Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023

Sardar Patel


Sardar Patel always held national interest supreme: historian Rizwan Kadri writes

December 16, 2022 7:20 am

On Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's 72nd death anniversary, this is a good time to recall some not-so-well known facts about the first Home Minister of India.

In poll-bound Gujarat, PM Modi targets Nehru over Kashmir, says he walks in footsteps of Sardar Patel

October 10, 2022 4:08 pm

Without naming India's first prime minister, PM Modi said: “Sardar saheb persuaded all the princely states to merge with India. But another person handled this one issue of Kashmir.”

Why Sardar Patel supported Partition

October 31, 2021 7:49 am

Rajmohan Gandhi writes: The Congress stalwart held that it would enable the vast India that remained to have a strong central government and remove Muslim League’s capacity to obstruct.

Many freedom fighters did not get their due: Amit Shah

October 20, 2021 11:31 am

The Union home minister said that the Manipur government has plans to build a memorial at the spot and he added that the memorial will inspire tourists, the youth and the younger generation across the country on how to fight with limited resources.

DU’s two new facilitation centres could be named after Sushma, Savarkar, Patel

August 24, 2021 9:25 am

According to the agenda, these centres are likely to be named after Sushma Swaraj, Swami Vivekananda, V.D. Savarkar or Sardar Patel.

Renaming stadium insult to Sardar Patel, says Congerss; BJP asks what about Indira-Rajiv

February 25, 2021 7:31 am

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi tweeted, “Beautiful how the truth reveals itself. Narendra Modi stadium. Adani end-Reliance end. With Jay Shah presiding. #HumDoHumareDo.”

What Sardar Patel taught us about unity

October 30, 2020 9:02 pm

On his birthday, a pledge to make a stronger nation

Patel birth anniversary: Priyanka’s tweet on BJP ‘trying to appropriate Patel’ irks ruling party

November 01, 2019 9:43 am

Union minister Smriti Irani who was in her constituency, Amethi, to take part in the ‘Run for Unity’ event targeted the Congress general secretary.

Delhi: Leaders’ photos dot Ramlila Maidan ahead of BJP meet

January 11, 2019 2:42 am

More than 2,000 workers have been tasked with looking after the arrangements and logistics for the event. Party sources said that over 3,000 hotel rooms have been booked for leaders coming from different parts of the country.

Ahmedabad airport was named after Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in my rule: Shankersinh Vaghela

November 05, 2018 3:33 am

Shankersinh Vaghela was with the BJP until 1996 when he formed the Rashtriya Janata Party and served as the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 1996 to 1997.


Sardar Patel's birth anniversary: Nation pays homage to Iron Man of India

October 31, 2022 9:52 pm

The cultural programmes planned across the country as part of Rashtriya Ekta Divas celebrations were cancelled in view of the tragedy in Morbi.

National Unity Day: Tributes paid to Sardar Patel across country

October 31, 2021 8:48 pm

Celebrations were organised at Statue of Unity in Kevadia on Sunday on the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel.

In hometown Gujarat, here is how PM Modi spent his day

October 31, 2020 2:15 pm

Sardar Patel's birth anniversary is being celebrated as 'Rashtriya Ekta Diwas' (National Unity Day) since 2014.

Iron Man 2: The making of world's tallest statue of Sardar Patel

October 31, 2018 9:56 am

The world’s tallest statue dedicated to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, stands at about 120-130 metres height — minus the head and shoulders, which will together add up to the final 182-metre (597-feet) plan.

Preparations for R-Day in full swing

January 22, 2015 7:36 pm

25 tableaux would participate in the parade, with 16 of them belonging to states and the union territories.


What PM Modi said about Sardar Patel when he unveiled the statue.

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recounted the work done by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in his speech as he paid his tribute.

The World's Tallest Statue - Statue of Unity is now open

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

The Statue of Unity will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 31, 2018. Here are some interesting facts about world's tallest statue located at the Sardar Sarovar Dam on Narmada river in Gujarat.