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Government alone cannot make India clean, says President Pranab Mukherjee

Calling upon all Indians to get involved in the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’, President Pranab Mukherjee today said the government alone cannot do it without people’s involvement.

Government alone cannot make India clean, says President Pranab Mukherjee

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s speech to be aired on national television on Friday

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat is all set to deliver a speech on national television on the occasion of Vijayadashami. This will be aired on Doordarshan and other television channels on Friday. He will speak at Nagpur at 7: 30 PM at their annual function.

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20+ Rare Photos of Mahatma Gandhi from Times Of India archives

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On the Mahatma’s 145th birth anniversary, we’ve dug out 20 of his rare pictures from the Times Of India archives.

20+ Rare Photos of Mahatma Gandhi from Times Of India archives

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Make and Beauty world fantasy on the Durga Puja Celebration

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On the auspicious day of Ashtami, Bengali women offer prayers to Maa Durga and dress up to the hilt to celebrate the ongoing Durga Puja. The traditional attire which includes a stunning saree with heavy eye make-up, a big bindi and ornaments, is the norm for this day. Bengali or not, if you too wish to enjoy the festivitives of Durga Puja, here are tips to get your look right.

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Narendra Modi is a responsible PM, but not as good as Vajpayee: LK Advani

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Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani in Ahmedabad on Thursday lavished praise on Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister but said the country hadn’t seen another Premier like Atal Behari Vajpayee.

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Asian Games Day 13 Live for India through to men’s Kabaddi final

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Men’s Team Semifinal between India and Korea is now on. India have taken an early and are up 9-4 after 10 mins. At half-time, the lead was just 14-12 in favour of India.
India have started the second half well and built up a 23-14 lead. This is more like it. India win 36-25 — a comfortable 11-point win but it wasn’t always so easy.

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Gandhi Gram: The village that is a testimonial to the Mahatma’s grit

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In his book ‘India After Gandhi’, Ramchandra Guha recounts a conversation between Mahatma Gandhi and his friend in Calcutta in September, 1947. After brutal violence in the city, when Gandhi decided to go on a fast, his friend, trying to convince him to break his fast, told Gandhi, “If you die the conflagration will be worse.”

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Delhi High Court notice to CBI, Om Prakash Chautala on plea for immediate surrender

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A fortnight before Haryana goes for assembly election, trouble spells for its former chief minister Om Prakash Chautala. Delhi High Court sought the response of CBI and former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala on a plea for directions to the politician to immediately surrender.

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A ground-to-air security for cleanliness campaign: Is not high profile drama?

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The unprecedented security arrangements rivalling Republic Day parade for prime minister Narendra Modi and the accompanying flip-flops by the government on Cleanliness Pledge guidelines on October 2 sent the central government employees and commuters in a tizzy on Wednesday.

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Swachh Bharat Mission for Clean India kicked off by PM Narendra Modi

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After paying tribute at the memorials of Mahatma Gandhi and former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on their birth anniversaries, Modi himself swept a pavement at Valmiki Basti, a colony of sanitation workers before the formal launch of the ‘Clean India’ drive at Rajpath. While launching the mission at Mandir Marg, he also made a surprise visit at the local police station to check on its cleanliness.

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