Vallabhbhai Patel

PM Modi will give a 'message of unity' to country from Statue of Unity

The entire nation is celebrating the birth anniversary of Iron Man Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel as National Unity Day. Prime Minister Modi is visiting Gujarat on this occasion, where he will give a message of unity to the nation from the Statue of Unity.

Oct 31, 2020, 08:04 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi to participate in Vallabhbhai Patel birth anniversary events in Gujarat

PM Modi will offer floral tributes at the 'Statue of Unity', administer 'Ekta Pledge' and witness the 'Ekta Diwas Parade' on the occasion of Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary.

Oct 29, 2020, 02:02 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah pay tribute to Sardar Patel on death anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday paid tribute to India`s first deputy Prime Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his death anniversary. "Tributes to the great Sardar Patel on his Punya Tithi. We remain eternally inspired by his exceptional service to our nation," Modi tweeted.

Dec 15, 2019, 11:38 AM IST

Jawaharlal Nehru's constitutional amendment curbing free speech may have been unconstitutional: Arun Jaitley

The First Amendment may not stand judicial scrutiny under the 'Basic Structure Doctrine', Jaitley speculated.

Jul 06, 2018, 14:48 PM IST

Kashmir ex-CMs become semi-separatists out of power: Minister Jitendra Singh

He pointed out that 14 students from the Valley cleared the civil service examination this year and referred to 11 officers from Kashmir who recently graduated from the IMA.

Jun 16, 2017, 20:23 PM IST

Great leaders beyond one family, political party: BJP

The BJP on Tuesday said that great leaders like Mahatma Gandhi, Vallabhbhai Patel and BR Ambedkar cannot be the "property of a family or a political party".

Apr 14, 2015, 17:31 PM IST

PM Modi pays tributes to Vallabhbhai Patel on his death anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tributes to the country's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his death anniversary, saying the nation will remain indebted to him forever.

Dec 15, 2014, 08:37 AM IST

Modi should focus on RSS and not on Gandhi, Nehru and Patel: Digvijay

Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Friday said he had better focus on the legacy of RSS than trying to claim the legacy of Gandhi, Nehru and Patel.

Nov 15, 2014, 00:59 AM IST

'Congress-free India' not possible till Patel, Gandhi, Nehru remembered: Beni Prasad Verma

Senior Congress leader Beni Prasad Verma on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for a "Congress-free India" would not materialise as long as people continue to remember icons like Sardar Patel, Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru.

Nov 13, 2014, 19:06 PM IST

LK Advani lauds Vallabhbhai Patel

BJP patriarch LK Advani on Wednesday heaped praises on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded his contribution towards the integration and unity of the country.

Nov 05, 2014, 19:40 PM IST

Thousands join 'Run For Unity' in Mumbai

Thousands of Mumbaikars participated in the two-km long Run For Unity to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel here on Friday.

Oct 31, 2014, 10:43 AM IST

1984 riots a 'dagger through India's chest', says PM Narendra Modi at 'Run for Unity'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the 'Run for Unity' here on Friday on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, which is being commemorated as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas.

Oct 31, 2014, 08:25 AM IST

LK Advani praises Narendra Modi - again

Sharing the stage with Narendra Modi, BJP leader LK Advani on Thursday praised the Gujarat Chief Minister who has been chosen the party`s prime ministerial candidate.

Oct 31, 2013, 12:59 PM IST

Sardar Patel wore khadi, Narendra Modi poses with designer clothes: Digvijay Singh

The spat between Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party over the legacy of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel got fierce.

Oct 31, 2013, 08:49 AM IST

Narendra Modi seeks to make world record with tallest statue of Sardar Patel

Amidst the row over the legacy of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi along with BJP veteran leader LK Advani laid the foundation stone for the `Statue of Unity` in Narmada district.

Oct 31, 2013, 07:49 AM IST

Tharoor takes on Modi, says claims to Sardar Patel `most unfortunate`

Minister of State for Human Resource and Development Shashi Tharoor took a jibe at BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s claims to Sardar Patel`s legacy.

Oct 30, 2013, 14:56 PM IST

Do you agree with Sardar Patel`s views on RSS? Manish Tewari asks Narendra Modi

Hours ahead of the inauguration of 182-metre monument of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the BJP and Congress exchanged blows over the legacy of the India`s first home minister.

Oct 29, 2013, 11:17 AM IST

Narendra Modi invites Ramesh to Sardar Patel statue function

Narendra Modi has put his known detractor Jairam Ramesh in a quandary.

Oct 23, 2013, 21:20 PM IST

Advani praises Patel for integrating Hyderabad with India

After seeking abrogation of special status for Jammu and Kashmir, BJP leader LK Advani praised India`s first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Jul 02, 2013, 12:31 PM IST