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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Aakar Patel | A rebranded govt: BJP adopted Congress schemes, and gave them new names…

The reality is that the UPA’s schemes had anodyne and unmemorable names even though they had the same aims.

21 Nov 2023 12:05 AM

Public participation must for successful water conservation: PM Modi

PM emphasised that all govts should work like a system where there is constant dialogue between different ministries of states

05 Jan 2023 11:55 PM

Earth Heroes green barren hill and champion Bharatpur’s birds

At the state level, Pramila has been felicitated and feted, receiving the Prakruti Bandhu and Prakruti Mitra awards.

20 Nov 2019 3:59 AM

Cong takes swipe at Modi plogging on beach at Mamallapuram calls it 'drama'

On Saturday Modi was seen picking up plastic litter, water bottles and other waste from a beach during his morning walk.

13 Oct 2019 1:27 PM

PM Modi receives award for Swacch Bharat campaign

PMO said Modi lauded countrymen for contributing to grand success of cleanliness mission, saying he shared honour with them.

25 Sep 2019 8:47 AM


'Swachh Bharat' in US: PM Modi's gesture at Houston airport impresses netizens

PM Modi had arrived at the George Bush Intercontinental airport here on Saturday for the 'Howdy, Modi' community event.

22 Sep 2019 9:29 AM

Take the message of Swachhata Abhiyan from Parliament to villages: LS Speaker urges MPs

Ministers Rajnath Singh, Harsh Vardhan, Prahlad Joshi and other dignitaries were present for the occasion.

13 Jul 2019 5:02 PM

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Hema Malini endeavors to sweep Parliament premises; trolled

The Twitter users, however, were not impressed by the Mathura MP's efforts and criticised her for not doing the task well.

13 Jul 2019 2:13 PM

Slums still see lack of toilets

Civic body managed to build only 2,720 latrines against target of 5,137.

22 Oct 2018 1:36 AM

Cleanliness begins at home

Harshita Trikha is showing people what they can do to manage waste, other than just complaining.

11 Oct 2018 12:41 AM


SBI vows to become plastic free organisation in one year

The initiative is in sync with PM's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and the national commitment to abolish single use plastic by 2022.

02 Oct 2018 6:00 PM

Rs 500 fine for defecation in open by govt

The decision comes in the wake of the Supreme Court granting a stay on new constructions due to the lack of solid waste disposal.

08 Sep 2018 1:02 AM

As PM calls for Swachh Bharat, plastic, banana peels trashed at Red Fort

A few cartons were used as makeshift dustbins which eventually overflowed, forcing school children to throw garbage on the grounds.

15 Aug 2018 1:52 PM

Toilet: A story of desperation in rural India

A Swachh Bharat Abhiyan beneficiary was asked for a bribe in return for a subsidy to build a toilet in his home.

28 Jul 2018 12:56 AM

Watch: Anushka Sharma scolds man in luxury car; Virat Kohli lauds her, you will too

The Indian cricket captain shared a video on Twitter of the actress losing her cool for an important cause.

16 Jun 2018 7:56 PM


CAG mulls outcome auditing of all govt welfare schemes

The national auditor gave the example of primary education.

07 Jun 2018 6:50 AM

Massive tree plantation drive by CG in Bengal

The saplings were sourced from the social forestry department of Kerala government.

06 Jun 2018 7:07 AM

Mumbai’s swachh rank slips by 29 spots

To improve its scores, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to create public awareness among Mumbaikars about cleanliness.

28 Mar 2018 1:20 AM

Mumbai to have its own ‘Abhiyan’

Wards will compete against each other for cleanliness awards.

28 Mar 2018 1:19 AM

Cong seeks apology from Rajasthan min urinating on wall after photo goes viral

Rajasthan Health Minister Kalicharan Saraf says 'not a big issue' after picture of him publicly urinating in Jaipur goes viral.

15 Feb 2018 1:49 PM