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On Mahatma Gandhi's 151st birth anniversary, Kovind and Modi pay homage to Father of the Nation at Rajghat
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On Mahatma Gandhi's 151st birth anniversary, Kovind and Modi pay homage to Father of the Nation at Rajghat

Gandhi Jayanti is also observed as International Day of Non-Violence after the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution to that effect on 15 June, 2007

Gandhi Jayanti 2020: Prayer services, cultural events set to mark the Mahatma’s 151st birth anniversary today
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Gandhi Jayanti 2020: Prayer services, cultural events set to mark the Mahatma’s 151st birth anniversary today

Gandhiji's birth anniversary is also marked as the International Day of Non-Violence after the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution to declare the same on 15 June, 2007

Flipkart to collect plastic packaging back from customers at time of delivery, starts pilot in 7 cities
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Flipkart to collect plastic packaging back from customers at time of delivery, starts pilot in 7 cities

The pilot project aims at ensuring existing plastic packaging in the system is recycled and reused, Flipkart said in a statement

'Lost in conversation with sea': Prime Minister Narendra Modi pens poem after Mamallapuram visit, shares it on Twitter
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'Lost in conversation with sea': Prime Minister Narendra Modi pens poem after Mamallapuram visit, shares it on Twitter

In the eight-paragraph signed poem, Narendra Modi describes the ocean's relationship with the sun, the waves, and its pain

Narendra Modi plogs Kovalam Beach in Mamallapuram during morning walk, advises citizens to maintain cleanliness
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Narendra Modi plogs Kovalam Beach in Mamallapuram during morning walk, advises citizens to maintain cleanliness

Prime Minister Narendra Modi cleaned the shores of Kovalam beach during his morning walk

Five years of Swachh Bharat Mission: Survey finds 72% believe cities now cleaner, but 88% report garbage still dumped in public spaces
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Five years of Swachh Bharat Mission: Survey finds 72% believe cities now cleaner, but 88% report garbage still dumped in public spaces

72 percent believe their city and neighbourhood is cleaner than 2014, want no single-use plastic and public health to be the focus in mission’s next phase

100 days of Modi 2.0: Transforming voters’ mood from reflexive cynicism to implicit trust is PM’s biggest achievement
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100 days of Modi 2.0: Transforming voters’ mood from reflexive cynicism to implicit trust is PM’s biggest achievement

Narendra Modi has shown a remarkable capability to take risks and remain steadfast on convictions amid fierce pushback.

GST Council reduces tax rates on electric vehicles and chargers to 5% from 12%; EV makers welcome duty cut
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GST Council reduces tax rates on electric vehicles and chargers to 5% from 12%; EV makers welcome duty cut

In the Union Budget 2019-20, the government provided additional income tax deduction of Rs 1.5 lakh on the interest paid on loans taken to purchase Electric Vehicles.

BJP must rein in motormouths like Pragya Thakur, make Pranav Singh Champion case template for response to arrogance
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BJP must rein in motormouths like Pragya Thakur, make Pranav Singh Champion case template for response to arrogance

Irresponsible utterances and actions of BJP leaders like Pragya Singh Thakur and Akash Vijayvargina do not only bring down their image but also that of the BJP

BJP summons Pragya Singh Thakur to BJP headquarters to explain her 'not-elected-to-clean-toilets' remark
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BJP summons Pragya Singh Thakur to BJP headquarters to explain her 'not-elected-to-clean-toilets' remark

BJP working president JP Nadda "pulled up" Pragya Singh Thakur for her remarks that she was not elected to the Lok Sabha for cleaning up toilets.

'Anadi lag rahi thi': Husband Dharmendra joins in trolling Hema Malini's cleanliness drive 'photo-op' in Parliament
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'Anadi lag rahi thi': Husband Dharmendra joins in trolling Hema Malini's cleanliness drive 'photo-op' in Parliament

Also joining the bandwagon was Malini's husband, veteran actor Dharmendra. He was asked on Twitter whether his wife had ever picked up a broom in her life.

'Please practice wielding the broom in private': Omar Abdullah takes jibe at Hema Malini over cleanliness drive at Parliament
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'Please practice wielding the broom in private': Omar Abdullah takes jibe at Hema Malini over cleanliness drive at Parliament

A short video of Hema Malini cleaning a road inside the complex came in for severe criticism on social media as her broom barely touched the ground.

Budget 2019: Ahead of his 150th birth anniversary, Mahatma Gandhi top of Centre's agenda in an otherwise mixed-bag Budget
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Budget 2019: Ahead of his 150th birth anniversary, Mahatma Gandhi top of Centre's agenda in an otherwise mixed-bag Budget

A deeper look at the Budget document and the government's policies in the past, shows that the Modi government walks the talk in assimilating Gandhi's views and principles in governance

NDA government's 'Swachh Bharat Mission' in villages has reduced groundwater contamination, reveals UNICEF study
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NDA government's 'Swachh Bharat Mission' in villages has reduced groundwater contamination, reveals UNICEF study

These studies, commissioned by UNICEF and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, were launched on World Environment Day and aimed at assessing the environmental impact and communication footprint of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) respectively.

Narendra Modi lists what he achieves in a day, day after day; underscores image as tireless performer
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Narendra Modi lists what he achieves in a day, day after day; underscores image as tireless performer

Narendra Modi remains the biggest talking point in this poll, and almost a billion people will vote in seven phases to either keep him or vote him out of office.

BJP takes contrasting path to growth, poverty alleviation, pits top-down aspirations against Congress' bottom-up handouts
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BJP takes contrasting path to growth, poverty alleviation, pits top-down aspirations against Congress' bottom-up handouts

If you look beyond the slogans and an impressive rain of data by Narendra Modi's colleagues at the launch of the BJP manifesto, the real deal is that there is a more-of-the-same flavour in Modi's to-do list

Congress election manifesto: Several poll promises will meet implementation hurdles; strict follow-up action key to success of schemes
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Congress election manifesto: Several poll promises will meet implementation hurdles; strict follow-up action key to success of schemes

The manifesto also talks about more public sector bank mergers which will depend a lot on how the Bank of Baroda-Dena-Vijaya Bank alliance works out as there will be several lessons to be learnt.

World Water Day 2019: Water crisis’ disproportionate toll on women can no longer be ignored
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World Water Day 2019: Water crisis’ disproportionate toll on women can no longer be ignored

Pictures of women carrying pots may be beautiful and widespread in popular culture, but it is a crime and outrage in the 21st century that women are girls are still carrying 20 litres on their heads for kilometres every day.

#MainBhiChowkidar: Narendra Modi's digital campaign aims to surpass Mera Booth Sabse Mazboot outreach of one crore
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#MainBhiChowkidar: Narendra Modi's digital campaign aims to surpass Mera Booth Sabse Mazboot outreach of one crore

Similar to the ‘NaMo Again’ campaign, this initiative shall come up with merchandise. The ‘NaMo Again’ campaign includes caps, T-shirts, etc., with printed slogans – all available online.

BJP launches #5YearChallenge on Twitter: Party leaders, Twitterati cite media reports to highlight Modi govt's progress
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BJP launches #5YearChallenge on Twitter: Party leaders, Twitterati cite media reports to highlight Modi govt's progress

The ruling BJP on Friday launched a new Twitter campaign, the #5YearChallenge, to highlight the changes it brought into India during its tenure. The Twitterati, along with BJP leaders, also cited media reports to showcase the change brought about by the Modi government.