LIVE: Bhupendra Patel sworn-in as new chief minister of Gujarat

BJP MLA Bhupendra Patel has been sworn-in as the chief minister of Gujarat after sudden exit of former CM Vijay Rupani. 

  • Bhupendra Patel took oath as the Gujarat chief minister today.
  • India Meteorological Department predicts rainfall in several parts of the country.
  • Bharatiya Janata Party's Priyanka Tibrewal will file her nomination papers for the by-election to the Bhabanipur seat.

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New Delhi: BJP MLA Bhupendra Patel has been sworn-in as the chief minister of Gujarat on Monday (September 13, 2021) after the sudden exit of former CM Vijay Rupani ahead of the assembly elections in 2022. Ahead of swearing-in ceremony, Bhupendra Patel also met Vijay Rupani at the Chief Minister's residence in Gandhinagar. 

Bhupendra Patel replaced Vijay Rupani, who unexpectedly stepped down from the top post in the state. Union home minister Amit Shah and top BJP leaders also attended the swearing-in ceremony of Bhupendra Patel in Gandhinagar. 

Additionally, India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert in seven districts, an orange alert in six districts and a yellow alert in eight districts in Odisha for the next 24 hours. The weather department also predicted that the national capital and adjoining areas will receive rainfall today. 

In other developments, the Bharatiya Janata Party's Priyanka Tibrewal will file her nomination papers for the by-election to the Bhabanipur seat today. 

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13 September 2021
14:53 PM

Gujarat: Union Home Minister Amit Shah congratulates the new CM of Gujarat, Bhupendra Patel after the sworn-in ceremony.

CMs of BJP ruled states, including Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar, Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Goa CM Pramod Sawant were also present in the ceremony.

14:26 PM

Gujarat: Bhupendra Patel sworn-in as new Chief Minister of Gujarat. 

14:25 PM

New Delhi: Inderjeet Singh, grandson of former President Giani Zail Singh, joins BJP in the presence of Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri.

14:25 PM

West Bengal: BJP candidate for Bhabanipur by-poll, Priyanka Tibrewal files her nomination. She will face CM and TMC candidate Mamata Banerjee in the by-poll, scheduled for 30th September.

14:24 PM

Pegasus snooping row: The Centre told the Supreme Court on Monday that it does not wish to file a detailed affidavit on a batch of petitions seeking independent probe into the alleged Pegasus snooping row, while the top court said it would pass an interim order on the issue.

A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana told Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Centre, that if the government re-thinks about filing a detailed affidavit in the case, he can mention the matter before it. (PTI)

13:14 PM

India: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh State University in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, on September 14, 2021 at around 12 noon, which will be followed by his address on the occasion.

Prime Minister will also visit the exhibition models of Aligarh node of Uttar Pradesh Defence Industrial Corridor and Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh State University.

13:12 PM

Gujarat: CM-designate Bhupendra Patel offers 'gau pooja' at Swaminarayan Temple in Ahmedabad. 

13:03 PM

Gujarat: Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrives at the airport in Ahmedabad. CM-designate Bhupendra Patel was also present at the airport. Patel will be sworn in as Gujarat CM, later today.

13:02 PM

New Delhi: A four-storey building collapsed in the Sabzi Mandi area. One person has been rescued and taken to the hospital. More details awaited.

13:02 PM

Maharashtra: Temples were submerged in Nashik as the river Godavari was overflowing due to heavy rainfall.

13:01 PM

New Delhi: "We appeal to the Centre to ask state govts to spray the bio-decomposer on farmland for free, it is very reasonable. The stubble need not be burnt again. I will meet the Union Environment Minister soon & request him for his personal intervention," said Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. 

13:01 PM

New Delhi: "Delhi's air quality will deteriorate again around 10th Oct & continue that way till Nov end, mainly due to stubble burning in neighbouring states. Last year, Delhi govt found a solution. Pusa Insititute made a bio-decomposer. It gave encouraging results," said Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. 

12:23 PM

New Delhi: "A four-storey building collapsed in the Sabzi Mandi area. One person has been rescued and taken to the hospital. More details awaited," said Delhi Police. 

12:22 PM

New Delhi: A team of Delhi Police out for patrolling duty saved the life of a 42-year-old man, who was allegedly trying to kill himself by jumping down from Andrews Ganj flyover on Sunday.

"On September 12, at about 06:00 pm, during patrolling in the area of the police station, information was received by Station house officer (SHO) Kotla Mubarak Pur regarding that one male person trying to jump from the Andrew Ganj flyover," said police.

12:22 PM

Maharashtra: India Meteorological Department (IMD), predicted moderate rain in Mumbai city and its suburbs with the possibility of heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places on Monday.

According to the Regional Meteorological Centre of Mumbai, there is chance of moderate rain in the city and suburbs with the possibility of heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places in the next 24 hours. They also predicted that moderate rain in the city and suburbs with the possibility of heavy rainfall at isolated places, over the next 48 hours.

