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  • Littering is just as bad as anti-nationalism: Chetan Bhagat on PM Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat campaign 12 hours 4 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Dressed in a simple pink shirt and a black half Nehru jacket, popular Indian author Chetan Bhagat mopped his brow as he blinked in the harsh lights. He was chatting with a few professors and media persons on a balmy evening here, in Delhi. In the city to promote...
  • UP policemen blame cellphones, western clothes for rapes: Is the Indian police system caught in a medieval mindset? 18 hours 27 minutes ago

    In a bizarre explanation for the rise in rape cases in the state, the Uttar Pradesh Police have now blamed mobile phone culture, bad influence of western culture and indecent dressing sense among women as reasons behind it. ...
  • Mobile phones, indecent dressing, vulgar advertisements lead to rape cases: UP Police 20 hours 31 minutes ago

    In a bizarre explanation for the rise in rape cases in the state, the Uttar Pradesh Police have now blamed mobile phone culture, bad influence of western culture and indecent dressing sense among women as reasons behind it. ...
  • UP Police shares same views as their political masters, says activist Kavita Srivastava Yesterday

    "The UP police doesn't make arrests because they think the same way as the rest of the society. So whenever a woman says that she has been subjected to sexual or other kind of violence they are programmed to say no you invited it," said activist Kavita Srivastava. ...
  • Shashi Tharoor thanks PM Narendra Modi for patting him on clean-up campaign 4 days ago

    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...
  • Living it up: Depression in children on the rise 5 days ago

    In this episode of 'Living It Up', experts comment on the rising depression in children. Irritability, continued sadness and social withdrawal are the various symptoms associated with it. Genetics plays a key role in protecting one from depression. ...
  • PM Narendra Modi praises media, says writing about Clean India drive is service to nation 6 days 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...
  • Shashi Tharoor dares Congress, to take up PM Modi's Clean India challenge today 6 days ago

    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...
  • Despite Congress's warning, Tharoor takes up PM Modi's Swachh Bharat challenge, to clean Thiruvananthapuram beach on Saturday 6 days ago

    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...
  • Meerut: Bootlegger poses as Union Minister, UP Police escorts him October 22, 2014

    Meerut: An alleged bootlegger, who posed himself as a Union minister, was provided escort by local police when he went to attend a function in Meerut. The faux pas came to light when local BJP leaders created a hue and cry on seeing Tanzeem Abbas, a resident of Falawada, saying he...
  • Face-off between SP government, Governor over law and order in UP October 20, 2014

    Lucknow: It is a face-off between the Governor and the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. UP Governor Ram Naik on Monday sparked a row by saying that there was a need to improve law and order in the state. "As a Governor it is my job to ensure that government...
  • Too late to remove Misbah-ul-Haq as Pakistan captain: Inzamam-ul-Haq October 19, 2014

    With the word divided on Pakistan's leadership in the 2015 World Cup between Misbah-ul-Haq and Shahid Aridi, former skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq said that it's too late to meddle with the national captaincy with just over a 100 days remaining for the showpiece event. "I think Pakistan should now continue with Misbah as...
  • Living it up: Polycystic ovarian syndrome on the rise October 18, 2014

    In this episode of 'Living It Up', experts comment on the polycystic ovarian syndrome which has today become an epidemic. One in every 15 women have PCOS. PCOS is a common endocrine system disorder among women of reproductic age. ...
  • Raj Babbar attacks UP government over 'deteriorating' law and order October 15, 2014

    Ghaziabad: Congress leader and former MP Raj Babbar on Wednesday attacked the Uttar Pradesh government for "deteriorating" law and order situation in the district. The actor-turned-politician has expressed his concern to the UP Director General of Police Anand Lal Banerjee over the "deteriorating" law and order in the state, especially in...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • Living it up: Prevent the sitting syndrome October 11, 2014

    In this episode of 'Living It Up', experts comment on the sitting syndrome that leads to diabetes, heart diseases, nerve injuries, high cholesterol, insulin resistance and many other health related problems. ...
  • 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...
  • Katrina Kaif: I'd love to do a film like 'Step Up' October 9, 2014

    Mumbai: She has proven her dancing skills in numbers like "Sheila ki jawaani", "Chikni chameli", "Kamli" and more recently, "Tu meri". Now, Katrina Kaif says she won't mind doing a full-fledged dance-based movie, provided the script is as good as Hollywood entertainer "Step Up". Fresh from the success of "Bang Bang!",...
  • 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...
  • Living it up: Prevent gym injuries October 4, 2014

    In this episode of 'Living It Up', experts comment on gym injuries and measures to avoid such damages. ...
  • Can 'Swachh Bharat' be a reality? October 2, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Swachh Bharat mission on Gandhi Jayanti on Thursday, exhorting his fellow citizens to make cleanliness a priority. We asked experts - Can 'Swachh Bharat' be a reality? ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle October 2, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle. ...
  • 'Swachh Bharat' should become a mass movement: BJP chief Amit Shah October 2, 2014

    Mumbai: The cleanliness campaign launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi should become a mass movement with participation of all sections of society, BJP president Amit Shah said on Thursday. "All political parties, social and religious organisations need to participate in this initiative," Shah said after participating in a cleanliness drive outside...
  • MCD's cleanliness drive for publicity: Congress October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Terming it as a "publicity stunt", the Congress on Thursday lashed out at the BJP-ruled municipal corporation of Delhi over the cleanliness drive launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Criticising the corporation for doing the cleaning for photos, Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee chief spokesperson Mukesh Sharma today said there...
  • News 360: Noose tightens around Jayalalithaa as court orders attachment of property October 2, 2014

    A special court on Thursday attached nearly 3,000 acres of property belonging to firms run by the aides of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa. According to the Court, the companies had acquired the land around Sirudavur, Payanur, Valajabad and Oothukkadu in Tamil Nadu illegally. ...
  • PM Modi launches Clean Up India challenge, nominates 9 celebrities to take up the call October 2, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched his Clean India campaign and taking a cue from the ice bucket challenge, he nominated nine people to take up the Swachh Bharat challenge. Modi hopes the message will go viral on social media. ...
  • Watch: Pak troops join India's Clean Up campaign, clean LoC posts October 2, 2014

    Prime Minister's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has had its impact across the border as well. Take a look at these visuals. Pak Rangers at the LoC at RS Pora also took up brooms and cleaned their posts once they saw the BSF jawans responding to the PM's call for a clean...
  • Watch: The plight of sweepers in India October 2, 2014

    On a day when the PM launched the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, here's a special report on a film on the plight of sweepers in the country. 'Mann Swachh Toh Desh Swachh' is directed by Varun Babu and Anagh Pradhan. ...