Free Press Journal
  • Docs on toes as Hardik loses 11 kg in 12 days

    Gandhinagar : The Vijay Rupani led BJP government in Gujarat, already on pins and needles over  Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader Hardik Patel’s 12 day long and continuing indefinite fast, braced for his followers intention to intensify the stir.

  • BJP welcomes Cong defector with ministerial berth in Guj

    Gandhinagar : The Congress suffered a setback when disgruntled senior Congress leader in Gujarat Kunvarji Bavalia on Tuesday resigned from the party and the state Assembly, joined the BJP and within minutes was inducted in the Vijay Rupani cabinet as a cabinet minister.

  • Veteran Gujarati writer, humourist Vinod Bhatt dies

    Ahmedabad, May 23  Eminent Gujarati writer and humourist Vinod Bhatt died at his residence here today following a prolonged illness, his family members said today. He was 80. Bhatt was bed-ridden for a long time due to kidney failure, his family members told reporters. As per his last wish, his body will be donated for medical research, they said. The veteran writer was best known for his humour columns in Gujarati newspapers,

  • Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani claims that Narad was a man of information like Google

    Days after Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb’s bizzare claim that internet existed in the days of Mahabharata, another Chief Minister from BJP has made another bizarre claim. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, on Sunday, compared Internet search engine Google to the likes of mythological sage Narad.

  • Vijay Rupani to take oath as Gujarat Chief Minister today

    Ahmedabad (Gujarat): Vijay Rupani is all set to swear-in as the Chief Minister of Gujarat on Tuesday, at the Gandhinagar Sachivalaya Ground here. The ceremony will take place at 11 am.

  • 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.

  • Congress guns for Gujarat CM Rupani in SEBI case of manipulative share trading

    Gandhinagar: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over a report that says SEBI had imposed penalties on several entities, including Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani’s family, for “manipulative trading in shares.” “Na khaunga, na khane dunga ki kahani. Shah-zada, Shaurya aur ab Vijay Rupani (Another story of ‘will not be corrupt myself, nor allow others to be’),” Gandhi tweeted.

  • PM Modi government bolstering practice of Yoga in India: Ramdev

    Ahmedabad: A day ahead of the International Yoga Day on June 21, Yoga guru Baba Ramdev appreciated the efforts of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) for celebrating it on a huge scale here on Tuesday. He said that Yoga is an integral part of the Indian culture and the present government is doing a lot to strengthen it.

  • `670 bn investment for high speed bullet trains in Gujarat

    Gandhinagar : Indian Railways has entered into an agreement with Gujarat government to invest Rs 670 billion for high-speed bullet train between Ahmedabad-Mumbai, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani told Cogencis. The railways have signed another investment pact of Rs 1 billion to build a container depot at Rajkot, Rupani said.

  • Early poll talk is Cong rumour, says Guj CM

    Ahmedabad : Rubbishing speculation about the possibility of early Assembly polls in Gujarat, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said the elections would be held on schedule, during the later part of this year, and blamed the Congress for spreading such “rumours.”