12:21 PM

India: Jet Airways will restart domestic operations by the first quarter of 2022 and short haul international flights by the last quarter of the next year, Jalan Kalrock Consortium, the winning bidder for the grounded airline, stated on Monday.

The first flight of Jet Airways would be on Delhi-Mumbai route, it mentioned, adding that the airline would now be headquartered in Delhi instead of Mumbai. (PTI)

12:13 PM

Gujarat: Chief Minister-designate Bhupendra Patel met Vijay Rupani at the Chief Minister's residence in Gandhinagar. 

12:11 PM

West Bengal: "This is a fight against injustice. This is a fight for justice, for the people of West Bengal. I would like to tell the people of Bhabanipur that they've received a big opportunity, they should come forward and make history," said Priyanka Tibrewal, BJP candidate for Bhabanipur bypolls. 

11:20 AM

Karnataka: State Congress President DK Shivakumar will reach the Legislative Assembly in bullock carts to participate in the Monsoon session of the state legislature to protest against inflation. 

11:19 AM

Tamil Nadu: "Today, I have presented the resolution against NEET. You (AIADMK) also brought this resolution. I urge opposition parties to extend their support to this resolution," said Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin in the Legislative Assembly

11:07 AM

New Delhi: An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 on the Richter scale hit Leh`s Alchi on Monday (September 13, 2021) morning. According to National Centre for Seismology, the tremors were felt at 9:16 am.

"Earthquake of Magnitude: 4.2, Occurred on 13-09-2021, 09:16:46 IST, Lat: 33.65 and Long: 76.50, Depth: 5 Km, Location: 89km SW of Alchi (Leh), Jammu and Kashmir, India," tweeted NCS. 


10:17 AM

Uttar Pradesh: Lashing out at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for his "Abba Jaan" remark, Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Monday asked Adityanath whether he want "an inclusive UP Or Divide and rule".

"Our Government wants: An inclusive Afghanistan. With his "abba jaan" remark. What does Yogiji want: An inclusive UP Or Divide and rule?" tweeted Sibal. (ANI)

10:12 AM

Uttarakhand: Uttarkashi-Gangotri highway has been closed near Silkyara area. Border Roads Organisation is working to reopen the highway, said Uttarkashi Disaster Management Officer, Devendra Patwal. 

10:12 AM

India: India reports 27,254 new #COVID19 cases, 37,687 recoveries and 219 deaths in last 24 hours, as per Health Ministry.

09:33 AM

Goa: The Goa government has made five-day quarantine compulsory for people, specially students and those coming for work purposes from Kerala, in the wake of a surge in COVID-19 cases in the southern state, officials said.

In a notification issued on Sunday, the Goa administration also extended the ongoing statewide curfew till September 20, continuing ban on several activities, including casinos, in the coastal state.

09:17 AM

Pune: Fire broke out at a godown in Bavdhan area in Pune last night. It was brought under control this morning. All the material including some cash kept in the godown has been burnt. No casualty reported, said Fire Department, Pune. 

09:16 AM

Gujarat: Gujarat CM-designate Bhupendra Patel meets BJP leader Nitin Patel in Ahmedabad, ahead of the oath-taking ceremony today

08:54 AM

Madhya Pradesh: The Centre on Sunday inaugurated a food processing unit in Madhya Pradesh under Pradhan Mantri Kisan SAMPADA Yojana on the last day of the celebration of Food Processing week.

To commemorate 75 years of India`s independence, the Government of India is celebrating the `Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.` As a part of the celebration, the Ministry of Food Processing Industries is celebrating Food Processing Week from September 6-12 September under which the Ministry is organising various programmes.

08:53 AM

New Delhi: Delhi and its neighbouring areas are likely to witness light to moderate intensity rains during the next two hours, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted on Monday.

"Light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of Kurukshetra, Gohana, Hansi, Siwani, Meham, Tosham (Haryana) Sakoti Tanda, Hastinapur, Daurala (U.P.) during next 2 hours," tweeted IMD.

08:53 AM

Chhattisgarh: Chhattisgarh has added 20 new COVID-19 cases, raising the infection tally in the state to 10,04,864, a health official said. These new cases were recorded on Sunday, while no fresh death was reported, he said, adding that the fatality toll stood at 13,558.

As per the data, no new cases were found in 17 out of total 28 districts on Sunday. Six COVID-19 patients were discharged from various hospitals in the state on Sunday and 17 others completed their home isolation, which took the total number of recoveries to 9,90,930, the official said. (PTI)

08:52 AM

Goa: Amid a spike in Covid cases in Kerala, the Goa government late on Sunday night imposed fresh restrictions on students and workforce from the Southern state who are visiting Goa.

According to the new list of restrictions, students and workers coming into Goa from Kerala, will be subject to institutional quarantine, which will be facilitated by managements of the educational institutions and offices or factories respectively. (IANS)

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