Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
India  /  Published 04.11.18

Arvind stresses the ‘real’ temples

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday described the school classrooms his government has built as “temples”, taking a leaf out of Jawaharlal Nehru’s book and castigating the present rul...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 03.11.18

An irony cast in stone

The very reasons cited for honouring Vallabhbhai Patel suggest he would have been profoundly disappointed at the futility of the so-called Statue of Unity. India’s first home minister under whose gu...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

Opinion  /  Published 31.10.18

What the Patel statue website says – and omits

By Manashi Sengupta

India  /  Published 21.10.18

Cong hits back, tags BJP ‘legacy-less’

The Congress on Sunday hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s sneering allegation about ignoring Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel to promote the Nehru-Gandhi family, accus...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.01.19

Crocodiles in dykes near Statue of Unity to be relocated

Crocodiles from two ponds near the Statue of Unity in Gujarat's Narmada district are being relocated for a possible seaplane service from Ahmedabad.On January 23, Gujarat civil aviation minister Bhupe...
By PTI in Ahmedabad


India  /  Published 24.07.19

Mahua mentions 'troll armies', BJP MPs up in arms

Trinamul MP Mahua Moitra, while speaking during the debate on amendments to the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act today, said that the government used its 'troll armies' and 'propaganda machinery' ...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 17.12.18

Evidence of intellectual bankruptcy

We Indians never pass up a chance to cry ourselves hoarse singing the praises of our ancient civilization and past glories. It gives the impression that everything great happened to us in the past. We...
By Soumitra Das

India  /  Published 26.11.18

Lord Ram versus Sardar Patel: sadhus furious

Adharm sabha jibeIn Ayodhya, Mahant Paramahans Das Maharaj, a sadhu, slammed Sunday’s Dharm Sabha the VHP had organised to press its demand for a Ram temple.“A Dharm Sabha is organised for the bet...
By Piyush Srivastava in Ayodhya

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.12.18

Save-Garga cry grows louder

More than 50 green crusaders on Sunday staged a four-hour dharna on the banks of Garga near Vallabhbhai Patel’s statue in Bokaro’s Chas demanding immediate government attention to free the choked ...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 31.10.18

Why India needs the Statue of Unity

If there is one country in the world that understands the importance of national unity, it is the United States of America. After all it fought a civil war to preserve it. That’s why the first memor...
By Hindol Sengupta


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