Union Minister for Urban Development M Venkaiah Naidu announced here onThursday that the central government has prepared a blueprint for the new urban housing scheme, to be called 'Sardar Patel National Housing Mission'.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Gujarat on Tuesday, a day ahead a day ahead of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the state, said that the strength of the Bharatiya Janata Party were its workers and its organisation.
Ahead of by-elections in Gujarat, the BJP`s state parliamentary board held a meeting at its headquarters in Gandhinagar to finalise its panel of probable candidates for contests to one Lok Sabha and nine Assembly seats.
Giving a clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Gujarat police on Friday filed a closure report in a metropolitan court here in a case of alleged violation of model code of conduct during the Lok Sabha election.
All Congress MLAs present in Gujarat Assembly, except two, were on Friday suspended for a day after they disrupted proceedings while protesting inside the House alleging removal of their questions from the list.
In an effort to have "good co-ordination" between the functioning of Gujarat government and the BJP, Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel visited state BJP headquarters to discuss programmes like `Krushi Mahotsava` and `Kanya Kelvani Mahotsava`.
Even as string of dignitaries and leaders of various countries attended Narendra Modi`s swearing-in ceremony as Prime Minister on Monday, his mother Hiraba stayed at home to watch her son take the oath.
Scores of students of Jawaharlal Nehru University on Saturday staged a protest at Jantar Mantar against the Gujarat Government and Narendra Modi, demanding compensation for six convicts who were acquitted by the Supreme Court in the 2002 Akshardham Temple attack case in Gandhinagar.