Statue

  • Kareena Kapoor dresses her wax statue in red 'Chammak Challo' saree 3 days ago

    London: Actress Kareena Kapoor's wax statue at ‎Madame Tussauds has undergone a style change with the actress donating her famous 'Chammak Chalo' red saree from 'Ra.One' for the replica. The statue was earlier styled in the black tank top and harem pants that Kareena wore in 'Mauja hi mauja' song from...
  • Unidentified persons vandalise statue of eminent geologist PN Bose July 26, 2014

    The statue of eminent geologist, P N Bose, located at Armoury road crossing in Jamshedpur was vandalised by miscreants, the police said on Friday. In a press statement, Tata Steel said they had been deeply pained and hurt with this attempt of damaging the memorial of the legendary geologist on Thursday...
  • Jaitley pleases Modi, allots Rs 200 crore for Sardar Patel statue July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A proposed Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel statue in Gujarat, touted as the tallest statue in the world at 182 metres, will get Rs 200 from the central government, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced during his Budget speech on Thursday. Jaitley's decision to allot Rs 200 crore for the construction...
  • Photos: This is acutely embarrassing. Asian student gets stuck in a giant vagina statue after joke photo goes wrong June 24, 2014

    An Asian student who thought it will be a joke if he took a funny picture with a giant, marble vagina statue on the grounds of Germany's Tubingen University Institute of Microbiology, found himself in quite a predicament. He got stuck in the enormous 'vagina' and had to be rescued...
  • 11 ft tall statue of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu inaugurated June 14, 2014

    Malda: West Bengal Food Processing and Horticulture minister Krishnendu Narayan Chowdhury on Saturday inaugurated a 11 ft tall statue of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu at Ramkeli near Gaur in Malda district. The statue was inaugurated to commemorate the visit of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu to Ramkeli around 500 years ago. A fair is also...
  • Review petition in Gujarat High Court against 'Statue of Unity' February 18, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A review petition was filed in Gujarat High Court on Monday against the 'Statue of Unity', a pet project of Chief Minister Narendra Modi, seeking reversal of an earlier order whereby a PIL on the issue was dismissed. On January 13, the division bench of Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya and...
  • Justin Bieber's statue to be removed from Madame Tussauds February 11, 2014

    New York: Pop star Justin Bieber's wax statue will be removed from the Madame Tussauds museum here as the bosses feel that the showcase "no longer does justice" to the singer or the attraction. Bret Pidgeon, general manager - Madame Tussauds, said: "This is disappointing, but hopefully we can welcome a...
  • Maharashtra Cabinet clears Rs 100 crore Shivaji statue in Mumbai February 5, 2014

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Wednesday cleared a proposal to construct Maratha king Chhatrapati Shivaji's statue in Mumbai worth Rs 100 crore. Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said that the state Cabinet has also cleared exact location where it will be erected. Shivaji's statue is a rival project to Bharatiya Janata Party's...
  • Narendra Modi misguiding people on Patel, Mahatma Gandhi: Congress January 27, 2014

    Rajkot: Bringing the issue of legacy of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel back in public discourse, Congress on Monday accused BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi of "misguiding" the common people on leaders like Mahatma Gandhi and the independent India's first home minister. "People of the state are being misguided about Sardar Patel...
  • Gujarat: HC rejects PIL challenging construction of 'Statue of Unity' January 13, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Monday rejected a PIL challenging the construction of the Statue of Unity, Chief Minister Narendra Modi's pet project. A division bench of Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya and Justice JB Pardiwala rejected the PIL, challenging the construction of the statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, and declined...
  • Congress leader in Andhra Pradesh builds idol for Sonia Gandhi, to build temple next January 9, 2014

    A Congress leader in Andhra Pradesh has built a temple for party president Sonia Gandhi, according to various media reports. The accompanying pictures show Gandhi as the officiating deity in the temple built by Shankar Rao, a legislator from Andhra Pradesh. Dismissing accusations of sycophancy, Rao told reporters that the temple...
  • After iron, one day Modi will seek your wife: Jharkhand minister Mannan Mallik December 31, 2013

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, now seeking iron scrap from the people for the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel statue, will one day seek a wife from the common people, a Jharkhand minister said Monday, creating a political row. "Earlier, the BJP were seeking bricks (to build the temple in Ayodhya). Now...
  • Artist to re-do Kerala ex-CM's statue after lack of resemblance December 27, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Amid criticism that the full-size bronze statue of former Kerala Chief Minister K Karunakaran, unveiled by President Pranab Mukherjee in Thiruvananthapuram recently, failed to depict the true profile of the late Congress veteran, the artist who made it has decided to re-do the face of the structure. Some Congress...
  • Narendra Modi's wax statue unveiled December 22, 2013

    A wax statue of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was unveiled here ahead of the 'Mahagarjana rally' he is addressing in suburban Bandra this afternoon where 10,000 tea vendors have been specially invited. ...
  • Mumbai: Modi's wax statue unveiled ahead of 'Mahagarjana rally' December 22, 2013

