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Narendra Modi launches 'Swachhata Hi Seva' campaign: PM says sanitation coverage increased from 40% to 90%
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Narendra Modi launches 'Swachhata Hi Seva' campaign: PM says sanitation coverage increased from 40% to 90%

Launching the "Swachhata Hi Seva" campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday all sections of society and every part of the country have joined the cleanliness drive.

Narendra Modi seeks support of celebrities across fields to promote 'Clean India'', calls it noble service
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Narendra Modi seeks support of celebrities across fields to promote 'Clean India'', calls it noble service

Narendra Modi has written to opinion makers across fields including industry, sports and cinema seeking their support for the 'Swachhata Hi Seva' movement, saying it is the most noble service.

Inspired by Modi's Swachh Bharat, woman seeks toilet as wedding gift, gets Rs 10 lakh reward
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Inspired by Modi's Swachh Bharat, woman seeks toilet as wedding gift, gets Rs 10 lakh reward

A Maharashtra bride who got a "toilet" as her wedding gift from her kin as she preferred it over jewellery will now be given a cash reward of Rs 10 lakh by a sanitation NGO for taking a stand on the issue.

PM Modi heads to Varanasi, lauds people for cleaning up Assi Ghat
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PM Modi heads to Varanasi, lauds people for cleaning up Assi Ghat

Taking forward his Swachh Bharat campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today revisited his constituency and lauded people for helping rid the Assi Ghat of mounds of soil and garbage.

Dear Big B and Vidya Balan, it’s compulsion, not choice, that makes people go without toilets
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Dear Big B and Vidya Balan, it’s compulsion, not choice, that makes people go without toilets

The ads convey the impression that people don’t have toilets at home as a matter of choice - not compulsion – and they should mend their ways if they are serious about a cleaner India.

Master blaster's retirement anniv: Sachin adopts village kicking off his 2nd innings
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Master blaster's retirement anniv: Sachin adopts village kicking off his 2nd innings

Sachin interacted with the villagers twice, made them take an oath for the development of the village with the inspiration of Mahatma Gandhi.

Swachh Bharat: PM Modi cleans Varanasi's Assi Ghat with spade, nominates UP CM Akhilesh Yadav
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Swachh Bharat: PM Modi cleans Varanasi's Assi Ghat with spade, nominates UP CM Akhilesh Yadav

With the media watching , Prime Minister Narendra Modi started cleaning the Ganga at the Assi Ghat in Varanasi on Saturday at around 8.40 am.

On his 60th birthday, Kamal Haasan takes up Modi's Swachh Bharat challenge, wields broom
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On his 60th birthday, Kamal Haasan takes up Modi's Swachh Bharat challenge, wields broom

PM Modi's Swachh Bharat campaign, received more star power with veteran actor Kamal Haasan wielding the broom to mark his 60th birthday at a lake near here.

Inspired by Modi's call, she cleaned Trilokpuri's debris
India

Inspired by Modi's call, she cleaned Trilokpuri's debris

35-year-old Laila Shah wielded the broom and started collecting shards of broken glass and bricks from the narrow lanes of east Delhi's Trilokpuri area in the wake of Hindu-Muslim clashes.

Photos: Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh of Dera Sacha Sauda takes part in Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
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Photos: Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh of Dera Sacha Sauda takes part in Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh of Dera Sacha Sauda took part in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

Tharoor takes up Modi's Swachh Bharat challenge: Credits Cong to steer clear of controversy
India

Tharoor takes up Modi's Swachh Bharat challenge: Credits Cong to steer clear of controversy

On 25 October, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor took on PM Modi's Swachh Bharat Pledge and cleaned garbage accumulate at a beach near Vizhinjam in Kerala.

Modi praises clean up efforts by people after Diwali celebrations
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Modi praises clean up efforts by people after Diwali celebrations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the public for their efforts towards cleaning up the dirt left behind after bursting of firecrackers on Diwali.

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan should become a people's movement: Venkaiah Naidu
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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan should become a people's movement: Venkaiah Naidu

Union Minister for Urban Development M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said the Centre's 'Swachch Bharat Abhiyan' should become a public movement.

PM Modi's Swachh Bharat: Delhi BJP, AAP in full-blown 'garbage politics'
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PM Modi's Swachh Bharat: Delhi BJP, AAP in full-blown 'garbage politics'

Many AAP old timers, who later quit due to differences with the top brass, questioned why AAP didn’t continue its own cleanliness drive.

Unintended consequences: Cong pettiness may turn Tharoor into a hero
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Unintended consequences: Cong pettiness may turn Tharoor into a hero

By harassing Tharoor, Congress leaders are drawing attention to his virtues and turning him into a martyr. If he were to walk out, he could gain a lot.

AICC disciplinary panel considering report against Tharoor for pro-Modi remarks
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AICC disciplinary panel considering report against Tharoor for pro-Modi remarks

Taking strong exception to his repeated praise of Modi and his initiatives like "Swachh Bharat" campaign, Congress in Kerala had sought appropriate action by high command against Tharoor.

Swachh Bharat Campaign: Why Modi's pet project must be more than a media event
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Swachh Bharat Campaign: Why Modi's pet project must be more than a media event

Was Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat campaign just a lip-service? A week after it was launched Firstpost gives you picture of the ground reality.

Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna: PM Modi has stumped his opponents again
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Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna: PM Modi has stumped his opponents again

Modi has been routinely picking up national icons outside the Nehru-Gandhi family for due felicitation and remembrance. He is associating their name with an issue, dear to him.

Shashi Tharoor's 'pro-Modi' stance: 4 lessons that Congress could learn
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Shashi Tharoor's 'pro-Modi' stance: 4 lessons that Congress could learn

After Shashi Tharoor was nominated by PM Modi for Clean India campaign, the Congressmen went into a huddle. The party could learn a few things from incident

Clean India is a great goal. But can we change our internal plumbing?
India

Clean India is a great goal. But can we change our internal plumbing?

The problem with our cleanliness (or lack thereof) is the assumption that it is always someone else’s job. India is living proof of the fact that cleanliness does not necessarily begin at home.