Thursday, 20 January, 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

How Facebook and Amazon rely on an invisible workforce

The market for on-demand, digital tasks is estimated by the World Bank to be worth $25 billion, with Meta Platforms, Amazon, YouTube as some of the biggest buyers.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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