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Swachh Bharat

Tourists Who Dumped Pizza Boxes On Karnataka Road Made To Go Back 80Km To Pick Up Trash

Nov 05, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

Two youths were made to travel 80km back to Madikeri in Coorg just so that they can clean up the garbage they had thrown on the highway while traveling.

Rural India Declared Itself Open-Defecation Free Today: PM Modi In Gujarat

Oct 02, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Speaking at the 'Swachh Bharat Diwas' programme in Ahmedabad, Modi said: 'Sanitation, conservation of environment and animals were dear to Gandhi Ji.'

Dhoom-Dhaam Se Manayein, Fit India Pe Dhyaan Dein, Aur Bharat Ko Swachch Rakhein: Salman Khan's Message On Gandhi Jayanti

Taking to his twitter handle, Salman Khan wished all his fans on the occasion, but foremost, he laid his focus on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Fit India Movement and Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan.

On 150th Gandhi Jayanti, Amit Shah Says 'Modi Only PM To Establish Mahatma's Values'

Oct 02, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Union Home Minister Amit Shah underlined the perils of single-use plastic, saying it takes nearly 400 years for it to degrade.

PM Modi Gets 'Global Goalkeeper' Award For Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Over 11 crore toilets were built in the country in the last five years, PM Modi said.

17 September, 2019

What Has The World’s Third Largest River To Do With Malnutrition?

Damayanti Datta

As a historian tells the story of the Ganga in a new book, we connect the dots to see where mindless destruction of nature can take us

02 September, 2019

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation To Honour PM Modi For Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

Outlook Web Bureau

The Swachh Bharat Mission was launched in 2014 and its components include the construction of household toilets, community and public toilets and solid waste management.

22 July, 2019

BJP Pulls Up MP Pragya Thakur For 'Clean Toilet' Remark

Outlook Web Bureau

This comment was not only seen as a casteist remark but also one that was mocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' campaign.

21 July, 2019

WATCH | 'Didn't Become MP To Clean Drains, Toilets': BJP MP Pragya Singh's Shocker In MP

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Pragya Singh's comment is being seen by many as a mockery of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan, which he had launched in 2014 with much fanfare.

13 July, 2019

WATCH: BJP MPs Hema Malini, Anurag Thakur Join Cleanliness Drive At Parliament

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Surrounded by people, Hema, in a grey kurta and black trousers, held a broom and participated in the "Swachh Bharat Abhiyan" on Parliament premises.

05 July, 2019

Safe Drinking Water To Every Household By 2024, Says FM In Budget Speech

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India Budget 2019-20: Presenting the first Budget of the Modi government in its second term, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government also proposes to expand Swachh Bharat to include solid waste management in every village.

18 May, 2019

After Cyclone Fani, A Swachh Bharat Toilet Has Become Home To This Dalit Family

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Rendered homeless, Khirod Jena (58), a landless daily wage earner in Raghudeipur village, has been living in 7 feet x 6 feet toilet, along with his spouse and two grown-up daughters.

24 February, 2019

PM Modi Washes Feet Of Sanitation Workers At Kumbh

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"It's nothing less than a dream. Will share this proud moment with everyone. Modi deserves another chance as the country's head," said one of the sanitation workers whose feet was washed by Modi

12 February, 2019

Corrupt People Are Scared Of 'Chowkidar', Says PM Modi In Haryana

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PM Modi said the efforts of his government were not only to make the country cleaner but also to cleanse it of evils like corruption.

16 January, 2019

Swachh Kumbh Falls Flat As Thousands Of Toilets Go Non-Functional On Day 1

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On the very first "Shahi Snan" (royal bath) that took place on Tuesday on the occasion of the auspicious Makar Sankranti, dozens of visitors could be seen defecating and relieving themselves in the open.

12 December, 2018

This Seven Year Old Girl Took Her Father To Police Station For Not Building A Toilet

Outlook Web Bureau

As the news spread, the Ambur Municipality Commissioner announced Zaara as the brand ambassador for the Swachh Bharat mission.

09 December, 2018

India Much Cleaner After Swachh Bharat Mission, But Old Habits Die Hard: Ruskin Bond

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Bond, known for his literary collections like the Room on the Roof and Mr Oliver's Diary, was addressing an audience at the Tata Steel Jharkhand Literary Meet (JLM) in Ranchi on Saturday, along with another noted author Uday Prakash.

02 October, 2018

Mahatma Gandhi Remains A Shining Beacon Of Hope For Millions: Modi's Tribute To Bapu

Outlook Web Bureau

In the 21st century, the thoughts of Gandhi remain as essential as they were in his time and offer solutions to several problems the world faces.

Photo Gallery

Prime Minister Narendra Modi being welcomed by BJP National President JP Nadda, party members and supporters on his arrival from US, after concluding Quad Summit, at AFS Palam in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives from US, after concluding Quad Summit, at AFS Palam in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi interacts with the farmers and assures them of speedy redressal of their problems by the government, at Katar Singh Wala village in Bathinda.

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Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials during investigation after the death of Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad President Mahant Narendra Giri Maharaj, at Baghambari Gaddi Math in Prayagraj.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to supporters on his arrival from US, after concluding Quad Summit, at AFS Palam in New Delhi. BJP National President JP Nadda also seen.

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Caste Your Vote: Why A Caste Census Could Radically Change India’s Political Map

Opposition parties unite for implementation of a long-standing demand. Will the Modi Government bite the bullet?


A Tulsi Plant, Unworn Sandals, A Mat, Brooms…Hathras Memories In A Post-Truth World

There is no need to contextualise Hathras. It is a standalone story. A warning, a trigger, a tragedy.

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Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls

A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.

Amandeep Sandhu
Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls


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With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu