Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

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

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.

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

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.

Ayodhya: Nritya Gopal Das named president of Ram Mandir trust

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Leaking roof at Statue of Unity leaves tourists drenched

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.

Rapper Hard Kaur booked with sedition for comments on Adityanath

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.

Railways to launch special Statue of Unity train from March

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.

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

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.

Citing tourist safety, crocodiles near Statue of Unity being relocated

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Statue of Unity and 4 other tallest statues of world

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Modi will unveil Statue of Unity on October 31: Rupani

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.

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

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.

#StatueOfUnity: Patel's statue, world's tallest, to be inaugurated next month

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.

Vadodara airport seeks nod from AAI to operate facility round-the-clock

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.

Nitin Patel presents Gujarat Budget; Opposition walks out

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.

Modi: Central Bank of India, RBI were Ambedkar's vision!

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.

Modi flags off "Run for Unity" on Patel's birth anniversary

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.

Vallabhbhai Patel's statue one of the fastest structures ever built

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.

World Bank refused, temples gave money for Sardar Sarovar Dam

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.

Mahatma Gandhi's grandson Kanu Gandhi passes away

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.