Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023

Sardar Vallabbhai Patel


SoU screen refuses to recognise ‘Assam’, leaves students from state disheartened

June 30, 2022 9:19 pm

“We were visiting the Statue of Unity on June 24 and when we saw the interactive screen for the pledge, we decided to take the pledge to see our names pinned up on the big screen. But we were aghast when the system refused to recognise the name of our state ‘Assam’ and instead said that it contained an expletive,” one of the students from Assam said.

Time to reject such remarks: UP CM takes on Akhilesh over Jinnah row

November 07, 2021 7:36 am

On the reduction in excise duty on fuel and a further reduction in VAT, bringing the petrol price down by Rs 12 per litre in UP, the CM said the measures taken by the Centre and his government would control inflation.

Why is there a sense of fear if BJP follows Sardar Patel: Congress’s Raghu Sharma

November 01, 2021 4:39 am

The AICC in-charge for Gujarat, Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli during a lecture memorial on the occasion of the death anniversary of Indira Gandhi and birth anniversary of Sardar Patel in Ahmedabad.

Secular Nehru never made temple, fading from public memory: Gujarat Dy CM Nitin Patel

January 15, 2021 7:32 pm

'Will remember Patel while visiting Somnath temple,' said Nitin Patel.

Watch: Nirmala Sitharaman wades through water-logged street in rain-hit Chennai

October 31, 2019 1:04 pm

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was in Chennai to participate in a walkathon on the occasion of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's 150th birth anniversary and the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

Misunderstanding Nehru-Patel: They often disagreed with each other but worked closely, presented a united front

September 12, 2019 10:24 am

It is easy for us to sit in judgement today after 73 years over the great men who fought for India’s independence and then ruled the country. Judgement based on hindsight is a dangerous game played by especially those who are in a hurry to use history selectively to prove their prejudiced view of it. Let us leave history to the historians.

Explained: What role did Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel play in the Dandi march of 1930?

March 12, 2019 5:33 pm

As Patel went about mobilising people for the march, the district administration of Surat realised it was necessary to get him out of the way.

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Statue: Statue of Unity location, height, cost, other facts

November 02, 2018 5:58 pm

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Statue (Statue of Unity) Location, Height, Cost: The 182-metre tall statue dwarfs New York's Statue of Liberty by twice its size and almost four times the height of Brazil's Christ the Redeemer.

Patel Bhawan now only NSC Sectt, CCS clears relocation of others

October 17, 2018 6:53 am

A part of the Ministry of Panchayati Raj has already shifted to Jeevan Prakash Building on Kasturba Gandhi Marg and officials have started working from there.

Unification of India apart, Vallabhbhai Patel also had a role in drafting the Constitution

November 01, 2017 8:12 am

"..It means something and it is there because, for two hundred years, attempts have been made by foreign rulers to keep them in groups apart with their customs and other things in order that the foreigners' rule may be smooth. The rulers did not want that there should be any change."