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Thursday, November 26, 2020

Nitin Patel


Gujarat: Govt to release 980 cusec Narmada water in Kharicut, Fatewadi canals

November 26, 2020 5:38 am

Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel announced the decision on Wednesday while adding that the release of Narmada water in the two canals will continue till March 15.

1,540 Covid cases in state, over 320 in Ahmedabad city

November 26, 2020 1:26 am

Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel, who also holds the health portfolio, assured of additional capacity building in the coming days but refused to address concerns about the crunch in ICU beds, especially in Ahmedabad city.

Gujarat: 1,420 fresh Covid cases, Patel says sufficient beds available

November 21, 2020 10:20 am

Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said sufficient beds are available across the state. With rising Covid-19 cases in the state, Patel directed the government-bonded MBBS doctors to join duty or face action under the Epidemic Diseases Act.

Gujarat: Dalit body seeks Dy CM’s apology for ‘objectionable’ term about Kanodias

November 03, 2020 1:27 am

The Gujarat chapter of Bharatiya Dalit Panther has threatened to burn Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel’s effigies across the state if he does not tender an apology by Tuesday 6 pm.

Police look for man who hurled slipper at Nitin Patel in Karjan

October 27, 2020 1:09 am

Deputy CM Nitin Patel, who addressed a gathering of locals and referred to the 2002 Sabarmati train burning incident in his speech, was speaking to reporters when a slipper hit one of the television microphones, just a few centimetres away from Patel’s face.

Narendra Modi to virtually inaugurate three projects in Gujarat on Oct 24

October 22, 2020 4:50 am

The PM will also launch Kisan Sarvoday Yojana which aims to provide power for agriculture purpose to farmers in the daytime. In the first phase, three districts — Dahod, Junagadh and Gir Somnath — have been included under the project.

Gujarat govt cancels garba this Navratri, issues SOPs for upcoming festivals

October 10, 2020 2:35 pm

The SOPs were declared by an official release from the government. Later, while interacting with mediapersons, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said that the decision regarding the SOPs was taken Thursday night in a meeting of the core committee.

Trump did not believe in wearing mask, got Covid-19: Nitin Patel

October 04, 2020 11:57 pm

Trump and Bolsonaro were known for their aversion to wear masks and eventually contracting the Covid-19 infection. Patel said that corona was a very unpredictable disease and it is very essential to prevent its infection by maintaining social distance and wearing mask.

Gujarat: Assembly passes Bill for setting up Authority for Ambaji temple

September 24, 2020 4:31 am

Although Congress MLAs supported the Bill, some expressed their fears. “Why is it required to bring a Bill to provide amenities for a temple in a tribal area,” asked Congress MLA Anil Joshiyara, adding that he was not against development at the temple.

Surat: Two private labs get closure notice for ‘bogus Covid reports’

September 24, 2020 12:39 pm

Following this, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and deputy chief minister Nitin Patel in a cabinet meeting on Wednesday ordered the Chief Minister Vijay Rupani directed the state health department to conduct a state-wide investigation on private laboratories.