    Mumbai: A wax statue of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was unveiled ahead of the 'Mahagarjana rally' in suburban Bandra on Sunday afternoon where 10,000 tea vendors have been specially invited. BJP President Rajnath Singh unveiled the statue before the two leaders proceeded for the rally. Singh posed with the...
  • Day after burial, South Africa unveils Nelson Mandela 'unity' statue December 16, 2013

    Pretoria: A nine-meter (30-foot) bronze statue of Nelson Mandela with his arms outstretched to symbolize unity and reconciliation was unveiled in South Africa on Monday, a day after the nation buried the former president and anti-apartheid hero. The 4.5 metric ton statue is the largest of Mandela created in the world...
  • Modi flags off 'Run for Unity', says Sardar Patel tried to unite India December 15, 2013

    Vadodara: Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi flagged off 'Run for Unity' marathon in Vadodara to mark the death anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The event is organised in a bid to collect scrap iron to build Sardar Patel's 182-metre statue in the middle of Narmada...
  • Modi holds marathon to collect iron for Sardar Patel's statue December 15, 2013

    New Delhi: In a bid to usurp legacy of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is organising a 'Run for Unity' marathon in Vadodara across the county. Modi tweeted, "Remembering one of India's most inspiring personalities and the man who unified India, Sardar Patel...
  • Nelson Mandela's statue to be erected at Presidency December 13, 2013

    A statue of Nelson Mandela, who passed away last week at his residence at the age of 95, will be erected at the Presidency coming Monday, the South African government announced on Thursday. President Jacob Zuma will unveil the country's former president's statue at the Presidency (Union Buildings) Monday, Xinhua reported...
  • No political motive behind statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, says Gujarat minister December 12, 2013

    Ruling out any "political motive" behind construction of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's statue, a senior BJP minister on Thursday said Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi wanted the project to serve as the "source of inspiration for all". A 14-member BJP delegation, led by Agriculture Minister Babubhai Bokhiria, on Wednesday night handed over...
  • Modi to write to sarpanchs seeking iron for Sardar Patel's statue December 7, 2013

    Nagpur: Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will urge nearly 1.87 crore sarpanchs across the country to send soil and iron for construction of the 'tallest statue' of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Gujarat Urban Development Minister Anandiben Patel said on Saturday. "Modi will be writing letters to as...
  • Nitish's 'Ramayan Mandir' brainchild of retd IPS officer, not Bihar govt: Sushil Kumar Modi November 15, 2013

    BJP on Friday dismissed any competition between Narendra Modi and Nitish Kumar for building the tallest statue in the world. "Some media are comparing the 'Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel' statue being set up in Gujarat with the proposed 'Virat Ramayan Mandir' in Bihar, trying to show competition between Narendra Modi and...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha greets on eve of Diwali November 2, 2013

    On the special episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Brocha greeted everyone on the eve of Diwali. Also watch him talk about political war over Sardar Patel, Krrish 3 and Sachin Tendulkar's Ranji Trophy career. ...
  • 450 schemes, projects, buildings named after Nehru-Gandhi family: BJP November 1, 2013

    Chennai: Veteran BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu hit out at the Congress for opposing Narendra Modi's plan to construct a grand statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel saying that the Congress wanted to appropriate all credit for one family. Referring to the plans to name the Food Security bill after Indira Gandhi,...
  • Government says it spent Rs 8.5 cr on ads to honour Sardar Patel November 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress continue to fight over Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel's legacy a day after Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi claimed that the Congress had forgotten all about Patel. The government's publicity arm, the Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity, has now released records...
  • Sardar Patel statue foundation ceremony: How it happened October 31, 2013

    Bharuch: 12:21 pm: Narendra Modi hit out at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh alleging the Centre was not allowing the completion of the Sardar Sarovar Dam. "I want to tell the PM that Rajasthan and Guajrat wants water, Madhya Pradesh wants electricity. I don't want credit, please do this for our...
  • Gujarat: Police foil protest at Sardar Patel statue site October 31, 2013

    Bharuch: With hours to go before Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi lays the foundation stone for the Sardar Patel statue, the Gujarat Police has foiled a protest at the site. The protestors are primarily villagers from 66 tribal dominated villages located near the Sardar Sarovar...
  • Amidst politics, Modi to lay foundation stone of Sardar Patel statue October 31, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Amidst the political controversies, it is the day when Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel's statue in Bharuch in Gujarat. The proposed structure will be 597-feet tall and will directly face the Narmada Dam. The political war between...
  • Full text: Modi's blog ahead of Sardar Patel's birth anniversary October 30, 2013

    Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in his blog on on Wednesday said that Sardar Patel's birth anniversary would be more special this year because the foundation stone of the Statue of Unity will be laid on the day. At a height of 182 metres, the Statue of...
  • Gujarat: Sardar Patel statue to be twice the size of Statue of Liberty October 30, 2013

    Ahmedabad: As the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress slug it out over Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel's legacy, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will unveil his statue near Bahrauch on October 31. The proposed statue will be 182 metre tall and will be the tallest in the world. The total height...