In a show of BJP power, in attendance at the swearing-in ceremony were Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah, Union Ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad, Nitin Gadkari, Rajnath Singh and Ram Vilas Paswan.
The sharp increase in number of Patidar faces in the Council could be attributed to the fact that BJP had to suffer a dip of 16 seats in its tally as the its seat share in 182 seat assembly went down from 115 to 99 in recent elections. Returning to the state's top executive's chair for a second term after leading his party to a narrow victory in the recently concluded Gujarat assembly polls, Rupani also inducted 19 ministers into his council, with Nitin Patel returning as his deputy.
Patel's continuance as Rupani's deputy indicates that the influential Patidar community will be well represented in the new Gujarat government. However, following the legislature party meeting of new Gujarat MLAs, Vijay Rupani was voted for another term. Besides them, the new government of Gujarat will have eight Cabinet ministers and 10 ministers of State. At least a dozen new faces may be seen in the cabinet because, sources said.
The ministers of state who took the oath were - Pradipsinh Jadeja, Parbat Patel, Jaydrathsinh Parmar, Raman Patkar, Parsottam Solanki, Ishwarsinh Patel, Vasan Ahir, Kishor Kanani, Bachubhai Khabad and Vibhavariben Dave.
Not just 18 NDA chief ministers but also BJP patriarch LK Advani on the stage for the swearing-in ceremony of the Vijay Rupani cabinet.
When he arrived in court on this Saturday morning, Lalu sounded confident and said he was "confident that he will get justice". Raghuvansh Prasad said that besides fighting it legally, the party would go to the people "fight it politically also".
The Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer entertainer is riding high on outstandingly positive reviews from audiences. As per early estimates, it earned around 44 crores to take its first weekend total to 114 crores (approx).
John Schnatter owns nearly 9.5 million shares of Papa John's International Inc., valued at more than $560 million. In 2010, he took on a co-CEO, Jude Thompson, but that arrangement ended the following year.
Pastors at both churches say it is important to remember that there is more to the Christmas holiday than just giving presents. On the occasion, Santa Claus distributed candies and toys among dozens of toddlers waiting in a queue.
Just in time for the holidays, Amazon has acquired Blink , a venture-capital backed startup that makes home security cameras. The company's plan is to also release a full home security system at some point in the near future.
BJP spokeperson GVL Narsimha Rao said the judgement is a scathing indictment of the Mannohan Singh 's government and his office. Advocate Kapil Sibal said that no irregularities had occurred in the allocation of licences.
Former prime minister Singh raised the issue of the challenges ahead for the party. The party will be taking action against them", he said.
First AC local train starts in Mumbai
Weekly, fortnightly and monthly season tickets shall be charged equivalent to 5, 7.5 and 10 single journey of AC EMU respectively. Excited commuters captured the historic moments by clicking selfies the moment train reached the Churchgate station at 11.16 am.
UCLA QB Josh Rosen Doesn't Want Browns To Draft Him
Rosen is still contemplating his decision to enter the upcoming draft, where he would nearly certainly be a first-round selection. One problem: the prospect of Cleveland wanting a quarterback might actually scare off the quarterbacks that Cleveland wants .
Hawai'i Unemployment Rate at 2%, Record Low
The Labor Department's state unemployment report showed that in the past 12 months, 27 states have added payroll jobs. The national unemployment rate has gradually declined since 2010 and now stands at 4.1 percent.
Jio Happy New Year 2018 effect
Vodafone India is the new operator to join the list of operators revising the entry-level Rs 199 tariff plan for prepaid users. If you are a new customer, you need to pay Rs. 229 to be eligible for unlimited local and STD calls with 28 days validity.
Klopp defends Liverpool after Arsenal draw
Liverpool's defensive capabilities have come under renewed criticism following a chaotic encounter at the Emirates Stadium. The draw meant that Liverpool maintained their advantage over the Gunners in the Premier League table.
Churches planning Christmas services
FOSTORIA - West Independence United Methodist Church , 22876 US 224, Fostoria, will host two special Christmas Eve services . United Church of Crook , Corner of Highway 138 and 55, Crook - Christmas Eve service , 10:45 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 24.