Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
06 Apr 2020
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.
24 Feb 2020
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.
20 Feb 2020
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.
31 Oct 2019
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.
17 Sep 2019
#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.
30 Jun 2019
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.
20 Jun 2019
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.
23 Feb 2019
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.
29 Jan 2019
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.
27 Jan 2019
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.
11 Dec 2018
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.
28 Nov 2018
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.
27 Nov 2018
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.
03 Nov 2018
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.
02 Nov 2018
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.
01 Nov 2018
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.
01 Nov 2018
#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.
31 Oct 2018
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.
31 Oct 2018
#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.
31 Oct 2018
#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.
31 Oct 2018
#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.
31 Oct 2018
#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.
31 Oct 2018
#StatueOfUnity: PM Modi unveils world's tallest statue of 'Sardar'
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday unveiled the 'Statue of Unity' in Gujarat.
30 Sep 2018
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.
10 Sep 2018
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.
09 Sep 2018
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.
09 Sep 2018
#StatueOfUnity: Patel's statue, world's tallest, to be inaugurated next month
PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate a statue of Sardar Patel, described by Gujarat's government as the world's tallest, on the birth anniversary of India's first Home Minister on October 31, CM Vijay Rupani said.
04 Jun 2018
Vadodara airport seeks nod from AAI to operate facility round-the-clock
The Vadodara airport authorities have sought permission from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for operating the facility round-the-clock at the city's airport situated in Harni.
20 Feb 2018
Nitin Patel presents Gujarat Budget; Opposition walks out
Gujarat deputy CM Nitin Patel presented his government's first budget today. Notably, BJP wrested power in Gujarat after a high-intensity fight with the Congress in December'17.
06 Dec 2017
Modi: Central Bank of India, RBI were Ambedkar's vision!
Despite cyclone Ockhi closing in, PM Narendra Modi continued with his punishing schedule of addressing rallies, ahead of the Gujarat polls.
31 Oct 2017
Modi flags off "Run for Unity" on Patel's birth anniversary
PM Narendra Modi flagged off the "Run for Unity" at Delhi's Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's 142nd birth anniversary.
19 Sep 2017
Vallabhbhai Patel's statue one of the fastest structures ever built
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's 'Statue of Unity' in Gujarat is one of the fastest structures to be constructed.
17 Sep 2017
World Bank refused, temples gave money for Sardar Sarovar Dam
Dedicating the 2nd biggest dam in the world to the people of India, Modi said that the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada faced many hurdles.
08 Nov 2016
Mahatma Gandhi's grandson Kanu Gandhi passes away
Mahatma Gandhi's grandson- Kanu Ramdas Gandhi passed away at the age of 87.