Nitin Patel: News

12 Sep 2021

Mansukh Mandaviya

After Vijay Rupani's resignation, new CM may be sworn-in tomorrow

As Vijay Rupani tendered his resignation from the post of Gujarat Chief Minister, speculations are rife about who will succeed Rupani as the CM of the western state.

15 Jul 2021


Gujarat: 450 doctors on strike over non-payment of COVID-19 allowance

At least 450 intern doctors of three civil hospitals attached to medical colleges run by Gujarat Medical Education and Research Society (GMERS), which is a Gujarat government-controlled entity, in the Sola area of Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, and Valsad, went on an indefinite strike on Thursday.

Indian cricket team handed customized indoor workout routines

All contracted players of the Indian cricket team across formats have been given customized routines to ensure they stay in top shape during this period of self-isolation in relation to the coronavirus pandemic.

20 Sep 2018


Gujarat: In 26 minutes, lawmakers approve salary-hike for themselves

On Wednesday, Gujarat lawmakers showed an unprecedented unity as they passed a bill after a debate which lasted 26 minutes.

25 Aug 2018


Gujarat: Hardik Patel begins indefinite fast for Patidar quota

Patidar leader Hardik Patel began an indefinite fast at his sprawling farmhouse in Gujarat's Ahmedabad today to press for quota for the community after the Gujarat government refused permission for various protest venues he had sought.

14 Jun 2018


Hardik claims Gujarat-CM Rupani resigned; CM rubbishes it as 'lies'

Patidar quota agitation leader Hardik Patel today stirred a controversy by making a claim about the resignation of Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani, who rubbished it as "lies" and "false rumors".

23 Mar 2018


Revenue important, can't put fuel under GST: Gujarat government

The BJP government in Gujarat today made it clear that it will not bring petrol and diesel under the ambit of Goods and Services Tax (GST) as doing so would make a significant dent in the state revenue.

28 Feb 2018


Gujarat Assembly: 15 MLAs suspended, 50 others walk out

Gujarat Assembly speaker Rajendra Trivedi suspended about 15 MLAs for a day after they sat in the well and shouted slogans against the ruling BJP. They were against the VAT being charged on fuel by the government.

20 Feb 2018


Nitin Patel presents Gujarat Budget; Opposition walks out

Gujarat deputy CM Nitin Patel presented his government's first budget today. Notably, BJP wrested power in Gujarat after a high-intensity fight with the Congress in December'17.

31 Dec 2017


Day after sulking, Gujarat Dy CM Nitin Patel takes charge

After winning two states in the recent assembly elections, BJP is determined not to let anything mar the journey.

30 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

Fissures in new Gujarat-cabinet: Deputy-CM Nitin Patel threatens to quit!

Despite winning Gujarat for BJP, it seems PM Modi won't be relieved. His home-state's government is reeling under factionalism of his two deputies: Amit Shah and Anandiben Patel.

26 Dec 2017


Vijay Rupani sworn in as Gujarat CM once again

Vijay Rupani has taken oath as the new Gujarat chief minister in the presence of PM Narendra Modi.

14 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

Gujarat Phase II: 2.23cr voters in 93 constituencies cast ballot

About 2.3cr voters across 93 constituencies in North and Central Gujarat are casting their ballot in the second phase of the Gujarat elections today.

Maker of Hardik Patel's sex CDs was his own associate!

Hardik Patel's sex CDs that have Gujarat in a tizzy ahead of the elections were allegedly prepared by Surat resident, Vipul Mendarpara.

16 Nov 2017


Hardik Patel says BJP would trap him in sexual-harassment case

Patidar leader Hardik Patel has now claimed that some IAS/IPS officers threatened him to end the quota agitation or else, to malign his image, his sex-CDs would be released.

Shaktisinh Gohil, the man who clinched a win for Congress

Many factors combined together led to the victory for Congress' Ahmed Patel in the Gujarat RS elections, but the role of the party's polling agent can't be overlooked.

09 May 2017


Gujarat Dy CM's 'heavily drunk' son barred from boarding flight

According to Ahmedabad airport officials, the son of Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel was barred from boarding a flight to Greece as he was highly inebriated.