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First meeting of new Gujarat cabinet led by Vijay Rupani on Wednesday

First meeting of new Gujarat cabinet led by Vijay Rupani on Wednesday

The first meeting of the newly-elected Gujarat cabinet led by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will be held in Gandhinagar on Wednesday.

Dec 26, 2017, 14:47 PM IST
Low-profile RSS man Vijay Rupani back at the helm

Low-profile RSS man Vijay Rupani back at the helm

Born in Rangoon (now Yangon, Myanmar) Rupani, 61, joined an RSS shakha as a schoolboy, before graduating to the BJP via the Sangh's students wing--the ABVP.

Dec 26, 2017, 14:25 PM IST
BJP's show of strength in Gujarat as Vijay Rupani takes oath as Chief Minister

BJP's show of strength in Gujarat as Vijay Rupani takes oath as Chief Minister

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi and BJP patriarch LK Advani attended the event.

Dec 26, 2017, 12:00 PM IST
Vijay Rupani to swear-in for second term as Gujarat Chief Minister today

Vijay Rupani to swear-in for second term as Gujarat Chief Minister today

Vijay Rupani and Nitin Patel have been elected as the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister of the state respectively.

Dec 26, 2017, 07:14 AM IST
Nitish, Sushil to attend Rupani's oath-taking ceremony

Nitish, Sushil to attend Rupani's oath-taking ceremony

Kumar and Modi are likely to leave late tonight for Gandhinagar, where the ceremony will take place tomorrow.

Dec 25, 2017, 22:23 PM IST
More than 350 couples tie the knot in Gujarat, West Bengal in mass weddings

More than 350 couples tie the knot in Gujarat, West Bengal in mass weddings

As many as 251 couples in Gujarat's Surat tied the knot at a mass wedding ceremony on Sunday.

Dec 25, 2017, 15:08 PM IST
Even if Rahul were to camp in Gujarat, Congress will lose in 2022, says BJP

Even if Rahul were to camp in Gujarat, Congress will lose in 2022, says BJP

Jitu Vaghani on Sunday said even if Rahul Gandhi were to live in the state for the next five years, his party won't be able to wrest the power.

Dec 25, 2017, 00:49 AM IST
Even if Rahul were to camp in Gujarat, Congress will lose in 2022: BJP

Even if Rahul were to camp in Gujarat, Congress will lose in 2022: BJP

The Congress president had exuded confidence yesterday that after increasing the tally in the elections earlier this month, his party would come to power in Gujarat in the 2022 Assembly polls.

Dec 24, 2017, 22:07 PM IST
Vijay Rupani to be sworn in as Gujarat CM for second time on December 26

Vijay Rupani to be sworn in as Gujarat CM for second time on December 26

Vijay Rupani will be sworn in the Chief Minister of Gujarat for the second consecutive term on Tuesday, December 26. The swearing-in ceremony will take place at Gandhinagar Sachivalaya Ground at 11

Dec 24, 2017, 14:52 PM IST
Modi's Gujarat model debunked during polls: Rahul Gandhi

Modi's Gujarat model debunked during polls: Rahul Gandhi

The Congress chief held zone-wise "introspection meetings" here to ascertain reasons for the party's defeat.

Dec 23, 2017, 23:15 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi offers prayers at Somnath temple in Gujarat

Rahul Gandhi offers prayers at Somnath temple in Gujarat

The Congress leader landed at Keshod Airport in Saurashtra and offered prayers at the temple which is about 420 km from the state capital.

Dec 23, 2017, 19:02 PM IST
Rahul in Gujarat, visits Somnath temple, meets party leaders

Rahul in Gujarat, visits Somnath temple, meets party leaders

During his earlier visit, a controversy had erupted after he was shown as a non-Hindu in the temple registry, which the ruling BJP latched on to and created a hullabaloo.

Dec 23, 2017, 18:18 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi visits Gujarat, offers prayers at Somnath Temple - See pics

Rahul Gandhi visits Gujarat, offers prayers at Somnath Temple - See pics

The President of the grand old party is on a three-day visit to Gujarat.

Dec 23, 2017, 12:13 PM IST
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi to begin 3-day Gujarat visit from Somnath Temple

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi to begin 3-day Gujarat visit from Somnath Temple

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday will visit Gujarat and attend review meetings to analyse the party's showing in the assembly elections.

Dec 23, 2017, 07:57 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi to begin his Gujarat visit from Somnath Temple

Rahul Gandhi to begin his Gujarat visit from Somnath Temple

Congress along with its alies won 80 seats and restricted BJP to less 100 in a state it considers its fortress.  

Dec 22, 2017, 23:57 PM IST
BJP reaches 100 mark in Gujarat with support of Congress rebel

BJP reaches 100 mark in Gujarat with support of Congress rebel

Ratansinh Rathore, the newly-elected independent legislator from Lunawada constituency, has sent a letter to the Governor of Gujarat, OP Kohli, declaring his intent of lending support to the BJP

Dec 22, 2017, 23:05 PM IST
Vijay Rupani to continue as Gujarat Chief Minister, Nitin Patel to remain his deputy

Vijay Rupani to continue as Gujarat Chief Minister, Nitin Patel to remain his deputy

Though there were grievances because the BJP could not even get 100 seats in the elections, Vijay Rupani was seen as an acceptable face in the party.   

Dec 22, 2017, 17:06 PM IST
Vijay Rupani likely to continue as Gujarat CM, BJP may appoint 2 Deputy CMs like UP

Vijay Rupani likely to continue as Gujarat CM, BJP may appoint 2 Deputy CMs like UP

As per reports, Vijay Rupani is likely to retain the post of the state Chief Minister and will have two Deputy Chief Ministers like the party has in Uttar Pradesh. 

Dec 22, 2017, 12:59 PM IST
Who will be the next Gujarat CM? BJP leaders meet to decide

Who will be the next Gujarat CM? BJP leaders meet to decide

The top leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party will meet the newly elected MLAs in Gujarat on Friday to elect the next chief minister of the state. 

Dec 22, 2017, 11:55 AM IST
Congress doubts functioning of EVMs in Gujarat Assembly Elections, may move HC

Congress doubts functioning of EVMs in Gujarat Assembly Elections, may move HC

On Tuesday, a day after the Gujarat election results were declared, a senior official of the election machinery had said there was a "100 percent match" in a random vote count on EVMs and paper trail

Dec 21, 2017, 23:55 PM IST