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Bhupendra Patel to replace Vijay Rupani as Gujarat CM

Ghatlodiya MLA Bhupendra Patel will be the new chief minister of Gujarat following the resignation of Vijay Rupani on Saturday. The announcement in this regard was made by the BJP after the meeting of the BJP legislative party in Gandhinagar. Several names were doing the rounds for the top post, including that of Nitin Patel...

BJP selects Dinesh Prajapati, Rambhai Mokariya for two vacant Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat

The BJP on Tuesday announced the name of its candidates for the upcoming election for the two vacant Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat. Notably, the election for the two vacant Rajya Sabha seats will be held on March 1. The two candidates selected by the saffron party are Dinesh Prajapati and Rambhai Mokariya. The BJP...

Congress demands COVID-19 test of BJP leaders who shared stage with CM Rupani

With Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani testing positive for COVID-19, several BJP functionaries who were working in tandem with the CM in the campaign for the local body polls scheduled later this month are under fear of contracting the viral infection. Notably, CM Rupani while addressing a poll rally in Vadodara last week fainted on...

BJP MLA Madhu Shrivastav threatens journalists

BJP MLA from Vaghodia, Madhu Srivastav, on Monday threatened journalists saying that they should refrain from asking him bitter questions or else he will get them beaten. Notably, the BJP has denied a ticket to Madhu Srivastav’s son, Dipak, for the Vadodara Municipal Corporation elections after which he has filed his nomination from ward 15...

Unrest in BJP’s Jamnagar unit over new rules for selection of candidates for local body election

BJP’s new rule for the selection of candidates for civic body elections scheduled later this month has not gone down well with several party leaders who have failed to secure a ticket for themselves or their family members. One such incident has come to the fore from Jamnagar in which former deputy mayor of Jamnagar...

AAP to contest upcoming local body polls in Gujarat, releases first list of candidates

The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday announced that it will contest the upcoming local body elections in Gujarat. The announcement was made by the party’s Delhi MP and spokesperson Atishi. While releasing the first list of 504 candidates on Sunday, AAP has asserted that it will contest from all the seats in...

Congress releases sting operation video of Somabhai Patel

The political battle between the BJP and the Congress intensified on Sunday just before the bye-elections for eight Assembly in Gujarat. Notably, Gujarat Congress on Sunday released a sting operation video of former Congress MP and MLA Somabhai Patel and a corporator from Gandhinagar to drive home its allegations of horse-trading by the BJP. Notably,...

BJP declares candidates for Gujarat bypolls

The BJP on Sunday declared the names of seven candidates who will contest the Gujarat Assembly bye-elections scheduled on November 3. However, the saffron party is yet to take a call on the Limbdi seat and it is expected that the party will soon declare its candidate for the same. The list of candidates who...

Mansukh Mandaviya says farm laws to make farmers “aatmanirbhar”

Union minister of state for chemicals and fertilisers Mansukh Mandaviya on Sunday criticised the Opposition for “misleading the farmers” against the contentious farm legislations. Mansukh Mandaviya, who was in Surat, clarified on various aspects of the farm bills to substantiate that these legislations are going to benefit and empower the farmers. While enumerating on the...

BJP criticises Sanjay Raut for calling Ahmedabad a “mini Pakistan”

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut who is fighting a war of words with actor Kangana Ranaut attracted fresh criticism from the BJP. Notably, BJP on Monday lambasted Raut for trying to defame Gujarat by calling Ahmedabad a “mini Pakistan”. The saffron party demanded an apology from Sanjay Raut. War of words Raut, while speaking to...

Gujarat BJP to hold parliamentary board meeting on Aug 17-18

The Gujarat BJP’s parliamentary board meeting is going to be held on August 17 and 18 at its headquarters ‘Kamalam’. The meeting will be headed by the Gujarat BJP chief CR Patil. It will be also attended by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel and Union minister Parshottam Rupala. Discussion on civic...

MP CR Patil of Navsari is new Gujarat BJP President

The BJP on Monday appointed party MP CR Patil as chief of its Gujarat unit.Navsari MP CR Patil is a three-time MP from Navsari and has won the last two terms by a margin of more than five lakh votes. Patil replaces Jitu Vaghani as the Gujarat party president. CR Patil won the 2019 Lok...