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Vallabhbhai Patel
India  /  Published 31.10.19

Priyanka mocks BJP bid to ‘adopt’ Patel

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday said the BJP didn’t have a great freedom fighter it could call its own and so were trying to “adopt” Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel who belonged to the Congress, taki...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 28.03.19

Data belie Modi’s ‘scared rebel’ claim

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asserted that militants in Pakistan were so afraid that they thought “a hundred times” before crossing over and kept praying for his ouster, but the ground...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Books  /  Published 15.08.19

When Nehru wrote to Patel regarding Kashmir

To Vallabhbhai Patel5 June 1948 My dear Vallabhbhai, I have pressed Gopalaswami Ayyangar to go to Jammu and Srinagar for two or three days and he has at last agreed to do so. He will go on the 8th, fi...
By Jawaharlal Nehru, an extract from the book 'Who is Bharat Mata?'

Bihar  /  Published 04.11.18

BJP sings temple chorus, points finger at apex court

Deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Sunday claimed that the Supreme Court’s move to defer the Ayodhya title suit case to January had hurt the sentiments of crores of Hindus, and Union ministe...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 03.11.18

Everybody must get stoned

It is believed that ever since the fall of Icarus, that mythical figure who flew too close to the sun, human civilization had been scratching its head to find a plausible means to soar to great height...
By The Editorial Board

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India  /  Published 01.11.18

Divya gets BJP’s goat with statue tweet

A tweet by Divya Spandana, who handles social media for the Congress, set the cat among the pigeons on Thursday but the former MP said she couldn’t “care two hoots”.Spandana posted a picture of ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.11.18

Guha not to take Gujarat varsity job

Historian Ramachandra Guha on Thursday went back on his decision to join Ahmedabad University, citing “circumstances beyond my control”.He announced the decision on Twitter a day after he had crit...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.10.18

Patel dwarfs Patel as Urjit steals PM’s show

The day Prime Minister Narendra Modi basked in the glory of the world’s tallest statue, a taller and far less uplifting spectre loomed over some of the most important institutions in the country.The...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.10.18

Congress flags Sangh’s Patel irony

The Congress on Wednesday hit back at the BJP and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh for trying to usurp Vallabhbhai Patel’s political legacy, saying it was “ironic” that the Narendra Modi dispensa...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

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


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