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After Modi speech, Delhi to enforce fine on public urination, littering

Aug 20, 2014

After Modi speech, Delhi to enforce fine on public urination, littering

Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day call for the launch of a 'Clean India' mission, local authorities in the capital began a sanitation drive that will include fining people for urinating in public or littering the streets, much like in other countries. #India #Environment #Narendra Modi #Delhi #NewsTracker #Independence Day #Pollution #Clean India
Modi's I-day speech Jairam Ramesh welcomes emphasis on toilets

Aug 18, 2014

Modi's I-day speech Jairam Ramesh welcomes emphasis on toilets

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh has welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's emphasis on toilets in his Independence Day speech and suggested collective efforts to end the menace of open defecation in the country. #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #Jairam Ramesh #NewsTracker #Independence Day #Toilets #Modi's I-Day Speech
Modi effect Six newly-wed brides return home as in-laws' place have no toilets

Aug 18, 2014

Modi effect Six newly-wed brides return home as in-laws' place have no toilets

Taking their cue from Prime Minister Narendar Modi's call in his Independence Day address for a toilet in every household, especially in rural areas, the young brides protested to their husbands and in-laws over lack of such a facility. #Uttar Pradesh #Narendra Modi #Inpraiseof #Independence Day #States #Sanitation #Toilets #Sulabh International
Three crucial issues Modi skirted in his first I-Day speech

Aug 18, 2014

Three crucial issues Modi skirted in his first I-Day speech

In his maiden Independence Day speech, PM Modi ignored three key areas: internal security, defence and space, the last two being such areas where India has progressed by leaps and bounds. #World #Economy #India #United Nations #Defence #Pakistan #Narendra Modi #Independence Day #SAARC
Meet Narendra de Gaulle, India's 'Republican Monarch'

Aug 17, 2014

Meet Narendra de Gaulle, India's 'Republican Monarch'

Is Narendra Modi more Charles de Gaulle than Thatcher or Reagan? One thing is certain: he derives his authority directly from the people, and in this he is more closely linked to the aam aadmi that any of our previous prime ministers #PoliticalPlay #Independence Day #Margaret Thatcher #Ronald Reagan #Lee Kuan Yew #narendra #FreeIndia #Modi At Red Fort #Modi's I-Day Speech #Charles de Gaulle #Modi's Independence Day speech

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Independence day release: Why you must participate in FirstVote

Aug 15, 2013

Independence day release: Why you must participate in FirstVote

The methodology is simple - we total your votes, but adjust for state weightage based on seat distribution. For instance, one Uttar Pradesh vote will not be the same as a vote from Tamil Nadu. #Independence Day #FirstVote #online vote #register to vote
Leaked: Manmohan Singh's Independence day speech!

Aug 14, 2012

Leaked: Manmohan Singh's Independence day speech!

Leaked: Manmohan Singh's speech that he will make at the Red Fort tomorrow. #Manmohan Singh #CriticalPoint #Independence Day #15 August

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Leaked: Manmohan Singh's Independence day speech!

Aug 15, 2014

New Indian leader Modi raises issue of rape on Independence Day

India’s new leader marked his first Independence Day in power Friday with a strongly worded speech urging the nation to confront the issue of rape following a series of highly publicized assaults...
Leaked: Manmohan Singh's Independence day speech!

Aug 18, 2014

Ethics panel extends probe of Rep. Petri

The independent group will take 45 days to examine the case...
Leaked: Manmohan Singh's Independence day speech!

Aug 14, 2014

ModCloth Is First Retailer To Sign Anti-Photoshop Pledge

The days of impossibly thin models and botched Photoshop jobs may soon be behind us. Yesterday, ModCloth, an e-retailer specializing in vintage-inspired and independently created clothing and other accessories, became the first retailer to sign the “...