CAMPAIGN

  • After Big B, Salman and Aamir Khan, Priyanka Chopra takes to streets for 'Clean India Campaign' Yesterday

    Mumbai: Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra cleaned an area in the city with the help of some social workers as a part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'. PM Narendra Modi had earlier nominated the 'Mary Kom' actress to contribute towards the 'Clean India Campaign', he launched on the birth...
  • Campaigning ends for first phase of Jharkhand polls on November 25 2 days ago

    Ranchi: Campaigning on Sunday ended in 13 Maoist-affected constituencies going to the polls on November 25 in the first phase of five-stage elections to the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly. Electioneering had picked up in Palamau, Gumla and Latehar districts between November 21 and November 23 with Prime Narendra Modi and Congress...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't with Cyrus Broacha 2 days ago

    On this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Boracha takes on IPL spot-fixing, jeeyo parsi campaign, International Men's day. He also speaks to a cricket expert. ...
  • Watch: Cyrus Broacha takes a dig at 'Jiyo Parsi campaign' 2 days ago

    Cyrus's take on Jiyo Parsi campaign which did not go down very well with the Parsi community. The Jiyo Parsi campaign was in support of the dwindling number of the Parsi community. So as to not lose out on them, the Jiyo Parsi campaign was directed to young couples to...
  • J&K: One man killed, 10 injured in motorcade mishap during PDP's election campaign 3 days ago

    Srinagar: A man was killed on Saturday and 10 others were injured when a vehicle turned turtle during an election campaign in Nowgam area. The vehicle, which was part of motorcade of PDP candidate from Chadoora Javed Mustafa Mir, turned turtle at Suthsoo in Nowgam area this afternoon, a police official...
  • J&K steps up anti-tobacco campaign, fines over 500 violators 5 days ago

    Srinagar: Stepping up the anti-tobacco crusade in Jammu and Kashmir, the state police has fined over 500 persons for violating Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products Act in October. "Police has challaned 521 people and collected Rs 46,100 as fine from them across 12 districts of the valley for violating Cigarettes and...
  • Amit Shah directs Delhi unit to start massive poll campaign 6 days ago

    New Delhi: With an eye on capturing power in the capital, BJP president Amit Shah directed the Delhi unit of the party to start a "massive" campaign focusing on over 11,000 booths to ensure a "historic victory" in the upcoming assembly polls. Chairing a meeting to take stock of BJP's...
  • Jharkhand singers and studios not so busy tuning election songs November 15, 2014

    Ranchi: Election campaigns have never been complete without dance and songs. Political parties bank on the cultural resources to reach out to people for votes. Thankfully, during elections at least, local culture gets importance. But that mad rush for local election songs is missing this time in Jharkhand. We spoke...
  • Cash rewards for best cleanliness campaigns: Akhilesh Yadav November 13, 2014

    Lucknow: With a view to encouraging people's participation in "Clean, Green and Healthy UP" programme launched by the Uttar Pradesh government, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav announced cash rewards for the best performing hospitals and wards. "In the special campaign being run by KGMU, SGPGIMS and other government hospitals in Lucknow,...
  • Sterilisation horror! 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' should target the Operation Theatre first November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: With its mass sterilisation programme turning into a mass murder, Chhattisgarh has just made a mockery of the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' (Clean India Campaign). Fourteen women died of what is medically called 'toxic shock' because the instruments were lethally rusty, venue itself not sterilised and medicines of questionable...
  • Proper guidance needed for environmental campaigns: Kamal Haasan November 10, 2014

    Mumbai: That's the way he 'lakes' it! Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who has decided to help in the cleaning up of 25 lakes in Tamil Nadu in support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Clean India campaign, says such efforts can only make an impact with right guidance. While several actors of the...
  • TWTW: AAP's Shazia Ilmi joins Modi's Swachh Bharat bandwagon November 9, 2014

    Jumping onto the bandwagon of famous celebrities and politicians endorsing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Campaign, Aam Aadmi Party's Shazia Ilmi also exhibited support not to Modi but his 'idea'. ...
  • State governments should partner in 'Clean India' campaign: West Bengal Governor November 8, 2014

    Kanpur: West Bengal Governor Kesari Nath said state governments in the country should come forward and partner in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat mission but cautioned people against using the drive merely as a photo-opportunity. "When every person is participating in the drive then why would any individual or...
  • PM Narendra Modi visits Assi Ghat to offer prayers as a part of the Swachh Bharat campaign November 8, 2014

