Vijay Rupani: News

16 Sep 2021


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.

13 Sep 2021


Gujarat CM: Bhupendra Patel's swearing-in today; Amit Shah to attend

Bhupendra Patel on Monday took oath as the 17th Chief Minister of Gujarat. Patel will take office after the surprise exit of his predecessor, Vijay Rupani.

12 Sep 2021


Bhupendra Patel to be sworn-in as Gujarat CM, replacing Rupani

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Gujarat announced on Sunday that Ghatlodia MLA Bhupendra Patel has been elected the new leader of the legislature party.

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.

11 Sep 2021


Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani submits resignation; thanks BJP for opportunity

In a major political development, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has submitted his resignation from the post to Governor Acharya Devvrat on Saturday.

09 Aug 2021


Gujarat: Eight killed, two injured as truck rams into hut

Eight people were killed and two others seriously injured when a truck rammed into a hut in which they were sleeping in Gujarat's Amreli district on Monday.

14 May 2021


DJ held for hurting Gujarat CM's reputation in spoof video

Police has detained a 30-year-old disc jockey (DJ) in Vadodara city of Gujarat on the charge of harming state Chief Minister Vijay Rupani's reputation by making and uploading a video by using a part of the latter's past speech, officials said on Friday.

15 Feb 2021


Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani tests COVID-19 positive, condition stable

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has tested coronavirus positive and his condition is stable, a hospital in Ahemdabad where Rupani is admitted after he fainted in a rally said.

15 Feb 2021

Love Jihad

Gujarat to bring law against love jihad: CM Vijay Rupani

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday said his government will soon bring a strict law against love jihad in the state.

20 Jan 2021


Gujarat Government decides to rename dragon fruit 'Kamalam'

The Gujarat Government has decided to rename dragon fruit as Kamalam, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani informed on Tuesday.

19 Jan 2021

Narendra Modi

Gujarat: Truck crushes 15 workers from Rajasthan to death

Fifteen migrant laborers from Rajasthan sleeping by the roadside in Gujarat's Surat district died on Tuesday after a truck ran over them.

27 Nov 2020


Gujarat: Fire at Rajkot COVID-19 hospital's ICU claims 5 lives

At least five people were reportedly killed after a fire broke out at a hospital designated for COVID-19 patients in Gujarat's Rajkot in the early hours of Friday.

21 Nov 2020


Coronavirus: Night curfew in Gujarat cities. Will Delhi follow suit?

The worrying rise in coronavirus cases forced the Gujarat government to impose a night curfew in Surat, Vadodara, and Rajkot starting today. This means the areas will be locked down from 9 pm till 6 am.

27 Oct 2020

Narendra Modi

Veteran actor Naresh Kanodia passed away; PM Modi mourns loss

Naresh Kanodia, a veteran actor of Gujarati cinema, passed away on Tuesday.

06 Aug 2020

Narendra Modi

Ahmedabad: Fire breaks out at COVID hospital, eight dead

In a terrible piece of news, eight people, including five men and three women, died at a coronavirus-dedicated hospital in Ahmedabad due to a fire early this morning.

12 May 2020


Gujarat: Article over CM Rupani's replacement lands news-editor in soup

The Gujarat Police has detained the editor of a Gujarati news website for allegedly suggesting in a news item that CM Vijay Rupani may be removed from his post.

15 Apr 2020


Gujarat CM self-isolates after meeting MLA who tested coronavirus positive

On Wednesday, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani decided to self-isolate himself after meeting a Congress MLA who tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Tuesday.

30 Sep 2019


Gujarat: 21 dead as bus overturns; PM expresses grief

At least 21 people have died and 50 others got injured after a private luxury bus carrying around 70 passengers overturned, following collision with a truck in Trishuliya Ghat in Ambaji town of Banaskantha district in Gujarat today.

15 Jun 2019


After sparing Gujarat, Cyclone Vayu may hit Kutch

The states on the Western coast, namely Gujarat, readied themselves to face Cyclone Vayu, which had turned into 'very severe cyclonic storm' earlier this week.

25 May 2019

Narendra Modi

These heroes saved students' lives in devastating Surat fire

In a tragic incident on Friday, a massive blaze engulfed the Takshashila Complex in Surat, leaving 23 students dead and several injured.

24 May 2019


Surat: 18 students dead in coaching center fire

At least 18 students were killed as a major fire broke out at the Takshashila Complex in Surat, Gujarat, on Friday afternoon.

26 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi

After Air India, GoAir discontinues boarding passes with PM's picture

After Air India, GoAir has decided to discontinue their boarding passes featuring the pictures of PM Narendra Modi and Gujarat CM, Vijay Rupani.

25 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi

Air India withdraws boarding passes with PM Modi's picture

Air India has decided to withdraw the boarding passes featuring the pictures of PM Narendra Modi and Gujarat CM, Vijay Rupani, after former Punjab DGP Shashi Kant's tweet sparked a controversy.

25 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi

If Congress wins, Pakistan will celebrate Diwali, says Vijay Rupani

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said on Sunday that if Congress wins upcoming general elections, Pakistan will celebrate Diwali. Rupani, however, noted it was "unlikely" that Congress would win.

