Articles about Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

BJP tried to topple Rajasthan government, says CM alleging conspiracy

05 Dec 2020

Politics
BJP tried to topple Rajasthan government, says CM alleging conspiracy

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of conspiring to topple the state government.

Statue of Unity attracts more tourists than Statue of Liberty

30 Nov 2020

India
Statue of Unity attracts more tourists than Statue of Liberty

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's grand Statue of Unity has been attracting more tourists than the Statue of Liberty in the United States, officials in the know said.

Centre's 12-point action plan to fight COVID-19 in Delhi: Details

16 Nov 2020

India
Centre's 12-point action plan to fight COVID-19 in Delhi: Details

As COVID-19 cases in Delhi continue to rise at an alarming rate, the Centre has announced a 12-point plan to tackle the coronavirus surge in the national capital.

In a first, Delhi logs over 7,000 new coronavirus cases

07 Nov 2020

India
In a first, Delhi logs over 7,000 new coronavirus cases

Delhi is buried under a heavy coronavirus caseload and on Friday made a new record by crossing the 7,000-mark for the first time since the outbreak.

After Pakistan minister's Pulwama admission, PM Modi hits at opposition

31 Oct 2020

Politics
After Pakistan minister's Pulwama admission, PM Modi hits at opposition

From Kevadia, Gujarat, where he went to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Prime Minister Narendra Modi slammed the opposition for their stand on the Pulwama attack, after a minister from Pakistan admitted his country's hand in the dastardly crime.

PM Modi on two-day visit to Gujarat: Here's his schedule

30 Oct 2020

Politics
PM Modi on two-day visit to Gujarat: Here's his schedule

On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi started his two-day trip to Gujarat, where he is scheduled to inaugurate a host of projects.

Coronavirus positive teen sexually assaulted by another patient in Delhi

24 Jul 2020

India
Coronavirus positive teen sexually assaulted by another patient in Delhi

A girl, merely 14 years of age, was sexually assaulted at the Sardar Patel COVID-19 Care Center in Chhattarpur, Delhi, by another patient, reports PTI.

Delhi inaugurates world's largest COVID care facility with 10,000 beds

05 Jul 2020

India
Delhi inaugurates world's largest COVID care facility with 10,000 beds

Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal on Sunday inaugurated a 10,000-bed COVID care facility in the national capital.

World's third largest cricket stadium to be built in Jaipur

04 Jul 2020

Sports
World's third largest cricket stadium to be built in Jaipur

One of the world's largest cricket stadiums with a seating capacity of 75,000 will be constructed on the outskirts of Jaipur.

Someone wanted to sell 'Statue of Unity' for Rs. 30,000cr

06 Apr 2020

India
Someone wanted to sell 'Statue of Unity' for Rs. 30,000cr

An unidentified person has been booked in Gujarat for putting an online advertisement to sell the Statue of Unity for Rs. 30,000 crore to help the government fight the coronavirus pandemic.

Trump calls Taj Mahal 'timeless testament' to India's cultural beauty

24 Feb 2020

India
Trump calls Taj Mahal 'timeless testament' to India's cultural beauty

United States President Donald Trump on Monday visited the historic Taj Mahal monument in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, describing it as a "timeless testament" to India's beauty.

Ayodhya: Nritya Gopal Das named president of Ram Mandir trust

20 Feb 2020

India
Ayodhya: Nritya Gopal Das named president of Ram Mandir trust

The trust tasked with overseeing the construction of a Ram Temple in Ayodhya met for the first time on Wednesday and named Nritya Gopal Das as its president.

Modi pays tribute to Sardar Patel, talks about J&K, Ladakh

31 Oct 2019

Politics
Modi pays tribute to Sardar Patel, talks about J&K, Ladakh

On the 144th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid floral tribute to him at the Statue of Unity in Kevadia, Gujarat. He had inaugurated the statue last year.

#HappyBirthdayPMModi: BJP, opposition leaders wish him health and happiness

17 Sep 2019

India
#HappyBirthdayPMModi: BJP, opposition leaders wish him health and happiness

On his 69th birthday today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi received wishes from his fans and critics alike.

