Activists of the Indian National Lok Dal protest against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi over the FDI issue in Gurgaon

Activists of the Indian National Lok Dal protest against Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi over the FDI issue in Gurgaon - PTI

Activists of the Indian National Lok Dal protest against Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi over the FDI issue in Gurgaon - PTI

Between 2 pm on October 1 and 10.30 am on October 2, Central government offices in New Delhi remained closed. Why? Because Prime Minister Narendra Modi, concerned about widespread filth in India, is “launching” the nation-wide “Swachchh Bharat” (Clean India) campaign today.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the Indian diaspora in New York with a grand promise: “India will touch new heights.” The crowd of 20,000 Americans of Indian origin erupted in re