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Bhupendra Patel meets Nitin Patel ahead of oath-taking today at 2.20 pm

Gandhinagar: The BJP-led Gujarat government’s new chief, Bhupendra Patel, will take oath as the chief minister at 2.20 pm on Monday. In the morning, the CM-designate reached Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel’s house to meet him ahead of the oath-taking ceremony. Union Home Minister Amit Shah is scheduled to attend Bhupendra Patel’s oath-taking ceremony. Chief...

Here’s what Nitin Patel said about the next Gujarat CM

As the suspense over the next chief minister of Gujarat intensifies, one of the names doing the rounds for the top job, Nitin Patel, who is also the deputy chief minister of the state, has said that a person who is “popular experienced and takes everyone together” should be selected for heading the state government....

Union ministers arrive in Gujarat to oversee selection of new CM

Union ministers Narendra Singh Tomar and Prahlad Joshi landed in Gujarat on Sunday as the BJP’s central observers. The duo will participate in a meeting of the BJP legislature party at 3 pm at the state headquarters for the selection of the new chief minister following the resignation of Vijay Rupani. Notably, Rupani resigned on...

Sardardham Bhavan in Ahmedabad inagurated by PM Modi

The prime minister also did bhoomi poojan for Sardardham Phase-II girls’ hostel via video-conferencing Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated Sardardham Bhavan, a state-of-the-art hostel facility for boys and girls from rural areas, in Ahmedabad. The inauguration was done via video-conferencing at 11 am on Saturday. The complex, which has been...

Nitin Patel stirs up hornet’s nest, says Constitution, courts only till Hindus in majority

Gujarat Deputy CM Nitin Patel was speaking at Bharat Mata temple in Gandhinagar Gandhinagar: During the inauguration of the Bharat Mata temple in Gandhinagr, Gujarat’s Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel made a controversial comment. He warned that talks about the Constitution, laws and secularism will last only as long as Hindus remain in majority in...

PM Modi inaugurates Somnath promenade, other projects virtually

He also inaugurated Somnath exhibition centrem and reconstructed temple precinct and laid the foundation stone for Parvati Mata temple Gir Somnath: The much-awaited Somnath seaside promenade was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday via video conference. He also inaugurated other infrastructural projects and laid the foundation stone for a temple The temple...

RT-PCR test in Gujarat becomes cheaper; private lab test to cost Rs 400

Gandhinagar: The Gujarat government has announced reduction of the charges of Covid-19 RT-PCR test done privately. Now, an RT-PCR done in a private lab will cost Rs 400, while it will be Rs 550 in case the sample is collected from home. Earlier, the cost of lab test was Rs 700, while the one where...

Amid strict Covid protocol, 144th Jagannath Rath Yatra taken out in Ahmedabad without devotees

CM Rupani performed the ‘Pahind vidhi’ at Jagannath temple in Jamalpur early on Monday morning; was accompanied by deputy CM Nitin Patel and Home Minister Pradipsinh Jadeja Ahmedabad: The 144th Jagannath Rath Yatra rolled out from the Jagannath Temple in Jamalpur early on Monday morning, also the Ashadhi Beej (second day of the Gujarati month...

Rath Yatra 2021: Jal Yatra taken out in Ahmedabad

DyCM Nitin Patel and Home Minister Pradipsinh Jadeja participated in the ceremony on the banks of Sabarmati Ahmedabad: The ‘Jal Yatra’ was held at the banks of Sabarmati River in Ahmedabad Thursday morning as part of the 144th Jagannath Rath Yatra. Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel and Home Minister Pradipsinh Jadeja offered prayers along with...

Flyover near Vaishnodevi circle on SG highway built at cost of Rs28 cr to be thrown open for public soon, Nitin Patel

Work on 6 lane underpass near ring road begins Deputy chief minister Nitin Patel on Thursday said that despite the COVID situation infrastructure projects in the state continued in an attempt to ensure that economic activities were not hindered and employment was generated. Patel said the flyover on the Gandhinagar-Sarkhej highway near the Vaishnodevei circle...

Nitin Patel beats COVID-19, discharged from hospital

Gujarat’s Deputy Chief Minister, as well as health minister of the state, Nitin Patel, on Sunday, was discharged from the UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre after he successfully defeated COVID-19. Nitin Patel was availing COVID treatment at the hospital for the past 15 days. Notably, Patel was admitted to the hospital on...

Nitin Patel admits shortage of beds, health facilities in Gujarat as COVID cases surge

Gujarat’s health minister Nitin Patel on Sunday admitted that there is a dearth of beds required for COVID-19 patients in the state—a fact that the government had been denying for the past few days despite media reports suggesting so. Patel said that the current requirement of beds and allied healthcare facilities in view of the...