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Gujarat Finance Minister presents highest-ever Rs 2 lakh crore-plus budget

Presenting his seventh budget, Nitin Patel called it a "historical moment as the first time since the formation of the state, a budget size of over Rs two lakh crore is being presented in this house".

Jul 03, 2019, 15:16 PM IST

Bhim Army chief says atrocities on Dalits on rise in Gujarat, warns of agitation

Citing an instance of Dalits being allegedly boycotted by upper caste people in Lohr village in Mehsana district after a youth from the community took out a wedding procession, he said several such incidents have happened in the state.

May 18, 2019, 21:14 PM IST

1,018 infants died at Adani-run hospital in 5 years: Gujarat government

The disclosure was made by Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel in a written reply in the Assembly on the deaths of infants at the hospital.

Feb 21, 2019, 18:08 PM IST

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

Gujarat budget: Focus on farmers, unemployed youth; Congress boycotts finance minister's speech

Vijay Rupani government in Gujarat on Tuesday presented a Rs 783-crore surplus budget.

Feb 20, 2018, 23:10 PM IST

Patidar businessmen pledge to give jobs to 10 lakh by 2026

Global Patidar Business Summit comes at a time when Patidar organisations led by Hardik Patel and others have been agitating for reservations in jobs and education.

Jan 05, 2018, 19:43 PM IST

Now, Gujarat's fisheries minister Purshottam Solanki fumes over portfolio

On December 31, 2017, Gujarat Deputy CM Nitin Patel was given the finance portfolio.

Jan 02, 2018, 19:30 PM IST

After Amit Shah's intervention, Gujarat Deputy CM Nitin Patel gets Finance portfolio

Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel has been given charge of Finance portfolio amid reports that he was unhappy with the portfolios that were earlier allocated to him.

Dec 31, 2017, 17:46 PM IST

Gujarat's 'miffed' Dy CM Nitin Patel to take charge of ministries today

Days after reports of his displeasure to the party leadership over the departments allotted to him, Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said that he will be visiting the Secretariat and taking charge of the ministries on Sunday.

Dec 31, 2017, 11:35 AM IST

Patidar group announces bandh in Mehsana on Monday in support of 'sulking' Gujarat Deputy CM Nitin Patel

Hardik Patel on Sunday urged Nitin Patel to quit the BJP along with 10 party MLAs and join the Congress for a "deserving" position.

Dec 30, 2017, 17:53 PM IST

'Displeased' Gujarat Deputy CM yet to take charge of portfolios

Days after being sworn into office, Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel is yet to take charge of the portfolios alloted to him, with a source in the BJP saying he has conveyed his displeasure to the party leadership over the departments alloted to him.

Dec 30, 2017, 15:17 PM IST

Hardik Patel advises 'unhappy' Gujarat Deputy CM Nitin Patel to quit Cabinet, join Congress

Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel is reportedly miffed with the portfolios allocated to him.

Dec 30, 2017, 13:29 PM IST

LIVE: Vijay Rupani, Nitin Patel take oath; BJP's show of strength at ceremony in Gujarat

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

Dec 26, 2017, 07:37 AM IST

Vijay Rupani to take oath as Gujarat CM on Tuesday at grand ceremony, PM Modi to attend

BJP has 99 MLAs in the 182-member Gujarat Assembly.

Dec 25, 2017, 21:46 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 CM resigns, all eyes on MLAs' meet to select Vijay Rupani's successor

In the recently concluded polls, BJP retained power by winning 99 seats in the 182-member Assembly while the Congress claimed 77. 

Dec 21, 2017, 21:01 PM IST

Gujarat to seal its verdict in final phase polling today; PM, Rahul urge record turnout

The counting of votes for Gujarat Assembly elections will be on December 18. 

Dec 13, 2017, 23:55 PM IST

Gujarat elections: Rahul Gandhi back on poll campaigning, to visit Ahmedabad, Kheda on Dec 8

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will once again be in Gujarat, landing in the state on the eve of the first-phase polls, to campaign in north and central Gujarat regions for the second phase of the state Assembly elections.

Dec 07, 2017, 23:06 PM IST

Gujarat Assembly elections 2017: Star candidate – Nitin Patel

Gujarat's Deputy Chief Minister is looking to retain his seat in the Mehsana constituency.

Nov 28, 2017, 16:22 PM IST

Hardik Patel-Congress deal: Nitin Patel says 'fools' have accepted formula given by 'fools'

Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel on Wednesday called convenor of Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS), Hardik Patel a 'fool', for accepting Congress' demand for reservation for the Patel community.

Nov 23, 2017, 07:37 AM IST