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Gujarat: AIIMS to be set up near Rajkot, says Deputy CM Nitin Patel

“The Ministry of Health has conveyed it that the Centre has decided to set up AIIMS at Khandheri village near Rajkot city. We have already identified land which will be given free,” Nitin Patel told reporters in Gandhinagar.

Gujarat Dy CM writes to Arun Jaitley on ‘cheap fabric import killing local industries’

According to FOGWA and FIASWI, post the GST, import of silk, knitted fabrics, garments etc from Vietnam and Bangladesh has doubled.


Did not claim government money: Gujarat Deputy CM on undergoing surgery at Mumbai hospital

The Congress had asked if Patel, who also holds the health portfolio, did not trust hospitals and doctors in Gujarat.

Gujarat govt announces Rs 6,500 crore package for 96 rain-deficient talukas

Listing out the details of the special package, Patel said on an average every taluka will receive financial aid of Rs 28-30 crore. "In the 14 talukas where it has rained between Rs 250-300 mm, the farmers will get a lump sum amount of Rs 6,300 per hectare," he added.

Gujarat planning law to curb fake news: Deputy CM Nitin Patel

Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said that his government has been planning to bring such a law for the last three to four months.

Gujarat mulling law to curb fake news on social media, says deputy CM Nitin Patel

Nitin Patel said some people with malafide intentions were misusing social media to create enmity between castes and communities, to harass people and destabilise the country.


Now, Gujarat govt keen on renaming Ahmedabad as Karnavati

Speaking to reporters in Gandhinagar, deputy chief minister Nitin Patel said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government was willing to change Ahmedabad's name if it gets past the legal hurdles and receives required support.

Opposition criticises Uttar Pradesh govt's move, Gujarat for Ahmedabad name change

In Gandhinagar, Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel congratulated the UP government for changing the name of Faizabad district to Ayodhya district.

Gujarat Deputy CM Nitin Patel: Migrants who fled state are returning

While claiming that that “peace has been restored”, the deputy CM said on Saturday that “many among those who fled to their native places have returned”. He added that migrants had contributed to the growth story of Gujarat.

Gujarat deputy CM Nitin Patel: Migrants who fled have started returning

Allegations that a 14-month-old was raped by a migrant in Gujarat’s Sabarkantha district recently triggered violence in the state, following which hundreds of migrants from UP and Bihar started fleeing the state.