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Swachh Bharat

Aakar Patel | Why focus on sanitation is essential for a cleaner India

This focus on littering and rubbish is what separates Swachh Bharat from the two other programmes for sanitation that were run earlier

05 Oct 2021 7:54 AM

Survey: Majority of waste pickers have never heard of Swachch Bharat

The way they live on the margins of society leaves out of reach of any welfare

08 Mar 2020 8:18 PM

Budget 2019: Sitharaman proposes to expand Swachh Bharat Mission

Expressing happiness, she also announced that India will be made Open Defecation Free on October 2nd, 2019, as per the dream of PM Modi.

05 Jul 2019 12:51 PM

Tzar Aerospace, an India-based aerospace and defence startup, raises USD 15 bn

Tzar Aerospace is developing a conceptual unmanned hypersonic research aircraft with new computational approaches and methods.

16 May 2019 1:46 PM

Ladies VROOM

Two sanitation entrepreneurs are transforming old buses into aesthetically-designed portable public toilets for women.

24 Feb 2019 6:33 AM


BMC budget to focus on infrastructure

Swachh Bharat initiatives, bridge work to get major boost.

04 Feb 2019 7:00 AM

People’s Budget and why not?

Taxpayers have always been at the receiving end of successive budgets even as the government constantly grappled with getting its fiscal math right.

03 Feb 2019 2:00 AM

Ganeshotsav to focus on former PM’s memories

BJP hopes to keep Vajpayee’s memories alive among his voters

09 Sep 2018 5:18 AM

Swachh Bharat, Gram Swaraj projects in focus in BJP CMs' meeting

BJP leaders also remembered Vajpayee's work to develop the northeast region and also create three new states as they paid him tributes.

28 Aug 2018 3:10 PM

Let’s talk development: Why the system needs fixing

Availability of resources need not constraint our understanding of linkages and our ability to come up with effective solutions.

22 Aug 2018 12:14 AM


'Muck special' trains now run daily to collect garbage from Mumbai tracks

Officials say that increasing garbage levels are defacing the railways, as well as clogging drainage lines, which leads to water-logging.

19 Jun 2018 7:00 PM

Raipur: This Gabbar threatens you to keep locality clean

Citizens of Tikarpara, a posh locality in Raipur city of Chhattisgarh, have discovered it to their “relief” and amusement on Friday.

03 Feb 2018 4:14 AM

RBI refuses to share details of Swachh Bharat logo on Rs 500, Rs 2,000 notes

The RTI query was filed with the Department of Economic Affairs -- that deals with the policy formulation in respect of currency.

15 Oct 2017 5:49 PM

GST, demonetisation having desired impact: Arun Jaitley

Demonetisation and GST are having desired impact in terms of tax compliances and squeezing quantum of cash in economy.

08 Oct 2017 11:42 AM

Demonetisation, GST having desired impact: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

He said demonetisation, GST were having desired impact in terms of tax compliances and squeezing quantum of cash in economy.

08 Oct 2017 11:26 AM


Swachh Bharat dream will come true with efforts of 125cr Indians, says Modi

Swachh Bharat was launched on October 2, 2014 to make people aware about the advantages of cleanliness.

02 Oct 2017 12:54 PM

India’s first female Olympic medallist launches cleanliness drive in Haryana

Malleswari's cleanliness team included students, government employees and locals.

02 Oct 2017 10:09 AM

Army carries out Swachh Bharat drive at world's highest battlefield, Siachen

It is a logistics challenge to move all types of waste out of the glacier so that these do not become environmental hazard.

20 Sep 2017 2:23 PM

You have the power to impact people's life positively: PM urges Mohanlal to join cleanliness movement

The Prime Minister has invited popular south Indian actor Mohanlal to be a part of the central government's 'Swachhata Hi Seva' movement.

17 Sep 2017 9:59 AM

Misuse of public money: 16 people booked in UP for not building toilet at home

District Magistrate Anita Srivastava said that the people had been given multiple notices over a period of time to build private toilets.

09 Sep 2017 3:33 PM