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Mafatbhai: An Aam Aadmi and a common man

Monday 6 January '14

He has minced no words earlier in going public about how Modi has ruined his personal life.
Asian giants in race to build Sardar Patel's 'Statue of Unity'

Tuesday 17 December '13

Asian giant firms are vying to get contract to build what is proposed to be the world's largest statue.
Statue of Unity: A letter, a phone call and a pan-India grassroots movement

Saturday 14 December '13

The GPS chip on the box will help organisers track it.
Keshubhai may return to BJP

Sunday 8 December '13

There are signs of former Gujarat chief minister Keshubhai Patel, returning to the BJP.
After intel on threat, Modi office restricts scribes’ movement

Friday 22 November '13

Movement of journalists will be kept under watch. Guard will accompany them from the reception to the concerned offices and back.
Modi’s ‘iron men’ to fan out across country for collecting statue tools

Thursday 21 November '13

Nitin Patel will go to UP, while Revenue Minister Anandi Patel has been assigned Maharashtra.
Gujarat wants solar power tariff reduced

Sunday 17 November '13

With more than 825 MW installed capacity, Gujarat is way ahead of its contemporaries in solar energy generation.
More security for Modi: Policewomen in plainclothes

Thursday 14 November '13

BJP claims he is on the hitlist of terror outfits, thus requiring additional security.
More security for Narendra Modi: Policewomen in plain clothes

Wednesday 13 November '13

Modi already has 45 commandos from National Security Guard and Gujarat Police.
Not going back to BJP, says Keshubhai

Tuesday 12 November '13

Last week, GPP MLA Nalin Kotadia had claimed that it was just a matter of time before Patel and the entire GPP merged with the BJP.
Keshubhai may return to BJP, add muscle to Modi

Friday 8 November '13

The GPP’s stand, though anti-Modi, had been more anti-Congress.
Headquarters Gandhinagar: A chosen few charting Modi's course to Delhi

Sunday 20 October '13

A software produces charts mapping Modi's time, ti avoid clutter and have fair distribution.
'BJP needs to focus on tribal districts for 2014 LS elections'

Saturday 12 October '13

The Gujarat BJP is on a pre-campaign overdrive and has enrolled 15 lakh new primary members.
Gujarat Cong needs medicine now, surgery after 2014, says Rahul

Saturday 5 October '13

Rahul asked the executive to meet every month instead of the every six months that it now meets.
Gujarat Congress is sick, needs medicine, surgery avoidable: Rahul Gandhi

Friday 4 October '13

Cong vice-president Rahul Gandhi warns party members in the state to work or lose the post.
Keshubhai puts up lonely fight from vacant opposition benches

Wednesday 2 October '13

The new Bill proposes to repeal the existing Act.
Social bodies to collect iron pieces on contract basis

Wednesday 25 September '13

State govt will soon put out tenders to invite bids from social organisations
On D-Day, Modi skips Secretariat, works from Gandhinagar residence

Saturday 14 September '13

Hours before he was anointed as ND prime ministerial candidate, Chief Minister Narendra Modi went about his day as usual.
Minority Cell to have separate units for women, youth and IT

Friday 13 September '13

For the first time in the state, there will be separate sub-cells for women, youth and Information Technology under the BJP Minority Cell
In Modi’s global agro summit, farmers treated as state guests

Thursday 12 September '13

For the 4,500 farmers who participated in it, the Vibrant Gujarat Agriculture Summit 2013 organised on September 9-10 was nothing short of a getaway


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