CAMPAIGN

  • Fashion has a universal appeal, can be a powerful instrument to raise awareness: Manish Malhotra 12 hours 17 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Ace Indian fashion designer Manish Malhotra will be involved in the launch of WEvolve global campaign at the forthcoming Lakmé Fashion Week (LFW). The campaign empowers young men and women to challenge norms that lead to gender violence. The show, featuring The Blue Fashion Runway, is a part of LFW's...
  • Amitabh Bachchan to take part in Andhra Pradesh Government's awareness campaign on maternal and child mortality February 17, 2015

    Hyderabad: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan would take part in an awareness campaign of Andhra Pradesh Government on health issues like maternal and child mortality. "The Principal Secretary (Health) is going to Mumbai next week. He will meet him (Bachchan) with regard to the campaign which would be mainly on maternal and...
  • Tihar jail launches health drive for inmates February 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Tihar Jail authorities who have launched a major drive to get the health check up of its over 13,000 inmates done. Named 'Chhupa Rustam', the general health check-up campaign was launched after it was detected that a large number of inmates suffer from hyper tension. The health camp was started...
  • Delhi elections: AAP takes out cycle rallies to woo voters February 4, 2015

    New Delhi: In a novel method to reach out to the young voters, AAP volunteers are taking out cycle rallies all over the city carrying placards and banners showcasing the party's specific promises to the youth. As the name suggests, the 'Cycle cum Cycle rickshaw campaign', involves the use of...
  • Narendra Modi leads BJP campaign, hits out at AAP, says Arvind Kejriwal back stabbed Delhi January 31, 2015

    New Delhi: Urging the people of Delhi to vote for a BJP government as it can work in tandem with the Centre, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday while addressing an election rally at CBD Ground near Karkardooma in East Delhi accused the Aam Aadmi Party of back stabbing the...
  • Ready to answer 500, 1000 questions face to face: Kejriwal January 30, 2015

    Continuing with its announcement made on Thursday, the BJP asked five questions on the second day from Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on the Delhi Assembly elections. ...
  • Delhi polls: BJP Union ministers, MPs given charge of constituencies January 29, 2015

    New Delhi: With less than two weeks to go for the Delhi polls, BJP today distributed charge of the constituencies here among as many as 58 Union ministers and MPs as it eyes a win here after a gap of 16 years. The charge of the constituencies was allotted by the...
  • Delhi polls: Throat infection hits Kiran Bedi on campaign trail January 29, 2015

    New Delhi: Out to campaign in the BJP strongholds of Karol Bagh and Rajendra Place, the party's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi on Wednesday had to keep mostly silent as she was suffering from a severe throat infection. All that Bedi, whom the party has said will hold as many as...
  • Shashi Tharoor accuses Modi of 'silence' on conversion, other issues January 23, 2015

    Jaipur: Attacked by detractors within the party of praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Friday accused Modi of maintaining "silence" on his ministers comments on controversial issues and conversion campaign by groups like VHP. "Modi has to realise that his ministers simply don't understand that they are...
  • Congress goes hi-tech, vans and videos to showcase Delhi's development to woo voters January 22, 2015

    New Delhi: With filing of nomination papers for Delhi Assembly elections over, the Congress has hit the ground with full force and has become very aggressive in its election campaign. Experimenting with technology, the Congress will flag off 45 vans having LED screens at 3 PM on Thursday. These vans will...
  • AAP relies on star campaigner Arvind Kejriwal: Delhi polls January 21, 2015

    While BJP and Congress have detailed campaign strategies to reach out to voters through various platforms, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is relying on its main face Arvind Kejriwal. They are focusing more on padyatras and direct interactions with voters. ...
  • India launches massive public health campaign to eliminate lymphatic filariasis January 14, 2015

    Washington DC: India was certified polio-free in 2014. Today, the country has the opportunity to achieve its next public health victory with the elimination of lymphatic filariasis, a neglected tropical disease (NTD) that threatens nearly half of its population. To meet this ambitious goal, the Ministry of Health & Family...
  • Salman Khan fails to get votes for Mahinda Rajapaksa in Sri Lanka January 9, 2015

    Colombo: Bad news for Bollywood superstar Salman Khan. This time from neighbouring Sri Lanka. Salman Khan had campaigned for the President Mahinda Rajapaksa in the final phase of the Presidential election campaign. Yet Rajapaksa lost by a big margin. He was roped in by Rajapaksa to woo Bollywood fans in Sri...
  • Harvard Business School Dean lauds Modi's 'Make in India' campaign, says need to reduce red tapism January 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make In India' campaign continues to get a thumbs up from experts. Dean of Harvard Business School Nitin Nohria has lauded the campaign but said there was a need to reduce red tapism. He added that the Modi government has to fulfill its promise of...
  • Not involved in any campaign film of the PM: Amitabh Bachchan January 2, 2015

