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By linking cleanliness to spirituality, Gandhi, symbol of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, valorised inhuman practice of manual scavenging
India

By linking cleanliness to spirituality, Gandhi, symbol of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, valorised inhuman practice of manual scavenging

If we consider manual scavenging as an inhuman occupation, then it's important to ask why Gandhi supported the system instead of adopting water closet

By washing feet of sanitation workers, Narendra Modi delivers message of inclusivity as well as blow to Opposition's politics
Politics

By washing feet of sanitation workers, Narendra Modi delivers message of inclusivity as well as blow to Opposition's politics

At Kumbh Mela, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was washing the feet of the poor and the oppressed as well as mocking the elitism that marks the corridors of power in India

9 Months | Season 3 | Health, milestones, nutrition, and setbacks
9 Months

9 Months | Season 3 | Health, milestones, nutrition, and setbacks

Celebrity parents Indraneil & Barkha Sengupta discuss how after the birth of their daughter, they have been particular about her nutrition, fitness, health, and always ensure she is in a clean surrounding.

Narendra Modi followed Mahatma Gandhi in honouring those working towards keeping India clean, says Piyush Goyal
India

Narendra Modi followed Mahatma Gandhi in honouring those working towards keeping India clean, says Piyush Goyal

Narendra Modi had followed the path shown by Mahatma Gandhi by honouring those who worked towards keeping the country clean, railway minister Piyush Goyal said.

Swachh Bharat rankings: Narendra Modi hands over award for cleanest city to Indore, says it inspires rest of India
India

Swachh Bharat rankings: Narendra Modi hands over award for cleanest city to Indore, says it inspires rest of India

Handing over the awards for the cleanest city in India as per the recently released Swachh Sarvekshan 2018 report, the prime minister also lauded Bhopal for securing the second place.

When to introduce your newborn to water?
9 Months

When to introduce your newborn to water?

Avantika Bahuguna Kukreti shares important tips on how to make that first sip of water special and safe for your little one.

Supreme Court slams Centre for filing incomplete affidavit on solid waste management, says it's not a 'garbage collector'
India

Supreme Court slams Centre for filing incomplete affidavit on solid waste management, says it's not a 'garbage collector'

The Supreme Court today came down heavily on the Centre for filing an 845-page affidavit containing incomplete information about solid waste management across the country and said the apex court is not a "garbage collector".

Time yet for Modi to be termed revolutionary; India should take Netanyahu's comment with a pinch of salt
India

Time yet for Modi to be termed revolutionary; India should take Netanyahu's comment with a pinch of salt

Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears to be more of a reformist than a revolutionary, especially because his schemes be it Swachh Bharat, push for yoga or demonetisation, all seek to bring a behavioural change in India

Narendra Modi urges youths to register as voters, says their participation will be 'bedrock of New India'
India

Narendra Modi urges youths to register as voters, says their participation will be 'bedrock of New India'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged youths, who turn 18, to register as electors and said their votes would prove to be the bedrock of New India

Narendra Modi calls Swachh Bharat 'mass movement', urges people not to politicise issue
India

Narendra Modi calls Swachh Bharat 'mass movement', urges people not to politicise issue

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the Swachh Bharat campaign has become a "mass movement".

Madhya Pradesh family fined Rs 75,000 for open defecation in Betul's Rambhakhedi village
India

Madhya Pradesh family fined Rs 75,000 for open defecation in Betul's Rambhakhedi village

A panchayat at a village in Madhya Pradesh's Betul district has imposed a fine of about Rs 75,000 on a family for open defecation.

Amit Shah says Narendra Modi has begun sanitation drive to fulfil Mahatma Gandhi's dream of cleanliness
India

Amit Shah says Narendra Modi has begun sanitation drive to fulfil Mahatma Gandhi's dream of cleanliness

BJP president Amit Shah Sunday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pledged to fulfil Mahatma Gandhi's dream of cleanliness

Devendra Fadnavis sweeps lane in Crawford Market, launches 15-day 'Swachhta hi Seva' campaign
India

Devendra Fadnavis sweeps lane in Crawford Market, launches 15-day 'Swachhta hi Seva' campaign

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis Friday picked up a broom and swept a lane in the busy Crawford Market while launching the 15-day sanitation campaign — Swachhta hi Seva

Mann Ki Baat: Narendra Modi lauds Jamiat-Ulema-e-Hind's volunteering efforts during Gujarat floods
India

Mann Ki Baat: Narendra Modi lauds Jamiat-Ulema-e-Hind's volunteering efforts during Gujarat floods

Narendra Modi hailed Muslim organisation Jamiat-Ulema-e-Hind, saying its volunteers had recently cleaned 22 temples and two mosques affected by floods in Gujarat, setting a "fine" and "inspiring" example of unity

Pinarayi Vijayan writes to school headmasters seeking cooperation for a disease-free Kerala
India

Pinarayi Vijayan writes to school headmasters seeking cooperation for a disease-free Kerala

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Saturday reached out to school heads in Kerala to ensure the participation of teachers and students in the government's massive cleanliness drive to check the spread of diseases in the state.

Congress, BJP takes a dig at Mulayam Singh, says SP patron's words and actions don't match
Politics

Congress, BJP takes a dig at Mulayam Singh, says SP patron's words and actions don't match

A day after Mulayam Singh Yadav blamed Indian National Congress for the loss in Uttar Pradesh polls, the party hit back saying the Samajwadi Party (SP) patron's words and actions do not match and that he had always drifted away when attempts to form a joint front against "communal" forces were made.

Narendra Modi govt aiming to make North East India a gateway to South East Asia
India

Narendra Modi govt aiming to make North East India a gateway to South East Asia

The government aims to make the North East of India a gateway to South East Asia and is making huge investments for the overall development of the region, but lack of cleanliness could hamper this dream, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday.

Swachh Survekshan Survey 2017: Why Kerala must take its dismal ranking very seriously
India

Swachh Survekshan Survey 2017: Why Kerala must take its dismal ranking very seriously

Kerala claims to be the cleanest and greenest state in India, assuming exotic sobriquets for itself, but for the second year in a row, it hasn’t impressed the Union Government’s Swachh Survekshan Survey

Barring human myths and phobias, spiders are inoffensive and integral part of life cycle
Life

Barring human myths and phobias, spiders are inoffensive and integral part of life cycle

We had a dilemma in my house (or rather in my mind) when I first built it: to allow or not to allow spiders.