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Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Opinion  /  Published 11.10.21

Letters to the editor: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's kisan andolan

Shocking parallel Sir — It is a travesty of the heroic kisan andolan helmed by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at Bardoli that around a century later, peasants are still having to fight for ...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 09.10.21

Vallabhbhai Patel and the peasantry

In 1931, the annual meeting of the Indian National Congress was held in the port city of Karachi. Vallabhbhai Patel was elected president. Early in his address, Patel remarked: “You have called ...
By Ramachandra Guha

Opinion  /  Published 01.05.21

Artist needs no monument to be remembered

On a day almost lost now in the mists of time, I started going to college. One of the memories of that first, disorienting day is my startled amusement at a two-syllable word meaning, approximately, &...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty

Opinion  /  Published 04.11.20

Unity in diversity: Modi govt is destroying democratic institutions

Sir — It is no secret that the current dispensation, led by the prime minister, Narendra Modi, has destroyed the institutions essential to democracy, which take decades to build. Devoid of stalw...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 07.07.20

OPD in Cuttack shut after Covid case

The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Post Graduate Institute of Paediatrics at Cuttack, popularly known as Sishu Bhavan, has shut down its out patient department (OPD) for indefinite period following detectio...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

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People  /  Published 14.11.19

Remembering Nehru

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By Smita Tripathi

India  /  Published 06.11.18

PM's paramount leader wish, in an official note

The Narendra Modi government’s preference for a “presidential” system has found reflection in a concept note for the museum of Prime Ministers that is scheduled to come up on the sprawling Teen ...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.10.18

Modi uses spectacle to attack rivals

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday unveiled the world’s tallest statue as a tribute to independence icon Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel but appeared to use the hype surrounding the event to shift t...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 31.10.18

Sardar Patel and the BJP’s selective blindness

Imagine for a second you are the head of a political party that has just swept the polls. What do you do next? Form the government, right? Well, it is not that simple. To form that government you need...

Bihar  /  Published 22.10.18

Nitish invited to Patel statue launch

After weeks of violence against the natives of Bihar residing and working in Gujarat, a delegation of politicians and officials from the coastal state came here to pacify chief minister Nitish Kumar a...
By Dev Raj in Patna


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