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Sardar patel

Aakar Patel | How RSS, world’s largest NGO, led to Jan Sangh/BJP, world’s top party

Hedgewar died in 1940, by when the RSS had spread beyond Nagpur and had 100,000 members

05 Mar 2024 12:37 AM

Aakar Patel | Sardar worked differently from Nehru, but had the same ideals

There is a belief that Sardar Patel would have “sorted out” Pakistan and we would never have had the Kashmir problem

06 Dec 2022 12:05 AM

Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Patel shared joint legacy that can never be torn asunder

Sardar Patel, however, became president of the Karachi session of the INC in 1931.

03 Nov 2019 2:57 AM

Repealing Article 370, 35A shut gateway of terrorism in India: Shah

Shah said this decision was taken after the Narendra Modi government got a massive mandate in 2019 general elections.

31 Oct 2019 10:19 AM

'Article 370 created wall among us': PM Modi on National Unity Day

The 182-metre-tall statue was inaugurated by Modi on the same date last year.

31 Oct 2019 9:18 AM


Amit Shah Bats for 'One Nation, One Language', Appeals People to Fulfil Gandhi's Dream

Shah appealed people to use Hindi more often, and contribute in fulfilling dream of Gandhi and Sardar Patel of 'one nation, one language'.

14 Sep 2019 10:43 AM

Ravi Shankar Prasad claims Nehru wrong, Sardar Patel right on J&K

Last month, Parliament had revoked Article 370 which gave special provisions to Jammu and Kashmir.

12 Sep 2019 8:58 AM

'Statue of Unity' shortlisted for UK-based structural award

It is among the 49 structures that will vie for the prestigious award, according to the institution's website.

04 Aug 2019 3:40 PM

PM Modi promises museum to preserve memories of PMs

The Prime Minister urged family members of the former prime ministers to share all things related to them for this museum.

25 Jul 2019 1:50 AM

Nehru, Sardar Patel, Bapu appealed Muslims to not migrate to Pak: Azam Khan

Khan, an MP from Rampur in Uttar Pradesh, claimed that Muslims have not been able to live a dignified life in the country.

20 Jul 2019 11:21 AM


BJP has track record, Congress has tap record: Modi

The PM addressed two meetings in Gujarat at Junagadh in Saurashtra region and at Songadh in South Gujarat.

11 Apr 2019 1:03 AM

Indian politics gets statuesque

A grandiloquent gesture like a giant statue is not to be pilloried only on what it cost.

10 Dec 2018 1:00 AM

A befitting tribute to Patel was long overdue

The BJP, which is joined at the hip to the RSS, has internalised a convenient amnesia about what Sardar Patel actually thought of the RSS.

04 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

Why are we so obsessed with statues?

Maharashtra leads in the statue stakes, with Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj dominating every square and junction.

03 Nov 2018 2:16 AM

Railways ran special 'unity' train to ferry 1,000 for Sardar Patel statue unveiling

The railways also ran a special train from Gujarat to Rameshwaram in Tamil Nadu today as a show of unity.

31 Oct 2018 9:14 PM


Let’s unite to build the India of Bapu’s dreams

Today we mark the beginning of the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of our beloved Bapu.

02 Oct 2018 5:58 AM

Unravelling the charisma of Indian democracy

These illustrations are only from the introductory chapter of the book.

06 May 2018 6:31 AM

How Tibet lost its independence and India its gentle neighbour

It relates to the sequence of events and the role of KM Panikkar, the Indian Ambassador in China, during the weeks after the invasion of Tibet.

23 Mar 2018 12:41 AM

Farooq Abdullah blames Nehru, Azad, Patel for India’s ‘division’

Abdullah's comments drew strong reaction from Jitender Singh, who asked the NC chief to 're-read the history of the sub-continent'.

05 Mar 2018 12:17 PM

PM Modi tears into Congress legacy, says it back-stabbed Patel

The President’s address, Mr Modi said, does not belong to one party but underlines the government’s direction.

08 Feb 2018 2:20 AM