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Himachal going Gujarat way? CM Jairam Thakur reaches Delhi after summons from BJP high command

New Delhi: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur reached New Delhi on Tuesday to meet BJP leader. He reached the capital after being summoned by the party high command. He was accompanied by Principal Secretary Dr RN Batta. On his visit to Delhi, Jairam Thakur said he had “come to attend a scheduled meeting”.  He...

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....

Vijay Rupani 4th BJP CM in a year to vacate seat prematurely

Gandhinagar: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani’s resignation on Saturday took everyone by surprise. While Rupani said at a press conference after his resignation that he had stepped down willingly, speculations are rife about the actual reason for his exit. The change of guard in Gujarat comes just ahead of the crucial Assembly elections next year. Hence,...

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani resigns after 5 years at helm of affairs

He met the Governor on Saturday to hand over his resignation Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani resigned from his post on Saturday. He met Governor Acharya Devvrat to hand over his resignation, after which he briefed the media about his decision. He thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah for trusting...

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...

Gujarat government eases curfew for Janmashtami, Ganesh Chaturthi

Gandhinagar: Those wanting to join Janmashtami and Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations in temples and at public places can set aside curfew worries for some time. The Gujarat government has announced relaxation in curfew on the night of August 30 and from September 9 to 19. Currently, night curfew is in place in eight municipal corporations of...

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...

CM Rupani lays foundation stone of Vadtal Swaminarayan temple’s hostel for poor students

Anand: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani laid the foundation stone of the Shri Swaminarayan Temple-run hostel and temple in Vallabh Vidyanagar in presence of Acharya Maharaj Shri Rakeshprasadji. Approximately 1,000 students will be provided accommodation and food at the hostel for free. According to the authorities, the hostel will be a boon for students from the...

Amid drop in Covid-19 cases, classroom teaching for grades 9-11 in Gujarat to resume from July 26

Decision to allow classroom teaching for more students was taken at core committee meeting chaired by CM Vijay Rupani Gandhinagar: With the daily figure of Covid-19 cases in the state declining, the state government has decided to allow resumption of classroom teaching for more students. Following a meeting of the core committee, chaired by Chief...

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...

Gujarat govt decides to utilise Rajkot’s Manuben Dhebar Sanatorium as COVID care facility

As part of its preparation to combat the expected third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Gujarat government has decided to make use of the Manuben Dhebar Sanatorium in Rajkot to erect a temporary 100 bed COVID facility. The decision in this regard was taken during a high power committee headed by Chief Minister Vijay...

Gujarat announces new Electric Vehicle Policy

The policy will offer subsidies on purchase of 2, 3 and 4-wheeler electric vehicles; govt to also support setting up of charging stations Gandhinagar: The state government has announced the new Gujarat Electric Vehicle Policy 2021 to further promote green mobility. Under the policy, subsidies will be given to buyers of two, three and four-wheeler...