Category Articles: Politics

Around 50% turnout in Junagadh Municipal Corporation election amid rains; Counting on Tuesday

July 21, 2019
Around 50% turnout in Junagadh Municipal Corporation election amid rains; Counting on Tuesday

Junagadh: Polling is underway for general election of Junagadh Municipal Corporation, one of six municipal corporations in Gujarat today amid rounds of showers. Main fight is between ruling BJP and main opposition Congress. Triangle contest is taking place in at least one ward where Congress rebels are contesting as NCP candidates.Counting for JMC election is going to take place on July 23 at Junagadh Agriculture University campus. There are total 2.38 lakh registered voters eligible to ...Read More

Gujarat CM launches ‘Gir cow gold milk’ distribution in Rajkot

July 20, 2019
Gujarat CM launches ‘Gir cow gold milk’ distribution in Rajkot

Rajkot: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today launched the ‘Gir cow gold milk’ distribution under the aegis of Arvind Maniar Charitable Foundation’s no-loss-no-profit scheme at a function at Hemu Gadhvi Hall in Rajkot today. Speaking on the occasion, he called upon the Rajkot citizens to take benefit of Karuna Ambulance, Cattle Camp, Animal Medical Camp, etc. He said that his government is committed to growth of agriculture, animal husbandry and fishery. He specifically mentione...Read More

Gujarat cadre IAS Ajay Bhadoo appointed joint secretary to President of India

July 20, 2019
Gujarat cadre IAS Ajay Bhadoo appointed joint secretary to President of India

Gandhinagar: The appointments committee of the union cabinet has appointed Gujarat cadre Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Ajay Bhadoo as Joint Secretary to the President of India for a tenure co-terminus with the President. Bhadu is 1999 batch IAS officer presently serving as Commissioner of Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) in Gujarat. Yesterday Gujarat cadre IAS T Natarajan was appointed as Senior Advisor to Executive Director of International Monetary Fund(IMF). In one more...Read More

Anandiben Patel appointed as Governor of Uttar Pradesh

July 20, 2019
Anandiben Patel appointed as Governor of Uttar Pradesh

Gandhinagar: Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel has been transferred as new Governor of Uttar Pradesh in a fresh development as the term of outgoing Governor of Uttar Pradesh Ram naik is over. The government today transferred two governors and also made fresh appointments in some states. Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel has been shifted to Uttar Pradesh replacing Ram Naik whose 5-year term comes to an end on July 22. Bihar Governor Lal ji Tandon will replace Anandiben as Madh...Read More

Madhya Pradesh’s threat to stop supply of Narmada water to Gujarat ‘childish, unfortunate, shameful, politically-motivated and ill-intended:CM Vijay Rupani

July 20, 2019

Rajkot: Amid rising tension with Congress led Madhya Pradesh government over sharing of Narmada water, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today alleged that his counter part in the neighboring state Kamalnath and minister for Tourism Department and Narmada Valley Development Department Surendra Singh Baghel alias Honey Singh were issuing ultimatum to stop the supply of water with politically motivated ill-intention. 'Madhya Pradesh Congress government minister Honey Singh has given very ...Read More

All of us are fortunate to be a part of the world’s largest political party: Nadda in Gujarat

July 19, 2019
All of us are fortunate to be a part of the world’s largest political party: Nadda in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: BJP working president J P Nadda today arrived on two day Gujarat visit and held a meeting of party MLAs and office bearers in presence of state in-charge Bhupendra Yadav, national general secretary ( organization) V Satish, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani , DyCM Nitin Patel and state president Jeetu Vaghani. Later in his address Nadda said that all of them should feel themselves fortunate to be a part of the world's largest party. Four decades ago during Jansangh days d...Read More

Rs. 4 lakh to nearest kin of Kankaria amusement ride accident victims; a committee formed to suggest permanent measures

July 19, 2019
Rs. 4 lakh to nearest kin of Kankaria amusement ride accident victims; a committee formed to suggest permanent measures

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today announced Rs. 4 lakh relief from Chief Minister's relief fund to nearest kin of each of two persons who were killed in Kankaria lake front amusement ride collapse incident. Minister of State for Home, Pradipsinh Jadeja told media persons that 6 persons were arrested in this case while treatment of all those injured was sponsored by the State government. Jadeja said the Chief Minister has ordered forensic science laboratory to go to the root ca...Read More

BJP working president JP Nadda on two-day Gujarat visit from Friday

July 18, 2019
BJP working president JP Nadda on two-day Gujarat visit from Friday

Gandhinagar: JP Nadda, national working president of BJP will arrive at Sardar Patel airport in Ahmedabad at 3.00 pm tomorrow. This will be his first visit to Gujarat after becoming working president of party. Nadda soon after his arrival at State party headquarters, will meet MLAs, ministers, MPs, CM, Dy CM, party organization office bearers at 4 pm. He will also hold series of meetings with district, zone level party leaders, core committee and election committee members. Party's organ...Read More

Alpesh Thakor, Dhavalsinh Zala join BJP

July 18, 2019
Alpesh Thakor, Dhavalsinh Zala join BJP

Gandhinagar: Alpesh Thakor and his aide Dhavalsinh Zala today joined BJP at State BJP headquarters 'Kamalam' here. Alpesh and his aide Zala both had resigned from Congress party earlier this month. They had also resigned from State assembly. Alpesh said, he is taking this decision for people's good and development of poor and rural people. He said he is going to join nationalist ideology and will take all people along. Alpesh and Dhavalsinh joined BJP in presence of State BJP chief Jitu Va...Read More

Gujarat CM to visit Delhi to attend first meeting of CMs panel on agricultural reforms

July 17, 2019
Gujarat CM to visit Delhi to attend first meeting of CMs panel on agricultural reforms

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will be in Delhi on Thursday, July 18 to attend the first meeting of Niti Aayog's High Powered Committee of Chief Ministers for Transformation of Indian Agriculture. State officials K.Kailashnathan and Sanjay Prasad will join the CM in this visit. The nine-member committee, including chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Gujarat, will submit its report within two months. Prime Minister Narendra Modi while...Read More