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Amid ruckus, rift in SP comes out in open

May 24, 2022 6:15 am

Notably, Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party of Om Prakash Rajbhar also kept away from the protest during the Governor's address. Rajbhar, who is an ally of the Samajwadi Party, did not join the SP members in the protest.

Stormy start, SP protests Governor’s speech

May 24, 2022 3:06 am

Carrying placards against the BJP government on issues of price rise, farmers, unemployment, law and order among others, the SP members shouted “Go back, Governor” slogan, and kept shouting and hooting even as Patel continued her speech for an hour and 15 minutes.

Ramapati Shastri appointed pro-tem speaker

March 24, 2022 4:05 am

After the 2017 victory, Shastri was given the portfolios of Minister for Social Welfare and Scheduled Cast and Scheduled Tribe Welfare ministries in the Yogi Adityanath government.

Anandiben Patel to lay foundation stone of medical college being set up by Patidars

March 24, 2022 3:11 am

The land for the medical college was donated by director of Kiran Gems, Vallabhbhai Lakhani. It will be the first medical college of Patidar community in Surat.

Anandiben tells class one officers to ‘adopt’ kids to end malnutrition

December 31, 2021 5:25 am

Gujarat CM said that after taking over as the Governor of UP, she has 'adopted' patients suffering from TB.

Work started getting done after Modi became PM: UP Governor

December 23, 2021 6:14 am

🔴 Patel said that previous governments both at the Centre and in Uttar Pradesh did nothing that was visible to the people, whereas the present government's work “can be seen and felt by all”.

Need to have 'happiness centres' in varsities to promote mental well-being of students: UP Governor

December 23, 2021 9:37 am

Highlighting that students these days are better in embracing technology than the teachers, the Governor said, "Why don't teachers take help from such students in technology and include them in committees?"

Bhupendra Patel: The new Gujarat chief

September 20, 2021 7:19 pm

In a dramatic turn of events, BJP replaced its Gujarat CM with a first-time MLA last week. Ritu Sharma & Parimal Dabhi on Bhupendra Patel’s dizzying rise — from a young man who sold firecrackers, to the owner of a construction firm and corporator, to the 17th Chief Minister of Gujarat

The Anandiben parallel: this time, how the tables turned on Vijay Rupani

September 14, 2021 12:29 pm

With Vijay Rupani’s exit Saturday, a year ahead of polls in December 2022, the tables are turned reflecting the changing contours of power in the Gujarat BJP.

Leaders who removed Anandiben Patel from Gujarat CM post celebrating Nari Gaurav Divas: Chavda

August 04, 2021 11:38 pm

Patel was elected chief minister of Gujarat in 2014 after Modi was elected Prime Minister. However, she resigned on August 1 amid Patidar quota stir peaking in the state. Vijay Rupani succeeded her and was sworn in as CM of Gujarat on August 7, 2016.


Gujarat land deal: Congress adamant on SIT probe, slams PM's 'silence'

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".

International kite festival takes off in Ahmedabad

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.