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UP: Life term if corona-patient causes death by "intentional affliction"

07 May 2020

UP: Life term if corona-patient causes death by "intentional affliction"

The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet has cleared the Public Health and Epidemic Disease Control Ordinance, 2020, which prescribes a life term for coronavirus patients if "death is caused by intentional (COVID-19) affliction".

Trump calls Taj Mahal 'timeless testament' to India's cultural beauty

24 Feb 2020

Trump calls Taj Mahal 'timeless testament' to India's cultural beauty

United States President Donald Trump on Monday visited the historic Taj Mahal monument in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, describing it as a "timeless testament" to India's beauty.

UP: Harassed couple sets themselves on fire outside police station

28 Aug 2019

UP: Harassed couple sets themselves on fire outside police station

A couple was harassed by a muscleman in Uttar Pradesh. In hope of getting a respite, they went to police but the officials in uniform shunned them instead.

Six states get new Governors; Anandiben Patel appointed UP Governor

20 Jul 2019

Six states get new Governors; Anandiben Patel appointed UP Governor

In a major reshuffle, the Center has announced the appointment of new Governors in six states, including Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, Nagaland, and Tripura, on Saturday.

Madhya Pradesh: Congress' government is in minority, BJP tells Governor

20 May 2019

Madhya Pradesh: Congress' government is in minority, BJP tells Governor

Merely six months after Congress formed a government in Madhya Pradesh and appointed Kamal Nath as the Chief Minister, the grand old party has run into trouble.

Kamal Nath's CM post done-deal, ambiguity over Rajasthan's top-post persists

13 Dec 2018

Kamal Nath's CM post done-deal, ambiguity over Rajasthan's top-post persists

After scooping three major states from Bharatiya Janata Party in the recently concluded Assembly Elections, the Congress high command has another Herculean task at hand: choosing Chief Ministers for Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.

Outgoing-CM Chouhan uses Vajpayee's famous poem to express emotions

12 Dec 2018

Outgoing-CM Chouhan uses Vajpayee's famous poem to express emotions

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan tendered his resignation to Governor Anandiben Patel on Wednesday saying 'he was free' now.

#MadhyaPradeshResults: Mayawati comes to Congress' rescue, declares support

12 Dec 2018

#MadhyaPradeshResults: Mayawati comes to Congress' rescue, declares support

BSP Chief Mayawati on Wednesday announced she will supporting Congress in Madhya Pradesh and if required, in Rajasthan too.

24-hours of counting later, Congress emerges largest party in MP

12 Dec 2018

24-hours of counting later, Congress emerges largest party in MP

The final results of assembly polls of Madhya Pradesh were revealed a short while ago and Congress has emerged as the single largest party, unseating BJP in the 'heart of India' where it was ruling since the last 15 years.

#StatueOfUnity: PM Modi says no Indian will forget this day

31 Oct 2018

#StatueOfUnity: PM Modi says no Indian will forget this day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said no Indian will forget this day after he unveiled the world's largest statue of Iron Man Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Surat diamond merchant gifts Rs. 3cr Mercedes-Benz SUVs to employees

28 Sep 2018

Surat diamond merchant gifts Rs. 3cr Mercedes-Benz SUVs to employees

Diamond merchant Savji Dholakia, the owner of Hari Krishna Exports, has gifted three senior employees three SUVs worth a total of Rs. 3cr.

When Anandiben Patel gave election tips to BJP leaders

28 Apr 2018

When Anandiben Patel gave election tips to BJP leaders

It is not every day that the governor of a state is caught on camera giving controversial advice to its party's leaders on how to get more votes. So when something like this surfaces, it cannot not go viral.

Day after sulking, Gujarat Dy CM Nitin Patel takes charge

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.

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

30 Dec 2017

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.

Vijay Rupani sworn in as Gujarat CM once again

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.

Vijay Rupani to remain Gujarat CM, Nitin Patel his deputy

22 Dec 2017

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.

Gujarat ka CM kaun: Will Smriti Irani be picked?

19 Dec 2017

Gujarat ka CM kaun: Will Smriti Irani be picked?

