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Gujarat government announces sops for poor, farmers in interim budget

Health insurance coverage limit under Mukhyamantri Amrutam Vatsaliya Yojana was enhanced from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 5 lakh. 

Feb 19, 2019, 23:21 PM IST

Vijay Rupani pips Nitin Patel to bag Gujarat CM post; says will make the state India's role model

The sudden decision to name Vijay Rupani as the Gujarat Chief Minister was taken amid heated arguments at a meeting of BJP MLAs chaired by Amit Shah.

Aug 06, 2016, 00:17 AM IST

Must appreciate Vijay Rupani's courage for agreeing to steer a sinking ship: Congress

In a left-handed compliment for Vijay Rupani after he was chosen as the new Chief Minister of Gujarat, Congress on Friday said one must "appreciate his courage for agreeing to steer a sinking ship".

Aug 05, 2016, 22:49 PM IST

Vijay Rupani: From Rangoon-born RSS boy to next CM of Gujarat

What apparently weighed in Vijay Rupani​'s favour among other things is his closeness to BJP chief Amit Shah.

Aug 05, 2016, 21:14 PM IST

REVEALED: This is why Vijay Rupani got edge over Nitin Patel for Gujarat CM post

The announcement of Vijay ​Rupani's name as the Gujarat Chief Minister came as a surprise since Nitin Patel was being presumed the final choice.

Aug 05, 2016, 20:21 PM IST

Vijay Rupani appointed as new Gujarat CM, says will make the state a role model for India

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said the BJP members unanimously decided the name of Vijay Rupani for the Gujarat CM seat.

Aug 05, 2016, 19:57 PM IST