Bhupendra Patel: News

BJP candidate wins Surat seat unopposed in Lok Sabha elections

In the first victory for the Bharatiya Janata Party in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, its candidate Mukesh Dalal won unopposed from the Surat seat in Gujarat.

04 Jan 2024


Gujarat in talks with global chipmakers for investments: Chief Minister

Gujarat's Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel told Reuters on Thursday that the state government is in talks with semiconductor firms from Japan, South Korea, and the United States to bring investment to the region.

17 Dec 2023


What's special about Surat Diamond Bourse, world's largest office building?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Surat Diamond Bourse (SDB) on Sunday.

22 Oct 2023


Gujarat: 10 people die in 24 hours while playing Garba

Ten people, including a thirteen-year-old boy, have died in the past 24 hours in Gujarat.

Weather update: IMD issues fresh alerts for Gujarat, Maharashtra

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a fresh alert for some parts of the country amid the monsoon fury.

MP, UP to receive rain as Cyclone Biparjoy weakens: IMD

Parts of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh are set to receive rains from Sunday, with the remnant of the weakened Cyclone Biparjoy helping the monsoon advance over east India.

17 Jun 2023

Amit Shah

Cyclone Biparjoy: Amit Shah conducts aerial survey of affected areas

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday reached Gujarat to take stock of the situation in view of Cyclone Biparjoy, reported ANI.

12 Dec 2022


Gujarat: Bhupendra Patel to take oath as CM today

Bhupendra Patel will take oath as the chief minister of Gujarat on Monday, heralding the BJP's seventh term in the state.

08 Dec 2022


Meet Bhupendra 'Patidar' Patel, set to return as Gujarat CM

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel is set to take over the office for the second consecutive term after Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) landslide victory in the state Assembly elections.

15 Nov 2022

Gujarat Elections

Gujarat: Amit Shah says Bhupendra Patel is BJP's CM candidate

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Home Minister Amit Shah has confirmed that Bhupendra Patel would "undoubtedly" remain Gujarat's chief minister when the saffron party secures a majority in the Gujarat Assembly elections next month.

31 Oct 2022

Bridge Collapse

Gujarat: Morbi suspension bridge collapse death toll reaches 141

As the rescue operations on the Machchhu River are drawing to a close, the number of deaths in the Morbi suspension bridge collapse in Gujarat reportedly reached 141, with several still feared missing on Monday.

30 Oct 2022

Bridge Collapse

Gujarat: Suspension bridge collapses in Morbi; at least 141 dead

In an unfortunate incident, 141 people have died and many are feared injured in Gujarat's Morbi district after a suspension cable bridge over the Machchhu River collapsed on Sunday evening.

29 Oct 2022

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal launches AAP's 'choose your chief minister' campaign for Gujarat

The National Convenor of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Arvind Kejriwal announced on Saturday the launch of a crowdsourcing initiative to select the party's chief ministerial candidate in the upcoming Gujarat elections.

02 Sep 2022


Gujarat: Seven dead as car crashes into pilgrims in Aravalli

In a tragic incident, at least seven pilgrims walking toward Ambaji Temple were killed after a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) crashed into them on Friday morning in Gujarat's Aravalli area, IANS reported.

18 May 2022

Narendra Modi

12 killed in salt factory wall collapse in Gujarat's Morbi

At least 12 laborers were killed and 15 feared trapped after a wall of a salt factory in the Morbi district of Gujarat collapsed around 12 pm on Wednesday.

06 Jan 2022


Surat chemical tanker leak: 6 dead, 20 hospitalized

A chemical leak incident in Surat, Gujarat, killed at least six civilians and injured 20 more on early Thursday.

04 Dec 2021


Omicron: Zimbabwe returnee tests positive in Gujarat; India's 3rd case

A 72-year-old Non-Resident Indian (NRI) has tested positive for the Omicron variant of coronavirus in Gujarat.

16 Sep 2021

Vijay Rupani

Gujarat: 24 ministers sworn into new CM Bhupendra Patel's Cabinet

On Thursday, 24 ministers were sworn into the new Cabinet of Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel.

13 Sep 2021


First-time MLA, engineer, Bhupendra Patel swears in as Gujarat CM

Bharatiya Janata Party's Bhupendra Patel on Monday took oath as the 17th Chief Minister of Gujarat.