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  • Unhappy with bureaucracy, two Gujarat BJP MLAs meet Deputy CM

    Ahmedabad, Two BJP MLAs from Vadodara, who have expressed their unhappiness over the functioning of the bureaucracy in Gujarat, today met Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel at Gandhinagar and conveyed their concerns. After the meeting, Nitin Patel said he has assured the MLAs – Madhu Srivastav and Ketan Inamdar – their grievances will be addressed and action will be taken against officers deliberately delaying projects in their assembly segments.

  • ‘Displeased’ Gujarat Dy CM yet to take charge of portfolios

    Gandhinagar : The old comrade-in-arms have turned new adversaries with Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and his deputy Nitin Patel at loggerheads over distribution of the ”plums” of office in Gujarat. With the crisis escalating, the BJP High Command has gone into damage control and a senior leader is being rushed to Gujarat to soothen ruffled feathers, more-so after Congress began fanning the flames terming it an example of injustice to the Patidar

  • Vijay Rupani sworn-in as Gujarat CM, Patel Dy CM; 18 ministers also take oath

    Gandhinagar : A 20-member, two-tier ministry headed by chief minister Vijay Rupani with Nitin Patel as his deputy took charge of Gujarat here on Tuesday with a galaxy of their party leaders including prime minister Narendra Modi party chief Amit Shah and chief ministers of 18 BJP ruled states in attendance.

  • Gujarat’s new government to take oath of office today

    Ahmedabad : The new government led by Vijay Rupani would take the oath of office and secrecy at a grand ceremony in Gandhinagar on Tuesday in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and a galaxy of senior BJP leaders and chief ministers of NDA-ruled states.

  • Gujarat: Vijay Rupani to continue as CM, Nitin Patel to stay as his deputy

    Gujarat: Vijay Rupani on Friday has been announced as the chief minister of Gujarat. Nitin Patel will also continue as the Deputy Chief Minister of the state. Meanwhile, Rupani supporters are celebrating outside the BJP office in Gujarat’s Gandhinagar.

  • Bedlam in Guj Assembly: 2 Cong MLAs suspended

    Gandhinagar : The Gujarat Vidhan Sabha on Thursday witnessed scenes of violence over the suicide by farmers with legislators of the ruling BJP and opposition Congress exchanging blows. The fracas in the Assembly left minister of state for women and child welfare Nirmaa Wadhvani as well as Congress MLA Baldev Thakore injured.

  • Prabhu announces four new trains

    Vadodara: Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today announced four new categories of trains, one for unreserved passengers and three for reserved ones, which will be operational in the next couple of months.

  • Gujarat Assembly to ratify GST bill this month

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Assembly is all set to ratify the Constitution Amendment Bill on GST during its two-day session beginning August 22, also the first sitting of the House after Vijay Rupani took over as Chief Minister of the BJP-ruled state, replacing Anandiben Patel.

  • Nitin Patel – the Patidar face of new Gujarat govt

    Ahmedabad : For Gujarat’s new Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Ratilal Patel, who lost the top job to Vijay Rupani at the last moment, the challenge will be to placate his own Patidar community ahead of next year’s elections.

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    Vijay Rupani takes oath as Gujarat CM

    Gandhinagar: The oath taking ceremony of Vijay Rupani and Nitin Patel as the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat respectively will take place at Mahatma Mandi here.

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    Gujarat: Rupani meets Guv to stake claim; swearing-in tomorrow

    Gandhinagar: Chief Minister designate Vijay Rupani today met Gujarat Governor O P Kohli to stake claim to form the new government, a day after he was elected by BJP MLAs as their leader. After staking claim, BJP state in-charge Dinesh Sharma announced that Rupani will take oath tomorrow at 12.40 PM.