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Total sanitation across the country by 2012

The government on Friday declared it would achieve total sanitation across the country by 2012 as part of its nationwide programme aimed at eliminating the practice of open defecation. Union Rural......

4 reasons why India needs a separate Union sanitation ministry

Sanitation is always clubbed with other departments, which lead to its neglect, says Devanik Saha. Sanitation in India is a grave issue. Though large scale campaigns have been launched by......

'MODI stands for murder-of-democratic-institutions'

As the Narendra Modi government nears completing a year in office, the Congress on Wednesday stepped up its offensive against the prime minister accusing him of weakening democracy by running a......

'BJP like Duryodhana, but AAP has Krishna on its side'

AAP's Arvind Kejriwal meets his supporters during the election campaign at South Avenue in New Delhi on Thursday. Photograph: Subhav Shukla/PTI With two days to go for Delhi polls, Aam Aadmi Party......

Clean India Mission beyond politics, says Modi

Image: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launching the cleanliness drive for Swacch Bharat Mission from Valmiki Basti, in New Delhi. Photographs: PIB photos Wielding the broom, Prime Minister Narendra......

Can 'Toil-o-preneurs' solve India's sanitation woes

On the one had are sanitation oriented social enterprises and on the other are awareness raising campaigns by government, writes Rajni Bakshi. A law that bans toilets where human excreta has......

The 10 biggest policy mistakes of the past

India still has a long way to go as far as economic recovery is concerned and constraints go back several decades, notes Shankar Acharya As monsoon showers blanket the country, the prevailing......

Looking beyond PM Modi's many spectacles

It seems like the Twitter-selfie craze compels the PM to put on a mega show every few months Indians love big events. From over-the-top weddings to mega festival celebrations or even concocted days......

Mr Modi's home run: PM's 'Housing for All' plan may just be a pipedream

Struggling, corrupt construction industry will be challenged by the prime minster's $250-billion plan Narendra Modi's plan to make India a low-cost manufacturing hub requires a steady supply of......

PM for revamp of urban governance

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pitched for revamping urban governance while linking it to the 'Digital India' mission and 'Swachh Bharat' campaign. Chairing a meeting on urban development in New......

Youngistaan review: I wouldn't vote for It

Youngistaan neither says something new nor does it reinforce time-tested wisdom in a way that you actually want to pay attention to it, feels Paloma Sharma. The civilisation is ancient, the......

Tendulkar takes strike with UNICEF for total sanitation

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar became UNICEF's first brand ambassador for South Asia on Thursday and vowed to work towards promoting hygiene and sanitation in the region. "Thanks for allowing me......
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DSMM Submits Memorandum on the Special Sitting of Parliament

Thefollowingis the memorandum sent to Venkaiah Naidu,ministerfor parliamentary affairs and Rajnath Singh, minister for home, Government of India on... ...
Indian State Bans Alcohol to Stop Violence

Alcohol is to be banned in India's third most populous state, a policy affecting nearly 100-million people, in an attempt to stop violence against... ...
App to Clean Delhi Gets 25,000 Complaints in a Week, 1,500 Addressed

The Clean Delhi campaign appears to be getting a favourable response - going by the number of people who downloaded the Delhi Swachh app. Within... ...
Not enough takers for the toilet? Over half of toilets built under Swachh Bharat unused

More than a year after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet Swachh Bharat campaign was launched across the country, statistics appear to be making it... ...
They help make kids' voice heard

BENGALURU: For many years, like her neighbours in a remote ham let of Tumakuru, Lavanya Devaraj too lived with the ignominy of defecating in the... ...

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