BJP has taken Gujarat for a record sixth-time, but with a reduced margin. The elections proved to be a mini-revival of sorts for the Congress under an "evolved" president Rahul Gandhi.

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

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.

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

14 Dec 2017

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.

Somnath temple: Rahul's sign in "non-Hindu" list, Congress cries "fake"

29 Nov 2017

Somnath temple: Rahul's sign in "non-Hindu" list, Congress cries "fake"

Ahead of the Gujarat elections, Rahul's temple-hopping led him to Somnath temple.

Gujarat elections: BJP releases third list of 28 candidates

20 Nov 2017

Gujarat elections: BJP releases third list of 28 candidates

The BJP has released its third list of 28 candidates for upcoming Gujarat elections.

Gujarat elections: Protests and resignations after BJP releases candidates' list

19 Nov 2017

Gujarat elections: Protests and resignations after BJP releases candidates' list

All is not well for the BJP in Gujarat. The release of its first list of candidates with 70 names has triggered protests, with senior leaders expressing their dissatisfaction.

BJP will win Gujarat but Congress will dent vote-share: Survey

10 Nov 2017

BJP will win Gujarat but Congress will dent vote-share: Survey

BJP is set to win big in the Gujarat polls with 113-121 seats in the 182-member Assembly, a survey by ABP-CSDS has predicted.

Modi in Gujarat: Development will win and dynasty will lose

16 Oct 2017

Modi in Gujarat: Development will win and dynasty will lose

With Gujarat state elections to be held in December, PM Narendra Modi and BJP national president Amit Shah addressed over 7L party workers from over 182 Assembly constituencies at the Gujarat Gaurav Yatra Samapan Maha-sammelan.

Elections 2017: BJP plays the 'Modi-vs-Rahul' card, Congress attacks governance

14 Oct 2017

Elections 2017: BJP plays the 'Modi-vs-Rahul' card, Congress attacks governance

The Election Commission (EC) has sounded the bugle for polls in Himachal (November 9) and Gujarat (before December 18).

Anandiben Patel: Won't contest 2017 Gujarat Assembly elections

09 Oct 2017

Anandiben Patel: Won't contest 2017 Gujarat Assembly elections

Himachal to go to polls in November, Gujarat in December

30 Sep 2017

Himachal to go to polls in November, Gujarat in December

The Election Commission may declare the dates of elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh in mid-October.

Madhya Pradesh CM to launch Rs.10 thali for the poor

10 Sep 2016

Madhya Pradesh CM to launch Rs.10 thali for the poor

Following Jayalithaa and Navin Patnaik's footsteps, Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan is planning to launch a subsidized meal program for the poor, comprising of a 'filling' thali for Rs.10.

President Pranab Mukherjee appoints new State Governors

18 Aug 2016

President Pranab Mukherjee appoints new State Governors

Four new State Governors have been appointed by President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday.

Rupani, Patel to be sworn in as CM, Dy CM

07 Aug 2016

Rupani, Patel to be sworn in as CM, Dy CM

Vijay Rupani and Nitin Patel will be sworn in as the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat respectively at Mahatma Mandi in Gandhinagar.

Vijay Rupani is the new Gujarat Chief Minister

05 Aug 2016

Vijay Rupani is the new Gujarat Chief Minister

Vijay Rupani has been announced as the new Gujarat Chief Minister (CM) and Nitin Patel will be the Deputy CM.

RSS survey: BJP losing seats and vote bank in Gujarat

04 Aug 2016

RSS survey: BJP losing seats and vote bank in Gujarat

A survey conducted by RSS concluded that if "the Assembly elections were held today in Gujarat, BJP would get only 60 to 65 seats out of 182."

BJP accepts Anandiben's resignation, to appoint new CM

03 Aug 2016

BJP accepts Anandiben's resignation, to appoint new CM

The BJP accepted former Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel's resignation and stated that the process of appointing a new CM would begin.

Anandiben Patel offers to resign as Gujarat Chief Minister

02 Aug 2016

Anandiben Patel offers to resign as Gujarat Chief Minister

Anandiben Patel, Gujarat's first woman chief minister, who succeeded Narendra Modi on May 22, 2014, declared her decision to quit Office through a Facebook post.