Category Articles: Politics

Gujarat govt. paid Rs. 9700 crore to farmers in 3 years on MSP purchases: Rupani

June 17, 2019
Gujarat govt. paid Rs. 9700 crore to farmers in 3 years on MSP purchases: Rupani

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani today urged the farmers to become self-dependent by adopting modern and scientific farming systemsto yield maximum crops at minimum cost. The Chief Minister said that the state is determined to stay ahead in fulfilling the Prime Minister’s dream of ‘New India’ by doubling the income of farmers by year-2022. He was speaking at the inaugural function of state-wide ‘Kharif Krushi Mahotsav – 2019’ held at Khanpur in Morva-Hadaf tehsil ...Read More

Shankar Chaudhary announces 11.10% price difference worth Rs. 671.71 crore to milk producers in Banas Dairy AGM

June 16, 2019

Palanpur: Banas Dairy of North Gujarat will set up a 30 lakh litre capacity dairy at Sanadar which shall be suitable for expansion upto 50 lakh litre in future. The dairy will also set up a 10 lakh litre capacity dairy in Delhi - National Capital Region. It will set up new plants for value addition in potato and Pomegranate. The dairy has also plans to set up 1500 mt capacity new cattle feed plant, expansion of Katarva based plant from 1000 mt to 1800 mt, a new 20 tonne mava plant at Sanad...Read More

Vadgam MLA Jignesh Mevani booked on school principal’s complaint over a tweet

June 15, 2019
Vadgam MLA Jignesh Mevani booked on school principal’s complaint over a tweet

Valsad: Controversial independent MLA Jignesh Mevani has been booked for circulating a video on his twitter handle. On complaint filed by Bijal Patel, Principal of RM and VM Desai Sarvajanik Vidhyalay, the Valsad town police station has booked Jignesh Mevani on Thursday for circulating a video from abroad with false attribution defaming a school in Valsad in South Gujarat. Mevani has been booked under Indian Penal Code sections for publishing and circulating statement or rumour and defamati...Read More

Nitin appeals State doctors to withdraw their June 17 strike call

June 15, 2019
Nitin appeals State doctors to withdraw their June 17 strike call

Gandhinagar: Health minister Nitin Patel today appealed State doctors to withdraw their strike call on June 17 for the good of patients. The doctors in Gujarat have given strike call protesting against attacks on doctors in West Bengal. Patel in his appeal message asked doctors to give cooperation and withdraw the strike call. He said the concern of doctors in Gujarat regarding attacks in West Bengal will be communicated to the Centre and the government of West Bengal. He said Gujarat...Read More

PM’s opening remark in NITI Aayog meet: Making India a 5 trillion dollar economy, harnessing water resources, doubling income of farmers

June 15, 2019
PM’s opening remark in NITI Aayog meet: Making India a 5 trillion dollar economy, harnessing water resources, doubling income of farmers

New Delhi: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi today delivered the opening remarks at the fifth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog, in RashtrapatiBhawan Cultural Centre in New Delhi. Welcoming the Governor of J&K, Chief Ministers, Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, and other delegates, the Prime Minister reiterated that NITI Aayog has a key role to play in fulfilling the mantra of SabkaSaath, SabkaVikas, SabkaVishwas. Recalling the recent General Elections ...Read More

By-polls for two vacant seats of Rajya Sabha in Gujarat announced; Schedule same, notification and polling for each seat separately

June 15, 2019
By-polls for two vacant seats of Rajya Sabha in Gujarat announced; Schedule same, notification and polling for each seat separately

Gandhinagar: Polling for two vacant seats of Rajya Sabha in Gujarat will take place on July 5. Two Rajya Sabha seats are vacant following resignations of Amit Shah and Smriti Irani. Shah and Irani resigned as Rajya Sabha member to retain their Lok Sabha seat. Shah is representing Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat in Gujarat while Smriti is elected from Amethi in Uttar Pradesh. Important: The Election Commission in its note says: It is further clarified that the vacancies for Bye-­‐‑election...Read More

Gujarat CM meets Agriculture minister in Delhi: Deadline for MSP purchase of Mustard extended

June 15, 2019
Gujarat CM meets Agriculture minister in Delhi: Deadline for MSP purchase of Mustard extended

- New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani held a meeting with Union Agriculture minister Narendrasingh Tomar in Delhi today. One of the immediate outcomes of the meeting as per the State government release is an extension in the period of purchase of mustard on support price in the State. MSP purchase of mustard (known as Raydo in Gujarat) will now go on till June 30th as per the decision taken today. The issues related to Kisan Kalyan Nidhi Yojana, Pradhanmantri Fasal Bima Yoja...Read More

PM to chair NITI Aayog meeting on Saturday; Gujarat CM, chief Secretary to attend it

June 14, 2019
PM to chair NITI Aayog meeting on Saturday; Gujarat CM, chief Secretary to attend it

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will be on one-day visit to Delhi to attend the fifth Governing Council meeting of NITI Aayog. Chief Secretary Dr. JN Singh will also join the CM in this meeting. Rupani will also pay courtesy visit to union Home minister and Gujarat MP Amit Shah during his visit. PM to chair the Fifth Governing Council Meeting of NITI Aayog on June 15 In keeping with the spirit of SabkaSaath, SabkaVikas and SabkaVishwaas, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Mo...Read More

NEET qualifiers can apply for medical and other seats in Gujarat between June 17 to 23 – DyCM Nitin Patel

June 14, 2019
NEET qualifiers can apply for medical and other seats in Gujarat between June 17 to 23 – DyCM Nitin Patel

Gandhinagar: The NEET qualifiers in Gujarat would be able to get required PIN numbers between June 17 to 23 to apply online for admission in Medical, Dental, Homeopathy, Ayurveda and Naturopathy courses this year. Deputy CM cum Medical Education Minister of Gujarat Nitin Patel today informed this. He said that the state government has authorized Axis bank for issuing PIN to qualifiers. He said that despite being a private sector bank it has far and wide reach with branches everyw...Read More

Rupani declares closure of alert for Cyclone Vayu in Gujarat

June 14, 2019
Rupani declares closure of alert for Cyclone Vayu in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani after reviewing the situation related to Vayu Cyclone today declared closure of alert for Vayu Cyclone. He said the persons evacuated shall be allowed today to return back to their homes. Rupani said cash doles of around Rs. 5.5 crore will be paid for three days to those who stayed in relief camps. Rupani said port activities are now allowed and GSRTC buses will start operating by evening today. He said schools/colleges in vulnerable dist...Read More