The uniquely Indian concept of 'anti-incumbency' and how Narendra Modi's BJP bucked the trend, returned to power
'Anti-incumbency' is a term that to the surprise of many, is used mostly in India only. It is evident from the Wikipedia entry for 'anti-incumbency' that runs just four lines
Partnering with Tvasta, IITM is working on 3D printing for automated & rapid housing construction.
Karnataka polls: Narendra Modi takes a dig at Rahul Gandhi, says those born with golden spoon won't understand poverty
Narendra Modi on Tuesday took a dig at Congress chief Rahul Gandhi saying one who is born with a golden spoon would never understand the difficulties of the poor and importance of Swachh Bharat campaign
Video of Maharashtra minister peeing by roadside goes viral; NCP takes a dig at Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
Maharashtra water conservation minister Ram Shinde has landed himself in a controversy after a video clip in which he is purportedly seen urinating by roadside has surfaced on social media on Sunday.
Gonda, in Uttar Pradesh, is officially India's filthiest city after coming last in a government survey of more than 400 urban zones.
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.
Calling every incident an eye-opener, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath sought to blame the deaths of over 60 children in Gorakhpur on encephalitis
On the surface, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha might be a film about sanitation but the story also has prominent feminist underpinnings.
'Gori Tu Latth Maar' from Akshay Kumar starrer Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is a melancholic song picturised on a happy occasion
Swacch Bharat mission hits superstitious hurdle in Bihar: Gazipur village residents shun toilets to keep sons 'alive'
It may sound strange but this is the hard reality of Gazipur village in Nawada district of Bihar.
Remember Swachh Bharat Mission? UP BJP MP Priyanka Rawat doesn't, tosses plastic bottle into Saryu river
It seems that Priyanka Rawat, a BJP MP from Uttar Pradesh, forgot about BJP's Swacch Bharat mission
'Darwaza Band' campaign launched: Govt says two lakh villages in India open defecation-free, 64% toilets ready
Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar said two lakh villages across the country have become open defecation free so far; in 2014, there were 44 percent toilets in the country, and this number has gone up to 64 percent
Kumar was beaten to death on Sunday night allegedly by a dozen men after he objected to two of them urinating outside the GTB Nagar Metro Station.
Although Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (Clean India Mission) has sent India on a toilet construction spree, 51.6 percent of households across the country did not use an improved sanitation facility – a system that separates human excreta from human contact–between January 2015 and December 2016.
Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh have emerged as the top two states with the most number of clean cities — 12 and 11, respectively — in India's top 50 clean cities, according to Swachh Survekshan 2017
The 29th Mann ki Baat coincides with the high decibel polling campaigns going on in the states of Uttar Pradesh and Manipur, and comes just a day ahead of the crucial fifth phase polling in the Hindi heartland.
It is not difficult to imagine that Modi's barbs were aimed at politics of doles and emoluments which do little to remove poverty and increase corruption instead, serving only to fatten the middlemen.
The FCRA has any legitimate uses, but it can also be a tool to intimidate and stifle NGOs in India like Amnesty that don't toe the government line
So what makes us a spitting people? A spitting nation? How widely prevalent is the habit across the country?
The trick, with public art, is to try and find the balance by creating murals that are neither over-conceptionalised, nor degrade standards.