December 24, 2019 4:40 am
“Previous governments have admitted that only 15% of their development funds reached the poor. The rest was distributed illegally. Thus, poverty was not eradicated, but the population of the poor increased,” Patel said.
December 04, 2019 8:08 am
The letter threatened to blow up the Raj Bhavan building with dynamite if Governor Anandiben Patel did not vacate it in the next 10 days.
August 23, 2019 10:15 am
The blueprint detailing the activities to be performed in adopted villages will be given to vice-chancellors and when all will join hands and work in rural areas, the picture of the state will be changed in five years, said Governor Anandiben Patel
July 22, 2019 4:06 am
Sources in the Raj Bhawan said that since January 1950, when the State was formally notified as Uttar Pradesh, there has not been any woman Governor, so far.
July 21, 2019 7:14 am
Noted lawyer and former Janata Dal MP Jagdeep Dhankhar has been appointed as the Governor of West Bengal, replacing Keshari Nath Tripathi. Another senior BJP leader, Ramesh Bais, has been appointed Tripura Governor.
July 20, 2019 7:19 pm
Anandiben was the Governor of Madhya Pradesh and Lal Ji Tandon was the Bihar Governor. The appointments will take effect from the dates they assume charge of their respective offices.
February 03, 2019 9:40 pm
"Modi sahab ka dhyan rakhana (take care of PM Modi)," the governor was heard telling a group of villagers who raised the issue of employment for local youths.
July 29, 2018 5:42 am
She was responding to Pakistan’s Prime Minister-elect Imran Khan, who said “If India takes one step towards us, we will take two steps toward them”.
June 21, 2018 6:15 pm
Stressing on the need of a balanced diet required for the well being of the newborn and the mother, she said, "If the children are bottle-fed then their fate will also be shattered the way a bottle does."
June 19, 2018 6:45 am
Congress has criticised Patel’s directives. “Has she shown the same alacrity in seeking reports about matters concerning education,’’ asked Congress spokesman Manak Agrawal.
February 08, 2016 4:58 pm
New Delhi, Feb 08 (ANI): Reiterating their demand for an investigation into the land allotments under Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his tenure as Gujarat's Chief Minister, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Monday said that it was a clear case of impropriety, alleged corruption and a definite case of conflict of interest. Asserting that it was a fit case for a court-monitored investigation, he added that certain new facts have emerged which make the charge of gross impropriety and conflict of interest more damning. The Congress had earlier demanded a Supreme Court-monitored Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe in the matter following reports about the Modi-led Gujarat government's land deals with business associates of Anar Patel, the daughter of incumbent Chief Minister Anandiben Patel. However, the BJP accused the Opposition of levelling "false and baseless allegations to cover up its own corruption".
January 10, 2016 10:44 am
Ahmedabad, Jan 10 (ANI): The skyline of Ahmedabad wore a vibrant look on Sunday as the 27th International Kite Festival kicked off with fliers from over 30 countries joining the riot of colours. Kite festivals were held across the state of Gujarat during the last week, which culminated to the one organised at the Sabarmati riverfront, which was officially inaugurated by state chief Anandiben Patel and Governor O.P. Kohli. As kites of various shapes and colours dotted the horizon, international participants expressed their enthusiasm about the festival. Another flier from Italy, who had taken part in the festival before, was all in praise for the festival. The International Kite Festival is being celebrated in Gujarat since 1989.
August 18, 2015 6:44 pm