Hindi Diwas: Amit Shah pushes for Hindi as national language

14 Sep 2019

Politics
Hindi Diwas: Amit Shah pushes for Hindi as national language

On the occasion of Hindi Diwas, Union Home Minister Amit Shah pushed for Hindi to be designated India's national language.

Leaking roof at Statue of Unity leaves tourists drenched

30 Jun 2019

India
Leaking roof at Statue of Unity leaves tourists drenched

After having faced much criticism over the Rs. 3,000cr splurge, the controversial Statue of Unity in Gujarat has drawn the public's ire yet again.

Article 370 not permanent, says Amit Shah in Parliament

28 Jun 2019

Politics
Article 370 not permanent, says Amit Shah in Parliament

On Friday, Lok Sabha debutant and Union Home Minister Amit Shah reiterated BJP's stand on the contentious Article 370 of the Indian Constitution.

Rapper Hard Kaur booked with sedition for comments on Adityanath

20 Jun 2019

India
Rapper Hard Kaur booked with sedition for comments on Adityanath

A case has been filed against UK-based rapper Taran Kaur Dhillon, popularly known as Hard Kaur, for her comments against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, RSS, and its chief Mohan Bhagwat.

Slip of tongue: Shatrughan Sinha on calling Jinnah Congress' member

27 Apr 2019

Politics
Slip of tongue: Shatrughan Sinha on calling Jinnah Congress' member

A day after actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha took Pakistan's founder Mohammed Ali Jinnah's name in the same breath as Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Patel, and Jawaharlal Nehru, he clarified that it was a slip of tongue and he wanted to take Maulana Azad's name instead.

Railways to launch special Statue of Unity train from March

23 Feb 2019

India
Railways to launch special Statue of Unity train from March

Five months after the world's tallest statue, the Statue of Unity, was unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Indian Railways is set to launch a special train service for tourists visiting the statue from March 4.

PM's gifts go under hammer to fund 'Namami Gange' project

29 Jan 2019

India
PM's gifts go under hammer to fund 'Namami Gange' project

The auctioning of the gifts received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi from heads of state and dignitaries over the years began yesterday at the National Gallery of Modern Art in New Delhi.

Citing tourist safety, crocodiles near Statue of Unity being relocated

27 Jan 2019

India
Citing tourist safety, crocodiles near Statue of Unity being relocated

Crocodiles from two ponds near Statue of Unity, Narmada district, Gujarat, are being relocated for safety of tourists visiting the Sardar Patel memorial, officials said today, while dismissing reports that the move is linked to the seaplane service.

BJP MP confesses party lost plot. It's hard to disagree

11 Dec 2018

Politics
BJP MP confesses party lost plot. It's hard to disagree

The Bharatiya Janata Party losing its clutch over two (as of now) states in the Hindi heartland shows something went terribly wrong for the saffron party.

Seers oppose proposal to erect Lord Ram's statue in Ayodhya

28 Nov 2018

Politics
Seers oppose proposal to erect Lord Ram's statue in Ayodhya

A three-day 'Param Dharma Sansad' was held in Varanasi, where seers opposed the Uttar Pradesh government's proposal to install a 221-meter statue of Lord Ram on the bank of the Sarayu river in Ayodhya.

Arun Jaitley to Congress: Who was Sardar Patel's father?

27 Nov 2018

Politics
Arun Jaitley to Congress: Who was Sardar Patel's father?

Launching fresh salvo at Congress over its leader's question 'Who is the father of Prime Minister Narendra Modi', Finance Minister in a Facebook post on Tuesday, asked who was the father of freedom fighter of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

#Kartarpur: What is India's stand with Pakistan, Modi seems confused

26 Nov 2018

India
#Kartarpur: What is India's stand with Pakistan, Modi seems confused

The only thing that matters to Narendra Modi other than winning every single election, is leaving a legacy.

