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Swachh Bharat toilets: What Modi must do

'Open defecation kills more Indians than any terrorist organisation could, but turning that around will take communicating that all Indians are created equal and that continuing this practice is......

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......

IN PHOTOS: One year of the Swachh Bharat Mission

On Friday, India marked the first anniversary of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet project Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan. Various programmes were held across the country to mark the event, which......

How Modi will mark one year of 'Swachh Bharat'

The PM will spend much of Friday outside Delhi; will devote day attending official events in Jharkhand and a political rally in Banka, Bihar Prime Minister Narendra Modi will mark the......

Can Modi succeed where Gandhi failed?

'Will Modi succeed with the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan? He will not, because cultural change does not come purely from legislation and never overnight. It comes internally and this is something Gandhi......

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......

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......

Why Modi's Swachh Bharat mission may not succeed

The report found that only 20 per cent of companies supported programmes that aimed to change the behaviour of individuals despite its critical role in eliminating open defecation.    ......

Swachh Bharat Mission: What the nation needs to know

We do not even know where our waste comes from and where it goes, says Sunita Narain Swachh Bharat Mission, the government’s much-needed flagship programme, is not just about building......

Hrithik, Amitabh, Salman: Modi's filmi crusaders

Bollywood has found its new mission...After Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Swachh Bharat drive and nominated nine famous personalities to carry out the cleanliness drive in their......

Pahlaj Nihalani sacked as Censor Board chief

Noted lyricist and adman Prasoon Joshi will replace him as the chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification.   The government on Friday replaced Pahlaj Nihalani with songwriter-poet......

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......

PHOTOS: Sehwag, Belgian royal couple team up for child rights

'No matter the country we live in, we have to ensure that children grow up in a safe family environment. We need to protect girls and boys from all kind of violence and harmful practises and......
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New Delhi, 21 MarchThe union cabinet on Wednesday approved the closure of India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians (IDF-OI).The government... ...
Toilet – Ek Prem Katha heads to a ‘Tragic Saga’ in Jaipur

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