Gujarat gets top spot in perception based national logistics index for 3rd time, UP up 7 notches

Gujarat has one again topped a national index of mobility of goods and efficiency of logistics chain, closely followed by Haryana and Punjab. The state has been ranked the highest in the third edition of the Logistics Ease Across Different States (LEADS) index which is based on indicators such as infrastructure, services, timelines, traceability, competitiveness, … Read more

Gujarat to harvest record high groundnut crop, says SEA

Industry body Solvent Extractors’ Association (SEA) of India has pegged the groundnut production of Gujarat, the top producer of the oilseed at 38.55 lakh tonnes, up by 8.74% than the previous year. A team of SEA headed by GG Patel, convener, SEA Oilseed Crop Estimate Committee carried out the crop survey, informed SEA in a … Read more

BJP leaders laud PM Narendra Modi on completion of 20 years in public office

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday completed 20 years as the head of a government, including over 13 years as Gujarat chief minister, with top BJP leaders lauding his leadership and crediting him for ushering in good governance and development. Home minister Amit Shah, who has been a close aide of Modi for over three … Read more

Brand new ministers take oath in Gujarat; none from team Rupani

The new Gujarat ministry of 24 ministers, including 10 of cabinet rank and 14 ministers of state, was sworn in at Gandhinagar on Thursday. Not a single minister from the previous Rupani regime has been included in the new ministry. While the swearing-in ceremony was delayed by a day due to resistance from some members … Read more

Bhupendra Patel’s appointment is a message to other communities that only PM should matter to people of the state

Having appointed Bhupendra Patel, a Patidar as the chief minister of Gujarat, the upcoming challenge for the BJP would be to build confidence among other communities, particularly the OBCs who form a significant chunk of the state’s voter base. The party, in the run-up to the 2022 assembly polls, has to work to not only … Read more

Election-bound states focus of organisational Changes in BJP

Apart from changing chief ministers, BJP has also reshuffled its organisational structure in election-bound states. Over a month ago, Ratnakar (former joint general secretary in Bihar BJP) was appointed general secretary of the party’s Gujarat unit. He replaced Bhikhu Bhai Dalsania, the longest serving leader on the post. Dalsania was general secretary (organisation) from 2005 … Read more

Who is Bhupendra Patel? All you need to know about the new Gujarat chief minister

Bhupendra Patel, 55, the BJP MLA from Ghatlodia constituency has been elected as the new chief minister of Gujarat in place of Vijay Rupani. He was elected the new leader of the BJP legislative party at a meeting of state MLAs on Sunday afternoon in the presence of central observers Narendra Singh Tomar and Prahlad … Read more

Rawat, Yediyurappa, Rupani: 3 BJP CMs resign in 3 months

Tirath Singh Rawat in Uttarakhand, BS Yediyurappa in Karnataka, and now Vijay Rupani in Gujarat — the BJP has replaced three chief ministers in less than three months. In a surprise move Saturday afternoon, Rupani stepped down as chief minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state where elections to the 182-member Assembly are due … Read more

Rafales have landed but Rahul Gandhi yet to take off, says Rajnath Singh

Slamming Congress and the Gandhi family for institutionalising corruption, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday pointed out that while Rafale had landed in India Rahul Gandhi is yet to take off. Addressing the inaugural session of the three-day Gujarat state executive in Kevadia, Narmada, the Minister targeted the Congress leadership over defence equipment procurement and … Read more

Destructive, terror forces can dominate for some time, but their existence not permanent: PM Modi

Somnath, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that destructive forces and people who follow the ideology of creating empires through terror can dominate for some time, but their existence is not permanent as they cannot suppress humanity forever. He was speaking while virtually inaugurating a few projects of the famous Somnath temple in Gujarat. … Read more