Ayodhya: Yogi government to build 151-meter high Lord Rama statue

03 Nov 2018

India
Ayodhya: Yogi government to build 151-meter high Lord Rama statue

Plans are afoot to install a 151-meter tall statue of Lord Rama on the banks of the Saryu river in Ayodhya, a step that's expected to increase tourism to the pilgrimage spot, say BJP leaders in Uttar Pradesh.

2-IITs, 5-IIMs: What Statue of Unity could have paid for

02 Nov 2018

India
2-IITs, 5-IIMs: What Statue of Unity could have paid for

With the unveiling of the Statue of Unity in Gujarat on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke about the ethos of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, and his family was proud he finally got his due.

Divya's 'bird drop' tweet with PM Modi's picture sparks controversy

01 Nov 2018

Politics
Divya's 'bird drop' tweet with PM Modi's picture sparks controversy

Social media head of Congress, Divya Spandana/Ramya, has sparked another controversy with a tweet which BJP and its supporters found derogatory.

#StatueOfUnity: 73 tribal-villages didn't cook food to protest against Modi

01 Nov 2018

India
#StatueOfUnity: 73 tribal-villages didn't cook food to protest against Modi

Inaugurating the Statue of Unity in Gujarat on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged Indians to follow Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's words, but tribal villages in the area slept empty stomach last night in protest.

Statue of Unity and 4 other tallest statues of world

31 Oct 2018

World
Statue of Unity and 4 other tallest statues of world

Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the 'Statue of Unity' on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's 143rd birth anniversary.

#SardarPatelB'day: Delhi BJP organizes 'Rashtriya Ekta Daud', hails Patel's contribution

31 Oct 2018

India
#SardarPatelB'day: Delhi BJP organizes 'Rashtriya Ekta Daud', hails Patel's contribution

Delhi unit of BJP organized a run, 'Rashtriya Ekta Daud', in the city today morning to celebrate the 143rd birth anniversary of India's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

#StatueOfUnity: Sardar Patel's proud family blames Congress for ignoring him

31 Oct 2018

India
#StatueOfUnity: Sardar Patel's proud family blames Congress for ignoring him

The unveiling of the world's tallest statue in Gujarat was attended by at least 10 members of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's family, who couldn't help but feel proud.

#StatueOfUnity: About Ram Sutar, sculptor of the world's largest statue

31 Oct 2018

India
#StatueOfUnity: About Ram Sutar, sculptor of the world's largest statue

On Wednesday, all eyes were on Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he unveiled the world's tallest statue, the 522-ft tall 'Statue of Unity' of Sardar Patel, on an island on the Narmada near the Sardar Sarovar Dam.

#StatueOfUnity: PM Modi says no Indian will forget this day

31 Oct 2018

India
#StatueOfUnity: PM Modi says no Indian will forget this day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said no Indian will forget this day after he unveiled the world's largest statue of Iron Man Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

#StatueOfUnity: PM Modi unveils world's tallest statue of 'Sardar'

31 Oct 2018

India
#StatueOfUnity: PM Modi unveils world's tallest statue of 'Sardar'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday unveiled the 'Statue of Unity' in Gujarat.

BJP desperate to rewrite history; uses auspicious-occasion as political-tool: Congress

21 Oct 2018

Politics
BJP desperate to rewrite history; uses auspicious-occasion as political-tool: Congress

Accusing BJP-led Center of using every "auspicious" occasion as "political tool," Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said BJP was "desperate to rewrite history."

Country's first housing society set up under Sardar Patel: PM

30 Sep 2018

India
Country's first housing society set up under Sardar Patel: PM

PM Narendra Modi said today the country's first housing society was set up in 1927 under the leadership of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Gujarat.

Modi will unveil Statue of Unity on October 31: Rupani

10 Sep 2018

India
Modi will unveil Statue of Unity on October 31: Rupani

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced on Sunday, 9 September that Statue of Unity will be unveiled by PM Narendra Modi on October 31, 2018.

BJP National Meet: Javadekar says 2019 victory is "guaranteed"

09 Sep 2018

Politics
BJP National Meet: Javadekar says 2019 victory is "guaranteed"

BJP is conducting its two-day National Executive Meeting, ahead of crucial elections in several states and the upcoming 2019 general elections.