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BREAKING: Here’s Gujarat’s big decision on curfew in the state

The Gujarat government has announced an extension of the curfew to 36 towns and cities of Gujarat. The curfew will be valid from 8 pm to 6 am. The government had initially put the eight municipal corporations under curfew and later extended it to 29 towns and cities. But now it has been extended to...

COVID cases stabilizing, but we are prepared for everything: Guj CM Vijay Rupani

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said that the number of COVID cases in the state was stabilizing. He spoke to the media during a visit to Junagadh on Tuesday. Rupani reiterated that despite the stabilizing of cases, the government was not taking anything lightly and was prepared for the worst scenario if needed. He said...

Why couldn’t mask fine be used to boost health infra for COVID? Shankersinh Vaghela asks Gujarat government

Former Gujarat Chief Minister Shankersinh Vaghela has questioned the Vijay Rupani government over the shortage of hospital beds in the state as it battles COVID. It also said that why could a government that earned crores by penalizing people for not wearing a mask use the same money to set up health infrastructure to battle...

BREAKING: Gujarat govt regulates the price for CT scan, other tests in state. Here are the new charges….

The Gujarat government has fixed the price of CT scans and HRCT- THORAX tests in the state given the surge in COVID. Now, laboratories and hospitals cannot charge more than Rs3,000 for these tests. The new rates will be applicable across the state. Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani announced this following a meeting of the core...

COVID surge: Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani announces new restrictions on weddings and funerals

After getting a rap from the Gujarat high court for its handling of the COVID situation, the Gujarat government led by chief minister Vijay Rupani has made many announcements about new COVID restrictions. Now, not more than 50 people will be allowed at weddings and funerals and all celebrations and events in public places- political, religious,...

BREAKING: Gujarat CM Rupani writes to SEC, wants Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation Elections deferred

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has appealed to the State Election Commission (SEC) to defer the polls to the Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation (GMC) scheduled to be held on April 18. Rupani in a letter to the body said that if the polls continue the state capital will see gatherings. A lot of state government employees...

Govt will bring love-jihad law, Gujarat CM Rupani says during poll campaign

Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani during a campaign in Godhra said that the government will make an effort to bring a law against love-jihad in the coming assembly session. Vijay Rupani was campaigning for the party in the upcoming taluka and district panchayat polls. “We have worked for the development of Godhra. In the coming...

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani tests positive for COVID-19

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has tested positive for COVID-19. Notably, the CM had fainted on stage while addressing a rally in Vadodara after which he was flown to Ahmedabad and admitted to the UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre. Vijay Rupani’s condition stable The hospital administration carried out several tests on the...

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani announces new GIDCs in 8 districts of the state

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced the setting up of new GIDCs, allocation of plots through the online draw, and development of model estates and multistoried sheds in the state on Friday. The chief minister announced the initiatives at a function of GIDC that was held virtually. Rupani announced the setting up of new GIDC...

All farmers in Gujarat will get electricity during the day for irrigation by end of 2022: Vijay Rupani

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Thursday said that farmers of all the 18,000 villages in the state will get power supply during the day time for agriculture purposes by the end of the year 2022. Addressing a gathering in Tilakwada in Narmada for the launch of the Kisan Suryoday Yojana (KSY), Rupani said the...

At meeting with PM Modi, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani details steps taken by Gujarat to curb COVID-19 rise

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Tuesday presented the steps taken by the state to combat the rise in COVID-19 cases post-Diwali. Rupani detailed the steps taken at a virtual meeting that Prime Minister Narendra Modi held with the chief ministers of various states. Home Minister Amit Shah was also present in the meeting. Vijay...

Gujarat bypolls: State records 58.14% polling

Gujarat which saw bypolls for eight seats on Tuesday recorded 58.14% of polling. The highest polling percentage was for Dangs which saw 74.71% of polling while the lowest was in Dhari which saw 45.74% polling.  In all, the bypolls had 80 candidates in the fray for the eight seats. The bypolls for eight seats were...