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500-metre area around Somnath, Ambaji temples declared 'veg zones'

The move means that non-vegetarian food, such as meat and chicken, cannot be sold near the premises of these two temples.

Jan 26, 2019, 08:11 AM IST

India didn't sign up for this: Congress tears into controversial remarks of BJP CMs

Both the chief ministers have been in the centre of the public eye after making a string of controversial statements.

May 01, 2018, 06:44 AM IST

Will work unflaggingly for the downtrodden and needy: Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani

Vijay Rupani on Tuesday took office as Gujarat CM for a second straight term on Tuesday.

Dec 26, 2017, 22:08 PM IST

Vijay Rupani takes oath as Gujarat CM, PM Modi attends: In Pics

Vijay Rupani was on Tuesday sworn-in as the Gujarat CM for the second consecutive time.

Dec 26, 2017, 18:34 PM IST

PM Modi once again thanks people of Gujarat for BJP's win in Assembly polls

Vijay Rupani was on Tuesday sworn-in as the Gujarat CM for the second consecutive time.

Dec 26, 2017, 17:47 PM IST

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

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 am.

Dec 24, 2017, 14:52 PM IST

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

Gujarat BJP MLAs likely to choose new CM on Friday

The BJP has 99 seats in the 182-member Assembly, seven more than the 92 required for forming a government but its lowest in a long time. 

Dec 20, 2017, 22:50 PM IST

Gujarat Assembly elections 2017: Star candidate - Vijay Rupani

The Gujarat Chief Minister will try to retain his Rajkot West seat.

Nov 28, 2017, 15:05 PM IST

Gujarat Elections 2017: 75% votes will go to BJP, says Chief Minister Vijay Rupani

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani is confident that the Bharatiya Janata Party will secure a massive victory in the upcoming state polls, scheduled to be held in December. 

Oct 25, 2017, 15:17 PM IST

Shah Rukh Khan meets Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani

On Thursday, Shah Rukh shared a photograph of himself along with Rupani and thanked him.

Jun 22, 2017, 15:17 PM IST

Vijay Rupani or Nitin Patel as Gujarat CM: Amit Shah to announce name after BJP Legislative Party meet

The name of the next CM of Gujarat to succeed Anandiben Patel would be announced on Friday after the BJP legislative party meeting in this regard.

Aug 05, 2016, 09:04 AM IST

BJP will replace Anandiben Patel with Amit Shah: Arvind Kejriwal

Gujarat's first woman Chief Minister Anandiben Patel on Monday offered to quit in keeping with the BJP's "laudable tradition" of leaders vacating their posts as they turn 75.

Aug 01, 2016, 21:14 PM IST

Pressure from BJP top brass behind Anandiben Patel's resignation offer: Congress

Congress on Monday said Anandiben Patel has decided to step down as Gujarat Chief Minister due to pressure from the top leadership of BJP which is "losing ground" in the state, and termed the move an indication of the saffron party's defeat in the assembly polls due next year.

Aug 01, 2016, 21:05 PM IST

Anandiben Patel's letter to be placed before BJP parliamentary board: Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah said on Monday that he will place before the party`s parliamentary board -- one of the BJP`s apex decision-making forum -- a letter from Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel asking the leadership to relieve her of her post.

Aug 01, 2016, 19:13 PM IST

Anandiben Patel offers to resign as Gujarat CM; BJP Parliamentary Board to take call on successor

Anandiben Patel took charge as Gujarat`s first woman chief minister after Narendra Modi took charge as the Prime Minister.

Aug 01, 2016, 17:12 PM IST

'White House under George Bush was against denying visa to Narendra Modi'

The Bush White House was against denying a US visa to the then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in 2005, according to a former senior administration official who worked on the national security staff of the then Vice President Dick Cheney.

Jul 23, 2016, 14:42 PM IST

Anandiben refutes reports of her exit as Gujarat CM

Anandiben blamed media for linking her and state Health Minister Nitin Patel's visit to Delhi, suggesting that a change of leadership in Gujarat was imminent.

May 17, 2016, 19:02 PM IST

Gujarat government’s new policy to boost regional cinema

The Gujarat CM took to Twitter Tuesday to announce the new policy that would encourage filmmakers to contribute more to Gujarati cinema.

Feb 02, 2016, 12:06 PM IST