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  • PM Modi appreciates Tharoor's joining Clean India campaign 13 hours 42 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday appreciated Congress MP Shashi Tharoor for actively participating in 'Swachh Bharat' campaign, saying his effort is "very encouraging". "A great effort by @ShashiTharoor! His active participation in Swachh Bharat Mission is very encouraging," Modi tweeted. He also re-tweeted the photographs showing Tharoor leading a...
  • PM Narendra Modi praises media, says writing about Clean India drive is service to nation 23 hours 2 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met journalists for the first time after assuming the office at the BJP headquarters in the national capital. Modi praised the media for their coverage and reporting on Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan'. Modi said, "You have turned your pen into a broom from my...
  • PM Modi congratulates TV channels for showing dirt on streets left by Diwali celebrations Yesterday

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday congratulated TV channels for showing dirty streets after Diwali celebrations, saying telecasting such visuals would create awareness among people about the importance of cleanliness. The Prime Minister, who launched the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on October 2, also congratulated the people who participated in...
  • Shashi Tharoor dares Congress, to take up PM Modi's Clean India challenge today Yesterday

    Thiruvananthapuram: This is a further boost to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat campaign but the move could spell trouble for Congress MP Shashi Tharoor. The Congress leader has decided to take up the PM's Clean India challenge and will take part in the campaign at a beach in...
  • PM Modi praises clean up efforts after Diwali firecrackers bursting Yesterday

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday congratulated the public for their efforts towards cleaning up the dirt left behind after bursting of firecrackers on Diwali. In tweets posted on the Prime Minister's Office twitter handle, Modi said: "Several friends told me that a lot of people cleaned the areas...
  • Contributions to Swach Bharat Kosh come under CSR ambit Yesterday

    New Delhi: Contributions made by corporates towards Swach Bharat Kosh and Clean Ganga Fund will be considered as social welfare spending under the new companies law, according to the government. Swach Bharat Kosh and Clean Ganga Fund are among the key initiatives unveiled by the Narendra Modi-led government as part...
  • Despite Congress's warning, Tharoor takes up PM Modi's Swachh Bharat challenge, to clean Thiruvananthapuram beach on Saturday Yesterday

    Thiruvananthapuram: He may have been axed as the Congress spokesperson for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has decided to take up the PM's Clean India challenge. Tharoor tweeted on Friday saying that he will take part in the campaign at a beach in Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday. "Vizhinjam...
  • J&K: Omar Abdullah nominates Mehbooba Mufti, Kailash Satyarthi for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan Yesterday

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday nominated his political opponent and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti and Nobel Peace prize winner Kailash Satyarthi among nine people to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan'. Omar, who was nominated by Bollywood superstar Salman Khan to the campaign, launched...
  • Narendra Modi lauds Mary Kom for 'Swachh Bharat' effort Yesterday

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday praised boxing icon M.C. Mary Kom and union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu for their effort towards 'Swachh Bharat Mission'. "Swachh Bharat Mission will get a great impetus by Mary Kom joining the mission in Imphal," Modi said in a tweet. Sharing news...
  • Venkaiah Naidu picks up the broom to clean cyclone-hit Visakhapatnam 2 days ago

    Visakhapatnam: Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat or Clean India campaign, Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu picked up the broom in the cyclone-hit Visakhapatnam on Friday. Naidu and his team cleaned up the beaches in Visakhapatnam which saw heavy destruction due to cyclone Hudhud. "People should voluntarily join the mission,...
  • Budding bonhomie between Modi and Omar on Twitter 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah have been bonding on social media platform Twitter. PM on Thursday appreciated Abdullah for taking up the broom and cleaning a street in Srinagar, saying it was a "wonderful effort" which will strengthen the 'Swachh Bharat'...
  • Salman Khan takes broom in his hands to support PM Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'; nominates Aamir Khan, Rajinikanth 4 days ago

    We have seen him act, do towel dance and croon for his films. But watching Salman Khan hold the broom and contribute to PM Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat initiative' campaign might just end up being the most memorable sight for his fans. The actor, who had accepted Modi's invitation for...
  • 'Swachh Bharat' campaign must make impact on ground: Sumitra Mahajan 4 days ago

    Indore: Lauding the Modi Government for launching the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan', Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Tuesday said it should not remain a short-term affair and people must ensure that cleanliness is truly visible at the ground level. "Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan is neither a single-day affair nor just an announcement....
  • BJP to decide Haryana CM today, Manohar Lal Khattar remains frontrunner as party looks at a non-Jat 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party is a clear winner in the Haryana elections and will form the government, the question still remains as to who will be the next Chief Minister. Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar, an RSS man, and a non-Jat, is emerging the frontrunner. The...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha talks to Shashi Tharoor on his pro-Modi stand 6 days ago

