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18-Jul-2019 Gandhinagar

Alpesh Thakor joins BJP, says quit 'bad school to join Gurukul'

Fidgety former Congress legislator and OBC leader Alpesh Thakor along with another rebel MLA Dhavalsinh Jhala eventually donned the saffron scarf at the BJP headquarters here on Thursday amid cheering crowds of the Thakor community."I've quit the school (Congress)...

13-Jul-2019 Gandhinagar

Jai Ram Thakur meets Gujarat Chief Minister

Chief  Minister Jai Ram Thakur met Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani at Gandhinagar yesterday. Industry Minister Bikram Singh was also accompanied Chief Minister for this official meeting.During the meeting, Jai Ram Thakur showed keen interest in new initiatives...

05-Jul-2019 Gandhinagar

BJP's Jaishankar, Jugalkishor set to bag both Gujarat RS seats

BJP candidates, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and party OBC Cell member Jugalkishore Thakor, were on Friday poised to bag both the Rajya Sabha seats that fell vacant in Gujarat, with the ruling party getting 105 votes and the Congress managing 70,...

25-Jun-2019 Gandhinagar

Pompeo visit to India 'very important : Subrahmanyam Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar described the three-day India visit by US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo beginning Tuesday night as "very important", stating that the tensions between US and Iran was a difficult international issue that India was dealing...

25-Jun-2019 Gandhinagar

Jaishankar files nomination for Rajya Sabha bypoll from Gujarat

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and BJP's Gujarat OBC Cell President Jugalji Thakor on Tuesday filed nominations for the July 5 bypoll for the two Rajya Sabha seats from Gujarat.Jaishankar, 64, had joined the BJP on Monday evening. The career bureaucrat...

10-Apr-2019 Gandhinagar

Give me 5 more years to put Congress netas in jail : Narendra Modi

Launching a blistering attack on the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday charged it with looting the country, saying in five years of his government, he has brought the Congress to the doorstep of jail."Give me another five years, and I will ensure...

04-Apr-2019 Gandhinagar

Congress fields 8 Patidars, BJP 6 for Lok Sabha polls

With the filing of nominations for the Gujarat's 26 Lok Sabha seats coming to a close on Thursday, the opposition Congress has doubled its Patidar nominees on the back of its improved performance in the 2017 Assembly elections, while the ruling BJP has fielded...

30-Mar-2019 Gandhinagar

Amit Shah's wife's income grew 16-fold in 5 years

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Saturday said his wife Sonal Shah's income grew from Rs 14 lakh annually to Rs 2.3 crore in the last five years, which is a 16-fold increase. The declaration was made by Shah while filing his nomination papers...

30-Mar-2019 Gandhinagar

Amit Shah files nomination, vows to pursue Advani's legacy

BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday filed his nomination papers for the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat in Gujarat, promising to pursue the legacy of party veteran L.K. Advani who had represented the constituency since 1998 but was now denied a ticket.Shah, contesting...

30-Mar-2019 Gandhinagar

Badal praises Modi for his decisive nature

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) supremo Prakash Singh Badal on Saturday heaped praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his decisive nature and also on BJP President Amit Shah for his extraordinary organisational abilities.Addressing a gathering here before Shah files...

30-Mar-2019 Gandhinagar

Amit Shah files nomination for Gandhinagar seat

BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday filed his nomination papers for the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat, promising to pursue the legacy of party veteran L.K. Advani who had been representing the constituency.Shah, contesting his first Lok Sabha election, urged...

30-Mar-2019 Gandhinagar

Uddhav Thackeray praises Modi, slams opposition

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday showered praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and hit out at opposition parties and said that the differences between the BJP and Sena have ended.Addressing a gathering before BJP President Amit Shah filed his...

12-Mar-2019 Adalaj (Gujarat)

This Lok Sabha election another freedom struggle : Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Tuesday urged people to consider the Lok Sabha polls as "another independence struggle" and told them to raise the real issues facing them instead of getting drawn into trivialities."Your greatest weapon is awareness...

12-Mar-2019 Gandhinagar

BJP will be ousted, vows one GST : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the BJP-led NDA government will be ousted in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and promised farm loan waiver, minimum income guarantee scheme and a single-rate GST regime if the Congress comes to power at the Centre.He...

12-Mar-2019 Adalaj (Gujarat)

Vote for your future, Priyanka Gandhi tells people

Terming the coming Lok Sabha elections "another independence struggle", Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Tuesday urged the voters to ask tough questions from the government and raise "real issues" facing them and the country instead of getting drawn...

12-Mar-2019 Ahmedabad/Adalaj (Gandhinagar)

Rahul Gandhi confident Hardik Patel will win

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday expressed confidence that Patidar leader Hardik Patel will not only contest the Lok Sabha polls but also win, soon after the youngster embraced the grand old party and set at rest speculations about his political affiliations."Hardik...

09-Jan-2019 Gandhinagar

Acharya Devvrat meets Gujarat Chief Minister

Governor Acharya Devvrat today called on Chief Minister of Gujarat Vijay Rupani during his five-day tour to Gujarat.The Governor discussed various issues of development with him and said that Himachal Pradesh could take the advantage of Gujarat in the infrastructure...

26-Dec-2018 Gandhinagar

Corruption a norm now, was not so 20-25 years ago : Vijay Rupani

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani was at his candid best on Wednesday when he regretted that corruption in the government system had become a norm now, while stating that officials would think twice before indulging in it around 25 years ago."Twenty to 25...

22-Dec-2018 Gandhinagar

Government committed to bringing triple talaq law : Narendra Modi

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said despite all "obstacles" from fundamentalists and Opposition, his government was committed to bringing  a law against the practice of triple talaq to ensure social justice for Muslim women."Despite all the...

21-Dec-2018 Gandhinagar

Cong spreading lies on Rafale : Nirmala Sitharaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said the Congress was misleading the country on Rafale and Sohrabuddin issues, but the truth was out after court judgments.The Defence Minister was in Gandhinagar to inaugurate and address the BJP Mahila Morcha Sammelan."Just...

04-Dec-2018 Gandhinagar

Dialogue best solution to Ayodhya issue : Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said here on Tuesday that a constructive dialogue between the opposing parties was the best solution to the vexed Ram Mandir issue."I believe in dialogue," the spiritual guru told IANS on the sidelines of the first convocation...

24-Oct-2018 Gandhinagar

Six killed in Kutch, security tightened

Six people were killed in a clash that broke out between two OBC communities in Chasra village in Mundra taluka (tehsil) late on Tuesday night, police said today, adding security has been beefed up in the desert district of Kutch.Minister of State for Home...

21-Oct-2018 Gandhinagar

Ahwaan Kumar joins 'Kaal Bhairav Rahasya 2'

After being part of the first season of "Kaal Bhairav Rahasya", actor Ahwaan Kumar has now joined the cast of the show's second season."I'm very excited to be part of the second season of the show. I'm the only person who was in the first season and now in...

22-Aug-2018 Gandhinagar

Congress questions Gujarat government's probe into groundnut scam

Gujarat Leader of the Opposition Paresh Dhanani on Tuesday said the state governments ordering a one-man inquiry committee into the alleged groundnut procurement scam was to cover up its own "wrong-doings"."This is the eleventh such commission ordered by state...

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