s oath ceremony was graced by the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday. The Gujarat CM took the oath of office and secrecy in state capital Gandhinagar in his mother-tongue Gujarati. Party President Amit Shah was also at the event along with all the key authorities of …

Ahmedabad: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has retained Vijay Rupani as the chief minister of Gujarat after emerging victorious in the recently concluded elections, announced Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday. The decision to elect Rupani as the leader of legislative party was officially announced after a high-profile legislative party meeting convened by Jaitley and joined …

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Monday said the people of the state had rejected the “divisive and casteist politics” of the Congress and voted for the BJP’s development model. Rupani also said the Parliamentary Board of the party will decide on the Chief Ministerial candidate. “The people of the state have rejected the divisive …

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Wednesday announced that that he would not allow Padmavati, the controversial directorial venture of Sanjay Leela Bhansali, to release in the poll-bound state. “There is a lot of sensitivity in Kshatriya and Rajput communities with regards to certain depiction of history. We respect their feelings and with elections on …

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Wednesday accused former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of lying to the people of Gujarat on the issue of Narmada. “It is with deep sadness I am saying this that such a senior person is lying to people of Gujarat on the Narmada project. In his address in Ahmedabad, he …

Jambusar (Gujarat): Congress veteran Ahmed Patel on Wednesday tore into Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani for linking him with a suspected ISIS operative, asserting that it was unbecoming of a head of the government to stoop this low and the BJP had no right to speak of terrorism. “BJP speaking of …

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government on Sunday set up a three-member expert committee to inquire into death of nine infants in 24 hours at the Ahmedabad Civil Hospital, even as 18 children succumbed at the government facility during the last three days. “This is a very sad incident and we have already appointed a committee to …