14 Dec 2018


India's first railway university 'will be dedicated to the nation'

Union Minister Piyush Goyal along with Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani will dedicate India's first railway university to the nation on December 15, a senior official of the national transporter said today.

03 Nov 2018


3L collegians to get tablet-PCs for Rs. 1,000: CM Rupani

Three lakh first-year college students in Gujarat will get tablet computers worth Rs. 11,000 for a token sum of Rs. 1,000, said Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today.

04 Oct 2018


Gujarat government cuts petrol, diesel prices by Rs. 2.50/liter

The Gujarat government today announced a reduction of petrol and diesel prices by Rs. 2.50 per liter.

12 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

Gujarat: BJP youth leader calls Rahul Gandhi 'mentally ill'

Abhijat Mishra, the National General Secretary of Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), likened Congress President Rahul Gandhi to a 'spoiled brat' and 'mentally ill child'.

10 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

Modi will unveil Statue of Unity on October 31: Rupani

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced on Sunday, 9 September that Statue of Unity will be unveiled by PM Narendra Modi on October 31, 2018.

09 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

#StatueOfUnity: Patel's statue, world's tallest, to be inaugurated next month

PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate a statue of Sardar Patel, described by Gujarat's government as the world's tallest, on the birth anniversary of India's first Home Minister on October 31, CM Vijay Rupani said.

05 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

Gujarati author-journalist Bhagwatikumar Sharma passes away at 84

Author and journalist Bhagwatikumar Sharma died at his residence in Surat city of Gujarat today morning, family sources said. He was 84 years old.

22 Aug 2018


Ahmedabad Metro: First trial run to begin in January 2019

The first trial run of the much-awaited Ahmedabad Metro Train would be conducted in January next year, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said today.

17 Jul 2018


Gujarat: 3,500 relocated due to incessant-rains; floods claim 2 lives

Two persons, including a schoolboy, drowned as incessant rains lashed several parts of Gujarat, including Saurashtra and southern regions.

05 Jul 2018


Gujarat: Bavaliya quits Congress; gets 3 portfolios in BJP government

Senior OBC leader and former Congress legislator, Kunwarji Bavaliya, yesterday took charge as the Water Supply, Animal Husbandry, and Rural Housing Minister in Gujarat's ruling BJP government.

27 Jun 2018


Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani in Israel on six-day visit

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has arrived in Jerusalem on a six-day visit to Israel to strengthen cooperation in the fields of internal security, water management, and agriculture.

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".

30 Apr 2018


Another-gem-of-a-comment: Vijay Rupani says Narad knew everything like Google

Just when we were reeling from Tripura CM's 'Internet existed during Mahabharata time' remark, his Gujarat counterpart Vijay Rupani said Narad knew everything about the world just like Google.

20 Apr 2018

Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath's Facebook page most popular among CMs

The Facebook page of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has been judged the most popular among all other chief ministers in the country.

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.

22 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

Vijay Rupani to remain Gujarat CM, Nitin Patel his deputy

Vijay Rupani will remain as Gujarat CM. Recently, BJP returned to power in PM Modi's home-state for the sixth consecutive term.

18 Dec 2017


#IndiaDecidesOn18th: Incumbent Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani wins Rajkot (West)

Leading from front, incumbent CM Vijay Rupani won Rajkot (west) by around 25,000 votes. Though he was initially trailing against Congress's Indranil Rajguru, he made an impressive comeback.

17 Nov 2017


Gujarat elections: BJP releases first list of candidates

BJP has released its first list of 70 candidates for the Gujarat elections. The polls to the 182-member Legislative Assembly will be held in two phases - December 9 and 14.

30 Oct 2017


20 infants die in Ahmedabad civil hospital in three days

Twenty infants have died at Ahmedabad's civil hospital in three days, most of them due to "severe life threatening conditions".

28 Oct 2017


Gujarat CM Rupani demands Ahmed Patel's resignation for "recruiting" terrorist

Ahead of the Gujarat Assembly Elections, CM Vijay Rupani has leveled a sensational charge against Sonia Gandhi's aide and Congress leader Ahmed Patel.

18 Oct 2017


Before polls, Gujarat CM Rupani offers farmers zero-interest loans

In the run-up to polls, Gujarat's Vijay Rupani-led BJP government has offered farmers crop loans up to Rs. 3L at zero percent interest. This move will probably benefit about 25L farmers.

10 Oct 2017


Gujarat: Petrol-price cut by Rs. 2.93, diesel by Rs. 2.72

Petrol and diesel are set to get cheaper in Gujarat after a 4% cut in VAT. Till now, the state government had been levying a 24% VAT on both.

12 Aug 2017


Gujarat: 3.5 lakh students to get 'NAMO' tabs for Rs.1000

There is good news for Gujarati college students, the government will give tablets to 3.5 lakh students for Rs. 1,000 each.

11 Apr 2017


Juhapura, Gujarat's largest Muslim ghetto, mulls cow shelter

Juhapura, the largest Muslim ghetto in Gujarat that is home to five lakh people, has become one of the first localities in the state to propose a cow shelter.