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PM Modi to deliver keynote address at launch ceremony of 'Azadi Ke Amrit Mahotsav se Swarnim Bharat Ke Ore' today
India

PM Modi to deliver keynote address at launch ceremony of 'Azadi Ke Amrit Mahotsav se Swarnim Bharat Ke Ore' today

The programme will unveil yearlong initiatives dedicated to Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav by the Brahma Kumaris, which include more than 30 campaigns and over 15,000 programmes and events

Modified India: Third decade begins for Narendra Modi in service of the nation
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Modified India: Third decade begins for Narendra Modi in service of the nation

Narendra Modi is a man with a mission and with a single-minded determination to transform India

Two decades of Narendra Modi in public office has unleashed might of a billion aspirations
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Two decades of Narendra Modi in public office has unleashed might of a billion aspirations

In the two decades that Narendra Modi has been in public office, first as chief minister and then as prime minister, he has established his vision of development for all

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

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
India

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

Mohan Bhagwat's appeal to India's youth to imbibe Gandhian principles indicates RSS success in distancing Congress from the Mahatma
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Mohan Bhagwat's appeal to India's youth to imbibe Gandhian principles indicates RSS success in distancing Congress from the Mahatma

The move to embrace Gandhian principles by Hindutva-based organisations got a real fillip when Prime Minister Narendra Modi started majorly invoking Mahatma Gandhi in his governance policies, the flagship being the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

Montek Singh Ahluwalia's Backstage traces the trajectory of India's public policies, economic growth
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Montek Singh Ahluwalia's Backstage traces the trajectory of India's public policies, economic growth

Performance in the first two years of the NDA was greatly helped by the collapse in world oil prices in October 2014, which created a very favourable external environment compared to the situation facing the UPA when oil prices were very high.

Book excerpt: Ankur Bisen traces India’s continuing sanitation challenge, linking to its historical and cultural roots in his maiden effort
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Book excerpt: Ankur Bisen traces India’s continuing sanitation challenge, linking to its historical and cultural roots in his maiden effort

The book introduces the challenge of sanitation to the young India with an honest confession that the previous generation has goofed it up and that they have an opportunity to start on a clean slate

India declared open defecation free, but in Mumbai's Mahim, slum residents face a different reality
India

India declared open defecation free, but in Mumbai's Mahim, slum residents face a different reality

For the slum-dwellers of Mahim East, the Modi government's claim of the country becoming open defecation free is "a lie".

Maharashtra polls: Patchy delivery of farm loan waiver irks voters in Vidarbha and Marathwada, but impact on election remains in doubt
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Maharashtra polls: Patchy delivery of farm loan waiver irks voters in Vidarbha and Marathwada, but impact on election remains in doubt

People in Vidarbha and Marathwada seem to have a positive view of the Narendra Modi govt at Centre, but offer mixed opinions on the BJP-led state government

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauds Reliance Foundation, Tata Group for cleanliness drive
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauds Reliance Foundation, Tata Group for cleanliness drive

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday lauded the cleanliness drive launched by Reliance Industries' philanthropy arm Reliance Foundation and the Tata Group, as his 'Clean India' mission finds acceptance from common man to high and mighty of corporate India

National Plog Run to make neighbourhoods plastic-free engages 28 lakh participants across India
India

National Plog Run to make neighbourhoods plastic-free engages 28 lakh participants across India

Since the first plogging event in 2016, the Swedish fitness trend has grown immensely in popularity around the world.

Gandhi Jayanti 2019 Updates: Narendra Modi declares India open defecation-free, sets 2022 target to phase out single use plastic
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Gandhi Jayanti 2019 Updates: Narendra Modi declares India open defecation-free, sets 2022 target to phase out single use plastic

Gandhi Jayanti 2019 Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Ahmedabad at 6 pm, visited the Sabarmati Ashram and then participated in a Swachh Bharat programme

National leaders pay respects to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary: BJP, Congress conduct marches to spread Gandhian philosophy
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National leaders pay respects to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary: BJP, Congress conduct marches to spread Gandhian philosophy

Rahul Gandhi leads Congress' padayatra from the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee office to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Narendra Modi proposes 'Einstein Challenge' in NYT op-ed to mark Mahatma's 150th birth anniversary
India

Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Narendra Modi proposes 'Einstein Challenge' in NYT op-ed to mark Mahatma's 150th birth anniversary

On the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Narendra Modi wrote an opinion piece for the New York Times about 'The great leader envisioned a world where every citizen has dignity and prosperity.'

Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Rahul Gandhi leads padyatra to Rajghat in Delhi, slogans of 'Mahatma Gandhi Amar Rahein' heard
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Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Rahul Gandhi leads padyatra to Rajghat in Delhi, slogans of 'Mahatma Gandhi Amar Rahein' heard

Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday led a 'padyatra' in Delhi with a large number of party workers following him to Mahatma Gandhi's memorial Rajghat.

Amit Shah kickstarts 'Gandhi Sankalp Yatra': Over 3,200 BJP MPs, MLAs, other elected representatives to join party's massive event
India

Amit Shah kickstarts 'Gandhi Sankalp Yatra': Over 3,200 BJP MPs, MLAs, other elected representatives to join party's massive event

BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday flagged off the party's main programme for the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, the 'Gandhi Sankalp Yatra'.

Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind pay homage to Father of the Nation; RSS, Congress speak of harmony in tweets
India

Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind pay homage to Father of the Nation; RSS, Congress speak of harmony in tweets

On the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, several leaders took to Twitter to pay homage to the Father of the Nation.

Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Pune's Sassoon Hospital recalls surgery Mahatma underwent amid political unrest in 1924
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Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Pune's Sassoon Hospital recalls surgery Mahatma underwent amid political unrest in 1924

Ninety-five years on, the operation theatre at the government-run hospital has turned into a memorial but one that is not open to the public

Mahatma Gandhi 150th Birth Anniversary 2019: UNESCO, Doordarshan to co-host hour-long TV show 'Bapu Zinda Hain'
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Mahatma Gandhi 150th Birth Anniversary 2019: UNESCO, Doordarshan to co-host hour-long TV show 'Bapu Zinda Hain'

Rarely heard audio clips of Mahatma Gandhi will be featured as part of an hour-long television programme jointly hosted by the UNESCO and Doordarshan to commemorate his birth anniversary.