India  /  Published 31.10.18

Patel dwarfs Patel as Urjit steals PM’s show

Corridors of power transfixed not by the gigantic statue of Sardar Patel, but by RBI chief Urjit Patel’s fight...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.11.18

Arvind stresses the ‘real’ temples

The Delhi chief minister also questioned the need for the Sardar Patel statue...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 03.11.18

An irony cast in stone

Statues have always been a cheap way of appeasing people...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

Opinion  /  Published 01.11.18

What is this unity that the BJP speaks of?

The Kerala model of unity is one that India could aspire to, and it does not involve renaming roads or building expensive statues...
By Subin Dennis

Opinion  /  Published 31.10.18

What the Patel statue website says – and omits

Another meticulously updated website we would have liked to see: Facts on demonetisation...
By Manashi Sengupta


World  /  Published 29.10.18

Hasina agrees to talks with Opposition alliance

Opposition wants dissolution of parliament, release of Khaleda who is in jail and elections with a non-partisan govt ...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

India  /  Published 27.01.19

Crocodiles in dykes near Statue of Unity to be relocated

The Gujarat government wants to start a seaplane service for tourists wanting to see the Patel statue ...
By PTI in Ahmedabad

World  /  Published 26.12.18

Hasina test: keep rivals in race

'I want the election to be conducted peacefully…. I am urging our supporters to be patient,' Bangladesh Prime Minister says ...
By Devadeep Purohit in Dhaka

Opinion  /  Published 13.12.18

The trouble with wanting to be the tallest

We should encourage children to channel their energy into urgent and worthwhile matters...
By Devi Kar

Opinion  /  Published 09.11.18

Our rabid nationalism and neglected heritage

How else could the monumental monstrosity of Sardar Patel’s statue be conceived?...
By Soumitra Das


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