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Statue of Unity

PM flags off 8 trains to boost connectivity to Statue of Unity

Modi said these trains will help boost tourism in the tribal region and increase connectivity to world's tallest statue, the Statue of Unity

17 Jan 2021 1:58 PM

PM Modi receives memorial from wife of CRPF personnel killed in Pulwama attack

During the event, Prime Minister Modi also administered the unity pledge and outlined the contribution of Patel in unifying India.

31 Oct 2019 1:00 PM

'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

Gujarat: PM to participate in events to mark Sardar Patel's 144th birth anniversary

Since 2014, October 31 is observed as the National Unity Day and people from all walks of life participate in the 'Run For Unity'.

30 Oct 2019 7:41 PM

After Deve Gowda's visit to Statue of Unity, PM Modi says 'happy to see you'

Devegowda went to pay a visit to the 182-meter tall statue of India's first deputy PM Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Gujarat's Kevadia.

06 Oct 2019 10:35 AM


Glad that Statue of Unity emerging as popular tourist spot: PM Modi

Besides 'Statue of Unity', Soho House Mumbai has also been included in TIME magazine's 'World's 100 Greatest Places of 2019' list.

28 Aug 2019 10:45 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

Rains create puddles in Statue of Unity, triggers displeasure on social media

Several of those who shared videos on social media, however, expressed displeasure stating it as a case of corruption.

30 Jun 2019 11:10 AM

Railways to run special for visiting Statue of Unity train from March 4

The train to Statue of Unity will have a seven-night and eight-day tour package beginning on March 4 from Chandigarh, ministry said.

22 Feb 2019 5:40 PM

Just tall claims?

Does it make sense to use the taxpayers’ money to build more statues in a country like India?

31 Dec 2018 5:58 AM


If world's tallest statue can be made, why not Ram Temple, asks RSS leader

Hosable said, "The patience of Hindu's must not be tested. We will not fight with them but will stay persistent.'

03 Dec 2018 2:59 PM

221-metre statue of Lord Ram to be installed in Ayodhya: UP govt

Five firms shortlisted for construction of the statue gave presentations before Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

25 Nov 2018 8:39 AM

Gujarat: Statue of Unity to get rail, air connectivity

CM Rupani held meetings with top officials of Airports Authority of India and Railway Board in this regard, said a government release.

17 Nov 2018 3:51 PM

Chidambaram 'mocking' Ram temple initiative, Sardar Patel statue, says BJP

Ravi Shankar Prasad said Chidambaram is mocking Ram temple initiative and Statue of Unity and asked him to not 'play with sentiments'.

05 Nov 2018 7:05 PM

Instead of building statues, govt should focus on education, health: AAP

Instead of installing such tall statues, tax-payers' money should be spent on ending poverty and unemployment, AAP leader Sanjay Singh said.

03 Nov 2018 7:41 PM


Politics of Unity: When size matters, and when it doesn’t

The Empire State Building in that same city, traditionally renowned for skyscraping architecture, is a little above 318 metres.

03 Nov 2018 2:22 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

Kin for Bose statue at India Gate

Demand after PM Modi unveils statue of Vallabhbhai Patel in Gujarat.

02 Nov 2018 1:30 AM

'Bird dropping' or 'PM Modi'? Divya Spandana faces backlash for tweet

BJP hit back at Divya Spandana and said, 'the values of the Congress are dropping

01 Nov 2018 5:36 PM

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