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Swachchh Bharat Mission

Modi’s huge mandate to be a heavy burden

The second Modi government is on its own, and it will be expected not to commit the blunders of its first term.

03 Jun 2019 1:07 AM

Singapore and India: A shared vision for a cleaner future

Singapore too hosts international forums such as the biennial World Cities Summit and Singapore International Water Week.

02 Oct 2018 12:19 AM

Mechanical sweepers, water tankers to combat pollution

Delhi L-G Baijal asked the municipal corporations to consider children as ambassadors of Swachhta.

29 Sep 2018 1:14 AM

European Union delegation takes tips from municipal body

As per Ms Sharma, the EDMC has been making consistent efforts towards better management of solid waste.

30 Jun 2018 5:03 AM

Committed to giving affordable healthcare: PM Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister said that more than 3.5 lakh villages in the country have declared themselves open defecation free.

08 Jun 2018 1:56 AM


UGC directs varsities to ban plastic cups, bottles

The commission has also asked varsities to conduct networking activities on mass awareness on disposal of plastic and cleanliness drives.

20 May 2018 5:12 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Babu gets extension

The recent secretary-level reshuffle effected by the Modi sarkar was a routine one, except for one appointment which took many babus by surprise.

18 Mar 2018 12:21 AM

Chhattisgarh: Teachers told to click pictures of peeing students

The order said the class monitors should maintain a register recording names of students who used the toilets.

24 Dec 2017 6:00 AM

‘Swachchh Bharat flawed’

UN expert says it lacks human rights approach.

11 Nov 2017 5:16 AM

In MP, transgenders turns Swachchh mission mascots

Constructed at a cost of Rs 37 lakh, the trans-toilet facility has a separate make-up room for them.

03 Oct 2017 1:28 AM


Let’s unite to clean India, says Modi

Even 1,000 Gandhis can’t clean India without support of 125 crore Indians, says Modi.

03 Oct 2017 12:47 AM

Military intel destroys over 3,000 kg of ‘junk’

Nirmala Sitharaman will also preside over a function for “Swachhta Hi Sewa” in Delhi Cantonment area.

16 Sep 2017 2:17 AM

Madhya Pradesh family turns toilet into a kitchen

Villager received Rs 12,000 subsidy under Swachchh Bharat.

02 Sep 2017 7:16 AM

Rajasthan’s Swachchh Bharat headache

Claims of state being open defecation-free by December.

02 Jul 2017 5:30 AM

75% villages along banks of Ganga open defecation-free: Modi

PM highlighted how tweets related to uncleanliness in railways receive prompt response and are met with quick action.

11 Apr 2017 9:23 AM


Congress plan to make city ‘most beautiful’

Swachchh Bharat Mission copy of Nirmal Bharat scheme: Jairam.

27 Mar 2017 6:06 AM

Sanskrit to be compulsory upto Class 8 in Assam schools

C.M. Patoway also announced that Cabinet has decided to appoint a special teacher to monitor cleanliness in all of the high schools.

02 Mar 2017 3:17 AM

Now, MP Collector rounds up those peeing in public

The district magistrate had earlier, in an innovative way to discourage open defecation in his area.

28 Dec 2016 2:54 AM

Vajpayee birthday: BJP workers clean up key city markets

The council has decided to makeover all entry points to NDMC area by painting, repairing and thoroughly cleaning.

26 Dec 2016 1:45 AM

U-turn: Naxals back clean drive

The rebels had also instigated the local tribals in some villages to stage demonstrations opposing the programme.

24 Dec 2016 5:26 AM