Sunday, 16 December, 2018

Topic: Sardar Patel

The bust of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at Godhra | Khandubhai Parmar

Seven decades before Statue of Unity, Nehru had unveiled a Sardar Patel statue in Godhra

Jawaharlal Nehru and Sardar Patel shared mutual respect as comrades in the Independence movement and disciples of Mahatma Gandhi.
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The idea of a ‘Hindu rashtra’ is further along than it has been before, says Ramachandra Guha

Historian Ramachandra Guha believes if Sardar Patel was alive, he would never approve of making the 182-metre statue, says Patel had no PM ambition.
Narendra Modi infront of Sardar Patel's Statue of Unity | @PMOIndia/Twitter

Between Sardar Patel and Urjit Patel, TV news channels forgot Sri Lanka

Punsters had a field day when Narendra Modi dedicated Sardar Patel’s statue to the nation.
Sardar Patel

Has Sardar Patel eclipsed Indira Gandhi today or is he finally getting his due in history?

A ₹2,989-crore “Statue of Unity” of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, touted as the tallest statue in the world, was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Mo...
PM Narendra Modi in front of the Statue of Unity | @PMOIndia/ Twitter

The inside story of how ‘Statue of Unity’ helped make Narendra Modi Prime Minister in 2014

It was more crucial than Chai Pe Charcha or 3D hologram rallies.
Sardar Patel with his family | Courtesy: Sardar Patel National Memorial, Ahmedabad

The political dynasty nobody is talking about: Sardar Patel’s

Sardar Patel’s four family members fought Lok Sabha elections.

Even if Statue of Unity becomes as famous as Taj Mahal, we may need 120 years to break even

Sardar Patel Statue of Unity is Narendra Modi’s political vanity project.
Vallabhbhai Patel

Modi wants all Union ministers to mark Sardar Patel’s birth anniversary in states, UTs

Home minister’s office sends letter urging ministers to visit states and provide ‘adequate visibility’ to events commemorating Patel's birth anniversary.
Sardar Patel with Mahatma Gandhi

Gandhi is a Mahatma, I am not, said Sardar Patel

Sardar Patel was far more direct and clear than Mahatma Gandhi when it came to assuring prosperity to the industrial class, says a new book about India's 'Iron Man'. 
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Lawsuits against Johnson&Johnson aren’t going away

J&J faces major liability risk from lawsuits over a possible link between asbestos in its talc products and cancer.
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SC on Rafale PILs: Setback for Rahul’s campaign or lesson not to politicise defence deals?

The Supreme Court Friday dismissed all petitions seeking a court-monitored probe into the Rafale fighter jet deal. The court’s order comes at a time when the Op...