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Indore to Tirupati to Ujjain: How old cities, temple towns are turning icons of cleanliness
India

Indore to Tirupati to Ujjain: How old cities, temple towns are turning icons of cleanliness

Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Mission, once mocked by many as a silly, unattainable campaign unworthy of a PM, seems to be slowly bearing fruit. Old cities and pilgrim towns, which once seemed like basket cases when it comes to cleanliness, are now leading the way for the rest of the nation.

World Habitat Day 2021: Why inclusive low-carbon cities is critical for India to mitigate climate crisis
India

World Habitat Day 2021: Why inclusive low-carbon cities is critical for India to mitigate climate crisis

Policymakers have to take stock of the material politics of the implementation of the low carbon strategies emerging in an Indian context

Swachh Bharat second phase launched; flagship scheme aims to make cities free of garbage, ensure safe water
India

Swachh Bharat second phase launched; flagship scheme aims to make cities free of garbage, ensure safe water

Under the new phase, it will be ensured that no untreated drain waste is discharged into any river of the country, Modi said after launching SBM-U 2.0 and AMRUT 2.0 at the Ambedkar International Centre in Delhi

India's WASH policies unduly burden women; need to build sensitive ecosystem, communication for social change
India

India's WASH policies unduly burden women; need to build sensitive ecosystem, communication for social change

Involving women in designing, planning, and implementing water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programmes helps decrease school dropout rates, improve literacy rates and health outcomes

Tamil Nadu is the cleanest state in the country, followed by Haryana: Survey
Health

Tamil Nadu is the cleanest state in the country, followed by Haryana: Survey

The survey, commissioned by the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation, has been conducted since 2016 and verified by an independent agency.

CSE questions sustainability of Swachh Bharat Mission's public toilet initiative
News & Analysis

CSE questions sustainability of Swachh Bharat Mission's public toilet initiative

The group asked how will these toilets be kept functional and waste generated be disposed of efficiently.

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

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

Narendra Modi to declare India open defecation-free on 2 October, says Gujarat deputy CM Nitin Patel
India

Narendra Modi to declare India open defecation-free on 2 October, says Gujarat deputy CM Nitin Patel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will declare the country open defecation-free on the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on 2 October

Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to hold talks with Donald Trump, receive award from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan today; day's top stories and more
India

Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to hold talks with Donald Trump, receive award from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan today; day's top stories and more

Here are today's top stories: Narendra Modi to hold talks with Donald Trump on sidelines of UNGA today; Rajnath Singh to embark on two-day visit to Chennai starting today to attend investiture ceremony of Indian Coast Guard; and more

Bill, Melinda Gates to honour Narendra Modi for sanitation initiative 'Swachh Bharat Mission' aimed at improving access to toilet
World

Bill, Melinda Gates to honour Narendra Modi for sanitation initiative 'Swachh Bharat Mission' aimed at improving access to toilet

Bill and Melinda Gates aren't backing down from honouring India Prime Minister Narendra Modi despite concerns about human rights abuses in the disputed Kashmir region

Narendra Modi to receive award from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan
India

Narendra Modi to receive award from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

Narendra Modi will receive an award from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan from during his visit to the United States later this month.

'Opposition is using killing power': Pragya Singh Thakur's statement is embarrassment for BJP; time party took stern action against her
Politics

'Opposition is using killing power': Pragya Singh Thakur's statement is embarrassment for BJP; time party took stern action against her

Pragya Singh Thakur's irresponsible remarks, including her latest comment about Opposition using killing power to harm BJP leaders, are clearly out of sync with the party's and the government's collective image projected to the voters and the world at large

Union Budget 2019: Sanitaryware industry urges govt to cut GST, encourage personal hygiene
Business

Union Budget 2019: Sanitaryware industry urges govt to cut GST, encourage personal hygiene

The sanitaryware industry has urged the Centre to rationalize Goods and Services Tax (GST) to 5 percent from the existing 18 percent to pare down the cost and encourage personal hygiene

Vadodara civic body ropes in cops, CCTVs to catch litterers, will impose fine of Rs 500 to Rs 1,000 from 17 June
India

Vadodara civic body ropes in cops, CCTVs to catch litterers, will impose fine of Rs 500 to Rs 1,000 from 17 June

From 17 June, the Vadodara Municipal Corporation will impose fine, ranging from Rs 500 to Rs 1,000, for acts like spitting on roads, littering, urinating in open, defacing walls, illegal hawking and parking; it's planning to take help of CCTVs and police personnel to catch offenders

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

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.

In Rajasthan’s Chita Mehrat community, Narendra Modi’s schemes on toilets, bank accounts leave an impact on voters
Politics

In Rajasthan’s Chita Mehrat community, Narendra Modi’s schemes on toilets, bank accounts leave an impact on voters

Access to toilets, gas stoves and direct benefit transfer under Modi govt's flagship schemes is likely to make a dent in the winning prospects of the Congress in Pushkar constituency in Rajasthan

In Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi, toilets built under Swachh Bharat Mission exist only on paper, open defecation continues
India

In Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi, toilets built under Swachh Bharat Mission exist only on paper, open defecation continues

In the village of Deora in Jhansi district in Bundelkhand, Suman Devi’s family got money to build a toilet. But the money could not even cover the cost of a toilet pan

BJP manifesto: Continuity for sure, but some goals are aspirational; where will the money come from?
Business

BJP manifesto: Continuity for sure, but some goals are aspirational; where will the money come from?

The BJP manifesto promises continuity which is assuring as there will be more of the same with certain toppings directed to the poorer sections.

Narendra Modi govt is mixing up its fiscal arithmetic; consequences may not be pleasant five years from now
Business

Narendra Modi govt is mixing up its fiscal arithmetic; consequences may not be pleasant five years from now

The purpose of government spending is about providing finance for those areas that only the government can provide, and not leave them at the mercy of the market.