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  • 'Swachh Bharat' campaign must make impact on ground: Sumitra Mahajan 8 hours 40 minutes 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....
  • Prime Minister appreciates Nita Ambani for taking up the 'Clean India' challenge 3 days 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 3 days 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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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!...
  • Nita Ambani, Abhishek Bachchan, Sunidhi Chauhan named 'Clean Maharashtra' goodwill ambassadors 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Nita Ambani, wife of industrialist Mukesh Ambani, Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, playback singer Sunidhi Chauhan and Marathi film star Makrand Anaspure are among the nine eminent personalities from Maharashtra who will be the "goodwill ambassadors" of the 'Swachhata Abhiyan' in the state. The announcement was made by Governor CH Vidyasagar...
  • Sachin Tendulkar meets PM Modi, discusses 'Swachh Bharat initiative' campaign 5 days ago

    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...
  • India, China sign deal on clean water technologies 6 days ago

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday signed a deal with Canada on clean water technologies, with a focus on Prime Minister's Clean Rivers Mission. An MoU was signed in this regard between the two countries in the presence of Union Minister of State of Science and Technology Jitendra Singh, Canadian Minister...
  • Delhi: Shazia Ilmi joins BJP's cleanliness drive 6 days ago

    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...
  • Vision is to achieve goal of clean Ganga: Government to SC 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The NDA government on Wednesday asserted before the Supreme Court that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious clean Ganga plan has a "vision" to achieve the goal of 'aviral' (uninterrupted) and 'nirmal' (clean) river. "The ultimate (plan and target) is clean and continuous flow of Ganga. Aviral and nirmal flow...
  • Centre for multi-pronged strategy to popularise 'cleanliness' 1 week ago

    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: 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. ...
  • 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...
  • Delhi government to work with industrial bodies for 'Swachh Bharat' October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The industries department of Delhi government and DSIIDC are roping in various industrial bodies to help with the removal of debris and discarded material from industrial areas as part of an initiative under the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'. "We will remove debris and waste material lying in public places...
  • Think how social media can stop terror: Modi tells Zuckerberg October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday discussed the use of social media in checking terror activities and a host of other issues with social networking giant Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The issues discussed included 'Swachh Bharat' Mission with the Facebook co-founder. Zuckerberg, who called on the Prime Minister, expressed his...
  • Bigg Boss 8: Minissha Lamba takes a dig at Aarya Babbar October 10, 2014

    Day 19 in the Bigg Boss house brought with it a bundle of surprises for the housemates as superstar Hrithik Roshan entered the house grooving to the tunes of his recently released movie Bang Bang. Bigg Boss welcomed Hrithik and congratulated him on the success of his movie. Hrithik greeted...
  • Netizens join Swachh Bharat Mission as it goes online October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Seeking to convert 'Swachh Bharat Mission' into a 'Jan Andolan', Urban Development Ministry has facilitated an online platform to enable the citizens network with each other to collectively take up cleanliness activities. In this regard, the Ministry is taking the help of...
  • Karishma Tanna is 'dumb', 'uneducated', behaves like a slum dweller; are 'Bigg Boss 8' contestants trying to gang up against her? October 9, 2014

    We all know that it doesn't take too long to escalate trivial tiffs into major issues. So when Tanisha poured water on Sonali Raut's face, it was expected to lead to several arguments and that's exactly what the viewers got to watch. Waking up to the tunes of "Dulhan toh...
  • Kerala Congress targets Shashi Tharoor: Should national interest be above party politics? October 8, 2014

    After Congress leader Shashi Tharoor supported Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' campaign, the Congress in Kerala has recommended disciplinary action against the former minister. ...
  • Bigg Boss 8, Day 16: Is Karishma Tanna cashing in on her fight with Gautam Gulati? October 8, 2014

    Agreed, Karishma Tanna has the right to be upset with Gautam Gulati. Going by Gautam's behavior after insulting Karishma, he deserves to be rebuked and boycotted, which did happen in the previous episodes. But wasn't the recent tiff between the two uncalled for? Karishma, who is still upset with Gautam...
  • Kerala Congress recommends disciplinary action against Tharoor for praising Modi October 8, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: After Congress leader Shashi Tharoor supported Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' campaign, the Congress in Kerala has recommended disciplinary action against the former minister. The Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) is miffed at Tharoor after he said he was honoured to accept PM Modi's invitation to join the...
  • Anil Ambani completes PM's clean India challenge, nominates Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan October 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Two days after Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Clean India Challenge, industrialist Anil Ambani has picked up a broom urging the nation to follow suit. He was one of the 9 people nominated by the PM to take the 'Clean India' message forward. Ambani was...