The new faces that were inducted were Kaushikbhai Jamanadas Patel, who had served as Minister of State for energy, urban development departments and cabinet minister of energy, in the earlier BJP governments.
Gandhinagar: Vijay Rupani was on Tuesday sworn-in as the Gujarat CM for the second consecutive time, while Nitin Patel took oath as his deputy, along with 18 other ministers.
A team of BJP central observers led by Union finance minister Arun Jaitley had, last week, held discussions with the 99 newly elected party legislators in Gujarat and declared that Vijay Rupani and Nitin Patel were the unanimous choice for the role of chief minister and deputy chief minister respectively.
This is Rupani's second stint as Chief Minister of Gujarat. Since 2012 he has been a cabinet Minister.
The new Rupani ministry is likely to have a fresh look because five outgoing ministers lost the assembly polls held in two phases on December 9 and 14.
Along with him 9 Cabinet ministers and 10 Minister of State also took the oath.
Once a BJP fortress, it has swung against the party these elections, but has managed maximum representation with seven ministers.
Other ministers of the new cabinet will also take the oath.
A senior BJP leader said the party will be mindful of a blend of factors such as experience, caste, and region while selecting ministers. The strength of the Congress and its allies in the new House is 80.
Bokhiriya had defeated Congress veteran Arjun Modhvadia, albeit by a narrow margin of just 1855 votes, while Kakadiya - a prominent Patidar leader - had scored an impressive third-term victory, winning his Thakkarbapa Nagar seat with a margin of over 34000 votes.
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WikiLeaks also posted a screenshot of the US Navy's since-deleted tweet which read " Julian Assange " in quotation marks. Assange followed up with a promotional tweet, and a cute corgi, linking it to WikiLeak's donation page.
The letter said that the weeks leading up to Lorde's tour announcement have been a "difficult time for Palestinians". However, there have been some high-profile cancellations, including Lauryn Hill and Elvis Costello in recent years.
Brown said that Capitol flags will be flown at half-staff to honor Camilleri, who had been working for the CHP for about a year. Sanchez identified him as 33-year-old Andrew Camilleri, a married father of three children.
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Security forces further tightened the Cordon in the village, they said adding exchange of fire continued till 0400 hrs on Tuesday. Noor was shifted to Srinagar jail and was released on parole in 2015 after which he reported joined JeM to lead the militants.
WYMT reports that Lorraine Saylor was putting out bird seed in her yard when she and her husband were attacked by two pit bulls. Her husband, Johnny Saylor, rushed outside to help only to be attacked by the dogs as well, according to WKRN .
Though there were no human fatalities, eight zoo workers were treated for injuries, while one other person was taken to hospital. The London Fire Brigade arrived promptly but it took more than 70 firefighters three hours to bring the blaze under control.
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After the decision, Lalu Prasad and the other convicts were taken to be lodged in Ranchi's Birsa Munda Jail. Yadav spent two months in jail before he was granted bail in that case by the Supreme Court.
Seven others were injured and taken to hospital in Sawai Madhopur district, 235 miles (375km) south of Delhi. More than 111,000 thousand people die in road accidents each year in India , the highest toll in the world.
Farmers' protest continues at BJP office in Bengaluru
The agitators have been demanding Yeddyurappa to address them and were not prepared to meet any other party leader. Instead of welcoming it, the Congress is opposing in Goa, but raising questions against BJP in Karnataka.
Christmas celebrated with fervour
Nearly all the 29 churches were brightly illuminated and started their first prayer service between 11pm and 11:30pm on Sunday. Bishop Father Felix Toppo at the prayer service in midnight led the child Jesus and placed him on the crib inside the church.
Jadhav's family may land in Pakistan tonight
His mother and wife will be travelling to Dubai in a commercial flight from Dubai and will reach Islamabad today. He is a Commander rank serving officer in Indian navy as per his own statement.
What we learned from the Catalan election
Rajoy told reporters that he will have dialogue within the law with only a regional leader who has been officially appointed. The leader of one separatist party, Oriol Junqueras, was in solitary confinement in a Spanish prison when he was re-elected.
South Florida up 31-27 against Texas Tech in Birmingham Bowl
Texas Tech: Shimonek and leading rusher Stockton are seniors, while all but two defensive starters have eligibility remaining. There's just something about South Florida quarterback Quinton Flowers and the last five or so minutes of a football game.
Trump gets permission to build seawall at Irish golf course
The base materials of the wall will be invisible as it will be covered by sand and a cobble bank at the back of the beach. But environmentalists have said that the new walls will damage a popular public beach and do harm to the abutting dunes.
Alaska unemployment rate remains at 7.2 percent
Many employers say it is hard to find people to fill their open jobs, and so are holding tightly onto their existing staffs. The employment to population ratio estimate of 61.7 percent remained above the USA average of 60.1 percent.