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Rains create puddles in Gujarat Statue of Unity viewers gallery

The viewing gallery, at a height of 135 metres, has a grill frontage which allows winds to blow in water during heavy rains, said officials.

Jun 29, 2019, 21:27 PM IST

Congress never looked beyond Nehru-Gandhi family, ignored Sardar Patel, BR Ambedkar: PM Narendra Modi

PM Modi on Wednesday attacked Congress over its ''arrogance and insulting the verdict given the voters'' of the country while replying to the Motion of Thanks to the President's address in Rajya Sabha. 

Jun 26, 2019, 16:20 PM IST

INKredible India: The story of 1962 Lok Sabha election - All you need to know

Lok Sabha election 1962 saw the emergence of Swatantra Party at a time when there was some dissatisfaction within the Congress ranks even if the party itself remained absolutely dominant under Jawaharlal Nehru.

Mar 06, 2019, 10:01 AM IST

INKredible India: The story of 1951-1952 Lok Sabha election - All you need to know

India's first-ever Lok Sabha election was an exercise in asserting the country's democratic credentials just a few years after independence and a year after the Constitution was adopted. With rampant poverty and illiteracy, it was also a massive organisational challenge quite unprecedented at the time anywhere in the world.

Feb 24, 2019, 14:08 PM IST

Azam Khan mocks Yogi Adityanath, says Lord Ram's statue should be taller than 'Statue of Unity'

The senior Samajwadi Party leader welcomed the idea with a pinch of salt.

Nov 04, 2018, 06:27 AM IST

Gate of Unity to be built from leftover stones of Statue of Unity

Zee News' Ashok Shekhawat reports that the Gate of Unity would be constructed near Sikar in Rajasthan.

Nov 03, 2018, 10:19 AM IST

Watch: Spectacular views of world's tallest statue from IAF planes

Three Indian Air Force aircraft flew in Vic formation while painting the tricolour as a salute to the majestic statue which stands at 182 metres. 

Oct 31, 2018, 18:49 PM IST

Shivraj Singh Chouhan targets Congress, says Sardar Patel should have been PM

"Had Kashmir been in Sardar Patel's hands instead of Jawaharlal Nehru, its 1/3rd part won't have been with Pakistan."

Oct 31, 2018, 16:14 PM IST

Statue of Sardar Patel inaugurated but his institutions being smashed: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi, while saluting Sardar Patel for his contributions, held the BJP-led government guilty of treason.

Oct 31, 2018, 15:46 PM IST

Live updates: Statue of Unity will remind world about courage of man who thwarted attempts to disintegrate India, says PM

PM Narendra Modi will unveil the Statue of Unity - the world’s tallest statue - in Gujarat's Kevadiya on Wednesday. The statue with a height of 182 metres (597 feet) will be inaugurated on the occasion of the 143rd birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. 

Oct 31, 2018, 08:25 AM IST

'Statue of Unity': Kevadiya villagers write open letter to PM Narendra Modi, say 'won't welcome you'

Congress has also attacked the PM over the 'Statue of Unity' project in Gujarat.

Oct 30, 2018, 10:17 AM IST

First unite CBI, RBI and then talk of unity: Shankersinh Vaghela taunts PM Narendra Modi

Shankersinh Vaghela is a veteran Gujarat politician and former chief minister of the state.

Oct 30, 2018, 07:40 AM IST

Abuse me if you want, don't belittle people like Sardar Patel: PM Modi attacks Congress

The Statue of Unity, which is 182 metres from the ground and 240 m from the river base of Narmada, has been completed. 

Sep 30, 2018, 20:25 PM IST

BJP insulting Sardar Patel by making 'Made in China' statue: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday attacked the Narendra Modi government for insulting the country's first Home Minister late Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, saying that the statue being built for him in Gujarat is "Made in China".

Sep 27, 2018, 22:12 PM IST

History of J&K would have been different had Nehru given free hand to Sardar Patel: MoS Jitendra Singh

MoS Jitendra Singh had said that the history of J&K would have been different had Nehru given a free hand to Sardar Patel.

Jun 27, 2018, 07:56 AM IST

Jinnah initially did not want a Pakistan for Muslims: Farooq Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah claimed that Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, did not want to “divide” India and create a separate nation for Muslims. The entire partition took place because top political leaders of the time, including Jawaharlal Nehru, Maulana Azad and Sardar Patel, refused to accept minority status for Muslims and Sikhs in the country.

Mar 04, 2018, 13:52 PM IST

Congress always tried to 'degrade' Sardar Patel: Adityanath

Adityanath also claimed that the Congress opposed the proposal put forward by Patel to restore the Somnath temple.

Nov 26, 2017, 23:59 PM IST

Mahatma Gandhi's bust set on fire in MP's Morena, case registered

Some unidentified persons on Tuesday set Mahatma Gandhi's bust on fire in Madhya Pradesh's Morena district. 

Oct 31, 2017, 12:54 PM IST

October 31, 2017: News at a glance

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Oct 31, 2017, 09:27 AM IST

India has always vouched for world peace: PM Modi in Mann ki Baat

PM Modi on Sunday addressed the nation via his monthly radio programme 'Mann ki Baat'.

Oct 29, 2017, 12:52 PM IST