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan today said he is not associated with any ad film of the Narendra Modi government. There were reports that the 72-year-old actor would feature in a TV ad which seeks to ask Indians to rise above religion for inclusive development. Bachchan took to micro-blogging site Twitter to set...
  • Citizen Journalist: Campaigns in 2014 December 29, 2014

    During the year 2014, the Citizen Journalist show also took some campaigns like 'Save Arian', 'Go Monica', and 'Help Ahmed' and helped them to fight their diseases and problems. ...
  • Miley Cyrus goes topless for a cause December 29, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer Miley Cyrus has posed topless in support of the Free the Nipple campaign. The 22-year-old recently posted a black and white shirtless photograph of herself lying down with her hand over her chest, reports eonline.com. "Some lame a** deff gonna (flag) that but f--kkkkkkk it. #practicewhatchupreach #FreeTheNipple #FreedatS**t," Cyrus...
  • Avail opportunities offered by Make in India campaign: Sushma Swaraj December 28, 2014

    Seoul: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday made a strong pitch for the 'Make in India' campaign and asked South Korean companies "to scale up their presence" in the country. "We regard (South) Korea as one of the most valued partners. Korean companies are already household names in India. We...
  • PM Modi hails Dabbawalas, Saina Nehwal for joining Swachh Bharat December 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hailed famous 'Dabbawalas' (lunch box-carriers) of Mumbai for joining Swachh Bharat campaign, saying their effort is exemplary. "I congratulate the Dabbawalas of Mumbai for joining Swachh Bharat Mission & extending their continued support to it," Modi tweeted. ...
  • Singer Kailash Kher wields broom, gets PM's praise December 23, 2014

    Varanasi: Bollywood singer Kailash Kher, who was nominated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to carry forward the Swachh Bharat campaign, wielded the broom at the Bhadaini ghat on the banks of river Ganga, drawing praise from Modi. "Bravo @kailashkher! I congratulate you for joining Swachh Bharat Mission in Varanasi. Admirable...
  • BJP MP mocks Swachh Bharat campaign, allegedly throws garbage into TMC leader's house December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: TMC MP Kakoli Dastidar has complained to Parliament House Committee Chairman Arjun Ram Meghwal accusing BJP MP OP Yadav, residing on the first floor of the housing complex, of throwing garbage in her backyard. The TMC MP has refused to shift to her newly allotted house on North...
  • Campaign ends for 4th phase Assembly poll in Jharkhand December 12, 2014

    Ranchi: The high-pitched campaign for the fourth of the five-phase Jharkhand Assembly election involving 15 constituencies ended on Friday. While in Dhanbad and Bokaro constituencies, the campaign ended at 5 PM, in the remaining seats it ended at 3 PM. The 15 constituencies are: Madhupur, Deogarh (SC), Bagodar, Jamua (SC), Gandey,...
  • Gambia launches Ebola-free campaign to attract foreign tourists December 10, 2014

    Banjul: Gambia Tourism Board have launched a new Ebola-free campaign to help foreign tourists to have first-hand information about the country's public health situation. The sector will be organising a series of sport activities, among those beach football events, to send a clear message to the world that the West African...
  • J&K polls: Security tightened ahead of PM Modi's rallies today December 8, 2014

    Srinagar: Security has been tightened in Jammu and Kashmir as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address two rallies in the state on Monday. The rallies come just three days after terrorists attacked the four towns of Jammu and Kashmir leaving 11 security personnel dead. He will be addressing a...
  • Campaigning ends for 3rd phase of polling in Jharkhand December 7, 2014

    Ranchi: Campaigning for the third phase of polling on December 9, which saw Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi wooing voters, ended on Sunday. Fourteen of the 17 constituencies going to the polls are Maoist-affected and campaigning ended there at 3 PM. Electioneering...
  • Actress Kareena Kapoor to endorse UNICEF campaign for children's benefit December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor has been roped in to support Child-Friendly Schools and Systems (CFSS) campaign. It is a joint initiative by DTH provider Tata Sky and Unicef, and Kareena, also the Unicef India celebrity advocate, will support the communication campaign for the initiative including promotional films, mailers and...
  • AIDS pandemic has finally reached tipping point: campaigners December 1, 2014

    London: The world has finally reached "the beginning of the end" of the AIDS pandemic that has infected and killed millions in the past 30 years, according to a leading campaign group fighting HIV. The number of people newly infected with HIV over the last year was lower than the number...
  • Bengaluru: 'Kiss of Love' deferred after police refuse permission November 29, 2014

    Bengaluru: After Bengaluru police rejected permission for the 'Kiss of Love' campaign that was proposed for Sunday, the organisers on Saturday decided to postpone the controversial event for a future date. "In order to allay their fears, we have now issued a detailed reply to the police...
  • After Big B, Salman and Aamir Khan, Priyanka Chopra takes to streets for 'Clean India Campaign' November 24, 2014

    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 November 23, 2014

    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...