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Union ministers, BJP leaders participate in ‘Run for Unity’

Tiwari said people would not be able to move freely across the country had Sardar Patel not united the princely states.

01 Nov 2018 12:55 AM

Honour the Sardar, don’t forget Indira

Every Indian knows of the stalwart contribution of Sardar Patel in integrating the erstwhile princely states into newly-independent India.

01 Nov 2018 12:00 AM

If not for Sardar Patel, ‘shiv bhakts’ would need visa for Somnath temple: PM

PM Modi also slammed those criticising government's move to build the statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

31 Oct 2018 4:45 PM

The statue as grand as the stature: Facts about Statue of Unity

A campaign called 'Loha' was launched to collect iron from all over the country to build the statue of Sardar Patel.

31 Oct 2018 12:11 PM

Looking back: Pandit Nehru vs Sardar Patel

Mr Modi has invested hugely in creating the illusion that the Congress Party’s preferred leader was the Sardar and that Nehru was imposed on it.

31 Oct 2018 12:16 AM


'You are not welcome here': On Statue of Unity, villagers pen open letter to PM

Local tribal leaders have also announced a boycott of the function citing destruction of natural resources due to the memorial.

30 Oct 2018 4:30 PM

Mann ki Baat: PM Modi credits Sardar Patel for uniting India after partition

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said it was Sardar Patel's timely intervention which helped save Jammu and Kashmir from 'aggression'.

28 Oct 2018 2:22 PM

Cong wants Vallabhbhai Patel's ban order on RSS at Statue of Unity base

Anand Sharma noted that the move would tell people what the first home minister of the country thought of 'them' (RSS).

16 Oct 2018 11:02 AM

India in billion-dollar initiative to build world's biggest statues

Around one billion dollars is being spent on giant effigies of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and 17th-century king Chhatrapati Shivaji.

03 Sep 2018 12:58 PM

In letter to Nehru, Sardar Patel predicted Dokalam: Goa CM

Goa CM said he got an opportunity to read about Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel when he was defence minister.

01 Nov 2017 4:05 PM


‘BJP rewriting history by adopting leaders’

Opp. criticism came on a day the govt marked Vallabhbhai Patels’ birth anniversary.

01 Nov 2017 2:24 AM

Modi slams attempts to ‘run down’ Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel legacy

Modi’s comment bears significance as it came ahead of the Assembly polls in Gujarat, Patel’s home state.

01 Nov 2017 1:26 AM

He united Indians: Modi remembers Sardar Patel on his jayanti

The Prime Minister on Tuesday flagged off a marathon, 'Run for Unity' to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

31 Oct 2017 8:13 AM

Mamata Banerjee, Centre differ on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel birthday events

The authroities of the varsities have been asked to take photos of the events and send them to the UGC through email, sources revealed.

30 Oct 2017 6:23 AM

Schools told to celebrate patel’s birth anniversary

Teachers said that in order to celebrate in the school premises, they need time and planning.

29 Oct 2017 1:56 AM


Laws alone can’t stop the hate

The Press Council of India set up a fact-finding committee which visited 11 states and submitted a detailed Report on Safety of Journalists.

17 Sep 2017 12:08 AM

Expunging parliamentary records: An abuse of power

The Speaker of the House has none of the powers that successive speakers of the Lok Sabha have wielded for decades.

26 Mar 2017 3:16 AM

RSS: In search of a genealogy

The RSS is trying to attach themselves the legacy of Patel, to get a leg into the nationalist movement.

24 Jan 2017 4:58 AM

Modi hardsells India, says reform push to continue

A number of India’s leading corporate leaders, including Mukesh Ambani, Ratan Tata and Mukesh Adani, also addressed the event.

11 Jan 2017 1:23 AM