Bhupendra Patel

Gujarat appoints Hasmukh Adhia, SS Rathore as CM’s advisors

Former Union Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia and former Roads and Buildings Secretary SS Rathore have been appointed as advisors to Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel.

CM Bhupendra Patel’s cabinet: OBC and tribal leaders dominate

Bhupendra Patel was sworn in as Chief Minister of Gujarat for a second term on Monday afternoon, with prime minister Narendra Modi union ministers Amit Shah, Smriti Irani, and Rajnath Singh, and leaders of states ruled by the Bharatiya Janata Party, or their allies, in attendance. The BJP claimed a landslide in the prime minister’s […]

Gujarat: CM Bhupendra Patel’s cabinet to have women, tribal and young faces

With the oath-taking ceremony just days away, interest around who would make it to the cabinet of Chief Minister Bhupendra Singh has peaked. The New Indian learns that the cabinet will have many women, youth and tribal faces. Though all ministers in Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel’s Cabinet have won in the assembly polls, except MoS […]

Key seats that gave BJP its grandest win in Gujarat

Some key constituencies were responsible for the landslide victory. We unpack what went into clinching these key seats.

Bhupendra Patel, the modest CM who took everyone by surprise

Bhupendra Patel, who is scheduled to take oath for the second time on December 12, broke his own 2017 record to win his seat, Ghatlodia, by a staggering margin of 1,92,263 votes.  A protege of current UP governor Anandiben Patel, Bhupendra won with the highest margin of 1,17,750 votes in 2017, breaking the previous record […]

Gujarat CM oath taking on Dec 12: BJP’s Patil after 150-plus tally

The BJP is set for a landslide victory in Gujarat to retain power for a seventh straight term and is likely to break previous records by winning the highest number of seats in any assembly election in the state. As BJP hit the 150 plus seats mark, the Gujarat state leadership wasted no time in […]

Gujarat polls: Why third front is a non starter in the state

Aam Aadmi Party’s entry into the fray in Gujarat has opened up discussion about the feasibility of a third front in the state. Historically, the possibility of a third front forming a formidable power block in Gujarat has been bleak. But with first phase of voting in Gujarat over for 89 seats and remaining 93 […]

Gujarat Election: Amit Shah Chairs BJP Core Committee Meet For Second Day

Union Home minister Amit Shah chaired a meeting of BJP core committee members as the party hit the ground for the upcoming assembly elections in Gujarat.

Gujarat: 35 Feared Dead As British-Era Bridge Collapses

At least 35 people are feared dead as a suspension bridge on the Machchhu river in Gujarat’s Morbi collapsed on Sunday.

PM Modi To Lay Foundation Stone Of Cheese Plant In Gujarat

GANDHINAGAR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone and dedicate three new plants of Sabar Dairy in Gujarat on Thursday. The plant is estimated to raise the annual income of cattle rearers in the state by around ₹700 crores annually. The Gujarat Government led by Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel is taking dedicated steps […]