The Congress on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "nepotism" in a deal of land next to the Gir Lion Sanctuary
The by-elections to the lone Lok Sabha seat and nine Assembly seats in Gujarat next month will be a litmus test for the leadership and acceptance of new Chief Minister Anandi Patel.
Narendra Modi may have become the Prime Minister of India, but looks like he is still occupied by his role as the Gujarat chief minister. During his trip to Brazil, Modi spoke about Gujarat with whoever he met, be it Russian President Vladimir Putin or Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff.
Anandiben Patel took oath as Chief Minister of Gujarat at a ceremony in Gandhinagar on Thursday. Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi with veteran leader Keshubhai Patel, and other top brass of the BJP were present during the swearing-in ceremony. Here are the photos.
Patel, state's Revenue Minister and a close aide of Modi, was elected unanimously and will take oath as Chief Minister tomorrow.
Addressing members of Gujarat assembly, he said, "Forgive me if I have done anything wrong. This is my fourth term as chief minister. As I am going now and don't know when I will come back here, I want you to forgive me if you have felt that I was not up to the mark in my work or there was any shortcoming in my conduct."
Gujarat state government has called a special session of the state assembly on May 21 to greet Modi who has been elected Prime Minister.
Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay has written the book Narendra Modi – The Man, The Times. He spoke to Firstpost at Jaipur.
The Gujarat Chief Minister will also address five 'nukkad' meetings - 'Chai pe charcha with NaMo' - a day with tea vendors.
The apex court, which also refused Sharma's plea to allow him to travel to the United States to meet his wife and son, who are American citizens, said his application for CBI probe into snoopgate can only be considered after examining that he has complied with its 12 May, 2011 order.
As Congress and BJP battle it out over the legacy of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, I&B minister Manish Tewari hit out at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, saying UPA's record in issuing advertisements to commemorate Patel was far better than that of its rival NDA.
During his 12 years tenure, he not only hard-sold 'Gujarat model of development' but also got himself nominated as BJP's prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 elections.
Modi's speech at his first rally in New Delhi was not aimed at the Delhi Assembly polls at all. The message was clear: Vote out the UPA.
Taking a dig at BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, the Communist Party of India (CPI) today asked Governor Kamla Beniwal and the ruling party to appoint "a full-time" Chief Minister in Gujarat
Congress today showed "no sympathy" for a sulking L K Advani as Narendra Modi was declared BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate despite his opposition and said "Modi was the symptom of disease of communalism brought by Advani in national politics".
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi slammed the Centre for what he claimed to be its directive to the Border Security Force (BSF) not to retaliate in case of illegal Bangladeshi infiltration.
The ball was set rolling by the Opposition party's Labour Friends of India when its chairman, Barry Gardiner MP, sent a letter to Modi last week inviting him to the House of Commons to speak on 'The Future of Modern India'.
Attributing Congress' nod for creation of separate Telangana state to the "sustained struggle by people", Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today alleged Congress had dithered on the issue for long and conceded it only ahead of elections.
Narendra Modi may have the personality cult but does he really have the numbers to come to power in 2014?
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today blamed the past Congress governments for ignoring primary education in the state.