Articles tagged under: Nitin Patel

Nitin Patel claims rival Congress candidate had proposed to join BJP

November 26, 2017
Nitin Patel claims rival Congress candidate had proposed to join BJP

Mahesana: Deputy Chief Minister and Mahesana assembly seat candidate of BJP Nitin Patel today said his rival Congress candidate Jivabhai Patel had recently proposed him to join BJP. Nitin Patel said, 'six months ago, Congress leader and former Lok Sabha MP Jivabhai Patel came to my office and told me that he wanted to join BJP. Jivabhai said he had to collect crores of Rupees from a senior Congress leader. Until the amount was collected, he would not be able to join BJP. Jivabhai had said...Read More

All ministers have decided to fight from their own seats: Nitin Patel

November 15, 2017
All ministers have decided to fight from their own seats: Nitin Patel

Ahmedabad: All ministers have themselves asked party to consider their candidature from their own seats only, said deputy chief minister Nitin Patel at TV18 group's Agenda Gujarat event held at Hyatt Regency hotel on Ashram road. Patel said he will contest from Mahesana and Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will contest from Rajkot. He said ministers should present example to party workers and accordingly all ministers themselves decided to contest from their existing seats in upcoming assembly pol...Read More

GST equally implemented in all states, If so concerned why Rahul visits only poll-bound Gujarat: Nitin Patel

November 08, 2017
GST equally implemented in all states, If so concerned why Rahul visits only poll-bound Gujarat: Nitin Patel

Patan: Deputy CM cum Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Nitin Patel today said that if Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi was so concerned about the so-called poor plight of businessmen owing to GST why was he only meeting them in Gujarat and not in other parts of the country where the tax regime was equally implemented. Talking to newsmen here Patel said that he wanted to know as to why Rahul was meeting the businessmen in poll bound Gujarat alone while the GST was equally in ...Read More

Ashok Gehlot as Rajasthan CM had tried to keep North Gujarat thirsty: Nitin Patel releases letter

November 01, 2017
Ashok Gehlot as Rajasthan CM had tried to keep North Gujarat thirsty: Nitin Patel releases letter

Gandhinagar:  Last month Prime Minister Narendra Modi had in his Gujarat speech said how Congress leader Ashok Gehlot who is Congress party's incharge for Gujarat State at present had protested release of water for North Gujarat region from Kadana dam in 2009 when he was Chief Minister of Rajasthan. Today, Nitin Patel, Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat released September 2009 letter of then Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot before media persons here.  Nitin Patel made a point that Gehlot was the pers...Read More

No toll tax for passenger vehicles in AUDA ring road in Ahmedabad: Gujarat govt

October 12, 2017
No toll tax for passenger vehicles in AUDA ring road in Ahmedabad: Gujarat govt

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today announced waiver on toll tax levied on ring road in Ahmedabad from passenger vehicles with effect from tomorrow. Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel made this announcement in capital Gandhinagar. Patel said daily 11,000 vehicles pass through this ring road which comes under Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority(AUDA). Patel said waiver benefit will be available to all three-wheeler and four-wheeler passenger vehicles. Patel said Gujarat government will pay...Read More

Tricolor insult case against Hardik Patel to be withdrawn

October 11, 2017
Tricolor insult case against Hardik Patel to be withdrawn

Rajkot/Gandhinagar: The proceeding of withdrawal of case regarding insult of national flag lodged against PAAS leader Hardik Patel in October 2015 in Paddhari police station of Rajkot city in Gujarat today began with collector issuing related instructions in this regard. Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said that the collector of Rajkot had ordered for the withdrawal of the case based on home department recommendation. 'This is in accordance with the decisions...Read More

Gujarat govt announces hike in commission rate at fair price shops

October 10, 2017
Gujarat govt announces hike in commission rate at fair price shops

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government has announced hike in fair price shop commission by Rs 19 per quintal ahead of upcoming Diwali festival. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel made this announcement at a press conference in capital Gandhinagar today morning. While effective commission rate at present is Rs 83, the new commission rate shall be Rs 102. DeshGujarat Read More

Petrol, diesel cheaper in Gujarat by nearly Rs 3.00 from midnight today, CM, Dy CM make announcement

October 10, 2017
Petrol, diesel cheaper in Gujarat by nearly Rs 3.00 from midnight today, CM, Dy CM make announcement

Gandhinagar: In a press conference called at short notice at Chief Minister's residence in capital Gandhinagar today morning, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Deputy Chief Minister announced cut in petrol and diesel prices in Gujarat with effect from midnight today. While petrol price has been cut by Rs 2.93 per litre, diesel price has been cut by Rs 2.72 per litre. According to Chief Minister, effective petrol price per litre from midnight today will be Rs 67.53 while diesel price pe...Read More

Gujarat govt announces early release of Narmada canal water for irrigation for Rabi sowing this year

October 09, 2017
Gujarat govt announces early release of Narmada canal water for irrigation for Rabi sowing this year

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today announced its decision to release irrigation water from Narmada canals from October 9 instead of regular scheduled date of October 15. Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said this decision has been taken in response to demands made by farmers for their Rabi crops. Patel said cotton, groundnut, castor and other Rabi sowing will benefit maximum through this decision.Read More

Kalol and Nandasan to get Rs 90 crore flyovers; foundation stone laid by Nitin Patel

October 01, 2017
Kalol and Nandasan to get Rs 90 crore flyovers; foundation stone laid by Nitin Patel

Mahesana: Rs 90 crore flyovers are to be constructed near Kalol and Nandasan in North Gujarat. Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel performed ground breaking for both over bridges. An overbridge near Sindbad hotel will be constructed at a cost of Rs 50 crore while another over bridge near Nandasan chokdi will be built for Rs 40 crore. Patel said new bridges will facilitate faster transportation without any halt and prevent accidents. People in Kalol will not need to cross the highwa...Read More