Statue politics: Should crores be spent?
Jan 27, 2014
Election 2014 | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday March 25, 2014
As actor Paresh Rawal, who wants to play Narendra Modi in a film, launched his campaign in Gujarat's Ahmedabad today, the man who represented the constituency seven times was in Delhi, being placated by BJP chief Rajnath Singh.
Election 2014 | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday March 7, 2014
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh says it will sue Rahul Gandhi for his comments blaming it for Mahatma Gandhi's assassination.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 8, 2014
RSS today dismissed Rahul Gandhi's remarks that Mahatma Gandhi was killed because of its ideology, saying Congress should not give sermons as the party is pursuing a line of thinking that contradicts that of the Father of the Nation and Sardar Patel.
Election 2014 | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Saturday February 8, 2014
Rahul Gandhi today attacked his arch rival Narendra Modi who is known to flaunt his modest beginnings as a tea seller.
Cities | Saurabh Gupta | Wednesday February 5, 2014
The Maharashtra cabinet today approved a proposal to allocate Rs 100 crore for installation of a statue of warrior king Shivaji off the Mumbai coast. The statue will come up a 16-hectare bedrock in the Arabian Sea.
India | Rohit Bhan | Monday January 27, 2014
The statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, India's first Home Minister and the deputy of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, is expected to cost 2500 crores, will be double the height of the Statue of Liberty, and will be installed on a river island in Gu...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday January 9, 2014
Narendra Modi today mocked at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh while addressing overseas Indians at the ongoing 'Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas' meet.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 28, 2013
Narendra Modi today flagged off around 1,000 trucks, which will go to various parts of the country for 'iron tool collection'.
India | Rohit Bhan | Sunday December 22, 2013
A college in Jamnagar imposed a fine of Rs 100 on students who did not participate in the two-km marathon.
India | Written by Rohit Bhan | Sunday December 15, 2013
The BJPs prime ministerial candidate, it seems, is trying to accelerate his party's run towards the Delhi throne.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 15, 2013
More than 30,000 people from all over Kerala participated in 'Run for Unity' marathon in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday morning.
India | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Sunday December 15, 2013
Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi flagged off a two-kilometre "Run for Unity" in Vadodara today.
India | Written by Rohit Bhan | Saturday December 14, 2013
BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will flag off a two-kilometre run for unity in Vadodara in Gujarat on Sunday in what is being billed as a major mobilisation event for his dream project of building a giant statue of Sardar Patel.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 11, 2013
The "Run For Unity" marathon will be inaugurated by Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on December 15 in Vadodara.
India | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday December 11, 2013
Narendra Modi's government is travelling across India on a drive to collect iron for a giant statue of Sardar Patel being built in Gujarat.
South | Written by Maya Sharma | Monday November 18, 2013
Narendra Modi addressed his first rally in Bangalore today after being named the BJP's prime ministerial candidate. And he had the mammoth crowd chanting his name.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday November 15, 2013
Elaborate security arrangements have been made for the rally of BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Bangalore on November 17 with some 5,000 personnel being mobilised for the event, as the party seeks to boost its prospects with "Modi ...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Samira Shaikh | Wednesday November 13, 2013
Gujarat has the world's tallest statue in the works; and now Bihar is gearing up to build the world's largest Hindu temple. The chief minister of Gujarat, Narendra Modi, and his counterpart in Bihar, Nitish Kumar, have a long-running political feud....
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday November 12, 2013
Narendra Modi's factual blunders in recent speeches have become the new trigger for political sparring between the Congress and the BJP.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday November 11, 2013
In his latest blog post, Mr Advani refers to a book by Balraj Krishna, a journalist, titled 'India's Bismarck: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel'.