    Senior Congress leader and Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor paid a heavy price for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Tharoor was removed as Congress spokesperson following a recommendation by the party's disciplinary committee based on demand by the Kerala unit. Speaking to Cyrus Broacha, Tharoor talks about his punishment for pro-Modi...
  • Prime Minister appreciates Nita Ambani for taking up the 'Clean India' challenge 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday acknowledged the participation of Reliance Foundation Chairperson Nita Ambani in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan launched by him earlier this month on Gandhi Jayanti. "Swachh Bharat Mission will be greatly strengthened by the participation of Mrs. Nita Ambani," tweeted Modi from his personal Twitter...
  • NTPC to build 8,152 toilets under 'Swacch Bharat' campaign 1 week ago

    New Delhi: State-owned power major NTPC has committed to build 8,152 toilets in government schools under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cleanliness drive. "Under 'Swachh Bharat-Swachh Vidyalaya Abhiyan' NTPC has committed to take up work for 8,152 toilets in government schools from the list available on Ministry of Human Resource and Development...
  • Mumbai: Nita Ambani takes up PM Modi's 'Clean India' challenge October 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Reliance Foundation Chairperson Nita Ambani on Saturday took up the Prime Minister's 'Clean India' challenge and joins a cleanliness drive in Mumbai with Maharashtra Governor CH Vidyasagar Rao. Nita Ambani is among the nine eminent personalities from Maharashtra who will be the "goodwill ambassadors" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's...
  • Nita Ambani to join Maharashtra Governor for cleanliness drive today October 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Nita Ambani, wife of industrialist Mukesh Ambani, will join Maharashtra Governor CH Vidyasagar Rao for a cleanliness drive on Saturday. Nita Ambani is among the nine eminent personalities from Maharashtra who will be the "goodwill ambassadors" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swacch Bharat Abhiyan'. Rao stressed the need to sustain...
  • PM Modi praises Sania Mirza for joining 'Swachh Bharat' campaign October 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday hailed tennis star Sania Mirza for joining the 'Swachh Bharat' campaign, saying it will go a long way in spreading awareness about the issue. He said other sportspersons, including shooter Anjali Bhagwat, would also be joining the campaign. "A commendable effort by @MirzaSania!...
  • Sachin Tendulkar meets PM Modi, discusses 'Swachh Bharat initiative' campaign October 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Cricket legend and Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar has called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday and discussed the 'Swachh Bharat initiative' campaign. The 41-year-old iconic cricketer was one of the nine people chosen by the Prime Minister for his initiative, which he had launched on Mahatma...
  • Delhi: Shazia Ilmi joins BJP's cleanliness drive October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Aam Aadmi Party leader Shazia Ilmi on Wednesday took part in a BJP cleanliness drive as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Organised by the party's Delhi unit in Central Park in Connaught Place, the central Delhi commercial hub, Ilmi along with BJP president Satish...
  • Centre for multi-pronged strategy to popularise 'cleanliness' October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre has called for a multi-pronged communication strategy to turn Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious Clean India Mission into a mass movement, especially through media. The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has sought the I&B Ministry's help in spreading the message of cleanliness among millions of people...
  • Is Shashi Tharoor really guilty of unnecessary adulation of PM Modi? October 13, 2014

    Congress's Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi has paid a heavy price for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Tharoor was removed as Congress spokesperson on Monday following a recommendation by the party's disciplinary committee based on demand by the Kerala unit. CNN-IBN takes political reactions and discuss the issue with BJP Spokesperson Shaina...
  • Shashi Tharoor punished for pro-Modi stand, removed as Congress spokesperson October 13, 2014

    Congress's Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor paid a heavy price for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Tharoor was removed as Congress spokesperson on Monday following a recommendation by the party's disciplinary committee based on demand by the Kerala unit. ...
  • Cartoon of the day: Shashi Tharoor no more Congress spokesperson October 13, 2014

    Congress's Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor paid a heavy price for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Tharoor was removed as Congress spokesperson on Monday following a recommendation by the party's disciplinary committee based on demand by the Kerala unit. Cartoon by Neelabh Banerjee. ...
  • Full text: Shashi Tharoor's statement after Congress sacks him as party spokesperson October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress's Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi has paid a heavy price for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Tharoor was removed as Congress spokesperson on Monday following a recommendation by the party's disciplinary committee based on demand by the Kerala unit. The full text of Shashi Tharoor press release: I have...
  • Shashi Tharoor pays the price for praising Narendra Modi, Congress sacks him as party spokesperson October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress's Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi has paid a heavy price for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Tharoor was removed as Congress spokesperson on Monday following a recommendation by the party's disciplinary committee based on demand by the Kerala unit. The recommendation was accepted by Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Tharoor...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't with Cyrus Broacha October 12, 2014

    On this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Boracha takes on ebola, Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, Maharashtra Assembly Election. He also speaks to NCP spokesperson. ...
  • Watch: Team TWTW takes part in PM Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' Abhiyaan October 12, 2014

    After Prime Minister started the 'Swachh Bharat' Abhiyaan, the The Week That Wasn't team also took part in the campaign to clean up the country. ...