If Sardar Patel had handled Kashmir, part of it would not have been under Pakistan: Amit Shah
If Sardar Patel had handled Kashmir, part of it would not have been under Pakistan: Amit Shah


Bidar: BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday said Pakistan would not have been holding a part of Kashmir and Article 370 would not have existed had Sardar Vallabhai Patel, instead of Jawharlal Nehru, handled the Kashmir issue.

Pay homage to Sardar Patel by sending me to `Delhi`: Narendra Modi

Invoking Sardar Patel, BJP`s Prime Ministerial hopeful, Narendra Modi on Monday asked the people of Gujarat to pay homage to the legendary freedom fighter by voting him to power in Delhi, and said if he is sent to jail he will open a tea stall there.

RSS files complaint with Karnataka EC against Rahul Gandhi

The Rashtriyaswayam Sevak Sangh (RSS) on Friday filled a complaint with the Karnataka Election Commission (EC) and initiated legal action against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his alleged comments accusing the outfit of having killed Mahatma Gandhi.

War of words between Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi escalates

The war of words between Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Naredndra Modi and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi escalated on Saturday after the latter said that BJP does not understand Sardar Patel`s ideology.

Not RSS, Congress` ideology killed Mahatma Gandhi: BJP

Hitting out at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi`s comments that Bharatiya Janata Party`s (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s roots lie in RSS "whose ideology killed Mahatma Gandhi", RSS spokesperson Ram Madhav on Saturday dubbed the allegations as baseless, saying, “We do not react to kindergarten comments.”

Sardar Patel was not anti-Muslim: Advani

BJP leader L K Advani on Tuesday contested allegations that Sardar Patel was anti-Muslim and quoted Rafiq Zakaria, an Islamic scholar and Congress leader, who had done research on the `Iron Man`, to underline his nationalistic credentials.

Indian-Americans marks Sardar Patel`s 63rd death anniversary

Many Indian-Americans paid their respect to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 63rd death anniversary and braved freezing winds here to participate in the "Run for Unity" to mark the occasion.

Narendra Modi flags off ‘Run for Unity’, hails Sardar Patel

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the "Run For Unity" marathon here on Sunday.

Modi to lead `unity` run for Sardar`s Patel`s statue

BJP`s PM candidate Narendra Modi, party chief Rajnath Singh and L K Advani, chief ministers and its other stalwarts will lead the `run for unity` in different cities on Sunday to mobilise support for building Sardar Patel`s biggest statue in Gujarat.

Awareness programmes to be held in AP for Sardar Patel`s statue

Awareness programmes will be held in Andhra Pradesh for the proposed statue of Vallabhbhai Patel, India`s first Home Minister, for which iron is being collected from across the country.

Sardar Patel hated Hyderabadi culture: AG Noorani

Eminent lawyer and political commentator AG Noorani said India`s first home minister Sardar Patel was a "quintessential Hindu nationalist" who treated erstwhile Hyderabad State as a Muslim state and hated its culture.

Collection of farm tools for Sardar Patel’s memorial from Dec 15

Campaign of collecting farm implements from over 6 lakh villages in the country for construction of "the Statue of Unity", a monument in memory of Sardar Patel in Gujarat, will begin from December 15.

Sardar Patel belongs to the nation, not one party: BJP

Asserting that Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel belongs to the whole country, BJP said it is not trying to claim the legacy of nation`s first Deputy Prime Minister by installing his huge statue in Gujarat.

Narendra Modi ditching RSS ideologues: Digvijay Singh

Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh took a dig at BJP`s prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi for praising Sardar Patel.

Narendra Modi is resorting to falsehoods: Manmohan Singh

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Sunday that he had full faith that the people would not vote for a party which endorses divisiveness.

BJP trashes Nitish, Modi competition

BJP on Thursday dismissed any competition between Narendra Modi and Nitish Kumar for building the tallest statue in the world.

LK Advani adds to the debate, says Nehru opposed Patel`s policies

BJP veteran LK Advani has added fresh fuel to an ongoing debate on the relationship between India`s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and Sardar Patel by saying that the former vehemently opposed the latter`s policies.

Nehru was reluctant to send troops to Kashmir in 1948: Advani

BJP leader LK Advani on Thursday said Jawaharlal Nehru was reluctant to send army to Kashmir in 1948 even as Pakistani troops approached, but the Home Minister prevailed over him.

Congress raises doubts over Advani`s claim on Nehru

Congress on Thursday raised doubts over L K Advani`s claim based on a book that then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru had called his Home Minister Sardar Patel a "total communalist" when the latter suggested that army be sent to take over a defiant Hyderabad after Independence.

Jawaharlal Nehru had called Sardar Patel a `total communalist`: LK Advani

BJP raked controversy over Sardar Patel with LK Advani quoting book to allege that Jawaharlal Nehru called Patel "a total communalist" when he suggested army be sent to take over Hyderabad.