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Daughter helps broker ‘truce’, reconsider decision

Tuesday 7 January '14

Though Patel has not heard from Anandi so far, sources said the truce is the result of Anar, their daughter. Sources said Anandi had relied on Anar to handle the situation.
It’s business as usual for wife

Saturday 4 January '14

On Friday, State Minister for Revenue and Urban Development Anandiben Patel was busy holding meetings with top secretaries from various departments at her office in Swarnim Sankul-I in the secretariat...
Probe panel sends notice, portal questions motive

Saturday 28 December '13

The portal, however, has questioned the intentions of the commission and added that they would decide on the further course of action in a few days.
Bharat shows the way, Leuvas warm up to Modi

Friday 27 December '13

Invite CM to attend mega farmers’ meet.
Modi govt on ‘populist gear’ with jobs, land in the offing

Thursday 26 December '13

In the run up to the next Lok Sabha elections, the Chief Minister Narendra Modi seems to have switched to “populist gear”.
With LS polls on mind, Modi showcases Vajpayee image to woo voters in state

Thursday 26 December '13

Local body members will mobilise the grassroots workers to be part of the celebrations.
After Keshubhai made a dent, BJP hopes son will strengthen base

Wednesday 25 December '13

Former BJP home minster Zadaphia was instrumental in bringing out Keshuhubhai from oblivion.
Statue of Unity: Govt on overdrive

Friday 20 December '13

The Gujarat government has only one thing on its mind now — the Statue of Unity (SoU).
Will suggest changes to Lokayukta Act: Buch

Thursday 12 December '13

He is the first Lokayukta during the tenure of Narendra Modi as chief minister.
Firm owned by woman’s brothers got project on merit: Govt officials

Friday 22 November '13

The company founded by Chintan Soni and his brother is yet to have an office of its own in Ahmedabad, bagged the “Smart Grid project”.
After threat from ‘reporter’, Modi office restricts scribes’ movement

Friday 22 November '13

The movement of journalists will be kept under watch. A guard will accompany them from the reception to the concerned offices.
Keshubhai sets rumours to rest, says no question of going back to BJP

Tuesday 12 November '13

He also ruled out his much-rumoured return to the parent party.
Keshubhai may return to BJP

Thursday 7 November '13

The murmurs in the BJP about this “merger” have become stronger since Modi met Keshubhai on his birthday on September 17.
Modi plays defensive on home turf, on a spree to please everyone in the state

Thursday 7 November '13

Attempt to show ‘happy’ Gujarat a political strategy, say bashers.
Solanki arrest gives Cong a volley of shots against Modi

Thursday 7 November '13

Solanki is an influential political leader who collected huge funds for the party kitty.
It’s now ‘Statue of Honour’

Thursday 31 October '13

The homepage also has a message by Modi declaring that he was “ready to become the foundation for the coming century”.
More than 50,000 km of Sardar Sarovar Dam’s canal network remains unfinished

Tuesday 29 October '13

The government officials and ministers will fan out across India to collect iron pieces from farmers for building the 182-metre statue even as Sardar Patel Rashtriya Ekta Trust.
Now, CM’s official portal has a Sanskrit version

Wednesday 23 October '13

Chief Minister Narendra Modi is trying to reach out to his party’s core voters in the language of the Vedas.
BJP’s PM candidate set to shift his PR machinery to Delhi

Tuesday 22 October '13

Soon, Chief Minister and BJP’s Prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s PR machinery will move to Delhi.


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