Vijay Rupani

Factionalism to the fore in Gujarat BJP as former CM Vijay Rupani conspicuous by his absence at an event in his hometown

Notably, this is not the first time Rupani has been sidelined. He was also absent during Patil’s visit to Rajkot, and the BJP’s roadshow led by CM Bhupendra Patel in Rajkot.

published on : 25th January 2022

Tension reported between Gujarat BJP chief CR Patil and ex-CM Vijay Rupani

BJP sources said that Rupani was out of town when the CM and Patil arrived at his hometown for the roadshow, and showed up after he returned later.

published on : 1st January 2022

Tale of power transfers in two important states

Last week, power transfer happened in contrasting styles in a couple of states ruled by two different parties.

published on : 20th September 2021

Vijay Rupani-led govt in Gujarat voted out by BJP high command: Congress leader P Chidambaram

P Chidambaram said the new dispensation led by Bhupendra Patel too will meet the same fate when it seeks people's vote of confidence.

published on : 17th September 2021

Gujarat CM-designate Bhupendra Patel meets predecessor Vijay Rupani ahead of swearing-in ceremony

Patel, who is scheduled to take oath as the next CM later in the day, met Rupani at the latter's official residence in Gandhinagar in the morning and held discussions on various issues.

published on : 13th September 2021

Greenhorn Bhupendra Patel to be 17th chief minister of Gujarat

Protégé of UP Governor Anandiben Patel, Bhupendra Patel will take oath of office and secrecy today; first-term MLA, he has no ministerial experience

published on : 13th September 2021

Patidar factor and spotless image: Bhupendra Patel to take oath as Gujarat Chief Minister

New Gujarat Chief Minister, a surprise choice when the news broke, Bhupendra Patel was seated in the fourth row of the BJP legislature party meeting.

published on : 13th September 2021

Power back with Patidars as BJP resets Gujarat leadership

Rupani’s resignation also comes at a time when the opposition Congress is in disarray.

published on : 13th September 2021

Bhupendra Patel will be appointed as new Gujarat chief minister

Patel's name was proposed by CM Vijay Rupani, whose resignation from the post on Saturday surprised many.

published on : 12th September 2021

BJP high command to decide new chief minister for Gujarat: Deputy CM Nitin Patel

Patel arrived at the party's headquarters, Shree Kamalam in Gandhinagar for the state BJP legislative party meet which is being held to discuss the leadership issue

published on : 12th September 2021

Change of guard in Gujarat BJP worries Congress

Gujarat Congress leaders said a change of face in the BJP ahead of elections could be a game-changer as the ruling party looks to overcome anti-incumbency.

published on : 12th September 2021

Gujarat BJP legislators to meet; decision on Vijay Rupani's successor likely today

BJP has appointed Union ministers Narendra Singh Tomar and Prahlad Joshi as observers for the legislature party meeting to elect a new chief minister.

published on : 12th September 2021

BJP axes CM Vijay Rupani a year ahead of Gujarat election

State party chief Patil is said to have told leadership of CM’s declining popularity.

published on : 12th September 2021

Rupani made 'scapegoat', resignation due to infighting in Gujarat BJP: TMC 

Sixty-five-year-old Rupani resigned from his post over a year ahead of elections to the 182 seats in Gujarat Assembly due in December 2022.

published on : 11th September 2021

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani resigns a year before state polls

Rupani (65), the fifth chief minister to demit office in BJP-ruled states during the coronavirus pandemic, was sworn in as chief minister, his second stint as CM in December 2017

published on : 11th September 2021
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