With broom in hand, Sachin Tendulkar joins 'Swachh Bharat' campaign
With broom in hand, Sachin Tendulkar joins 'Swachh Bharat' campaign

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nomintaion as one of the 'ambassadors' of 'Swachh Bharat' campaign by sweeping a road here with a broom in hand.

DNA: On Gandhi Jayanti, PM Modi takes pledge for a Clean India

Wielding the broom, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the country's biggest-ever cleanliness drive that is expected to cost over Rs 62,000 crore, asserting that the "Swachh Bharat" mission is "beyond politics" and inspired by patriotism.

PM Modi’s 'Swachh Bharat' mission and the challenges

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.

Clean India Mission: Every citizen's duty

All citizens of the nation are equally responsible for keeping India clean.

Has PM Modi seized Gandhi's legacy from the Congress?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems to be virtually hijacked Mahatma Gandhi’s inheritance from the Congress Party.

Has PM Modi seized Gandhi's legacy from the Congress?- Part II

Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems to be virtually hijacked Mahatma Gandhi’s inheritance from the Congress Party.

'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.

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.

Uma Bharti participates in cleanliness drive at Delhi's Shram Shakti Bhawan

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti became the latest minister to take part in a cleanliness drive at the Shram Shakti Bhawan here on Saturday as a part of the NDA Government's 'Swachh Bharat' Mission.

No holiday on October 2; govt employees to take cleanliness pledge

All central government employees have been asked to be present in their offices on October 2 to take cleanliness pledge as part of the Narendra Modi government's 'Clean India' campaign.

Civic bodies plan sanitation drive in Delhi from Oct 2

The three municipal corporations in the city have planned an ambitious sanitation drive from Oct 2 which will see cleaning and refurbishing work being carried out in the national capital, officials said Wednesday.

'Clean India' drive in Uttar Pradesh from September 25

The Uttar Pradesh government will undertake a "Clean India" campaign from September 25 to October 01 in urban areas of the state, officials said on Tuesday.

Swachh Bharat campaign should become mass movement: PM Modi

Ahead of the launch of the Mission Swachh Bharat on October 2, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the mission should become the agenda of the entire country in the form of a mass movement.

Cleanliness campaign to be conducted in all stations on Oct 2

Union Railways Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Friday said that a 'special cleanliness campaign' will be carried out in all railway stations across the country on October 2.

Mahatma Gandhi remembered on 143rd birth anniversary

Mahatma Gandhi was today fondly remembered with President Pranab Mukherjee leading the nation in playing glowing tributes to the Father of the Nation on the occasion of his 143rd birth anniversary.