    Varanasi: On the second day of his visit to Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Assi Ghat to participate in a puja on Saturday morning. The PM offered prayers at the ghat. The PM will later visit the Mata Amritanandmayi Hospital in Varanasi. On Friday, Modi addressed villagers in Jayapur...
  • Cartoon of the day: Clean India 'farce' November 6, 2014

    The Clean Up India campaign was organised near the India Islamic Center in New Delhi where the organisers actually dumped a lot of garbage on a clean road which was later cleaned up once again by Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay and former AAP leader Shazia Ilmi. ...
  • Delhi BJP unit Clean India campaign 'a farce', organisers dump garbage before event November 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is facing a big embarrassment following revelations that the Sunday evening Clean Up India event was a farce. The Clean Up India campaign was organised near the India Islamic Center in New Delhi where the organisers actually dumped a lot of garbage on a...
  • BMC joins PM Modi's Swachh Bharat campaign, says will cancel licenses of shops found littering November 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat campaign. The BMC said that it will cancel the licenses of shops and restaurants that are found littering. The country's richest civic body the BMC is now doing its bit to contribute to the Swachch Baharat Abhiyan...
  • Snapshot: Amitabh Bachchan sweeps the street for Swachh Bharat campaign; Prime Minister Narendra Modi praises him October 30, 2014

    After finishing up with the grand finale for 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' season 8, actor Amitabh Bachchan picked up the broom to sweep the streets of Mumbai for Swacch Bharat campaign. The move earned him praises from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ...
  • Kerala youth, Yuva Morcha at loggerheads over 'Kiss of Love' campaign against moral policing October 30, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a move against moral policing, the youth in Kerala have called on people to participate in a 'Kiss of Love' protest on November 2. But the planned protest hasn't gone down well with many. A group of volunteers gathered at Kochi's marine drive to promote the protest planned on...
  • Shashi Tharoor thanks PM Narendra Modi for patting him on clean-up campaign October 26, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for appreciating the clean-up campaign he launched in his constituency. The Lok Sabha member from the Kerala capital also lauded Modi for bringing the total sanitation drive to the forefront of national consciousness by enlarging the work done by the...
  • PM Modi appreciates Tharoor's joining Clean India campaign October 25, 2014

    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...
  • Swach Bharat has become a national campaign: Prakash Javadekar October 25, 2014

    Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said, "Swach Bharat has become a national campaign, a peoples' movement. It takes a good campaign to change the mindset of the people." ...
  • Congress MP Shashi Tharoor takes up PM Modi's challenge, cleans beach in Thiruvananthapuram October 25, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor took up Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Clean India challenge and was seen cleaning a beach in Thiruvananthapuram. Tharoor said, "If PMO India is sincere about Swachh Bharat, I have a project to clean up the Parvathy Puthenaar canal in Thiruvananthapuram which will need hundreds of...
  • Venkaiah Naidu picks up the broom to clean cyclone-hit Visakhapatnam October 24, 2014

    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 October 24, 2014

    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'...
  • 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. ...
  • Shatrughan Sinha praises Narendra Modi for 'Swachh Bharat' campaign October 12, 2014

    Jamshedpur: Actor-turned politician Shatrughan Sinha has appreciated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for launching campaigns such as Swachh Bharat, Swasth Bharat and Adarsh Gram. Speaking at a function organised by JP Vichar Manch to observe the birth anniversary of Jaiprakash Narayan on Saturday, Sinha said "Modi ji has been leading the...
  • I'm a star campaigner: Ambala Cantt BJP candidate on leaders not campaigning for him October 10, 2014

    Ambala Cantt: Star campaigners are seen as adding colour to the poll campaign of political parties during election season. Even though Assembly elections are more about the presence of the local leaders, many parties have been relying on their star campaigners, especially the Bharatiya Janata Party. Like the Lok Sabha...
  • Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor support fundraiser campaign for Kashmir flood victims October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Gulzar, Ranbir Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar and Sonakshi Sinha have come together to support "HUM HAIN... Umeed-e-Kashmir" - a campaign to raise funds and awareness for flood-ravaged Kashmir. The campaign is an initiative of entertainment industry led by the Event and Entertainment Management...
  • EBay brands itself as a place to 'shop the world' October 9, 2014

    New York: E-commerce site eBay is kicking off a global branding campaign that aims to draw attention to the wide array of goods it has available ahead of the holiday shopping season. It's the first time eBay has created a campaign with the same message across four of its biggest markets:...