Monday, 5 December, 2022
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Topic: Chief Minister

Devendra Fadnavis—fifth former Maharashtra CM to take a junior post in a subsequent government

In the past, former CM's Shankarrao Chavan, Shivajirao Patil, Narayan Rane and Ashok Chavan have taken junior positions in present governments

Kailash Nath Katju rose from office to office ‘waging a war’. For him, India came first

Beyond politics, Katju was a man who could furnish a 'soldier's answer' to Mountbatten as easily as sleeping in a villager's hut on a small cot.

Five boxes BJP leaders need to tick to become a chief minister in Modi-Shah era

A look at the background of 22 CMs who occupied the coveted chair under Modi-Shah's watch throws up common elements. ThePrint analyses the 5 boxes leaders need to tick to become CM.

Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel holds review meeting on flood situation in Saurashtra region

Heavy rains battered parts of Saurashtra region Monday and low-lying areas got flooded. Patel has instructed the authorities to airlift stranded people in rain-hit Jamnagar district.

New Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel is engineer, builder, Dada Bhagwan devotee who ‘has no enemies’

Patel, a first-time MLA, was picked to replace Vijay Rupani, who resigned. He has worked with Modi when he was Gujarat CM, but never served as minister.

New Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel is BJP’s olive branch to Patidars, Anandiben Patel convinced PM

Bhupendra Patel is a low-profile first-time MLA, but has been selected to lead the BJP into next year’s assembly polls instead of Vijay Rupani, who resigned a day before.

BJP MLA Bhupendra Patel to be new Gujarat Chief Minister

Patel (59) was unanimously elected BJP legislative party leader Sunday. His name was proposed by former Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani who had resigned from his post a day earlier.

BJP calls legislative meet to decide next Gujarat CM after Vijay Rupani’s resignation

Union ministers Narendra Singh Tomar and Prahlad Joshi have been appointed as central observers for the legislature meeting to elect the new CM, Gujarat BJP spokesperson said.

Covid, connectivity, climate – CM Himanta Biswa Sarma has early mover advantage in Assam

From visiting Covid patients at 2:30 am to giving deadlines for Dispur flyover, Himanta Biswa Sarma has hit the ground running as CM.

PM Modi speaks to CMs of Punjab, Karnataka, Bihar & Uttarakhand on Covid situation

PM Modi has been speaking to chief ministers and lieutenant governors of union territories for the last few days to assess the pandemic situation in the states.

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PM Modi pays tribute to Dr Rajendra Prasad on his birth anniversary

What explains Modi’s silence as states fight on, relations with Centre worsen

Whether it's Karnataka-Maharahstra or Assam-Meghalaya, Modi govt's reluctance to get dragged into border disputes is self-defeating.
A cashier checks Indian rupee notes inside a room at a fuel station in Ahmedabad | Reuters file image

Rupee falls to 81.75 against dollar, loss on stop losses and dollar outflows

The rupee was down 0.5% to the dollar and has been an underperformer among Asian peers. The offshore Chinese yuan was up 0.9%, leading Asian currencies higher.


Russian President Vladimir Putin with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (Photo Credit - Reuters)

In western arms sanctions on Russia, China’s arms industry could stand to gain

The arms export embargoes on Moscow could create an opportunity for Beijing to supply arms to countries like Myanmar, which are heavily dependent on Russian arms.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.