Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicSardar Patel

Topic: Sardar Patel

India can move ahead only if we stay united, says PM Modi on National Unity Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday also paid tribute to Sardar Patel on his 146th birth anniversary, stating that he continues to live in the hearts of all Indians.

Gwalior to Godse — Was Sardar Patel soft on Savarkar in Gandhi murder case, and if so, why

My mother was part of the prosecution team in the Gandhi murder trial. She pointed out several loopholes that were allowed to remain so.

How ‘Muslim zones’ and ‘mini-Pakistans’ came about in Delhi

In ‘Contested Homelands’, Nazima Parveen chronicles how Patel and Nehru disagreed on Delhi’s post-Partition areas with ‘Hamare log’ and Muslims.

India fully prepared to protect territorial integrity, sovereignty & honour, says PM Modi

Indian soldiers have the power to give a befitting reply to those eyeing the land of the country, said the Prime Minister in Kevadia, Gujarat.

Pratap Bhanu Mehta’s mock migrant debate, Rakesh Sood says India-Nepal relations need reset

Today's political, economic & strategic punditry from MV Rajeev Gowda, Indira Rajaraman, Nishikant Dubey & more.

Does the Jawaharlal Nehru-Sardar Patel ‘rivalry’ matter to India in 2020?

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar was attacked on Twitter after claiming that Jawaharlal Nehru did not want Vallabhbhai Patel in his cabinet in 1947.

Don’t hang Godse, said Gandhi’s sons. This is how Nehru, Patel and Rajaji replied

Many prominent Gandhians requested clemency for the Mahatma’s assassins. They pointed out that Gandhi wanted to abolish death penalty.

When Nehru sat down for a tell-all on Sardar Patel, Maulana Azad & Netaji’s Hitler leaning

Ramnarayan Chaudhary was a veteran Gandhian, which is probably why Nehru opened up to him in a series of interviews between 1958 and 1960.

Modi makes civil servants pledge ‘One Problem, Total Solution’. But his big test awaits

Modi believes he is completing Sardar Patel’s agenda on Jammu & Kashmir and putting India back on the right path to democracy by scrapping Article 370.

Ratan Tata joins Insta, Sardar Patel’s royal companions & Trump photoshopped K9 Conan

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Indian Navy/Facebook

Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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