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Good governance, development to aid welfare of citizens, says Modi

Narendra Modi said all officers must keep the poor and the ordinary citizens in their minds while taking decisions.

24 Aug 2017 11:19 AM

Most products made in China: Rahul mocks Modi's 'Make in India' scheme

Rahul also took a potshot at the RSS, saying it was bent on changing the country's Constitution.

17 Aug 2017 3:53 PM

Rhetoric not enough

Casteism is an ancient practice that is accentuated in modern days by the differential treatment in the name of affirmative action.

01 Aug 2017 12:01 AM

It’s time to make city waste-free, says Anil Baijal

Mr Baijal’s remarks came after he visited the construction and demolition (C&D) waste processing facility at Shastri Park in east Delhi.

09 Jul 2017 3:56 AM

Taxing sin city

Watching movies in a theatre has been slapped with a sin tax, the bracket that’s shared with gambling/betting. But why must cinema bear the brunt?

02 Jul 2017 12:14 AM


Ahead of Modi's US visit, Haryana village renamed 'Trump Sulabh Village'

Sulabh, a non-governmental organisation, provides affordable sanitation and toilets to the masses to end the practice of manual scavenging.

24 Jun 2017 10:38 AM

Rajasthan: Man killed by civic officials was protecting wife, daughter

Civic officials beat up 44-year-old for protesting photos they were clicking of the women defecating in the open.

17 Jun 2017 3:05 PM

Perks and perils of self-publicity

The Planning Commission is replaced by the Niti Aayog, where Niti stands for National Institution for Transforming India.

04 Jun 2017 12:10 AM

Uttarakhand will be open defecation-free by May end: Trivendra Singh Rawat

Earlier, the Centre had announced that Sikkim was the first state to become open defecation free followed by Himachal Pradesh and Kerala.

28 May 2017 12:55 PM

Still waiting for good times

After three years of Modi Sarkar, we are still nowhere close to achche din.

25 May 2017 6:25 AM


New India under the Maximum Leader

In three years of Mr Modi’s rule, the government has managed to obfuscate India’s constitutional guarantees.

24 May 2017 3:00 AM

Bihar woman gifts 'amazing' basket made out of waste plastic to Modi

Fifty-year-old Gita uses plastic waste like wrappers and polythene to make vases, baskets and similar items.

23 May 2017 6:49 PM

BJP govt scores high on hype, low on delivery

The failure to create jobs is another example of the yawning gap between promise and delivery.

21 May 2017 12:09 AM

Chhattisgarh: Toilets built under Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan 'stolen' from woman's home

The 2 women wanted their toilets to be traced and action taken against those involved in the 'theft', house officer Ishaak Khalko said.

11 May 2017 2:24 PM

Assam's 'Swachhata Maulana' a crusader for Swachh Bharat ensures disease-free society

His zeal to convince people about proper sanitation and hygiene earned him the sobriquet 'Swachhata Maulana'.

07 May 2017 6:01 PM


Yogi Adityanath picks up broom after UP city declared dirtiest

Only one city of the state, Varanasi, had figured in the list of 100 clean cities in the government's Swachh Survekshan 2017.

06 May 2017 11:39 AM

Adopt bio-toilets at railway stations: Prabhu tells India Inc

Prabhu said industry should apply their business minds to develop water-less, odour-less toilets.

27 Apr 2017 6:18 PM

Modi cracks up on Deewar-Swacch Bharat spinoff poster on Twitter

Modi couldn’t help cracking up at the poster which was tweeted to the Prime Minister by a follower.

12 Apr 2017 2:13 PM

Viral ad for Swachh Bharat shatters gender stereotypes

The video also challenges ideas about how spaces occupied by a man or woman should look.

08 Mar 2017 7:23 PM

Sarpanch who beat odds to win PM’s salute on Women’s Day

Along with Uttara Thakur, nine other women from different parts of the country will be felicitated by PM at a function in Gujarat.

08 Mar 2017 1:38 AM