Corporates adopt monuments, cities in 'Clean India' campaign

Corporate houses have joined hands with the Union government to keep various cities and historic monuments across the country clean, Union Tourism Minister Sripad Naik said on Friday.

Yesudas courts trouble, says women must not wear jeans

Legendary playback singer KJ Yesudas sparked a controversy over women attire. He said that women wearing jeans is against the Indian culture.

Put Congress' 'malgovernance' into dustbin: Naqvi

Exuding confidence that BJP will form the next government in Haryana on its own, senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday said that time has come to rid the state from "malgovernance" of Congress.

Clean India: A glance at Bapu’s birthplace Porbandar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched his nationwide Swachh Bharat campaign or 'Clean India' mission which aims to achieve a clean India by 2019, the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

Take a glance at Bapu’s birthplace Porbandar in Gujarat.

Clean India: PM Modi kicks off campaign, says country can do it

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday symbolically wielded the broom in Dalit colony where Mahatma Gandhi once stayed to launch a unique nationwide campaign which seeks to change Indians' mindset vis-a-vis hygiene and clean up the country in five years.

Swachh Bharat is nothing but a UPA scheme: P Chidambaram

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan scheme, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched on Thursday with brooms in his hand, was "nothing new but Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan" of erstwhile Congress-led UPA Government, senior Congress leader and former union finance minister P Chidambaram said here on Thursday.

Gandhi Jayanti celebrated in Singapore

Mahatma Gandhi's 145th birth anniversary was celebrated here on Thursday with the Indian High Commission here and local community leaders paying tributes to the Father of the Nation.

No better homage to Gandhi on his birthday: Amit Shah on Clean India campaign

Lauding the 'Swachh Bharat' initiative launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday said there cannot be a better homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary as he appealed to the public to make it successful.

Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal cleans drains at BR Camp

The Aam Aadmi Party volunteers led by former chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday undertook a cleaning exercise on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti.

B-Town remembers Gandhi, Shastri on their birth anniversaries
B-Town remembers Gandhi, Shastri on their birth anniversaries

Bollywood celebrities like Lata Mangeshkar Thursday paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on their birth anniversaries.

When actor Dilip Kumar turned 'Gandhiwala' in jail
When actor Dilip Kumar turned 'Gandhiwala' in jail

 

New Delhi: Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar was once arrested by police for his 'anti-British' views and spent a night on hunger-strike along with other 'Gandhiwalas' lodged in a prison cell.

Lakhs of central govt employees take cleanliness pledge
Lakhs of central govt employees take cleanliness pledge

Lakhs of central government employees Thursday took a pledge to ensure cleanliness in their offices and residential areas by working at least two hours per week as part of Narendra Modi administration's "Swachh Bharat" Mission.

Old documentary on Mahatma Gandhi now in digital format
Old documentary on Mahatma Gandhi now in digital format

A documentary on Mahatma Gandhi containing "rarest of the rare" video footages, including Bapu's first interview to a foreign journalist, has been digitised and will be availaible for public viewing soon.

Nation pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi on birth anniversary

 The nation today remembered Mahatma Gandhi on his 145th birth anniversary with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders paying floral tributes at his memorial here.

'Superhero' tribute to Mahatma Gandhi
'Superhero' tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi has received a unique tribute from an online site. touchtalent.com has come up with an exclusive range of paintings that depict Gandhi as a superhero, ahead of his birth anniversary Thursday.

Goa govt decides to keep casinos shut on Gandhi Jayanti

 Goa government today took a decision to keep the casinos across the state closed for 24 hours on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

Goa govt decides to keep casinos shut on Gandhi Jayanti

Goa government on Wednesday took a decision to keep the casinos across the state closed for 24 hours on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

President Pranab urges citizens to make cleanliness 'national passion'

 On the eve of Gandhi Jayanti, President Pranab Mukherjee today urged countrymen to turn cleanliness into a national passion and ensure that every nook and cranny of the country is kept clean.

Medal to mark 100 years of Gandhi's journey from Africa to India

Commemorating the completion of 100 years of Gandhi's historic journey from South Africa to India to take part in India's freedom struggle, a numismatic dealer here has come up with a limited edition medal on him.

HRD ministry officials asked to take part in cleanliness drive

The HRD Ministry has directed all its staff to remain present on October 2 to mark the launch of the Swachh Bharat Mission and actively participate in the cleanliness oath taking ceremony.