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Congress loses 3 MLAs in two days, Barad joins BJP

November 10, 2022 12:51:05 am

Congress veteran tribal MLA from Chhota Udepur, Mohansinh Rathava, had resigned from the party and joined the BJP Tuesday. Barad was welcomed into the BJP fold by state general secretary Pradipsinh Vaghela at the party’s media centre in Ahmedabad.

Laws should change with changing times: Shah

November 9, 2022 4:16:20 am

On the party’s policy for ticket distribution, Shah said, “Winnability is the only criteria...There is no decision taken because of which the old (current MLAs ) do not get ticket.”

10-time Congress MLA Rathava joins BJP in Gujarat

November 9, 2022 3:50:48 am

Rathava is the MLA from Chhota Udepur constituency, which is reserved for Scheduled Tribe communities. Before joining BJP, Rathva had sent his resignation letter to state Congress president Jagdish Thakor.

CR Paatil at BJP slogan launch: Inner voice of each Gujarati says, ‘I’ve made this Gujarat’

November 8, 2022 4:07:57 am

Launching the campaign slogan and the song from the BJP headquarter Shree Kamalam, Gujarat BJP chief CR Paatil said, “Brave and fighter Gujaratis have made Gujarat with their hard work and sacrifices.

Defends his, PM’s Gujarat visits: It’s dharma to give account of works done, says Shah

November 8, 2022 12:51:03 am

About Hardik, who has sought a ticket from the Viramgam constituency, getting a seat, Shah said, “A decision in this regard will be taken by the parliamentary board.”

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BJP will break records winning maximum number of seats in Gujarat polls: Shah

November 7, 2022 12:35:22 am

In reply to a question related to estimated number of seats that BJP may be winning in the upcoming assembly elections, Shah said, “BJP is going to break all its records in Gujarat whether it is of winning maximum seats or or getting maximum votes. And a government will be formed under the leadership of Nanredrabhai and Bhupendrabhai.”

PM Modi attends mass marriage function, emphasises community service

November 7, 2022 1:55:51 am

The function was organised by Maruti Impex Foundation, which is being run by two industrialist brothers--Dinesh Lakhani and Suresh Lakhani--who run a diamond polishing firm. The Lakhanis belong to the Patidar community.

24 polling booths for 13,700 isolated voters in islands, forests

November 5, 2022 4:18:15 am

The biggest group of isolated voters are on Bet-Dwarka, three kilometres in the sea off Okha and is part of the Devbhumi Dwarka Assembly constituency. The island that can be accessed only by a boat has five polling booths for 5,605 registered voters.

Will fight Gujarat polls under ‘Bhupendrabhai’s’ leadership, says Shah

November 5, 2022 6:40:00 am

“You should ask this question to the Congress," the Union Minister said, adding that a chief minister's tenure under Congress's governance was only two years and one month during Indira Gandhi's time.

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‘Police excess’: Gujarat govt pays Rs 6 lakh to four persons

November 3, 2022 4:11:40 am

In October, the state government made a statement in this regard before the Gujarat High Court (HC) after an inquiry ordered by the court prima facie concluded “police excess”.

Gujarat bridge collapse: Morbi police lodge FIR, cite ‘gross negligence, mismanagement’

October 31, 2022 12:17:52 pm

According to the FIR, “nearly 250-300 people” were on the bridge across the Machchu river when it collapsed on Sunday evening.

PM, CM Patel cancel, defer events after Morbi mishap

October 31, 2022 11:34:43 am

The PM was scheduled to virtually address the page committee members of Gujarat BJP from Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar on the occasion of Diwali on November 1.

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Decision on UCC illegal, without competence and jurisdiction, says Vanzara

October 30, 2022 6:35:45 pm

Minister of State for Home Harsh Sanghavi, on Saturday, announced that the Gujarat government, in its cabinet meeting, decided to form a committee for implementation of UCC in the state.

Gujarat polls: PM Modi to address BJP workers on Nov 1

October 28, 2022 5:13:27 pm

The BJP has been formulating a strategy of having a committee for each page of the voters' list across the state to win each booth in each constituency.

Amit Shah concludes Gujarat tour with Saurashtra visit

October 25, 2022 11:33:26 pm

Also present during all of Shah's four visits were Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel and state party president C R Paatil.

Gujarat: Nitin Patel joins BJP; Balkrishna Patel moves to Congress

October 23, 2022 10:00:57 pm

Balkrishna Patel is a former BJP MLA from Dabhoi constituency while Nitin Patel had contested the 2017 assembly elections from the Naranpura constituency as a Congress candidate.

As BJP’s Gaurav Yatra ends, ‘love jihad’, Narmada back in limelight

October 23, 2022 12:07:12 am

At least at three places, the yatra saw protests, once even on a stretch led by Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal in Morbi.

Gujarat: CM launches, lays foundation for projects worth Rs 3,338 cr

October 22, 2022 3:01:36 am

These developmental works are of departments, including Industries & Mines, Labour & Employment, Home, Energy & Petrochemicals, Water Supply, Health & Family Welfare, Roads & Buildings and Urban Development.

DefExpo 2022 opens to public; AK-203, Rafale model on display

October 22, 2022 10:46:59 am

Though the 12th edition of DefExpo 2022 was largely meant for Indian exhibitors, some foreign counterparts operating through Indian joint-venture firms, including from the US, UK, France and Israel, had also placed exhibits.

Nadiad railway station to be revamped as world-class facility, says Vaishnaw

October 21, 2022 12:49:54 am

Ashwini Vaishnaw made the announcement while addressing a public gathering at Fagvel in Kheda organised to mark the conclusion of a leg of Gujarat Gaurav Yatra that started from Unai in Navsari on October 13.

Indigenous trainer: Air Force to procure 70 aircraft from HAL at Rs 6,826 crore

October 21, 2022 12:49:31 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had unveiled the aircraft at India Pavilion at DefExpo on Wednesday. The procurement by IAF will be done at a cost of Rs 6,826 crore.

Arbuda Sena members detained in Banaskantha

October 21, 2022 12:44:52 am

The members were trying to protest seeking release of former home minister Vipul Chaudhary.

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Arbuda Sena members detained in Banaskantha

October 20, 2022 11:18:51 pm

Arbuda Sena has been protesting for a while now seeking the release of Chaudhary who is in jail in connection with a case of corruption during his tenure as Dudhsagar Dairy chairman.

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Doors of defence ministry are always open: Rajnath Singh to investors at DefExpo 2022

October 20, 2022 2:44:58 pm

The government plans to increase defence production from $12 billion to $22 billion by 2025, said the defence minister while addressing a seminar in Gandhinagar.

Invest in defence industry, assure good returns: Rajnath Singh at DefExpo

October 21, 2022 2:28:52 am

The government plans to increase defence production from $12 billion to $22 billion by 2025, said the defence minister while addressing a seminar in Gandhinagar.