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India UntoldFeb 13, 2020, 6:47 PM IST
5 Iconic Broadcasts From All India Radio's Golden Era You Shouldn't Miss!
If one were to dig the archives of the All India Radio, interviews of prominent personalities ranging from Pearl S Buck to George Harrison would emerge. Along with it, recordings of speeches made by freedom fighters like Subhash Chandra Bose, or public addresses delivered by stalwarts like Mahatma Gandhi, Rabindranath Tagore, Dr B. R. Ambedkar, Sardar Patel, Sarojini Naidu, etc. would emerge as well. In many ways, the All India Radio has been a chronicler and preserver of Indian history. On World Radio Day, let’s take a look at some of the most historic broadcasts aired by AIR in this episode of India Untold with Sunita Iyer.
IndiaDec 27, 2019, 2:32 PM IST
Tallest Jesus statue in Karnataka: Where are those who questioned the need for Statue of Unity?
While Congress MLA DK Shivakumar handed over 10 acres of land for the construction of Jesus Christ’s statue in Kanakapura of Ramanagara district, Karnataka and even laid the foundation stone for it, the pertinent question is: Was this statue needed in the first place?
IndiaDec 7, 2019, 11:16 AM IST
Number of visitors to Statue of Unity beats that of Statue of Liberty!
The Statue of Unity in Gujarat has seen a footfall of over 15,000 on an average (on a daily basis) surpassing that of Statue of Liberty in the United States (10,000 a day)
IndiaOct 31, 2019, 8:25 PM IST
From NIA's terror module probe to Sardar Patel's birth anniversary, watch MyNation in 100 seconds
Watch MyNation in 100 seconds for latest headlines of the day. From NIA probe regarding the plot to kill Hindu activists to Sardar Patel's birth anniversary and Anushka Sharma lashing out at media.
IndiaOct 31, 2019, 5:51 PM IST
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Jayanti 2019: Iron Man of India and his contributions
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s 144th birth anniversary was celebrated with great pomp and show in Gujarat where his statue is erected. Prime Minister Modi addressed the nation on the importance of unity while highlighting that Patel wanted. The contributions of Sardar Patel has been simplified by Supriya Krishnamurthy.
IndiaOct 31, 2019, 4:15 PM IST
Did Gandhi scapegoat Sardar Patel in order to make Nehru the Prime Minister?
Even a cursory read on why Gandhiji made Jawaharlal Nehru the PM by asking Sardar Patel to bring the curtains down on his PM ambitions will leave you wondering as to how predilection and nepotism ruled the roost in the days leading to India’s independence
IndiaOct 31, 2019, 2:22 PM IST
How Sardar Patel Ingrained The Culture Of Unity In Diversity
On Sardar Vallabhai Patel's birth anniversary, let’s revisit how this dedicated freedom fighter and patriot engrained the culture of ‘Unity in Diversity’ among Indians and advocated patriotism as the highest form of religion.
IndiaOct 31, 2019, 2:12 PM IST
Sardar Patel’s yeoman efforts in integrating Lakshadweep islands with India
On the birth anniversary of Sardar Patel, let’s take a look at how he helped integrate Lakshadweep archipelago with India
IndiaOct 31, 2019, 10:39 AM IST
Sardar Patel's dream of integrating Jammu, Kashmir with India fulfilled by Modi: Amit Shah
On October 31, union home minister Amit Shah flagged off the "Run for Unity" event in New Delhi and praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for fulfilling Sardar Patel's dream of integrating Jammu and Kashmir with India.
IndiaOct 31, 2019, 8:32 AM IST
Sardar Vallabhai Patel Jayanti: Nation pays tribute to ‘Iron Man of India’
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Ahmedabad to participate in events on the day of Sardar Vallabhai Patel’s 144th birth anniversary. PM Modi also visited the Statue of Unity, a colossal statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel located on a river island facing the Sardar Sarovar Dam on river Narmada in Kevadiya colony.
IndiaOct 27, 2019, 12:35 PM IST
Statue of Unity: A year on, here’s looking back at the salient features
Tall, imposing and magnificent. These are some adjectives which sum up the Statue of Unity in Gujarat. Here are some salient features of the Statue.
ViralAug 16, 2019, 3:31 PM IST
BJP wins 70-year-old treasure hunt; Congress’ search continues
Congress is still in search of a powerful face to face the duo of PM Modi and Amit Shah. While Congress is trying to project Priyanka Gandhi as Indira Gandhi, the BJP seems to have to have already found Sardar Patel in Amit Shah.
IndiaAug 7, 2019, 5:52 PM IST
Article 370 abolition: Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy calls for restoration of privy purses
BJP Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy has called for the reinstatement of privy purses given to the princely states who merged with India after Independence in 1947. The call for restoration comes soon after the abolition of Article 370
IndiaJul 10, 2019, 12:29 PM IST
PM Modi asks BJP MPs to embark on 'padayatra' to mark Gandhi, Sardar Patel birth anniversaries
Prime Minister Modi suggested that these padayatras can be conducted between October 2 and January 30, the birth and death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
ViewsJun 5, 2019, 9:03 AM IST
Words on books: 'When a tree shook Delhi — The 1984 carnage and its aftermath' makes for very painful reading
In 'Words on books', a fortnightly newsletter on books from the Indic Book Club, curated by Abhinav Agarwal. The latest edition throws light on 5 books — 'The man who saved India', 'Hindu Terror', 'Caste as social capital', 'When a tree shook Delhli', and 'Awakening Bharat mata'