A special COVID-19 vaccination drive for children in the 15 to 18 age group was launched across Gujarat on Monday morning, with the state health department setting a target to cover 36 lakh beneficiaries in the category in one week.
Addressing a press conference over the Omicron issue, Additional Chief Secretary, Health, Manoj Aggarwal, said the administration is fully prepared to deal with any situation and required arrangements have been made as per the Centre's guidelines.
The written exam for the recruitment of 186 head clerks was held at different centres across the state on December 12 by the Gujarat Subordinate Service Selection Board (GSSSB), with nearly 88,000 aspirants appearing for the test.
Chief minister Bhupendra Patel was in Mumbai on December 2 to promote the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2022.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah has been invited as the chief guest, said Anju Sharma, principal secretary of the state's Labour and Employment Department.
The Gujarat government has said 400 people will be allowed to participate in Eid-e-Milad processions, only if the procession is confined to the local area boundaries.
BJP MLA Nimaben Acharya was elected unopposed for the post of Gujarat Assembly Speaker, after being supported by Opposition Congress.
The Congress leader P Chidambaram said BJP government in Gujarat will be voted of power in 2022.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
Talking to reporters on Sunday, state BJP president C R Paatil said, 'Bhupendra Patel will take oath as the chief minister. Only the chief minister will be sworn in tomorrow.'
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
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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