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UN envoy says Modi's Swachh Bharat mission 'faulty', Govt calls report 'rambling'

The UN expert also said both sanitation and provision of safe drinking water should be accorded equal priority.

10 Nov 2017 6:58 PM

With brooms in hand, Yogi, 500 BJP leaders go on Swachh Taj Abhiyan

Adityanath, the first BJP CM of UP to visit the Taj Mahal, entered from the western gate where he swept the road along with senior leaders.

26 Oct 2017 1:21 PM

NTPC invites developers to set up 100 waste-to-energy plants

Company invited expression of interest from domestic as well as global players for setting up such plants.

17 Sep 2017 11:05 AM

CM Mamata turns down Centre circular for second time

State education minister Partha Chatterjee informed that the Central government’s order was turned down.

20 Aug 2017 2:30 AM

Toilet karenge search: Now Google for nearest restroom

The campaign has been launched from the NDMC area for urban local bodies in the Delhi and NCR by the Union Urban Development Ministry.

13 Jul 2017 3:36 AM


Big B ‘closes door’ on open defecation

The ‘Darwaza Band’ campaign is being supported by World Bank and is being rolled out countrywide immediately after the launch.

31 May 2017 3:05 AM

50 more ‘dump trash, get rich’ machines by June end

It credits e-wallets by Rs 2 for a glass bottle, Re 1 for a plastic bottle, 50 paise for cans, and 20 paise for paper cups and wrappers.

28 May 2017 4:51 AM

Mamata Banerjee meets PM, demands Rs 10,000 crore for schemes

Banerjee is on a four-day visit to the Capital in view of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s official tour.

11 Apr 2017 12:22 AM

Mamata Banerjee meets PM, seeks early release of central funds

In the meeting held in the morning, Mamata also raised the loan waiver issue with the PM while discussing the state's debt situation.

10 Apr 2017 4:18 PM

Video: Akshay is enraged at Indian's apathy towards building toilets

He takes up the cause of building toilets for women who are not allowed to answer nature's call in the daylight.

25 Mar 2017 10:47 AM


Adityanath bans pan masala, tobacco in UP govt offices, schools

Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya said that Adityanath has inspected the annexe and directed the officials to maintain cleanliness.

22 Mar 2017 3:35 PM

Over 100 open defecation free districts in country: PM

The Swachh Bharat Mission was launched on October 2, 2014 by the Prime Minister with an aim to eradicate open defecation by 2019.

08 Mar 2017 4:10 PM

Slums in Delhi to get 6,000 new toilets by June

The DUSIB is entrusted with providing civic amenities to about 700 JJ clusters.  

15 Feb 2017 6:58 AM

Union Budget 2017: 53 per cent more funds for rural houses

Sanitation coverage in rural India has gone up from 42 per cent in October 2014 to about 60 per cent.

02 Feb 2017 1:25 AM

PM Modi laments depts settling disputes in courts

Stresses on a mechanism in the field of sports and need to tap ‘enormous potential’ of the country’s youth.

21 Jan 2017 2:00 AM


Talking bad about country is not good education: Manohar Parrikar

Education should impart values of patriotism and personality development, says Defence Minister.

16 Jan 2017 6:11 PM

Ujjain: Civic workers thrash sick 72-year-old for defecating in open

Ujjain Municipal Corporation on Friday suspended three employees in connection with the incident.

31 Dec 2016 12:45 AM

Mumbai soon to become open-defecation free: BMC

It claims that the 118 spots in the city identified as places where open defecation was practiced, now have toilets.

30 Dec 2016 4:58 AM

Information policy on the anvil, says Venkaiah Naidu

The minister also urged the states to do more effective campaigns under Swachh Bharat Mission.

11 Dec 2016 6:14 AM