Tag Archives: Cleanliness drive

Home Minister Rajnath makes surprise inspections in Delhi

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday made a surprise inspection of various locations in the national capital, including the New Delhi railway station and a police station, and asked people and government officials about issues like cleanliness. The home minister visited the New Delhi railway station where he inspected the Sulabh toilet complex and the taxi stand and asked for ...

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‘Let Modi Focus on Legacy of RSS not Congress Leaders’: Digvijay Singh

A day after Congress leaders as well as BJP leaders have commemorated and paid their tributes to India’s first Prime Minister on his 125th birth anniversary, Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh said, Modi should better focus on RSS than trying to claim the legacy of Gandhi, Nehru and Patel. While addressing people at a function, Singh reportedly said, Singh said, ...

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Leaders Commemorate Nehru on His Big Day amid BJP-Congress War

After stirring up controversies on the legacy of India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s 125th Birth Anniversary for a week long, both parties, BJP as well as Congress, commemorated the great former PM on Friday. While Congress has kick-started the celebrations of event by conducting rallies in Delhi, the BJP government has declared that the activities to be initiated on ...

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Sansaad Adarsh Gram Yojana: BJP MP Hema Malini Adopts Raval Village in UP

After being a part of Modi’s cleanliness drive on Friday, BJP MP and actress Hema Malini adopted Raval village in Uttar Pradesh under Prime Minister’s Sansaad Adarsh Gram Yojana (MPs’ Model Village Scheme) on Monday. The project aims to develop three Adarsh Grams or model villages by March 2019, of which one is expected to be achieved by 2016. The ...

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Modi in Varanasi: Cleans Assi Ghat,Spreads Cleanliness Drive

In his maiden visit to Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi brings cleanliness drive to his Lok Sabha Constituency, nominating nine persons including Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, crickters Suresh Raina and Mohammad Kaif, and singer Kailash Kher, to support and carry forward the message to clean India. Modi visited Varanasi for the first time after being the Prime Minister. During ...

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Clean India Call Remains Unheard, Himalayas Turning to be Dumping Yard

The higher reaches of the Himalayas are virtually turning into an open air garbage dump. And Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for cleanliness seems yet to reach these lofty heights. "It’s surprising to see garbage littered here and there in this fragile ecosystem," Aditya Gosh, a tourist from Kolkata, remarked. "It seems the tourists here leave everything except footprints," Ghosh ...

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Tharoor launches cleanliness drive, wins praise from Modi

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor Saturday launched a cleanliness drive on Kovalam beach, personally collecting garbage in bags. Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised his efforts and also retweeted the pictures. Tharoor, who was sacked as spokesperson of the Congress party for tagging along with Modi’s Swachh Bharat campaign, said that Mahatma Gandhi’s sanitation drive was a national cause and not ...

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Shashi Tharoor Launches Cleanliness Drive in Thiruvananthapuram

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor Saturday launched a cleanliness drive, asking "why cede Gandhiji’s sanitation drive to any party" even after losing the post of party spokesman for tagging along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Clean Indian Campaign. The Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha member launched the drive at the Kovalam beach. Later, he tweeted on his micro blogging site, "Before my ...

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Akhilesh Should Explain His Dismal Tenure Before Questioning Modi, Says BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has challenged UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav to show his 31 month’s report card before questioning the track record of the BJP-led NDA government on Thursday, after he criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi. State spokesman Vijay Bahadur Pathak said that the Samajwadi Party (SP) government had very little to show in its tenure so far ...

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Cleanliness Drive in Ganga Improves Aquatic Life

The Ganga cleanliness drive is helping improve the river’s aquatic life, says researchers. Researchers who studied the condition of the river before and after the latest mass cleanliness drive say there have been visible positive results. The study covered Har Ki Pauri, one of the most popular and crowded ghats of the largest river basin in the world. Researchers from ...

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