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Chidamabaram Ridicules BJP Over Vijay Rupani’s Resignation

Sep 17, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Congress leader P Chidambaram said BJP government in Gujarat will be voted of power in 2022.

Bhupendra Patel Cabinet: 24 Ministers Take Oath As Part Of New Gujarat Govt

Sep 16, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Ex-Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi, former state BJP president Jitu Vaghani were sworn in as Gujarat ministers. No names from the previous Vijay Rupani cabinet were inducted.


New Gujarat Cabinet To Take Oath In Two Days: All You Need To Know

The rushed swearing-in of new Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel took place following the dramatic exit of Vijay Rupani on Saturday. 59-year-old Patel was the only minister to have been sworn in.

Chidambaram Chides BJP Over Ex Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani’s Resignation

Sep 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Congress leader P Chidambaram said BJP is ‘busy replacing’ Chief Ministers in the states and asked when the party realized that they were ‘non-performing CMs’.


BJP's Surprise Pick Bhupendra Patel Takes Oath As Gujarat Chief Minister

Bhupendra Patel is a first-term MLA and just like Narendra Modi, has never held a ministerial post in Gujarat before becoming the CM. Patel's inauguration ceremony was attended by Union Minister Amit Shah.

12 September, 2021

Bhupendra Patel, The New Gujarat CM: Why BJP Chose Him

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

Patel won the 2017 Gujarat Legislative Assembly elections from Ghatlodia constituency, defeating Congress candidate Shashikant Patel. A qualified engineer, and also a builder, he is considered close to former chief minister Anandiben Patel


12 September, 2021

Rupani Successor Likely To Be Decided Today After Gujarat BJP Legislators' Meet

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'I will hold consultations with Gujarat leaders, then the central leadership will take a decision,' said Prahlad Joshi. BJP general secretary Tarun Chaag has also reached Ahmedabad.


11 September, 2021

‘If Vijay Rupani Has Failed Gujarat, It Means Failure Of PM Modi’: Congress

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Congress alleged there are fratricidal wars and deep infighting in the BJP ruled states.


11 September, 2021

Next CM Speculation List Includes Nitin Patel, Mansukh Mandaviya's Name As Rupani Steps Down

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'Names of Patel, Faldu, Rupala and Mandaviya are being discussed. But it is impossible to say who will be the chief minister as the decision will be taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi,' a party leader said.


11 September, 2021

Why Did Vijay Rupani Resign And Who Will Be The Next Gujarat Chief Minister

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

BJP is gearing up for elections in end-2022 and possibly did not want to go with the incumbent chief minister. The second big reason to ease out Rupani is the state’s response to Covid-19. Who will be the next Chief Minister?


12 June, 2021

Gujarat Govt Hails MGNREGA Scheme As ‘Lifesaver’ During Pandemic

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MGNREGA was launched by the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government in 2006.


02 April, 2021

After MP And UP, Gujarat Assembly Passes ‘Love Jihad’ Bill Penalising ‘Unlawful’ Religious Conversion

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The Bill will have provision for 3-10 years in jail and a fine of up to Rs 5 lakh if the accused is found guilty.


07 March, 2021

Indo-China Border Row: PM Modi Lauds Military For Its 'Resolute Dedication'

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the remark while addressing the valedictory session of the Combined Commanders Conference.


15 February, 2021

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Tests Positive For Covid

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Chief Minister fainted on stage while delivering a speech in Vadodara on Sunday and was admitted to U N Mehta Hospital in Ahmedabad


15 February, 2021

Gujarat To Bring Law Against 'Love Jihad': CM Vijay Rupani

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The major announcement comes amid a poll rally in Vadodara ahead of the municipal corporation elections.


15 February, 2021

Watch: Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani Faints On Stage During Speech In Vadodara, Flown To Ahmedabad

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This was Rupani's third political rally during the day in Vadodara.


20 January, 2021

Internet Explodes With Memes After Gujarat Govt Renames Dragon Fruit As ‘Kamalam’

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According to the CM Vijay Rupani, the word dragon for the fruit sounded inappropriate and so the Gujarat government had decided for the fruit to be called Kamalam.


20 January, 2021

Dragon Fruit To Be Renamed As 'Kamalam'; Gujarat CM Says 'Looks Like Lotus'

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'The name dragon fruit is not proper, and due to its name one thinks of China. So we have given it the name 'Kamalam'," Rupani said.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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