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UN expert finds holes in Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project 'Swachh Bharat' mission on Friday came in for sharp criticism by a top United Nations expert on sanitation who said it "lacked a holistic human rights......

The most powerful PMO in India's history

From Swachh Bharat to spearheading the Make in India campaign, the PMO seems to be at the centre of all policies, writes Nivedita Mookerji. On the evening of November 8, 2016, the sudden buzz in......

Swachh Bharat survey: Find out where your city ranks

Cities are the engines of growth and urban India contribute to about 70% of country’s GDP. For cities to continue their contribution and provide quality of life to citizens, urban......

The truth about Swachh Bharat

Building toilets, however essential, must not be confused with sanitation. Or the crying need for a revamp of India's sewage systems, says environmentalist and political activist Sunita Narain.......

What purpose does Swachh Bharat serve?

'Can anyone honestly say with hand on heart that our streets and office buildings, railways and other public spaces are any cleaner?' asks Sunanda K Datta-Ray.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com......

RBI to issue new fluorescent blue Rs 50 notes

The new note having dimension of 66 mm X 135 mm will bear the year of printing on the reverse side, a Swachh Bharat logo with slogan, language panel and the motif of 'Hampi with Chariot'. The......

How Modi can ensure that Bharat indeed become Swachh

Swachh Bharat Mission could focus on using technological innovation to eradicate the problem of open defecation, says R Gopalakrishnan. To illustrate that innovation is possible even with a......

Rs 3,902 crore cess collected. But how 'swachh' is our Bharat?

With the Swachh Bharat cess, the Service Tax rate has gone up to 14.5 per cent from 14 per cent. Government has collected Rs 3,901.78 crore (Rs 39.01 billion) last fiscal from the 0.5 per cent......

Why a PR agency cannot fulfill Modi's Swachh Bharat dream

Gimmicks such as appointing high-profile brand ambassadors like Sachin Tendulkar and his ilk or issuing “challenges” to sundry people have scarcely convinced the no-changers so far,......

Railways spent Rs 315 cr on cleanliness in 2015-16

Under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, special cleanliness campaign was launched by Railways on October 2, 2014. Railways has spent about Rs 315 crore (Rs 3.15 billion) on cleanliness and sanitation at......

PIX: Anil Kapoor's Swachh Bharat campaign

People who know Anil Kapoor are impressed by how down-to-earth he is. The actor, who now lives in the posh suburb of Juhu, still considers himself the boy from Chembur in eastern Mumbai, where his......

'We thought of Toilet: Ek Prem Katha long before Swachh Bharat'

Initially, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha was about a newly married woman who fights for a toilet in her sasural.But then Akshay came into the picture....Subhash K Jha reports. The producers of the Akshay......

PIX: Big B promotes Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis picked up brooms during a 'Maha Cleanathon' event held as a part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on September 2.......

Look who's joined the Swachch Bharat campaign

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Singer Kailash Kher joined the list of Bollywood celebrities who took part in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat......

PIX: Amitabh, Priyanka, Sonakshi sign up for Swachh Bharat

The Bollywood brigade joins Amitabh Bachchan for a noble cause. Amitabh Bachchan was appointed as the brand ambassador for the NDTV-Dettol Banega Swachh India initiative. In this unique 12-hour......

India Hockey stars bring out cleaning gear to kick off Swachh Bharat week

IMAGE: Hockey stars Rupinder Pal Singh and PR Sreejesh participate in the Swacch Bharat Week on Tuesday. Photograph: Rupinder Pal Singh/Twitter In keeping with the ongoing Swachh Bharat mission......

Kohli, Thakur participate in Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

India’s Test captain Virat Kohli and BCCI President Anurag Thakur swept the stands at the EdenGardens as part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti on Sunday. "On the......
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BJP red-faced as Maharashtra Minister pees in open

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here was left red faced on Monday after a video of a senior Minister peeing in public went viral, with many... ...

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Video of Maharashtra minister urinating in open goes viral

In a major embarrassment to the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance in Maharashtra and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, a video of a senior minister urinating... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/643765/video-maharashtra-minister-urinating-open.html
Maharashtra water minister pees by roadside, rivals say Swachh Bharat has failed

A minister in the Devendra Fadnavis government has caused embarrassment to the Bharatiya Janata Party. ...

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Reality of Clean Jammu

Dear Editor, Dug up roads, roadside littered with garbage, overflowing dustbins and little greenery, this is not what was dreamed for Clean Jammu.... ...

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Swachh Bharat Mission celebrates World Toilet Day Countrywide for galvanising people's participation for an Open Defecation Free India. Central team assists villagers in Champaran, Bihar to buil

Swachh Bharat Mission celebrates World Toilet Day Countrywide for galvanising people's participation for an Open Defecation Free India. Central... ...

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